Volunteering in the Community

Please note, this list is compiled for your convenience. The City of Brea is not involved in coordinating volunteers for these organization.

Active Christians Today

Volunteers are needed to help pack food for area seniors and the needy on the first Monday of each month at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church. Please call 714-529-6776 for information.

Brea Historical Society

There are “hands-on” volunteer opportunities to help preserve Brea’s rich cultural history. Museum volunteers can work with the public giving docent tours of the gallery, with our Curator on the collection, or any number of behind-the-scenes tasks and projects. Visit the Brea Historical Society's website for more details.

Brea Branch Library

Volunteers 13 years and older are needed to re-shelf books and perform other library duties. Please call 714-671-1722 for information.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

CASA of Orange County is a non-profit organization that trains community volunteers to serve as powerful mentors and advocates for our community's most severely abused, abandoned, and neglected children. Please call 714-619-5155 for information.

Friends of the Brea Library

Do you have a few hours available during the day, if so, the Friends of the Brea Library are in need of people to work mornings in the library bookstore or volunteer to work in the library throughout the day registering patrons to use the computer and also keeping track of computer use. Please call 714-671-1722 for information.

Laurel Elementary School-Brea

Why not drop by our school before work and help us with our reading? Volunteers are needed to assist 3rd and 4th grade students with their reading from 7:30-8 a.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. We also have a Learn at Lunch Program Monday through Friday. Spend your lunch time helping us with various types of schoolwork. Children in grades 1st-6th are in need of assistance from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can choose the time you would like to help us. No experience or special skills needed. Please call 714-529-2520, ext. 191 for information.

Historical Docent

Join the team of dedicated local history enthusiasts who work as docents at the Olinda Historical Museum and Park. Docents help research exhibit materials, give tours, and staff the museum. They work closely with the rangers from California state parks and the City of Brea. Call 714-671-4447 for details.

St. Joseph Hospice

Become a caring volunteer for this program and be part of a team effort in caring for and supporting hospice Brea patients and their families. Volunteers will do patient visits, bereavement support, and vigils. There are also assignments that do not require directly working with patients, such as administrative work, special projects, and crafting memory pillows or bears for family members. If interested, please call Terri Preston at 714-712-7209 for more details.