If you are 55 years or older, sign up to help our community. Accident, liability and excess auto insurance provided. Mileage reimbursement available. Call 271-0255, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., weekdays; 714 W. Main St., Suite 2, Grass Valley.

Insect collector

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

Book discussion leader

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

Friendly visitor

Men are needed to visit isolated seniors in the south county area. Visitors also needed in the Mountain Air Mobile Home Park and off Lime Kiln Road. An hour a week.

Long-term care ombudsperson

Be an advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. Resolve problems and monitor care in skilled and residential facilities. Certification training provided.

AnimalSave aide

Foster pet care, clerical assistance, thrift shop help, telephone work from home and assistance with fund-raisers will help animals.

Docents or hosts

Join a docent training in progress and learn more about the Independence Trail. Docents who complete the training will accompany groups on the trail and share information about its natural and cultural history. Hosts welcome visitors at the trailhead.

Visitors with pets

Share your pet with folks who would love to meet them. All types of animals welcome.

Bingo/blackjack helper

Help with games and pass out prizes.


Produce a newsletter for a nonprofit.

Senior.Net instructor

Coach and instruct seniors in the use of the computer.

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