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1. 4 Directions Farm


Address: 7388 Brandon Road
City: Shingle Springs State: CA Zip: 95682

Contact Person: Quynn Meyers-Keller
Contact's Position: Marketing and Outreach Manager
Phone: 9163379993

Descriptions: 4 Directions Farm is a nonprofit vocational farm certified by the California State Department of Education. Our program is an agricultural and horticultural academy designed for students pursuing a high school education. We blend vocational opportunities with standardized curriculum to provide students an applied academic experience. Through our program, these individuals are able to participate in meaningful work that instills them with a sense of value. This motivating and stimulating alternative is facilitated in an outdoor natural environment to promote education in an applied setting. One of the program's most valuable outcomes for our students is an understanding of product development and marketable job skill sets. They are instilled with valuable vocational skills that they can carry for the rest of their lives, but more importantly, they are instilled with the power of self-worth and self-advocacy. Description of Volunteer Service: Volunteers would assist students in farm tasks such as sheering alpacas, feeding/watering animals, planting crops, tending fields, and providing project suggestions based on student abilities. Please note that volunteers will be working with students with special needs. Keywords: animals, youth

2. Asian Pacific Community Counseling


Address: 7273 14th Avenue, Suite 120B
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95820

Contact Person: Sue Chow
Contact's Position: Clinical Program Manager
Phone: 9163836783
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Descriptions: Asian Pacific Community Counseling utilizes a multicultural and multilingual framework in providing mental health counseling, youth diversion programs, tobacco and drug education, and community social services to the Asian Pacific Islander community in Sacramento County. Volunteers are needed to gather materials for workshops, fundraising events, youth activities and outreach programs. They will acquire knowledge of co-counseling and individual mental health counseling and will assist office administrative / clerical work. Bilingual students in the fields of psychology and sociology are preferred. Volunteers must show sensitivity to individuals from multi-ethnic communities and have the initiative to learn new tasks. Keywords: Mental Health, Counseling, Youth, outreach, health

3. Bayanihan Clinic


Address: 923 V St.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958181331

Phone: 9168331112
Hours: Saturdays 9am-12pm

Descriptions: The mission of Bayanihan Clinic is to provide culturally and linguistically sensitive primary care to the underserved population, particularly, the Filipino World War II Veterans and the the uninsured population in Sacramento and surrounding communities.

The Tagalog (one of many Filipino dialects) word, "Bayanihan", was chosen as the clinic's name to capture two essences of the clinic:
1. Bayanihan, when translated from Tagalog into English means "a collective group of people working together towards a common goal"
2. Bayani, which is the literal term for "heroes" recognizes the focus of the clinic's target population, the Filipino WWII Veterans.

Keywords: Health, Clinic, Veterans, Filipino

4. BPSOS Center for Community Advancement, Inc.


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

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

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

5. California State Parks - Gold Rush District


Address: 101 J Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Carol McNelley
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164457373
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Reservations and information for state parks and campgrounds. State Indian Museum 2618 K Street, Sacramento (916) 324-0971 - Joann Helmich Museum of California Indian life. Museum collection is displayed in groupings to help the visitors understand the different aspects of California Indian life, both past and present. Baskets and basket making, the family, hunting and gathering, and Ishi are among the themes displayed in the museum. Governor's Mansion State Historic Park 1520 H Street, Sacramento (916) 323-3047 Guided tours of the Historic Governor's Mansion. Sutter's Fort State Historic Park 2701 L Street, Sacramento (916) 445-4422 Tours of Sutter's Fort. For more information, Keywords: environment, cultural

