Carson City volunteer connection

This continues RSVP’s column of outstanding volunteer opportunities.

Please don’t call the agency directly as it can’t process your application to volunteer.

If you’re interested in volunteering please contact Lauren at 775-687-4680, ext. 6 or

Capitol City Arts Initiative is looking for a volunteer or volunteers to serve as a gallery attendant. Responsibilities will include welcoming visitors, handing out fliers and answering questions about exhibits. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Fridays, except federal and state holidays.

Carson City Parks and Recreation has opened its new Multi-Purpose Athletic Center (MAC) and is seeking volunteers to help with various assignments. CCPR needs volunteers to help with the front desk, accept phone calls, monitor facility during programs/special events and maintain cleanliness of the facility. Basic computer skills and effective communication skills are preferred. CPR certification is required.

Catmandu is seeking volunteers to care for cats and kittens in their Carson City facility. It needs volunteers to help socialize the animals until they are placed with a new family. A strong love of animals and housekeeping skills are required and appreciated. In addition to socialization, Catmandu needs help with cleaning litter boxes, sweeping, mopping, changing linens and filling water/food bowls. Contact Lauren Jones for more information.

USDA is collaborating with Friends in Service Helping (FISH) to offer food distribution to low income individuals and families in the Carson area every other month. The next distribution will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Carson City Community Center. Volunteers are needed from 8 to 11 a.m. on the third Friday of every other month to help with sign-ups and food distribution. Help keep our community fed and sign up today!

Wylie Animal Foundation (WARF) is looking for a volunteer in Carson City. This person would be helping to feed, clean and socialize cats in the foster home. WARF is asking for a two-hour commitment if possible. Please contact Lauren for more details.

Classy Seconds Thrift Shop is seeking volunteers for various positions throughout the shop. Volunteers are needed to help sort clothing, organize the book nook, arrange displays and greet donors. This opportunity allows Advocates to End Domestic Violence to aid victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Through volunteer service, we’re able to help victims escape violent situations.

All volunteers receive orientation and training. We offer mileage reimbursement and insurance coverage. If you are a Nonprofit Organization and would like RSVP to feature your need for volunteers, please contact Lauren at (775) 687-4680, ext. 6.


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