The Council on Aging is seeking help for its senior Meals on Wheels program. Contact Victoria Shipley at 525-0143 ext. 132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Pony Express, an equine rescue in Santa Rosa that provides youth between the ages of 12 and 18 the opportunity to develop horsemanship skills, is looking for volunteers. Candidates will have a passion for horses and would like to develop skills in the areas of horsemanship and community outreach. Apply at www.thepony expressrocks.org or 538-9323.
The Alzheimer’s Association needs volunteers for its Petaluma Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which seeks raise awareness and funds for care. An informational meeting will be held March 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 4210 Thomas Lake Harris Drive in Santa Rosa. Please RSVP to Mindy Wright at 573-1210. Volunteers will be placed into committees that meet once per month in advance of the October walk.
The Petaluma Arts Center occasionally has small repair and maintenance projects for someone who is handy with a toolbox. From changing fluorescent light bulbs to changing locks, if you have a few hours a month, they welcome your help with simple, fun tasks around the facility. Call 762-5600 for more information.
Join the Salvation Army for its Green Kettle Campaign and ring the bell at one of 14 locations on St. Patrick’s Day. Proceeds stay in Sonoma County helping those who need it most. Volunteers work two-hour shifts between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Call Jennifer Freitas at 535-4251 for details.
Wildlife Fawn Rescue is searching for a Sonoma County landowner with remote acreage on which to raise and release four fawns a year. The homeowner would act as caregiver until the fawns are 4 months old. Expenses are assumed by the group. Call 931-4550.
Hospice by the Bay’s volunteers bring comfort and compassion to terminally ill patients and their caregivers. Screening, orientation and 30 hours of training are required. Visit hospicebythebay.org for an application and training schedule, or call the volunteer coordinator at 935-7504.
Sadie’s Haven horse rescue is looking for retired professionals with experience in grant writing, major donors and sponsorships to help their horses. Contact Vicki at email@example.com or 206-1892.
Chop’s Teen Club seeks tutors to assist in their free after-school program for Santa Rosa middle and high school students. Training will be provided. The program runs from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Contact Ananda Sweet at 284-2467, ext. 29, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Living Room in Santa Rosa needs volunteers between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays. The organization provides meals, daily necessities and computer and phone access to those in need. Volunteers look after the children and hand out items. Contact 579-0138 or email@example.com.
Sutter Medical Center in Santa Rosa is looking for volunteers to work in its gift shop. Morning, afternoon and evening shifts are available. Contact Roz Morris at 576-4006.
Sonoma-based Women’s Global Leadership Initiative seeks an administrator to manage its customer relationship management system. A degree or experience in a relevant discipline required. WGLI is a nonprofit that strives to unlock the leadership potential of women from different socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds who want to make a difference in their communities. Submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 481-4968