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1. A Touch of Understanding


Address: 5280 Stirling Street #102
City: Granite Bay State: CA Zip: 95746

Contact Person: Jeneane Stover
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9167914146
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: "Hands-on" disability awareness program to children and adults fostering sensitivity and respect. Through activities, discussion and video, participants get a glimpse into the lives of others, and an understanding of their challenges. Usually presented at the school site to one grade level per year. Volunteers will assist students in school presentations such as using wheelchairs, handling artificial limbs and braces, write their names in Braille, and "mirror write" to simulate a learning disability. Keywords: disabled persons, mentor/tutor, outreach, youth, education

2. Al-Anon Family Groups

Address: 5429 Palm Avenue, Suite A
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Ken Priestley
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Phone: 9163342971

Descriptions: Al-Anon and Alateen support groups for those who have alcoholic relatives or friends. Based on 12-step program. Meeting schedules available; 24-hours telephone message for meeting information. Spanish-speaking, men only, or women only meetings available. Volunteers are required to be a member of Al-Anon. Keywords: substance abuse, mentor/tutor, counseling

3. All Things Right and Relevant


Address: 2801 Spafford Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Claire Grindall or Nadia Trauner
Contact's Position: Manager
Phone: 5307599648
Hours: 10-7 PM T-Sat

Descriptions: All Things Right and Relevant is a nonprofit consignment shop that provides supplemental funding for twelve non-profit agencies serving the mental health needs of Yolo County. The store is staffed primarily by volunteers and help is needed in many areas, including:
* Sales Associates
* Accessory Specialists
* Carpenters
* Photographers
* Wardrobe Consultants
* Merchandisers
* Seamstresses
* Mentors for Cottage Industries
* Computer Skills

Volunteers receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

Donations are also accepted for the store by calling (530) 759-9646.

Keywords: mentor/tutor, mental health, counseling

4. Alzheimer's Association - Greater Sacramento Area


Address: 1455 Response Road, Suite 190
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Katie Curler
Contact's Position: Volunteer Engagement and Community Outreach Manager
Phone: 9169309080
Hours: M-F 9:00 - 5:00

Descriptions: Our volunteers are passionate, inspired, and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or can make a more significant time commitment, please consider becoming an Alzheimer's Association volunteer. There are many ways in which to get involved at the Alzheimer's Association, including office assistance, fundraising events, advocacy, community outreach, and programs, including Helpline and Support Group Facilitator positions. Please feel free to contact us to discuss our volunteer opportunities further and next steps to get involved. Our office serves 8 counties in the Greater Sacramento area, including Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Nevada, and Amador. Remote opportunities are available. Keywords: health, counseling, mentor/tutor

5. Big Brothers Big Sisters, Greater Sacramento Area


Address: 800 Howe Ave. Suite 440
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Kelley Lyons
Contact's Position: Customer Relations Specialist
Phone: 9166469300
Hours: M-F 9am to 5pm

Descriptions: Big Brothers Big Sisters is a community mentoring program which matches a volunteer adult mentor to a child, with the expectation that a caring and supportive relationship will develop. Keyword: Mentor/tutor, youth

6. Birthing Project Clinic


Address: 1900 T Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Shannon Shaw
Phone: 9164422229

Descriptions: The Birthing Project is an organization dedicated to reducing the mortality and low birth weight of black babies. It has been established as "the community resource for black maternal women's health and child health in Sacramento". The goal of the Birthing Project is to keep more babies alive and healthy by providing direction, emotional support, and education to their mothers. This support continues for one year after the birth of the babies to make sure that their mothers understand and are able to provide both health care and financial support for their children. Volunteers are needed to act as a Sister-Friend to the program participants. Volunteers will work with their little sister during and after pregnancy. Duties may include: finding a doctor, learning how to get on AFDC and/or Medi-Cal, finding our about support programs, and being a friend and advocate. Volunteers are also needed to serve as Project Assistants. We welcome and rely upon services offered by student interns for a variety of duties. Keywords: women, youth, counseling, mentor/tutor, health

7. Boy Scouts of America, Golden Empire Council


Address: 251 Commerce Circle
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Tyler Bonino
Phone: 9169291417 x108
Hours: M-F 8:30-5pm

