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1. Achieving Positive Thinking Worldwide


Address: 5170 Golden Foothill Parkeway
City: El Dorado Hills State: CA Zip: 957629608

Contact Person: Yvette Kelley
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9169520854

Descriptions: The mission of Achieving Positive Thinking Worldwide (APTW) is to improve mental wellness by teaching and educating people, especially women, who are dissatisfied, how to plan and to implement the skills and the confidence essential to make positive life choices by increasing employment and educational successes through proven positive thinking technique and strategies by providing positive thinking counseling, support from coaches and social workers, career mentoring, anger management classes, parenting enrichment groups, clothing for work and/or school, assistance with legal resources and a lifetime support network connecting to a community of positive thinkers. Keywords: education, counseling, international, mental health, women

2. Adoption Connection


Address: 1710 Scott Street
City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94115

Contact Person: Leah Sheldon
Contact's Position: Marketing and Outreach Director
Phone: 4153592494
Hours: M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Descriptions: Adoption Connection is a fully licensed, non-profit adoption agency that has served birth and adoptive families for over 20 years. We help birth families find loving homes for their babies through open, infant adoption. We help adoptive families grow their families through domestic as well as international adoption services. We are licensed to work with birthparents throughout the U.S. and adoptive parents in 19 counties in N. California. Since our inception, Adoption Connection has completed over 1,400 infant adoptions. Keywords: counseling, health, women, youth

3. Born Free USA United with Animal Protection Institute


Address: mailing: P.O. Box 22505
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Wendy Coonrod
Contact's Position: Development Associate
Phone: 9164473085 ext202
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm

Descriptions: A national animal advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to alleviate captive animal suffering, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife including highly endangered species in their natural habitats, and encourage compassionate conservation globally. We also own and operate the 186-acre Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in Texas, home to more than 500 primates, many of whom were rescued from grim conditions and now reside in a naturally enriched environment with minimal human interference. Our primary campaign areas currently include animals used in entertainment, captive exotic animals, trapping & fur, and the international wildlife trade. Keywords: animals, legal, lobbying, environment, education, outreach

4. Californians For Drug-Free Youth


Address: 600 B Street, Suite 1450
City: San Diego State: CA Zip: 92101

Phone: 6195575753

Descriptions: CADFY is a 501(c)3, nonprofit substance abuse prevention organization working in collaboration with individuals, agencies and organizations to bring parents, youth, schools and communities together to build and promote safe and healthy communities. CADFY works at the state, national and international levels to encourage policies that target illicit drug use and related problems, promote research-based prevention strategies and programs and create initiatives that support drug awareness and education. Californians for Drug-Free Youth is an affiliate of the National Federation of Parents. Headquarters: 9551 Big Bend St. Louis, MO 63122 (314) 968-1323 Volunteers are always welcome to assist with Red Ribbon Week and other educational activities to promote healthy, drug free lifestyles. Keywords: Drugs Community Development, substance abuse

5. Circle K International at UC Davis


City: Davis / UC Davis State: Zip:

Hours: Wednesdays 6-7pm

Descriptions: Circle K International is a collegiate community service, leadership development, and friendship organization. Circle K clubs are organized and sponsored by a Kiwanis club on a college or university campus. It is a self-governing organization and elects its own officers, conducts its own meetings, and determines its own service activities. There are over 12,600 members worldwide in 18 nations. On the district level, our clubs work within the boundaries of California, Nevada, and Hawaii to achieve common goals and service initiatives, to come together at conferences and conventions, and to do large scale service projects. UC Davis Circle K was chartered on April 5, 1974 and remains one of the oldest Circle K clubs in the California-Nevada-Hawaii District. The club also works with other organizations on campus and in the community, including Tree Davis, Willett Elementary, Yolo County Food Bank, Davis Community Meals, Challah for Hunger, and more. New members are welcome to join any time during the year! We do service year-round, because service never sleeps! UC Davis Circle K is open to working with anyone, so if you need volunteers at an event or want to work with us, please come out to one of our meetings or visit our website. Keywords: student organizations, volunteer groups