6. Capitol Area Indian Resources, Incorporated


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

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

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

7. Center for Sacramento History


Address: 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95811

Contact Person: Leah Castro
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9168087072
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Founded in 1953, the Center is funded by the City and County of Sacramento and is the repository and research center for the City and County historic collections. These collections are held in the public trust and reflect the many aspects of the social, political, geographic, and cultural history of the Sacramento region. Through a memorandum of understanding, the Center works with the nonprofit Sacramento History Alliance (SHA) to facilitate programming and exhibitions at the Sacramento History Museum (SHM). Volunteers and interns assist Center staff with a variety of projects. The Center seeks out committed volunteers with backgrounds or work experience in museums, libraries, or archives, and attempts to accept applications from all who wish to apply. Highly desirable skills for our volunteers include data entry, carpentry, graphic design, photography, and scanning. Our interns generally come from graduate programs in History, Public History, Library Sciences, and Museum Studies. Keywords: cultural, museum, archive, photography, data entry, graphic design

8. Clinica Tepati


Address: 1820 J Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip:

Hours: 7 AM - 4 PM Every Saturday

Descriptions: Since 1974, Clinica Tepati has been a non-profit, student-run clinic that provides free primary health care services to the uninsured population of Sacramento and the surrounding area. The clinic was founded by a highly motivated group of Chicano/Latino students to address the need for culturally sensitive care for the undeserved population of Sacramento. Today, it continues to fulfill this mission through the dedication of UC Davis undergraduates, medical students and the generosity of physicians and supporters. Together we are able to care for over one thousand patients each year.

Keywords: health, student organizations

9. College Horizons/Cal-SOAP


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

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

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

10. Cordova Senior Center

Address: 3480 Routier Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Sal Arrigo
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9163663133
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Referral and supportive service. Financial counseling, telephone reassurance, blood pressure testing, legal services, recreation/cultural services, bus trips, adult education classes and respite care. For more information, Keywords: health, recreation

11. 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

12. County Council - Green Party of Yolo County


Address: PO BOX 74
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Contact Person: Rodney Robinson
Contact's Position: Chairperson
Phone: 5307571633
Email: See website

Descriptions: Information from The Green Party's website: We have a distinctive political ideology that stands alongside other ideologies, such as socialism, capitalism, liberalism, or communitarians. Ours is historically placed, new and still being written, and the fastest growing, worldwide movement seen in the second half of the 20th Century. It is scientifically supportable, not just a romantic utopian vision, and is relevant to all classes, all ideologies, and all nations of the world. The Green Party calls for a complete restructuring of social, cultural, and political life, especially in the developed countries. It seeks to broaden the ideological debate presented by the dominant political parties, who frame their arguments in terms of a linear capitalist system, to include a holistic systems approach to recourse allocation, waste reduction, and democratic principles. The Green Party stands in direct challenge to those who say there is no alternative to our current economic system. We believe if there is to be a future, it will have to be Green. Keywords: organizations

13. Crocker Art Museum


Address: 216 O Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Lial Jones
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9162645423
Hours: Tues-Sun 10-5pm; Thurs10-9pm

Descriptions: The Crocker Art Museum is the first public art museum west of the Mississippi and features dramatic Victorian and light-filled contemporary galleries filled with Old Master drawings, a 19th Century California painting collection, as well as distinguished collections of Eastern art, sculpture, craft, and decorative arts. Keywords: cultural

14. Cross Cultural Center


Address: One Shields Avenue
City: Davis / UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Michelle
Phone: 5307524287

Descriptions: The Cross-Cultural Center (CCC) supports and advocates for the institutional goal of campus diversity. Our work fosters understanding of and appreciation for the cultures, traditions and histories reflected in the campus community. We sponsor multicultural arts and educational programs, symposia, workshops, seminars, lectures, exhibits and performances; develops and funds opportunities for undergraduates to enhance their leadership potential. The CCC serves as a community center for the students, faculty and staff at UC Davis. It provides a safe space for community members to explore themselves as well as learn about other races and cultures. We also have for public use an extensive library of reading materials by faculty and noted authors in the area of multiculturalism. EVERYONE is welcome at the CCC! Keywords: cultural

15. Davis Art Center


Address: 1919 F Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Stacey Vetter
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 5307564100Ex12
Hours: M-F, 9-3

