Calendar of Volunteer Events

Ivey Ranch Elementary School needs classroom math support in 4th grade. The volunteers would be in the classroom with the teacher offering student support. Help is needed Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:25-2:00. Contact Dieter Swank at dieter.swank@oside.us.

Angel’s Depot needs volunteers to help sort and pack food. For exact dates and times, contact Rick Cunningham at 760-599-7093 or volunteer4us@theangelsdepot.org.

Friday, April 24: MAAC Project Head Start-Parent Involvement needs volunteers for the Home Base Spring Festival. Contact Rebecca Kirkpatrick at 760-471-4210 or rkirkpatrick@maacproject.org.

Friday, April 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Ivey Ranch Park Association needs volunteers to help with leading horses and grooming for a Girl Scout Troop. Contact Gina Lorenz at 760-722-4839 or volunteer@iveyranch.com.

Friday, April 24, 3:00pm - 6:00pm: St. Mary, Star of the Sea needs help at their School Luau. Help set up stage and hang backdrops. Contact Christine Winicki at 760-583-4614 or cwinicki@yahoo.com.

Saturday, April 25, 9:00am - 12:00pm: San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy needs help with their Creek to Bay Cleanup. Volunteers can sign up to receive details at http://sanelijo.org/restoration-events-signup. Contact Nick Regoli at 760-436-3944 x 709 or nick@sanelijo.org.

Saturday, April 25, 9:00am - 12:00pm: St. Mary, Star of the Sea needs help at their School Luau. Help hang palms and tablescapes. Contact Christine Winicki at 760-583-4614 or cwinicki@yahoo.com.

Saturday, April 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm: The Mottino YMCA in Oceanside is hosting its annual Healthy Kids Day. At this event, there will be a number of booths set up with activities, information, and food sampling; and can utilize volunteers to facilitate. This might include helping to set up, helping with a game activity, serving samples of food, and helping with a craft. Contact Kim Sonoda at 760-758-0808 x14027 or ksonoda@ymca.org.

Saturday, April 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm: The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation is having a community clean-up event at Hubbs Trail. Come out to the Hubbs Trail Clean-up Event at 4300 Garfield Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008 and learn about trail maintenance and protecting the use of the lagoon. Four main areas of improvement will be carried out, these include; trash pickup/graffiti removal, invasive plant removal, erosion control, and repacking of decomposed granite. Contact Morgan Wofford at 760-804-1969 or morgan@aguahedionda.org.

Saturday, April 25, 3:00pm - 6:00pm: St. Mary, Star of the Sea needs help at their School Luau. Help manage bounce houses and assist with animal show. Contact Christine Winicki at 760-583-4614 or cwinicki@yahoo.com.

Saturday, May 16, 10:30am - 2:30pm: The City of Carlsbad is hosting the Wild West Fest. This Wild West event brings out the cowboy hats in Carlsbad wtih western music, cowboy crafts, pony rides and more. There is also a salsa contest where guests can either compete or eat. Help the little cowboys have a great time by volunteering for this event. Contact Natalie at 760-602-7511 or natalie.alegre@carlsbadca.gov.

Saturday, May 16: MAAC Project Head Start-Parent Involvement needs volunteers for the Families Train and Boat Ride. This event starts at the Oceanside Train Station, going to Coronado and coming back to Oceanside. Contact Rebecca Kirkpatrick at 760-471-4210 or rkirkpatrick@maacproject.org.

Saturday, May 23: The San Dieguito Heritage Museum will host its 27th Annual Deep-Pit BBQ on the museum grounds at 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. Volunteers are needed to help set up tables & chairs, help serve food, teardown and clean-up. This is the first of two big fundraisers of the year. They can use all kinds of help. You can contact the museum office at 760-632-9711 or email barb@sdheritage.org.

Sunday, May 24, 6:00am - 6:00pm: North County Lifeline needs volunteers to help sell strawberry lemonade at the Strawberry Festival in Vista. Various shifts are available throughout the day, prepping and selling strawberry lemonade. Contact Melissa Alcazar at 760-842-6254 or malcazar@nclifeline.org.

Saturday, May 30, 9:00am - 12:00pm: Noah's Ark Learning Center needs volunteers for their "Helping Hands Day." Painting and light cleaning of preschool facility, side-by-side parents and children. Snacks/drinks will be provided to volunteers. Contact Peg Hughes at least 5 days before the event at 760-724-5445 or peg@noahsarkvista.com.