6. Davis Farmers Market


Address: 228 B Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Alison Feliciano
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Phone: 5307561695

Descriptions: The Davis Farmers Market, held at Central Park, 4th and C Streets in Davis on Wednesdays(4:30-8:30pm, Mar-Nov) and Saturdays (8am-1pm Year Round), provides the community an opportunity to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, garden starters, flowers, plants, honey, juice, herbs, garlic, organic produce, breads, pastries, seafood, cheeses and crafts from local vendors. "Picnic in the Park" Wednesdays feature an international food faire and live entertainment. In addition, DFM offers a number of special events Farmers Market days such as the Saturday Holiday Markets-Craft shows in December, 'Pig Out' at Pig day in the Spring and Fall Festival at the end of October. Please visit our website at for more information. Keywords: recreation

7. Eco Volunteer UP


Address: Marsella E8-45 and Shyris
City: Quito State: Ecuador Zip: 5932

Contact Person: Maria Viteri
Contact's Position: Manager
Phone: 593998334489
Hours: 8am-5pm

Descriptions: Eco Volunteer UP was founded 20 years ago. It is an Ecuadorian organization has a range of a volunteer programs located in Ecuador - South America. It provides volunteer work placements in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, Coast, Amazon, Galapagos and in the disappearing Cloud Forest. It works with orphanages, a disabled children's school, day care centers, hospital and is also involved in ecological projects to conserve the Ecuadorian forest. Ongoing volunteer projects include: Teaching English to the children and environmental education in cloud forest, Coast, Amazon, conservation project in cloud forest, Coast, Amazon and Galpagos, organic farm Galapagos, Cloud Forest and scientific research indifferent places, social projects as orphanage project, day care project, children with disabilities, Medical project in Quito. Spanish Language: The Spanish classes run from 20 hours to up over two weeks or more weeks. For beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. The students can make their own flexible schedule. We also provide Alternative Breaks, Summer Expeditions that includes volunteering and trips. Keywords: cultural, youth, health, international

8. English Teacher Training College



Descriptions: Description of organization: The English Teacher Training College and Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a not-for-profit Austrian college with a dual mission: Firstly, as a college to provide a practical education in teacher training for Student Teachers from the English-speaking world based solely on the candidate's academic merit. Secondly, as a charity outreach, to promote language learning, cultural exchange and foster understanding between English-speaking countries and Austria by bringing hundreds of teachers from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, America, Canada, Northern Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia into Austrian classrooms to reach every child with a free English project by the year 2020. Volunteer duties: Teaching young learners in Austrian schools Applying the active learning approach to teaching children and youth the English language Free accommodation, food vouchers and ground transportation provided Keywords: teaching, abroad, education, teacher training, international

9. GoEco


Address: International Countries
Phone: 9174773931

Descriptions: GoEco was created by experienced volunteers for people who are eager to travel and contribute to the community, wildlife and environment they visit. Based on years of practice and in-depth field reports, GoEco presents you a careful selection of excellent yet affordable volunteer and ecological minded vacations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Central America, South America, and Israel. GoEco promotes environmental and humanitarian volunteering in a number of worldwide volunteer programs. GoEco projects vary greatly in nature; some involve construction and restoration of schools, homes, community centers, etc. while others focus on education, healthcare, and environmental issues. Keywords: environment, health, international

10. Grassroots Campaigns


Address: 2400 22nd St #230
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818

Contact Person: Caitlyn Hughes or Hitesh Bussie
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164461100

