Coastal Cleanup –  Saturday, September 16th

Choose a site in San Rafael!

Coastal Cleanup Day is a wonderful opportunity to lend a hand and make a significant difference.  Every year, on the third Saturday of September, volunteers all over the world converge on beaches, shorelines and inland waterways to pick up trash and remove dangerous debris.  This is the largest marine-related volunteer event in the world. Click here to learn more about the San Rafael sites where you can participate.

Ongoing Opportunities

Where Can You Help?

Volunteers provide valuable help to the City of San Rafael and gain great personal satisfaction knowing they have contributed to our community. Find out about the many opportunities to help in city departments, outdoors or at special events.

Do you want to initiate a project in your own neighborhood— to clean up or beautify a public area, or remove invasive weeds or graffiti? Fill out this form and we’ll get in touch!

Volunteer Program ★ 20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 Years of Volunteerism

Volunteers are vital to San Rafael, supporting the work of our departments, programs, projects, and special events. Get to know our volunteer community! Read about some of the amazing people and programs that have make San Rafael a great place to live, work, and play.