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1. 4-H Youth Development Program

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

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

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

Keywords: volunteer groups, education, youth, animals, disabled persons

2. A Touch of Understanding


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

Phone: 9167914146
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Descriptions: A Touch of Understanding (ATOU) provides disability awareness programs designed to educate a new generation to understand the challenges associated with disabilities and to accept and respect all individuals.

The mission of A Touch of Understanding is to encourage acceptance and respect for all individuals and to minimize the discrimination, bullying and misunderstanding experienced by children and adults who are perceived as different for any reason, but especially those with disabilities.

Keywords: disabled persons, mentor/tutor, outreach, youth, education

3. Access Leisure, City of Sacramento


Address: Belle College Community Center, 5699 Land Park Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Michelle Tabarango
Contact's Position: Resource Specialist
Phone: 9168081205
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Descriptions: You may be working with youth and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities and/or physical disabilities. We will expect you to interact positively and socialize with participants in activities. Make sure you dress for the program you choose. You may be asked to help set up and clean up and of course have fun. Please be aware of the times, for we will need you to volunteer for the entire program.

Keyword: recreation, disabled persons

4. Alderson Convalescent Hospital


Address: 124 Walnut Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Gwen Devlin
Contact's Position: Activities Director
Phone: 5306629161
Hours: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Descriptions: The Alderson Convalescent Hospital, is an elderly rest home. Anderson Convalescent Hospital provides support to those who are limited in their ability to care for themselves.

Volunteers are needed for one-to-one visits with the residents of the hospital. Other activities are possible, such as an educational program and Bingo. Daytime and evening commitments are preferred. Group projects are also available.

Alderson Convalescent Hospital (ACH) needs assistants with our planned events to run group and participate in the daily activities of events.

Facility is open 24 hours a day , activities run from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM daily and on weekends.

Keywords: Elderly, Health, Recreation, Disabled Persons, Education

5. ASUCD Pantry


Address: Memorial Union #154
City: Davis / UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Pantry Staff Team
Contact's Position: Pantry Volunteer Manager

Descriptions: The ASUCD Pantry is a student-run, student-directed campus food pantry under the Associated Students of UC Davis (ASUCD), serving up to 800 students daily through fresh produce, bread, non-perishable products, and basic necessities. We are located on the first floor of the Memorial Union, open 7 days a week.

Volunteers will directly interact with and assist students as they visit, as well as work to maintain the Pantry space. We ask our quarterly-committed volunteers for a 1.5 or 3 hour/week. One-time sign-ups are also available on our website.

Please email us to coordinate. We appreciate the support and dedication of groups across our campus and local community.

We have had 47,000+ visits in the 2018-2019 school year, and to operate, we have recruited, trained, and scheduled 120+ volunteers to staff the Pantry and now we are looking for Spring '20 volunteers to help expand our hours of operation.

Join us in our fight for a hunger-free campus and a healthy, thriving UC Davis community.

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Visit us at the Memorial Union!

Keywords: Education, Emergency, Health, Hunger, Volunteer Groups, Disabled Persons, Elderly, Organizations, Women, Youth

6. 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

7. Braille and Talking Book Library (BTBL)


Address: California State Library | 900 N Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Phone: 9163239843
Hours: M-F 9:30am-4pm

Descriptions: Lends recorded and Braille books and magazines to Northern Californians who cannot read standard print due to visual or physical limitations. Lends special players to read the books.

Keywords: disabled persons, visual impairments, audio books, braille

8. Canine Companions for Independence


Address: 2965 Dutton Avenue
City: Santa Rosa State: CA Zip: 95407

Phone: 7075771700

Descriptions: Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

The assistance dogs we breed, raise and train aren't just the ears, hands and legs of their human partners. They're also goodwill ambassadors and often, their best friends. They open up new opportunities and new possibilities, and spread incredible joy. We unite people with dogs in a powerful program that leads to greater independence and confidence.

Keywords: animals, disabled persons

9. 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

10. City of Davis - Adopt a Park

Address: 23 Russell Blvd
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Kellie Vitaich
Contact's Position: Volunteer Program Coordinator
Phone: 5307475874
Hours: M-F, 7:30 a.m.. - 4:30 p.m.


