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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
Email: mhsmith@ucdavis.edu
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

Publications: http://touchofunderstanding.org/

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

Phone: 9167914146
Email: volunteer@touchofunderstanding.org
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. Alderson Convalescent Hospital

Publications: http://achwoodland.com/

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

Contact Person: Gwen Devlin
Contact's Position: Activities Director
Phone: 5306629161
Email: gwen.devlin@achwoodland.com
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

4. ALS Association, Greater Sacramento Chapter

Publications: http://www.alssac.org/

Address: 2717 Cottage Way, Ste. 17
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Julianna Swars
Contact's Position: Development Associate
Phone: 9169799265
Email: asugimoto@alssac.org
Hours: M-F 8:30am - 3:30pm

Descriptions: The Greater Sacramento Chapter of The ALS Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Sacramento, CA. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a fatal progressive neuromuscular disease that attacks the nerve cells and pathways in the brain and spinal cord. Our organization serves ALS patients in 24 counties in Northern and Central California. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for ALS patients, families, and caregivers; to promote community awareness and education about ALS, and to support efforts to find a cure. Our patient services include a durable medical equipment loan program including communication devices, monthly support meetings, a respite care program, nutritional supplements, transportation assistance, and a resource library that includes books, pamphlets, and videos about ALS. Some of our main volunteer opportunities include event planning, Pals for PALS program where we match up ALS patients with volunteers who help with anything from visiting to light housework/yardwork to running errands to helping with a specific project such as addressing holiday cards, equipment delivery/pick-up, and advocacy efforts. For more information please call our office at (916) 979-9265 or visit our website at www.alssac.org.

Keywords: Health, ALS, Lou Gehrig, Amyotrophic, Lateral, Sclerosis, ALSA, education, counseling, disabled persons

5. Boy Scouts of America, Golden Empire Council

Publications: http://www.gec-bsa.org/

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

Contact Person: Tyler Bonino
Phone: 9169291417 x108
Email: tyler.bonino@scouting.org
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, www.gec-bsa.org Keywords: disabled persons, mentor/tutor, environment

6. Braille and Talking Book Library (BTBL)

Publications: http://www.library.ca.gov/btbl/

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

Phone: 9163239843
Email: btbl@library.ca.gov
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

7. Canine Companions for Independence

Publications: www.cci.org

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

Phone: 7075771700
Email: info@cci.org

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 arent just the ears, hands and legs of their human partners. Theyre 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

8. 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

9. City of Sacramento, Access Leisure and Paralympic Sport Club of Sacramento

Publications: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Recreation/Access-Leisure

Address: 1000 I Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Michelle Tabarango
Contact's Position: Resource Specialist
Phone: 9168081205
Email: mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org
Hours: By Appointment Only

Descriptions: The mission of Access Leisure is to optimize quality of life and provide enhanced life experiences to people with disabilities through accessible recreation programs and services. Programs include a variety of recreational and competitive sports, social and leisure functions, and outdoor educational, and residential and day camping adventures. Keyword: recreation, disabled persons

10. Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center

Publications: http://www.deloro.org/

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, www.deloro.org

Keywords: disabled persons, legal, counseling

11. Developmental Disablities Service Organization

Publications: http://ddso.org/

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

Phone: 9164565166
Email: info@ddso.org

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

12. Easter Seals

Publications: http://www.easterseals.com/superior-ca/

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

13. Eskaton

Publications: http://www.eskaton.org/foundation/volunteer-opportunities.html

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

Contact Person: Darlene Cullivan
Contact's Position: Development Manager
Phone: 9163340810
Email: darlene.cullivan@eskaton.org
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

14. Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley, Inc.

Publications: https://www.goodwillsacto.org/

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, www.goodwill.org Keywords: disabled persons, education

15. Grassroots Campaigns

Publications: http://www.grassrootscampaigns.com/

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

Contact Person: Caitlyn Hughes or Hitesh Bussie
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164461100
Email: info@grassrootscampaigns.com

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

16. Head Start and Early Head Start Programs

Publications: http://headstart.seta.net/for-families/

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

17. Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center

Publications: http://www.horseplayriding.org/

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

Contact Person: Debra Cleveland
Phone: 7074478733
Email: horseplay.riding@gmail.com

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

18. Lutheran Social Services

Publications: http://lssnorcal.org/

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

Phone: 9164532900
Email: development@lssnorcal.org
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

19. Muscular Dystrophy Association

Publications: https://www.mda.org/

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

Contact Person: Volunteer Center
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 8005721717
Email: volunteerprogram@mdausa.org
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, https://www.mda.org/get-involved/become-a-volunteer. Keywords: Cmty Dev Phy Disab Camps Disabled Persons, youth

20. National Multiple Sclerosis Society Northern California

Publications: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/CAN/Volunteer/Volunteer-Opportunities

Address: 4225 Northgate Blvd, Suite 4, Sacramento, CA 95834
Contact Person: Mikaela Alvarado
Contact's Position: Volunteer Engagement Specialist
Phone: 5102679669
Email: mikaela.alvarado@nmss.org
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Descriptions: Volunteer your time and talents so our fundraising events can be executed well! Fundraising events like Walk MS, Bike MS: Waves to Wine need hundreds of volunteers to help with set up and break down, registration and information, food and beverage distribution, medical support, roadside assistance, 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. Keywords: volunteer groups, disabled persons, health, organizations

21. NorCal Center on Deafness Bookstore

Publications: http://www.norcalcenter.org/

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

Phone: 9163497500
Email: info@norcalcenter.org
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

22. Parkinson Association of Northern California

Publications: https://www.panctoday.org/

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

Phone: 9163576641
Email: panc@panctoday.org
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 Parkinsons 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 Parkinsons, those diagnosed with the disease can take steps to live well.

Keywords: health, disabled persons

23. Pine Tree Gardens

Publications: https://www.tpcp.org/programs/ptg/

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

24. Rebuilding Together Sacramento

Publications: http://www.rebuildingtogethersacramento.org/

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

Phone: 9164551880
Email: cgrip@rebuildingtogethersacramento.org
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

25. Sacramento County Regional Parks, Recreation and Open Space

Publications: http://www.sacparks.net/

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

Contact Person: Liz Bellas
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9168755925
Email: info@sacparks.net
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

26. Society for the Blind

Publications: http://www.societyfortheblind.org/

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

Contact Person: Chee Chang
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@societyfortheblind.org
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

27. Special Olympics Northern California

Publications: http://www.sonc.org/

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

Contact Person: Julie Rodriguez
Phone: 9163751930
Email: JulieR@sonc.org
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

28. Student Disability Center

Publications: http://sdc.ucdavis.edu/

Address: 54 Cowell Building
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Phone: 5307523184
Email: sdc@ucdavis.edu

Descriptions: Volunteer opportunities: The UC Davis Disability Resource Center provides services for students with permanent or temporary disabilities to ensure equal access to educational opportunities. Services include readers, notetakers, sign language and oral interpreters, taped textbooks, and other services, as appropriate for particular disabilities.

The DRC does not use volunteers, but it has an ongoing need for paid readers, notetakers, and communication assistants. These positions generally require a commitment for an entire academic quarter.

Keywords: PhyDisab Disabled Persons

29. Summer House

Publications: http://summerhouseinc.org/

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

Contact Person: Julie Kirby
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 5306622763
Email: juliekirby@summerhouseinc.org
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

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

Publications: www.UCPSacto.org

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

Contact Person: Steve Horton
Contact's Position: Director, Developing and Marketing
Phone: 9162838312
Email: shorton@ucpsacto.org
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