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One Time Volunteer Opportunities
June 9th, Sunday · 10 am to 4 pm
Support West County Health Centers by volunteering your time for a day to help host our annual fundraising event. Resorts in Bloom showcases the finest gardens in western Sonoma County at resort properties. Get more details and sign-up to volunteer on our website today.
Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network is looking for volunteers to help with Gay Wine Weekend June 14-16th. Volunteers are needed for ice delivery and bussing tables for a variety of events. Must be 21+ to volunteer. For more information, contact Jenny Juhl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-544-1581.
Grapes of Rock Half Marathon Come and volunteer for this exciting event on Saturday, June 8, 2013 benefiting The Salvation Army. Free t-shirt, food and entry into Brett Michaels concert for all volunteers. If you want to participate, please call Jennifer Freitas at 707.535.4251 or email her at email@example.com.
June 14th thru 16th
The Hot Air Balloon Classic needs volunteers to participate in the activities during the event, June 15th -16th and for Media day, June 14th at Keiser Park in Windsor. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Shelly Perri at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (707) 239-0171. Please visit our website for all the details www.schabc.org.
Disability Services & Legal Center is looking for Volunteers to help at their annual fundraiser "Music in the Vines" at the Paradise Ridge Winery on June 20th 6-10pm. The help is needed with: photography, transportation, set-up, kitchen/food serving, raffle/silent auction, take-down. For info call Inga at DSLC (707) 528-2745 or email email@example.com.
June 3rd- August 9th
The Redwood Empire Food Bank's Summer Lunch Program serves over 105,000 meals to children throughout Sonoma County. Volunteers are needed Monday -Friday, June 3rd -August 9th, at various locations, (from approximately 11:30a.m. -1:30 p.m.) 18 & over please. Able to commit to one day a week. Contact Vanessa Bautista, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for more long term opportunities?
Are you looking to volunteer on a regular basis? There are several programs at the Volunteer Center and throughout the more than 500 agencies we serve.
Summer Camp Volunteer Assistants
Remember how magical summer camp can be? LandPath's Owl Camp is a nature- based day camp that is full of joy, education, community, and a love of the land. Volunteer and help with activities like hiking, erecting a teepee, canoeing, and more! Contact Meg Hamill for details email@example.com 707.544.7284 x 15.
PT Financial Advisor/PLanner
Part-time financial advisor-planner needed for ThumbsUp Kids! Volunteer needed to help us complete our first financials including Balance Sheet and P&L. We also need help finishing our two-year business plan as we enter a very productive period of expansion. May become a full time volunteer position. Contact Larry at Larry@thumbsupkids.com or call 707-996-7536 for more info.
Videographer and Outreach Help Needed
BrightHaven & Sadie's Haven are looking for volunteers who love animals of all kinds. Video experience preferred. We need multiple videos! Dogs- cats - horses. In addition we need someone who would like to distribute our brochures around Santa Rosa and other So Co towns. Please contact Vicki at 578-4800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers needed at NAMI Sonoma County
Interested in mental health? Warm line volunteers will receive training and supervision for a six-month commitment of at least one weekly, four-hour, telephone shift. Volunteers may work at our office or at home if a phone and home computer is available, call 527-6655.
Volunteer Assistant to Development Director
Assist with Sonoma Ecology Center's annual fundraising and membership programs. Duties include gift processing, data entry, gift acknowledgement, event assistance, and providing excellent customer care and support to our members. To learn more, please contact Marcia Duval at email@example.com or (707) 996-0712 x 111.
La Luz Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower its community through education, leadership, and self-advocacy. Event volunteers will assist before, during, and after the events with a variety of tasks including set-up, clean-up, greeting, parking, and much more. Our events include community gatherings, potluck dinners, fundraising events, and other holiday-related events. Each event is unique and offers different opportunities for our volunteers. If you're interested in learning more about this and other volunteer opportunities at La Luz Center, please contact Alyson Therres at (707) 938-5131 ext. 108 or Alyson@laluzcenter.org. Depending on the event, there may be a requirement for heavy lifting of tables, chairs, or decorative items, or standing for several hours at a time. However, requirements vary and accommodations can be made.
Girls on the Run Sonoma County is looking for volunteer coaches for our fall 2013 program. Our coaches are a dynamic group of enthusiastic, passionate women willing to share three hours per week with a small team of girls. You don't have to be a "runner" to be a coach! Application Deadline is June 30, 2013. To learn more, call Erin Devincenzi at 707-328-7280 or visit the website.
