Find Volunteer Opportunities - Results

Did you come across information that is out of date? Please let us know by emailing

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. 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

3. California Conservation Corps


Address: 1719 24th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 96816

Phone: 8009525627
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Descriptions: The California Conservation Corps is the oldest and largest conservation corps in the country and develops thousands of young men and women into citizens with character, credentials and commitment.

Corpsmembers have numerous special opportunities in the CCC, working on backcountry trails, joining an exchange crew in Australia, improving fish habitat in cold streams and creeks, building in state parks, or participating in an AmeriCorps/CCC program.

Keywords: Employment/Training & Personal Development Corps Environment Emergency, education, nature

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. Episcopal Service Corps


Address: Residential locations throughout the country
Contact Person: Wendy Johnson
Contact's Position: ESC Coordinator
Phone: 3478806512

Descriptions: Episcopal Service Corps is a network of locally organized and incorporated intentional communities dedicated to offering opportunities for young adults ages 21-32 to:
- Serve others in solidarity and promote justice in community
- Deepen their spiritual awareness and vocational discernment
- Live simply in intentional community

Keywords: corps, organizations, religious, volunteer groups

7. 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

8. Peace Corps


Address: 230 South Hall
City: UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact's Position: Peace Corps Representative

Descriptions: The Peace Corps is an international volunteer organization operated by the U.S. government. The Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work with local communities at the grassroots level on initiatives that create sustainable change, impacting thousands of lives well beyond the 27 months of service. Peace Corps Volunteers have worked in 141 countries since the program was founded in 1961, working from Asia to Central America, and from Europe to Africa.

In each of these countries, Volunteers work with governments, schools, and entrepreneurs to address changing and complex needs in education, health and HIV/AIDS, business, information technology, agriculture, and the environment. When they return home, Peace Corps Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences and a global outlook back to the U.S., enriching the lives of those around them.

If you are interested in applying to the Peace Corps, we highly encourage you to speak with a Peace Corps recruitment advisor prior to applying. You should start the application process at least six months prior to your planned travel date. View the application steps on the website for more detailed instructions.

Keywords: Corps Employment

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. Teach For America


Address: 685 Market Street, Suite 500
City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94105

Phone: 4156890800

Descriptions: Teach for America is the national corps of outstanding and diverse recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in under-resourced urban & rural public schools. We bring together individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, & cultural backgrounds who will be lifelong leaders in the pursuit of educational excellence for all children.

We are seeking campus organizers, dynamic entrepreneurial individuals who are committed to expanding educational opportunity in this country and to helping shape the consciousness of their peers. Campus organizers work with the Recruitment Team to increase awareness about conditions facing children in urban and rural public schools and to inspire their most talented peers to commit two years to teach in America's most underesourced areas.

Keywords: Education Youth

13. Western Service Workers Association


Address: 5040 Perry Ave.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95820

Contact Person: Chris Valdez
Contact's Position: Administration Assistant
Phone: 9164561771
Hours: Mon-Sun 9-9pm

Descriptions: Western Service Workers Association is an organization serving Sacramento County's service workers. Volunteers are always needed. Examples of volunteer opportunities are: organize a food drive for needy service workers, donate clothing. Western Service Workers Association offers many services to its members such as medical and dental care, legal services, child care and job referral services. Additional descriptions are available in Human Corps.

Keywords: Community Development