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

FRCC: Skilled Volunteer - Irrigation Repair & Installation (DEC - FEB)

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

Folsom's Hope: Distance Learning Support Program

Folsom's Hope has partnered with Powerhouse Ministries and Community Bible Church in Folsom to provide distance learning support programming for at-risk elementary and middle schoolers. Volunteers need to be cleared before signing up to help with these in-person programs. Folsom's Hope serves the physical, educational, relational, material and spiritual needs of at-risk children and their families.

Folsom, CA

Folsom's Hope: Grant Research & Writing - skilled volunteer

Folsom's Hope is looking for skilled volunteers for help with grant research & writing - both for programming and for help raising funds for our coming community center. Folsom's Hope serves the physical, educational, relational, material and spiritual needs of at-risk children and their families.

Folsom, CA

Hearts Landing Ranch: Experienced Horse People - Muck Stalls

Experienced horse people who would like to come volunteer to muck stalls. This volunteer opportunity is Monday through Friday from 7-9am; work along side someone until HLR feels you are able to work on your own. *Sign up for a week day or multiple days per week! Hearts Landing Ranch has plenty of room for recommended social distancing; please follow local guidelines while volunteering at the ranch. Hearts Landing Ranch exists to Build a Community to Reach (Change) a Community. Children and horses work together to build trust again.

Granite Bay, CA

Hearts Landing Ranch: Garden Volunteer

Hearts Landing Ranch needs volunteers to pull spent plants, clean up garden beds, and plant the nextr season of vegetables! There is aways work to do on a ranch: organizing sheds, painting, preparing for events! Let us know what your interest is and we'll get you connected to volunteer and help support this far-reaching nonprofit organization! Email Sabryna with your questions: sroberson@teamgiving.org ​Hearts Landing Ranch will work with you to self-schedule your volunteering on the ranch with plently of recommended social distancing; please follow local guidelines while volunteering at the ranch. Hearts Landing Ranch exists to Build a Community to Reach (Change) a Community. Children and horses work together to build trust again.

Granite Bay, CA

Hearts Landing Ranch: Sand and Paint Bleachers

Sand and aint bleachers - there needs to be a dry spell in the weather before this may begin! *Let us know you and/or your group is interested in this project and we will contact you when the weather is cooperative! Hearts Landing Ranch has plenty of room for recommended social distancing; please follow local guidelines while volunteering at the ranch. Hearts Landing Ranch exists to Build a Community to Reach (Change) a Community. Children and horses work together to build trust again.

Granite Bay, CA

Hearts Landing Ranch: Experienced Computer Volunteer

Hearts Landing Ranch needs an experienced volunteer with spreadsheet and computer systems experience - move our database to Salesforce CRM. Hearts Landing Ranch will work with you to self-schedule your volunteering on the ranch with plently of recommended social distancing. Some of the computer work may be done from home. ​Hearts Landing Ranch exists to Build a Community to Reach (Change) a Community. Children and horses work toether to build trust again.

Granite Bay, CA

RPAL: Water Fountain Installation

Skilled volunteer needed to install a new water fountain system given to Roseville PAL (Police Activities League). You may schedule your own installion time - just "express interest" to let us know your availabilty! The facility is currently closed, so nights and weekends are fine for installation, too! Help the facility install this much needed upgrade! The clients of RPAL will be able to refill their refillable water bottles without making contacting the water fountain. RPAL will sing your praises daily!

Roseville, CA

Rise Against Hunger: 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

Taylor House: Repair Screens and Fans

Taylor House Repair Projects : *repair two screen doors *repair and balance two ceiling fans Volunteer will be able to schedule from 10am to 7pm weekdays. Please "Express Interest" to be introduced to the house coodinator.

Roseville, CA

Virtual Volunteering from Home: Writing "Sunshine Letters"

Bring joy into the life of patients in hospice care by writing letters from your home! 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. Your goal is 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 the letters 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 Playtime Mentor

This opportunity may resume in summer 2021 or once COVID restrictions permit -- Volunteer adults who either have their own children or have worked with toddlers and babies are needed to spend time with at-risk girls (ages 18-24) with their children for approximately 4 hours per day, 2 days per month to model appropriate playing with young children. This would include outside and inside play at their house and possibly a meal or snack-time activity. The date would depend on the girl’s and mentor’s schedule. The hours would most likely be in the morning before the children go down for nap time between 1 and 2 pm. Volunteers would dress conservatively to be models for the young women they are mentoring. Volunteers with young children under 5 would be welcome. Volunteers need to be able to model healthy play. Volunteers need to be live scanned. The volunteer will be interviewed by the nonprofit staff to make sure it is a good fit for our participants.

Meals on Wheels SAC: Meal Delivery Driver

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.