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Volunteer Program

The City of San Juan Capistrano welcomes and invites volunteers to assist in providing a variety of services and programs to its citizens. The City’s volunteer program provides a broad source of expertise, talent, and manpower for City programs, as well as an opportunity for citizens to participate in their local government. Volunteers may provide assistance with special events, gardening, recreation (arts and crafts, child development), administrative, safety services, and much more. To participate in the City’s volunteer program, please complete a volunteer application below and submit to the Human Resources Department located at 32400 Paseo Adelanto, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. For questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (949) 443-6392 or via email at

The City is continually accepting applications for a variety of programs, as well as for creating a pool of volunteers that are available to provide services as the need arises.

Currently, the City is seeking volunteers for the following:


  • ASAP Community Volunteers: downtown ambassadors dedicated to enhancing the San Juan Capistrano experience for residents and visitors. Please see the group's dedicated webpage to learn more about volunteer assignments. 
  • Administrative assignments: Assignments range from greeting guests, answering phones, filing, and data entry at various departments throughout the City.

Community Services

  • Senior Club programs: Assignments include greeting guests, answering phones, and other administrative duties for the senior club office located at the Community Center.

Safety & Emergency Services

  • Please access the City's Emergency Preparedness page for information on the City's Community Emergency Repsonse Team (CERT), Large Animal Response Team (LART), and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES). 

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