Are you looking for an opportunity where you can have a positive impact? Would you enjoy surrounding yourself with others who share your community spirit and commitment to teamwork and philanthropy? Or perhaps you would like to connect with our lovable dogs and puppies? In any case, you have come to the right place.

Our volunteers are part of the family here at Guide Dogs for the Blind, and the volunteer opportunities we offer can satisfy all of the above and more. Our wide variety of more than 65 interesting volunteer job descriptions will give you the chance to find a volunteer position perfectly suited to your individual interests and talents at either of our campuses. 

Volunteer opportunities exist in a variety of departments, and serve our clients, our dogs, and our administrative offices.

So please consider joining our team; we're eager to welcome you to the family!

*Campus volunteers must meet a minimum age requirement of 18 and commit to one year of service.

Did You Know

Guide Dogs for the Blind has more than 700 volunteers on our two campuses.

Become a Campus Volunteer

Apply to become a GDB campus volunteer.

Campus Volunteer Orientation Dates


2017 Volunteer Orientations - San Rafael Campus

Sat. Feb 4         9:00 - noon   FULL

Fri. March 3      12:00 – 3:00  FULL

Sat. April 1        9:00 - noon   FULL

Fri. May 5         12:00 – 3:00

Sat. June 10      9:00 - noon

Fri. July 7          12:00 – 3:00

Sat. August 5    9:00 – noon

Fri. Sept 8         12:00 – 3:00

Sat. Oct 14        9:00 – noon

Fri. Nov 17        12:00 – 3:00


2017 Volunteer Orientations - Oregon Campus

Fri. March 3      9:00 - noon   FULL

Fri. May 12       9:00 - noon   FULL

Fri. July 7         9:00 - noon

Fir. Sept 15      9:00 - noon

Sat. Nov 11      9:00 - noon

Summer Internships

Guide Dogs for the Blind offers Summer Internship opportunities to youth ages 18 through 25. All applicants need to be current, active Puppy Raising volunteers in good standing to be eligible. Applications will be available on April 1, 2017.

More GDB Volunteer Opportunities