CAUSE (Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy): CAUSE Builds grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California’s Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy. www.causenow.org, (805) 658-0810
Pacific Pride Foundation: This organization has a youth program that focuses on youth who do not always experience safety in predominantly heterosexual and cisgender environments and whose unique needs are sometimes overlooked at other agencies. PacificPrideFoundation.org. SB: (805) 963-3636. SM: (805) 349-9947
Domestic Violence Solutions: Domestic violence affects all people in our society, not only the victim and the perpetrator. www.dvsolutions.org SB: (805) 963-4458. SM: (805) 925-2160
Just Communities: Just Communities advances justice by building leadership, fostering change, and dismantling all forms of prejudice, discrimination and oppression. www.just-communities.org 805.966.2063.
Youth Making Change: This group is a teen-led grant-making program providing young people with the opportunity to engage directly in organized philanthropy (giving grants). www.fundforsantabarbara.org/programs/youth-making-change SB: (805) 962-9164, SM: (805) 922-1707
Community Action Commission: Creating opportunities for Santa Barbara County families to achieve stability. CAC has been helping low-income people and changing lives since 1967. www.cacsb.org (805) 964-8857.
SB County Action Network: A countywide grassroots organization that works to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities. www.sbcan.org 805.563.0463
Conflict Solutions Center: Serves the communities of Santa Barbara County by providing: compassionate communication, appropriate dispute resolution and problem solving practices, restorative Justice, consultation, training, and mediation services. www.cscsb.org (805) 349-8943
AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Opportunities in Santa Barbara include Common Ground and United Way of Northern Santa Barbara County, and Partnership For Veterans & People Experiencing Homelessness, www.sbcamericorps.org
Find Other Opportunities: View volunteer opportunities in Santa Barbara County: https://www.countyofsb.org/volunteer.sb.
Get connected for Jobs & Internships through the Non-profit Resource Network: www.sbnprn.org.