City of San José


Adopt-a-Park / Adopt-a-Trail


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Adopt-A-Street (DOT)

Adopt A Street Program

Thank you for your willingness to participate in our Adopt a Street Program. Unfortunately we do not have the resources currently to entertain your request. We do not have an active Volunteer Program. If in the future the status of thhis program changes you will be notified. We apologize for any inconvenience.This program was started to allow citizen of the City San Jose the opportunity to adopt and actually maintain a City owned parcel. This would consist of cleaning up the area (Your Parcel Adopted) by picking up litter and debris, weeding, trimming of shrubs and bushes, raking of leaves. Log in hours and the amount of debris collected into the Volunteer 2 Database.


Litter Pick-Up

Remove Graffiti

Community Center - Grace

Northside Senior Program

Library - Almaden Branch

Library - Alviso Branch

Library - Bascom Branch

Library - Berryessa Branch

Library - Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch

Library - Calabazas Branch

Friends of the Library


Library - Cambrian Branch

Library - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Reference and Resources)

Library - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Youth Services)


Youth Commission

Youth Commission is the official advisory group for the City of San Jose. Youth Commissioners are appointed and engage other teens in Youth Advisory Councils.

Library - Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch

Library - East San José Carnegie Branch

Library - Edenvale Branch

Library - Educational Park Branch

Library - Evergreen Branch

Friends of the Library

Virtual Volunteering

Library - Hillview Branch

Friends of the Library

Library Services

Virtual Volunteering

Library - Joyce Ellington Branch

Library - Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Branch

Library - Pearl Avenue Branch

Virtual Volunteering

Two types:

• Virtual Program Opportunities: those that involve interaction between you and other library customers (live interaction.)

• Virtual Library Services: Opportunities that don’t require any interaction between you and other library customers (recorded interaction.)

Library - Rose Garden Branch

Library - Santa Teresa Branch

Virtual Volunteering

Library - Seven Trees Branch

Library - Tully Community Branch

Library - Village Square Branch

Library - Vineland Branch

Library - West Valley Branch

Library - Willow Glen Branch

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us. We are pausing our volunteer recruitment at this time. If you apply between June 16th-July 16th we will reach out to you after July 16th. If you have any questions about volunteering at the Willow Glen Branch, please call the library during regular open hours. 

Friends of the Library

Library Services


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