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1. 4 Directions Farm

Publications: 4directionsfarm.org

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
Email: qmeyers@4directionsfarm.org

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. Adopt-a-Park Program, City of Davis

Publications: http://cityofdavis.org/city-hall/police-department/volunteer-program/adopt-a-park-program

Address: 1818 5th Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Kellie Vitaich
Contact's Position: Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Phone: 5307475419
Hours: M-R 7-5P

Descriptions: The Adopt-A-Park Program allows individuals and groups to assist in the care of parks, greenbelts, and other open spaces. Projects include litter pickup, tree planting, graffiti removal, table painting and more. (see brochure) Human Corps has contacted this agency and volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis. Interested parties may respond one or two incidents per year to as many as twenty depending on the level of motivation. Groups are especially welcomed. Keywords: environment, volunteer groups

3. Avian Rescue Corporation

Publications: http://www.avianrescuecorp.org/

Address: 1212 Saint Elizabeth Ct.
City: Concord State: CA Zip: 94518

Contact Person: Ron Howard
Contact's Position: President
Phone: 9256862350
Email: avianrescuecorp@gmail.com
Hours: 11AM-6PM

Descriptions: Companion birds are one of the preferred pets in the USA. Not all pets receive good care and a loving home. Established in 2001, Avian Rescue Corporation (ARC) has expanded to rescuing and providing a sanctuary for all types of birds. Thousand of birds are abandoned or lost annually; ARC provides care and rehabilitation until ARC can find them a new and caring home. Domesticated birds have little to no chance of survival in the wild. ARC has helped hundreds of birds by picking them up from animal shelters and individuals that can no longer provide a good home for their birds. At any one time, there are over 200 birds in the ARC system. Keywords: environment, animals, birds, rescue

4. Born Free USA United with Animal Protection Institute

Publications: http://www.bornfreeusa.org/

Address: mailing: P.O. Box 22505
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Wendy Coonrod
Contact's Position: Development Associate
Phone: 9164473085 ext202
Email: info@bornfreeusa.org
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm

Descriptions: A national animal advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to alleviate captive animal suffering, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife — including highly endangered species — in their natural habitats, and encourage compassionate conservation globally. We also own and operate the 186-acre Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in Texas, home to more than 500 primates, many of whom were rescued from grim conditions and now reside in a naturally enriched environment with minimal human interference. Our primary campaign areas currently include animals used in entertainment, captive exotic animals, trapping & fur, and the international wildlife trade. Keywords: animals, legal, lobbying, environment, education, outreach

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. Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento

Publications: http://www.bgcsac.org/

Address: 5212 Lemon Hill Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95824

Contact Person: Shannon McPhedran
Contact's Position: Sr. Community Engagement Manager
Phone: 9163921350
Email: volunteer@bgcsac.org
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Descriptions: Opportunities to volunteer in our after school youth development programs, at our teen center, in our administrative office, or with special events. We can also offer campus organizations and service groups opportunities to complete “done in a day” volunteer work projects. We may be able to offer unpaid internships for college students on a case by case basis. Contact us for more information. For more information, www.bgcsac.org Keywords: youth, culture, health, environment, recreation

7. California Department of Education

Publications: https://www.cde.ca.gov/

Address: 1430 N Street, Suite 5602
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Jack O'Connell
Contact's Position: State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Phone: 9163190800
Email: mellis@cde.ca.gov
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Administers State of California public education programs for K-12, adult education and child care; apportions local assistance funds to public school districts and county offices of education. Programs under the California Education Department: Specialized Media and Technology Clearinghouse 560 J Street, Suite 390, Sacramento (916) 445-5103 Specialized instructional material, aids and equipment to K-8 students. Records and duplicates textbooks for students with disabling conditions, consultant services to school personnel serving students with visual impairments. Annual registration of all students with visual impairments enrolled in public and nonpublic schools in California. Provides a list of people and groups that transcribe material into Braille for blind people of any age. Resources in Special Education (707) 206-0533 mary.grady@calstat.org For more information, www.cde.ca.gov Information and resources to individuals and organizations interested in the special education of children. Reference and referral services. Lending library devoted to practices in special education, including special education video tape, slide and film collections. 4,000 items including training manuals, research reports, media and classroom curricula and annotated bibliographies on specific topics are available on loan to California residents. Special education consultant personnel with recognized skills in staff development and technical assistance. Bi-monthly newsletter addresses early intervention, health issues, technology, transition, least restrictive environment related law, publications, and education issues. Keywords: youth, education

8. California State Parks - Gold Rush District

Publications: http://www.cal-parks.ca.gov/

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

Contact Person: Carol McNelley
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164457373
Email: info@parks.ca.gov
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 histsite@cwo.com 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 histsite@cwo.com Guided tours of the Historic Governor's Mansion. Sutter's Fort State Historic Park 2701 L Street, Sacramento (916) 445-4422 histsite@cwo.com Tours of Sutter's Fort. For more information, www.cal-parks.ca.gov Keywords: environment, cultural

