Volunteering Information

South Asian Network (SAN) is looking for volunteers who are passionate about giving back to the South Asian community. Volunteers can help SAN both inside and outside the office, engaging with the community and advocating with SAN for South Asians all over California. We welcome individuals from various backgrounds, skill sets, and experiences.

SAN volunteers are:

  • Individuals who are eager to be involved with the South Asian community
  • Individuals who are interested in policy, advocacy, and/or community engagement with underrepresented populations
  • Individuals who want to learn about the South Asian-American narrative and contribute to the uplifting of South Asian Communities in California

Volunteer activities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing outreach at community events to raise awareness about SAN and our services
  • Involvement in non-partisan voter engagement through voter registration drives, canvassing, phone-banking, and voter education
  • Assisting with administrative duties in the SAN office, including but not limited to: data entry, researching local resources for clients, organizing files, and tracking client data
  • Creating outreach materials, including informational brochures, fliers, and newspaper advertisements in English and South Asian languages
  • Providing support for special events through set up, attendee registration, break down, etc.
  • Co-facilitating workshops at community centers, college campuses, and faith-based spaces to educate attendees on relevant topics within the South Asian community
  • Assisting in building networks for SAN to launch multi-organization collaborative efforts to benefit the South Asian Community
  • Providing special services such as graphic design, webpage design, photography, etc.

SAN welcomes all individuals who are interested in volunteering with SAN to contact us at saninfo@sansocal.org. We would love to get to know you and how you would like to contribute to the important work that we do for our communities.

Please fill out the following Google Form so we can get to know you better.