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1. A Community for Peace


Address: 7250 A & B Auburn Blvd.
City: Citrus Heights State: CA Zip: 95610

Contact Person: Elaine Whitefeather
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9167285613

Descriptions: The Domestic Violence Intervention Center provides support for victims of domestic violence. Volunteers are required to participate in 40 hours of training which is held twice a year. Upon completion of taining, volunteers will receive a certificate as an advocate. Advocates can volunteer in a variety of ways; clerical work and phone operator at the office, crisis line phone operator after hours, out reach and tabling at events, producer of grant proposals, mediator of women's support groups, as well as other opportunities to help. Volunteers are expected to maintain confidentiality, as it is a domestic violence center. Long term commitments are encouraged. Keywords: counseling, women

2. Better Business Bureau of Northeast California


Address: 3075 Beacon Blvd
City: West Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95691

Contact Person: Megan Reid
Contact's Position: Director of Operations
Phone: 9164436843
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Complaint Services: Complaints between buyers and sellers can be submitted by letter, online, or on a Better Business Bureau (BBB) complaint from (provided free). Acts as an impartial third party to help resolve marketplace disputes. If the complaint remains unsettled after mediation efforts, it will be reviewed for submission to the arbitration program. If arbitration is not feasible, other avenues for redress will be suggested. Administers a state-certified arbitration program to resolve new car warranty problems for specific automobile manufacturers. Telephone for details regarding eligibility. Inquiry Services: Informational reports on the business practices of firms dealing with the public and of charities seeking public support is available. Inquirers are requested to have available the full name, address and nature of the business or charitable solicitation. Assists with everyday consumer-business questions and offers general information publications on various subjects. Single copies of these publications are free of charge. Volunteer opportunties not available Keywords: counseling

3. California Common Cause


Descriptions: Join the California Common Cause team! CCC conducts research, legislative advocacy and grassroots organizing dedicated to holding government accountable to the public interest. Special work with media reform issues available. Our location in the state capital and our status as an affiliate of a well-respected national organization enhances our ability to offer a quality experience. Work with staff and volunteers and make democracy work better for us all. We will work to tailor internships to meet your interests and needs to further your goals. Flexible hours, vital work, meaningful experiences! Common Cause is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization; read about our work at Keywords: legal, lobbyists, politics

4. California Lawyers for the Arts/Sacramento Mediation Center


Address: 2015 J St., Suite 204
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95811

Contact Person: Ellen Taylor
Contact's Position: Associate Director, Program Coordinator
Phone: 9164417979
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm

Descriptions: Dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration to the arts and entertainment community. Art/law workshops. Volunteer and Internship program For more information, Keywords: legal, counseling

5. Channel 21. Woodland TV


Address: 524 Main St. Suite 206 P.O. Box 1352
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Diana Deermore
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 5306691550
Hours: M-F,9-5

Descriptions: Woodland Access Visual Enterprises (WAVE) provides the residents of Yolo County with the tools and training needed to make use of the public access television channel 21. The channel is provided for by federal law and local agreement between the city of Woodland and Charter Communications . The facility is operated by interns, volunteers, one full time staff person, and one part-time staff person. You can communicate with approximately 25,000 residents when you make an announcement or be credited for training. Everyone is welcome! Training is provided. Community programming is produced by residents of Woodland or sponsored by a resident of Yolo County. Many of the services such as camera instruction or editing are free or minimal costs. The WAVE Community bulletin board is available free for local nonprofit announcements. We encourage students and community members to utilize your public access television station. Keywords: media

6. Children's Rights Council of California

Address: 915 L Street, Suite C-282
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958143700

Contact Person: Patricia Gehlen
Contact's Position: Calif State Coordinator
Phone: 9166352590
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Descriptions: Promotes healthy development of children of separated parents. Encourages joint custody, shared financial responsibility, liberalized visitation, access to school and medical records, and making the present mediation/counseling system accountable. Discourages the use of the legal system as a tool of revenge. Legislative advocacy, community awareness, newsletter, and discount on resource materials. Monthly information and support meetings, and legal clinics. Keywords: youth

7. Davis Joint Unified School District


Address: 526 B Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Carolyn Machi
Contact's Position: Superintendent
Phone: 5307575300x142
Hours: M-F 8-5

