Volunteer Your Time

Volunteer at the Rescue Mission

Volunteers bring essential services to the Rescue Mission Alliance Central Coast. Each year, thousands of people offer their time, talent, and goodness of heart to outreach projects, to help make a difference in the lives of the hurting and the homeless.

Opportunities are on-going, year-round, and constantly changing. At the Rescue Mission Alliance Central Coast, there is a place for everyone with time to give.

Online Volunteer Application

Getting involved is easier than ever! Simply click the link below to fill out our online volunteer application.

*If this is your first time volunteering, you will need to provide a completed Volunteer Application and photo identification.

Shower Outreach


Help those less fortunate by providing them a meal, personal items, or having a conversation at the different outreach stations.

Homeless Outreach


Homeless Camps in Santa Maria City Limits.

Help pack sack lunches and pass out lunches, clothing, toiletries, etc. to the homeless in the Santa Maria city limits.

Grocery Outreach

Returning January 5th.

Santa Maria Foursquare Church, 709 N Curryer St, Santa Maria, CA 93458 (map)

Help pack and distribute grocery bags for low income families in the Santa Maria city limits.

Central Coast Super Thrift

Monday - Thursday, 9AM - 6PM
Friday - Saturday, 10AM - 6PM

306 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454 (map)

Help sort donations, hang items on racks, and clean the store facility.

Women's Life Recovery Program

Help renovate our new property in Santa Maria by painting, landscaping, installing a new fence, etc.


banquets TBD

Santa Maria Veteran's Memorial Hall, 313 W Tunnell St, Santa Maria, CA 93458 (map)

Help provide low income families a holiday meal by greeting, conversing, and praying with guests, serving food, and passing out free toys and clothing.

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