The Center for Service in Action at Cal Poly connects students with meaningful community service opportunities that complement their educational experience, strengthen their understanding of diversity and social responsibility, and develop skills to become ethical and knowledgeable leaders who contribute to a global society. The Center for Service in Action cultivates reciprocal service and learning partnerships between the university and community partners. The Center for Service in Action also serves community-based organizations and governmental institutions seeking University support to address unmet community needs.

Student Community Services Link

AmeriCorps Volunteer Infrastructure Project Link

Alternative Breaks Link

 A Social Justice Conference Link

Make a Difference Month Link

Service Learning Link

About Us Link

Stay Connected Link

Community Service Awards Link

Come meet with dozens of Non-Profit & Community Organizations from across SLO County looking for volunteers and interns for their programs.

Participating organizations recruiting volunteers listed below. those with asterisks also have internship opportunities.

5Cities Homeless Coalition

Alzheimer's Association*

Boys & Girls Clubs of South San Luis Obispo County

Camp Natoma*

Camp Ocean Pines

City of SLO Parks & Recreation

County of San Luis Obispo Animal Services

dana adobe cultural center*

Downtown SLO*


El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO)

El Chorro Dog Park

Family Care Network*

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County*

Habitat for Humanity*

Hospice SLO County*

Jack's Helping Hand

New Life K9s*

Restorative Partners*

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden*

Stand Strong*

the ranch*

transitions-mental health association*

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of San luis Obispo*

United Way of San Luis Obispo County

Wilshire Community Services

Need to Contact Us?

Please feel free to email, call or drop into the Center for Service in Action.
Phone: (805) 756-5834
Location: Building 52, Room E22
Open: Weekdays, 8:30AM - 5:00PM

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