RSVP- Volunteer Nevada County Current Volunteer Opportunities
November 4, 2013
Behind the ideas and efforts toward building a better world, volunteers fuel a movement of compassion and connection. You can make a difference by volunteering right here in your community.
For persons 55 and over, accident, liability, and excess auto insurance are provided and limited mileage reimbursement is available.
If you are interested in any of the following positions, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit our office at 471 Sutton Way, Suite #202, in Grass Valley, or call weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 530-271-0255.
RSVP is part of the Corporation for National and Community Service and sponsored locally by the Area 4 Agency on Aging.
Find additional opportunities at: http://www.volunteernevadacounty.org. Volunteer Nevada County is looking for volunteers interested in promoting volunteerism through our new website that connects nonprofits with volunteers of all ages.
Do you use ASL?
Compassionate person to visit with a senior living in a Grass Valley care facility who would like the company of a someone who uses American Sign Language to converse about the day's events. It will make their day and yours, too!
No tome left behind
Can you help transport books from one county library to another on Wednesday mornings? These are books that have been requested by patrons to be picked up at various libraries. The volunteer will lift book bins onto a dolly and into county library van. Volunteer drives the van from the Helling Library to the Grass Valley Library, N.U. District office and back again, distributing books along the way. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more and have a clean driving record. Wednesdays for about 1.5 hours.
Bilingual Tots and Two's Assistant Needed
Nonprofit child care resource and referral agency seeking Bilingual Spanish/English volunteers needed to assist teacher with Tots and Two's Program designed for children, aged 1-2 years old and parents — guiding parents on the value of interactive play with their toddlers. Activities include social development and skills, language and developing curiosity and wonder. Thursday morning
Baby blankets needed
Volunteer from home creating handcrafted baby blankets. Knit, crochet or quilt blankets for new moms and their babies leaving the hospital. This is a project for Child Advocate's "Welcome Baby" program. Service groups, clubs or individuals willing to help, please contact RSVP for more information and drop off locations.
Math, reading tutors
A Grass Valley school with a reputation for excellence is looking for 8 to 10 volunteers to tutor students in grades K-8 grades in math and reading. Days and times are flexible and tutoring sessions can be 45 to 90 minutes. Helping our young people succeed academically is a wonderful use of your volunteer time. Please consider this opportunity. Call RSVP to learn more.
Health and wellness volunteers
Are you interested in innovative approaches to health? Do you believe exercise is an important factor in staying healthy and safe? The "Stay Well At Home" program is looking for 10 facilitators willing to assist in this innovative four to six month program in association with the Falls Prevention Coalition. Get involved by helping seniors improve their health by lowering their risk for falls through exercise and other strategies. Call RSVP at 530-271-0255.
Friendly visitor volunteers
As a volunteer with the Friendly Visitor program you can make a profound difference in the life of a senior or person with a disability. You need no special expertise; you will be asked to make a weekly visit of one or two hours; you will receive ongoing training and guidance; mileage is reimbursed; consideration is given to matching you with a person of similar interests.