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1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]

Please visit santaclaritavolunteers.com for additional and registration information on these events.  Available volunteer opportunities will be posted and updated regularly.  

EARTH/ARBOR DAY* – Activity Booths (12+) and Tree Planting (3+)
Date: Saturday, April 12th
Time: Various Shifts
Location: Central Park
Duties: Assist with set-up, volunteer check-in, handouts, tree planting, clean-up, breakdown, and more.

Date: Monday, April 14th
Time: 3:30 – 5:30pm
Location: Activities Center
Duties: Assist staff with the sorting and stuffing of plastic eggs.

EGGSTRAVAGANZA EGG HUNT* – Teens (13+) and Adults
Date: Saturday, April 19th
Time: 8 – 11am
Location: Central Park
Duties: Assist with set-up, egg distribution, prizes, clean-up, and more.

SPLASH & DASH EGG HUNT* – Teens (14+) and Adults
Date: Saturday, April 19th
Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Aquatics Center
Duties: Assist with set-up, directing parents and children, handing out prizes, clean-up, and more.

COWBOY FESTIVAL* – Teens (15+) and Adults
Dates: Tuesday, April 22nd – Sunday, April 27th
Times: Various Shifts
Locations: Various
Duties: Assist with check-in, information, ushering, merchandise, shuttle host, and more. Volunteers must pre-register and attend an informational meeting (Round-Up) on Wednesday, April 2nd, at 7pm at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
Contact: Susana Coronel

COWBOY FESTIVAL* – Youth and Teens (11+)
Dates: Saturday, April 26th – Sunday, April 27th
Times: Various Shifts
Location: Melody Ranch
Duties: Take food orders from vendors, deliver food, keep food court area clean, and more. Volunteers must pre-register and attend an informational meeting (Teen Round-Up) on Wednesday, April 9th, at 6pm in the Aquatics Center.
Contact: Kebra Sedam

WINGS FOR LIFE WORLD RUN – Youth, Teens, and Adults
Date: Sunday, May 4th
Time: Various Shifts
Locations: Various
Duties: Assist with bib pick-up, check-in, passing out water, and more.
Registration: at http://www.doitsports.com/volunteer2/jobs-by-date.tcl?event_id=217349

Dates: Friday, May 16th – Saturday, May 17th
Times: 9am – 12pm
Locations: Various
Duties: Assist with media check-in, crowd control, course marshaling, and more.
Contact: Susana Coronel
Registration: at http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/Tour/volunteer.html

MASTERS SWIM MEET* – Youth, Teens, and Adults (12+)
Date: Sunday, May 18th
Time: 8:30am – 4pm
Location: Aquatics Center
Duties: Assist Aquatics staff by serving as runners, deck marshals, timers, and more.

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (Registration is open) – Teens (15-17)
Dates: Monday, June 16th – Friday, August 8th
Times: Various Shifts
Locations: Various
Duties: Work directly with the Camp Clarita program in a volunteer role.
Volunteers must be either a Sophomore or Junior in high school by fall 2014 and must have possession of, or ability to obtain, an Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid certification by June 12, 2014. This position may volunteer up to 20 hrs/wk and is based on the needs of the program; Monday – Friday.

Ongoing Opportunities

TRANSLATORS – Adults (18+)
Date: Present – Thursday, April 17th
Times: T/Th, 10am – 12pm
Location: Old Town Newhall Library
Duties: Work alongside the teacher to provide translation between the teacher and the students.

HOMEWORK HELPERS – Teens and Adults(14+)
Date: Present – June
Times: Varies upon location
Locations: Granada Villa, Park Sierra, Newhall and Canyon Country Community Centers
Duties: Tutor at after-school programs located at various city sites.

Dates & Times: Various Seasons
Locations: Various

* Registration Opens 2/24/14


Please note that if you are not pre-registered, you will not be able to participate.
Contact volunteers@santa-clarita.com for additional information.

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  1. Yep, that kid on the end looks THRILLED to be volunteering. Lol.

  2. Jennifer Carter Owen thought of you… Hope this helps

  3. You are the bomb Andrea Orloff! Thank you love!

  4. Leslie Mitchell Babikan what do you think about planting trees for the girls on Earth Arbor Day? (April 12th)

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Monday, Oct 16, 2017
A special meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council, the Planning Commission, the Parks, Recreation and Communnity Services Commission, the Arts Commission, and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel is set for Tuesday, October 17 at City Hall.
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
The Santa Clarita City Council is inviting the community to attend the Santa Clarita History Bear unveiling ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library located at 24500 Main Street in Newhall.
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC) Meeting - a division of the Santa Clarita City Council - will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
The Board of Directors of the SCV Groundwater Sustainability Agency will hold a public meeting Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Volunteers are needed for the Santa Clarita Marathon, the largest running event in the city of Santa Clarita.

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