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Title
Organization Name
Project Type
City
# Needed
Family Friendly?
Event or Ongoing
Description
Project Postcard
Downtown Streets Team
Encouragement
Modesto
50
Family Friendly, Jr. High Friendly, Sr. High Friendly, Little Kid Friendly
Ongoing
Rally your friends, family, coworkers and write inspirational notes to our Team Members experiencing homelessness. A little motivation helps then keep pursuing their goals.
Welcome Kit Drive & Assembly
World Relief
People in Need
Modesto
15
Family Friendly
Ongoing
World Relief is required by the State to provide specific items for their home when they arrive in the US. This project is to gather the required items and deliver them to the...
Neighborhood Champion
Love Our Neighbors
Neighborhood
Stanislaus County
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
We know that neighborhoods are safer when you know your neighbors. There are many benefits to knowing your neighbors such as watching out for each other, more connection and...
Riding the Daily Bread Mobile Lunch Truck
United Samaritans Foundation
People in Need
Turlock
2
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Ride the lunch truck from 11:15AM-4:15PM, putting food on plates and handing the lunch out of the serving window, and cleaning the serving dishes/utensils upon return...
Warehouse Food Packaging & Sorting
Second Harvest
Manual Labor
Manteca
20
Jr. High Friendly, Sr. High Friendly
Ongoing
Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin & Stanislaus Counties is committed to fighting hunger by providing and distributing food to those in need and feeding hope by recognizing...
Interpretation Support
International Rescue Committee
Mentoring/Tutoring
Stanislaus County
5
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Interpretation support volunteers connect with clients and IRC staff via virtual platforms (i.e. phone, FaceTime, Google Hangout, Skype, Whats App, Zoom) to provide support for IRC programming...
Employment Services Support
International Rescue Committee
Administration/Office Support
Stanislaus County
3
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Under the supervision and direction of the employment supervisor, volunteers help with a range of activities to help prepare refugee clients for their first jobs in the...
Large Sign Team Member
Love Modesto
Manual Labor
Modesto
14
Adults > 18 only
Multi-day Event
- Sept. 1: Attend a 1 hour training at 4pm. - Sept. 4: One month before event, put up Love Modesto signs...
Digital Literacy Support
International Rescue Committee
Mentoring/Tutoring
Stanislaus County
5
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Remote volunteers will help clients safely use online resources and digital devices to develop language capabilities, improve employment search skills and gain basic computing...
Warehouse Food Packaging
The Salvation Army Modesto
Manual Labor
Modesto
5
Adults > 18 only, Sr. High Friendly, Jr. High Friendly
Ongoing
Volunteer opportunities are available for food packaging and distributing in the warehouse. 
ESL Classroom Aid
International Rescue Committee
Mentoring/Tutoring
Stanislaus County
5
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Under the supervision of the Vocational English as a Second Language instructor, classroom aides will assist with individual instruction in English classes to newly arrived refugees...
Marketing & Social Media
Alzheimer's Association
Encouragement
Modesto
2
Sr. High Friendly, Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Create content for social media walk pages as assigned by manager. Monitor and post to FB and other platforms as needed...
Reading & Writing Tutor for Adult Learners
LearningQuest
Mentoring/Tutoring
Modesto
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Do you love to read and/or write? Would you like to share your passion by teaching someone how to read? Volunteer tutors work one-on-one to help adult learners improve reading and writing skills...
Spiritual Mentor
Redwood Family Center
Mentoring/Tutoring
Modesto
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Mentors are matched with a Redwood Family Center mom to share their hope, strength and experience through discipleship and time together. You might ask: Can I be a Mentor? Are you...
Women's English Classes & Tutoring
World Relief
People in Need
Modesto
15
Family Friendly
Ongoing
Seeking women to meet with a refugee woman weekly via Zoom to help them learn and practice English. Developing and strengthening their English will give our newly arrived refugees the skill they need...
Senior Relief Buddy
Stan County Dept of Aging
Encouragement
Stanislaus County
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Senior Relief Buddy is a program focused directly to assist caregivers of frail elders. The Relief Buddy program will allow the caregivers a break from their responsibilities while the seniors...
