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Helpful Links

Listed below are more helpful links for Sacramento County as well as for statewide and national volunteer organizations. The links go beyond the county to continue services for volunteers living outside the community who want to get involved and make an impact.
 

Local

  • City of Roseville Volunteer Website
    The City of Roseville Volunteer Center provides opportunities for Roseville citizens to contribute to their community. Volunteer contributions are a value-added enhancement to City services and provide the volunteer with a unique perspective of City government and non-profit organizations.
  • City of Sacramento Volunteer Website
    The City of Sacramento welcomes volunteers to help provide services and programs to its citizens. The City is committed to maintaining a close relationship between the community volunteers and the City government.
  • DOVIA Sacramento
    Directors of Volunteers in Agencies. They host informational meetings once a month and provide other information and resources for local area agencies that utilize volunteers. DOVIA has created and made available a comprehensive handbook for new Volunteer Coordinators.
  • Hands On Sacramento
    Link to volunteer opportunities for working professionals, with mostly evening and weekend shifts. Good referral for those who we can’t accommodate due to time constraints. Housed at the Community Services Planning Council.
  • SeniorNet
    SeniorNet is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to teaching seniors how to use computers. Locally, SeniorNet offers several courses and is looking for seniors willing to volunteer time to teach or assist in these courses, as well as clerical assistance.
  • Volunteer Match
    Individuals can search by zip code to find volunteer opportunities.
  • Wonder, Inc.
    Matches adults in Sacramento area with foster youth for mentorship programs. DHHS/CPS collaborates with Wonder, Inc. to link our CPS foster children with mentors locally. More information about this program is currently on display on DHHS Internet site.

Statewide

National

  • Active 20-30
    Active 20-30 is a non-profit organization that raises money to provide personal growth, friendship and leadership while improving the quality of life for the special needs children throughout the community. First established in Sacramento in 1922, Active 20-30 is now established in 10 different countries. Visit the Sacramento chapters: the men’s club and the women’s club.
  • America’s Promise
    National initiative chaired initially by Collin Powell to promote community service and programs to support youth.
  • Points of Light
    A national volunteer center with links to other volunteer sites nationwide.
  • Senior Corps
    Information about RSVP, Senior Companion, and Foster Grandparent Programs.
  • Volunteers of America
    Information about the Volunteers of America program and projects.

Other

  • Beehive
    Local information and referral website for services and programs serving the community.