Volunteers are at the heart of helping the foster youth move beyond their painful pasts into hopeful, successful futures. There are a variety of opportunities to get involved and directly impact those foster youth today and for generations to come.  

Volunteers are needed in multiple areas working directly with the children, serving on committees, and helping in the office.  Depending on the level of involvement, some volunteers will need to complete background clearances and training prior to serving.  To learn more or get involved, please contact Kristi at (951) 302-2317 x221 or Kristi@4kidsfirst.org.




Individuals with specific skill sets and experience will help create, coordinate, and implement media campaigns and marketing materials.  Individuals must be over 18 and pursuing a career within the marketing fields.  This is a volunteer leadership position with a weekly minimum commitment of 5 hours for 6 months.  Volunteers must be available to serve weekdays between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.


Office volunteers help with a variety of projects from data management to helping us sort and distribute in-kind donations.  Individual projects will depend on the volunteer’s skills and can include data entry, mailing support, sorting and organizing donations.  Volunteers commit to 3 – 5 hours, one day a week between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.


Volunteers are needed to support regular fundraising events benefiting Rancho Damacitas’ programs and youth.  Activities may include running an activity, guest registration, or selling opportunity tickets.  No on-going commitment required.  Depending on the event, volunteers can be under 18 years old.  Age requirement depends on the event.




Volunteers are needed to help organize and wrap the gifts for the children during the Holidays.  This activity takes place on our residential campus, which requires all volunteers to be over 18.



The SOAR Auxiliary works directly with the children, teens, and young adults served by Rancho Damacitas.  Volunteers are comprised of various groups who adopt specific days and/or activities.  Opportunities include activities during weekly Family Fun Nights, Inspire Nights, and Living Healthy.  For more information click here or contact Derick Schultz at (951) 302-2317 x236 or Derick@4kidsfirst.org.