9. Californians Against Waste

Publications: http://cawrecycles.org/

Address: 921 11th Street, Suite 420
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Karen Bocaling
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Phone: 9164435422
Email: nguyen@cawrecycles.org
Hours: M-F, 9-5

Descriptions: Californians Against Waste seeks students or graduates with a background in organizing or legislation/politics for two 20-30 hour positions with its local organizing and outreach campaign and other special research and projects. Founded in 1977, CAW is a statewide nonprofit, grassroots advocacy organization that works toward a recycling economy. We research, develop, and advocate policy initiatives at the local, state and federal levels and are the world’s leading environmental advocacy group for waste reduction, recycling, and resource conservation. RESPONSIBILITIES: Two local organizing/outreach intern(s) will work with CAW’s policy staff to conduct a local government campaign. Tasks include organizing supporters of local initiatives, researching policy, writing letters, fact sheets, and policy papers. Interns will have the opportunity to focus on specific projects including the development and implementation of local campaigns in support of various waste prevention and recycling efforts. SKILLS: Strong and professional written, verbal communication and organizational skills required. Ability to work independently is essential. Computer skills and environmental commitment is a must. WORK HOURS: Weekdays 20-30 hours/week. Keywords: legal, lobbyists

10. Camp Fire Golden Empire Council

Publications: http://goldenempirecouncil.org/

Address: 401 Amador Street
City: Vallejo State: CA Zip: 94590

Phone: 7076434573
Email: info@goldenempirecouncil.org

Descriptions: Camp Fire is a national organization serving youth since 1910. The focus is on learning by doing, developing a positive self-image, assuming responsibility, gaining decision-making skills, and learning to care for and work with others. The overall goal of all Camp Fire Programs is to teach children the skills they need to become happy, self-directed, caring individuals. The programs are designed for boys and girls, kindergarten through high school, of all religious and ethnic affiliations. The highest standards of safety and program quality are maintained through program guidelines. leadership training, field support services, and cooperation from our communities. Camp Fire is a volunteer organization. Club leadership is provided by trained adult volunteers who offer guidance to youth. Clubs are required to have two adults leading the club. Camp Fire provides these adults an opportunity for self-development, self-fulfillment, and the stimulation of involvement with young people. Training is provided. Keywords: Youth, environment

11. Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA)

Address: One Ferry Building Suite 50
City: San Francisco State: Ca Zip: 94111

Contact Person: Michelle Venetucci Harvey
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 4152913276x152
Email: info@cuesa.org

Descriptions: The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture is dedicated to promoting a sustainable food system through the operation of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and its educational programs. We are a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation organized in 1994 to educate urban consumers about sustainable agriculture and to create links between urban dwellers and local farmers. We have managed the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market since 1999. Volunteers are needed in all aspects of the organization, including the office, the kitchen, the market and events. Keywords: environment, hunger, outreach

12. Child Welfare Services

Address: 25 north Cottonwood Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: kimberly Bird
Contact's Position: divisions manager
Phone: 5306692345
Email: volunteer@yolocounty.org
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Child Welfare Services are comprised of preplacement preventative services and out-of-home care services and referral to juvenile court. Focus is providing services to each child and family designed to achieve protection and care in the most family-like environment possible consistent with the best interests and special needs of the child. Services include family preservation, family reunification and permanent placement through long-term foster care, guardianship or adoption. Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor

13. Community Alliance With Family Farmers

Publications: www.caff.org Quarterly Newsletter: Agrarian Advocate

Address: 36355 Russell Blvd
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Carson
Contact's Position: Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 5307568518x30
Email: carson@caff.org
Hours: M-F 8-5

Descriptions: Want to interview a local farmer? Attend harvest festivals and local food & wine events for free while spreading the good word about sustainable agriculture? Create a local food directory for your hometown? Accompany 4th graders on a class trip to the farm? Learn how farmers markets are related fighting urban sprawl? Contact us to learn about these opportunities and more…. Don’t have much time but still want to help? Become a CAFF member and start making a difference! We’re a grassroots advocacy group that’s working to keep family farmers on their land by bringing fresh local food to your plate. Student memberships are available for $20, Basic Memberships for $50, Business memberships for $250 Keywords: Environment Lobbyists, Sustainable Agriculture, Organic Farming, Local Food, School/Education, Nutrition, Farmers, youth

14. Community Harvest of Davis

Publications: harvestdavis.org

Address: 1227 Fordham Drive
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Linda Schwartz
Contact's Position: Volunteer
Phone: 5307599792
Email: lschwartz@pacbell.net
Hours: 24/7

Descriptions: Community Harvest is a 501-C-3 not-for-profit (and Picnic Day Parade participants) that seeks to share the bounty of home grown fruit trees with those less fortunate in Davis and throughout Yolo County. Announcements are e-mailed before every harvest and with an RSVP, the location of the harvest is provided. Harvests usually last about 2 hours. All needed harvesting equipment is provided and no prior experience is needed - it’s a fun way to get some exercise, meet new people and help out our community all at the same time! Keywords: hunger, environment

15. Community Link

Publications: https://communitylinkcr.org/

Address: 8001 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95826

Phone: 9164477063
Email: link@communitycouncil.org

Descriptions: Our mission is to help people turn ideas into community action through information, planning, civic engagement, and advocacy for human needs in the Sacramento Region. Information: Provide the public with timely, valuable, and accurate information about the condition of people and communities in the Sacramento Region, and connect people with available resources to help them and their families. Planning: Produce credible and meaningful community-based research to inform health and social policy and practice, and create safe, unaligned environments that welcome participation of diverse interests in addressing issues and resolving community problems. Civic Engagement: Transform communities and increase civic engagement by involving volunteers in meaningful community service projects that address critical needs. Advocacy: Help people influence public policy to improve the community’s quality of life and assist those most affected by public policies or community conditions in building their capacity to enhance health, economic and social well-being. Keywords: outreach, education

16. Davis Central Park Gardens

Publications: www.centralparkgardens.org

Address: B Street (Between 3rd and 4th Street)
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Emily Griswold
Contact's Position: President of the Board of Directors
Email: centralparkgardens@gmail.com
Hours: Every other Saturday

Descriptions: The gardens showcase beautiful plants and sustainable gardening practices in Davis' award-winning Central Park. Community volunteers lead garden maintenance and educational programs in partnership with the City of Davis and the Yolo County Master Gardeners. We hold volunteer gardening sessions on alternate Saturday mornings year-round. Volunteers are provided tools and direction for garden projects, and work days are led by experienced local gardeners. Volunteer events are every other Saturday. Fall/Winter from 10am-12pm; Spring/Summer from 9am-11am.

Keywords: plants, garden, biology, horticulture, environmental science, sustainability

17. Davis Farm to School

Publications: http://www.davisfarmtoschool.org/

Contact's Position: Davis Farm to School Program Coordinator
Phone: 5302195859
Email: info@davisfarmtoschool.org
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

18. Davis Waldorf School

Address: 3100 Sycamore Lane
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Tina Rheault
Contact's Position: Administrator
Phone: 5307531651
Email: admin@daviswaldorf.org
Hours: 7:45-3:30 M-F

Descriptions: The Davis Waldorf School was founded in 1986 and serves approximately 200 preschool to 8th grade children. Set on a beautiful 5-acre campus in North Davis, the Davis Waldorf School program balances artistic, academic and practical work educating the whole child - hand and heart as well as mind. Its innovative methodology and developmentally-oriented curriculum, permeated with the arts, address the child's changing consciousness as it unfolds, stage by stage. Imagination and creativity are cultivated as well as cognitive growth and a sense of responsibility for the earth and its inhabitants. Under the warm and active instruction of their teachers, children are provided with a creative and nurturing environment in which to develop, grow and learn. We need volunteers to help with staffing our festivals, fundraisers, help in our garden program and with our campus maintenance and landscaping. Keywords: Education Youth

19. Eco Volunteer UP

Publications: http://www.ecovolunteerup.org/

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

Contact Person: Maria Viteri
Contact's Position: Manager
Phone: 593998334489
Email: ecovolunteerup@ecovolunteerup.org
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 Galápagos, 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

20. Elk Grove Teen Center/Youth for Christ

Publications: http://teencenterusa.com/

Address: 9670 Elk Grove-Florin Road
City: Elk Grove State: CA Zip: 95624

Contact Person: Russ Croco
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9166866942
Email: tcusaeg@frontier.com

Descriptions: Services Provided: Recreational and after-school activities in a drug free environment offering positive alternatives. Pool table, ping pong, video games, big screen TV and movies, computers for homework and other games. Tutor as needed. Youth/family counseling referrals. Keywords: rcreation, mentor/tutor, counseling, substance abuse

21. First Steps Infant Program

Address: 285 West Beamer Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Mosey Mesaros
Contact's Position: Staff Coordinator
Phone: 5306683800
Email: Rosalva.Wisterman@ycoe.org
Hours: M-F 8-4:30pm

Descriptions: To help you and your family meet the special needs of your child we offer: Playgroup with transportation to sites in Woodland and West Sacramento, services in natural environments including: home, childcare, Early Head Start, parent meetings - informational, educational and supportive - newsletters, service coordination, information packets, Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) training and HELP library for parents and professionals. For preschool information, please contact Diane Crossman at crossman@ycoe.org until July 1, 2007. After that, please contact Woodland School District regarding preschool information. Keywords: education, youth

22. Forever Young Child Care Centers

Publications: http://www.foreveryoungchildcare.org

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

Contact Person: Selina Tyson
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164464246
Email: info@foreveryoungchildcare.org

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

23. Freeman Elementary School

Publications: http://www.wjusd.org/

Address: 126 North West Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Kathy Stewart
Phone: 5306621758
Email: callie.lutz@wjusd.org
Hours: M-F 7:30am-4pm

Descriptions: Interim Freeman Elementary provides a rigorous academic core program in Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science for all students enrolled in K-6, with the opportunity to learn in a bilingual classroom (English/Spanish). We provide a safe learning environment be training students as conflict managers and conducting regular classroom meetings. Keywords: youth, academic, counseling

