The Volunteer Center
of Kern County, Inc...

The Volunteer Center of Kern County was established February 1972, celebrating over 30 years of service to the community.

The Volunteer Center of Kern County, Inc. is comprised of many agencies functioning as one central location for volunteerism efforts in Kern County.

Volunteer Exchange Program: Volunteers ranging in age from pre-school to 54 years of age.

RSVP - Senior Corps Program: Senior volunteers who are aged 55 and above.

Court Referral/Community Service Program: An alternate sentencing program utilized by court and probation in lieu of incarceration and/or fines.

Volunteer Activities:  Calendar of Special Events and Activities for Volunteers and the Community.


ORGANIZATIONS REGISTER HERE

VOLUNTEERS REGISTER HERE

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The Taste of Kern County

Those of you that feel you could be Kern Countyís Next Iron Chef or you have that favorite recipe (or two or three) that would make televisionís Top Chefs drool with envy, now is your chance to show the world your culinary expertise. The Volunteer Center of Kern County is happy to announce the publication of a taste-tempting Custom Cookbook/CD combination featuring favorite recipes from the Heart of California.

These cookbooks will be professionally published in a hardback three-ring binder and contain special pages of interest, a table of contents, an index, helpful cooking hints, and recipe category dividers. It is sure to be treasured for years to come. Your name will be printed with each of your recipes.

To make it easier for you to submit your recipe, we have made available an Instruction Sheet and the Recipe Submission Form in both a Word Document and as a PDF file. Click Here to Download the Word Document or Click Here to Download the PDF version. We are looking forward to your tasty submissions.

You can also pre-order your own copies (they will be great stocking stuffers or holiday gifts) of the cookbook. Click here to Download a Cookbook/CD Order Form as a Word Document file or Click here to Download a Cookbook/CD Order Form as a PDF file.

You must Hurry, submissions end October 18th.

If you do not have a PDF File Viewer, Click Here for Adobe Reader to order one.


BINGO BINGO BINGO

Every Thursday evening we are hosting BINGO to benefit the Volunteer Center at Westchester Hall, located at 2801 F Street.


VEHICLE DONATIONS

Due to severe budget cuts, the Volunteer Center of Kern County is in need of donations to help fund its worthwhile activities.  Cash donations are always needed.  Now you can turn your old car into a welcome tax deduction by donating it to the Volunteer Center.  Help those who help others with your tax deductible contributions.

Feel free to view our Mission Statement, see who is on our Staff and Board of Directors and find points of contact for the Volunteer Center and member agencies, find out how your Organization can request information on volunteer assistance, learn how YOU can Volunteer your time and services or view other important Volunteer Links.

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