Descriptions: Educational and family oriented recreational programs neighborhood groups. Trains volunteer leaders, maintains outdoor educational and camping facilities, and provides special programs for disabled children and adults. We have a lot of fun and no previous experience required. Traning provided. For more information, Keywords: disabled persons, mentor/tutor, environment

8. BPSOS Center for Community Advancement, Inc.


Address: 13950 Milton Ave. Suite 301
City: Westminster State: CA Zip: 92683

Contact Person: Hang Nguyen
Contact's Position: Branch Manager
Phone: 7148972214
Hours: Monday-Friday 830am-430pm

Descriptions: BPSOS, Inc. (Boat People SOS., Inc.) is the nations largest Vietnamese-American community organization, has deep roots in the community. Founded in 1980 as a volunteer group conducting rescue-at-sea missions during the boat people exodus, the organization has grown into a national network of 8 office locations across the U.S. and 2 locations in Southeast Asia. BPSOS mission is to empower, organize and equip Vietnamese individuals and communities in their pursuit of liberty and dignity. BPSOS-CCA is the California affiliate of BPSOS, a national Vietnamese-American non-profit community-based organization with 37-year track record of service. BPSOSCCA has multiple programs, one of which provides a pathway to citizenship and low cost or pro bono legal services. We are looking for young students like yourself to be mock interviewers to help prepare first generation Vietnamese for their Naturalization exam at USCIS. As of date, naturalization is on the rise due to current immigration issues. BPSOS-CCA is located in Westminster. We hold citizenship mock interviews almost every day from Monday through Friday throughout the day starting at 8:30am to 8:00pm at night. . Keywords: cultural, outreach, legal, health, education, mentor/tutor

9. Capitol Area Indian Resources, Incorporated


Address: 3423 Arden Way
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958251223

Contact Person: Elena Tarango
Contact's Position: Program Coordinator
Phone: 9169719190
Hours: M-F 10am-6pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Academic and cultural enrichment activities for youth in grades K-12. Components include tutorial assistance, math and science activities, a library resource room and college motivation activities. Cultural activities include culture classes, field trips and cultural presentations. Encourages parent participation. Works with local schools, colleges and agencies to provide resources to its students and clients. Volunteer tutors are assigned 1-2 students to tutor. Tutors are needed Monday through Friday as scheduled by tutor and parent. The volunteer will also help provide pre- and post-testing to determine academic level of tutored student. Keyword: mentor/tutor, cultural

10. Catholic Faith Formation - Catholic Diocese of Sacramento

Address: 2110 Broadway
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818

Contact Person: John Reisch
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9167330123
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30pm

Descriptions: For Catholic parishes in 20 counties in Northern California. Trains teachers and cathedral workers for preschool through adult. Programs in: Youth Ministry: leadership formation of youth and adults retreats, special events, resources and consultation services for junior high and high school students. Cheryl Tholcke, Coordinator. Hispanic Youth and Young Adult Ministry: leadership development, retreats and activities for Hispanic youth and young adults. Milagros Calvetti, Coordinator. Pendola Center: summer camp program for boys and girls ages 6-17 and a backpacking program for high school students. Family Camp on Labor Day Weekend. Outdoor School in the fall, grades 5, 6 and 7. Stephen Tholcke, Director. Camp Recreation: summer camp for adults and children with disabilities. John Donohoe, contact person. Ministry to Persons with Special Needs: responsible for accessibility, religious education and outreach to people with disabilities. Michelle Hendricks, Coordinator. Ministry to the Deaf: coordinates religious education, liturgy, accessibility and interpreters for deaf children and adults. Stanley Simonet and Debbie Vanderfold, contact persons. Keywords: religious, youth, disabled persons, counseling, mentor/tutor

11. Center for Fathers and Families


Address: 2251 Florin Road, Suite 152
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Carmen Monares
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Phone: 9164243237
Hours: M-F 8:30-5:30pm

