1. Achieving Positive Thinking Worldwide
Address: 5170 Golden Foothill Parkeway
City: El Dorado Hills State: CA Zip: 957629608
Contact Person: Yvette Kelley
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Descriptions: The mission of Achieving Positive Thinking Worldwide (APTW) is to improve mental wellness by teaching and educating people, especially women, who are dissatisfied, how to plan and to implement the skills and the confidence essential to make positive life choices by increasing employment and educational successes through proven positive thinking technique and strategies by providing positive thinking counseling, support from coaches and social workers, career mentoring, anger management classes, parenting enrichment groups, clothing for work and/or school, assistance with legal resources and a lifetime support network connecting to a community of positive thinkers.
Keywords: education, counseling, international, mental health, women
2. Born Free USA United with Animal Protection Institute
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm
Descriptions: Born Free believes that every individual animal matters. Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film Born Free, we work locally, nationally, and internationally on the conservation front-lines, in communities, classrooms, courtrooms, and the halls of Congress, to end wild animal cruelty and suffering and protect threatened wildlife. Born Free also operates the country's largest primate sanctuary, which is home to 532 monkeys, many rescued from abuse in roadside zoos and private ownership or retired from research.
Keywords: animals, legal, lobbying, environment, education, outreach
3. Californians For Drug-Free Youth
Address: 600 B Street, Suite 1450
City: San Diego State: CA Zip: 92101
Descriptions: CADFY is a 501(c)3, nonprofit substance abuse prevention organization working in collaboration with individuals, agencies and organizations to bring parents, youth, schools and communities together to build and promote safe and healthy communities.
CADFY works at the state, national and international levels to encourage policies that target illicit drug use and related problems, promote research-based prevention strategies and programs and create initiatives that support drug awareness and education.
Californians for Drug-Free Youth is an affiliate of the National Federation of Parents.
Volunteers are always welcome to assist with Red Ribbon Week and other educational activities to promote healthy, drug free lifestyles.
Keywords: Drugs Community Development, substance abuse
4. Circle K International at UC Davis
City: Davis / UC Davis State: Zip:
Hours: Wednesdays 6-7pm
Descriptions: Circle K International is a collegiate community service, leadership development, and friendship organization. Circle K clubs are organized and sponsored by a Kiwanis club on a college or university campus. It is a self-governing organization and elects its own officers, conducts its own meetings, and determines its own service activities.
There are over 12,600 members worldwide in 18 nations. On the district level, our clubs work within the boundaries of California, Nevada, and Hawaii to achieve common goals and service initiatives, to come together at conferences and conventions, and to do large scale service projects.
UC Davis Circle K was chartered on April 5, 1974 and remains one of the oldest Circle K clubs in the California-Nevada-Hawaii District. The club also works with other organizations on campus and in the community, including Tree Davis, Willett Elementary, Yolo County Food Bank, Davis Community Meals, Challah for Hunger, and more. New members are welcome to join any time during the year! We do service year-round, because service never sleeps! UC Davis Circle K is open to working with anyone, so if you need volunteers at an event or want to work with us, please come out to one of our meetings or visit our website.
Keywords: student organizations, volunteer groups
5. Crocker Art Museum
Address: 216 O Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814
Contact Person: Risa Burmich
Contact's Position: Education Assistant & Volunteer Coordinator
Hours: Tues-Sun 10AM-5PM, Thurs 10AM-9PM
Descriptions: The Crocker Art Museum features the world's foremost display of California art and is renowned for its holdings of European master drawings and international ceramics. The Crocker serves as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art and offers a diverse spectrum of exhibitions, events, and programs to augment its collections, including films, concerts, studio classes, lectures, children's activities, and more.
The Museum has also dedicated the historic building's entire first floor as an education center, which includes four classrooms, space for student and community exhibitions, the Gerald Hansen Library, and Tot Land. It is the only museum in the Sacramento region accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), a recognition given to fewer than 1,100 of the nation's 33,000 museums. AAM accreditation certifies that a museum operates according to standards set forth by the museum profession, manages its collections responsibly, and provides quality service to the public.
Keywords: cultural, art
6. Davis Farmers Market
Address: 228 B Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616
Contact Person: Maggie Dorsey
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Descriptions: The Davis Farmers Market, held at Central Park, 4th and C Streets in Davis on Wednesdays(4:30-8:30pm, Apr-Nov) and Saturdays (8am-1pm Year Round), provides the community an opportunity to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, garden starters, flowers, plants, honey, juice, herbs, garlic, organic produce, breads, pastries, seafood, cheeses and crafts from local vendors. "Picnic in the Park" Wednesdays feature an international food faire and live entertainment. In addition, DFM offers a number of special events Farmers Market days such as the Saturday Holiday Markets-Craft shows in December, and Fall Festival at the end of October. Please visit our website at www.davisfarmersmarket.org for more information.
