October 25, 2017 – Whether you’re interested in using your current skills or learning a new one, RSVP has over a hundred volunteer opportunities that span education, public service, working with seniors and children, and many more. If you are interested in any of the positions, e-mail us at rsvp3@nccn.net or call weekdays 9AM-2PM at (530) 271-0255. RSVP is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service and sponsored locally by the Agency on Aging Area 4.

Delivery Driver for the Food Bank of Nevada County

The Food Bank of Nevada County (FBNC) is recruiting for volunteer drivers for their Outreach Program. It is through the Outreach Program that FBNC is able to reach out to isolated Nevada County residents by delivering food to those unable to make it to a distribution site due to medical conditions. Volunteer drivers for the Outreach Program are needed Monday-Thursday, 9am-2pm. Drivers must have a valid CA driver’s license and should be able to lift up to 50lbs.

FREED is Looking for Volunteers for Their “Fix-It” Program

FREED needs volunteers with handy person skills and home repair. FREED Center for Independent Living helps people live safely and independently in their homes, and volunteers help make that happen. Volunteers provide labor for minor home modifications and health and safety related repairs in the homes of seniors and people with disabilities. The project coordinator matches volunteers to projects of their interest, ranging from grab bar installations, ramp construction, and minor plumbing or electrical repairs. Cost of materials for projects is provided.

Meals on Wheels Driver

Nationally, 1 in 6 seniors’ faces the threat of hunger and many more live quietly in isolation. Gold Country Community Services wants to change this, but they need your help! It only takes a few hours (10:30am to 1:00pm) one day a week, a car, sense of direction and a friendly smile. Help out the dedicated team of drivers for the Meals on Wheels program by becoming a Delivery Driver and help support Nevada County seniors. Drivers must provide a DMV printout showing a clean driving record, a California driver’s license, and proof of insurance on file with the Nutrition Office.

Become A Friendly Visitor!

Visit a senior or someone with a disability, for a couple of hours a week in their home. Enjoy a new friendship through talking and listening, or sharing crafts and hobbies together. If you are a good listener and enjoy spending time with people and sharing memories, this may be the perfect way to give back to your community. Just bring yourself. You will be given an orientation and there are monthly training and support groups so you can meet other volunteers and share insights.

Tutors Needed for Elementary Students!

Union Hill School is recruiting for caring adults to provide both academic and mentorship support to students in the K-8th grade in a variety of subjects, but primarily in math. High school math skills, language arts skills, with a willingness and heartfelt concern to help young children become successful are the only skills needed. Tutors are needed Monday-Thursday and can either volunteer from 2:25-3:15 pm OR 3:10-4:00 pm.

Got the Right Stuff? Join the Nevada County Sheriff’s Volunteers

Assist our local Sheriff’s Office. Be involved in almost every division – civil, evidence, jail, community or boat patrol, or office support. Help with charity and public safety events throughout the year. You may not always know whose life you may save but you will save lives with what you do.

Join Nevada County Pets In Need as a Pet Food Distribution Assistant, Assist with scheduling AARP tax appointments at Connecting Point or, be an Office Assistant for Western Gateway Park! See these and many other interesting opportunities at www.volunteernevadacounty.org.