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

Volunteers/docents are needed to greet visitors and share local history with them. Training is provided.

Expressive reader

Share the joy of reading with students by recording a small collection of books. May be done at home.


Join the staff at the countywide Information and Assistance office. Help answer phones and provide information. Computer training is provided.

Insects collector

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

Fix-it volunteers

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

Book discussion leader

Share your love of reading with others. Lead discussions about books the group has chosen to read. Currently takes place the last Wednesday of the month at the Nevada County Library in Nevada City.


Meals on Wheels Drivers are urgently needed. Two to three hours of your time once a week can help to keep this vital service available to your Nevada County neighbors.

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 no longer are able to drive. These short weekly visits help keep people connected to our community and to needed services. Call 271-0255 today and ask for Joan if you would like to hear more about his very important volunteer opportunity.

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