Keywords: Cultural, Disabled Persons, Elderly, Environment, Outreach, Recreation, Volunteer Groups, Women, Youth

11. City of Sacramento Volunteer Program


Address: 915 I Street, Historic City Hall 1st Floor
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Mary Lynn Perry
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9168088317
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Descriptions: The City of Sacramento is a municipal government and provides fire, police, utility and other services for the city's residents. In addition, the city has a variety of amenities for both residents and visitors including parks, recreation programs, a zoo, and museums. Volunteers provide a broad source of expertise, talent, and manpower for City programs. Volunteers gain new skills, meet new people, make use of talents, develop greater knowledge and understanding of city government, help solve community issues, secure job references, explore career possibilities and gain personal satisfaction of making a difference in their community.

Volunteers assist with special events, animal care, gardening, tours, arts and crafts, child development, and much more. Some departments can utilize volunteers as young as 12, while others require the volunteer to be at least 21. Short-term options include helping with fairs, festivals, sports activities, adopt-a-park clean-ups and other one-day events. On-going opportunities offer the chance to work with animals as well as youth and seniors. Unpaid internships and group options are also available.

Keywords: Animals, Cultural, Disabled Persons, Education, Elderly, Environment, Recreation, Volunteer Groups, Youth

12. Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center


Address: 8421 Auburn Blvd., Suite 265
City: Citrus Heights State: CA Zip: 95610

Phone: 9167289333
Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30

Descriptions: Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center is an independent, private, non-profit program funded by the Department of Health Care Services, Area 4 Agency on Aging, grants and private contributions.

Del Oro's mission is to improve the well-being of family caregivers and provide support throughout the care giving process. Del Oro provides a variety of services to help support caregivers and achieve our mission.

For more information,

Keywords: disabled persons, legal, counseling

13. Developmental Disablities Service Organization


Address: 5051 47th Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95824

Phone: 9164565166

Descriptions: Mission: To enrich the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities by fostering individual growth, creativity, and community involvement through innovative strategies and artistic expression.

Vision: A world where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live healthier and enriched lives, and are nurtured by caring and supportive communities that minimize and eliminate barriers.

Keywords: disabled persons, health

14. Easter Seals


Address: 3205 Hurley Way
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95864

Phone: 9164856711
Hours: M-F 9am-3pm

Descriptions: Easterseals Superior California is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities by offering a wide range of services and leadership opportunities designed to encourage maximum independence.

Keywords: disabled persons

15. Eskaton


Address: 455 Florin Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95831

Contact Person: Darlene Cullivan
Contact's Position: Development Manager
Phone: 9163340810
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: Eskaton is the leading service provider for older adults in the greater Sacramento area. Vast array of opportunities and varied levels of care.

Keywords: disabled persons

16. 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

17. 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

18. Head Start and Early Head Start Programs


Address: 925 Del Paso Blvd # 200
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Robin Miller
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9162633804
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Classroom provides children and their families, primarily from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, with education, medical care, social services, nutritious meals, and educational services for children with specific disabling conditions.

Keywords: youth, disabled persons

19. Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center


Address: 5949 Silveyville Rd.
City: Dixon State: CA Zip: 95620

Contact Person: Debra Cleveland
Phone: 7074478733

Descriptions: Horseplay offers a year-round therapeutic recreational horseback-riding program for special needs children and adults. Riding develops strength and balance, and increases self-esteem, benefiting individuals with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, down syndrome, autism, brain injury or head trauma, visual and hearing impairments, mental or learning disorders, and muscular dystrophy.

Volunteering at Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center can be a very rewarding experience. We offer many opportunities in which to volunteer. Pre-session Preparation, Leading or sidewalking during sessions, Horse Care, Help with Fundraising, and Outreach.

Keywords: Disabled Persons Animals Youth Recreation

20. Lutheran Social Services


Address: 4390 47th Ave
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95824

Phone: 9164532900
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30pm

Descriptions: LSS of Northern California's mission is to promote stability and honor the dignity of those we serve by providing supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency. LSS envisions that our communities have hope, stability, and a path to self-sufficiency.

LSS helps individuals rebuild their lives after experiencing homelessness. Our supportive services offer individuals and families the opportunity to stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient. Our vision is that we will end homelessness and help create communities that have hope, stability, and a path to self-sufficiency. LSS serves nearly 3,600 adults, former foster youth and families in our supportive housing programs located in Contra Costa, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.

