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: 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: Media Relations Volunteer

Media Relations volunteers act as the eyes and ears of the Alzheimer's Association, monitoring local news outlets for opportunities to engage the media in information related to the mission of the Alzheimer's Association. Typical duties of the Media Relations volunteer include media monitoring, media outreach, and reporting. The purpose of this position is to create awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs and services with the public. Volunteer needed one 2-4 hour shift weekly (projects may be completed remotely), and a commitment of one year is expected. Trainging provided, as well as ongoing supervision from the Communications Director. Please note, this 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.

Developmental Disabilities Service Organization: Type Reports

The Short Center North program needs someone to come in 3 times per week from 9am to 2pm to type program participant Service Plans and Reports. For further details, please contact Team Giving staff at 916-824-2118 or Steven Andrews, Program Director at scn@ddso.org

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.

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: 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.

Placer Nature Center: Professional Skills Needed

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.

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.

American Cancer Society: Tutu's for Puppies

Volunteers needed to cut tulle and ribbon for "Puppy with a Purpose", a stuffed labradoodle named Karina, and then assemble tutus for stuffed pups.

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.

Roseville Home Start: Donation Drive

Roseville Home Start always has a great need for laundry detergent, fabric softener, dish soap, all purpose cleaner, toilet brushes, garbage bags (kitchen and bathroom sizes), first aid kit supplies, children's medicine, folders for school, canned and nonperishable food, Clorox wipes, and baby formula. Contact Team Giving at (916)824-2118 if you are interested in holding a donation drive.

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.

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.