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.

Minutes Taker

An advocacy group for the disabled needs a volunteer to take minutes at monthly board meetings and produce a draft of those minutes. Good writing skills and grammar are required. Meeting time is the fourth Wednesday of the month, from 4-6 p.m.

Book Shelver

The library is in need of volunteers to shelve books. Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System is helpful, but staff will train volunteers. The ability to stoop, bend, and lift 10 pounds is required.

Meals on Wheels Driver

Drivers are needed on either a weekly or “on call” basis to deliver hot lunches to homebound seniors. Volunteers will receive a set route and mileage reimbursement for delivery time.

Book Buddy

Become a friend to someone who is homebound. This program matches volunteers with individuals who cannot get to the library to select books. The Book Buddy becomes familiar with a patron’s reading preferences, selects appropriate books, and delivers them to the patron’s home. A clean DMV, car insurance and a friendly personality are required. Time involved is about 1-2 times a month.

Docent/Gift Shop Sales Person/Restoration Worker

Local railroad museum needs volunteers to help in the gift shop, conduct tours of the museum, and help with equipment restoration. Shift length is three hours and training will be provided.

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