Keywords: housing, mental health, disabled persons, youth, religious

21. Muscular Dystrophy Association


Address: 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500
City: Chicago State: IL Zip: 60606

Contact Person: Volunteer Center
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 8005721717
Hours: 8am-5:30pm CST

Descriptions: MDA is leading the fight to free individuals and the families who love them from the harm of these diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. We use our collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases; caring for individuals from day one; and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.

Our volunteers are the heart of MDA's programs, making experiences like Summer Camp, support groups, seminars, special events and many other initiatives possible for families who are counting on us. Here is a link that explains ways to get involved and to sign up to become a MDA volunteer,

Keywords: Cmty Dev Phy Disab Camps Disabled Persons, youth

22. National Multiple Sclerosis Society


Address: 4153 Northgate Blvd, Suite 6
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95834

Contact Person: Mikaela Alvarado
Contact's Position: Volunteer Engagement Specialist
Phone: 9169279113x75209
Hours: 9am-5pm M-F

Descriptions: Volunteer your time and talents so our fundraising events can be executed well! Fundraising events like Walk MS: Sacramento, Walk MS: Folsom need hundreds of volunteers to help with set up and break down, registration, food and beverage distribution, medical support, t-shirt distribution, and much more! Our annual fundraising events bring thousands of people together to have fun, celebrate successes large and small, connect with others in the MS community and raise money for programs, services and research. It takes a village to put on these events and they would not be possible without the leadership and specialized skills of our volunteers.

Link to publications/websites:

Keywords: Disabled Persons, Health, Organizations, Outreach, Recreation, Volunteer Groups

23. NorCal Center on Deafness Bookstore


Address: 4708 Roseville Road, Suite 111
City: North Highlands State: CA Zip: 95660

Phone: 9163497500
Hours: M-F 8:30am-noon, 1-5pm

Descriptions: NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing is a non-profit community-based organization serving Deaf & Hard of Hearing individuals in 24 northeastern counties of California. Founded and managed by a team of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing has been an organization 'of, by and for' the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community since 1977.

Keywords: disabled persons

24. Parkinson Association of Northern California


Address: 401 Bicentennial Way
City: Santa Rosa State: CA Zip: 95403

Phone: 9163576641
Hours: M-F, 10-1

Descriptions: For more than 25 years, the Parkinson Association of Northern California has been providing programs and services to improve the quality of life for those facing Parkinson's disease throughout our region. In the past several years, we have made great strides in developing new and viable services. The Parkinson Association's programing emphasis supports the fact that while there is no cure for Parkinson's, those diagnosed with the disease can take steps to live well.

Keywords: health, disabled persons

25. Pine Tree Gardens


Address: 212 I Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Phone: 5307584078

Descriptions: PINE TREE GARDENS (PTG) provides residential supportive services to (28 adults) and adult day rehabilitation program services (16 adults) to Yolo County clients, aged 18 to 59, who are diagnosed with a serious mental illness.

Formed in Davis by the late Bill and Pat Williams, Pine Tree Gardens joined the Turning Point family of programs in 2007. Our goal is to improve our clients' ability to function in the community by educating them about their illness, teaching effective life management skills, and helping them to gain self-awareness. We encourage them to develop both the social and professional support networks needed to increase their level of independence and reduce their need for emergency and inpatient treatment.

Keywords: Adult Mentally Disabled Disabled Persons

26. Rebuilding Together Sacramento


Address: P.O. Box 255584
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958255584

Phone: 9164551880
Hours: M-F 7:30am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Home repair or renovation for low-income elderly, disabled people or families with children. Homes must be structurally sound and need minor to moderate repairs and beautification work. Work is done on project day, the last Saturday of April, by volunteers who are supervised and trained by skilled tradespeople.

Businesses, foundations, community-based organizations and individuals donate cash, in-kind contributions (paint, lumber, fixtures, etc.), and skilled and unskilled volunteer workers. Organizations are asked to "adopt a home" by sponsoring a project and providing volunteer labor.

