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. Do not call agencies directly, as they cannot process your application to volunteer.

The Legislative Council Bureau (LCB) is looking for volunteer docents. Call us if you are interested in providing tours educating students about the Legislative process. Training is provided.

Brewery Arts Center and RSVP are looking for volunteers who are able to help with the Winter Wine, Spirits and all that Jazz special event on Jan. 17. Come join in the fun and help BAC and RSVP at this fantastic event. There are a variety of options to choose from.

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 Jan. 16 at the Carson City Community Center from 9 to 11 a.m. Volunteers are needed the third Friday of every other month from 8 to 11 a.m. to help with sign-ups and food distribution.

RSVP is in need of volunteer drivers to transport local seniors and adults with disabilities to important medical appointments and errands.

Many home bound elderly Nevadans face the challenges of isolation and experience difficultly with everyday tasks such as sorting mail, grocery shopping, and socialization. RSVP needs dedicated volunteers to help make a difference. Commitments and placements are extremely flexible.

All volunteers receive orientation and training. Also, volunteers can receive out of 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, extension 6.