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1. 4-H Youth Development Program
Address: 70 Cottonwood Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Delynda Eldridge
Contact's Position: 4-H Program Representative
Phone: 5306668703
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The UCCE 4-H Youth Development Program provides opportunities for 5-19 year old (male and female) youth to participate in research-based experiential education activities. "4-H" stands for Head, Heart, Hands and Health. Youth become members of clubs that meet monthly, and they work on projects that range from raising and showing livestock to learning sign language and performing skits for deaf children. All projects are designed to support the development of citizenship skills. Adult volunteers provide leadership for the diverse array of projects and events that are part of the 4-H program. The University of California Cooperative Extension Office oversees the implementation of this program. A corps of volunteers manages the program. Keywords: volunteer groups, education, youth, animals, disabled persons
2. Adopt-a-Park Program, City of Davis
Address: 1818 5th Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Kellie Vitaich
Contact's Position: Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Phone: 5307475419
Hours: M-R 7-5P

Descriptions: The Adopt-A-Park Program allows individuals and groups to assist in the care of parks, greenbelts, and other open spaces. Projects include litter pickup, tree planting, graffiti removal, table painting and more. (see brochure) Human Corps has contacted this agency and volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis. Interested parties may respond one or two incidents per year to as many as twenty depending on the level of motivation. Groups are especially welcomed. Keywords: environment, volunteer groups
3. Big Brothers Big Sisters, Greater Sacramento Area

Address: 1451 Riverpark Dr. Suite 241
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Collette Walls
Phone: 9166469300
Hours: M-F 9am to 5:30pm

Descriptions: A preventative service providing children from single-parent families with one-to-one friendship with a mature, trained adult volunteer. Objective is to help develop and strengthen the family unit. Serving boys ages 8 - 16, and girls ages 7 - 16 in the Sacramento, Placer and Yolo counties. Human Corps has contacted this group and volunteers are needed to act as a big brother/big sister to a youth for 1 to 6 per week or every other week depending on program selected about 4-5 hours/week. The volunteer is matched by hobbies, interests, personalities and any other preferences the two may have. Volunteers must be fingerprinted for the FBI and State of California. A valid drivers license, transportation and car insurance is required. Anyone interested in volunteering may call or email for more information. For more information, Keyword: Mentor/tutor, youth
4. Cal Corps Public Service Center

Address: 505 Eshleman Hall
City: Berkeley State: CA Zip: 947205150

Phone: 5106423916

Descriptions: Founded in 1967, the Cal Corps Public Service Center promotes the UC Berkeley mission of public service by coordinating a variety of activities and programs for students, faculty, and staff and by providing training, advising, and support. Their programs and services assist campus community members in developing leadership skills, a stronger sense of self and community, principles of justice and social action, and in the development of positive social relationships. Keywords: volunteer groups, organizations
5. California Conservation Corps

Address: 1719 24th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 96816

Contact Person: Wei Hsieh
Contact's Position: Manager of Recruitment
Phone: 9163413100
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Descriptions: The California Conservation Corps is a state agency pairing youth and natural resources to benefit both. The California Conservation Corps does conservation work and emergency assistance each year. They plant trees, build parks and trails, restore historic buildings, weatherize homes, sandbag levees, and fight fires and mudslides. There are four requirements for joining: 1. Must be between the ages of 18 and 23 2. Cannot be on parole or probation 3. Must be a California resident 4. Must be willing to work hard Women are especially encouraged to apply. Along with physical work, corps members spend several evenings each week in classes (high school or college, depending on level). They also learn about conservation principles and future career choices. Corpsmembers receive minimum wage for their efforts. Money for future school expenses is available upon successful completion of one year. It engages young men and women in meaningful work, public service and educational activities that assist them in becoming responsible citizens, while protecting and enhancing California's environment, human resources and communities. Website: Keywords: Emplymt/Training & Personal Dev Corps Environ Emerg, education
6. Center for AIDS Research, Education and Service

Address: 1500 21st Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Janet Parker
Phone: 9169146250
Hours: M 9-7pm, Tues-Fri 9-6pm

