Volunteer Opportunities

The Duarte Senior Center is always in need of volunteers. If you would like to give back to the community, please consider being a Senior Center volunteer. For more information call 357-3513. To find out more about the Senior Center click here.
Volunteer opportunities below:


  • The People Helping People program gives teens the opportunity to provide volunteer services to needy senior citizens in the community. For more information on this program contact the Teen Center at 303-0863 or click here for a program overview People Helping People
  • Home Delivered Meals in Duarte - Urgent! Volunteers Needed for New Duarte Home Delivered Meals Route!


Volunteers Need to: Pick up meals from the Duarte Senior Center. Deliver meals to seniors in Duarte.

Availability Needed: One or more days per month, Monday – Friday (excluding holidays between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Must have own car, current driver’s license and auto insurance.

Who Should Volunteer: No special training needed. If you are good-natured, understanding and interested in helping other people – you are the right person!

For information on volunteering, please call Peggy Diamond at (626) 357-3513 or send email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


People Helping People Senior Application

People Helping People Teen Application


How to Become a Volunteer On Patrol


Temple Sheriff Station is always looking for community members who wish to volunteer. Volunteers assist the Sheriff’s Department with a variety of duties. These duties include assisting the public at the front counter, assisting detectives and secretaries or working in the community as a Volunteer on Patrol (VOP). To become a volunteer, you need to be 18 or older, have a clean record and pass a background check.


The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Volunteers on Patrol (VOP) perform a variety of non-hazardous duties that include residential vacation checks, traffic control, participate in community events and issue parking citations. To become a VOP, you need to be selected as a station volunteer, possess a valid California driver’s license and attend additional training provided by the Sheriff’s Department. All volunteers are required to work a minimum of 16 hours per month.


To schedule an appointment for an interview or for more information please contact Deputy William Harrington at (626) 292-3377.



Become a Volunteer for Duarte's Promise

Duarte’s Promise sponsors and collaborates on numerous community events on an annual basis including Groundhog Job Shadow Day, the Foothill Cities College Fair, Martin Luther King Jr. Beautification project, Cesar Chavez Volunteer Project and many more.  Most of the projects are in support of or in collaboration with one of our many community partners ie: The Foothill Unity Center, the Santa Anita Family YMCA, etc.  See below for one of these opportunities or check out the master calendar section of this website for the latest project listing.


How to Become a Volunteer for the Walk for Hope


Thank you for your interest in having you or a group volunteer at the 2015 Walk for Hope, Duarte, CA. Please see forms below.

Group Leader Form

Information Form

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