Order the new edition now!       INVEST YOURSELF: A Guide to Action

INVEST YOURSELF is the most comprehensive catalogue of information about thousands of nongovernment volunteer service opportunities (full-time and part-time) throughout North America and the rest of the world.


You will find volunteer opportunities in sustainable development, community and labor organizing, health care, international solidarity, food, housing, legal justice, children, immigration rights, economic development, climate change, care for the elderly, and many other areas of service and organizing for systemic change and real solutions.


INVEST YOURSELF is a 272 page paperback catalogue with descriptions of 175 nongovernmental and community-based organizations who need volunteers. Photos included. Use the Geographic Index and the Index by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to find where you can make a difference.


Each organizational entry gives a full text description of their programs,
the needs and problems they are addressing, the roles volunteers fill, and details on how to contact the organization. INVEST YOURSELF itself is produced entirely by dedicated volunteers.

Suggested donation of $20 for a single copy

(this includes the cost of shipping)


Special College Student rates: Call CVSA at (323) 933-2872


Bulk rates:

  5-9     $12.00 each

10-19    $11.00 each

20-49    $ 9.00 each

50-99    $ 7.50 each

100 and up $7.00 each

(Plus the cost of shipping)


You can also order your copy(ies) by just giving CVSA a call at
(323) 933-2872


You use PayPal below to pay for your order and use the form to give us your name and the address for shipment of the book(s).  Or send a check to CVSA, 1284 S. Sycamore Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019


For more information, special requests and discounts,

call CVSA (323) 933-2872


The ISBN is: 78-0-9629322-6-7

INVEST YOURSELF is an inspiring  resource for anyone of any age wanting to invest their time and skills serving people and communities  in need . 


Be part of building systemic solutions to urgent social, economic and environmental problems.


Group and individual opportunties. Short-term commitments, and long-term opportunities.


On college campuses: service learning, civic engagement, community-service, career counseling and chaplain's offices all find INVEST YOURSELF to be an inspiring, unique and essential resource.


The catalogue is used by the volunteer organizations themselves to help promote their work, or refer volunteers who are leaving their area to other organizations who need them.


Looking for SPRING BREAK or SUMMER involvement or a year of service and organizing INVEST YOURSELF is an inspiring and informative resource.


INVEST YOURSELF is also for people who are retired and looking for where to invest their time, skill and energy for the greater good.


To order one or more copies of INVEST YOURSELF,

use the form below or just give us a call at

(323) 933-2872. 


Mail your donation to CVSA at 1284 S. Sycamore Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90019 or use PayPal below.


(be sure to also fill out and send the order form)



Additional donations for CVSA's

Community Education Campaign for the

Implementation of the 2030 SDGs in the U.S.
are also greatly appreciated!

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        TO INCLUDE YOUR ORGANIZATION in the NEXT edition of INVEST YOURSELF, or update the listing you already have:  Call (323) 933-2872, fill out this LISTING FORM and send it to us at cvsa@bway.net.