Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved as a volunteer at any age or as a student intern. Email our team at or call 805.448.2426 if you have any questions. Print flyer with list of opportunities >


We can use your help even if you are not sure where you fit into the puzzle (write cards, create care kits).

If you are interested in being part of the solution and helping create better support systems for youth in Santa Barbara County, consider serving on a YouthWell Committee or contacting us to find out other ways you can volunteer. 

volunteer • brand ambassador

Become a Brand Ambassador for mental health. Open year-round to parents & students (ages 12-25).
PRINT/VIEW:  Brand Ambassador Volunteer Position. 

SEND COVER LETTER: A. Why are you interested in becoming a Mental Wellness Brand Ambassador? B. How much, if anything, do you know about youth mental health in Santa Barbara County?  C. Include whether you are [1] a student or parent, [2] are of SB County you live, [3] school you attend and grade if you are a student.

compassion project

You are also invited to get involved with the COMPASSION PROJECT and pay it forward with "simple acts of kindness." The Compassion Project is focused on providing "simple acts of kindness". We want to involve parents in the conversation, train parent mentors, and offer nurturing gestures (ie: meal) that show you matter and someone cares.

internship • students

College and high school students... Interested in working with a non-profit focused on eliminating the stigma around mental health and promoting wellness in Santa Barbara County? Opportunity to expand your social media and marketing skills and learn how to do community outreach. We also have opportunities to work on our online resource directory and help with website updates. PRINT/VIEW: YouthWell Marketing & Outreach Intern Position [ages 15-25] SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER TO:


YouthWell works with our community partners on youth mental health and wellness with a focus on early intervention and prevention. Seeking an individual who has a passion for mental health with project management and marketing experience. Part-time position with flexible hours that can be done remotely. Opportunity for growth. PRINT/VIEW: JOB DESCRIPTION SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER TO:


In order to increase resources in our community, we need to raise funds. We need business partners and individual contributorsMAKE A DONATION

stay informed

You may not be able to donate or volunteer but we can all stay informed. Sign up to receive our eNewsletter and we will keep you posted both on the work of YouthWell as well as youth issues in our community and in our country.