Descriptions: Education and enrichment programs for fathers and their families that help build strong, nurturing and supportive families. Programs include: Project M.A.L.E (Males attaining Leadership and Education): Pregnancy prevention and responsible behavior program targeting males ages 13-25. The program focuses on how to avoid teen pregnancy and the responsibilities associated with early fatherhood. The young men participate in workshops, seminars, classroom instruction and special events. Project WAIT: A teen pregnancy prevention program for girls ages 11-18. Classes teach teens the consequences associated with teen parenting and the importance of sound decision making. The program educates, empowers, and supports the girls regarding self-esteem building, healthy lifestyle choices and managing peer pressure. Project WAIT is the female version of Project M.A.L.E. Teens Teaching Teens: A teen panel reaching middle and high school students, that discusses issues and opportunities that confront them daily such as pregnancy prevention, drug, alcohol and gang avoidance, goal setting and the importance of education. Target Excellence: A work preparation program designed for youth ages 13-18 which highlights the importance of career choices, goal setting, academic achievement, test readiness, leadership skills and long-term planning. Destination College: A college preparation program designed to assist students and parents. Services include ACT/SAT test taking skills, grant and loan application assistance and college research. Join A.W.A.R.E (Adolescents Willing to Act Responsibly Everyday): A 12-week summer program designed to educate youth in the areas of health and hygiene, leadership and community service. This program includes a 3-day Teen Leadership conference that is held at one of the major universities in California. Parenting Classes and Workshops: Wednesday night sessions conducted by parent advisors who teach parents the importance of responsible parenting skills and how to develop positive relationships with their children and spouses. Fathers Support Groups: Weekly meetings designed to support and inform fathers about their relationships and taking care of their children. All fathers are welcome to participate in these important discussions. Keywords: women, youth, mentor/tutor

12. Centro Guadalupe Advocacy Program


Address: 730 S Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95811

Phone: 9164435367

Descriptions: The Centro Guadeloupe Advocacy Program is a multi-service agency that serves primarily Hispanic families, women, and children in such areas as emergency food and shelter, counseling, translation, information and referral, and employment. Volunteers are needed to assist with the "Community Pals" youth project for 7th - 11th grades which targets students from high risk environments; make periodic contact in person and over the phone with students; and help plan and implement activities. This is a program that allows creative input. Volunteers should have a good rapport with young people and be understanding of problems facing students from high risk environments. The ability to speak Spanish is desirable. Volunteers work closely with a project coordinator. Internships may be available. Keywords: Hunger Homeless & Housing Cultural Youth Cmty Dev, women, emergency, counseling, mentor/tutor

13. CHESS Academy Community Day School

Address: 5201 Strawberry Lane
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95820

Contact Person: Ted Scott-Femenella
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9162276987
Hours: M-F 8am-4:30pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Serves students grades 7-12 with behavioral problems. Holistic pediatric health approach designed to improve academic outcomes. Multi-dimensional response teams to support the needs of struggling students and their families. Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor

14. Child Abuse Prevention Council of Sacramento


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

Contact Person: Mewa Choy
Contact's Position: Human Resources
Phone: 9162441900
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: Coordinates prevention of and protection from child abandonment throughout Sacramento County in the following program areas: Prevention services: Family Cooperative Project offers on-site tutoring and mentoring. Coordination: Child Death Review Team reviews the death of every child in the county; Fetal Infant Mortality Review Team reviews fetal and infant deaths; and Child Protective Systems Oversight Committee oversees and monitors the child protective systems. Each makes recommendations to the County Board of Supervisors. Community education and outreach: increases public awareness of child abuse and neglect issues through quarterly newsletter, brochures, flyers, posters, a resource telephone line, library and public service announcements. For more information, Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor, outreach

15. Child Welfare Services

Address: 25 north Cottonwood Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: kimberly Bird
Contact's Position: divisions manager
Phone: 5306692345
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Child Welfare Services are comprised of preplacement preventative services and out-of-home care services and referral to juvenile court. Focus is providing services to each child and family designed to achieve protection and care in the most family-like environment possible consistent with the best interests and special needs of the child. Services include family preservation, family reunification and permanent placement through long-term foster care, guardianship or adoption. Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor

16. College Horizons/Cal-SOAP


Address: 10474 Mather Blvd
City: Mather State: CA Zip: 95655

Contact Person: Monica Roberts
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9162282647
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Service provided at high schools. Assists multicultural and low-income students with the college admissions and financial aid process; provides college information and advising in classes at selected school sites. Services include decision-making for college, completing applications, understanding college entrance tests and financial aid. Keywords: cultural, mentor/tutor

