Carson City Volunteer Connection for July 30 |

Carson City Volunteer Connection for July 30

This continues RSVP’s Sunday column of outstanding volunteer opportunities. If you’re interested in volunteering, contact Sandy at 775-687-4680, ext. 6. Don’t call agencies directly as they can’t process applications to volunteer.

NEW! RSVP is seeking a field representative(s) to help elders, veterans and caregivers in Storey and Lyon counties 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’re interested.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office and the Carson City Senior Center are looking for high-energy individuals with a passion for public safety to help run the Carson City TRIAD program. Work with Carson City law enforcement, fire and Senior Center officials to put together monthly educational seminars for seniors.

ESL In-Home Program is seeking Community Volunteer Tutors to provide ESL tutoring, literacy, or citizenship study to adult immigrants. You don’t need to be bilingual to volunteer with ESL!

RSVP is in need of volunteer drivers to transport local seniors, veterans and adults with disabilities to important medical appointments and errands. Hours are flexible according to your availability. Join our team and help make a difference in a senior’s life today!

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Carson City Substation is looking for volunteers to assist individuals by phone or in person who are in need of services provided by the Sheriff’s Office. Services may include checking on seniors by phone, issuing special permits, answering questions, and more! Please contact Sandy for more details.

Catmandu is seeking volunteers to care for cats and kittens in its Carson City facility. They need volunteers to help socialize the animals until they’re placed with a new family.

Wylie Animal Foundation (WARF) is looking for a volunteer in Carson City. This person would help to feed, clean and socialize cats in the foster home. WARF is asking for a two-hour commitment.

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.

RSVP offers mileage reimbursement and insurance coverage. If you’re a governmental agency or nonprofit organization and would like RSVP to feature your need for volunteers, contact Sandy at RSVP at 775-687-4680, ext. 6.