7. Eco Volunteer UP
Address: Marsella E8-45 and Shyris
City: Quito State: Ecuador Zip: 5932
Contact Person: Maria Viteri
Contact's Position: Manager
Descriptions: Eco Volunteer UP was founded 20 years ago. It is an Ecuadorian organization has a range of a volunteer programs located in Ecuador - South America. It provides volunteer work placements in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, Coast, Amazon, Galapagos and in the disappearing Cloud Forest. It works with orphanages, a disabled children's school, day care centers, hospital and is also involved in ecological projects to conserve the Ecuadorian forest.
Ongoing volunteer projects include: Teaching English to the children and environmental education in cloud forest, Coast, Amazon, conservation project in cloud forest, Coast, Amazon and Galapagos, organic farm Galapagos, Cloud Forest and scientific research indifferent places, social projects as orphanage project, day care project, children with disabilities, Medical project in Quito.
Spanish Language: The Spanish classes run from 20 hours to up over two weeks or more weeks. For beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. The students can make their own flexible schedule.
We also provide Alternative Breaks, Summer Expeditions that includes volunteering and trips.
Keywords: cultural, youth, health, international
8. English Teacher Training College
Descriptions: The English Teacher Training College and Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a not-for-profit Austrian college with a dual mission: Firstly, as a college to provide a practical education in teacher training for Student Teachers from the English-speaking world based solely on the candidate's academic merit. Secondly, as a charity outreach, to promote language learning, cultural exchange and foster understanding between English-speaking countries and Austria by bringing hundreds of teachers from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, America, Canada, Northern Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia into Austrian classrooms to reach every child with a free English project by the year 2020.
Teaching young learners in Austrian schools, Applying the active learning approach to teaching children and youth the English language, Free accommodation, food vouchers and ground transportation provided
Keywords: teaching, abroad, education, teacher training, international
Address: 69 Bograshov
City: Tel Aviv State: Israel Zip:
Contact Person: Daniella
Contact's Position: Content Manager
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 8:00AM - 3:00 PM GMT
Descriptions: GoEco is a leading eco-tourism company with over 150 marine conservation, animal conservation, environmental, community aid, medical and teaching volunteer opportunities abroad! GoEco promotes award-winning programs that are carefully chosen by the company's founding sustainable travel experts. Programs are available in 40 countries, and many long-term and research-based programs can qualify for academic credit.
Keywords: volunteer, volunteer abroad, community service, international, wildlife conservation, marine conservation, marine biology, medicine, teach English abroad, environmental volunteering
Pre-defined searches: animals, education, environment, health, international, volunteer groups, women, youth
10. Grassroots Campaigns
Address: 2400 22nd St #230
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818
Contact Person: Caitlyn Hughes or Hitesh Bussie
Contact's Position: Director
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
11. International House Davis
Address: 10 College Park
City: Davis State: California Zip: 95616
Contact Person: Shahzana Ali
Contact's Position: Volunteer and Visitor Experience Coordinator
Hours: Regular Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Descriptions: International House Davis (I-House) connects people, experience, and perspective within a global framework. Our organization is supported through membership, and the vast majority of our events and programs are made possible because of our amazing volunteers. Volunteers also help us with scanning, organizing & archiving files, updating our website, outreach, research & other general daily operations.
Our organization is a great place for students to gain experience and get an insight into the operations of a nonprofit.
*Please note: Summer hours are 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Keywords: Cultural, International, Volunteer Group, Events.
12. Love Volunteers
City: Auckland State: New Zealand Zip:
Contact Person: Nicole
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Descriptions: Love Volunteers provides fun, rewarding, safe and affordable volunteering opportunities in developing countries around the world. We offer not for profit programs fees and flexible volunteer placements from one week to six months. Whether you have a passion for teaching, construction, medical work, helping children or the elderly, helping people living with HIV/AIDS, animal welfare or conservation we have a volunteer abroad program that will suit you - and probably one in each continent.
Love Volunteers is owned by CCUSA, but is run out of New Zealand. Please contact the email listed above or click on the webiste link if you have any questions.
13. Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Address: 1226 Vermont Ave NW
City: Washington State: DC Zip: 20005
Contact Person: Elizabeth Flomo
Contact's Position: Program Operations Manager
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
14. MIND Institute
Address: 2825 50th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95817
Email: See description
Descriptions: The MIND (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) Institute is an international, multidisciplinary research organization, committed to excellence, collaboration and hope, striving to understand the causes and develop better treatments and ultimately cures for neurodevelopmental disorders. Standing shoulder to shoulder, families, scientists, physicians, educators, and administrators are working together to unlock the mysteries of the mind.
Neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, fragile X syndrome and learning disorders are increasingly recognized. It is likely that you know an individual with one of these disorders. At the M.I.N.D. Institute, the "race is on" to identify the causes and develop better treatments, interventions, and preventions for the neurodevelopmental disorders that affect children and families around the world.
Volunteer Services of the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute serves the patients, research participants, families, volunteers, staff and community of UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute and complements the patient care delivery system by providing unique and innovative services and opportunities.
Volunteers work an average of four hours each week for a minimum period of four to six months, depending on the assignment and must be 16 years of age. Because staff relies on volunteers, as they would any other member of their team, volunteers are expected to honor their commitment and inform their departmental supervisor of absences for illness or vacation.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, please contact one of the following volunteer coordinators:
To discuss becoming a Child Life Volunteer, contact: Caitlin French, Child Life Specialist, 916-734-6454
To discuss becoming a Research Clinic Volunteer, contact: Brenda Shelton, 916-703-0343
To discuss becoming a Resource Center Volunteer, contact: Steve Ruder, 916-703-0227 or email@example.com
15. Opening Doors, Inc.
Address: 2118 K Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816
Contact Person: Donelle Swain
Contact's Position: Intern and Volunteer Coordinator
Descriptions: Our mission is to empower refugees, immigrants, human trafficking survivors, and underserved Sacramento area residents to achieve self-sufficiency by accessing opportunities to mainstream economic and social systems. We do this by providing safe places, skills development, business loans, and connections to community resources, assisting our clients to build financial and personal assets while maintaining their cultural identity and individual goals.
We are located in midtown Sacramento and have been helping refugees and immigrants for over 18 years.
Position availabilities include:
Interns will focus on programs aimed at asset building and/or microenterprise and microfinance. They will assist refugees, immigrants, and underserved Sacramento area residents in gaining financial independence and succeeding in a challenging economy. Candidates are expected to learn about community outreach, microfinance, and small business development and/or assets development. We are looking for individuals that can work independently, with excellent written and communication skills, and preferably bilingual.
Case Management Intern:
Interns work with Refugees or Survivors of Human Trafficking and gain casework skills as well as advocacy experience. Additionally, interns are exposed to the social welfare system and are taught how to manage client cases. Interns will also be exposed to numerous opportunities to strengthen language skills and further multi-cultural awareness. Applicants must be able to deal with confidential information, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and be preferably bilingual.
Interns in this position work closely with the Deputy Director to develop and maintain external organization communications. Interns will have the primary responsibility for maintaining the agency's website and social networking pages and gain first-hand experience working on crafting agency messages and delivering them through various avenues. We are looking for individuals with experience website development and Dreamweaver, and excellent attention to detail.
Grant Writing Intern:
Interns will play a key role in furthering the Opening Doors' development efforts. They will learn grant writing basics, research funding opportunities and work with staff to write grant proposals. Applicants will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently, and a willingness to learn the basics of grant writing.
Volunteer Management Intern:
Coordinator works with interns and volunteers who come from a wide range of backgrounds. Intersns with this position assist developing the internship program and should be willing to take initiatibe and work collaboratively with a number of agency teams. For more information go to http://openingdoorsinc.org/currentinternopenings_whatyoucando.php#VolunteerManagement
Immigration Legal Services Intern:
Interns report to the Director of Immigration Legal Services and assist with case management and outreach. The ILS intern will also be responsible for managing the everyday operations of the ILS program and maintaining an understanding of program objectives and immigration services offered by Opening Doors. Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken Spanish, possess excellent verbal communication skills, and be willing to work in fast-paced environment.
Money Work$ Program Intern:
Interns assist staff in outreach to target communities with information about the MoneyWork$ program. They also assist with curriculum adjustments, class preparation, review of participants' homework, and the maintenance of class records and participation. Interns gain a real world understanding of personal finances as they work closely with clients and come to know their issues, difficulties, and successes. Interns also gain valuable writing, communicati
16. Outreach 360
Address: 7954 West Fetlock trail
City: Peoria State: AZ Zip: 85383
Contact Person: Bryan Linck
Contact's Position: Vice President
Hours: 8am-9pm EDT
Descriptions: Every day of the year, Outreach360 empowers children to overcome the limitations of poverty through our dynamic education programs fueled by our creative and enthusiastic volunteers. We believe in bringing people together and harvesting the power of collective human potential to transform the world. But, lasting change doesn't happen overnight! It happens when passionate volunteers come together and work to create a better future for all. At Outreach360, we create a safe, affordable, and exciting way for college teams and summer interns to join our cause in transforming the world and giving children a life of choice.
