Service Learning

Community Service Opportunities for Saratoga High Students

For more information and more ideas on how to serve in our community contact Tim Galleher:


Current Opportunity

Satrorette Elementary School Tutor Needed
Tutors are needed Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays (once a week) from 3-4 PM.  contact or visit for more information

Night to Shine (Tim Teabow Foundation)
For the fourth consecutive year, Night to Shine Silicon Valley will enable special needs youth to experience the joy and excitement of a complete prom experience under the care of hundreds of community volunteers. I am reaching out to you to help us enlist more students age 16 and up to volunteer to share an inspiring evening as a buddy to one of our 300 Kings and Queens of Night to Shine. Can you please support us by spreading this information to your school? Full community service support is offered.

When:   Friday, Feb 8th 6-9 pm
Where: The Home Church, Campbell CA
                          scroll down to YOUTH VOLUNTEER ICON AND ENTER INFO
Requirements:   Attendance at one of two BUDDY TRAINING Classes
                          January 28, 2019, 7-9 pm
                          Feb 2, 2019, 12- 2 pm
                          Please bring community service forms to the trainings
And if you want to understand the joy, view last years event video at
On behalf of the 300 guests and the parents that will join us for a night of joy, thank you for considering this request and helping us rally great buddies for our guests.

Saratoga Library

We are now accepting applications for the teen volunteer winter session at the Saratoga Library. The winter session runs from December 01, 2018 through February 28, 2019.  Volunteers have to commit to one weekly 2 hour shift for the complete session. Volunteers are allowed two excused absences.  Teens that are at least 14 years old, available to volunteer throughout the winter and can come to the volunteer orientation, can apply for one of the following time slots:  Mondays, 4-6pm, Tuesdays, 4-6pm, Wednesdays, 4-6pm, Thursdays, 4-6pm, Fridays, 4-6pm, Saturdays, 10am-12pm, Saturdays, 12-2pm, Saturdays, 2-4pm, Saturdays, 4-6pm

We only have a limited number of volunteer slots available and will assign them to eligible applicants on a first come first serve basis. Interested teens can email me at

Breathe California-Volunteer Activities

Sleep Safe Program-Sleep apnea program provides necessary medical equipment, calibration services and help for uninsured patients We are looking for volunteers to sterilize the machines, sort masks and database entry.

Health Fair Assistant
We are looking for volunteers interested in representing Breathe California of the Bay Area at health fairs taking place at local colleges, community agencies, and corporations. Volunteers will staff a booth from which they will distribute literature as well as promote our agency’s programs and services.
Contact:  Krithika Chandrasekaran Volunteer & Health Fair Coordinator 

Just Serve
Just Serve is a free website where the volunteer needs or an organization are listed!  Check it out!

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society-  
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is looking for high school students who are interested in a fun and engaging philanthropic leadership development opportunity through the Students of the Year program. This seven-week fundraising competition is a great way to build your resume, connect with Silicon Valley business leaders, and network with your peers, all while helping cure cancer. Scholarship opportunities and volunteer hours are available.  
Are you ready to join this elite group of student leaders in the battle again cancer? We are accepting applications and candidates now!

For more information, contact Pooja Klebig, Sr. Manager of Special Events at or visit our website:

The Health Trust

FOODBasket Food Sorting Team, 9am-11am – Sort, store and display fresh produce at The Health Trust Jerry Larson FOODBasket. This produce will later be offered to our AIDS Services, and Family Resource Center clients. Availability: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month. Group Size: 15-25 volunteers.

Grocery Store Set Up Team, 9am-11am – Volunteers will set up our grocery area for our AIDS Services and Family Resource Center clients to come in and shop later in the day. Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Group Size: 5-10 volunteers. 

Assemble Grocery Bags, 9am-11am – Pack grocery bags at The Health Trust Jerry Larson FOODBasket. These bags will later be offered to our AIDS Services, Meals On Wheels, Coordinated Care (recently housed homeless), and Rapid Re-Housing clients.Availability: Tuesday and Thursday.

Group Size: 2-5 volunteers. 

Hygiene Drive – Host a hygiene drive at your site for our HIV/AIDS Services and Meals on Wheels clients. Lunch hour can be used as a team building opportunity to assemble hygiene bags on site (attached is a list of items we could use).

With winter break coming up, some clubs may be looking for volunteering opportunities, If so, please have them to look at potential dates. 

Girls On The Run

Girls on the Run is a non profit that seeks to encourage pre-teen girls (grades 3rd-8th) to develop self respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and games, culminating in a celebratory 5K run.  For more information you can contact the race director Laura Krebs at; or follow this link to volunteer

Our City Forest Tree Amigo Program
This Tree Amigo Leadership class will train you to care for the environment and help to lead others.  Classes are beginning now!  For more information contact:

Teacher Assistant Applications are now available from Sacred Heart to work in the summer program.  Their Summer Academy offers classes in Math, Language Arts, Computer Science for 1st-6th Grade students

Ongoing Opportunities 


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If you need more ideas or would like to start a project of your own please email Tim Galleher