Descriptions: The Davis Joint Unified School District includes continuation, elementary, junior high, and high schools throughout the City of Davis and outlying rural areas. Schools in the District include: - Birch Lane Elementary: serves grades K-6. 1600 Birch Lane. 757-5395. - Fairfield Elementary: serves grades K-6. Road 32 & Road 96. 757-5370. - North Davis Elementary: serves grades K-6. 555 East 14th Street. 757-5475. - Patwin Elementary: serves grades K-6. 2222 Shasta Drive. 757-5383. - Pioneer Elementary: serves grades K-6. 5215 Hamel Drive. 757-5480. - Valley Oak Elementary: serves grades K-6. 1400 East 8th Street. 757-5470. - West Davis Elementary: serves grades K-3. 1221 Anderson Road. 757-5490. - West Davis Intermediate: serves grades 4-6. 1207 Sycamore Lane. 757-5460. - Emerson Junior High: serves grades 7-9. 2121 Calaveras Avenue. 757-5430. - Holmes Junior High: serves grades 7-9. 1220 Drexel Drive. 757-5445. - Davis Senior High: serves grades 10-12. 315 West 14th Street. 757-5400. - Martin Luther King High: serves grades 9-12. 635 'B' Street. 757-5425. Volunteers are needed on an on-going basis to assist teachers with children in the classroom, for tutoring, and to work in the learning skills centers (select schools). Prior to contacting the schools, know the days and times you are available and what age group (if any) you prefer to work with. Volunteers are sometimes needed to assist with supervision during recesses, lunch periods, and before or after school. Individuals are encouraged to contact the schools for additional, one-time or on-going projects. Internships may be available. Keywords: education, mentor/tutor, youth

8. Davis Media Access


Address: 1623 Fifth Street Suite A
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Jeff Shaw
Contact's Position: Production Manager
Phone: 5307572419
Hours: Tues-Fri, 10am-6pm

Descriptions: Davis Media Access (DMA) operates Davis Community Television, public access channel 15 on the Comcast system, and KDRT 101. 5 FM, a low-power community radio station. DMA's mission is to enrich and strengthen the community by providing alternatives to commercial media for local voices, opinions and creative endeavors. We provide public access television services including use of production facilities, studio, editing and field equipment. Other services include classes, training and assistance, monthly orientations, a Community Bulletin Board and a volunteer producer network (to assist in finding volunteers for program production). DMA is a non-commercial, private nonprofit. Major partnerships include the City of Davis and the Davis Joint Unified School District. Community volunteers produce a variety of radio programs on KDRT. The station also airs syndicated programming such as Democracy Now, Sprouts Radio and Counterspin. To become involved, please visit Program hours on website. You may also contact Jeff Shaw, training manager/KDRT station director. Keywords: media

9. 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

10. Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley, Inc.


Address: 8001 Folsom Blvd, Suite 200
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95826

Contact Person: Pat Calvo
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9163959000
Hours: M-F 7:30-4pm

Descriptions: Retail store, recycling and salvage. Accepts donations of used goods, vehicles, equipment, etc. Vocational Rehabilitation 6630 Franklin Blvd. Sacramento Robert Siebenthal, Career Services Coordinator M-F 8-4:30pm Situational assessment and work evaluation to assess work behaviors and skills; work adjustment and work experience to develop appropriate work behaviors and attitudes for consumers with developmental disabilities. Trade training programs: office technology, sign making and custodial training. Working training, job placement and supported employment. Clients must have a disability or disadvantaging condition which constitutes a significant barrier to employment, present no acute medical or psychological problems, and be able to care for their own personal needs. Sacramento City Unified School District provides a full-time teacher for remedial education of clients at Goodwill Industries. For more information, Keywords: disabled persons, education

11. KDVS 90.3 FM


Address: 14 Lower Freeborn Hall, UC Davis California
City: Davis / UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Phone: 5307520728
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: KDVS provides excellent opportunities for students to learn about radio, production, different music (and cultures), and community outreach. KDVS engages volunteers in an eye-opening look at non-profit media. Keywords: media

12. Meals on Wheels Yolo County


Address: 40 N. East St., Suite C
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Cindy Pasko
Contact's Position: Deputy Director
Phone: 5306627035 ext. 209
Hours: 8-4pm