Descriptions: Grassroots Campaigns specializes in running face-to-face outreach campaigns for progressive advocacy groups, humanitarian organizations, and political campaigns. We are currently working on behalf of a range of partners including the Save the Children, The Southern Poverty Law Center, the ACLU, Sierra Club, and Oxfam America to raise awareness, identify new supporters, raise funds, and win concrete victories for change. We also run field campaigns to register and mobilize voters, pass legislation through grassroots advocacy, and build long-term volunteer networks. Keywords: Animals, Cultural, Disabled Persons, Education, Emergency, Environment, Health, Housing, Hunger, International, Legal, Lobbyists, Mental Health, Mentor/Tutor, Organizations, Outreach, Recreation, Women, Youth

11. Love Volunteers


Address: 720 Glenbrook Road
City: Pukekohe, Auckland State: New Zealand Zip:

Contact Person: Mike
Contact's Position: General Manager
Phone: 4158004993
Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Descriptions: Love Volunteers provides fun, rewarding, safe and affordable volunteering opportunities in developing countries around the world. We offer not for profit programs fees and flexible volunteer placements from one week to six months. Whether you have a passion for teaching, construction, medical work, helping children or the elderly, helping people living with HIV/AIDS, animal welfare or conservation we have a volunteer abroad program that will suit you - and probably one in each continent. Keywords: international

12. 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

13. MIND Institute


Address: 2825 50th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95817

Contact Person: Erin Roseborough
Contact's Position: Child Life Specialist
Phone: 9167030222

Descriptions: The MIND (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) Institute is an international, multidisciplinary research organization, committed to excellence, collaboration and hope, striving to understand the causes and develop better treatments and ultimately cures for neurodevelopmental disorders. Standing shoulder to shoulder, families, scientists, physicians, educators, and administrators are working together to unlock the mysteries of the mind. Neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, fragile X syndrome and learning disorders are increasingly recognized. It is likely that you know an individual with one of these disorders. At the M.I.N.D. Institute, the "race is on" to identify the causes and develop better treatments, interventions, and preventions for the neurodevelopmental disorders that affect children and families around the world. Volunteer Services of the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute serves the patients, research participants, families, volunteers, staff and community of UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute and complements the patient care delivery system by providing unique and innovative services and opportunities. Volunteers work an average of four hours each week for a minimum period of four to six months, depending on the assignment and must be 16 years of age. Because staff relies on volunteers, as they would any other member of their team, volunteers are expected to honor their commitment and inform their departmental supervisor of absences for illness or vacation. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, please contact one of the following volunteer coordinators: Erin Reed, (916) 703-0222 - Coordinator for clinics (volunteers assisting Child Life Specialist). Brenda Shelton, (916) 703-0336 - Coordinator for Resource Center and front lobby Suzanne Edgington, (916) 703-0236 - Coordinator for all other volunteers, i.e., non-clinic volunteers. Keywords: health

14. Opening Doors, Inc.


Address: 2118 K Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Donelle Swain
Contact's Position: Intern and Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164922591

Descriptions: Our mission is to empower refugees, immigrants, human trafficking survivors, and underserved Sacramento area residents to achieve self-sufficiency by accessing opportunities to mainstream economic and social systems. We do this by providing safe places, skills development, business loans, and connections to community resources, assisting our clients to build financial and personal assets while maintaining their cultural identity and individual goals.

We are located in midtown Sacramento and have been helping refugees and immigrants for over 18 years.

Position availabilities include:

Business Intern:
Interns will focus on programs aimed at asset building and/or microenterprise and microfinance. They will assist refugees, immigrants, and underserved Sacramento area residents in gaining financial independence and succeeding in a challenging economy. Candidates are expected to learn about community outreach, microfinance, and small business development and/or assets development. We are looking for individuals that can work independently, with excellent written and communication skills, and preferably bilingual.

Case Management Intern:
Interns work with Refugees or Survivors of Human Trafficking and gain casework skills as well as advocacy experience. Additionally, interns are exposed to the social welfare system and are taught how to manage client cases. Interns will also be exposed to numerous opportunities to strengthen language skills and further multi-cultural awareness. Applicants must be able to deal with confidential information, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and be preferably bilingual.

