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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Alliance for Education Solutions: Administrative Assistant

Alliance for Education Solutions seeks an Administrative Assistant volunteer. This is a part-time position, with days and hours to be determined. Some of the work may be completed remotely, but most will need to be done in the office. Key responsibilities for this position include communication, record system keeping, financial/bookkeeping assistance, and general office duties. Qualifications for this position are as follows: 2+ years of related experience, knowledge in office operations, demonstrated organization skills, experience in event planning, ability to transition among a variety of responsibilities and deadlines, and someone who is culturally sensitive/able to develop a rapport with individuals from diverse sectors. Please note, a minimum of a six month commitment is expected of volunteers in this position.

Alzheimer's Association: Advocacy Volunteer

Advocacy Volunteers serve as the Alzheimer's Associations primary messengers for their member of Congress. They work directly with staff to build relationships with their member of Congress through personal contacts, meetings, and other activities. Typical duties for this position include meeting and talking with legislators at various public appearances, attending and asking questions at local town hall meetings or other community events, and attending Public Policy meetings every other month (in person and call in options available). The Alzheimer's Association encourages those with the disease to participate. Individuals in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairments are among the most powerful, influential advocates. Current and former Alzheimer's caregivers also make great advocates. Volunteers for this position should expect to volunteer 5 hours a month, and a commitment of one year is expected. Training and support to be provided on an ongoing basis. Please note, a background check is required for this position.

Alzheimer's Association: Community Outreach Volunteer

Community Outreach Volunteers act as the face of the Alzheimer's Association, representing the organization at community gatherings, such as corporate wellness events and public health fairs. Responsibilities for this volunteer position include providing information to visitors and making referrals to Alzheimer's Association staff when needed, retrieving education supplies from the office before event; returning supplies within 3-5 days of event, and giving short presentations (3-5 minutes) on Alzheimer's Association programs and services. Days and hours vary; events typically last 2-4 hours. Community Outreach Volunteers are required to complete at least one outreach event per quarter, with a minimum of a six month commitment. Training will be provided. Community Outreach Volunteers will be supervised until training has been completed; once completed, volunteers are expected to staff outreach volunteers on their own. Please note, this volunteer position requires a background check.

Alzheimer's Association: Speakers Bureau Volunteer

This position acts as the face of the Alzheimer's Association, presenting educational programs at community gatherings, such as corporate wellness events, public health fairs, service club meetings, and other events. Presentations are based on volunteer's experience and may include, "Know the 10 Signs", "Healthy Living for your Brain & Body", "Getting Connected", and "The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's Disease." Speakers Bureau volunteers are asked to observe education programs, co-present with staff, and then lead presentations on their own. Training and resource materials will be provided. Days and hours for this volunteer position vary, with presentations lasting 1-3 hours. Speakers Bureau Volunteers are required to complete 4-6 presentations per year, as well as attend at least one free Alzheimer's Association continuing education program annually. Please note, this volunteer position requires a background check.

Capitol Books & Gifts: Giftshop Assistance

Capitol Books & Gifts is looking for a volunteer to greet and count visitors, help straighten merchandise, and other duties as needed. The gift shop is located on the lower level of the Capitol Building, and is a great fit for anyone interested in political science, art/history museums, and working with children.

Family Promise of Sacramento: Family Intake Receptionist

Family Promise of Sacramento seeks a Family Intake Receptionist. This volunteer will greet people who come in, answer phones and do initial intakes for prospective families. This volunteer position requires about one hour of training, and the shifts to follow will be varied and are flexible. Volunteers in this position can do as many shifts of three hours per month as they wish.

Family Promise of Sacramento: Overnight Volunteer

Family Promise of Sacramento seeks a volunteer that will stay overnight with the current families going through there program. The families are housed at different congregations in the Sacramento area. There are four families per location, and the volunteer will be staying with the families until around 7am. This volunteer will be with the families strictly for emergencies. This is a perfect volunteer opportunity for a student- they can study, listen to podcasts, or even sleep. This volunteer will solely be there solely to help the families in case they have any needs. This volunteer opportunity requires a one hour training.

