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New Volunteer Opportunites

Gold Country Senior Cafe

Be a Dining Room Server at the Gold Country Senior Café! The Gold Country Senior Café is a wonderful food program for seniors, provided by Gold Country Community Services. All you need to be a server is a steady hand, a genuine concern for the needs of older adults, and a welcoming smile. As a dining room […]

Dining Room Host/ Receptionist

Become a Host/ Receptionist at the Gold Country Senior Cafe! Greet & seat their senior guests, answer phones to free up staff during meal service, provide program information and referral assistance. All it takes is 3 hours a week from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Currently, they need a volunteer on Mondays and also some substitute assistance to […]

Friends of the Nevada County Libraries

Each month thousands of books are donated to the Friends of the Nevada County Libraries, and every Wednesday morning, volunteers help sort, price and shelve these books. On the first Saturday of the month, the Friends of the Libraries and its volunteers hold a book sale with all proceeds benefiting the Nevada County Libraries. This […]

AnimalSave Needs Your Help!

AnimalSave is looking for volunteers to assist with three different, though all very important, departments! They are currently recruiting for Cashiers/ Book Sorters for the Book Nook, Cat Room Attendants, and volunteers for their Thrift and Treasures Store to help receive, sort, and price merchandise, as well as Cashiers. Please have good communication skills, a […]

Tutor Adult English Learners

Partners in English Language Learning has a two-day tutor training scheduled for September 30th and October 7th, 2017. It is not necessary to have teaching or bilingual skills. Volunteer tutors meet with an English learner one to two hours per week and should plan to commit to at least a year of tutoring once matched […]

Consider Becoming a CASA

A CASA is a Court Appointed Special Advocate, a screened, trained, and supported volunteer who stands by a child in foster care. Working with the child’s family, social worker, other professionals, and the court, a CASA listens, learns, and advocates for what is best for the child. A CASA is an abused and neglected child’s champion […]

Office Assistance Needed at Sierra Nevada Children’s Services

Sierra Nevada Children’s Services (SNCS) is a private, nonprofit child care resource and referral agency that has served families, early childhood professionals and the community since 1978. They are in need of a few volunteers to help on a regular basis with filings, mailings, and other various general administrative tasks. Additionally, SNCS is looking for […]

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 […]

Hospice of the Foothills – Gift & Thrift Store

Hospice of the Foothills – Gift & Thrifts Store is recruiting volunteers for their Penn Valley location! Dedicating just four hours of time per week is all that is required. As a volunteer at the thrift store, you would assist with sorting and receiving merchandise, steam and tag clothing, test electrical equipment, assist customers in a […]

Home Delivered Meals Driver

Help out the dedicated team of drivers for the Meals on Wheels program by becoming a Delivery Driver. All it takes is a few hours (10:30am to 1:00pm) one day a week, a car, a sense of direction and a friendly smile to brighten someone’s day. Meals on Wheels is currently in need of 3 […]

Volunteer for California Highway Patrol – Truckee Area

The California Highway Patrol Truckee Office is looking for motivated citizens who want to give something back to their community as Senior Volunteers. Volunteers assist the CHP in providing enhanced public service to the community. This is an opportunity for senior citizens to make a definite contribution towards improving public safety, service, and security. The Senior […]

Visitor Information Assistant at the Tahoe National Forest Headquarters

The U.S. Forest Service is looking for a couple of volunteers to help staff the front desk at the Tahoe National Forest Headquarters in Nevada City! Visitor Information Assistants greet visitors, answer questions, and provide customer service to visitors in-person and on the phone. Information Assistants would also provide Forest information, issue campfire permits, and […]

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 […]

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