How You Can Help
By giving financial support or by volunteering your time and talent, your support of PCRC’s work puts you at the center of critical efforts to address large social issues that are close to home.
To give by financial means, donate now.
To give by volunteering your time and talent or by other means, review the options below.
Volunteer with PCRC
Founded by volunteers in 1986, volunteers are essential to the success of PCRC.
We dedicate time to our volunteers, so you can develop valuable professional and personal skills while giving back to your communities. We recruit, train, and mentor volunteers to offer PCRC services throughout San Mateo County.
Before you submit an application, be sure you can:
Please read the FAQs to learn more about the requirements, responsibilities, and time commitments.
PCRC may not be accepting new volunteers at the time you apply. We maintain manageable volunteer pools so there is adequate opportunity to give your time and talent. We will keep your application on file until we have space available.
If you have questions about volunteer opportunities, please call 650 513 0330 or email us. Please make sure to read the full description in the FAQ and that you meet the requirements.
If you would like to volunteer with one of the PCRC areas of focus (Empowering Youth, Strengthening Families, or Engaging Communities), please contact the Initiative Director.
If interested in volunteering, click here to fill out an application.
Guide parties through PCRC’s 4-step process as one member of a 2-3 person panel. Help people work through disputes, and turn their conflicts into opportunity.
Be an empathetic ear! Help people understand the mediation process and how mediation may be an effective way to resolve their problems. Offer one on one coaching as clients decide if mediation is right for them.
Provide a warm and friendly introduction to the mediation process and PCRC. Guide interested parties through the intake process, explain next steps and provide a warm handoff to one of our staff.
Help people have more meaningful and inclusive conversations. As a neutral-third party, ensure all voices are heard and groups stay on track to get the most out of their meeting.
To learn more about PCRC Facilitation services and training, please visit the Facilitation and training pages.
Help others gain the skills and tools you’re passionate about. Lead presentations, workshops, webinars throughout San Mateo County… or in your community among neighbors and friends.
To learn more about PCRC trainings services, please visit the Training pages
Outreach & PCRC Ambassador:
Build relationships on behalf of PCRC to help us get our name out. Educate the community on all we have to offer at fairs, festivals, and private events just to name a few.
Help with special projects and events, answer phones, and be a welcoming face for clients and staff. Our office volunteers make PCRC run smoothly so we can better meet the needs of our community.
We believe internships should be more than making copies and data entry. PCRC will work with you to design an internship experiences that is mutually beneficial. You will develop valuable professional experience and personal skills in a real-world setting. Internship opportunities are available for most programs and services. Contact us to find out more and design an internship that is right for you. Most internships are credit-bearing and unpaid.
Other Volunteer Opportunities:
We look for volunteers with a variety of specialized skills and talents to help support our initiatives and services.
Currently, we need volunteers to help with:
Please contact us with your ideas on how you would like to offer your time and talent!
For more information, please contact our Development Director 650-513-0330, or donate’at’pcrcweb.org
PCRC is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Our Federal Tax ID number is 77-0144000. Donations are deductible under IRS guidelines. To view PCRC’s financial information, read here.
Giving by Mail or Phone
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center
1660 S. Amphlett Blvd. #219
San Mateo, CA 94402
650 513 0330
Would like to donate your time and talent?
Throughout the year, PCRC sponsors special event for youth, families, and communities. Your generous contribution of new, unused, or slightly used goods helps to create lasting memories for those in need. We update the list of requested goods regularly, so please check back before making your donation. If you would like to donate something that is not on the list, please inquire with the Development DirectorOur current request is for the following items: