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1. 2-1-1 Sacramento

Address: 8001 Folsom Blvd. Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Gabriel Kendall
Contact's Position: Volunteer/Intern Coordinator
Phone: 9164981000
Email: gkendall@211sacramento.org
Hours: M-F 8:30am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Closed 12-1pm

Descriptions: 2-1-1 Sacramento welcomes volunteers and student interns for many rewarding opportunities while gaining valuable job-related experience and knowledge about community resources. 2-1-1 Sacramento is a comprehensive, multi-lingual information and referral service with a database of more than 2,400 local community and public services. Telephone information and referral specialists assist callers and put them in touch with the services they need. Contact Laurie Simon, Volunteer/Intern Coordinator, at (916) 447-063, ext 312, or laurie.simon@211sacramento.org For more information, www.211sacramento.org Keywords: volunteer groups

2. 4-H Youth Development Program

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

Contact Person: Delynda Eldridge
Contact's Position: 4-H Program Representative
Phone: 5306668703
Email: mhsmith@ucdavis.edu
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

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

3. 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

4. Alpha Phi Omega- Iota Phi

Publications: http://www.iotaphi.org/

Address: CSI 423 One Shields Avenue
City: Davis / UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Cathy Quach
Contact's Position: President
Email: president@iotaphi.org

Descriptions: Alpha Phi Omega is a co-ed collegiate community service fraternity that strives to develop three cardinal principles: Leadership, Friendship, and Service. The Iota Phi chapter at UC Davis is among the largest in the nation, with members serving more than 10,000 hours in the Davis community each year. Keywords: Student organizations, volunteer groups

5. Cal Corps Public Service Center

Publications: http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/

Address: 505 Eshleman Hall
City: Berkeley State: CA Zip: 947205150

Phone: 5106423916
Email: publicservice@berkeley.edu

Descriptions: Founded in 1967, the Cal Corps Public Service Center promotes the UC Berkeley mission of public service by coordinating a variety of activities and programs for students, faculty, and staff and by providing training, advising, and support. Their programs and services assist campus community members in developing leadership skills, a stronger sense of self and community, principles of justice and social action, and in the development of positive social relationships. Keywords: volunteer groups, organizations

6. Circle K International at UC Davis

Publications: http://www.daviscki.com/calendar

City: Davis / UC Davis State: Zip:

Hours: Wednesdays 6-7pm

Descriptions: Circle K International is a collegiate community service, leadership development, and friendship organization. Circle K clubs are organized and sponsored by a Kiwanis club on a college or university campus. It is a self-governing organization and elects its own officers, conducts its own meetings, and determines its own service activities. There are over 12,600 members worldwide in 18 nations. On the district level, our clubs work within the boundaries of California, Nevada, and Hawaii to achieve common goals and service initiatives, to come together at conferences and conventions, and to do large scale service projects. UC Davis Circle K was chartered on April 5, 1974 and remains one of the oldest Circle K clubs in the California-Nevada-Hawaii District. The club also works with other organizations on campus and in the community, including Tree Davis, Willett Elementary, Yolo County Food Bank, Davis Community Meals, Challah for Hunger, and more. New members are welcome to join any time during the year! We do service year-round, because service never sleeps! UC Davis Circle K is open to working with anyone, so if you need volunteers at an event or want to work with us, please come out to one of our meetings or visit our website. Keywords: student organizations, volunteer groups

7. City of Woodland Parks and Recreation Department

Publications: http://www.cityof woodland.org/

Address: 2001 East Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Dallas Tringali
Contact's Position: Recreation Supervisor
Phone: 5306612000
Email: prcs@cityofwoodland.org
Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5

Descriptions: For more information on volunteer opportunities, visit www.cityofwoodland.org Keywords: volunteer groups

8. Grace in Action

Publications: http://www.Grace-in-Action.org/

Address: POBox 4393
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Contact Person: Cindy Burger
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 5307921053
Email: office@grace-in-action.org

Descriptions: Grace in Action provides daytime rest and respite to unsheltered homeless individuals on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. We serve as a liaison between local churches and homeless individuals in need in our community. Ministers of Hospitality are needed to serve in a variety of ways. For more information about our mission, service opportunities and articles of interest, please see our website at www.Grace-in-Action.org. Time commitment is a minimum of 1 quarter for students and 6 months for non students. Bonner Leaders must track their own volunteer hours and notify the Hospitality Minister Coordinator if they are volunteering because of a Bonner Leader assignment. Please contact HospitalityMinister@Grace-in-Action.org for more information. Keywords: Religious, Homeless, Davis, Volunteer groups

9. Sacramento County Volunteer Referral Line

Publications: http://www.dhhs.saccounty.net/Admin/VOL/Pages/Volunteer-Services-Home.aspx

Address: 4145 Branch Center Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Carolyn Fernandez
Contact's Position: Administrative Services
Phone: 9168756581
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Refers volunteers for positions in County of Sacramento government departments. Volunteers are referred to appropriate department's coordinator. Keyword: Volunteer groups

10. Suicide Prevention of Yolo County

Publications: http://www.suicidepreventionyolocounty.org/?page_id=36

Address: P.O. Box 622
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Contact Person: Ting Ting Lee
Contact's Position: Crisis Line Director
Phone: 5307567542
Email: spyc@sbcglobal.net
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: The mission of Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo County is to provide crisis prevention and intervention, education and community outreach services to the residents of Yolo County. Play a role in saving the lives of Yolo County residents. Join the dedicated volunteers who answer our phones the first point of human contact in the steps toward mental health. Volunteers undergo a 36-hour training program in which they develop the skills needed to manage issues of depression, suicide, family relationship conflicts and mental illness. Initially, volunteers serve six hours per week and donate a one-year service commitment upon successful completion of the training program. Please join us. Your voice and your ear are more valuable than you can imagine. Volunteers have been, and continue to be the backbone of this agency. Quality training provides volunteers with the opportunity to participate in the increased well-being, not only of themselves, but of the community they live in. Keywords: counseling; emergency; health; mental health; organizations; volunteer groups; youth

11. 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

12. Universal Giving

Publications: http://www.universalgiving.org/

Address: 560 Sutter Street
City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94102

Contact Person: Cassie Meresman
Contact's Position: Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 4152969193
Email: info@universalgiving.org

Descriptions: Universal Giving is a social entrepreneurship non-profit dedicated to increasing international giving and volunteering. We are a San Francisco based organization that was established in 2002 by founder and CEO Pamela Hawley. We currently have 10 employees. Our free web-based service ensures that donors and volunteers find the right opportunity, in the right country, right now! Through our customized search box, you can search for an opportunity by a country (i.e. Afghanistan) and/or a focus (i.e. Education & Literacy), and Universal Giving provides a list of fun and exciting opportunities for you. Keywords: International, volunteer groups

13. Volunteer Center of Sacramento

Publications: www.volunteersac.org www.cityofsacramento.org/volunteers

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
Email: mperry@cityofsacramento.org
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

14. Volunteers in Victim Assistance

Publications: http://www.victimassistance.us/home.php

Address: 8912 Volunteer Lane, Suite 110A
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95826

Phone: 9163688482
Email: viva@victimassistance.us
Hours: M-F 9-4:30pm

Descriptions: Volunteers In Victim Assistance, VIVA, is a nonprofit community service organization established in 1983 to provide counseling and assistance to victims of serious injury and violent crime and their family members. VIVA provides 24-hour crisis counseling and long term individual and family counseling, including assistance with the criminal justice system. VIVA also has an expressive arts therapy program, "Project Hands On," for children and adolescent victims of trauma. This program provides ongoing art, play, and sandplay therapy. Volunteers are needed in several areas. Hotline Advocates staff VIVA's hotline from their homes. Counselors/facilitators co-facilitate weekly support groups and provide individual counseling to children, adolescent, and/or adult victims of trauma. Volunteers/Interns are also needed for community crisis response, assisting with the volunteer program, office assistance, speaking engagements, computer applications, fundraising, publicity, and the VIVA newsletter. Keywords: Counseling, Volunteer groups

15. Volunteers of America

Publications: http://www.voa-sac.org/

Address: 1900 Point West Way, Suite 270
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Leo McFarland
Contact's Position: President
Phone: 9164423691
Email: info@voa-sac.org
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Support services for families, children and seniors; outreach and referral for the homeless mentally ill; re-entry programs for ex-offenders; recovery programs for alcoholics and drug abusers; shelter for the homeless; job placement. Keyword: Volunteer groups

16. Yolo Food Bank

Publications: http://www.yolofoodbank.org/

Address: 1244 Fortna Avenue
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Raymond Bautista
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5308672305
Email: raymond@yolofoodbank.org
Hours: 8:30AM - 5PM

Descriptions: The mission of the Food Bank of Yolo County (FBYC) is to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in Yolo County. Founded in 1970, FBYC has grown from an all-volunteer effort to a staff of 16 employees and operates out of Woodland, California. 34,420 people in Yolo County struggle with hunger, including children, seniors, single parents, low-income families, and persons with disabilities. Through a network of more than 60 partner agencies, including soup kitchens and food closets, and its own direct distribution programs, FBYC provides food to approximately 20,000 people each month. Volunteer Opportunities: FBYC offers several one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities, including: sorting food donations to create "Variety Boxes" for distribution, Kid's Farmers Market, Friday's Table, and more. Typically, our opportunities are within the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. During the holiday season, we do have several one-time, group opportunities. Please contact us now to learn more! Keyword: Hunger, Health, Outreach, Volunteer groups, food bank, food insecurity, give back, food