Communications Intern:
Interns in this position work closely with the Deputy Director to develop and maintain external organization communications. Interns will have the primary responsibility for maintaining the agencys website and social networking pages and gain first-hand experience working on crafting agency messages and delivering them through various avenues. We are looking for individuals with experience website development and Dreamweaver, and excellent attention to detail.

Grant Writing Intern:
Interns will play a key role in furthering the Opening Doors development efforts. They will learn grant writing basics, research funding opportunities and work with staff to write grant proposals. Applicants will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently, and a willingness to learn the basics of grant writing.

Volunteer Management Intern:
Coordinator works with interns and volunteers who come from a wide range of backgrounds. Intersns with this position assist developing the internship program and should be willing to take initiatibe and work collaboratively with a number of agency teams. For more information go to

Immigration Legal Services Intern:
Interns report to the Director of Immigration Legal Services and assist with case management and outreach. The ILS intern will also be responsible for managing the everyday operations of the ILS program and maintaining an understanding of program objectives and immigration services offered by Opening Doors. Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken Spanish, possess excellent verbal communication skills, and be willing to work in fast-paced environment.

Money Work$ Program Intern:
Interns assist staff in outreach to target communities with information about the MoneyWork$ program. They also assist with curriculum adjustments, class preparation, review of participants homework, and the maintenance of class records and participation. Interns gain a real world understanding of personal finances as they work closely with clients and come to know their issues, difficulties, and successes. Interns also gain valuable writing, communication, and excel skills.

Keywords: international

15. Outreach 360


Address: 7954 West Fetlock trail
City: Peoria State: AZ Zip: 85383

Contact Person: Bryan Linck
Contact's Position: Vice President
Phone: 4802828513
Hours: 8am-9pm EDT

Descriptions: Every day of the year, Outreach360 empowers children to overcome the limitations of poverty through our dynamic education programs fueled by our creative and enthusiastic volunteers. We believe in bringing people together and harvesting the power of collective human potential to transform the world. But, lasting change doesn't happen overnight! It happens when passionate volunteers come together and work to create a better future for all. At Outreach360, we create a safe, affordable, and exciting way for college teams and summer interns to join our cause in transforming the world and giving children a life of choice. Keywords: international, education, youth

16. Rotary Club of Davis


Address: PO Box 185
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Bill Hollingshead
Contact's Position: Polio Eradication Chairman
Phone: 5307589779

Descriptions: The main objective of Rotary is service in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is Service Above Self. We are looking for students and student organizations to volunteer for local and international service projects. Keywords: International, youth, hunger, education, environment, education

17. Sahaya International


Address: 1504 Portola Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Koen Van Rompay
Phone: 5307569074

Descriptions: Sahaya International consists of a network of friends who volunteer their time to build awareness and support of healthcare, education, environmental and socio-economic grassroots programs in developing countries. Keywords: education, environment, outreach

18. Soles4Souls

Address: 319 Martingale Drive
City: Old Hickory State: TN Zip: 37138

Contact Person: Jessica Younker
Contact's Position: Travel4Souls Coordinator
Phone: 6153915723

Descriptions: The mission of Soles4Souls is to collect shoes and give them to people in need. We do this across the US and around the world. Throughout the year we take groups down to our communities in Haiti, Tanzania, Jamaica, Honduras, and Costa Rica to distribute shoes. We do this to regularly connect with our international partners in person and so that people can directly participate in our service project while experiencing life in a part of the world they might never visit. Soles4Souls collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of abject suffering and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Soles4Souls other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls, provide the same relief and support through clothing and other necessities. Keywords: international

19. Soroptimist International of Women


Address: 415 Second St.
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Maggie Memmott Walsh
Contact's Position: President