Descriptions: Comprehensive outpatient clinic for HIV+ people. Medical, psychological/social, case management and health education services on a fee-for-service basis as well as in conjunction with a Federal grant. Grant funding provides free service for patients meeting eligibility criteria. 24-hour medical emergency care through UCD Medical Center. Human Corps contacted this agency. Volunteers are needed to help with patient care, computer data entry, filing, and mailings. Monday nights, the center holds special projects and calls patients to remind them about health appointments. Other special events include, an AIDS walk and Lambda Freedom Faire. Keywords: emergency
7. City of Davis Fire Corps
Address: 530 Fifth Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Beth Parker
Contact's Position: Office Assistant
Phone: 5307575684

Descriptions: The Davis Fire Department is beginning a new program, The Davis Fire Corps. It is a locally-driven Citizen Corps program that allows community members to offer their time and talents to their local fire department in non-operational roles. Fire Corps serves as a gateway to information for and about fire department programs and meets a citizen's desire to serve as well as a department's need for support. If you are interested in joining please R.S.V.P. to Beth Parker at 530-757-5684. Keywords: fire corps, fire department, davis, corps
8. CommuniCare Health Centers
Address: 2051 John Jones Road
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Jessica Medina
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5307533498

Descriptions: CommuniCare Health Centers is comprised of four Clinics -- The Davis Community Clinic, Salud Clinic in West Sacramento, John H. Jones Clinic in West Sacramento and Peterson Clinic in Woodland. Patients are from all income, ethnic, and age groups. Programs are offered in General Medicine, Pediatrics, Counseling, Dental, Women's Health, Prenatal, Drug Abuse and Alcohol de-tox, and anonymous HIV testing and counseling. All the programs emphasize health education, counseling, and preventative health care. To obtain more specific information about the programs, including time and days of service offered, contact the Davis Community Clinic Site or the Internship and Career Center. Human Corps has contacted this program, and volunteer opportunities are available in all areas mentioned above. Time commitment varies from 6 months to one year, base on position of interest. Each program provides its own training. Spanish speakers are preferred but not required. Spanish translators are utilized in all areas. There are opportunities available with the HIV program in addition to the anonymous HIV test sites. These include an HIV street outreach program, a "Buddy" program to provide emotional support to people with AIDS, and food delivery to people with AIDS. Students should use the Health Center Services except for HIV pre-post testing and TB screen tests. Spouses of students and their children not covered in the student's health plan are welcome. Keywords: Health Cultural, women, mentor/tutor
9. Diogenes Youth Services - Sacramento Youth and Counseling Center

Address: 9719 Lincoln Village Drive, Ste 502
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95827

Contact Person: Melissa Gallagher
Contact's Position: Services Director
Phone: 9163695447
Hours: M-F 8:30-6pm

Descriptions: Services for runaway, homeless, abandoned, abused and neglected youth. Crisis resolution; emergency shelter; transitional living programs; group and family counseling; support groups; skill-building workshops on a variety of issues including sexually transmitted infections, drugs and alcohol, and teen pregnancy prevention; HIV/AIDS education and prevention; after school activities; in-home supportive services; street-based outreach and counseling; Speakers and Tours Bureau; Project Safe Place; medical/outreach van, teen-care-a-van; and a peer (teen) and adult component. Human Corps has contacted this mental health program and volunteers are needed to handle crisis calls; assist staff caseworkers with adolescent group counseling, individual and family cases; and coordinate and/or assist in community outreach programs. Anyone who is interested in volunteering their time to help youth and families resolve differences and difficulties may apply. Training is provided in interpersonal communication skills, crisis intervention, family therapy, child abuse and neglect. For more information, Keywords: housing, women, mental health, counseling
10. Hemophilia Council of California
Address: 4629 Whitney Avenue, Suite 1
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95821

Contact Person: Heidi Scanlan
Contact's Position: Project Director
Phone: 9164983780

Descriptions: This non-profit, statewide organization is state funded to serve the hemophilia and blood transfusion recipient communities through free counseling and health education activities. Human Corps has contacted this agency. Assistance is needed in setting up the resource library, typing (word processor), communicating with clientele, assisting with support groups, seminars and conferences. Qualifications of volunteers include: independent worker, word-star word processor knowledge, good communication skills, a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Keywords: Health Counseling
11. League of Women Voters of Davis
Address: PO BOX 72674
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Contact Person: Jean Lund
Contact's Position: President
Phone: 5304788963

