Volunteer Opportunities in Sonoma County

Volunteer Opportunities in Sonoma County

sonoma night support

Help with preparing and packing meals

Sonoma Overnight Support is a non-profit organization dedicated to sheltering the homeless and feeding the hungry in Sonoma and the Sonoma Valley. Located in Sonoma Springs Community Hall on Highway 12, volunteers are needed to prepare foods and pack breakfast and lunch five days a week. Shifts are four hours long. Contact Andy Gonzalez, Volunteer Coordinator at 415-810-9051 or register online at sonomaovernightsupport.org.

Sixth Street Theater

Volunteer in a fashion store

The 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa is looking for volunteers to work behind the scenes at the costume store, including helping with rapid costume changes. The Playhouse offers attitude training and flexible hours. Volunteers will receive compensation for hours in tickets. For more information, please send an email to costumes@6thstreetplayhouse.com.

small farm trooper

Help save the animals

The animal rescue team at Little Trooper Ranch in Penngrove are looking for volunteers to spend time with the dogs, help keep the shelter tidy, do laundry and keep the barns clean. The nonprofit is also looking for a volunteer coordinator and driver to help with trips to the Marin County vet and transportation interviews with dogs from other counties. For more information, visit littletrooperranch.org or send an email to sign up at the address.

Feet for Love Foundation

Volunteers are greatly needed

Paws for Love needs volunteers for its 23rd annual fundraising and animal art display auction on May 21. Volunteers are needed to help organize the event, run live and silent auctions, greet, serve and sell artwork to guests and more. For more information, send an email to Ellyn@pawsforlove.info.

Windsor wheels

Free rides for residents of Windsor over the age of 60

Windsor Wheels is looking for volunteer drivers to drive seniors through errands and doctor appointments. Masks and other personal protective equipment are provided to volunteers and time commitment is flexible. For more information, contact Leo Cacciatore at 707-838-6641 x244.

4 homes without a home

Helping to fight homelessness

Homes 4 the Homeless needs volunteers interested in communication, marketing, fundraising, grant writing, web design, social media, graphic design, video production, blogging, writing, research, and various clerical and administrative tasks. The organization specializes in shelter design and project management to assist people displaced by economic displacement or natural disasters through a range of supports and services. For more information, visit home4thehomeless.org or call 707-243-8022.

North Coast Opportunities

Volunteer in the classroom

The North Coast Foster Grandparent Program needs retired seniors to volunteer in the classroom. Volunteers will get benefits like mileage reimbursement, liability insurance, and a small hourly salary. The Senior Retired Volunteer Program provides access to volunteers for other nonprofit organizations and provides benefits to volunteers 55 years of age or older. For more information, visit bit.ly/3t7JaVk.

Helping local organizations

The North Coast Opportunities Retired Retired Volunteer Program provides grants and recruits volunteers for organizations such as Redwood Empire Food Bank and Mentor Me. Volunteers 55 and older are provided with benefits including supplemental insurance, liability insurance, national recognition, and gifts from an RSVP. To register, visit bit.ly/3qUBhQ5.

Western District Community Services

Become a Senior Consultant

Volunteers aged 55 and over are needed to help their peers manage the stress and challenges of aging. Volunteers will undergo 35 hours of training with licensed medical staff. The next training will be held on January 26. All meetings will be held in Santa Rosa or Over Zoom. Space is limited. Email Melissa.fike@westcountyservices.org or call 707-823-1640 ext. 301 for more information.

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