Description: Village Harvest is an organization that picks fruit from backyard trees in Davis and donates it to local food agencies to feed the hungry in Yolo County. Looking for volunteers to help with picking, sorting and transporting fruit; no experience is necessary.
When and where: Typically, Tuesdays and Weekends. Volunteers meet at central locations in Davis and carpool/bike to nearby sites. Check the calendar on our website for exact dates and times on the website.
For more information: Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.villageharvest.org/davis/.
Crocker Art Museum Street Team
Description: The Crocker Art Museum is currently recruiting members for our Street Team! The Crocker Art Museum's Street Team is an elite group of volunteers responsible for doing community outreach at various fairs, festivals, and other events in the Sacramento region. Volunteers help to teach people about the various types of programs, classes, and exhibits at the Crocker and always have a hands-on art project for people to take away.
The ideal candidate for the Street Team is outgoing, loves the Crocker, has reliable transportation, and is available for weekend events.
When and where: 216 O Street Sacramento, CA
For more information: Please contact Jennifer Janes at email@example.com.
Description: The Sacramento Marina is looking for volunteers who want to stay busy and be on the water in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Tucked away in a basin off river, we have lots of wildlife that leave ‘gifts’ on the docks and fingers of the marina. Best way to keep our new docks clean is to spray them down with a hose!
Other duties may include sweeping off the spider webs, sweeping bird droppings from the docks, sweeping curbs in parking lots, and clearing water drains in the parking lots. No heavy lifting involved. Being on the water, viewing boats cruising, an opportunity to stay fit and stress free!
When and where: Time and dates are flexible.
For more information: Please contact Joe Garcia at: (916) 808-5712 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Front Street Animal Shelter
Description: The shelter goals include placing animals in loving, permanent homes, ending animal abuse/cruelty and assisting the public with animal care and pet health issues.
Just a few of the ways that shelter volunteers make this possible include: maintaining a very clean and sanitary environment, conducting health and behavior screenings, exercising and socializing animals, cleaning and sanitizing bedding, bowls and other animal care items, participating in community outreach and fundraising events, organizing supply areas and sorting/bagging food donations for the Sacramento Pet Food Bank. I
When and where: To download an application, please click here. Orientations are scheduled at the Front Street Shelter, 2127 Front Street, Sacramento 95818. To reserve a spot, please e-mail: AC-Volunteers@cityofsacramento.org
For more information: Please contact (916) 808-8166 or email AC-Volunteers@cityofsacramento.org.
The Relationship Skills Center
Description: In need of volunteers to assist in relationship skills classes for low income parents.
When and where: Every month, Saturdays and weeknights at 9719 Lincoln Village Drive, Suite 503 Sacramento, CA.
For more information: Please contact Eileen Speaker: email@example.com or call (916) 362-1900. You can also visit the website here.
The Heidrick Ag History Center
Description: The Heidrick Ag History Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing people's understanding and appreciation of the rich heritage of agriculture and transportation. Our museum exhibits honor the regions agricultural and transportation heritage, which makes us a destination for visitors from all over the world.
We offer educational opportunities for students interested in careers in education, museums, non-profit organizations, history, and agriculture.
When and where: 1962 Hays Lane Woodland, CA.
For more information: Please contact Julia at (530) 666-9700.
Wind Youth Services
Description: In need of volunteers to assist with the following tasks:
-Tutoring Assistant: assist youth with reading/writing (resume), and school work.
-Art class coordinator for the youth
-Nutritional Assistant- assist with demonstration and provide basic healthy cooking tips.
-Administrative Assistant – assist staff and youth coming into the Wind Center
-Computer Skill Building Seminars
When and where: Volunteers must be able to commit 6 hours/week for at least 1 quarter. The Wind Youth Center is located at 701 Dixieanne Ave. Sacramento, CA 95815, MWF 9-1pm, TTH 9-4pm.
For more information: Please contact Shavinder Sanga at sS@windyouth.org or call 916-628-1407 or Fonda Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 916-628-9721.
