Carson City Volunteer Connection for Aug. 18, 2018 | NevadaAppeal.com

Carson City Volunteer Connection for Aug. 18, 2018

These local organizations need help with a variety of fun and interesting volunteer opportunities. If you're interested in volunteering, contact Sandy at 775-687-4680, ext. 6. Don't call the agency you're interested in volunteering with directly, as they cannot process your application to volunteer.

These local organizations need your help with a variety of fun and interesting volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Sandy at (775) 687-4680 x 6. PLEASE DO NOT CALL the agency you are interested in volunteering with directly, as they cannot process your application to volunteer.

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Do you have a positive attitude that can encourage? Can you spare four hours a week to make a life-changing difference in the lives of those in need? Carson Tahoe Health in Carson City is looking for active adults to join our amazing volunteer team! Carson Tahoe volunteers assist patients and visitors in many areas throughout the medical campus. Tasks may include providing wheelchair assistance, giving helpful directions, escorting new visitors to various locations, offering encouraging words and a smile, and helping staff with simple daily tasks. Volunteer benefits include a weekly $10 meal voucher, coverage for all required medical testing, discounts on café and gift shop purchases, plus many more! If you are interested in joining the Carson Tahoe Health team, please contact Sandy at RSVP. Come make a difference at Carson Tahoe Health!

Are you interested in volunteering with a local organization that has been nominated for the CNN Heroes Award? If so, ESL In-Home is just the right organization for you! ESL In-Home Program is seeking community volunteer tutors to provide ESL tutoring, literacy, or citizenship study to adult immigrants. You do not need to be bilingual to volunteer with ESL!

Another great local organization looking for volunteers is Friends in Service Helping (FISH). FISH provides food, clothing, shelter and medical aid to the homeless and hungry within our community, with the objective to provide programs and referrals to families and individuals so that they may become self-sufficient. FISH is looking for volunteers in its food bank, family dining room, at one of its three thrift stores, assistance with intakes and referrals, as well as data entry. Call Sandy at RSVP to volunteer with FISH!

WE NEED YOUR HELP! RSVP is seeking a field representative(s) to help elders, veterans and caregivers in Lyon County based in Dayton with programs provided by volunteers such as transportation, veterans services, respite care, personal emergency response systems and more. Duties include leadership of program, collecting monthly time sheets, volunteer recruitment-client match, community outreach, and documentation. A commitment of about 10 hours per week required. Monthly stipend, out of pocket expenses and mileage reimbursement provided. Call Sandy at the RSVP office if you are interested.

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All volunteers receive orientation and training. In addition to these great opportunities, many of our other partner organizations could use your help as a volunteer. RSVP offers mileage reimbursement and insurance coverage. If you are a governmental agency, proprietary health care organization or nonprofit organization and would like RSVP to feature your need for volunteers, please contact Sandy at RSVP at 775-687-4680, ext. 6.