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.

Celebrate our volunteer community with us! Check back each week as we spotlight some of the amazing people and programs that have made San Rafael such a great place to live, work, and play.

Projects & Events

Make a Difference!

CCD 2014_Autodesk (8)Do you love making a difference? Throughout the year volunteers help at special events and participate in projects to improve local parks and open space areas.

To learn about other events and projects, please explore our website and contact us to get involved.

Ongoing Opportunities

Want to 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.

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!

People in Action

Battling Trash and Climate Change

laurie_redGet the latest on the Volunteer Program – read our newsletter!

  • Learn how volunteer Laurie Sheldon is leading efforts to reduce cigarette litter in the city by distributing free “pocket” ashtrays!
  • Want to reduce your “carbon footprint”? Volunteer Tamra Peters can help you learn how through a program called Resilient Neighborhoods!