Current Volunteer Opportunities
If you know and love the Southern California area, the perfect volunteer opportunity awaits you. Join the California Welcome Center - Buena Park Volunteer Staff and be a catalyst for great visitor experiences. The Welcome Center is open seven days a week to assist visitors with their travel needs in California. The Center offers free maps, free city travel guides, discounted attraction brochures and tickets, help with hotel reservations, dining, and entertainment information.
The Welcome Center corps of volunteers has grown into a family network of new friendships and close bonds with the staff and one another. The Welcome Center is a very pleasant and fun place in which to serve. Volunteers have the opportunity to meet and interact with people from all walks of life from all over the world.
Volunteers are needed year-round; the Welcome Center is open 7 days a week, closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Basic skills needed for a Welcome Center Volunteer include:
Operating basic office equipment
Ability to conduct research using the internet
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to use a high degree of tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with diverse groups and individuals
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, and the general public.
APPLICANT INFORMATION/EXAM WEIGHT:
The Welcome Center is Located at the Historic Stage Stop Hotel at 6601 Beach Boulevard in Buena Park.
For more information please call Jeremy Peterson at (714) 562-3561 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ... Read more
With a population of 81,460 residents, Buena Park is a community offering its residents many well-maintained parks and facilities, good schools and an array of youth, community and cultural events throughout the year.
Known as the "Center of the Southland," Buena Park is a City with a distinct heritage undergoing an exciting revitalization in business, residential, and commerical projects.
Whether you live, visit, work or shop & dine in Buena Park, we hope you find your experience here a great one...
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Police Department (714) 562-3916
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Library (714) 826-4100
Senior Center (714) 236-3870
Parks and Recreation (714) 562-3860
Fine Arts (714) 562-3860
Animal Control (562) 803-3301
Finance Department (714) 562-3713
Economic Development (714) 562-3586
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City Manager (714) 562-3550
City Clerk (714) 562-3754
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over 1 yearSummer Concert Series - Heart Love Alive (FREE!)
Want to spend a cool summer night with your family, meet your neighbors, and listen to live music? Come down to Boisseranc Park Wednesday night, where Heart tribute band, Heart Love Alive will celebra te the iconic band and play their greatest 70’s and 80’s hits. The band will start at 7:00PM.
But that’s not all! If you’ve always wanted to participate in a drum circle (who hasn’t?!) join us at 5:00PM. We’ll be keeping the beat until the sun goes down.
Location: 7520 Dale St, Buena Park, CA 90620 ... Read more
over 3 yearsCops N' Goblins
Cops N' Goblins Halloween Trick or Treating Spooktacular
October 31, 2017
Buena Park Police Department, 6640 Beach Blvd.
Bring the kids out for Halloween trick or treating fun! Tr ick-or-Treat tour through the decorated Police Department and City Hall. Enjoy ghoulish characters from Medieval Times, Pirates Dinner Theatre & Knott's Berry Farm. Come meet members of your local police dept. while having a spooky, fun-filled time.
Open to all little goblins in Buena Park!
For more information call (714) 562-3993 or visit bppd.com. ... Read more
over 3 yearsJapanese Kite Making Workshop Hosted by The Source OC and Japan America Society of Southern California
Learn to make traditional Japanese kites with Japanese kite master, Mikio Toki! Edo (Tokyo) style kite master, Mikio Toki, will be coming to The Source on October 15 from 1-4PM. to teach hands-on kite -making workshops, in which students will learn how to make kites of bamboo and washi (Japanese paper).
Tickets are $21 and will cover the kite material fees. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door but space is limited.
**Children under the age of 12 are welcome to participate but must be accompanied by an adult. Due to limited space, up to 1 child per paid adult may participate.
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over 3 yearsBuena Park - Gary's Classic Car Fridays Hosted by SoCal Car Shows
Every Friday night - all year - weather permitting
• No registration fee
• Open to all car enthusiasts
• Trophies, prizes. Super 50/50
• Home cooking by the Elks
• Veterans night - 1st. Friday of every month
• Date night - 2nd. Friday of every month
• Big screen Friday - 3rd. Friday of every month (Grand prize will be a big screen TV!)
For show info, contact Gary - (714) 299‐1776 / garyoccarguy@gmail.Com ... Read more
over 3 yearsPrehistoric OC Hosted by The John D. Cooper Center and Orange County Parks
The Dr. John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center will celebrate International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day (which are only four days apart) on October 14, 2017, with a FREE educational family event, Prehistoric OC. The Prehistoric OC festival presents Orange County’s rich heritage of natural history, prehistoric animals and plants, and Native American culture to the community.
Prehistoric OC is fun for both young and old, with a number of activities including archaeological and paleontological demonstrations and exhibits, a Junior Scientist Camp featuring educational crafts and hands-on activities. The event will feature volcano demonstrations, Native American storytelling and a special visit from Rocky the T Rex!
Admission is FREE! $5 parking fee to enter OC Park. ... Read more
over 3 yearsFirework Stands! Support your community groups!
Support & shop local - we've mapped out all #BuenaPark firework stands and the community groups they support! #FourthofJuly #ShopLocal
over 3 yearsSummer classes and camps! Register Now!
June is here & so are summer classes & camps! Register now for #gymnastics, #summercamp, #Zumba and so much more starting this coming week! https://apm.activecommunities.com/buenapark
over 3 yearsClass of 2017 Buena Park Graduates from College
Calling all #BuenaPark residents receiving your degree in higher education this year. City Council wants to recognize YOU during the June 27 council meeting! #CongratsGrads
over 3 yearsSummer Outdoor Watering Schedule. April through October
Summer April through October
Water a maximum of 3 days per week.
-Street address ending in 1,3,5,7, and 9 water Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. No watering on Sundays,
-Street address ending in 0,2,4,6, and 8 water Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. No watering on Sundays.
No watering between 10:00am and 4:00pm and limit to a maximum of 15 minutes per station. ... Read more
over 3 yearsSummer Concerts In the Park: Rumours
Wednesday, June 21 join us for Rumours, a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band! They make lovin' fun!
GATHER THE FAMILY, CALL YOUR FRIENDS, AND IN INVITE YOUR NEIGHBORS to enjoy this summer’s free Concerts in the Park. The 2017 musical lineup will include a variety of exhilarating entertainment that will get you tapping your feet and dancing to the beat. Seating is limited, so remember to bring a beach chair and blankets. Food will be available for purchase. Walk your children over to the Reading Village for a comfy story time and a free a book to take home. Make sure to sign up for opportunity drawings for prizes that take place at intermission. ... Read more