Keywords: international, education, youth
17. 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
18. PERIOD at UC Davis
City: Davis / UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616
Contact Person: Annie Wang
Hours: M-F 9AM-6PM
Descriptions: PERIOD at UC Davis is the local Davis chapter of PERIOD, and international non-profit destigmatizing, celebrating, and improving access to menstrual hygiene through Education, Service, and Advocacy. Our UC Davis chapter are currently working on our Free the Period initiative to secure free menstrual products to students in bathrooms campus-wide, and eventually University of California system-wide, because they are basic necessities like toilet paper and soap. We create educational workshops and campaigns to combat the stigma against periods and we also collaborate with local non-profit organizations to distribute menstrual products to communities in need. Visit our website for volunteer sign-up opportunities!
Keywords: Education, Health, Media, Outreach, Volunteer Groups, Women
19. Rotary Club of Davis
Address: PO Box 185
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616
Contact Person: Bill Hollingshead
Contact's Position: Polio Eradication Chairman
Descriptions: The main objective of Rotary is service in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is Service Above Self. We are looking for students and student organizations to volunteer for local and international service projects.
Keywords: International, youth, hunger, education, environment, education
20. Sahaya International
Address: 1504 Portola Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616
Contact Person: Koen Van Rompay
Descriptions: Sahaya International consists of a network of friends who volunteer their time to build awareness and support of healthcare, education, environmental and socio-economic grassroots programs in developing countries.
Keywords: education, environment, outreach
Address: 319 Martingale Drive
City: Old Hickory State: TN Zip: 37138
Contact Person: Jessica Younker
Contact's Position: Travel4Souls Coordinator
Descriptions: The mission of Soles4Souls is to collect shoes and give them to people in need. We do this across the US and around the world. Throughout the year we take groups down to our communities in Haiti, Tanzania, Jamaica, Honduras, and Costa Rica to distribute shoes. We do this to regularly connect with our international partners in person and so that people can directly participate in our service project while experiencing life in a part of the world they might never visit. Soles4Souls collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of abject suffering and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Soles4Souls' other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls, provide the same relief and support through clothing and other necessities.
22. Soroptimist International of Women
Address: 415 Second St.
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616
Contact Person: Maggie Memmott Walsh
Contact's Position: President
Descriptions: Soroptimist International is a global women's organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls. The heart of Soroptimist's mission is to make a difference for women and children through volunteer service to the community. Projects are carefully chosen to address challenges unique to women and children today, from providing women with routine medical care and funding domestic violence shelters, to sponsoring career development programs for girls and tutoring women in literacy and basic job skills.
Keyword: Women/ Children
23. 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
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
24. Universal Giving
Address: 560 Sutter Street
City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94102
Contact Person: Hyuna Lee
Contact's Position: University Lead
Descriptions: Universal Giving is a social entrepreneurship non-profit dedicated to increasing international giving and volunteering. We are a San Francisco based organization that was established in 2002 by founder and CEO Pamela Hawley. We currently have 10 employees. Our free web-based service ensures that donors and volunteers find the right opportunity, in the right country, right now! Through our customized search box, you can search for an opportunity by a country (i.e. Afghanistan) and/or a focus (i.e. Education & Literacy), and Universal Giving provides a list of fun and exciting opportunities for you.
Keywords: International, volunteer groups
Address: 501 Silverside Road, Suite 105
City: Wilmington State: Delaware Zip: 19809
Contact Person: Nathaniel Amponsah
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Descriptions: uVolunteer specializes in providing volunteer work placements in Costa Rica, Ghana and Thailand. Our service learning projects include Teaching, Care & Community, Construction, Environment and Animal Conservation.
Our program promotes change and provides direction and purpose for our participants. Additional benefits are cultural insight, adventure and a safe environment for independent, female and student travellers.
Keywords: animals, education, environment, international, organizations
Publications: https://www.visionsglobalempowerment.org/, Facebook: Visions~UC Davis Chapter
Contact Person: Venita Sivamani
Contact's Position: Coordinator
Descriptions: Visions is a global nonprofit organization serving youth and communities through education. We work to enable students, teachers, schools, and non-governmental organizations to become self-sufficient and capable of participating as leaders in today's society. Volunteers frequently travel to Sri Lanka and India to work with youth, to implement projects, and to support local non-profit organizations. Visions is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the U.S.
The Visions Chapter at UC Davis constitutes a group of students committed to eradicating inequality. We hold regular board meetings, outreach events, and fundraisers. We are looking for motivated members and volunteers interested in service, leadership, and international education to join our team.
Keywords: Non profit, youth, education, travel, international