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"Liberation is a praxis: the action and reflection of men and women upon their world in order to transform it.”

– Paulo Freire  





Click on the underlined organizations to be directed to their homepage.



Volunteer/ Internship Opportunities on Campus

The Blues Project
Overcoming Depression and Preventing Suicide

Youth Mentoring Program

Project D.A.T.E
A Date/Acquaintance Rape Prevention Program

Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating

CSUN Helpline   
Hotline Volunteer
“When you need to talk, we’re here to listen.”  

Matador Involvement Center- MIC

Unified We Serve
The Volunteer Program at CSUN

Matador PR Group
CSUN Student-Run PR Firm


*************NOTE: The following locations are not approved or endorsed by CSUN or the Department of Sociology and are for informational purposes only.****************


Youth Mentoring Programs

El Proyecto Del Barrio

The Gentle Barn Foundation
15825 Sierra Highway
Santa Clarita, CA  91390

Pacific Lodge Boys' Home
4900 Serrania Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Jeopardy Program- LAPD Gang Prevention and Intervention

Greig Smith LAPD Devonshire Youth Center
8721 Wilbur Ave
Northridge, Ca 91324

Youth Speak! Collective
11243 Glenoaks Blvd #11
Pacoima, Ca. 91331

New Directions for Youth
7315 North Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, Ca. 91605

Boys and Girls Club of San Fernando Valley
11251 Glenoaks Boulevard
Pacoima, CA 91331-1621

East Valley Boys and Girls Club
4100 Baldwin Park Boulevard
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-6708

West Valley Boys and Girls Club
19850 Delano St., Room 20, Woodland Hills

The Village Nation
"Empowerment through Education"
21704 Devonshire St. Suite 308
Chatsworth Ca, 91311


Criminal Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation- FBI
Los Angeles Division

Los Angeles Police Department- LAPD

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department- LASD
(click on “Community and Business Partnerships” on the left hand side, then under Categories click on “volunteers”)
VOP Program

Los Angeles Superior Court

Los Angeles County Probation Department


Human Resources

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
360 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 2020
El Segundo, CA 90245

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
email: shrm@shrm.org


Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters/Economically Disadvantaged

DT Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Pacoima

My Friend’s Place
Hollywood, Ca.

Meet Each Need with Dignity- MEND
Pacoima, Ca.

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission
13422 Saticoy St,  
North Hollywood, CA 91605   

L.A. Family Housing
7843 Lankershim Blvd,  
North Hollywood, CA 91605     

Children of the Night
14530 Sylvan St,  
Van Nuys, CA 91411   

SOVA Community Food and Resource Program
16439 Vanowen Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Beyond Shelter
1200 Wilshire Blvd Ste 600,  
Los Angeles, CA 90017   

The Downtown Women's Center
325 S. Los Angeles St,  
Los Angeles, CA 90013   

The Midnight Mission  
601 S. San Pedro St,  
Los Angeles, CA 90014    

Shelter Partnership
523 W. 6th St Ste 616,  
Los Angeles, CA 90014    

Union Rescue Mission  
545 S. San Pedro Ave,  
Los Angeles, CA 90013   

Meals on Wheels  
Santa Monica-Malibu


Women, Children, and Family Services/Shelters

Haven Hills
Canoga Park, Ca.

Family Violence Project / Jewish Family Services
Sherman Oaks, Ca.

Haven House
Pasadena, Ca.

Domestic Abuse Self-Help Services
Different Locations

YWCA of Glendale, DV Project
Glendale, Ca

Total Family Support Clinic:
Comprehensive Services for Adults & Youths
Sylmar, Ca
Long Beach, Ca
Los Angeles, Ca
Chatsworth, Ca

Penny Lane
Locations: North Hills, Lancaster, City of Commerce
15305 Rayen St.
North Hills, CA   91343

El Nido Family Centers
Different locations
10200 Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 350
Mission Hills, CA 91345

Good Shepherd Shelter
Los Angeles, Ca

Ocean Park Community Center- OPCC
Santa Monica, Ca.

The Domestic Abuse Center
Van Nuys, Ca.

Strength United
Northridge, Ca.
Santa Clarita, Ca.
Van Nuys, Ca.

Interface Women's Shelter
1305 Del Norte #130, Camarillo

Optimum Behavior Services
Eduard S. Alterson
17134 Devonshire St #101, Northridge CA 91325

Downtown Women’s Center
325 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles CA 90013

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
1734 East 41st St. Los Angeles 90058

Children of the Night
14530 Sylvan St., Van Nuys

Children's Hospital of Orange County
455 S. Main Street, Orange County

LAUSD School Volunteer Program
333 S. Beaudry Ave., Los Angeles 90017

School on Wheels
Tutoring Homeless Children Since 1993
28128 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services
3200 Motor Ave., Los Angeles 90034

Free Arts for Abused Children
12095 West Washington Blvd., Suite 104
Los Angeles, CA 90066

International Child Abuse Network (Yes ICAN)
7657 Winnetka Avenue PMB 155
Canoga Park, CA 91306-2677

Children’s Hunger Fund
12820 Pierce St
Pacoima, CA 91331


Rehabilitation Centers

San Fernando Valley Counseling Center
Northridge, Ca.