Keywords: disabled persons, elderly, housing

27. Sacramento County Regional Parks, Recreation and Open Space


Address: 10361 Rockingham Drive, Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Liz Bellas
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9168755925
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Sacramento County's Department of Regional Parks maintains and operates more than 15,000 acres of parks throughout the County. Our open spaces, multi-use trails, sports facilities, golf courses, river access and picnic areas offer outdoor adventure for every taste. We have developed strong partnerships with our volunteer and non-profit partners, with steady support from our elected officials. The heart and soul of our operations is our people - nearly one hundred employees who keep our parks safe, vibrant and inviting.

Keywords: environment, disabled persons, mental health

28. Society for the Blind


Address: 1238 S Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95811

Contact Person: Chee Chang
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Hours: 8am-5pm

Descriptions: For more than 60 years, Society for the Blind has created innovative ways to empower individuals living with low vision or blindness to discover, develop and achieve their full potential. Society for the Blind is the only comprehensive rehabilitative teaching center that provides services for a 27-county region of northern California. The nonprofit provides low-vision eye care, life and job skills training, mentorship, and access to tools to maintain independence for 6,000 youth, adults and seniors experiencing vision loss each year.

Current Volunteer Needs: Access News Readers - Access News is a reading service that allows volunteers to record current news, magazines, circulars, and other items of interest so that people who are blind, low vision, or cannot read conventional print can listen to these publications through the telephone. Time commitments are very flexible and you can record from home as well as in our studio.

Keywords: Physical Disability Recreation Education Disabled Persons

29. Special Olympics Northern California


Address: 1401 Halyard Dr #100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95691

Contact Person: Julie Rodriguez
Phone: 9163751930
Hours: M-F 8:30-5

Descriptions: The philosophy of the Special Olympics is that everyone is a winner because the program gives each special athlete a chance to learn, grow, and know the joy of sports and athletic competition. Program participants have a unique opportunity to experience physical exertion and social development. The confidence gained through involvement carries over into the home, the classroom, and the community.

Yolo County Special Olympics is entering its 16th year as a local community-based organization. The program benefits the mentally retarded of Yolo County by providing planned sports programs year round. Volunteers provide coaching support. Volunteers are needed in all aspects of the program- please call for more information.

Keywords: Developmental disability Disabled Persons

30. Summer House


Address: P.O. Box 1724
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Julie Kirby
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 5306622763
Hours: Mon-Sun 8-5pm

Descriptions: Summer House, Inc. is an independent non-profit organization that supports adults with developmental disabilities throughout Yolo County California. Summer House Inc. was founded in 1973 by people with concerns for the well-being and rights of people with developmental disabilities. They realized that some people would need services for their entire lives and organized the Summer House programs in a way that they thought would best ensure a lifetime of support. Today our four residential based programs support, empower, and enrich the lives of people with disabilities.

Keyword: Disabled Persons

31. Therapeutic Riding and Off-Track Rehabilitation (TROTR)


Address: 22408 County Road 102
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Shannon Personeni
Contact's Position: Owner/Manager
Phone: 5308673866

Descriptions: TROTR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that specializes in adaptive horseback riding, as well as taking former racehorses and helping them find new, loving forever homes. TROTR is certified by PATH Intl and provides adaptive riding lessons and hippotherapy to people of all ages and abilities. We rescue a variety of animals ranging from horses and donkeys to alpacas and llamas to tortoises and pigs, and everything in between. We also participate in school and community outreach and offer multiple educational enrichment programs for homeschool, public, and private school children. Our volunteers assist in farm tasks, groom and turn out horses, feed animals, and especially help with adaptive riding lessons as leaders and sidewalkers. There are plenty of volunteer and internship opportunities for people of all backgrounds and interests and we would love to have you join us!

Keywords: animals, disabled persons, education, organizations, outreach, recreation, volunteer groups, youth

32. United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Sacramento and Northern California


Address: 4350 Auburn Blvd
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Steve Horton
Contact's Position: Director, Developing and Marketing
Phone: 9162838312
Hours: 8am-5pm

Descriptions: UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is the leading provider of comprehensive services to children and adults with all developmental disabilities and their families. UCP works with 5,730 people a month in an eight county area, empowering children and adults who without support would be isolated from community. 38% of our clients have autism, 35% intellectual disability, 15% Down syndrome, epilepsy & other 12% cerebral palsy. UCP is active in Yolo, Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado counties.

Volunteer Opportunities are Limited. Internships available in the Development and Marketing Department and Adult Day Programs.

Keywords: Disabled Persons, cerebral palsy