Already a volunteer? Click here to access Ascencia's Online Volunteer Portal, here you can see your schedule, sign up for events, and edit your availability!

Ascencia is supported by over 700 volunteers every year. Volunteers make our work possible by providing breakfast and dinner for our shelter, tutoring our youth, and providing administrative support among many other things. We thank our volunteers for their dedication and service to Ascencia! 

Guest Chef| E3: Engage, Enrich, Empower | Other Volunteer Opportunities | Corporate Opportunities

Every morning and evening, volunteers prepare and serve hot meals for homeless families and adults in our Emergency Housing program. These “Guest Chefs” give their time and energy, generously donating food and a great deal of compassion with each plate.

E3 Fall Dates:September 4 to December 4
Activities are scheduled each 1st Monday, 2nd Tuesday, 3rd Wednesday, and 4th Thursday.


E3 is a once a week program connecting youth through activities. 

If you are interested you must apply and attend a mandatory orientation.  Applications are below.
Volunteer Descriptions :
Activity Leader: Have a skill? Share it!     |   Youth Volunteer: Participate in E3 Activity |  
Adult Session Manager: Sign volunteers in & out and assist the Activity leader



Group Service Opportunities

Corporate Opportunities: Interested in getting your company or large group involved? We have a few opportunities available:

  • Groups 3-15, check out our Guest Chef Program
  • Corporate groups (15 or more), host a donation drive!
    • Gift card drive
    • Housewarming Baskets
    • Hygiene Kit Drives
    • Blanket Drive
    • Back to School Backpack Drive

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in doing something different? We have the following opportunities available:

  • Data entry
  • Outreach Supply Organization
  • Misc. Office work
  • Host a Workshop
  • Serve Dessert
  • Tutoring

Please email volunteer@AscenciaCA.org or call us at (818) 246-7900 ext. 113 for a volunteer application. Background checks apply for certain volunteer projects. Thank you!


Still have questions, e-mail us here!



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