Disease in South Bay

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ACT for Mental Health (San Jose)

ACT provides counseling, assessments, and mental health services to anyone in need. Current volunteer opportunities include: bookkeeping, grant researchand writing. mental health project coordination, clerical duties, web planning and Implementation, and marketing activities, such as fundraising.

All About Sugar (South Bay Region)

During this seminar, you will learn about the importance of sugar, how to read food labels to accurately monitor your sugar intake and the science behind sugar cravings so you can control them when there are lots of pies and other sweets during this holiday season. The information will be presented in simple terms to make it easy to understand. The seminar is presented by a Ph.D. scientist with more than 24 years of experience. Image by congerdesign from Pixabay.

American Cancer Society South Bay (South Bay Region)

Volunteer to serve in Santa Clara County with possilbility of working from home. Opportunities include helping with events, policy changes, office support, working with survivors, drive patients to their medical appointments and working at their resale shops.

American Diabetes Association South Bay (South Bay Region)

Call for volunteer opportunities in the South Bay area.

American Heart Association South Bay (South Bay Region)

Call for volunteer opportunities in the East Bay, South Bay, Peninsula and San Francisco. Opportunities exist in the following areas. Administrative, American Heart Walk, Communications and Health Initiatives.

Asian Americans for Community Involvement (South Bay Region)

Most of the clients are low income Asian immigrants and refugees. Current programs include mental health and primary care health services, HIV/AIDS prevention and education, breast cancer education, substance abuse treatment, a center for survivors of torture, a senior center, after school youth programs, English and citizenship classes, and advocacy. Share your time, skills, talents, and abilities to enhance the quality of life in your community. Contact them directly to find out about the many volunteer opportunities available.

Breathe California (San Jose)

There are many volunteer options related to help promote healthy lungs such as helping teenagers quit smoking, coordinating asthma camp activites and organizing events like health fairs.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (San Jose)

Friendly visitors program is dedicating one hour per week to visiting one senior living in a long term care facility. These visits help reduce the residents feelings of loneliness and improve the quality of their lives.

Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America South Bay (South Bay Region)

Opportunities include (1) Physician Office Visitation Program: make sure CCFA materials are available in physician offices. Requires regular visits to approximately 3 to 4 physician offices. (2) General Clerical Work: light office work, including stuffing envelopes and computer work, can be as needed or on a regular basis. (3) Education: planning seminars, securing speakers for seminars and seminar publicity. (4) Special Events Committee:help to plan and prepare for the variety of special events throughout the year. (5) Support Group Facilitators

Foundation Fighting Blindness South Bay (South Bay Region)

The Foundation funds thousands of research studies at hundreds of prominent institutions worldwide and raises awareness of retinal degenerative diseases. Please contact to learn more about volunteering opportunities.

Health Trust (San Jose)

The goal of the Living Center is to promote the optimum health and well being of people living with HIV/AIDS, and to educate the community about the disease. Living Center volunteers are needed to help lead fun as well as informational workshops to clients. Volunteers are needed to teach workshops on any health and wellness topic.

Hearts and Minds Activity Center (San Jose)

Hearts and Minds Activity Center is the only dementia-specific adult daycare program in Santa Clara County. Caring for loved ones takes a community. Volunteers work with the regular staff during all the activities in which clients are engaged, in both small and large group settings. Volunteers often bring their own talents and interests, like musical performance, to share with our clients.

Kaiser Permanente San Jose (San Jose)

KP San Jose is a 225 bed hospital staffing over 300 Volunteers. Volunteer services are centered towards customer service and hospitality, complementing the quality of care provided by the staff. Opportunities are available days, evenings, and weekends.

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara (Santa Clara)

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara has a plethora of opportunities to help your community and gain new skills and experiences.  Volunteers receive many benefits including healthcare and gift shop discounts.  For people over 55 years of age, Kaiser offers mileage reimbursement and auto liability for the drive from your home to the hospital.

Regional Medical Center of San Jose (San Jose)

The Center welcomes volunteers who give their time, patience, talent and support to patients and visitors. Volunteers assist with discharging patients, delivering patient records to physicians, greeting visitors and similar activities.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (San Jose)

There are many volunteer opportunties. Get involved in school and youth programs, Light The Night Walk events, Team In Training, general office help, donor development, patient services and family support groups, and advocacy. There are also ways to help with fundraising by helping to plan or promote events, soliciting donations, registering participants at the door, assisting with the set up, clean up and breakdown. Share your expertise in public relations, law, finance, fundraising or event planning.