24. GoEco

Publications: http://www.goeco.org/

Address: International Countries
Phone: 9174773931
Email: goeco@goeco.org

Descriptions: GoEco was created by experienced volunteers for people who are eager to travel and contribute to the community, wildlife and environment they visit. Based on years of practice and in-depth field reports, GoEco presents you a careful selection of excellent yet affordable volunteer and ecological minded vacations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Central America, South America, and Israel. GoEco promotes environmental and humanitarian volunteering in a number of worldwide volunteer programs. GoEco projects vary greatly in nature; some involve construction and restoration of schools, homes, community centers, etc. while others focus on education, healthcare, and environmental issues. Keywords: environment, health, international

25. Grace Garden

Publications: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d4aacac29a3ff2-grace

Address: 1620 Anderson Road
City: Davis State: 95616 Zip:

Contact Person: Pam Thomas
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Email: pamthomas2012@gmail.com

Descriptions: Grace Garden raises vegetables and fruits to help feed the less fortunate and hungry of our community. We need volunteers to plant fruits and vegetables, harvest and help with garden maintenance. When/Where: Work times are Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at Grace Garden. Fall/Winter work times are 9-11 a.m. and Spring/Summer work times are 8-10 a.m. For more information, please visit our website at https://sites.google.com/siteVol/gracegardendavis Keywords: environment, hunger

26. 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

27. Health Education Council

Publications: http://www.healthcouncil.org/

Address: 3950 Industrial Blvd., #600
City: West Sacramento State: CA Zip: 956916509

Contact Person: Ranjit Dhaliwal
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Phone: 9165563344
Email: admin@healthedcouncil.org
Hours: M-F 8:30-5

Descriptions: The Health Education Council is a non-profit organization: -focused primarily on eliminating preventable causes of death resulting from the use of tobacco, poor nutrition, and lack of physical activity; -working proactively and collaboratively to ensure individuals are empowered to live a healthy life; -representing diverse staff, community partners and funders to better serve communities that otherwise do not have a voice for care, or access to healthy environments. Keywords: health

28. Kitchen Table Advisors

Publications: http://www.kitchentableadvisors.org/


Descriptions: Kitchen Table Advisors is a Bay area nonprofit that works with small, sustainable farms and a community of their passionate supporters to provide the business guidance, support, and know how needed to grow a financially viable farming business. We invest in the economic viability of the next generation of sustainable small farms so they can serve as the foundation of stronger and healthier regional food systems. KTA is currently recruiting for interns and fellows, especially more volunteers for our cause that help farmers receive business advice. Keywords: environment, hunger

29. Opening Doors, Inc.

Publications: http://www.openingdoorsinc.org/

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

Contact Person: Donelle Swain
Contact's Position: Intern and Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164922591
Email: info@openingdoorsinc.org

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 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, communication, and excel skills.

Keywords: international

30. Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA)

Publications: http://www.pcta.org/

Address: 1331 Garden Highway
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95833

Contact Person: Ellen Ginda
Contact's Position: Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Phone: 9162851838
Email: volunteer@pcta.org
Hours: M-F, 9-5pm

Descriptions: The mission of the Pacific Crest Trail Association is to protect, preserve and promote the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail as a world-class experience for hikers and equestrians, and for all the values provided by wild and scenic lands. We're looking for volunteers who can help with office administration and volunteer management. This is a rewarding chance to give back to the trail and become part of the PCT community. Keywords: Environment, camp, trail, hiking

31. Powerhouse Science Center

Publications: https://powerhousesc.org/

Address: 3615 Auburn Boulevard
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95821

Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9168083942
Email: emailvolunteers@thediscovery.org
Hours: M: Closed, T-F:12-4:30, Sat-Sun:10-4:30

Descriptions: Volunteers provide vital support throughout the Museum, assisting with special events and museum programs, and lending a helping hand to staff behind-the-scenes. All kinds of people volunteer at the Powerhouse Science Center, from teenagers to seniors and from science novices to science professionals. Volunteering is an opportunity to teach, to learn, to meet people, and to experience a stimulating environment. Some of our volunteers contribute just a few hours a month, while others prefer to work several hours each week. Keywords: science, kids, youth, teaching, volunteer.

Keywords: science, kids, youth, teaching

32. Putah Creek Council

Publications: www.putahcreekcouncil.org

Address: 106 Main St. Suite C
City: Winters State: CA Zip: 95694

Contact Person: Amy Williams
Contact's Position: Stewardship Coordinator
Phone: 5307953006
Email: info@putahcreekcouncil.org

Descriptions: We are a local environmental non-profit that works primarily in Davis and Winters to protect and enhance Putah Creek through education, advocacy, and community-based stewardship. We host work days at our greenhouse, planting events, and cleanups. Keywords: environment, education

33. Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science

Publications: http://rmi.ucdavis.edu/

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
Email: shimada@ucdavis.edu

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. Rotary Club of Davis

Publications: http://www.rotaryclubofdavis.com/

Address: PO Box 185
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Bill Hollingshead
Contact's Position: Polio Eradication Chairman
Phone: 5307589779
Email: bhptalent@aol.com

