ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Nonprofits need regular help from volunteers! The following opportunities are ongoing needs that nonprofits rely on volunteers for in order to achieve their missions.  Ongoing opportunities are a great way to gain experience, learn new skills, and become a part of a nonprofit team through volunteering.  Opportunities range from general duties to highly specialized needs -- find your fit below or contact our office to work directly with our staff.

Please note: if opportunities do not have a location listed, it may be an opportunity that can be done virtually or has a variety of locations.
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Acres of Hope: Grounds Maintenance - Auburn

Volunteers needed to support Acres of Hope, a local nonprofit working with women to transition out of homelessness. Give their grounds a refresh by raking, mowing, weed eating, trimming, painting, etc.! If available, volunteers should bring hand tools, gloves, and masks, plus water bottles. Good for small groups: "express interest" and provide 2 dates you are available (Monday-Saturday). This volunteer opportunity is outdoors and "remotely distanced" from our residents, and Acres of Hope is COVID-19 compliant for volunteer help. Volunteers are asked to wear a mask if they are within 6 feet of another (not a household member) and be sensitive to coming into contact with our residents while working on campus.

Auburn, CA

Acres of Hope: Skilled Volunteer - Chainsaw Operator

Skilled volunteer or two needed to help Acres of Hope to operate a chainsaw to trim some branches and grind a stump for removal. If available, volunteers should bring hand tools, gloves, and masks, plus water bottles. Please "express interest" and provide 2 dates you are available (Monday-Saturday). This volunteer opportunity is outdoors and "remotely distanced" from our residents, and Acres of Hope is COVID-19 compliant for volunteer help. Volunteers are asked to wear a mask if they are within 6 feet of another (not a household member) and be sensitive to coming into contact with our residents while working on campus.

Auburn, CA

Acres of Hope: Building Retaining Wall

Skilled volunteer or two needed to help Acres of Hope move some blocks around to create a small retaining wall. If available, volunteers should bring hand tools, gloves, and masks, plus water bottles. Please "express interest" and provide 2 dates you are available (Monday-Saturday). This volunteer opportunity is outdoors and "remotely distanced" from our residents, and Acres of Hope is COVID-19 compliant for volunteer help. Volunteers are asked to wear a mask if they are within 6 feet of another (not a household member) and be sensitive to coming into contact with our residents while working on campus.

Auburn, CA

FRCC: Skilled Volunteer - Irrigation Repair & Installation (OCT or NOV)

FRCC needs a skilled volunteer(s) with irrigation installation and repair knowledge!! *Please "express interest" or email sroberson@teamgiving.org with TWO dates you are available in October or November to complete this job, days available for scheduling: Tuesday-Saturday. Established at the former Fruit Ridge Elementary School, FRCC houses 23 nonprofit organizations and serves as a meeting place for dozens more. Organizations that serve diverse populations and offer a wide-range of critical support programs that address health and economic disparities.

Sacramento, CA

Grant Writer / Community Engagement Volunteer Team Member

Local nonprofit organization with global reach is looking for a person with grant research and writing background. Looking for a volunteer with passion for the mission "to end hunger" that can help to identify grant opportunities for this organization and their partners. This volunteer opportunity involves: a 1-year commitment, monthly board meeting participation (60-90 mins per month, plus approximately 5 hours per week on grant writing. This volunteer opportunity is based in Natomas area of Sacramento. If interested, please "Express Interest."

Sacramento, CA

Single Mom Strong: Childcare Attendant

*To resume after COVID-19 Health Crisis. Single moms work hard every day. Show them some support by allowing them to take a break and participate in a workshop at Single Mom Strong's Empowerment Center. By volunteering in our childcare, you allow these moms to participate in an empowering evening, knowing their children are being well-cared for in the next room! Without this service, many moms would not be able to participate. During your visit, we ask that you engage with the children of the SMS community by playing games, completing art projects, reading them stories, or countless other activities we offer in our childcare space. RECURRING: Every 3rd Thursday thru May 2020: 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19, 1/16, 2/20, 3/19, 4/16, & 5/21 Volunteers may attend their first time without training or a background check in order to find out more about the program; during this initial volunteer opportunity, volunteers will be matched with a screened & trained adult. Volunteers who would like to help more than once must attend a 2-hour training and complete a background check.

