Volunteer Opportunities

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Make This Holiday Season Memorable!

Donate the gift of time this Holiday Season by Volunteering at a local nonprofit. Be sure to sign up soon because the opportunities fill up quickly.

November & December 2016

Christmas Cheer
Petaluma Coordinating Council
Join us for Volunteer Tea on November 27 1pm-4pm. It is a good time for potential volunteers to learn more about us and what we do each year. Contact Carol at (707) 774-1858 or carol.garrison@sbcglobal.net.  

Volunteers Needed
Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County
Looking for volunteers to help maintain ReStore, our 17,000 sq. ft. retail home improvement outlet. ReStore is a trove of new and used home improvement items and furniture. Volunteers are an invaluable pillar of ReStore. To volunteer, please call (707)-568-3228 or email restore@habitatsoco.org.

Crisis Line Counselor
We are currently accepting volunteer applications for those interested in becoming a Crisis Line Counselor.  Provide telephone and in-person support for those in need.  If you are 18 years of age and are interested in learning more about qualifications and training of helping those in need, please contact intervention@ourverity.org  or (707) 545-7270 ext. 16.

Bi-lingual Spanish Volunteers Needed
Nonprofit radio station, KBBF’s weekly, bilingual news program is looking for field reporters to help us cover areas such as housing, labor, immigration, local politics, the environment and much more.  If you would like to learn more please send an email to vylma@kbbf-fm.org or call 707-545-8833. 

Wellness Outreach Workers
West County Health Centers
At West County Health Centers our volunteers are fondly called “V-WOWs” – Volunteer Wellness Outreach Workers.  As members of our health care team their role include; assisting patients in our waiting rooms, community education, event support, and clerical tasks.  Please contact Laura Moss, 707-823-3204 Ext: 6454 or lmoss@wchealth.org.

5K Volunteers Needed
Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run Sonoma County needs volunteers for our upcoming family fun 5k event on December 3, 2016. This event is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a ten-week season of life-changing programming. Our 5K's are open to the public (all ages and genders). Several volunteer positions are available. Contact Jennifer Boggs at info@gotrsonomacounty.org, 707-318-2401 or visit  http://www.gotrsonomacounty.org for details.

Volunteers Needed
Community Support Network
Community Support Network, a nonprofit provider of supportive housing in Sonoma County, has two properties in need of volunteer teams for landscaping and interior painting. These two historic homes serve 90-100 formerly homeless residents every year. Contact Angie Sparks 707-575-0979 ext. 20 to volunteer.

Docents Needed
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
This Orientation covers available volunteer opportunities in the southern Russian River Sector of the Sonoma-Mendocino State Parks District. We will provide guidance on how to professionally interact with the public when confronted with an adverse circumstance. One General Orientation is required on Saturday, Jan. 28, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Check out www.stewardscr.org for more information.

Nonprofit Grants Assistant
NAMI Sonoma County
Are you interested in assisting with grants for a nonprofit? NAMI Sonoma County is looking for a volunteer to help with researching possible grants to support the growth of our services. Call 527-6655x7 or email rmcdavid@namisoco.org to learn more.

Care for our Community
West County Health Centers
Recruiting volunteers to join our team - you can serve in a variety of roles including waiting room host, community outreach, administrative support, and Event Support. Volunteers must undergo a background check and a 2 hour orientation. Contact Rebecca for more info rhowell@wchealth.org.

More Volunteer Opportunities

Nonprofits can submit Holiday Volunteer Opportunities by emailing Lori at lnorcia@volunteernow.org