Volunteer Opportunities

Have you thought about getting involved, but not sure where to start? 

The City of Morgan Hill has many volunteer opportunities that could allow you to give back to your community and have an impact, develop a new skill,  meet new people, stay connected, explore a new career, or just help you grow individually as a person. 

Research indicates that volunteering not only benefits and strengthens your community and the organization you are volunteering for, it can have significant health benefits. 
Apply to become a volunteer today by completing this form

Please note, some volunteer roles may require a background check, finger printing or a TB test. Please allow two weeks for processing these requirements. 

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Preschool Aide

Assist the preschool teachers with classroom activities. Requires background check and TB testing. Time commitment of at least 6 months is required. Age 16+

Afterschool Homework Assistants

Help at different sites across the city that run after school programs. Assist the children with their homework for the day. Age 12+ Requires background check and TB testing.

Administrative Support - Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)

Help in the office with various job assignments, such as filing and making copies, other tasks as assigned. Requires background check.

Greeter - Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)

A position that stays in the lobby greets everyone coming in and help the members scan their cards in. Requires background check.

Administrative Support - Aquatics Center (AC)

Assist the staff at the Aquatics Center with various office tasks. Help give out life vests during the busy season.

Administrative Support - Senior Center

Assist the operation of the Senior Center by working at the Senior Welcome Desk. Greet members as they come in, answer questions, answer phones and various other activities. Requires background check

Adopt A Park

Either solo or with a group help the City of Morgan Hill keep their parks clean and beautiful. Such needs are picking up trash, planting plants, cleaning up graffiti, etc.

Adopt Public Art

There are many pieces of public art around the City of Morgan Hill. You can adopt a piece of art and help the city keep the art looking like new.

Adopt A Trail

There are several trails around the City of Morgan Hill. The trails are a wonderful resource for the community. Individuals and groups can help throughout the community by adopting a trail to help keep them viable for everyone to use. The needs are to keep the trail maintained by keeping brush cut back, trash picked up and various other projects.

Special Events

Help the city staff with special events throughout the year. The day of events may need volunteers to help out as well.

Aquatics Program Assistant 

As a volunteer in the aquatics programs you will be assisting the teachers by being another set of eyes. You will help with the younger children’s classes by making sure they stay on the wall as well as games and songs. Requires background check.

Creek Clean Up

With the help of community volunteers, the city hosts a Spring and a Fall creek clean up each year. These cleanups offer an opportunity for individuals, families and groups to be a part of the solution to local water pollution. Spend a morning working with your friends and neighbors to help pick up trash and keep our local waterways neat and clean.

Maintenance Volunteer

The maintenance department has several volunteer opportunities.

Youth Action Council Participant

Youth Action Council, activities and volunteer programs for youth 12+

Summer Camp Volunteers

Assist the summer camp staff with the children in camp. Requires background check and TB testing. Age 13+


Volunteer with our Partners!

Morgan Hill Historical Society

Discover the fascinating history of our community at Villa Mira Monte! Share your passion for history by becoming a Docent at the Hiram Morgan Hill House, the Morgan Hill Museum and/or the School Field Trip Program (Grades 3-5). Other ways to get involved include museum archiving, events and fundraisers, property management and much more. Make new friends and have a great time!

If you're interested in volunteering with the Morgan Hill Historical Society, please use the contact information below:

Morgan Hill Historical Society
17860 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
e: abazely@morganhillhistoricalsociety.com
p: 408-201-2514