ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITITES
Many of our nonprofit partners call us looking for all kinds of services – yet often without the resources to pay for them. 
If you are interested in making a committment that is more than a one day and done project,
please check out the alphabetical list below of organizations that could use your help.

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Alzheimer's Association: Caregiver Support Group Facilitator

Right now, millions of Americans face the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our families, our futures and our finances. At the Alzheimer’s Association, our network of more than 75 chapters is working relentlessly to advance world-class research, ensure access to gold-standard care and support, and engage mission-driven volunteers who make it happen. Support Group Facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. The goal of Alzheimer's Association support groups is to provide emotional, social and/or educational support to group members. As facilitators, individuals may be responsible for general caregiver, adult children, spouse, gender-specific or language-specific groups. Volunteers should be empathetic and have strong listening and effictive communication skills. Support Group Facilitators commit to a 1-year term delivering a monthly group. Orientation and training are provided, background checks required. Express interest below to receive further information and get in touch with staff at Alzheimer's Association.

Alzheimer's Association: Community Educator

Right now, millions of Americans face the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our families, our futures and our finances. At the Alzheimer’s Association, our network of more than 75 chapters is working relentlessly to advance world-class research, ensure access to gold-standard care and support, and engage mission-driven volunteers who make it happen. Alzheimer's Association Community Educators (AACEs) are volunteer public speakers who help raise awareness, provide education and expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association programs in the community. AACEs deliver Alzheimer’s Association Core Curriculum using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as well as information for individuals and families impacted by the disease. Volunteers should be proactive and passionate about the mission of Alzheimer's Association. AACEs commit to a 1-year term delivering a minimum of 12 presentations. Orientation and training are provided, background checks are required. Express Interest below to receive further information and get in touch with staff at the Alzheimer's Association.

Alzheimer's Association: Community Representative

Right now, millions of Americans face the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our families, our futures and our finances. At the Alzheimer’s Association, our network of more than 75 chapters is working relentlessly to advance world-class research, ensure access to gold-standard care and support, and engage mission-driven volunteers who make it happen. Alzheimer's Association Community Representatives (AACRs) are community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services. AACRs serve as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and local groups such as neighborhoods, rural counties, business and civic organizations or faith communities. AACRs represent the Alzheimer’s Association by sharing information about Alzheimer’s disease, free resources offered through the Alzheimer’s Association, and the many ways to join our cause at local community and education events. Volunteers should be self-motivated and comfortable reaching out to individuals and families in need. AACRs commit to a 1-year term attending a minimum of 12 events. Orientation and training are provided, background checks are required. Express interest below to receive further information and get connected to Alzheimer's Association.

Community Outreach Coordinator

Are you passionate about connecting local nonprofits with the community? Join our volunteer team! Team Giving’s work matching volunteers with nonprofit organizations according to the time, skills, and passion they have available promotes a culture of philanthropy that supports nonprofits addressing vital needs in our community. We are always seeking more nonprofit and volunteer partners and would like a volunteer to assist us in making new connections across Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, and El Dorado Counties. We know that there are many ways to get connected that we have not yet branched into; the Community Outreach Coordinator's volunteer duty is to identify and begin those connections. Additionally, this volunteer will assist as needed with maintaining our relationships with nonprofit partners. Duties may include: scheduling booths at outreach events, presentations/workshops, etc., event follow-up, including scheduling meetings, data entry, sharing photos calling nonprofit partners to confirm our current contacts and volunteer need listings are up-to-date Who should express interest? This position is perfect for individuals who are well-organized, thoughtful bridge builders. Volunteers should posess or be seeking to build their communication and critical thinking skills, have a friendly, professional presentation (primarily by phone and email), and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience working with nonprofits or in community outreach is a plus, but not required. Wha's the time commitment? This volunteer would be expected to commit to a weekly time slot of 2-3 hours for at least 3 consecutive months, to the best of their ability. Hours available are Monday - Friday between 10am and 4pm. After 1 month of service, some work may be able to be done remotely.

Team Giving Proofreader

At Team Giving we work to match volunteers with nonprofit organizations according to their time, skills, and passion. We promote a culture of philanthropy which supports nonprofits addressing vital needs in our community. In order to best involve our community with our work, we would like to increase the quality, quantity, and consistency of our communications. We are seeking the assistance of a volunteer to proofread written copy, including website content, board materials, funding requests, blogs, and more. Skills & Qualifications: This position is perfect for individuals who are highly detail-oriented with strong writing skills and a desire to assist the nonprofit community, such as a university English professor. Volunteers must be over 18 and have the following qualifications: a college degree in English or related field experience with copy-editing and/or teaching writing in a professional capacity exquisite grasp of the English language, grammar, and effective story-telling ability to meet deadlines and communicate clearly Time Commitment & Expectation: This volunteer would be expected to assist with approximately 1-3 hours of work each week. Workload will vary based upon Team Giving seasonal activities. This position may be done remotely from home, with training and orientation provided in office or virtually. Interested volunteers should be able and willing to assist for a period of at least 3 consecutive months. Upon expressing interest, volunteers should be prepared to send a resume and writing sample to Team Giving staff.