RSVP’s 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 Douglas County Backpack Buddies Program is seeking a volunteer to commit to two hours per week on Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. during the school year. Responsibilities include sorting, labeling, loading and delivering food items to the school. Help keep Douglas County fed by volunteering today.
RSVP is seeking a data entry volunteer to join its Carson City team. Sought is an individual who has a strong background in working with Excel spreadsheets and databases. This is a challenging and rewarding volunteer opportunity. This person will be given important assignments that require attention to detail and must be able to meet time sensitive deadlines. If you are interested volunteering with RSVP, contact Lauren Jones at (775) 687-4680 Ext. 6.
USDA is partnering with Friends in Service Helping to offer a monthly food distribution to low income individuals and families in the Carson area. Volunteers are needed every third Friday of the month from 8 to 11 a.m. to help with sign-ups and food distribution. Help keep our community fed and sign up today.
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is a vital community resource that helps our local community with solution based programs which are unique to each community need. The Carson City office is in need of a lunch time receptionist volunteer. Time slots are flexible and coffee and chocolate is kept on hand for volunteers.
Many home bound seniors, living independently in the community, 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 x6.