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Volunteers of America - Northern Nevada

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Organizations or individuals can sponsor a quarterly baby shower for new and expectant Moms!

Because our programs are fully staffed, most volunteer activities are project based. To request a program tour and learn more about our volunteer opportunities, please contact Linda Grace, Regional Development Officer, 775-322-7143 or lgrace@voa-ncnn.org .

Family Shelter Events

  • Sponsor a monthly birthday party for children residing at the Family Shelter (including games and snacks for about 60 people, birthday presents for the birthday children, and goodie bags for about 50 children).
  • Sponsor a quarterly baby shower for new and expectant Mothers residing in the Family Shelter. (including games and snacks for about 15 people, shower gifts for the expectant Mothers, and goodie bags for about 10 additional children).
  • Plan a special activity such as craft night, game night.
  • Sponsor the annual Christmas party for children residing at the Family Shelter (including games, food and snacks for about 60 people, goodie bags for about 50 children).
  • Participate in Operation Backpack during the months of June and July. (Backpacks filled with school supplies are collected for children served by Family Shelter, ReStart, and WCSD Children in Transition program).
  • Help staff in the Family Shelter at the front desk by greeting visitors, answering telephone calls, etc.

The following volunteer opportunities require a background check:

Men’s Shelter

Help with cleaning activities between 8-11:00 a.m.

Women’s Shelter

Help with cleaning activities between 8-10:00 a.m.

ReStart Programs

  • Clerical assistance including filing, and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Accompany ReStart case manager on home visits

Resource Center

  • Help staff in the Resource Center at the front desk by greeting visitors, answering telephone calls, and sort mail.

Other opportunities

  • Participate in the Golden Tampon Drive during the month of May. Collection drive of feminine hygiene products for women receiving services at VOA.
  • Hold a fundraising event in support of our programs.
  • Hold a collection drive to collect items for shelter residents:

2 More opportunities with Volunteers of America - Northern Nevada

Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

335 Record St.RenoReno, NV 89512

(39.53,-119.809105)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Fundraising
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Project Based or 6 hours per week

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