17. Community School Solutions/Smart Kids


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

Contact Person: Michael Williams
Contact's Position: Directo
Phone: 9162441913
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2-4 pm

Descriptions: Positions Available: 10-12 Deadline to Apply: Ongoing at start of semesters Description: Paid position. $13.50/hour. Provide tutoring to elementary school students (mainly 3rd-6th graders) who are below reading grade level. Tutors typically spend 30-60 minutes each week outside of class for preparing class lesson plans and selecting books. Ongoing training will be provided. Desired Qualifications: Strong desire to work with challenged youth. Experience with children in school/education setting preferred. Strong time management skills. Must be able to participate in Smart Kids training. Keywords: Tutoring, mentoring, kids, youth, education, mentor/tutor

18. Community Schools Academic Mentor


Address: 9738 Lincoln Village Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Steve Ly
Contact's Position: Project Specialist
Phone: 9162282205
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Operated by the Prevention and Student Services Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Serves youth in grades 7-12. Helps students break the cycle of school failure by matching each student with a mentor who provides academic and personal coaching. Participating students have requested to work with an adult mentor and expressed a desire to improve their math, reading and interpersonal skills. Mentors are asked to work with a student one day per week, 2 hours each session, for a 3-month cycle. Three mentoring cycles are offered each school year. Adult volunteers must be willing to undergo an interview and background check. Keywords: education, mentor/tutor

19. 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

20. 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

21. Davis Kids Klub


Address: Davis Public Schools
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Lynda Yancher
Contact's Position: Coordinator
Phone: 5302204731
Hours: M-F 8-6

Descriptions: Davis Kids Klub hosts ACCESS ( Afterschool Community Collaboration Enrichment Student Services). The Davis Child Care Program is committed to providing quality, affordable child care to all Davis families and to enrich their lives through arts, athletics, community involvement with emotional and academic support. This afterschool program is offered at a number of schools in Davis. Volunteers are needed to help students with homework and recreational activities. For more information, visit Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor

22. Elk Grove Teen Center/Youth for Christ


Address: 9670 Elk Grove-Florin Road
City: Elk Grove State: CA Zip: 95624

Contact Person: Russ Croco
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9166866942

Descriptions: Services Provided: Recreational and after-school activities in a drug free environment offering positive alternatives. Pool table, ping pong, video games, big screen TV and movies, computers for homework and other games. Tutor as needed. Youth/family counseling referrals. Keywords: rcreation, mentor/tutor, counseling, substance abuse

23. Elkhorn Village Elementary School

Address: 950 Cummins Way
City: West Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95691

Contact Person: Shirley Ramirez
Phone: 9163757670

Descriptions: Help a Child By Becoming a Mentor! Volunteer One hour/week of your time in any of the following areas--one-on-one mentoring (meeting with your mentee once a week for lunch or tutoring), after-school intervention (help @ risk students in an intervention class after school), classroom tutor (help students in various academic areas during class time). Keywords: mentor/tutor, youth

24. Emerson Junior High

Address: 2121 Calaveras Ave.
City: Davis State: CA. Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Carolyn Kennedy
Contact's Position: Head Counselor
Phone: 5307575430
Hours: 7:30-5pm M-F

Descriptions: Tutoring opportunities available. We are looking for Tutors in academic subjects and are specifically interested in establishing a list of bilingual tutors to work with students for whom English is their second language. Tutors who are fluent in Spanish, Chinese and other languages are desired. Qualifications: Strong academic skills; patience fluency in a language other than English, as well as English. Keywords: mentor/tutor, education, youth

25. Family Resource Center - Valley Region Secondary Healthy Start

Address: 6300 Ehrhardt Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95823

Contact Person: Charla M. Wistos
Contact's Position: Coordinator
Phone: 9166817577
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: School-based social services program for students (teens and children) and their families. Uses a multidisciplinary case management approach. Prevention services emphasize school-to-career, employment, youth development, teen pregnancy prevention, adult education, tutoring, mentors, service learning opportunities, and student counseling. Keywords: youth, women, mentor/tutor, counseling, education

26. 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

27. Green House Center


Address: 2201 Northview Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95833

Contact Person: Brenda
Phone: 9167027978

Descriptions: The GreenHouse is a non-profit, 501c3 organization located in the Gardenland Northgate neighborhood of Sacramento, California. We offer after-school tutoring, mentoring, spiritual development, and leadership development for under-resourced youth.

