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Volunteer Action Center

The Nevada County Volunteer Action Center matches the time and talents of volunteers with opportunities to help individuals and nonprofit organizations that provide human services. For information on the following positions or other volunteer jobs, call 272-5041, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., weekdays; or stop by 11743 Maltman Drive, Grass Valley.

English tutor

Many adult immigrants are isolated because of their limited ability to speak English. Provide English tutoring in this one-on-one program. Training workshop will be held in March; no foreign language is required.


Many seniors can no longer drive but need transportation to medical appointments. Several volunteers are needed who like to drive and have a car and insurance. Mostly in western Nevada County with an occasional trip to Sacramento, usually for medical consultation.

Friendly visitor

Provide friendship and support to isolated seniors. One home visit per week can make a big difference. Training will be provided; time is flexible.


Most nonprofits are serving clients with very limited budgets; their funds go to providing a service rather than office upkeep. If you are an electrician, several local nonprofits could use your expertise. Hours vary.

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