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

35. Sacramento Area Creeks Council

Publications: http://saccreeks.org/

Address: PO Box 162774
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Alta Tura
Contact's Position: President
Phone: 9164544544
Email: saccreeks@gmail.com
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: Encourages the preservation, protection, restoration and maintenance of natural streams in urban or man-made environments by educating the general public on the aesthetic, recreational and ecological value of the natural streams in urban areas. "Dipping into Creeks" educational packet. Workshops for educators, creek kit, and water quality monitoring kit available for classroom use. Organizes neighborhood creek cleanups and a community-wide "Creek Week." Holds meetings, gives workshops and field outings to increase awareness of the value of natural streams. Encourages alternative flood control project design, stream bank stabilization methods and land use planning that preserves creeks as open space. Develops information on creek care in cooperation with county departments. Keywords: environment

36. Sacramento County Environment Management Department

Publications: http://www.saccounty.net/

Address: 8475 Jackson Road, Suite 200
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95826

Contact Person: Kim Smith
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9168758488
Email: smithkim@saccounty.net
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Protection to the public by preventing and eliminating unsanitary conditions through routine inspection of restaurants, grocery stores, and other food establishment; public swimming pools; natural bathing areas; housing and institutions. Staff also responds to citizen complaints regarding liquid and solid waste disposal, land use, noise, radiological emergencies, water quality of private wells, small water systems, vector control, occupational health, biomedical wastes, farm labor camps, detention facilities, non-public schools and hazardous materials. Enforces the county smoking ordinance. Keywords: health

37. Sacramento County Green Party

Publications: http://www.sacgreens.org/

Address: PO Box 191742
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958197742

Phone: 9164483437
Email: gpca@cagreens.org

Descriptions: Information and direction for people interested in the ten key values of the Green Party which are: ecological wisdom, grassroots democracy, social justice, nonviolence, decentralization, community based economics, post-patriarchal values, respect for diversity, personal and global responsibility, and future focus. Networking opportunities for people who are interested in social and environmental issues. Keywords: environment

38. Sacramento County Regional Parks, Recreation and Open Space

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

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

Contact Person: Kathi Barber
Phone: 9163810246
Email: info@sacparks.org
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

39. Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission

Publications: http://www.sacmetroarts.org/

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

Contact Person: Erika Kraft
Contact's Position: Arts Education Coordinator
Phone: 9165663983
Email: jglus@cityofsacramento.org
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

40. Sacramento Suzuki Violin Studio

Publications: http://www.sacsuzukiviolinstudio.com/

Address: 10702 Alicante Way
City: Rancho Cordova State: CA Zip: 95670

Contact Person: Clara Litman
Phone: 9163082307
Email: clara.suzukiviolinstudio@yahoo.com

Descriptions: The Sacramento Suzuki Violin Studio is Sacramento's largest 501 (c) 3 non-profit community music school. We serve students both at our School and through School & Community Partnerships Program in public schools and community sites, where we reach a sizeable immigrant population and hundreds of children who lack affordable options for quality training in the arts. A generous program of need-based financial aid, merit-based scholarships and program subsidies benefits more than half of all students served.

Sacramento Suzuki Violin Studio is dedicated to providing quality arts instruction to young people who might otherwise never learn to play an instrument or perform before an audience. The School is also widely recognized as a training center for serious music students. In an environment that honors achievement, creativity and personal growth. Sacramento Suzuki Violin Studio nurtures the aspirations of all students, regardless of their artistic ability or economic circumstances, while inspiring a lifelong love of the arts, no matter their eventual career path. Each student is carefully matched to a member of our school's talented and dedicated faculty.

Sacramento Suzuki Violin Studio offers Before and After-School Programs, Saturday, and Sunday music instructions (group and individual) along with theory, composition, ensemble and performance activities. The School also offers Luthier and Theater Composer Workshops, music instructions to adults of all ages and levels, and presents free public concerts and recitals by students, faculty, and guest artists every year.

Sacramento Suzuki Violin Studio is much more than an educational institution. It is a true community in which students find a welcoming second home, learn to work in harmony, and form close, lasting friendships.

Keywords: music, studio, violin, workshop, concert, recital, education

41. Sacramento Tree Foundation

Publications: www.sactree.com

Address: 191 Lathrop Way Suite D
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Jason Sullivan-Halpern
Contact's Position: Volunteer Specialist
Phone: 9169744310
Email: volunteer@sactree.com
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Descriptions: The Sacramento Tree Foundation builds healthy, livable communities in the Sacramento region by growing and protecting the best urban forest in the nation. They envision a region where trees are valued for the many benefits they provide and the Sacramento region is a model for healthy communities for generations to come. They are dedicated to reaching the widest audience possible in order to share the many linkages between an abundant, healthy urban forest and the quality of life in our region and our planet.

Since 1982, the Foundation has planted over 1,500,000 new trees across the 6 counties that compose the Sacramento metropolitan area in support of their vision. Their goal is to plant and steward 5,000,000 trees, with 1,000,000 trees targeted for under-resourced, low tree canopy neighborhoods.