Descriptions: Davis Art Center is a non-profit cultural center. Its services include: An exhibition gallery showing the work of regional and local artists. Group tours can be scheduled. Classes: art classes and workshops for all ages in drawing, painting, oil, acrylic, watercolor, weaving, ceramics, photography, theater, music, dance (jazz, tap, ballet, modern, Irish step dancing), and creative writing. See the current catalog for a complete schedule and more information. Performing Arts and Special Events: the center sponsors local drama, dance, and musical groups, and regularly schedules workshops, art lectures, concerts, and family festivals. Special events include the Holiday Arts and Craft Sale. There is a monthly reception for new artists in the Gallery. All events are open to the public. Volunteers are especially useful in two main areas: 1. Work in the Art Center office to help with class registration, phone calls, etc.2. Work with the Center's community events staff to help set up for receptions, sales, or gallery exhibits, etc. The Center provides training as necessary. Keywords: Recr Educ, recreation, cultural

16. Davis Farm to School


Contact's Position: Davis Farm to School Program Coordinator
Phone: 5302195859
Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesday afternoons, Thursdays

Descriptions: The mission of Davis Farm to School is to create an educational and cultural environment in our schools that connects food choices with personal health, community, farms, and land.

Founded in 2000, Davis Farm to School supports the Davis Joint Unified School District in its goals of increasing farm fresh foods in school food offerings, reducing solid waste through a comprehensive district recycling program and providing educational opportunities to students and staff through garden-based learning, local farm visits and volunteer/teacher workshops. Davis Farm to School strives to engage the local community by organizing community outreach events and forging lasting partnerships.

Keywords: farm, school, food, education, health, community

17. Davis Stake Family History Center

Address: 850 Pioneer Avenue
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Shirley Mcneece
Phone: 5306621538
Hours: Tues 1-9pm; Wed 9-1pm; Thurs 1-9pm

Descriptions: We render support and assistance for those people wishing to research their families. We have many resources (microforms and books) on site and can draw on the resources at main library in Salt Lake City. Volunteers accepted; training provided. Must have ability to use computers, basic knowledge of genealogical research, skills working with people. Keywords: cultural

18. Eco Volunteer UP


Address: Marsella E8-45 and Shyris
City: Quito State: Ecuador Zip: 5932

Contact Person: Maria Viteri
Contact's Position: Manager
Phone: 593998334489
Hours: 8am-5pm

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 Galpagos, 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

19. El Hogar Mental Health and Community Service Center


Address: 3780 Rosin Court, Suite 110
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95834

Phone: 9164410226
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm, W 8am-6pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: A multidisciplinary team of mental health care professionals providing culturally sensitive mental health services to seriously and persistently mentally ill clients. Services include medication supportive services, mental health supportive services, social rehabilitation groups, referrals and linkages in community. Keywords: mental health

20. English Teacher Training College


Address: Bahnhofstraße 13 4655 Vorchdorf Austria
Contact Person: Andrew Hunter
Contact's Position: Admissions Officer

Descriptions: Description of organization: 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. Volunteer duties: 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

21. Forever Young Child Care Centers


Address: 1209 P Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Selina Tyson
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164464246

Descriptions: Small center for 20 infants. Childproof environment. Curriculum stresses independence, freedom of movement and cooperation; uses philosophy of Resources for Infant Educators (RIE). Emphasizes participatory learning in a multi-cultural and non-sexist environment. The Forever Young Center Care Preschool is located at 1209 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. For more information call 916-446-4246 Keywords: youth, cultural

22. Gorman Museum


Address: 1316 Hart Hall, UCD
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Veronica Passalacqua
Contact's Position: Museum Curator
Phone: 5307526567
Hours: Mon-Fri 12-5pm