Descriptions: The League of Women Voters is a nonprofit organization open to men and women of all ages, backgrounds, and political persuasions. Its purpose is to encourage informed participation of citizens in local, state, and national governments. By joining the League in Davis, one is automatically a member of the League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of California. Members receive a bi-monthly National Voter Magazine and a Quarterly Statewide News Sheet as well as the local newsletter. The league is a non-partisan, issue-oriented group that actively lobbies for the issues they feel are most important. Human Corps has contacted this agency and volunteers may assist with clerical work, voter registration, promotion/organization of public lectures, and observing local government in action. Keywords: Cmty Dev Lobbyists, women
12. Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Address: 1226 Vermont Ave NW
City: Washington State: DC Zip: 20005

Contact Person: Elizabeth Flomo
Contact's Position: Program Operations Manager
Phone: 2023873222x221

Descriptions: Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) unites full-time stipended Volunteers with financial supporters, non-profit organizations and ministries to work for peace with justice across the nation. In addition to working for justice, LVC Volunteers live together in intentional household communities of 4-7 people to encourage simple, sustainable living.
13. Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Address: 1325 Howe Ave., Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Becky Wood
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9169216233
Hours: M-F 9am-4:30pm

Descriptions: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), assists victims of drunk driving and educates the public with awareness programs. Human Corps has contacted this agency. Volunteers are needed to staff public events (rallies, booths), provide office help, assist with the newsletter, Designated Driver program, Red Ribbon Project and KISS Campaign. The only qualifications are a willingness to participate and a commitment to end drunk driving. Volunteers especially needed for registration of court ordered DUI defendants taking our class. Times are from 4:30 - 7:30 on the first, second and third Fridays and second Tuesdays of the month. Keywords: Community Development Drugs Counseling, substance abuse
14. Norwood Pines
Address: 500 Jessie Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95838

Contact Person: Roy Gardner
Phone: 9169227177

Descriptions: This skilled nursing facility that specializes in the Alzheimer patient and gero-psyche patient. Human Corps has contacted this agency and volunteers are needed in the kitchen and business office to direct patient contact. Behavior Intervention Training is provided. Keywords: Adult Health
15. Peace Corps
Publications: Brochures on various programs

Address: 230 South Hall
City: UC Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact's Position: Peace Corps Representative
Phone: 5307528234

Descriptions: The Peace Corps provides trained volunteers to work in developing countries on projects aimed at meeting basic human needs and educational programs. They have recently expanded their services to Eastern Europe. The Peace Corps is an exhilarating two-year experience that will last a lifetime. Office hours vary quarter to quarter and hours can be obtained by calling the office The address for the San Francisco Area Office of the Peace Corps: San Francisco Area Office 211 Main Street, Room 533 San Francisco, CA 94105 (415) 744-2677 (call collect) or 1-800-424-8580 (Washington D.C.) Keywords: Corps Employment
16. Sacramento Habitat for Humanity

Address: 3227 Second Ave.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95817

Contact Person: Jeannie Barry-Sanders
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164401215ext1102
Hours: M-F 9-5pm

Descriptions: Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization which is active both nationally and internationally, builds homes for low-income families. All of the construction is done by volunteers and most materials are donated. The Sacramento Habitat for Humanity builds 2-4 houses per year and sells them at no profit; their goal is to develop a sense of community, especially among the poorest populations in Sacramento. Eligible families are chosen based on need and level of income. Those families selected to purchase a house must put in 500 "sweat equity" hours, which are hours of labor in building homes. Human Corps has contacted the program and volunteers may work on building sites, helping with construction, painting, landscape and such. Office help (typing, mailing, phoning, etc.), fundraising and public relations are other volunteer options. Call the Habitat office for further information about volunteering, or the application process for a Habitat House. Interested students should also contact UC Davis Student Activities and Leadership to find out more information about the UC Davis Habitat for Humanity student club. Keywords: Cmty Dev housing Keywords:
17. Sacramento Job Corps Center
Address: 3100 Meadowview Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95832