Volunteers are needed to plant, mulch, prune, weed, water, and monitor trees throughout the region every week or two. You can register for any of the Foundation's volunteer opportunities on their website at www.sactree.com/events. Volunteer opportunities are typically scheduled on weekends in the morning. Most volunteers are needed from September through April during planting season.

Internship opportunities in urban ecology are also available. Please visit www.sactree.com/internships to learn more.

Keywords: trees, plants, biology, environmental science, horticulture, urban forestry, community development

42. Sacramento Zoos

Publications: http://www.saczoo.org/

Address: 3930 West Land Park Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Brooke Coe
Contact's Position: Volunteer Assistant
Phone: 9168087444
Email: bcoe@saczoo.org
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday

Descriptions: Locates in William Land Park; home to more than 600 animals including 40 endangered or threatened species. The 14-acre zoo plays an important role in the conservation of rare and endangered species. Research, captive breeding programs and education of visitors are all part of the zoo's efforts to promote understanding of the global environment, awareness of the plight of endangered animals and the need to promote conservation of the world's natural resources. Their many volunteer programs include: Keeper-Aide Program: For many volunteers interested in biology, zoology, animal science, and other related fields. To qualify for the program, volunteers must complete a zoo volunteer application and submit a resume and cover letter. Keeper-aides work directly with the animal keepers in food preparation, animal care, and enclosure maintenance. Grounds Maintenance: Volunteers on this crew help with basic grounds maintenance, clean-up, and exhibit renovation. Docent Program: Volunteers attend a 40 hour training class, held each January, to become tour guides, present educational slide presentations and live animal encounters. Clerical: Assist Zoo administration with clerical duties. Fund Raising Events/Special Promotions: Volunteers help develop, plan, produce, and staff special events throughout the year. Keywords: animals, environment

43. Safety Center

Publications: http://www.safetycenter.org/

Address: 3909 Bradshaw Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Greg Wellman
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9163667233
Email: administrator@safetycenter.org
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Quality safety education and training to reduce injuries and save lives. Safety software and other products for sale. Employee training booklets. Alcohol and Drug Education Program offers court-mandated programs for first time and multiple offenders as well as drug diversion and juvenile program. Drug Free Workplace training for businesses. Community Safety Training Program teaches safety-minded citizens how to save lives, prevent injuries, and avoid accidents. Courses include defensive driving and mature driver course. Motorcycle Training Program for novice and experienced riders in Sacramento and San Jose. Occupational Training Program offers more than 24 different occupational training sites throughout the state, covering everything from forklift operation and instructor training to confined space safety. Training for people responsible for their company's safety programs. Safetyville USA (916) 366-7233 x211 Training for children in pre-school and grades K-3 in elements of safety and health. Children learn safety awareness in a realistic environment of a miniature town and are taught bicycle laws, fire safety procedures, and general injury prevention methods that can save a life. Keywords: education, youth, recreation

44. Sahaya International

Publications: http://www.sahaya.org/

Address: 1504 Portola Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Koen Van Rompay
Phone: 5307569074
Email: koen@sahaya.org

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

45. Salvation Army

Publications: http://sacramentoarc.salvationarmy.org/

Address: 1200 North B Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Cruz Gusman
Contact's Position: Shelter Services Director
Phone: 9164529388
Email: mediarelations@usn.salvationarmy.org
Hours: M-F 8-4:30pm

Descriptions: Shelter Services: Lodging and meals provided to homeless single men and women for 30 to 120 days, including a support system of multiple resources and specialize programs. Job development, computer training, employment counseling, mental health services, recreational activities and substance abuse counseling. Alcoholics Anonymous, alternative housing, spiritual counseling, chapel services, and bible studies also offered. Casework, counseling, and referral services provided to address other areas of need. Other programs under the Salvation Army that use volunteers, Adult Rehabilitation Center (916) 441-5267 Six-month residential social model treatment program for men with treatable handicap (I.e., alcoholism, drug abuse, anger of other abuse issues). Sacramento Citadel Corps Center (916) 452-9388 Religious programs, fellowship, and recreation for all ages. Child Development Center (916) 451-4230 Strives to meet the needs of individual children and encourage emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth. Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center (916) 452-9388 Educational, recreational, social and spiritual programs for all persons in a safe and secure environment regardless of age, race, religion, creed, color or gender. Keywords: housing, recreaton, youth, substance abuse, hunger

46. Sierra Nevada Journeys

Publications: https://www.sierranevadajourneys.org/
https://www.facebook.com/sierranvjourneys/
https://www.instagram.com/sierranevadajourneys


Address: 1331 Garden Highway, Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95833

Contact Person: Natalie Pritchard
Contact's Position: Volunteer and Internship Coordinator
Email: natalie@sierranevadajourneys.org
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Descriptions: Sierra Nevada Journeys is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that delivers innovative outdoor, science-based education programs for youth to develop critical thinking skills and to inspire natural resource stewardship. Through multiple points of contact, our classroom-based programs, overnight science camps, professional development for teachers, and parent engagement opportunities surround students with resources they need to succeed. All programs are designed to foster higher cognition and build long-term student achievement.

