Our team of mission-driven volunteers help us to serve and transform lives in our community. Join our team today!

Project Understanding is able to house the homeless, feed the hungry and tutor children with the help of dedicated volunteers.

If you are interested in any volunteer opportunities listed on this page, please download our volunteer application and return via email to:


-or mail to-

Project Understanding
attn: Volunteer Coordinator
P.O. Box 25460
Ventura CA 93002.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative Offices

Food Pantry

First Step Center

Homeless to Home (H2H)

Tender Life Maternity Home

Tutoring Centers


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Tenderlife Maternity Home Walk 2018

Please join TenderLife Maternity Home on Saturday, April 7, 2018 for a WALK for our annual “Tenderlife Maternity Home Walk-A-Thon” Location:…

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2018 Hope Worth Giving Breakfast

Project Understanding of San Buenaventura is pleased to announce its 7th Annual Hope Worth Giving Breakfast which will be held…

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40th Anniversary Celebration

Click here to edit Spacer module. A message from Project Understanding Welcome to 2017! We are overwhelmed with gratitude at Project…

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"When Santa Claus Dreams"

An Ode to Volunteers Santa Claus envies me, He dreams of riding in my van. All he drives is a…

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Annual Adopt-a-Family

What would it feel like to help a needy family at Christmas or Hanukkah? There are so many families in need…

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