Descriptions: The C.N. Gorman Museum is a portal for Indigenous and non-Indigenous visionaries. Exhibiting artists challenge critical issues of borders, stereotypes, and identity by speaking eloquently through their artistic medium of choice. Founded in 1973 by the Department of Native American Studies, the C.N. Gorman Museum is named in honor of retired faculty member, Carl Nelson Gorman, Navajo artist, WWII code-talker, cultural historian, and advocate for Native peoples. It is in his honor that we encourage an understanding of Indigenous protocol, territories and knowledge. Keywords: cultural

23. 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

24. Heidrick Ag History Center


Address: 1962 Hays Lane
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Iulia Bodeanu
Contact's Position: Membership Coordinator
Phone: 5306669700
Hours: Tus-Sun 10-5pm

Descriptions: The Heidrick AG History Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing people's understanding and appreciation of the rich heritage of agriculture and transportation. Our mission is to protect, preserve and educate through our one-of-a-kind collections of antique trucks and tractors, which is the largest of its kind in California. Our museum exhibits honor the regions agricultural and transportation heritage, which makes us a destination for visitors from all over the world. Within our 130,000 square-foot facility we house two of the largest collections of antique farming and transportation equipment, the Fred C. Heidrick Antique Ag collection and the Hays Antique Truck collection. We offer educational opportunities for students interested in careers in education, museums, non-profit organizations, history, and agriculture. Keywords: cultural

25. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


Address: 327 College Street Suite 106
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Art Aguilar
Contact's Position: President
Phone: 5306665335

Descriptions: Promotes business activities and interests of Hispanic community members. Provides information to general public. Mailing address: PO Box 1232 Woodland, CA 95776 Keywords: cultural

26. Immigration Law Clinic of UC Davis School of Law


Address: UC Davis School of Law, Clinical Legal Education
City: Davis State: CA Zip:

Phone: 5307526942

Descriptions: Volunteers are needed for Spanish to English translation and interpretation in order to assist attorneys and law students in their representation of immigrants. No experience in law is required and all training will br provided. Volunteers much agree to maintain client confidentiality. Work will be conducted at the clinic near the UC Davi campus or telephonically. Schedule is flexible and need is on-going. Keywords: cultural, legal

27. Italian Cultural Society


Address: Sierra II Community Center, 2791 24th Street, Room 13
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818

Contact Person: William Cerruti
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164825900

Descriptions: Promotes the Italian-American heritage and values in American life and a sense of Italian community identity. Ciao Italia program offers cultural and language classes for children first through eighth grade. AMICI program organizes volunteers to visit elderly Italians living in rest homes. Italian-American library, translation services, radio and TV programs, Italian film series, lecture series, concerts, and travel and exchange programs. Gioventu Italiana: a social group for Italian Americans in their twenties and thirties and their friends. Balliamo: a performing folk dance troupe. The Bambini Dancers: a folk dance troupe for children ages 3-13. I Cantatori: an Italian choir Danza Italiana: a folk dance group for teens 13-19 Operates the Italian Language School of Sacramento with classes from beginning through advanced levels and Italian for travelers classes. The Cultural Center has a permanent display of rare photographs portraying the history of the Italian-American community in Sacramento. For more information, Keywords: youth, cultural

28. Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region

Publications: Monthly newspaper,

Address: 2351 Wyda Way
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Phyllis Cohen
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164860906
Hours: M-Thurs 8:30-5pm. Fri 8:30-3:30pm

Descriptions: Community organization, planning and coordination, community relations, publicity, allocations, social services and fundraising. Activities for all ages, including community events in conjunction with Jewish Community Center. Keywords: Cultural

29. La Familia Counseling Center


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

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

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

30. My Sister's House


Address: 3053 Freeport Blvd # 120
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818

Contact Person: Jasmeen Kairam
Contact's Position: Communications and Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9169300626
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Descriptions: To serve Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training, and community services. Keywords: women, youth, outreach

31. Opening Doors, Inc.


Address: 2118 K Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Donelle Swain
Contact's Position: Intern and Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164922591

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:

Business Intern:
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.

Communications Intern:
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 agencys 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

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, communication, and excel skills.