Field Educator Volunteer or Field Educator Internship:
Students would be responsible for leading groups of 12-15 students on a 3 hour field trip. Our field trips are on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 1:15 PM. This volunteer position requires training and availability during the work day. We have some volunteers that join us once a week, others that come a couple times a month. We also have different trainings throughout the year that we ask volunteers to attend. These are usually 3-4 Fridays in the fall and spring. Internship applicants must be available once a week.

Family Science Night Volunteer:
Students are responsible for running a science station at a local school. These events are on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings from 4:30-7:15 PM. This position does not require any training, and students can choose how many events you would like to attend. We usually have one or two events every week in the Fall and Spring and volunteers can pick the dates they would like to attend.

Some information about Family Science Night Volunteers:
- 3 hour commitment on a Tuesday, Wednesday evening
- Family Science Night takes place at local Sacramento schools in their multi-purpose room
- Volunteers get the opportunity to run a fun, hands-on, and interactive science station with students and families
- We need about 6-8 volunteers for each event
- Volunteers do not need previous science or teaching backgrounds

The following link has a great video about our Family Science Night events:
http://www.sierranevadajourneys.org/family-science-nights/

Keywords: Education, Environment, Youth

47. Sierra Service Project

Publications: http://sierraserviceproject.org/programs/rancho-cordova/

Address: PO Box 13009
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95813

Contact Person: McKenna Culbertson
Contact's Position: Rancho Cordova Program Manager
Phone: 9164886441
Email: mckenna.culbertson@sierraserviceproject.org
Hours: M-F 9am-6pm

Descriptions: For over forty years, SSP has offered home repairs for low-income residents throughout the western United States. Continuing with this mission, we are excited to be a grant recipient from the City of Rancho Cordova for the third year in a row. This grant provides the funding for the Rancho Cordova Beautification Project. Now through June 2018 SSP will be providing minor home repairs for local homeowners and we need your help! The Rancho Cordova Beautification program make it easy for volunteers to get involved. We provide the tools, construction materials, on-site leadership, lunch, and t-shirts, so that every service day is free. Both individuals and groups are welcome to volunteer. All you need to do is bring a release and get yourself to the work-site to take part. Service days offer an awesome environment to build community while serving others. Keywords: teenagers, youth, trip, low-income

48. Student Recruitment Retention Center

Publications: http://thecenter.ucdavis.edu/

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

Contact Person: Mayra Lamas
Contact's Position: Collective Administrative Director
Email: srrc@ucdavis.edu

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), NE’UE (Natives Empowering Unity through Education), Yi’kal 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 http://thecenter.ucdavis.edu/

49. The American River Parkway Foundation

Publications: http://arpf.org/calendar

Address: 5700 Arden Way
City: Carmichael State: CA Zip: 95608

Contact Person: Jordan Powell
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164862773
Email: volunteer@arpf.org
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30

Descriptions: Check out volunteer opportunities on our website at arpf.org Volunteer coordination for projects include habitat improvement and restoration tree-planting and monitoring, clean-up activities, bicycle trail maintenance and special projects to improve amenities in public use areas. Keywords: environment

50. The Green House Center

Publications: http://www.thegreenhousecenter.org/

Address: 2201 Northview Dr.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95833

Contact Person: Emily Mazzariello
Contact's Position: Community Liason
Phone: 9702180771
Email: emilyjane@thegreenhousecenter.org

Descriptions: The GreenHouse is a community enrichment center that offers tutoring, mentoring, leadership development, spiritual development, recreation, and enrichment activities for under-resourced youth in the Gardenland-Northgate neighborhood of Sacramento. We are currently seeking volunteer "Study Buddies" for our after-school program for under-resourced elementary and teen students. Invest a small amount of your time in our youth (once a week from 3-5:30 any day) and find the joy that comes from making a big impact. Keywords: education, youth, recreation, environment

51. The Regional Center for Volunteerism-Hands On Sacramento

Publications: www.handsonsacto.org

Address: 8001 Folsom Boulevard
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95826

Contact Person: Valeri Mihanovich
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164477063x101
Email: vmihanovich@communitylinkcr.org
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Descriptions: Action, Innovation, Impact. Throughout the year, The Regional Center for Volunteerism-Hands On Sacramento works with individuals, businesses, community groups, nonprofit organizations and public agencies to transform good intentions into good works. Through our online volunteer-matching system, www.handsonsacto.org, we connect more than 8,000 volunteers a year to a variety of projects serving many interest areas including the environment, arts, animals, local schools, children, seniors, and more. A proud affiliate of HandsOn Network, The Regional Center for Volunteerism has served the region since 1998. Keywords: volunteer groups

52. Tree Davis

Publications: http://www.treedavis.org/

Address: P.O. Box 72053
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Contact Person: Erin Donley Marineau
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 5307587337
Email: info@treedavis.org
Hours: N/A; We do not have a physical office

Descriptions: TREE Davis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people about urban trees. Tree plantings, care workshops, and education-specific literature are among the many services TREE Davis provides. Volunteer opportunities include Outreach and Education, Tree Planting, Tree Maintenance, Outdoor Activities, and Manual Labor. Keywords: Environment, tree, education