Folsom's Hope: Homework Help

Volunteers needed for homework help in the after school program. Volunteers should be in high school to volunteer alone, or have a parent chaperone if they are in middle school.

Folsom's Hope: Mentor a Child

Volunteers needed to mentor school children during the school year. Volunteers should be able to commit for the duration of the school year. Volunteers should expect to come in 1-2 times a week for 2-3 hours for homework help, tutoring, and mentoring.

Kids First: After School Homework Help

Volunteers are needed to help elementary aged students with math, reading, and spelling. Volunteers for this position are needed Monday through Thursday from 3:30pm-5pm.

Placer Nature Center: Art Docent

Volunteers needed to lead environmental education programs for the 5,000 school-age children that visit the Placer Nature Center each year through field trips. If you enjoy working with children and want to take part in helping them learn about the environment, please contact Team Giving at 916-824-2118, or Dave Matthews at dmatthews@placernaturecenter.org. *Two docent trainings offered each year in September and February.

Placer Nature Center: Development Extraordinaire

The Placer Nature Center is always looking for creative minds to help with special projects, fundraising, marketing, and graphic design. Interested volunteers should contact Team Giving at 916-824-2118 or Dave Matthews at dmatthews@placernaturecenter.org.

Placer Nature Center: Garden and Compost Center

Do you have a green thumb or just want to expand your gardening skills? The Placer Nature Center is always in need of help in the garden. Contact Team Giving at 916-824-2118 or Dave Matthews at dmatthews@placernaturecenter.org if you are interested.

Roseville Home Start: Property Maintenance

Volunteers needed to help keep facility beautiful and in operation by cleaning gutters, removing debris from the roof, or making minor repairs to the residential units. Please contact Team Giving at (916) 824-2118 if interested.

Sacramento LGBT Center: General Assistance

Whether its a few hours, a few days or a long-term commitment, there’s a place for you at the Center! Volunteers needed to assist with data entry, monthly newsletter mailings, and safe sex kits.

Sacramento LGBT Center: Program Support

Whether its a few hours, a few days or a long-term commitment, there’s a place for you at the Center! Volunteers needed to assist with different activities and programs, based off of specialized skills and/or experience to support said programs.

St Vincent de Paul: Food Locker Workers

St Vincent de Paul is seeking volunteers to help in the food lockers. Volunteers will help sort, store, and display items in the food locker, as well as organize and sort inventory. Volunteers also will assist with making bags for St Vincent de Paul's home delivery program.

St Vincent de Paul: Home Grocery Delivery Personnel

St Vincent de Paul seeks volunteers to deliver bags of groceries to homebound seniors and handicapped persons in Roseville.

St Vincent de Paul: Truck Drivers or Helpers

Volunteers are needed to drive St Vincent de Paul's 14-foot cargo trucks to pick up donated grocery items from local grocery stores. No special license required, but volunteers will need to pass a drug test (paid for by St Vincent de Paul). Helpers are also needed to assist the truck drivers.

Stand Up Placer: Thrift Store Assistance

Volunteering in the Stand Up Placer thrift store will give you the opportunity to make a difference and meet new people, a chance to utilize skills you have developed over your lifetime, and satisfaction and fulfillment in helping others. Help assist and ring customers, sort donations, and price inventory while making the thrift store a welcoming environment for all! All proceeds from the thrift store go directly to helping survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

First Call Hospice: Crochet or Knit Blankets for Veterans

The Knots of Love project is aimed to incorporate the talents of volunteers, community members, First Call Hospice staff, and community organizations to contribute in the pinning ceremonies by making military branch blankets. Their goal is to create an in-house sustainable group of individuals and collaborate with other community organizations that will make military branch blankets for veterans at First Call Hospice. The blanket specifications are as follows: Size: No smaller than 24x36, no larger than 36x48 Pattern options for crocheting: Double crotchet stitches, shell stitches, any pattern Pattern options for knitting: Stockinette stitch, garter stitches, any pattern Colors: Air Force blankets are light blue, Navy blankets are camouflage blue or navy blue, Marines blankets are red, and the Army blankets are camouflage or green.

