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Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Nevada County

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. Over 75 local nonprofit and government agencies need your help. View more opportunities at or call 530-271-0255.

Create life changing connections through the telephone

If you are compassionate, enjoy friendly conversation and look forward to “making someone’s day”, we may have the volunteer job for you! Under the guidance of RSVP staff, we are looking for volunteers to take one shift a week; either in the morning (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) or afternoons (12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.) to call local seniors that have signed up to participate in our Telephone Reassurance Program. Many of the volunteers with this program say they get as much out of the experience as the senior being called. Volunteers will also be making appointments for various community events. It is “on the job training;” you will need to be comfortable speaking on the phone and have some general computer skills. Your help will make a difference in many people’s lives — guaranteed.

Volunteer to be a Book Buddy!

Deliver books and other library materials to those who are housebound. The Book Buddy Program matches volunteers with individuals who cannot get to the library to select the materials they wish to enjoy.

The Book Buddy becomes familiar with the patrons preferences, selects appropriate materials, delivers them to the patron’s home and also returns the materials to the library.

A friendly personality, fingerprinting and current car insurance is required.

Reclaimed! Revived! Renewed! Volunteer at the ReShop

Women of Worth is looking for assistance at their thrift shop for positions where there are multiple openings:

1. 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.

2. ReShop Backroom 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, breaker boxes cleared from items, aisles kept clean and free of clutter. Monday-Friday, 10-5:00 pm, and 10 a.m. to 4:00 pm on Saturdays. Shifts are 3-4 hours

3. Online Sales Specialist: This very important position involves determining the value of preselected items then photographing them and posting them on different online store fronts such as Craigslist, BackPage, E-Bay and Facebook. Flexible hours, volunteer is welcome to work in the WoW office or from their own home.

Are you a retired teacher or would you like to tutor?

Grass Valley Partners Family Resource Center is in need of assistance tutoring elementary and middle school students, both in reading and math, at a variety of levels. The Resource Center has students as young as 8 years old through high school. Currently they are in need of afterschool tutors.

For persons 55 and over, accident, liability and excess auto insurance are provided. If you are interested in any of the positions, e-mail us at or call weekdays 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 Agency on Aging Area 4.

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