Volunteer

Overview

Volunteer

Overview

Local Volunteer Opportunities

The Sacramento region is rich with opportunities for volunteers, whether you’re interested in supporting health or human service groups, the arts, education, the environment, animals or civic endeavors. Below we’ve listed a few resources you can search to identify the perfect position for you.

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United Way Volunteer Center

The United Way Volunteer Center is the California Capital Region’s source for getting involved.  Learn about one-time and ongoing local nonprofit volunteer opportunities, ways to donate unused materials and household items, upcoming special events and fundraisers in the community, and opportunities to advocate.  

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Hands On Sacramento

Hands on Sacramento connects individuals, families, businesses and community groups with fun one-time, hands-on volunteer opportunities or longer-term projects.

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City-wide Volunteer Program

Volunteers provide assistance with animal care, gardening, tours, arts and crafts, child development, special events and much more. Some City of Sacramento departments can utilize volunteers as young as 12, while others require the volunteer to be at least 18.

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National Volunteer Opportunities

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Making a Difference through Volunteering & Nonprofit Careers

Volunteer work is not just an item on a resume or college application – it’s an essential part of a functioning society. The benefits of volunteer work reach far and wide with a ripple effect that begins with the individual and nonprofit organization and extends beyond the larger community, benefiting everyone in its wake. In this guide, you’ll learn more about the importance of volunteer work, how to find volunteer opportunities, and how to transition from volunteering to a career in a nonprofit.

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Catchafire

Catchafire matches professionals who want to give their skills with nonprofits and social enterprises that need their help. They match professionals and organizations based on a variety of characteristics including skills, cause interests, and time availability.

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Network for Good

Search for an organization by keyword, charity name, or state.

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