Ben Davis Fundraiser – Social Media Coordinator
Description: The Ben Davis Fundraiser is a volunteer community group raising funds for Dr. Ben Davis, a researcher with the UC Davis center for Health and the Environment. Ben suffers from a rare neuro-muscular degenerative disorder. To communicate, he needs funds to purchase a highly specialized laser eye-movement reading computer assistive device. And he needs full time physical care.
Our desire is to enable Ben to work, to live with his wife and two young-children, and be actively involved in his family. We need a volunteer to co-ordinate our Facebook presence. Opportunity exists to expand this role.
When and where: Starting immediately, with no end date other than dictated by the volunteer's availability.
For more information: Please contact Renee Dryfoos at email@example.com or call: 530 297-5095.
Californian Indian Manpower Consortium Tutors
Description: The California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc. (CIMC) is launching a youth tutoring program and is looking for volunteers to tutor. Program youth are generally between the ages of 17 and 21, and are either seeking a GED/high school diploma or are basic skills deficient (i.e. they do not test at a high school level). We are interested in anyone regardless of race or age.
When and where: Sacramento, CA. Tutoring sessions would run for two hours, twice a week, but could conceivably expand as interest grows.
For more information: Please contact Angela Atene (firstname.lastname@example.org), Velma Whitebear (email@example.com), or Ryan Cadigan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
AJD Angels of Hope
Description: AJD Angels of Hope is a non-profit that strives to provide people with opportunities to donate their time and skills in ways that will help awareness, raise funds for underprivileged children’s relief, medical, dental and educational programs, and help build a global community working towards positive change in our community, our country, our neighbors and our nation.
Four available positions: Marketing Coordinators – Looking for four or more students to approach local businesses for sponsorship of AJD Angels of Hope philanthropic mission and for sponsorship of shipping cost of care packages to the Philippines.
Membership Coordinators – Looking for four or more student volunteers to approach individuals and local businesses for membership of AJD Angels of Hope philanthropy program.
Website or IT Development – Looking for one or two students/volunteers with computer or programming background who can update the AJD Angels of Hope ecommerce website, knowledgeable of spreadsheet to convert Spreadsheet Data to CSV format and export to database.
Community Coordinator – Looking for four or more students/volunteers to table in pairs at Farmer’s Market to represent AJD Angels of Hope and sell crafts for fundraising.
When and where: 6 – 10 flexible hours per week for Marketing, Membership and IT position. One 6-hour shift per week, either Saturday morning of Wednesday afternoon for the Community Coordinator position.
For more information: Contact Zita Demaree at email@example.com or visit http://ajdangelsofhope.org. Click here to check out the FB page! If applying, please include your name, contact information and position interested.
International Conversation Partners Program
Description: The International Conversation Partners Program is looking for motivated, outgoing individuals who can give an hour a week of their time to meet with an international visitor to our community. You and your partner will decide on a mutually convenient day, time and place to meet –English conversation topics range according to your interests.
When and where: You and your partner can arrange the place and time.
For more information: Contact Susan Linz at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 758-6122 to sign up and get an international partner today!
Douglas Middle School
Description: Looking for tutors/mentors for teens at Douglas Middle School, Woodland – ASAP!! Work with at-risk adolescents, mentor, tutor, help facilitate/ lead lessons, work with students individually, in small groups, or as a class. Participate/facilitate ropes course activities, serve as a chaperon on wilderness excursions. The Opportunity Program focus is the teaching of social and life skills through various lessons, discussions, and sharing of life experiences (students, teachers, interns).
When and where: Douglas Middle School in Woodland. Fingerprint (PDQ in Davis) & TB test clearance required. Choice of Mondays – Fridays: 10:05 – 11 am (Opportunity class), 1:45 – 2:45 pm (Teacher’s preparation period) and 8 am – 2 pm (Mentoring/Tutoring)
For more information: Contact Ted Wimberg at 530-908-9740. Be sure to list the days/hours you are available and leave your cell phone # with area code if interested.