Contact Person: Peter Gregerson
Contact's Position: Center Director
Phone: 9163940770
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Serves 300 residential and 112 non-residential students with vocational training in 14 areas including building, apartment and grounds maintenance (commercial and residential), carpentry, cement masonry, plastering, heavy equipment operation and engineering, food service, office skills, data entry, health occupations, retail sales and security. Keywords: corps
18. Sacramento Urban Indian Health Project
Address: 2020 J Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Daniel Tatum
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164410918
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Sacramento Urban Indian Health Project is a licensed community clinic to elevate the health status of American Indians in the Sacramento area. Services provided include: medical, dental, community outreach, AIDS education and prevention, and substance abuse education and prevention. Fees for service are on a sliding fee scale based on household size and income. Human Corps has contacted this program and volunteers are needed to develop comprehensive needs assessment and current health status report. Volunteers should have a research and health background. NOTE: this position may qualify as an internship. See Kay Nelson in the Internship & Career Center. Keywords: Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco Health Cultural Community Development Substance abuse
19. Salvation Army

Address: 1200 North B Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Cruz Gusman
Contact's Position: Shelter Services Director
Phone: 9164529388
Hours: M-F 8-4:30pm

Descriptions: Shelter Services: Lodging and meals provided to homeless single men and women for 30 to 120 days, including a support system of multiple resources and specialize programs. Job development, computer training, employment counseling, mental health services, recreational activities and substance abuse counseling. Alcoholics Anonymous, alternative housing, spiritual counseling, chapel services, and bible studies also offered. Casework, counseling, and referral services provided to address other areas of need. Other programs under the Salvation Army that use volunteers, Adult Rehabilitation Center (916) 441-5267 Six-month residential social model treatment program for men with treatable handicap (I.e., alcoholism, drug abuse, anger of other abuse issues). Sacramento Citadel Corps Center (916) 452-9388 Religious programs, fellowship, and recreation for all ages. Child Development Center (916) 451-4230 Strives to meet the needs of individual children and encourage emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth. Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center (916) 452-9388 Educational, recreational, social and spiritual programs for all persons in a safe and secure environment regardless of age, race, religion, creed, color or gender. Keywords: housing, recreaton, youth, substance abuse, hunger
20. Senior Citizens Services
Address: 8175 Signal Court, Suite M
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95824

Contact Person: Richard Goodwin
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9163817794
Hours: M-F 9-noon

Descriptions: Emergency food distribution. All-volunteer senior organization gathers surplus and outdated food from farmers and grocers to distribute to needy and seniors. People who are destitute or need emergency food may receive one-time-only help. Human Corps has contacted this agency and all volunteer opportunities are restricted to senior only. Keyword: Hunger, elderly
21. Sierra Health Care Convalescent Hospital
Address: 715 Pole Line Road
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Alisha Madero
Phone: 5307564900

Descriptions: Sierra Health Care Convalescent Hospital provides care for adults who require extensive care with skilled and licensed nursing supervision. Human Corps has contacted this program and a variety of opportunities working with staff and clients are available. Volunteers can work in the activities or social services departments of the hospital. In social services, individuals can work one on one with patients to fulfill their social, emotional, and spiritual needs. There is no limit to the amount of time which can be volunteered and there are many one time tasks available, such as helping with patient transportation. Please call for an interview. An orientation and on-the-job training are provided. Keywords: Adult Disabled Persons Health
22. St. Hope

Address: 3400 34th Street
City: Sacramento State: California Zip: 95817

Contact Person: Lara Knight
Contact's Position: Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 9166497900

Descriptions: St. HOPE began in 1989 in a portable classroom at Sacramento High School as an after school program named St. HOPE Academy. Founded by NBA All-Star and Oak Park native Kevin Johnson, St. HOPE is a nonprofit community development corporation whose mission is to revitalize inner-city communities through public education, civic leadership, economic development and the arts. Through the after school program, hundreds of youth have demonstrated major gains in academic achievement, most notably in reading and math. The goal of St. HOPE Public Schools is to provide Oak Park youth with a private school education, for free. St. Hope provides volunteer opportunities with neighborhood projects, public school tutoring and the Hood Corps. Keywords: youth, mentor/tutor
23. Summerbridge Sacramento/Breakthrough Sacramento

Address: 2636 Latham Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95846

Contact Person: Adolfo Mercado
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164818811
Hours: M-F 9-6