KidsQuest Tutoring for Dyslexia
LearningQuest
Mentoring/Tutoring
Modesto
10
Little Kid Friendly
Ongoing
KidsQuest offers free individualized tutoring to elementary school students in Stanislaus County who are dyslexic. Tutors receive training in the Barton system and are provided with all the materials...
Virtual Volunteer Coach
Able Works
Mentoring/Tutoring
Virtual
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
- In general, volunteers will pair up and facilitate one-hour virtual lessons to a group of high schoolers - The FP lessons/curriculum make facilitation easy by telling volunteers precisely what to say…
Food Pantry Volunteer
GAP Food Pantry
People in Need
Modesto
20
Sr. High Friendly, Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Push/Pull of grocery carts & pallet jack with up to 100lbs when loaded, heavy lifting-up to 30lbs, carry & move up to 30lbs, can follow directions, can work independently, follow food safety...
ESL Mentor
International Rescue Committee
Mentoring/Tutoring
Stanislaus County
5
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
ESL Mentors work one-on-one with refugees and special immigrants to help improve their English skills. - Lead one-on-one sessions using ESL training materials...
Employment Kit Drive & Assembly
Downtown Streets Team
People in Need
Modesto
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Want to help our Team Members fast track their way into employment? Collect materials Team Members can use to reach their employment goals.  Good for schools, businesses...
Team Retention
Alzheimer's Association
Encouragement
Modesto
4
Sr. High Friendly, Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Phone and Email out reach to walk constituents , including team captains, top fundraisers, and others utilizing call scripts that are provided...
Peer Navigator
Stan County Dept of Aging
Encouragement
Stanislaus County
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Do you like helping others? We are seeking caring motivating volunteers to join our “Project HOPE” team! Project HOPE Peer Navigator’s assist seniors in making improvement in their life’s journey...
Coach a Host Family
Bethany Christian Services
Mentoring/Tutoring
Modesto
20
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Safe Families for Children provides much needed support for parents in crisis, giving them time to get back on their feet while their children are cared for in a safe and loving environment...
VetsVAN Driver
Stan County Dept of Aging
People in Need
Stanislaus County
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
In Partnership with Stanislaus County's Area Agency on Aging and Veterans Services Office (VSO) MOVE operates VetsVan, a free program available to homebound Veterans. The program provides...
Clerical Assistance
Parent Resource Center
Administration/Office Support
Modesto
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Answer phones, make copies, seasonal decorations
Logistics Committee
Alzheimer's Association
Event
Modesto
60
Sr. High Friendly, Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
We have several roles available having to do with the actual event on September 18th. We are in need of route volunteers, set-up volunteers, registration, and ...
Friendly Visitors
Stan County Dept of Aging
Encouragement
Stanislaus County
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Do you enjoy talking or visiting with people? The Friendly Visitor program is focused on visiting seniors in our community who live alone and have very little to no support or socialization. Volunteers visit...
Preparing Daily Lunch
United Samaritans Foundation
People in Need
Turlock
4
Family Friendly, Jr. High Friendly, Little Kid Friendly, Sr. High Friendly, Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Volunteers would prepare lunch for the day that would go out on the Turlock, Keyes/Ceres, and Westside lunch trucks. The shift lasts from 8:15AM to 10:15AM and consists of standing on...
Sponsorship Team
Alzheimer's Association
Encouragement
Modesto
4
Sr. High Friendly, Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Community Sponsorship ambassador Help to procure and strengthen relationship with our community partners...
6 Cups to College Mentor
Stanislaus County Office of Education
Mentoring/Tutoring
Stanislaus County
20
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Volunteers are gender matched with students to share their college experience with a student that has expressed an interest in attending college. Most students would be the first generation ...
Internship
International Rescue Committee
Administration/Office Support
Modesto
10
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
IRC Internships are available to current and recently graduated undergraduate or graduate students looking to apply their skills, gain real-world experience and impact lives. Prospective interns should ...
Donations Delivery Assistant
International Rescue Committee
Manual Labor
Stanislaus County
5
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Under the supervision of the volunteer and donations coordinator, donation delivery assistants transport groceries and toiletries to the homes of refugees and special immigrants living in ...
Community Outreach Support
International Rescue Committee
Administration/Office Support
Stanislaus County
3
Adults > 18 only
Ongoing
Under the supervision of the Volunteer and Donations Coordinator, community outreach volunteers will promote the work of the IRC by assisting with communications, attending community events...