Descriptions: Soroptimist International is a global women's organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls. The heart of Soroptimist's mission is to make a difference for women and children through volunteer service to the community. Projects are carefully chosen to address challenges unique to women and children today, from providing women with routine medical care and funding domestic violence shelters, to sponsoring career development programs for girls and tutoring women in literacy and basic job skills. Keyword: Women/ Children

20. St. Vincent Palloti Center

Publications: The Connections Directory of Volunteer Opportunities,

Address: 415 Michigan Avenue, NE
City: Washinton State: Washington, DC Zip: 20017

Contact Person: Jennifer Taylor
Contact's Position: National Marketing and Recruitment Director
Phone: 8778655465
Hours: M-F 9:00-5:30 (EST)

Descriptions: The St. Vincent Pallotti Center serves volunteers before, during and after their volunteer service. Prospective volunteers can access information about full-time volunteer positions from our Connections Directory of Volunteer Opportunities at There are over 100 programs to choose from and positions are available in the U.S. and overseas. Volunteer positions can provide students with on-the-job experience, on-going training and development, useful contacts, and advantages in the job market. The majority of the programs listed in Connections provide volunteers with room and board, stipend, insurance and transportation. All skills and knowledge are useful and needed. Please contact the St. Vincent Pallotti Center for more information or check them out on Facebook or MySpace at Keywords: international

21. The Child Abuse Prevention Center / The Child Abuse Prevention Council


Address: 4700 Roseville Road Suite 102
City: North Highlands State: CA Zip: 95660

Contact Person: Jessica Warren
Contact's Position: Human Resources
Phone: 9162441904
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: For nearly 40 years, The Child Abuse Prevention Center has been a state, national and international service, training, advocacy and resource center dedicated to protecting children and building healthy families. Known as the CAP Center and located in Sacramento, California, it is home to five unique agencies. Each agency takes a different but complementary approach to preventing child abuse by providing an array of programs to build strong families and keep children safe. Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor

22. Universal Giving


Address: 560 Sutter Street
City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94102

Contact Person: Cassie Meresman
Contact's Position: Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 4152969193

Descriptions: Universal Giving is a social entrepreneurship non-profit dedicated to increasing international giving and volunteering. We are a San Francisco based organization that was established in 2002 by founder and CEO Pamela Hawley. We currently have 10 employees. Our free web-based service ensures that donors and volunteers find the right opportunity, in the right country, right now! Through our customized search box, you can search for an opportunity by a country (i.e. Afghanistan) and/or a focus (i.e. Education & Literacy), and Universal Giving provides a list of fun and exciting opportunities for you. Keywords: International, volunteer groups

23. uVolunteer


Address: 501 Silverside Road, Suite 105
City: Wilmington State: Delaware Zip: 19809

Contact Person: Nathaniel Amponsah
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 13022412159
Hours: 9am-5pm

Descriptions: uVolunteer specializes in providing volunteer work placements in Costa Rica, Ghana and Thailand. Our service learning projects include Teaching, Care & Community, Construction, Environment and Animal Conservation. Our program promotes change and provides direction and purpose for our participants. Additional benefits are cultural insight, adventure and a safe environment for independent, female and student travellers. Keywords: animals, education, environment, international, organizations

24. Visions

Publications:, Facebook: Visions~UC Davis Chapter

Contact Person: Venita Sivamani
Contact's Position: Coordinator

Descriptions: Visions is a global nonprofit organization serving youth and communities through education. We work to enable students, teachers, schools, and non-governmental organizations to become self-sufficient and capable of participating as leaders in today's society. Volunteers frequently travel to Sri Lanka and India to work with youth, to implement projects, and to support local non-profit organizations. Visions is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the U.S.

The Visions Chapter at UC Davis constitutes a group of students committed to eradicating inequality. We hold regular board meetings, outreach events, and fundraisers. We are looking for motivated members and volunteers interested in service, leadership, and international education to join our team.

Keywords: Non profit, youth, education, travel, international