Keywords: international

32. River City High School


Address: 1100 Clarendon Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95691

Contact Person: Don Allen
Contact's Position: Counselor
Phone: 9163757800

Descriptions: River City High School is a comprehensive high school in culturally diverse West Sacramento with a student enrollment of approximately 1300 students. River City was selected by the state of California as one of its "Distinguished Schools" during the 95-96 school year. In addition to a full range of academic coursework, River City offers a career path program called REACH and Tech Prep academy in Engineering and technology which features a project driven integrated curriculum. Teacher assistants and tutors are needed to help in a variety of classroom experiences including facilitating group projects, working with students individually and possible presenting information to the class at the discretion of individual teachers. Keywords: youth, education

33. Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science


Address: 392 Old Davis Rd, Sensory Building
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Stephanie Shimada
Contact's Position: Director, Event Programming
Phone: 5307524180

Descriptions: In 2001, iconic California vintner Robert Mondavi made a personal gift of $25 million to the University of California, Davis to establish the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. More than a decade later, this generous gift forms the cornerstone of a $100 million state-of-the-art facility that is home to two world-renowned academic departments, Viticulture and Enology, and Food Science and Technology, as well as the UC Davis Olive Center and the Honey and Pollination Center. The institute houses the only LEED Platinum winery, brewery and food-processing facility in the world, and serves as the gateway between UC Davis and a broad community of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, industry professionals and technologists engaged in all dimensions of food, beer and wine-related activities. Keywords: food science, wine, viticulture, agriculture, evironmental science, enology

34. Sacramento Cemetery Committee


Address: 1000 Broadway
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818

Contact Person: Judy Isinger
Contact's Position: VolunteerPresident
Phone: 9166856634
Hours: M-Sun 7-5pm

Descriptions: Thousands of early settlers are buried here, representing the history and cultural diversity of Sacramento. Includes the Mortuary Chapel, built in 1893 to keep remains pending burial arrangements and now houses the official records of the cemetery. The Old Cemetery Committee provides tours, starting at 10am and conducted on most weekends May through September. Keywords: organizations

35. Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center


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

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

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

36. Sacramento County Regional Parks, Recreation and Open Space


Address: 3711 Branch Center Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Kathi Barber
Phone: 9163810246
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: A countywide system of regional parks, golf courses and open space areas. Performs maintenance and operational duties for all County park facilities and design and implements recreation programs, special events, and large group picnic services. Programs that use volunteers: Effie Yeaw Nature Center (916) 489-4918 Carmichael Regional nature center and 77-acre nature study area along the American River with special emphasis on the natural and cultural history of the Sacramento Region. American River Natural History Association (916) 657-4620 Carmichael Supports the Effie Yeaw Center and assists with educational tours, programs, museum exhibits, and publications about the Effie Yeaw Center and the American River Parkway. Therapeutic Recreation Services - Recreation for People with Disabilities (916) 381-0255 Service provided at parks, community centers and other sites throughout the community. Therapeutic recreation programs for people with mental, physical, sensory, developmental and emotional impairments or special needs. Keywords: environment, disabled persons, mental health

37. Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission


Address: 2030 Del Paso Blvd.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Erika Kraft
Contact's Position: Arts Education Coordinator
Phone: 9165663983
Hours: M-F8-5pm

Descriptions: Arts programming for general public; manages over 300 youth arts education programs (during school, after school, and in neighborhood centers). Youth programs deal with anti-graffiti, teen pregnancy, environmental, anti-gang, anti-substance abuse, and cross cultural issues. Keywords: youth, women, environment, substance abuse, cultural

38. Southeast Asian Assistance Center


Address: 5625 24th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Laura Leonelli
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164211036
Hours: M-F 8:30-noon, 12:30-5pm