Descriptions: "Summerbridge is about getting younger students into learning and older students into teaching." Sacramento Summerbridge is designed to assist talented, middle school age students to overcome cultural, economic, and educational barriers that place them educationally at risk and provides them with the opportunity to strengthen their academic skills so that they can enter and succeed in college prepatory classes when they reach high school. The program offers a rigorous six-week summer sessions where students attend classes taught by high school and college students. Students also attend year-round tutoring sessions where high school and college students volunteer as their tutors and mentors. Classes are small (4-7 students) and are focused on personal interaction and individual student initiation. Volunteer needs are as follows: -School year tutors are needed to work with students individually or in small groups. -Summerbridge is an AmeriCorps program, so volunteers may be hired as a Year-Round Teacher or Teaching Coordinator and receive a small living allowance and an educational grant toward college loans or graduate school -Teachers are needed during the summer--SUMMERBRIDGE WILL TRAIN YOU! A small living allowance is paid, but one receives the life time experience of being a full-time classroom teacher for six weeks. -Office and other types of help are always welcome. Keywords: mentor/tutor
24. Teach For America
Address: 22 4th Street, 7th Floor
City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94103

Contact Person: Kristen Casaretto
Contact's Position: Pacific Coast Recruitment Director
Phone: 4156590800x48250

Descriptions: Teach for America is the national corps of outstanding and diverse recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in under-resourced urban & rural public schools. We bring together individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, & cultural backgrounds who will be lifelong leaders in the pursuit of educational excellence for all children. We are seeking campus organizers, dynamic entrepreneurial individuals who are committed to expanding educational opportunity in this country and to helping shape the consciousness of their peers. Campus organizers work with the Recruitment Team to increase awareness about conditions facing children in urban and rural public schools and to inspire their most talented peers to commit two years to teach in America's most underesourced areas. Keywords: Education Youth
25. Washington Children's Center
Address: 530 18th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95605

Contact Person: Kathy Vona
Phone: 9162644186

Descriptions: The Washington Children's Center provides child care for youths ages 3 to 12 years. The adult to child ratio in the preschool class is 1:8. The adult child ratio in our before and after program is 1:14. Human Corps has contacted this program. Volunteers are needed to help lead activities such as outdoor games and other cooperative play with small groups of children. Experience with children and some early childhood education courses is preferable. Desire to work and play with children ages 2 to 12 years is necessary. A brief introduction to the program philosophy, staff and students will be given. Male volunteers are especially needed to tutor as the staff is all female and many children lack positive adult male role models in their lives. Keywords: Youth, Mentor/tutor

Address: 1900 K Street 2nd Floor
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Phone: 9164482321
Hours: 24 hour availability

Descriptions: Women Escaping a Violent Environment, Inc, (WEAVE), is both a shelter for battered women and a counseling center. Crisis counseling appointments are available within 24 hours, while regular counseling has a 1-4 week waiting list and a sliding fee scale. There is space available at the shelter and usually no waiting list. The shelter is $2 per day per family but no one is turned away due to lack of money. Contact the community educator for a brochure. Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Counseling is available 9-5 Monday through Friday and their physical address is 1900 K Street, Sacramento. We provide 24 hour peer counseling services through our crisis line. Also available are Domestic violence drop-in support groups which are free. The women's drop-in groups are held Tuesdays 6-7:30 and Fridays 12:00-1:30 PM and are free. The co-ed anger management/batterers drop-ins are held Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM and Saturdays 10:30-12:00 PM. The fee is $5.00. Late comers will not be admitted. Human Corps has contacted this program and volunteers can work on the crisis line, with the youth program at the safehouse or in non-direct service areas. The direct service positions require individuals to complete the 64-hour training, and make a commitment of six months, at four hours per week. All non-direct service positions are negotiable. Keywords: Legal & Criminal Justice Women Counseling Youth
27. Western Service Workers Association
Publications: California Service Worker

Address: 5040 Perry Ave.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95820

Contact Person: Chris Valdez
Contact's Position: Administration Assistant
Phone: 9164561771
Hours: Mon-Sun 9-9pm

Descriptions: Western Service Workers Association is an organization serving Sacramento County's service workers. Volunteers are always needed. Examples of volunteer opportunities are: organize a food drive for needy service workers, donate clothing. Western Service Workers Association offers many services to its members such as medical and dental care, legal services, child care and job referral services. Additional descriptions are available in Human Corps. Keywords: Community Development