Descriptions: Meals on Wheels Yolo County provides fresh hot lunches for senior citizens. Over 325 daily meals are prepared Monday-Friday for home delivery and congregate lunches. We have opportunities in Winters, Woodland, West Sacramento, and Davis. Such opportunities include: Meals on Driver and/or runner-delivering meals directly to senior's homes, Main Kitchen Aide, office aide, special one-time opportunities, meal time receptionist at each site, kitchen and serving assistant at each site, musician and singers for lunch time music, social media and or marketing gurus, and volunteer recruitment assistants. Those interested in driving a short meal delivery route must have a valid CA driver's license and current auto insurance. Driver shifts start between 10:30-10:45 and last for 40 minutes. Drivers can share a route, and can come in once every week or so, or can be assigned a daily/weekly route. We require a background check for all drivers and runners going to senior homes. This report can be completed in less than 5 minutes, will take place during a 30 minute orientation, and is free to you. Lunchtime reception and serving volunteers can come in regularly or on a drop-in basis with advance notice. Kitchen aides can volunteer anytime between 9:00 and 12:30. All positions other than volunteer recruitment and social media are open Monday-Friday. There are also intern opportunities open. These include: Nutrition, Food Science, Sociology, Human Development. Please contact Cindy Pasko at for more information. Let's remember our seniors. Keywords: hunger, elderly

13. RedRover


Address: 1122 S Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95811

Contact Person: Karly Gould
Contact's Position: Education Manager
Phone: 9164292457
Hours: M-F, 8:30-4:30pm

Descriptions: Founded in 1987, RedRover focuses on bringing animals out of crisis and strengthening the bond between people and animals through a variety of programs, including emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education. UAN is headquartered in downtown Sacramento and offers a range of volunteer opportunities. Mainly, volunteers are needed for occasional office-based projects to support our programatic offerings. Volunteers can also train to join our nationwide team of over 3,000 trained volunteers who shelter animals displaced during disasters or rescued from large-scale cruelty such as puppy mills and hoarding cases, or who visit classrooms to foster empathy and improve critical thinking skills in children using humane themes. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at Learn more about our Program and Communications Internship here.

Keywords: animals, education, teaching, children, disaster, communication, writing, marketing, social media, journalism

14. Sierra Donor Services


Address: 3940 Industrial Blvd
City: West Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95691

Contact Person: Jesa David
Contact's Position: Sr. Public Education Coordinator
Phone: 9166786043
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: We save and improve lives through organ, tissue, and cornea donation. We support potential donor families in their time of loss, provide care for them through the donation process and beyond, and coordinate the recovery of organs and tissues for transplant. Our volunteers help us to educate the public about organ and tissue donation in many different venues, including high school and college classes, community events, media events, and special projects. For more information, Keywords: health

15. Yolo Community Care Continuum


Address: 285 W. Court Street, Suite 207 (PO Box 1101 Davis, CA 95617)
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Kacy Goulart
Contact's Position: Administration
Phone: 5307582160

Descriptions: Yolo Community Care Continuum (YCCC) is a non-profit agency servicing people with a mental illness in Northern California. We currently have programs located in Davis, Woodland, Roseville, and Auburn. We provide housing, direct services, education and advocacy for people with a mental illness. All of our programs are voluntary based and our programs provide client-driven services, which assists people to attain their highest level of mental health. YCCC strives to excel as a dynamic presence in our community. Programs: Farmhouse (located in Davis): a long term residential treatment program that offers a group living environment. Adults live and work cooperatively, learning the skills necessary to make a successful transition from a highly structured treatment environment to a less restricted form of independent living. Safe Harbor Crisis House (located in Woodland): a short term residential treatment program which provides crisis intervention in a supportive, group living environment for adults who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms. The program is designed for individuals who need an intermediate step between a hospital stay and returning home or who wish a more structured setting in order to prevent psychiatric hospitalization. Harmony House (located in Auburn): an adult residential facility with a treatment component program that offers mentally ill individuals a group living environment. Adults live at Harmony House cooperatively; learn the skills necessary to live independently while receiving support from highly trained Mental Health Workers. Supportive Housing Program (office in Woodland): Cooperative living opportunities are provided through the YCCC housing project. Houses and congregate living apartments are located in Davis and Woodland. At each house, residents have their own room and do their own shopping and cooking. House meetings, facilitated by a YCCC Mental Health Worker, help residents to divide chores and resolve any issues that may arise between housemates. Staff also provides individual support to those who need help with activities of daily living or managing their mental health symptoms. Cornerstone (located in Roseville): a short term residential treatment program which provides crisis intervention in a supportive, group living environment for adults who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms. The program is designed for individuals who need an intermediate step between a hospital stay and returning home or who wish a more structured setting in order to prevent psychiatric hospitalization. Keywords: mental health, treatment