Free Yoga Sacramento: Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed to maintain the Facebook page, Instagram page, website listings, and to distribute fliers around town. Volunteers can volunteer in their free time during hours that work with their schedule.

Kids First: Special Skill/Talent Volunteer

Do you have a passion for working with kids, along with a special skill or talent you would love to help kids learn? If so, Kids First is looking for you! This volunteer would come one to two times a week (Monday/Tuesday) for 15-30 minutes (3:30pm-3:45pm) or (4:30-5:00pm). Some ideas of skills/talents the kids are interested in learning include sign language, poetry, art docent/painting, yoga, and/or meditation. Kids First staff would also build upon learned skills by including items into their program such as visual practice without the volunteer with other sources such as YouTube educational/instructional videos.

Roseville Home Start: Sponsor a Child's Birthday Party

Roseville Home Start holds birthday parties for the kids who reside there every two months. Help give these kids a birthday to remember by providing food, cake, birthday party games, gifts, time at a popular birthday place in town, etc. Please contact Team Giving at (916) 824-2118 to coordinate.

Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center: K-3 Literacy Helpers Needed

The Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center holds an after school program and is looking for literacy helpers (aged 50 and up) for students K-3rd grade. Volunteers are needed for 2-4 hours a week, and commit to serving the school year, from about October-May. Volunteers are then matched with several small groups of students and provide reading support for each small group for up to thirty minutes a day. Volunteers must pass a background check, as well as attend annual training.

Stand Up Placer: Crisis Counselor

Crisis line counselors provide a vital link to those in our community who are in need of immediate assistance by answering the Stand Up Placer crisis phone line. Whether providing referrals and resources to the caller or simply listening to someone who needs to talk, Stand Up Placer's crisis line counselors are trained to handle the wide variety of calls that come into the crisis line each day. This volunteer opportunity requires participation in a 68-hour crisis intervention training.

Stand Up Placer: Support Group Facilitator

Stand Up Placer holds weekly support groups for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence. During these group sessions, survivors talk about their past experiences and share their path towards recovery. Group facilitators supervise these groups, lead the discussion, and teach concepts that help survivors thrive after trauma and abuse. Group facilitators don't need to be expert teachers, but do need to be able to lead a discussion and lend a supportive ear. This volunteer opportunity requires participation in a 68-hour crisis intervention training.

Team Giving: Development Volunteer Needed

Team Giving is looking for a volunteer development super hero. This volunteer will work with Team Giving staff at home or in the office to help research new funding sources. If interested, please give Team Giving staff a call at 916-824-2118.

Team Giving: Social Media Guru Needed

Team Giving is looking for a volunteer that is a social media guru. This volunteer will work with Team Giving staff at home or in the office to increase our social media presence across the board. If interested, please contact Team Giving at 916-824-2118.

YFC: Business Analyst

Volunteer needed to serve as a business analyst. The business analyst reviews business processes in order to gain a complete understanding of current procedures, identify improvements, document, test, and integrate those processes.

YFC: Data Analyst

The Youth and Family Collective seeks a data analyst for collecting and analyzing data- running various mathematical calculations to determine how the data samples might best be applied to manage, improve, and report on the business/program.

YFC: Social Media Manager

The Youth and Family Collective seeks a volunteer to manage their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.

YFC: Team Lead

The Youth and Family Collective is looking for a team lead. Duties include governance, alignment, assurance, management, integration, optimization, tracking, finances, infrastructure, planning, and improvement. Program managers routinely provide supervision of a project or multiple projects to achieve a business vision.