About Us


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CaliforniaVolunteers is the state office that manages programs and initiatives aimed at increasing the number of Californians engaged in service and volunteering.

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CaliforniaVolunteers is proud to showcase some of its most innovative programs and initiatives. Our hope is that we can continue to share best practices and resources, and collaborate with various partners on new ideas that will continue to push the service and volunteering movement forward!

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Chief Service Officer and Staff

Karen Baker, Chief Service Officer

CaliforniaVolunteers is led by the state's Chief Service Officer, Karen Baker. The office is comprised of four departments: AmeriCorps, Disaster Volunteering and Preparedness, External Affairs and Finance & Administration.

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Employment Opportunities

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CaliforniaVolunteers occasionally posts and publicizes open employment opportunities at our agency. This section is updated as employment opportunities become available.

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CaliforniaVolunteers is overseen by a 25-member Commission appointed by the Governor.

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Contact Us

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Want to get in touch with us? Here's how.

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Current Disasters

Want to know more information about the Valley & Butte Fire? Click the link below for more information.

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