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If you are looking to get more involved in your community, we encourage you to read  through our volunteer opportunity descriptions below to determine which volunteer opportunity fits your interests and schedule. When you have determined the volunteer opportunity that suits you best,  click on the application link and complete our online application.

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

If you are already a volunteer, click here.


Join us for Make a Difference Day at Madrona Marsh, celebrating and preserving nature by planting natives, weeding, propagating or maybe watering new plants. Wear closed toe shoes, hats, sun screen and be ready to work. Light refreshments will be provided. Give back to our planet by donating your time. 

When: October 26, 2019

 Time: 8:30 am - Noon

Pre-register for this event by following these steps:

  1. Submit a Short-Term Volunteer Application.
  2. Parental Consent is required for minors (under 18 years of age).
    • An email providing consent can be sent to: Volunteers@TorranceCA.Gov
    • All participants 14 years of age or under, must be accompanied by an adult. 
  3. Submit a Waiver and Release of Liability form. There are two ways to submit this form:
    • The completed and signed form can be sent to: Volunteers@TorranceCA.Gov
    • The completed and signed form can be printed and brought the day of the event. 

Pre-registration ends on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at noon. 

For questions, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 310.618.2967




 Adaptive Recreation and Sports Volunteer Adpt. Rec & Sports Application 
Bartlett Senior Center Lunch Assistant   Bartlett Lunch Assistant Application
CitiCABLE Productions Volunteer  CitiCABLE Productions Application 
CitiCABLE Reporter Internship  CitiCABLE Reporter Application 
 Early Childhood Classroom Assistant ECC Assistant Application 
 Farmers Market Assistant Farmers' Market Assistant Application 
 Fire Explorer  Fire Explorer Application
Focal Point on Aging  Focal Point on Aging Application 
 Friends of the Library Library Application 
Homework Helper  Library Application 
James Armstrong Theatre  James Armstrong Theatre Application 
 Madrona Marsh Preserve  - IT Support Madrona Marsh Preserve  Application 
 Madrona Marsh Preserve - Front Desk  Madrona Marsh Preserve  Application
 Office of Emergency Services (OES)   OES Office Volunteer Application
Police Department Volunteer
Police Department Volunteer Application 
 Reserve Fire Inspector Fire Department Volunteer Application 
 Senior Programs Volunteer Senior Programs Application 
 Youth Sports Coach Youth Sports Coach Application 


 Volunteer Opportunity



 Earth Day  April 22, 2019  Madrona Marsh

National Volunteer Week

April 7 - April 13, 2019


City Yard Open House


City Yard

Summer Reading Program

1-3 days per week


Coastal Cleanup

September 21, 2019

Torrance Beach

Make a Difference Day

October 26, 2019

Madrona Marsh

Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Day


Torrance Rose Float Association



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