It's Fun
  • Make new friends
  • Try something different
  • Feel good
  • Reduce stress
You'll  Learn A Lot
  • Discover hidden talents
  • Face new challenges
  • Gain valuable experience
  • Meet community leaders
Strengthen Your Community
  • Be part of the solution
  • Build community resources
  • Join community projects
  • Feel connected
It Matters
  • Know you've helped to improve someone's life
We'll match your interests, talents and time to the needs of non profit and community organizations throughout Kern County.
It's Quick & Convenient
We will help you find the opportunity that's right for you.
It's Easy
Your help is always needed. Call us or visit
It Works
In existence since 1972, the Volunteer Center works to match volunteers with local non profits working together to address the needs of Kern County individuals and families.
Our Mission

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Thursday:
  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Closed 11 a.m. - 12:30 lunch
To mobilize people and resources to deliver creative solutions to address community problems.

"The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others." - DeAnn Hollis