Citrus Heights, CA

The Gathering Inn: Meal Prep & Serving Dinner for Homeless Guests

*Dates Available this Month!!* Provide and cook dinner for 108 Homeless Guests in our new 53’ professional kitchen! TGI provide the pantry staples, kitchen and even the recipes. All you bring are the main ingredients and 6-10 volunteer chefs. Volunteer as many times as you would like! Once a year, a quarter or even monthly, it’s up to you! *Express interest and more details will be provided. Meal prep and cooking takes place daily mid-afternoon and serving is for half an hour in the evening. Volunteers must be 18 and over unless directly supervised by Parent/Guardian. Dress code: No open toed shoes/Heels due to safety concerns. Men and Women with long hair please wear pulled back or in a hat. The Gathering Inn - Mid Placer is a 100 bed emergency housing and services program located in Auburn, CA. Mid Placer accommodates Placer County residents 18 years or older, who must be clean & sober, and have no history of sexual related crimes. The Gathering Inn provides homeless women, men, and families the dignity and support they need to become active members of our community.

Auburn, CA

Virtual Volunteering from Home: Writing "Sunshine Letters"

Bring joy into the life of patients in hospice care. Letters can be handwritten or typed. Address your letter “Greetings to you.” *Focus on the positive.*Isolation is difficult. Remind your letter recipient that they have the support of their gifted Snowline care team.*Include photos? Yes! But no photos of people. Limit to animals and nature.*Please, NO COVID19 or terminal illness talk. We want to alleviate stress.*Please, NO politics, religion, or personal information please.*Please only sign your first name. Write as many notes as you would like! *Team Giving will provide the address for mailing when you receive your confirmation email. The mission of Snowline Hospice is serving our community by supporting patients near end-of-life and guiding loved ones through grief.

Diamond Springs, CA

Blossom Place: Baby/Toddler Childcare

This opportunity is starting in September 2020 -- Volunteers needed to care for babies/toddlers so young at-risk mothers may attend Wednesday night meetings. The volunteers will be responsible for playing with the children, giving snacks or bottles as appropriate and possibly putting children down to bed. This Opportunity is EVERY WEDNESDAY, but Prior to Volunteering volunteers will undergo a background check, and will be interviewed by Blossom Place staff. Older adults with children who are teenagers are welcome to come and help. volunteers must be 18 or older. The volunteers should dress conservatively to be appropriate models for the Blossom participants. The Blossom Place program has approximately 6 children ranging from 2 months old to 3 years old. The Blossom Place provides safe housing, one-on-one support and resources so former foster and at-risk young women ages 18-24 can learn the life skills, achieve the goals and gain the confidence to blossom into who they were meant to be.

Meals on Wheels SAC: Meal Delivery Driver

**ON HOLD due to COVID-19** Volunteer drivers deliver meals to seniors who are homebound due to illness, recovery, or disability. As a delivery driver, you deliver nutritious meals, socialize with seniors, brightening their day and helping them feel connected to their communities. Volunteers use their own vehicles to pick up meals from one of five sites, and generally be available at least one day a week Monday through Friday between the hours of 9AM and Noon. Some afternoon routes are available. Pick-up sites for home-delivered meal routes are located in Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, Galt, Rancho Cordova and on Harlin Drive near the Rosemont area. Responsibilities & Requirements: *Able to volunteer a 2-3 hour period of time 2-4 times a month *Possess a reliable vehicle to pick up and deliver meals at local pick-up sites and have a cell phone for route communication *Possess a current California driver’s license, automobile insurance coverage and a clean DMV record, as well as demonstrate safe driving skills *Ability to read maps, use a GPS *Complete our application and pass a background check *Training is provided, and drivers can request reimbursement for delivery route mileage.