community board

The community board is a place where students can sign up directly to serve with local organizations. Each organization has been vetted by CSA and APU, which means we believe in the work they do, and encourage our students to get involved. 

CORY'S KITCHEN food pantry

  • Mission Statement:
    • To meet the needs, both physically and spiritually, of hungry, hurting individuals within our surrounding community.
  • Service Opportunity:
    • Students will help sort food, bag up food or help hand out food to our neighbors in need.
    • Separating Food Mon-Sat 10am to 12pm, Bagging up food for clients Tues 12pm - 2pm, Helping clients get food Tues 5pm - 8pm. We also help our homeless neighbors in need on Mon,Wed & Fri from 11am to 1pm with food distribution
  • Website: www.coryskitchen.org
  • Sign up: Email "corysoperationmanger@gmail.com"

door of hope

  • Mission Statement: 
    • We equip families experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives through counseling, life skills, budgeting classes, case management, and our after school program.
  • Service Opportunity: 
    • Students will serve as volunteers with our after school program, office assistance, and/or event assistance.
    • After School Program M-F 3:00-5:00pm; Office Assistance anytime M-F 9am -5pm
  • Website: www.doorofhope.us
  • Sign up: https://doorofhope.us/volunteer/

girls on the run los angeles

  • Mission Statement: 
    • We inspire all girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.
  • Service Opportunity: 
    • Students will serve as coach/mentors for small groups of girls in 3rd to 8th grade.
    • Monday through Friday in the afternoon hours
  • Website: www.gotrla.org
  • Sign up: www.gotrla.org/coach

ten thousand villages

  • Mission Statement: 
    • To create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products to our markets through long term, fair trading relationships.
  • Service Opportunity: 
    • Retail sales, inventory unpacking, street promotion, offsite sales and fairs
    • 10-8pm Monday-Saturday. Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Website: www.tenthousandvillages.com
  • Sign up: Email "pasadena.volunteer.coordinator@tenthousandvillages.com"

Azusa City Library

Inspired Citizenship Program

  • Mission Statement: 
    • The Azusa City Library's mission is to provide its customers with resources for individuals to become successful and responsible citizens in today's complex society. The Inspired Citizenship Program was created by the Azusa City Library to help adults prepare to become United State citizens.
  • Service Opportunity: 
    • Prepare citizenship students through a practice interview format, which will give individuals the opportunity to go through a simulation of the actual citizenship interview. They will provide the basics of citizenship exam including study of the 100 civic questions, reading, and writing English. Training is provided.
    • At least 1.5 hours per week. Student and tutor will schedule appointments.
  • Website: www.ci.azusa.ca.us/library
  • Sign up: Email "dsanchez@ci.azusa.ca.us"

If you are interested in being on this Community Board, please contact localengagement@apu.edu for an application.

*Must be a local organization, with consistent volunteer opportunities for college students