Carson City volunteer connection |

Carson City volunteer connection

This continues RSVP’s column of volunteer opportunities. For details or to sign up for any of these opportunities, call Lauren at 775-687-4680, ext. 6. Don’t call agencies directly, as they can’t process your application to volunteer.

USDA is partnering with Friends in Service Helping (FISH) to offer food distribution to low income individuals and families in the Carson area every other month. Next distribution will be 9-11 a.m. Jan. 15 at the Carson City Community Center. Volunteers are needed the third Friday of every other month from 8 to 11 a.m. 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.

The Nevada State Railroad Museum is seeking volunteers for a variety of opportunities at the museum. They’re looking for persons to work at the admissions desk, museum store and conduct depot ticket sales. Please contact Lauren at 775-687-4680, ext. 6, or for more information.

The Nevada State Museum is seeking volunteers for various positions throughout the museum and for special events throughout the year. Come be a part of a unique and historical opportunity today.

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada is looking for volunteers to help on the main floor of the play area and within the Science Center. This opportunity involves working closely with children and some degree of higher energy. All applicants must pass a background check before being considered. Contact Lauren Jones for more details.

All volunteers receive orientation and training. Also, volunteers can receive out-of-pocket expenses such as mileage reimbursement and are covered by several insurances. To volunteer, or if you are a not for profit agency and would like us to feature your need for volunteers, call Lauren at 775-687-4680, ext. 6.