Volunteer Opportunities

Have you thought about getting involved, but not sure where to start? 

The City of Morgan Hill has many volunteer opportunities that could allow you to give back to your community and have an impact, develop a new skill,  meet new people, stay connected, explore a new career, or just help you grow individually as a person. 

Research indicates that volunteering not only benefits and strengthens your community and the organization you are volunteering for, it can have significant health benefits. 

Apply to become a volunteer today by completing this form

Please note, some volunteer roles may require a background check, finger printing or a TB test. Please allow two weeks for processing these requirements. 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Driver - RYDE Program (Resuming in Fall 2021)
RYDE is a curb-to-curb transportation and local trip planning service for adults 65+ living in the Morgan Hill area. Volunteers are needed to help seniors get to their appointments, run errands, or get groceries. 
RYDE Program Information

Magical Bridge Morgan Hill (Opening in Fall 2021)

The Morgan Hill Magical Bridge Playground needs your help to ensure the City can maintain the park once it is open to the public. This help is needed in the areas of continued fundraising and future commitment to volunteer. All funds raised will be used for future park maintenance.
Click Here To Donate 
Click Here To Apply To Volunteer

Preschool Aide

Assist the preschool teachers with classroom activities. Requires background check and TB testing. Time commitment of at least 6 months is required. Age 16+

Afterschool Homework Assistants
Help at different sites across the city that run after school programs. Assist the children with their homework for the day. Age 16+ Requires background check and TB testing.

Administrative Support - Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)
Help in the office with various job assignments, such as filing and making copies, other tasks as assigned. Requires background check and TB testing. 
Senior Center Nutrition Program Server- Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)
Join our nutrition program team as a lunchtime server. We are looking for a team player who is excited to serve daily from 10:30-1:00. Requires background check and TB testing.

Senior Center Bingo Monitor- Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)
Twice per week (Monday & Wednesday 9:30-11:30) help set up, manage, and take down the Bingo. Work with a team of Bingo Volunteers as an advocate for the Seniors as well as Management. Requires background check and TB testing.

Administrative Support - Aquatics Center (AC)

Assist the staff at the Aquatics Center with various office tasks. Help give out life vests during the busy season. Requires background check and TB testing.

Administrative Support - Senior Center 
Assist the operation of the Senior Center by working at the Senior Welcome Desk. Greet members as they come in, answer questions, answer phones and various other activities. Requires background check and TB testing.

Adopt A Park
Either solo or with a group help the City of Morgan Hill keep their parks clean and beautiful. Such needs are picking up trash, planting plants, cleaning up graffiti, etc. 

Adopt Public Art
There are many pieces of public art around the City of Morgan Hill. You can adopt a piece of art and help the city keep the art looking like new.

Adopt A Trail
There are several trails around the City of Morgan Hill. The trails are a wonderful resource for the community. Individuals and groups can help throughout the community by adopting a trail to help keep them viable for everyone to use. The needs are to keep the trail maintained by keeping brush cut back, trash picked up and various other projects.

Special Events
Help the city staff with special events throughout the year. The day of events may need volunteers to help out as well.

Aquatics Program Assistant 
As a volunteer in the aquatics programs you will be assisting the teachers by being another set of eyes. You will help with the younger children’s classes by making sure they stay on the wall as well as games and songs. Requires background check.

Creek Clean Up
With the help of community volunteers, the city hosts a Spring and a Fall creek clean up each year. These cleanups offer an opportunity for individuals, families and groups to be a part of the solution to local water pollution. Spend a morning working with your friends and neighbors to help pick up trash and keep our local waterways neat and clean. Email us for details.

Maintenance Volunteer 
The maintenance department has several volunteer opportunities.

Youth Action Council Participant
Youth Action Council, activities and volunteer programs for youth 12+

Summer Camp Volunteers
Assist the summer camp staff with the children in camp. Requires background check and TB testing. Age 13+

Volunteer with our Partners!

Morgan Hill Historical Society

Discover the fascinating history of our community at Villa Mira Monte! Share your passion for history by becoming a Docent at the Hiram Morgan Hill House, the Morgan Hill Museum and/or the School Field Trip Program (Grades 3-5). Other ways to get involved include museum archiving, events and fundraisers, property management and much more. Make new friends and have a great time!

If you're interested in volunteering with the Morgan Hill Historical Society, please contact:
Morgan Hill Historical Society
17860 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037