Foster City Volunteer Opportunities
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Foster City Volunteer Opportunities

The dedication of the people and groups in our community who volunteer to make our community a better place to live is important to the City and our City Council.  Volunteer opportunities at the City of Foster City are listed below.  Please contact the group with whom you are interested in working.  You will be asked to complete an application.  A personal interview and attendance at an orientation meeting may be required.

Recreation Department
Throughout the year, the Recreation Department needs volunteers for a variety of special events.  If you are interested in volunteering for the Recreation Department, please complete the volunteer application or call
650-286-3378 for more information. 

Senior Wing
The Senior Wing of the Recreation Department seeks volunteers to provide information and assistance to seniors about the Foster City Senior programs.  Duties may include greeting participants and visitors, answering telephones, updating bulletin boards, assisting with the distribution of the newsletter and various other tasks as needed.  Volunteers must have a positive and friendly attitude and be able to work a 2 hour shift 1 day each week. Please complete the volunteer application or call 650-286-3378 for more information.

Emergency Services Volunteer - Police Department
The job of an Emergency Services Volunteer is to be there when needed, using your skills, experience and training to assist the Police Department in a variety of assignments and projects that are important to the agency and the community.  For more information, please contact the Police Department at 650-286-3300.

City Clerk
The City Clerk Department seeks volunteers to assist with clerical functions.  If you are interested, please call

Citizen Advisory Committees
Foster City residents can volunteer to serve on five different Citizen Advisory Committees:  Audit, Information Technology Advisory, Parks and Recreation, Traffic Review and Youth Advisory.  For more information, please call the City Clerk's office at 650-286-3250.

Fire Department - CERT
After several large scale disasters like 9/11 and the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was a realization that not all emergency services personnel will be able to reach everyone right away.  By attending CERT training classes, you will learn the skills to help save lives and protect property.  For more information, please contact the Fire Department at 650-286-3350.

The City of Foster City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, national origin, race, color or disability.





City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200