Bilingual Support with Clinic
Bilingual Volunteers Needed for Santa Rosa Community Health Centers to help patients who are not able to fill out paperwork in the clinic waiting room. Fluency in Spanish and English required. Volunteers needed M-F 8-5 PM, split shifts possible. We are looking for a minimum 2 month commitment. Applicants should send their resume to Crystal by fax 707.303.3088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Volunteer Opportunities
Looking for Youth Opportunities?
These exciting opportunities are fun ways to beef up your resume or college application while meeting people in your community!
Bilingual Volunteer Needed
Catholic Charities' citizenship tutoring program is in need of a bilingual teenager to assist with verbal translation of instructions for our mainly Spanish speaking clients. This opportunity is every Wednesday from 5pm to 5:30pm in downtown Santa Rosa. This is a great way to gain experience translating while giving back to your community. Send an email to inquire about this great opportunity!
Volunteer at the Schulz Museum
The Schulz Museum seeks students 14 and older to assist with Summer Classes for children. Learn leadership skills and gain valuable work experience. Call Kristi at 707.284.1271 or send email to email@example.com to register for the Summer Workshop Orientation, May 29, 2013, 5pm-6:30pm. For more information see www.schulzmuseum.org.
Be a Part of the County Fair!
Are you interested in sustainability and 'green' issues affecting our planet? The Energy & Sustainability Division of General Services is seeking fun, energetic, creative individuals to assist with hosting events at the Sonoma County Fair this summer. These Greentivities volunteers will provide the community with ways to recycle, reduce, conserve, and live more sustainably. Some of the crafts/activities include a 'Trashin' Fashion Show', sustainable science fair, and cooking demonstrations using local foods. Interested volunteers, should obtain the application from http://hr.sonoma-county.org/content.aspx?sid=1024&id=1364 and submit completed application to Volunteers at Sonoma County Human Resources, Fax 707-565-3770 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help with A Horse Sanctuary
Sadie's Haven is an all volunteer organization who welcomes any and all volunteers. Here's how you can help the horses in need. Meet with Vicki (our President and Founder) at our Sanctuary and help with: grooming, picking hooves, feeding, walking, cleaning/filling water troughs, cleaning paddocks & pasture areas, bathing and events. Most important of all, the horses need your tender, loving care and attention. Sadie's Haven Horse Rescue and Sanctuary is located at 2951 Thorn Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 call (707) 206-1892.
Volunteer with YMCA!
Become a tutor, or help with equipment as a volunteer with YMCA. Work with youth or help with the exercise equipment. Minimum age is 16, and must make commitment of 1 day/1 hour per month. Contact Heather for more info at 545-9622x3321.
Golden Living at Petaluma needs you!
Volunteers needed for:
* Candy Striper: friendly visiting to clients and assist staff. Volunteers can be age 13 years and older.
* Garden with resident or small groups: Golden Living has several large patios and many waist- high accessible plant boxes.
* Entertain by sharing your talent in music, art, etc., with a resident or with a small group
* Pet visits: animal must have current vaccine record
We are a 99 bed, post acute, short term and long term facility with a broad range of patients who would love to interact more with the community.
Golden Living Center Petaluma is a large and lovely, family friendly building across the street from the Boys and Girls Club, and is close to the senior center. Make a difference, call 707-763-4109 and offer your help.
Help Run a Food Drive
Teens (14+) needed for Food For Thought's Saturday food drives. Responsibilities include collecting food and cash donations in front of designated markets all over Sonoma County. On-site training provided, support available, you will be given fliers and buckets. Staff coordinates pickups. Time commitment is 2 1/2 hours on a Saturday with 3 shifts per day. For more info, contact Elisa at 887-1647 x103 or email email@example.com.
Help Rescue Pomeranian Dogs
Nor Cal Pom Rescue
needs volunteers in a variety of roles including: posting flyers, walking dogs, fostering rescued dogs, and providing web service and office support. Volunteers ideally would commit to a minimum of 5 hours/week. For more information, contact Kate at 595-3332.
Brighthaven Animal Sanctuary and Rescue
Help spread the word about Brighthaven Animal Sanctuary! Post flyers, create flyers for events, Facebook and Twitter postings, and Word Press experience very welcome. 2-3 hours a week, minimum of 6 weeks commitment ongoing. Minimum age 14. Contact Jessica for more info or to volunteer at 578-4800.
Want to learn about volunteering? Visit our "Just for Teens" section!