Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

The following agencies have opportunities to serve from home.


Learn To Be

Tutor underserved K-12 students over zoom on subjects that range from basic math and reading comprehension to chemistry and pre-calculus.

For more information, please visit



Help with remote tasks such as scanning and proofreading, describing images, etc. These tasks help maintain an e-book library that helps people with print disabilities read.

For more information, please visit



Smithsonian Transcription Center

Help make Smithsonian collections more accessible.  Transcribe historical documents such as field notes, diaries, photo albums, and manuscripts to preserve this valuable information and facilitate research.

For more information please visit



Wilshire Community Services

Volunteers are matched with homebound and isolated seniors residing in SLO County to develop a mutually caring relationship. Volunteers engage in 'friendly visits' at least once per week. Typically these are done as in-person visits, but due to the current need to keep physically distant, most are being done over the phone.   

Contact Kristen Grasso at for more information and to sign-up.



Wilshire Hospice

Support hospice patients and their families in Northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. Older adults at end of life need support now more than ever. Whether it is much needed respite and support, grocery shopping or a listening ear, your support is valued. You can choose to: work in the office or directly with patients and their families; a few hours a week, a couple hours a month, or a one time event.

With the hospice training online, it's never been easier to start the process of giving back. Training is easy and free. No medical background necessary. Volunteers are provided with the appropriate protection and training to keep volunteer and patient safe. Upcoming training dates:
July 14, 15, 16, Tues-Thurs, 10:00am-12:00pm
July 21, 22, 23, Tues-Thurs, 10:00am-12:00pm

Email Steve Willey, Volunteer Manager, at or visit for more information. 




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