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1. 4-H Youth Development Program

Address: 70 Cottonwood Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Delynda Eldridge
Contact's Position: 4-H Program Representative
Phone: 5306668703
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The UCCE 4-H Youth Development Program provides opportunities for 5-19 year old (male and female) youth to participate in research-based experiential education activities. "4-H" stands for Head, Heart, Hands and Health. Youth become members of clubs that meet monthly, and they work on projects that range from raising and showing livestock to learning sign language and performing skits for deaf children. All projects are designed to support the development of citizenship skills. Adult volunteers provide leadership for the diverse array of projects and events that are part of the 4-H program. The University of California Cooperative Extension Office oversees the implementation of this program. A corps of volunteers manages the program. Keywords: volunteer groups, education, youth, animals, disabled persons

2. Adopt-a-Park Program, City of Davis


Address: 1818 5th Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Kellie Vitaich
Contact's Position: Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Phone: 5307475419
Hours: M-R 7-5P

Descriptions: The Adopt-A-Park Program allows individuals and groups to assist in the care of parks, greenbelts, and other open spaces. Projects include litter pickup, tree planting, graffiti removal, table painting and more. (see brochure) Human Corps has contacted this agency and volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis. Interested parties may respond one or two incidents per year to as many as twenty depending on the level of motivation. Groups are especially welcomed. Keywords: environment, volunteer groups

3. Cal Corps Public Service Center


Address: 505 Eshleman Hall
City: Berkeley State: CA Zip: 947205150

Phone: 5106423916

Descriptions: Founded in 1967, the Cal Corps Public Service Center promotes the UC Berkeley mission of public service by coordinating a variety of activities and programs for students, faculty, and staff and by providing training, advising, and support. Their programs and services assist campus community members in developing leadership skills, a stronger sense of self and community, principles of justice and social action, and in the development of positive social relationships. Keywords: volunteer groups, organizations

4. City of Davis Fire Corps


Address: 530 Fifth Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Beth Parker
Contact's Position: Office Assistant
Phone: 5307575684

Descriptions: The Davis Fire Department is beginning a new program, The Davis Fire Corps. It is a locally-driven Citizen Corps program that allows community members to offer their time and talents to their local fire department in non-operational roles. Fire Corps serves as a gateway to information for and about fire department programs and meets a citizen's desire to serve as well as a department's need for support. If you are interested in joining please R.S.V.P. to Beth Parker at 530-757-5684. Keywords: corps, education

5. Country Day Summer


Address: 2636 Latham Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95846

Contact Person: Adolfo Mercado
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164818811
Hours: M-F 9-6

Descriptions: "Summerbridge is about getting younger students into learning and older students into teaching." Sacramento Summerbridge is designed to assist talented, middle school age students to overcome cultural, economic, and educational barriers that place them educationally at risk and provides them with the opportunity to strengthen their academic skills so that they can enter and succeed in college prepatory classes when they reach high school. The program offers a rigorous six-week summer sessions where students attend classes taught by high school and college students. Students also attend year-round tutoring sessions where high school and college students volunteer as their tutors and mentors. Classes are small (4-7 students) and are focused on personal interaction and individual student initiation. Volunteer needs are as follows: -School year tutors are needed to work with students individually or in small groups. -Summerbridge is an AmeriCorps program, so volunteers may be hired as a Year-Round Teacher or Teaching Coordinator and receive a small living allowance and an educational grant toward college loans or graduate school -Teachers are needed during the summer--SUMMERBRIDGE WILL TRAIN YOU! A small living allowance is paid, but one receives the life time experience of being a full-time classroom teacher for six weeks. -Office and other types of help are always welcome. Keywords: mentor/tutor

6. Lutheran Volunteer Corps


Address: 1226 Vermont Ave NW
City: Washington State: DC Zip: 20005

Contact Person: Elizabeth Flomo
Contact's Position: Program Operations Manager
Phone: 2023873222x221

Descriptions: Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) unites full-time stipended Volunteers with financial supporters, non-profit organizations and ministries to work for peace with justice across the nation. In addition to working for justice, LVC Volunteers live together in intentional household communities of 4-7 people to encourage simple, sustainable living. Keywords: religious, international, housing

7. Sacramento Job Corps Center


Address: 3100 Meadowview Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95832

Contact Person: Peter Gregerson
Contact's Position: Center Director
Phone: 9163940770
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Serves 300 residential and 112 non-residential students with vocational training in 14 areas including building, apartment and grounds maintenance (commercial and residential), carpentry, cement masonry, plastering, heavy equipment operation and engineering, food service, office skills, data entry, health occupations, retail sales and security. Keywords: corps

8. Salvation Army


Address: 1200 North B Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Cruz Gusman
Contact's Position: Shelter Services Director
Phone: 9164529388
Hours: M-F 8-4:30pm

Descriptions: Shelter Services: Lodging and meals provided to homeless single men and women for 30 to 120 days, including a support system of multiple resources and specialize programs. Job development, computer training, employment counseling, mental health services, recreational activities and substance abuse counseling. Alcoholics Anonymous, alternative housing, spiritual counseling, chapel services, and bible studies also offered. Casework, counseling, and referral services provided to address other areas of need. Other programs under the Salvation Army that use volunteers, Adult Rehabilitation Center (916) 441-5267 Six-month residential social model treatment program for men with treatable handicap (I.e., alcoholism, drug abuse, anger of other abuse issues). Sacramento Citadel Corps Center (916) 452-9388 Religious programs, fellowship, and recreation for all ages. Child Development Center (916) 451-4230 Strives to meet the needs of individual children and encourage emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth. Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center (916) 452-9388 Educational, recreational, social and spiritual programs for all persons in a safe and secure environment regardless of age, race, religion, creed, color or gender. Keywords: housing, recreaton, youth, substance abuse, hunger

9. Senior Citizens Services Inc


Address: 5711 Florin Perkins Rd
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95828

Contact Person: Richard Goodwin
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9163817794
Hours: M-F 9-noon

Descriptions: Emergency food distribution. All-volunteer senior organization gathers surplus and outdated food from farmers and grocers to distribute to needy and seniors. People who are destitute or need emergency food may receive one-time-only help. Human Corps has contacted this agency and all volunteer opportunities are restricted to senior only. Keyword: Hunger, elderly

10. St. Hope


Address: 3400 34th Street
City: Sacramento State: California Zip: 95817

Contact Person: Lara Knight
Contact's Position: Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 9166497900

Descriptions: St. HOPE began in 1989 in a portable classroom at Sacramento High School as an after school program named St. HOPE Academy. Founded by NBA All-Star and Oak Park native Kevin Johnson, St. HOPE is a nonprofit community development corporation whose mission is to revitalize inner-city communities through public education, civic leadership, economic development and the arts. Through the after school program, hundreds of youth have demonstrated major gains in academic achievement, most notably in reading and math. The goal of St. HOPE Public Schools is to provide Oak Park youth with a private school education, for free. St. Hope provides volunteer opportunities with neighborhood projects, public school tutoring and the Hood Corps. Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor