Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Abode Services! This online application is the first step of the volunteer application process. Please note that individual volunteers are required to attend a volunteer orientation and complete additional paperwork. 


All the information you provide will be kept confidential. We do not sell or share email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, or personal information to any other organizations.


If you have any questions or problems submitting this form, please contact Jean Morgan, Community Outreach Director, at (510) 252-0910 ext. 804 or

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Volunteer Interests

I am:*
  • an adult (19 or older)
  • a student (18 or younger)


What kind of volunteer positions are you interested in? (serving meals, working with children, office work, special events)?

I would like to volunteer as:*


Do you have any special skills or talents, like playing a musical instrument or speaking a foreign language? Let us know!

Special skills or talents:


Do you have any physical limitations that might impact what kinds of duties you'd be interested in? (e.g., if you are unable to lift boxes of donated items).

Physical limitations:
Which day(s) are you available to volunteer?*
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
Which time(s) are you available to volunteer?*
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
If you are currently employed, where do you work?
If you're a student, what's the name of your school?
What year will you graduate?


Thanks for telling us about yourself. Are there any questions you'd like to ask us, or information you want to share about your application that you didn't have the chance to list above?

Comments or questions:

From time to time, Abode Services staff members may take photos of volunteer activities for use on our website, social media, and other marketing and informational material. Please check the box below if you do NOT give permission for your image to be used in this way.

  • I do not give permission.

Emergency Contact Information

Please provide the name of a contact we can notify if you are involved in an emergency.

Emergency contact:
Emergency contact relationship:
Emergency contact phone:

Reference Information

Please provide the name of a reference (other than a relative) we can speak to about your application.

Reference type (business, school, personal):
Reference phone:

If you have ever been charged with or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, please explain it here. All applicants 18 or older must clear a background check before they may volunteer with children, or interact with program participants without a staff member present. If you have no criminal record, type "none."

Criminal record?*

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