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How Do I Get Started?

Click the Clock icon to learn more about volunteer opportunities.

For general inquiries, please follow the step-by-step guide to complete a general City Volunteer Interest Form. This is for applicants who are uncertain as to what volunteer opportunity best suites you, or if you would like to do multiple opportunities listed and do not see a specific interest form for the program you are interested in. If you are specifically interested in UPLIFT Eureka please fill out the UPLIFT Eureka Interest Form. Please contact us if you have any further questions or concerns in choosing a program that best fits your need as a volunteer. Once you are ready to fill out an interest form, click apply now.

Step 1: Explore Volunteer Opportunities and find the one that works for you! Volunteering is a personal experience and a chance to connect with your community. Make a positive difference not only in your own life, but in the world around you!


Step 2: Once you found the volunteer program that speaks to you visit our apply now to complete an interest form.

Step 3: Volunteers will be contacted once the interest has been reviewed to determine if their selected program has additional requirements. Some program(s) may require an interview, training, or orientation. Additional short or long-term volunteer forms may also be required.**Please be advised that if volunteers are in a position that deals with children or security each MUST be fingerprinted by the Eureka Police Department and cleared with the Department of Justice before beginning volunteer service (no cost to volunteer).** 

Step 4:  Volunteers can begin once the volunteer application has been approved and the opportunity of choice becomes available. Each volunteer will be contacted as soon as they are eligible to volunteer. 

Interested in learning more? Please click here to contact Empower Eureka!

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