Adults 55 or older are invited to share their time and talents through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

Accident, liability and excess auto insurance are provided; mileage reimbursement is available.

Call RSVP at 271-0255 weekdays (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or stop by 471 Sutton Way, No. 202, in Grass Valley.

Kitty Cuddler

If you enjoy cats and have approximately two hours a week to cuddle cats and tidy their kennels please give us a call. This volunteer opportunity has successfully reduced the percent of animals destroyed from 68 percent down to 2 percent at the local shelter.


Enthusiastic and interested volunteers are needed to brainstorm about ideas and events to raise funds to pay for the medical expenses of animal at the animal shelter. Once on the mend these animals will be ready for adoption.

Friendly Visitors

Volunteers are needed to visit with isolated older adults in their homes. This is a very flexible volunteer opportunity and involves an hour or two of your time each week. Volunteers provide conversation and connection to the community and its services. Visits can include a walk or casual lunch. Our current needs include a number of gentlemen who would enjoy having a man to talk to. We currently have a number of older adults in Alta Sierra and South County who would benefit from a visit.

Thrift Store Worker

RSVP’s newest volunteer station is located in downtown Grass Valley. Assistants are needed to sort goods, price items, and work the register. Hours are Monday through Saturday, and the volunteer shifts are three hours long.

Gardener/Furniture Mover

A local nonprofit needs someone to tend their yard and to help move donated furniture.

Volunteer Coordinator – TV

A short-term volunteer coordinator is needed to work an upcoming telethon and award night.

Volunteer Coordinator – Nursery

A local crisis nursery is looking for a volunteer coordinator to solicit, match, and organize existing and new volunteers for ongoing and diverse projects and events. An outgoing friendly manner, solid organizational skills, and a good phone voice are necessary components of the job. Flexible hours.

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