Join the Sonoma County Family YMCA for its annual Healthy Kids Day. The free community event provides opportunities for kids and parents to get inspired to lead healthy lives. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. To help, contact Jonathan Hicks at firstname.lastname@example.org or494-1568.
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A team of 21 Redwood Credit Union employees and family members, along with approximately 60 other community volunteers recently participated in the 5th Annual Laguna de Santa Rosa Re-Leaf Day on Saturday, April 5. More than 600 trees and shrubs were planted at the event in an effort to help restore the degraded habitat area along Irwin Creek near the Laguna. “Redwood Credit Union is committed to sustainability and to our local communities—the Re-Leaf Day was a great way for… Read More »
Catholic Charities in Santa Rosa is looking for volunteers to do outreach and food distribution. Outreach volunteers serve as resources to those in need throughout the community with screening and application assistance and following up with client households. If interested, contact Shemea Hammond at 284-3850, x 169 or email email@example.com. Food distribution volunteers help with food distribution, moving facility equipment, unloading and loading food truck and packaging food boxes/bags. If interested, contact Claudia Bermudez at 284-3850, x 268 or email… Read More »
Listening for a Change is offering a free Community Listening Project workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17 at the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County. Anyone interested in exploring the community through oral history interviews is welcome to attend. To enroll or find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 578-5420.
The Santa Rosa food pantry run by FISH — Friends in Service Here — needs volunteers to work at the pantry weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Volunteers must be able to carry grocery bags filled with food. To help, contact Dennis Hansen at 578-8737.
California Welcome Center in Santa Rosa needs help providing information to visitors seven days a week. Email Myrna Lozada at email@example.com or call 577-8674.
The Sebastopol Social Club needs volunteer support from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Volunteers assist with discussion, exercise, entertainment, crafts and food service. Contact Michele Leonard at Council on Aging, 525-0143, ext. 147.
Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park needs volunteers to help with museum housekeeping, grounds maintenance and to lead tours of the adobe. One weekend orientation and training is provided April 26 and 27. Contact Jennifer Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 762-4871.
Petaluma Valley Hospital Auxiliary has volunteer openings in its information desk and gift shop, among others. The program operates 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Stephanie Bodi at 778-2880.
The Redwood Gospel Mission’s Easter Celebration, from 4 to 6 p.m. April 20, needs volunteers and donations of spiral hams, home-baked brownies and gift cards for the Easter egg hunt. Contact Alice Lowe at 578-1830 or go to srmission.org.
The School Garden Network (www.schoolgardens.org) is seeking volunteers to to support school garden programs in the county. You can participate either in the garden classroom working with small groups of students or with maintenance projects. We have a particular need for folks with carpentry and irrigation skills to help schools with infrastructure projects. For more information contact Laurel Anderson at email@example.com or call 508-9710
Treasure House, a nonprofit consignment shop in Santa Rosa, is seeking volunteers to sell antiques and collectibles. Shifts are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 to 4 p.m. twice a month. Thirty percent of sales are donated to the YWCA, Redwood Empire Food Bank and other charities. Call 523-1188 for more information.