Behavioral Health Services Hollywood Family Recovery Center
6838 Sunset Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
5000 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

11027 Burbank Blvd
North Hollywood, Ca 91601

El Dorado Community Services Center
6265 Sepulveda Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA 91411

High Road Program
14430 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Matrix Institute
19100 Ventura Blvd. Suite 5
Tarzana, California, 91356

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dep.
San Fernando Valley
6640 Van Nuys Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Total Family Support Clinic
13741 Foothill Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342

Twin Town Treatment Centers
6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
and 3 other locations

Tarzana Treatment Centers
Tarzana, Ca.
Reseda, Ca.

Clare Foundation
909 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90405


Mental Health

San Fernando Community Mental Health Center Inc.
6931 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91405

Children and Family Guidance Center
9650 Zelzah Avenue
Northridge, Ca. 91325

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
18300 Roscoe, Northridge

DIDI Hirsch Community Mental Health Center
4760 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City CA 90230

UCLA Medical Center/Volunteer Office
10833 Le Conte, Los Angeles

V.A. (Veterans Affairs) Clinic
16111 Plummer St., North Hills

McBride Elementary School for the Handicapped
3960 Centinella Ave., Culver City

New Horizons
15725 Parthenia St.
North Hills, Ca 91343

San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic
Northridge Ca., Panorama City Ca.

West San Fernando Valley Mental Health Center
Canoga Park

Glendale Adventist Medical Center
1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale



Vitas Innovative Hospice Care
16830 Ventura Blvd. # 315
Encino Ca. 91436

Gentle Care Hospice
Northridge, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Valencia.

Trinity Care Hospice
16600 Sherman Way
Van Nuys Ca.

Aegis of Granada Hills Assisted Living
10801 Lindley Ave
Granada Hills, CA 91344

Sunrise Assisted Living West Hills
9012 Topanga Canyon Blvd
West Hills Ca. 91304

Maxim Healthcare Services
15335 Morrison St.
Sherman Oaks Ca.

Hospice Care Of The Valley INC.
2650 Jones Way Suite #5
Simi Valley Ca 93065

Los Angeles Hospice
8121 Van Nuys Blvd
Panorama City Ca.



Wise and Healthy Aging
1527 4th St. Second Floor, Santa Monica 90401

Alzheimers Association
5900 Wilshire #1100, Los Angeles 90036

Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Center
1360 N St Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90028-8529

Multipurpose Senior Center
5000 Colfax Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Multipurpose Senior Center
6514 Sylmar Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401

Alicia Broadous Duncan Multipurpose Senior Center
11300 Glenoaks Blvd
Pacoima, CA 91311

Robert M. Wilkinson Multipurpose Senior Center
8956 Vanalden Ave.
Northridge, CA 91324

Topanga West Guest Home Assisted Living
22115 Roscoe Blvd.,Canoga Park Ca. 91304

Santa Clarita Valley Service Center
24271 San Fernando Road
Newhall, CA 91321

Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center
22900 Market Street
Santa Clarita CA 91321

Valley Senior Service and Resource Center
18255 Victory Blvd.
Reseda, CA 91335

Willowbrook Senior Center
12915 Jarvis St
Los Angeles, CA 90061

San Gabriel Valley Service Center
3017 Tyler Ave
El Monte, CA 91731

Woodland Care Center
7120 Corbin Avenue
Reseda, CA  91335

Senior Concerns
401 Hodencamp Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-5467



Suicide Prevention Center
4760 South Sepulveda, Culver City 80230

Los Angeles LGBT Center
1220 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

The Trevor Project
A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.
Los Angeles/Orange/San Diego County

Wellness Center
2716 Ocean Park Blvd.Ste.1040, Santa Monica 90405

American Red Cross of Santa Monica
1450_11TH St., Santa Monica CA 90401

Asian Pacific Community Fund
1145 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles 90017

Adult Literacy Center
Echo Park Library
1410 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90026

The Tree People
12601 Mulholland Drive,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Project Chicken Soup: Los Angeles Jewish AIDS Services
Hirsh Family Kosher Kitchen
338 N. Fairfax
Los Angeles, CA 90036


More Volunteer Search Options

CSUN Volunteer Opportunity Search


Volunteer Center of Los Angeles