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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it's the only thing that ever has" ~ Margaret Mead

**NEW COVID-19 Update: We are recommending faculty to provide remote options if they decide to offer on-site Service Learning opportunities to students. We are all making transitions to an online teaching & learning environment. We are here to support you. We offer one-on-one assistance via zoom, email, or phone. Please reach out to us at servicelearning@palomar.edu. We are here for you. Stay healthy.**

Palomar College Service Learning

Service Learning Opportunities 

COVID-19 

Remember to maintain social and physical distance of 6 feet from individuals.  

Stay Home & Stay Healthy!   

 

    1. Participate in the QueerTheVoteUp Campaign by calling registered voters that in the past have voted for issues of equality. The calls are to remind registered voters where (location) to cast their vote. For additional information or to volunteer, please email info@ncresourcecenter.org
    2. Make cloth facial masks and distribute them to low-income communities who might not have access to them. 
    3. Check-in with an elderly person in your community. Write them a letter, leave a note at their door, deliver a meal, pick up their medication, or ask them if they need help with anything.
    4. Give blood at a San Diego Blood Bank. Sign up here: https://www.sandiegobloodbank.org/donors 
    5. Connect with Alzheimer’s San Diego to learn about people experiencing Alzheimer’s Disease by taking any of the Alzheimer’s Association online classes. Register for free: https://training.alz.org  
    6. Check on a classmate who might be struggling in classes. 
    7. Sew masks, donate mask materials, or complete data entry & research for San Diego Habitat for Humanity. Sign up here: https://golamacinc.formstack.com/forms/remote_volunteer_opportunities
    8. Contact your favorite non-profit or community organization to see how you can help. 
    9. Offer to pick up medicine or groceries for people who have compromised immune systems or is a single parent. 
    10. Bake, cook, and/or share food with someone who might need it. 

Check it out! Remote Service Learning Opportunities with our Community Partners:

Our mission is to inspire people through education and outreach to preserve the Agua Hedionda Lagoon as an accessible and healthy watershed.
Alzheimer’s San Diego provides care, support, information, research for individuals and caregivers living with Alzheimers in San Diego. Please contact Adrianna McCollum at 858.966.3296 or amccollum@alzsd.org.
The Red Cross empowers ordinary people to perform extraordinary acts in emergency situations. We train. We mobilize. We connect donors and volunteers to those in urgent need of a helping hand. Whether it’s a wildfire or a home fire, a call for blood, or a call from a service member or military family in need, the Red Cross is there.
The Boys & Girls Club seeks to empower every Club member, through safe and impactful experiences to graduate high school with a plan for college or a career, contribute to their community, and live a healthy life.
Girl Scout’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
San Diego Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. It was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, decent and affordable home to live in dignity and safety.
Our mission is to serve, empower, and advocate for North County’s diverse LGBTQI community. We envision a community where everyone lives in equality, feeling accepted, valued, safe, and free from social stigma.
North County Lifeline’s mission is to build self-reliance among youth, individuals and families through problem solving, skill-building and accessible community-based services. One of our programs, Project LIFE (Living in Freedom of Exploitation), is an advocacy program that works with victims and survivors of human trafficking.
Operation Hope provides shelter for homeless families with children in North County San Diego.
The mission of Project LIKE is to provide youth attending non-profit and public agencies with access to free global literacy resources and academic support.
Solutions for Change transforms lives and communities by permanently solving family homelessness. Our approach is unique, providing a complete and sustainable solution driven by accountability.
The mission of Palomar College Student Health Centers is to support student learning for success. This goal is achieved by supporting the physical, emotional, and social well being of students through accessible, high-quality health and wellness services. 

Are you looking for resources for yourself, family, and/or community?

  • Essential Workers, we are here for you. The Boys & Girls Club of Vista is offering emergency childcare for Club parents that are essential workers starting May 4th. This includes emergency services health care, military, grocery store workers and other workers as stated by Governor Newsom in Executive Order N 45-20. The program is limited per CDC guidelines and is for kids in grades K-8th grade Monday-Friday 7 am-6:30 pm. The cost is $120 a week with current $50 membership. For more information, please contact 760-724-6606 or info@bgcvista.com.