To learn more about volunteer opportunities or submit a volunteer application, please contact Ricky Hurtado, Community Engagement Manager, at or 707.252.1123 ext. 114.  We welcome student volunteers seeking community service or internship hours.

Administrative Support

Volunteer assistance with administrative projects and tasks is an immense help to staff, helping ensure efficient and effective operations.

Social Media Intern

Social media is an important tool for spreading the word about our important work. We are seeking a social media whiz to work with the Development team on drafting content and scheduling posts on our current platforms (Facebook and Twitter) as well as researching and potentially expanding to additional platforms. Additional tasks will include monitoring and maintaining an online presence on relevant social media groups and pages. Minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week for 4-6 months is preferred.

Spanish Translators

Bilingual Spanish translators are needed to translate marketing materials, social media posts and other documents. 

Office Support

There are numerous opportunities for volunteers to come into the office and help with administrative work including filing, data entry, mailings, scanning and more.

Professional Services

We are grateful for donated services which help us keep our operating costs low. We welcome both novice and experienced professionals seeking to build their portfolio.

Photographers and Videographers

We are seeking photographers and videographers to help tell the story of what we do and the impact of our work. Opportunities may include fundraising events, client events and client, staff and volunteer portraits/testimonials.

Graphic Designers

The skills of graphic designers help us communicate with the community in an effective and professional manner.  Graphic designers are needed to help produce a variety of Cope publications throughout the year, including brochures, flyers, annual report, digital graphics for website or social media, invitations and postcards.


Cope hosts and participates in numerous events throughout the year. Each one relies on volunteer support to assist with a variety of tasks and ensure the success of the event.

Fundraising Events

Fundraising events are an important source of revenue for Cope. Throughout the year, we host our own events as well as support third-party events that raise funds on our behalf.  Events may include a golf tournament, private party or gala event. Tasks would include day of duties as well as assistance with the planning and logistics of the events.

Community Outreach Events

In an effort to build awareness of our work and recruit new clients, volunteers and donors, we regularly attend a variety of community and networking events. We are seeking volunteers to represent Cope at these events, in partnership with at least one staff member. Duties may include booth set up/breakdown, talking with people about Cope and distributing collateral materials. 

Program Support

Our program staff relies on volunteer support to help carry out their work with our clients.

Project Assistance

Volunteers are periodically needed to assist with projects such as updating the client bags for our Baby Steps Home Visitation program, packaging holiday gift baskets or cataloging our Family Resource Center supplies.


Volunteers are invited to share their expertise with our clients by leading a class or activity. Examples include organizing interactive activities for childcare, teaching a financial literacy workshop or leading a yoga or Zumba class.

Family Socials

We periodically host social gatherings for our clients. Volunteers are needed for duties such as set-up/ break-down, food preparation/serving and children’s activities such as face-painting or arts and crafts.