Compassion Mercy Justice
On A Mission To Love Our Neighbors Well, In The City of Santa Barbara
On-Call Warming Center Team
If the weather is excessively cold or wet, our downtown building will function as a warming center for our unsheltered neighbors living on the streets. Sign up to be part of an on-call team that will help purchase/cook and serve dinner to welcome our guests on these nights. (Sign up for one or multiple nights, depending on your availability.)
Date(s): 3/17, 3/18, 3/25 (on-call)
Location: 1002 Anacapa St.
KAIROS Men's Prison Ministry Info Meeting
The Kairos Inside Ministry is a Christian faith based ministry which addresses the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women, youth and, their families. By sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ, Kairos hopes to change hearts, transform lives and impact the world.
Date: Saturday, March 18th
Location: Christ the King Episcopal Church, 5073 Hollister Ave
Contribute a side and help serve dinner to our unsheltered neighbors in Santa Barbara. Sign up using the serve form and our Alameda captain will direct you from there.
Date: Second Thursday of each month (September 8th, October 13th, November 10th)
Location: Alameda Park Gazebo, Sola & Anacapa
Serve Dinner at the Rescue Mission
Show up and serve a meal in the kitchen to the unsheltered guests who come in for a meal that night. Sign up using Serve form and Rescue Mission Captain will direct you.
Date: Every Wednesday
Location: 535 Yanonali St.
Franklin & Turner Foundation Reading Buddies
Read to an elementary school student for 1hr/week to help significantly improve their reading score!
Sign up using this form and our reading captain will direct you to choose a weekly hour within the following time frames…
Date & Time: Monday-Friday, 9AM-3PM
Location: 1111 E Mason St.
Date & Time: Monday-Friday, 3-6PM
Location: 524 W Canon Perdido
Volunteer at Immigrant Hope
Immigrant Hope Santa Barbara opened its doors in 2012 providing English and Civics classes for adults who wanted to naturalize to become U.S. Citizens and in 2014 received recognition from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide legal representations to immigrants putting in applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
There are tons of volunteer positions available! If you have a heart to serve the immigrant community of Santa Barbara, click the link below.