We serve a neighborhood with one of the highest concentrations of children in poverty in the Sacramento area. We operate out of an "Asset-Based Community Development" model where we build on the inherent dignity, strengths, and leadership gifts of families and youth for the purposes of community-wide transformation. Keywords: mentor/tutor, youth

28. Healthy Start - UCD Mentorship Program

Address: 520 West Street
City: Woodland State: Ca Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Sue Horn
Contact's Position: Case Manager
Phone: 5306620251

Descriptions: Mentoring Programs, waiting list of children. Teachers are in need Keywords: Health mentor/tutor, youth

29. La Familia Counseling Center


Address: 5523 34th St.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95820

Contact Person: Vidal Gonzalez
Phone: 9164523601
Hours: M,W,F 8am-6pm; T,Th 8am-7pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Multilingual, comprehensive, multi-cultural professional counseling; outreach and supportive services for at-risk youth and families. One-to-one counseling, crisis intervention and supportive services. Year round recreational tutorial program and youth activities. La Familia is recruiting volunteers to be matched with youth involved in the various La Familia program components, such as counseling, supportive services, neighborhood special projects, recreational programs, tutoring or mentoring. Qualifications: Make a commitment of 4 hours a month for the course of a year, fill out an application, get fingerprinted and take a TB test. Keywords: cultural, counseling, mentor/tutor, youth,

30. Meadowview Community Action


Address: 2251 Florin Road, Suite 156
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Phone: 9163999116x224
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: A range of family-based social service programs that include Head Start preschool, Teens Stopping AIDS (Youth ages 16-21), Family Resource Center, Safety Net services for utility bill assistance, referrals to housing lists, after school tutoring and other social services. For more information, Keyword: youth, housing, mentor/tutor

31. Phone Friends

Address: 2800 L Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Bea Bird
Contact's Position: Program Coordinator
Phone: 9167338629

Descriptions: Phone Friends is a free community telephone "help-line" for latchkey kids sponsored by Sutter Community Hospitals and KXTV-Channel 10. Volunteers provide services to children in Sacramento and 15 surrounding counties from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, 12 months a year (except on major holidays). Services include: easing fears or loneliness, instruction in the use of emergency resources, building self-esteem and confidence, homework assistance/tutoring, coaching callers to think independently, practice safe self-care, be responsible and accountable, communicate effectively, problem solve, and be good citizens. PhoneFriends is a good experience for students interested in pediatric medicine, psychiatric or social work, communications, etc. Training is provided. Keywords: mentor/tutor, health, counseling

32. Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center


Address: 4201 I Street Suite #5
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Phone: 9162208495
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Descriptions: The Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center is a charitable, non-profit organization established in 1978. The purpose of the Center is to meet the special needs of the Chinese and Asian communities in the Sacramento area. Their goal is to help low income, limited English speaking Asian Americans adjust to the community. They provide job training, youth programs, translation, and other social/cultural programs. Volunteers are needed to work in the Bilingual Telephone referral service: telephone assistance to non-English speaking Chinese to solve problems such as welfare eligibility, medical care, immigration, and translation services which include letter writing and the completion of applications and government forms. Volunteers should be bilingual in Cantonese or Mandarin. Community workers and clerical aides are needed, as well as editors and graphics designers for a bimonthly newsletter. Volunteers are also needed to serve as academic tutors to junior high students in after-school programs. Sometimes these volunteers also serve as big brothers or sisters as well. Keywords: Cultural Community Development Mentor/Tutor

33. Sacramento Public Library - Adult Literacy Services


Address: 828 I Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Anita Dash
Contact's Position: Adult Literacy Associate
Phone: 9162645032
Hours: M-F, 9-6pm

Descriptions: Teaches adults to read and write. Recruits and trains volunteer tutors. One-on-one tutoring available in branch libraries Keywords: mentor/tutor, education, organizations

34. 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

35. 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

36. We Are Aggie Pride


City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Llisel Ayon
Contact's Position: Volunteer and Community Event Director

