Get Involved

Join forces with a team of hardworking volunteers to serve the community in our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program! Provide a meal at one of our Safe Parking sites. Help distribute canned and fresh foods to 125 families. We need volunteers with various backgrounds.

Helping others helps us all

Be a part of the Change

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Start a Drive

Running a drive to help people experiencing homelessness is incredibly important and rewarding! By providing them with necessities such as blankets, tarps, and toiletries, you can directly impact their lives and show compassion and support. Let’s make a difference together!

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Host a meal volunteers at a pizza giveaway

Provide a Meal

Each day our Safe Parking participants have to make the difficult decisions between food, gas, medicine, and other basic needs. By providing nourishing food, you’re not only filling their stomachs but also offering them warmth and care. Your generosity can make a huge difference in their lives.

Provide a Meal
A case manager speaks with a Dreams for Change client


Volunteers at Dreams for Change’s Safe Sleeping Site in San Diego have the incredible opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals experiencing homelessness. By engaging in conversations, activities, and small tasks, you can truly be the friendly face they need. Join us and make a difference!

Interns gather to talk about the workforce training program


Field Education and Internship is an essential element of Social Work education. If you are enrolled in a Social Work Program at one of our participating schools. We may have opportunities at one of our programs to provide real-life practice situations, skill building, and upholding professional social work ethics and values standards, all under an experienced clinical supervisor.

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Become a Volunteer IRS Certified Tax Preparer. People with basic taxes often find tax filing overwhelming and need your help. In California alone, over 6 million residents– including your neighbors, co-workers, and friends– live in poverty. Many of these taxpayers turn to paid tax preparers. However, the tax industry is unregulated, and many paid preparers don’t provide the quality services people need. We can train you to become a VITA Volunteer.

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Dreams for Change calendar


Step into a world of compassion and change at Dreams For Change! Our calendar is brimming with upcoming events, donation drives, and actions that empower our community to make a real impact.

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