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March 20, 2015 
Apply Now for a Summer 2015 Internship with OC Watershed!

OC Watershed - a division of OC Public Works, OC Environmental Resources - is offering internships related to Watershed Management, Stormwater Compliance, Monitoring Programs and Environmental Data Management. The internships are geared for students/recent graduates with science/environmental backgrounds.


February 9, 2015 
OC Animal Care Volunteers Recognized with the County's Excellence in Volunteerism Award!

The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Volunteers listed below were recently selected to receive the award for outstanding volunteer contributions to OC Community Resources, OC Animal Care.

Cynthia Widdall
Cats in Need Yorba Linda, Feral F.R.E.E. Program Volunteers
Reading with Fido Program Volunteers


February 4, 2015 
You Can Help a Child to Succeed Academically!

The Garden Grove Regional Library is seeking volunteers who can commit to a one- or two-hour shift each week during the school year to help children with homework assignments that focus on math, spelling or reading.


February 2, 2015 
Annual Report Highlights Volunteer, Intern & Reserve Involvement Countywide!

During FY 2013/14, 18,213 individuals donated their time, energy and expertise to County of Orange volunteer, intern and reserve programs and contributed more than 720,767 hours of service. The value of their volunteer efforts can be seen throughout our community and is measured monetarily at an estimated $19 million in avoided costs for County government.


January 5, 2015 
Serve as an Election Day Volunteer on March 17th for the 37th State Senate District Special Primary Election!

Whether it's for community, love of country, or the extra money you'll earn for your time - being a poll worker is a fun and satisfying experience.


January 2, 2015 
Linda Kricfalusi Recognized with the County's Excellence in Volunteerism Award!

The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Linda Kricfalusi was presented with the award in December 2014 for her outstanding volunteer efforts with OC Community Resources, READ/Orange County.


October 31, 2014 
You Can Make a Difference for Needy Families this Holiday Season!

Adding one more gift to your shopping list or volunteering your time at our holiday warehouse can make holiday dreams come true for a needy child or teen, an impoverished senior citizen or a low-income family.


September 4, 2014 
California Coastal Cleanup Day - September 20, 2014

Every year, on the third Saturday in September, people join together at sites all over California to take part in the State's largest volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup Day. In 2013, more than 58,000 volunteers removed almost 749,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California's beaches, lakes, and waterways. Families, friends, coworkers, scout troops, school groups, service clubs, and individuals come together to celebrate and share their appreciation of California's fabulous coast and waterways.


July 23, 2014 
Katherine "Katie" Johnson Recognized with the County's Excellence in Volunteerism Award!

The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Katie Johnson was presented with the award on July 10, 2014 for her outstanding volunteer efforts with the OC Public Libraries, Ladera Ranch Library.


July 14, 2014 
Julia Johnson Recognized with the County's Excellence in Volunteerism Award!

The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Julia Johnson was presented with the award on June 14, 2014 for her outstanding volunteer efforts in creating and coordinating the Sunshine Readers Program for South County branches of the OC Public Libraries.


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