There are so many opportunities to get involved in your community! 

Check the resources below to find Local Event Listings and Community Service Opportunities

 you might find interesting.

Resources for Local Event Listings

 Local Newspapers:

  Estero Bay News   (Free) Morro Bay Life   (Free)
  New Times   (Free) The Tribune   (San Luis Obispo’s daily newspaper)

Local Chambers:

   Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce  www.morrochamber.org/m/events/home/
   Cayucos Chamber of Commerce
   Cambria Chamber of Commerce  www.cambriachamber.org
   Los Osos/Baywood Chamber of Commerce
   San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce
Community Organizations:

   San Luis Obispo County Events  www.visitsanluisobispocounty.com/events
   Morro Bay Tourism Bureau  www.morrobay.org/events

Community Service Opportunities

Below is a listing of non-profit groups or government agencies who have provided speakers at EBNC meetings and who offer community service opportunities. Getting involved as a volunteer or docent is a great way to meet like-minded people and become more familiar with all this area has to offer.


EBNC Presentation
 Non-Profit Organization/Gov. Agency (volunteer website page)
 Brief Description
 Sep 2018  HomeShareSLO Your donations to HomeShareSLO support their facilitated homeshare match program, which helps elders, prevents homelessness, creates safe, affordable housing for county residents, and helps financially struggling, isolated homeowners.
 May 2018 SLO Womenade Join thnetwork of community members who donate items, time, and money to meet essential needs of County residents. 
 Apr 2018 SLO Repertory Theatre Volunteers are needed to join the volunteer corps that keeps SLO REP going strong and to host an actor or director in your home. Donations are also welcomed! 
 Jun 2017 RISE Sexual Assault/Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence Programs Volunteers are needed to staff the 24-hour crisis line, help out in the safe houses, provide support in the offices, work on fundraising and outreach events and much more. Donations are also needed.
 Apr 2017 Wilshire Health and Community Services Volunteers are needed for the Caring Callers and Good Neighbor programs, which serve older adults or adults with disabilities.  
 Mar 2017 Coastline Arts The mission of Coastline Arts is to make the arts accessible to everyone and to build community through the arts. Find out how you can participate, donate or sponsor a participant.
 Feb 2017 El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area - SWAP Volunteers help care for the Elfin Forest through the Los Osos/Morro Bay Chapter of Small Wilderness Area Preservation (SWAP) 
Nov 2016
Hearst Cancer Resource Center
Volunteer opportunities involving cancer patient support at the Hearst Cancer Resource Center.
Oct 2016
Marine Mammal Center- San Luis Obispo Volunteers help rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured marine mammals, educate the public about ocean conservation.
June 2016
Morro Bay In Bloom
Volunteer for a two-hour Morro Bay In Bloom “gardening therapy” session
May 2016
Festival Mozaic
If you would like to be a part of the Festival’s volunteer staff, work with fun people and enjoy great concerts
April 2016
Estero Bay Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Volunteers are trained in emergency preparedness and basic disaster response to help themselves, their neighbors and to support emergency service personnel during emergencies/disasters.

 Mar 2016 Morro Bay Art Association Members volunteer a min of 12 hours/year to help with events, retail, exhibits, maintenance, classes etc.
Dec 2015
SLO Women's Shelter
Volunteer opportunities involving client contact, crisis interventio in San Luis Obispo.
Nov 2015
Cal State Parks - Spooner Ranch
State Park Docents are highly trained volunteers who interpret the cultural, natural and recreational features of state parks for visitors.
Aug 2015
Friends of the Elephant Seals
Docents share the fascinating life story of the Northern elephant seal with visitors from around the world.
Jun 2015 RISE (Respect,Inspire,Support,Empower) Volunteers staff the 24-hour crisis line, help out in the safe houses, provide support in the offices, work on fundraising and outreach events and much more.
Apr 2015 San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Opportunities include office, retail, marketing and artistic support. Also fund-raising, light construction/ maintenance, event planning/set-up as well as botanical and environmental educational speakers.
Feb 2015 San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Department Citizen volunteers trained in a variety of law enforcement topics
   Senior Nutrition Program of SLO County
Volunteers deliver daily meals to our homebound seniors and assist in meal preparation and service at our ten dining rooms across the county.


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