For the Nevada Appeal
This continues our regular Sunday column of volunteer opportunities available through the Nevada Rural Counties RSVP program.
We hope you will find something you would like to do that will help these wonderful agencies and the people they serve. Good Luck.
1. Northern Nevada Railroad Foundation needs volunteers for its Carson City Administrative Office. For more information, call 885-6833.
2. RSVP needs an assistant to assist administrative staff with office duties, drivers to transport seniors who can no longer drive (RSVP furnishes the van for transportation), handyman services, and Lifeline installers (Lifeline is an emergency response system).
3. Bordewich-Bray Elementary School needs classroom volunteers.
4. Nevada State Department of Corrections is seeking a volunteer to manage the inmate store. Located at the Carson City Prison (outside the gate.)
5. Western Nevada College is seeking volunteers to assist with the following positions: teacher’s aide, student course evaluations survey proctor, CCSSE survey administrator, observatory support personnel, work study (computing services), help in print shop, student course evaluation survey coordinator, assist ant to administrative staff with office duties, assistant recycling coordinator, assistive technology technician, note taker, environmental health and safety assistant, information desk attendant, student recruitment specialist, assistant with “Don’t Wait, Graduate” program, and much more, call for details.
6. Cared 4 Seconds Thrift Store (Carson Cancer Advocates Center) is looking for in-store clerks to assist with customer service and inventory.
7. F.I.S.H. in Mound House is looking for in-store clerks to assist with customer service and inventory.
For more information relative to these exciting volunteer opportunities please call LoRee at 687-4680 ext. 6.
Remember RSVP can pay volunteers out-of-pocket expenses (mileage) and carries insurance for you while on the job. Volunteering is a great experience for everyone, and you can make your own days and hours to donate to one of these worthwhile programs. Any help is appreciated by them.
• Janice Ayres is RSVP executive director and CEO