Descriptions: We Are Aggie Pride is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2012 by a group of UC Davis students who believed in the importance of keeping fellow students in school during emergency financial situations and difficulties. The organization is run by a board of directors comprised completely of students, and raises its funds through generous donations from students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and friends of the program. Since We Are Aggie Pride is a completely volunteer led organization, it always looks to new volunteers for support in outreach and tabling efforts. This program is successful because of the support of our students and volunteers, so thank you for getting involved! Keywords: students, mentor/tutor, on-campus, clubs

37. Winters High School Migrant Education


Address: 101 Grant Ave.
City: Winters State: CA Zip: 95694

Contact Person: Maria Gastelum
Contact's Position: Secondary School Advisor
Phone: 5307956140x153
Hours: M-Th: 7:30am-3:30pm

Descriptions: Volunteers are needed for tutoring and assisting high risk, Limited English Proficiency students during or after school hours at Winters High School. You could make the difference by being a positive role model, big brother/big sister, and/or tutor. To leave a message for Maria Gastelum: 5307956140 x149 Keywords: mentor/tutor

38. Winters Joint Unified School District, After School Program.

Address: 500 Edwards
City: Winters State: Ca Zip: 95694

Contact Person: Jeff Rogers
Phone: 5307583607
Hours: M-Th 3:00-5:30

Descriptions: District-wide homework help/basic skills intervention program, serving approximately 150 students each day, and 500 different students each month. It is comprised of 4 sites throughout the school district, with various classes at each site tailored to address special students needs. In addition, the district has a partnership with the Yolo Count Housing complex in Winters to help community members' kids with their homework. Volunteer opportunities for people willing to make a positive difference in students' performance in school. Keywords: education, mentor/tutor

39. Winters Middle School

Address: 425 Anderson Road
City: Winters State: CA Zip: 95694

Contact Person: Barbara Hernandez
Contact's Position: Counselor
Phone: 5307956130

Descriptions: Winters Middle School consists of 450 students in grades 6,7,8. Winters is located 15 miles West of Davis with an approximate population of 5000. Volunteers will work one on one or in large or small groups with students. Volunteers will be working on reading, writing, math with students who need additional help. Qualifications: Desire to work with middle school students. Bilingual Spanish Speaking volunteers are greatly needed. Keywords: mentor/tutor

40. Woodland Joint Unified School District


Address: 435 Sixth Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Monica Alvarado
Contact's Position: Administrative Assistant, Superintendent's Office
Phone: 5304063203

Descriptions: Woodland Joint Unified School District's mission is to prepare and empower all students for a future of endless possibilities. Our goal is to create a community that nurtures and empowers our local youth. The District offers many volunteer options, which include one-on-one mentoring; reading buddies, homework help, school garden activities, after-school enrichment/career guidance. Requirements: Volunteers must complete the WJUSD volunteer form with a clear TB test or assessment, and have it signed by the school site administrator. The District will contact you to complete fingerprinting clearance to complete the approval process. Keywords: Children Mentor/tutor Youth

41. Yolo County CASA


Address: 724 Main Street Suite 101
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Jen Boschee-Danzer
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 5306614200
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

Descriptions: We train, screen and appoint volunteers to advocate for children in the foster care system. Our advocates develop a supportive relationship with their appointed child, and advocate for their needs in court. Volunteers must be 21 or older and commit to 18 months of service to the child. Internship hours are available through this program. For more information, please check out our website Please feel free to contact Yolo County CASA at (530) 661-4200 or Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor

42. YWCA


Address: 1122 - 17th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Sarbjit Kaur
Contact's Position: Program Director
Phone: 9162648066
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Sacramento provides a wide range of recreational and athletic activities/facilities for women and men, with an emphasis on the personal, professional, and physical development of women. They offer support groups, education, information, dance and fitness classes, clubs, etc. Other programs include: 1. YWCA Women's Residence for low-income women and senior citizens. 2. Women, Infant, Children's Nutrition Education and Supplemental feeding program (WIC) for low-income women and their families. 3. Teenage Pregnancy prevention, information, parenting, and referral program (TAPP). 4. Single parent displaced homemakers program (SOLO) for people trying to reenter the job market. 5. ENCORE, an exercise and support group for women recovering from breast cancer surgery. 6. Teen Father Program (TFP), with information, referrals, job searches, parenting and counseling for young fathers. Keywords: women, religious, education, mentor/tutor, counseling, elderly, youth