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The volunteer program is recruiting for the following opportunities

Get Involved Today!

Become one of our building blocks towards a better community!

The City of Torrance is always looking for individuals to volunteer within the city's various departments. Volunteers are completely essential because they provide the city with help and support in various aspects of  services provided for the community.  We could not hold up the high standards of these services without volunteers like YOU!
Are you ready? Follow these steps

1.  Read about the positions that interest you.

2.  Click on the application link and complete our online application.

3.  You will be contacted by our program coordinator.

**If you are 18 or older, you will need to clear a Live Scan background check to volunteer.  The City covers the cost of this background check.**


To volunteer for positions followed by an asterik (*), you must be at least 18 years or older.
Volunteer Position Descriptions Link to Application Remarks
Fire Explorer Application for Fire Explorer Volunteers This program provides young adults, ages 16-20, an opportunity to learn about a career in fire service.   Learn more about the Fire Explorer Program here.
Special Needs Athletics Application for City  Volunteers Looking for coaches for our exceptional athletes!
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Application for Early Childhood Classroom Assistants Restricted to parents and guardians of children enrolled in the Cultural Services Early Childhood program.
Bartlett Senior Center Lunch Assistant Application for City  Volunteers Help assist once a week in the kitchen from 11:30am - 1:30pm.
CitiCABLE Production Volunteer* Application for City  Volunteers Our goal is to give individuals a successful opportunity to gain experience in the television industry.
Farmers' Market Assistant* Application for City  Volunteers Looking for hands on volunteers to help with physical labor for the Torrance Farmers' Market on Tuesday and Saturday mornings.
Focal Point on Aging* Application for City  Volunteers Great opportunity for senior and retired volunteers!
Friends of the Library* Application for Library Support your community and become a Friend by assisting with book sales and sorting.
Homework Helper Application for Library Looking for high school sophomores-seniors with a 3.5+ GPA.
James Armstrong Theatre Usher  Application for City  Volunteers Must be at least 14 years old; Volunteers under 18 need parental consent.
Madrona Marsh Docent* Application for City  Volunteers Nature lovers wanted!
Police Department Volunteer* Application for City Volunteers The Police Department has various upcoming volunteer opportunities. 
Senior Programs Application for City Volunteers Looking for volunteers to teach classes for Seniors, assist with special events and programs.
Summer Reading Program Lunch at the Library Volunteer Application for Library Looking for volunteers on a weekly basis from June 26 - August 10 for two hour shifts interacting with children and serving the community!
Summer Reading Program Teen Volunteer Application for Library Looking for volunteers on a weekly basis from June 26 - August 12 for two hour shifts interacting with children, talking about books, and hearing children talk about the books they read! 
Torrance Art Museum Greeter* Application for City  Volunteers Know first hand the unique type of artists that come through our museum.
Youth Sports Volleyball Coach* Application for Youth Sports Coach a Spring 2017 Volleyball team!  We're already looking for great coaches!

For questions regarding this webpage, please contact the City's Volunteer Program Coordinator at (310) 618-2956.