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New Volunteer Opportunites

North Star History and Education Program Volunteer

The North Star Educational Program Development volunteer position develops, plans and implements educational programs that will be held on the property. Under the guidance of the Resource Development Committee, the volunteer works to create educational programs that highlight the history and people who made the North Star so vital to our past and present community. The […]

Event Coordinator for North Star Historic Conservancy

The North Star Historic Conservancy (NSHC) is recruiting for a volunteer Event Coordinator! This volunteer works only on events sponsored or held by NSHC, whether for fundraising or membership purposes (i.e. member appreciation meetings). The Events Coordinator works with the Resource Development Committee to develop new concepts for events and facilitates their successful completion. The position […]

Cancer Aid Thrift Needs You!

Cancer Aid Thrift Store (CATS) has successfully held to their mission statement for 44 years: To raise and allocate funds helping Nevada County residents with cancer- related expenses. Having only 3 part-time employees, CATS is run almost entirely by volunteers. Current opportunities include: cash register clerks, sorters, volunteers who price items, volunteers to clean out […]

Volunteer Coordinator for the North Star Historic Conservancy

The Volunteer Coordinator works with the Board and Event Chairs to determine volunteer job needs. Once the need is determined, the Volunteer Coordinator recruits through various outreach and media forms.  Interviews of prospective volunteer candidates would be conducted a few times a month at the North Star House office, after which the Volunteer Coordinator would […]

Publicity/ PR Coordinator for North Star Historic Conservancy

The North Star Historic Conservancy is recruiting for a Publicity/ PR Coordinator. This volunteer would work with the Board, Program and Event Chairs, along with various Committees of NSHC to develop an annual publicity/ outreach calendar to advertise and promote events, activities and the mission of the North Star Historic Conservancy (NSHC). The Publicity/ PR Coordinator would prepare […]

Office and Shelter Help Needed!

The Grass Valley Animal Control Shelter is looking for available volunteers to help in their office and shelter. This is a position for a self-starter and a  multi-tasker! Duties include answering busy phones and taking messages, helping to stuff folders, walking dogs, and assisting with laundry and dishes. Please note there are long periods of being on your […]

Retired School Teacher?

Are you a retired school teacher? Tutor elementary students (grades 1-6) primarily with reading and math subjects. PARTNERS Family Resource Center arranges one-on-one tutoring sessions and tries to match students with the right tutor to have a successful outcome. Tutors assist with assigned homework and preparation for upcoming tests. Both the student and the tutor […]

Be a “Fix-It” Volunteer!

FREED Center For Independent Living is Looking For Volunteers For Their “Fix-It” Program Nevada County has a great need for volunteers with handy person skills and home repair.  FREED Center for Independent Living helps people live safely and independently in their homes, and volunteers help make that happen. Volunteers provide labor for minor home modifications and health and safety […]

Be the Friendly Face of Nevada County

This is a wonderful opportunity to be of assistance to citizens and the general public visiting our government center. Nevada County Information & General Services is looking for volunteers to assist as Lobby Greeters at the Rood Center in Nevada City: Job duties/description: •Support and man a lobby desk that will provide patrons with information, […]

Intake and Referral Specialist at Welcome Home Vets

Welcome Home Vets (WHV) provides psychotherapy at no cost to their clients and promotes community awareness of the effects of military-related psychological trauma, such as post traumatic stress, on the individual, the family, and the community. They advocate for the needs of their clients, either as individuals or as a group. Because the needs of […]

Join the Volunteer Event Committee…The United Way

If you are creative, like to help the community, and love to brainstorm; this opportunity could be the perfect fit for you! United Way needs volunteers to help plan annual events and to help create a brand new signature event. United Way’s service priority is to strive to assure individuals and families in Nevada County […]

United Way of Nevada County

United Way of Nevada County is seeking board members to participate in special committees, fundraising events, and bi-monthly board meetings. This organization strives to assure that individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their basic need for food, emergency shelter, and health care. Local business, county/state government, sales, marketing, or accounting experience preferred, […]

Songbird Team Volunteers

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release is in need of volunteers to join the Songbird Team. Support the functions of the WR&R Intake Center from May 1st – August 31st and help rehabilitate injured and diseased songbirds in Nevada County. Volunteer responsibilities include answering the phone to educate callers on how to handle wild songbirds and refer people […]

Volunteer At AnimalSaves Book Nook!

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of animals in the area? The Book Nook and the Book Nook Annex at AnimalSave both need volunteers to work a few hours a week sorting, stocking and selling books donated by the community. All proceeds go toward the care of the animals while waiting […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County matches children with carefully screened and trained adult/older peer volunteers who serve as a Big Brother or Big Sister (“Big”). These Big Brothers and Big Sisters are stable and mature individuals who have demonstrated responsibility and dependability. In most cases, matches are paired according to the same-gender (i.e., […]

Become a Docent for the Northstar Mining Museum!

The Northstar Mining Museum is gearing up for the 2017 season and is actively recruiting volunteers to become docents! The museum is housed in the original Northstar Mine powerhouse, built in 1895. Located on Allison Ranch Rd., just down from the fairgrounds, it contains a multitude of exhibits, many of which are in working order. […]

Delivery Drivers Needed for Women of Worth

Women of Worth is in need of experienced drivers for use of their panel delivery truck. Volunteers would work with a delivery person as a team to load and unload furniture and merchandise. Drivers must have a clean DMV record, experience driving a panel truck and, be in good physical condition. Days Needed: Monday through […]

Dining Room Host/ Receptionist

The mission of Gold Country Community Services (GCCS) is to improve the quality of life in Western Nevada County by providing and coordinating resources that enhance the physical, social, and emotional well being of Nevada County residents. Some of their programs include: Senior Wood, Home Delivered Meals, & High Noon Cafe. GCCS also offers a […]

Treasurer for Interfaith Food Ministry

Interfaith Food Ministry (IFM) is seeking a volunteer Treasurer who would likely consider this work as a labor of love. Working in partnership with the Assistant Treasurer and our Executive Committee the Treasurer will help to set a tone of integrity and transparency throughout the organization. Records will be transparent and current, the organization will […]

Bring Comfort to Hospice Patients through your Pet

Do you have a pet that has a certification of training and is good with people? Hospice of the Foothills needs your help for approximately 4 hours once a week.  Pet Therapy for those in Hospice brings caring and support. When: Flexible days and hours. A one year commitment is desired. Where:  Grass Valley Skills: Must have certification of […]

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