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Retired and Senior Volunteers

If you are 55 years or older, sign up with Retired and Senior Volunteers Program to help our community.

Accident, liability and excess auto insurance provided. Mileage reimbursement available.

Call 271-0255, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., weekdays. Or stop by 714 W. Main St., Suite 2, Grass Valley, 95945.

Firehouse No. 1 Museum

Greet visitors and share local history with them. Training is provided.

Expressive reader

Share the joy of reading with students while recording a small collection of books. This activity may be done at home.


A countywide Information and Assistance office needs help answer phones and provide information. Computer training is provided.

Insect collector

Assist in the collection and identification of aquatic insects, recording data, stream measuring, visual shore walk inspections and taking and recording water samples.

Fix-it workers

Do minor health and safety-related home repairs for seniors. All types of construction skills are needed.

Book discussion leader

Lead discussions about books a group has chosen to read. Last Wednesday of the month at Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City.


Meals on Wheels drivers are urgently needed. Two-three hours once a week.

Dentist or dental tech

Help needed with a one-time demonstration on good dental care for a group of disabled clients.


Do a “make-over” for four female disabled clients.

Friendly visitors

Visitors are needed throughout the county to spend an hour a week with neighbors who have become isolated due to the loss of a spouse or because they can no longer drive. Call 271-0255 and ask for Joan.

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