Volunteer or Intern

Volunteers and interns are always welcome in our programs. One or two hours of your time can make an enormous difference!

Volunteer Opportunities


San Luis Obispo: Growing Grounds Farm Volunteer

San Luis Obispo: Growing Grounds Farm Volunteer

 

Growing Grounds Farm (at 3740 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo) provides individual or small group volunteer opportunities to work with our clients. No need to fill out an application! We are open to volunteers from 9am - 1pm, Monday – Friday, closed to volunteers on Mondays from November 1 thru January. Please wear close toed shoes, a hat, a mask, and bring your water bottle. Check in at the office when you arrive and friendly staff will help you fill out our oath of confidentiality and the volunteer log book. Call if you have questions! (805) 543-6071

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Growing Grounds Downtown

Growing Grounds Downtown

 

Do you love Growing Grounds Downtown store? Do you have a very flexible schedule? Are you friendly, warm, welcoming - but have the ability to explain to people that they need to wear a mask, use hand sanitizer, and wait until other shoppers leave the store? Growing Grounds Downtown is looking for volunteers who can replace staff, sometimes at the last minute, to greet customers and enforce COVID-related rules. Please fill out an application at the bottom of this page to apply.

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San Luis Obispo: SLO Hotline Call Handler

San Luis Obispo: SLO Hotline Call Handler

 

Please submit an application (linked at the bottom of this page) if you're interested in being contacted for the next SLO Hotline training, which might not be until February 2021. One of our signature volunteer positions! (Internships available!) Call Handlers are trained to staff the County’s only 24-hour mental health support, information, crisis and suicide prevention line. The 32-hour training involves professional development unmatched by traditional volunteer programs. Participants learn communication skills, gain knowledge of mental health topics, and receive training to be a resource specialist. 

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To get started, please download, fill out, and email our TMHA volunteer application form to our Community Engagement Team

For minors who desire to volunteer for TMHA, please have a parent/legal guardian sign this Oath of Confidentiality form prior to volunteer service.

Questions? Call (805) 540-6513 or send an email mkaplan@t-mha.org.

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