1311 EYE STREET BAKERSFIELD CA 93301

661-395-9787

FAX: 661-395-9780

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Thursday:
  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Closed 11 a.m. - 12:30 lunch

VOLUNTEER CENTER PROGRAMS

VOLUNTEER EXCHANGE PROGRAM 

Volunteers, 54 and below, are matches to oungoing service opportunities and one time projects. Projects range from ongoing volunteer opportunities to "spot" volunteer positions that are focused on a single event. Click here for more information... 

RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)

Senior volunteers, 55 and above, provide a lifetime of experience to the agencies they serve. Seniors stay active and contribute valuable experience to many local non profits. Special "outings" are offered for our seniors including the annual Recognition Luncheon and bus trips!!! Click here for more information... 

COURT REFERRAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM

Clients ordered by the Court or Probation Department complete court ordered Community Service by volunteering their hours to support the local community in lieu of fines and/or incarceration.  Contact us today for more details!  DO NOT begin court ordered hours prior to contacting this office.  

WELCOME TO THE VOLUNTEER CENTER!

1311 EYE STREET BAKERSFIELD CA 93301 USA

   

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

               WELCOME TO THE VOLUNTEER CENTER OF KERN COUNTY!

VOLUNTEER CENTER OF KERN COUNTY serves the Kern County area, focusing on community, civic, and social issues that impact the residents and greater region. Our goal is to to serve our community utilizing volunteers dispatched from our Volunteer Exchange Program, the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.) and the Court Ordered Community Service Program.  "Volunteers" are the heart of Kern County. Find more at About Us...

Coming Soon! Call or stop by for donations!

By helping the Volunteer Center, you are not only supporting a number of
internal programs, but you are also making sure hundreds of local non-profit community partners will receive the much needed volunteer services as well to assist them in delivering their services to the community!

Check out our events page for more details...

 

Events & Donations

WEDNESDAY - JUNE 14TH
KEEP KERN COUNTY COOL FAN DRIVE
LOCATION: KGET TV 17 COMPASSION CORNER - 22ND & L STREET
Time:  5 AM - 7 PM
The Volunteer Center of Kern County is hosting its 16th annual Keep Kern County Cool Fan drive benefiting Kern County Seniors and Veterans. The Volunteer Center of Kern County has partnered once again with KGET TV 17 to collect New, Gently Used Fans. The 2017 Keep Kern County Cool Fan Drive is being generously supported by PG&E and Sunpower by Sun Solar!!  In addition to this, the Volunteer Center will also be accepting monetary $$donations (cash, check, debit or credit cards). This is such an amazing event and we all work hard to fulfill as many fan requests as possible. Seniors living on a limited income depend on this alternate resource for cooling during the hot summer months! The more fans we collect the more fans we can give and provide a cooler summer to as many seniors as we can.  YOU can donate a fan or if you are a senior and need a fan please call 395-9787 for details.  Applications available June 14th.  
                                  **CLICK ON THE EVENTS & CALENDAR TAB TO SEE MORE INFORMATION!**

Volunteer Center of Kern County - All Rights Reserved - 2017

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