Descriptions: Mental Health Program assists the Russian, Southeast Asian and Ukranian populations in obtaining and utilizing mental health services. Community organization, community training and community client contact services. Assists other agencies in case conferences, problem solving and consultation on Southeast Asian, Russian and Ukranian population and cultures. Language translation, cultural interpretation, crisis intervention, pre-assessment of client needs, supportive informal counseling, information and referral, case consultation/problem solving, facilitation to direct services, home visits and office visits. Drug abuse prevention and education program for minority youth and adults includes workshops, home visits, and access to substance abuse treatment programs. Keywords: mental health, couseling, cultural

39. Student Recruitment Retention Center


Address: Student Community Center
City: Davis / UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Mayra Lamas
Contact's Position: Collective Administrative Director

Descriptions: The Student Recruitment Retention Center is a student-run, student-initiated organization on campus. It is an organization that works for educational equity through recruitment and retention efforts in leadership development. Retention is putting on workshops on campus on time management or other issues relevant to retention, providing general support, or providing a social environment conducive for specific communities.In recruitment, the SRRC does outreach trips to high schools, middle schools and community colleges to get students ready for higher education and encourage them to apply. The SRRC encompases many programs that work to assist students, SAFE (Southeast Asians Furthering Education), Bridge (Pilipino/a), GAAAP (Graduate Academic Acheivement Advocacy Program), NEUE (Natives Empowering Unity through Education), Yikal Kuyum (Latino/a), Collective (all encompassing/Transfer), and ACE (African Diaspora Cultivating Education), working with these programs you will be working in a multi-cultural environment. In addition to putting on workshops, you can find experience with graphic design, campus tours, and even help in a video publicity project. These various programs also put on various leadership retreats to empower and encourage students to be active in their community. Because the SRRC is student-run, there is much freedom in how you decide you want to do things, as you can design your own internship. Or you can work closely with an intern to find other practical experience. Specific experiences can be tailored. You can also gain experience in writing budgets and proposals, and you can intern/volunteer anywhere from a quarter to a year. Yearly internships are paid through a stipend. Volunteers and Interns can work anywhere from a quarter to a year. Applications are received all year, and hiring is at different times for each program. For more information, contact us at the SRRC and refer to our website at

40. Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento


Address: 2825 Capitol Ave
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Phone: 9168874377
Hours: 8am-4pm

Descriptions: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) volunteers offer their time and talents to serve, touching the lives of our patients, visitors, and staff. Approximately 500 volunteers (women, men, college students, retirees, and work professionals), representing diverse economic and cultural backgrounds, dedicate their time and energy to volunteering at SMCS. Their devotion and service is vital to both the community and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento patients and families. For more information, call Volunteer Services at 916-887-4377 or email to Keywords: health, emergency

41. uVolunteer


Address: 501 Silverside Road, Suite 105
City: Wilmington State: Delaware Zip: 19809

Contact Person: Nathaniel Amponsah
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 13022412159
Hours: 9am-5pm

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

42. Volunteer Center of Sacramento


Address: 915 I Street, 2nd Floor Department of Human Resources/Administration
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Mary Lynn Perry
Contact's Position: Community Resource Coordinator
Phone: 9165673100
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: Recruits and refers individuals and groups who want to volunteer to health, welfare, cultural, educational, governmental and civic organizations. Keyword: Volunteer groups

43. Yolo County Historical Museum - Gibson House


Address: 512 Gibson Road
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: James C. Glica-Hernandez
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 5306661045
Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-3pm

Descriptions: Yolo County Historical Museum is dedicated to the preservation and sharing of Yolo County history. Volunteer opportunities include history center activities, educational programming, collection maintenance, grounds maintenance, docent work, and gardening. Keywords: cultural

44. YoloArts


Contact Person: Danielle Thomas
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 5304064844

Descriptions: YoloArts is a non-profit organization, founded in 1981 as a recommendation of the Yolo County Cultural Plan to further the arts and culture of the county. YoloArts mission is to cultivate and advocate support for all the arts, to participate in advancement of arts education in ours schools and community, and to foster communication among artists, business, education, government, and the residents of Yolo County. Keywords: education