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Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Whether you’re interested in using your current skills or learning a new one, RSVP has over a hundred volunteer opportunities that span education, public service, working with seniors and children, and many more. If you are interested in any of the positions, e-mail us at or call weekdays between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. 530-271-0255. RSVP is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service and sponsored locally by the Agency on Aging Area 4.

Volunteer coordinator for the Nevada City Police Department

The Nevada City Police Department is in need of a volunteer coordinator! As the Volunteer Coordinator you would work with the department in planning for events in Nevada City, and then coordinate and schedule the other volunteers for such events. The volunteer coordinator needs to be organized, have good communications skills, have a flexible schedule, and should be available to work during the holiday events.

Enjoy the fun and volunteer at the United Way’s 10th Annual “Grills ‘n’ Grilles” event!

The United Way of Nevada County is in need of volunteers to help at their 10th Annual “Grills ‘n’ Grilles” fundraising event! Volunteers will help with setting up and/ or tearing down the event, ticket sales, food & drink sales, or selling mementos throughout the event. This year the event will be held on August 27th at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley. Visitors and volunteers alike will enjoy Kansas City Barbecue Society & Backyard BBQ Competitions, Car Show, Disc Golf Tournament, Live Music, as well as several other fun activities! Volunteers are needed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and are asked to be available for shifts lasting 2 to 4 hours.

If you are interested in volunteering for this fantastic and fun event, please contact Donna Cobb at 530-274-8111.

Be a friendly visitor

Visit a senior or someone with a disability, who is socially isolated for a couple of hours a week in their home. Enjoy a new friendship through talking and listening, or sharing crafts and hobbies together. If you are a good listener and enjoy spending time with people who have lived experience over many decades, this may be the perfect way to give back to your community. Just bring yourself. You will be given an orientation and there are monthly training’s and support groups so you can meet other volunteers and share insights.

Women of Worth Thrift Store

Women of Worth is looking for assistance at their thrift shop where there are multiple openings: ReShop resale store clerks: work cash register, greet customers, keep the shelves stocked with merchandise from warehouse, and general up keep of the work environment. ReShop back room staff: sort through donations and prepare them for ReShop resale store, receive donations from customers, sort through warehouse and help stock the ReShop with items. General, upkeep in the warehouse, all doors kept accessible, and breaker boxes cleared from items, aisles kept clean and free of clutter. Skills required: Basic cash register help; ability to organize, decorate, stand for a few hours at a time, and some lifting. Retail experiences a plus.

Please visit to view many more volunteer opportunities!

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