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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.

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, sign up!

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.