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Partners in Service

Do you want to benefit from a pool of over $3 million contributed in volunteer labor across Santa Cruz County this year? Our searchable database Hands On Connect (HOC) allows you to easily post your volunteer needs and reach hundreds of prospective  volunteers looking to give their time and skills.

Once registered, you can post volunteers projects, recruit for skilled volunteers, track volunteer hours and much more.


  • Are you already registered for an account on Hands on Connect?  Post your Volunteer Needs via our Quick Submit Form. There is no need to login to submit this form, simply bookmark it, and return whenever you want to recruit additional volunteers. View the Quick Submit Form
  • New to Hands on Connect? Register as an Agency Partner: If you represent a 501(c)(3) community non-profit, school or government organization, then you are are eligible to register for a partner account. Please verify that you are not already listed as a partner and then Sign Up For An Agency Partner Account

Hands On Connect Tech Support: Do you have questions about our volunteer recruitment tool, Hands on Connect (HOC)? We can support you to use your HOC portal to edit volunteer needs, track volunteer hours, and manage your volunteers. Email our team or call us M-Th for tech support 831.427.5070


Request a Consultation:
Our mobilization team provides specialized consultations to assess your agency's specific volunteer needs. We provide resources and services to help you better recruit, manage and retain volunteers.  Email our team or call 831.427.5070






Contact the Volunteer Center

1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070

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