53. Tuleyome

Publications: http://tuleyome.org/

Address: 607 North Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Bill Grabert and Nate Lillge
Contact's Position: Activities Coordinators
Phone: 5303502599
Email: bgrabert@tuleyome.org; nlillge@tuleyome.org
Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM M-F

Descriptions: We are a non-profit outdoor advocacy and conservation organization working to get people outside to enjoy nature and enjoy public lands. Our geographic focus is the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument area and Yolo/Napa/Lake counties. The main volunteer opportunities are in helping to build and maintain trails in that area (including the UCD Stebbins Cold Canyon trail near Winters). In addition, we lead elementary school nature field trips in Yolo and Lake Counties, and need volunteers to help watch and/or teach the kids. Additional opportunities include helping to create a Tuleyome phone app, helping to map our trails into the REI Hiking Project app, setting up chairs for our monthly lecture at the Davis Library, and adding contacts into our database. Keywords: environment, youth

54. UC Davis Arboretum

Publications: http://www.arboretum.ucdavis.edu/

Address: 448 La Rue Rd
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Melissa Cruz
Phone: 5307548293
Email: melcruz@ucdavis.edu
Hours: M-F 8:30am-12pm; 1-4:30pm

Descriptions: 100 acres of garden featuring drought-tolerant, low-maintenance plants. Docent guides lead tours and environmental activities for children and adults. Volunteers trained in gardening and nursery work, landscape design, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and environmental education. Keywords: environment, youth

55. uVolunteer

Publications: https://www.uvolunteer.net

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

Contact Person: Nathaniel Amponsah
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 13022412159
Email: info@uvolunteer.net
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

56. Woodland Tree Foundation

Publications: http://woodlandtree.org/

City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Phone: 5308673130
Email: coordinator@woodlandtree.org

Descriptions: The Woodland Tree Foundation is a volunteer-run non-profit dedicated to increasing the tree canopy of the City of Woodland. They have projects year round where volunteers can help with planting trees, gardening, and beautifying the city of Woodland. Contact them to find out about upcoming service events and how you can get involved. Keywords: environment

57. Yolo Basin Foundation

Publications: http://www.yolobasin.org/

Address: 45211 County Road 32B (East Chiles Road)
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95618

Contact Person: Chelsea Hopkins
Contact's Position: Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5307573780
Email: chopkins@yolobasin.org
Hours: 9am-5pm

Descriptions: Yolo Basin Foundation is looking for volunteers to support their environmental education programs by assisting with special events, tours, school programs, and general office work. YBF is dedicated to expanding public appreciation and stewardship of wetlands and wildlife in the Yolo Basin through education and innovative partnerships. If you wish to volunteer with Yolo Basin Foundation please contact Chelsea Hopkins or visit their website for more information. Keywords: outdoors, youth, environment, local, education, wildlife, wetlands

58. Yolo Community Care Continuum

Publications: http://www.y3c.org/

Address: 285 W. Court Street, Suite 207 (PO Box 1101 Davis, CA 95617)
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Kacy Goulart
Contact's Position: Administration
Phone: 5307582160
Email: assist@y3c.org

Descriptions: Yolo Community Care Continuum (YCCC) is a non-profit agency servicing people with a mental illness in Northern California. We currently have programs located in Davis, Woodland, Roseville, and Auburn. We provide housing, direct services, education and advocacy for people with a mental illness. All of our programs are voluntary based and our programs provide client-driven services, which assists people to attain their highest level of mental health. YCCC strives to excel as a dynamic presence in our community. Programs: Farmhouse (located in Davis): a long term residential treatment program that offers a group living environment. Adults live and work cooperatively, learning the skills necessary to make a successful transition from a highly structured treatment environment to a less restricted form of independent living. Safe Harbor Crisis House (located in Woodland): a short term residential treatment program which provides crisis intervention in a supportive, group living environment for adults who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms. The program is designed for individuals who need an intermediate step between a hospital stay and returning home or who wish a more structured setting in order to prevent psychiatric hospitalization. Harmony House (located in Auburn): an adult residential facility with a treatment component program that offers mentally ill individuals a group living environment. Adults live at Harmony House cooperatively; learn the skills necessary to live independently while receiving support from highly trained Mental Health Workers. Supportive Housing Program (office in Woodland): Cooperative living opportunities are provided through the YCCC housing project. Houses and congregate living apartments are located in Davis and Woodland. At each house, residents have their own room and do their own shopping and cooking. House meetings, facilitated by a YCCC Mental Health Worker, help residents to divide chores and resolve any issues that may arise between housemates. Staff also provides individual support to those who need help with activities of daily living or managing their mental health symptoms. Cornerstone (located in Roseville): a short term residential treatment program which provides crisis intervention in a supportive, group living environment for adults who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms. The program is designed for individuals who need an intermediate step between a hospital stay and returning home or who wish a more structured setting in order to prevent psychiatric hospitalization. Keywords: mental health, treatment