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Alzheimer’s Affiliation, Coachella Valley
The Alzheimer’s Affiliation is a volunteer-empowered group. It’s at all times on the lookout for new people to onboard and prepare and has alternatives that can match a person’s specific space of curiosity or experience, together with: group schooling, workplace administration, advertising and communications, Stroll and Gala committees and Advisory Council. Volunteers are additionally wanted to assist with social engagement packages for caregivers and their family members. Name (760) 996-0006 for extra data.
Alzheimers Coachella Valley
Volunteers with a coronary heart for serving these with Alzheimers and dementia and their care companions are wanted for our weekly social interactive packages. Different positions embody helping at skilled schooling and public outreach packages and particular occasions. Particular coaching is offered for these inquisitive about turning into assist group facilitators. Contact (760) 776-3100 for an utility. 42600 Cook dinner St., Ste. 134, Palm Desert.
American Crimson Cross – Put together, Reply & Recuperate
Searching for volunteers to assist your neighbors put together for, reply to and get well from disasters and emergencies like house fires, wildfires, floods, earthquakes and extra. Volunteer alternatives can match a variety of pursuits and time commitments. Get began with an internet utility at redcross.org/volunteer.
Residents on Patrol in Palm Desert
Wish to safely help Palm Desert First Responders and provides some very versatile time to conserving our metropolis clear, secure and pleasant for residents and guests? Searching for women and men 18 years or older to be further eyes and ears for Metropolis and Sheriff’s Dept. After coaching, your volunteer occasions and days are very versatile with uniforms, autos and communications all offered. We’re 30 members robust and rising. Regardless of the place you reside, Palm Desert appreciates its volunteers. For extra data, depart a message at (760) 862-9848.
Coachella Valley Cat Membership
Devoted to serving to cats in want, we socialize rescued kittens and re-socialize deserted and strays. We spay and neuter, vaccinate, present medical take care of sick and injured cats and provides high quality care till loving properties are discovered. We additionally present meals each day to feral cats. We’re in want of volunteers to foster kittens (all provides are offered), feed feral cats, help with offering consideration and care to the cats ready for a perpetually house, assist with the Entice Neuter Return feral program and help in advertising and fundraising efforts. Contact [email protected] or name (760) 578-8700.
Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep)
Searching for volunteers 18 or older to usher, concessions, visitor providers, administrative, advertising, set development, technical crew, costumes, growth and group ambassador. Contact Alexandria Rosales (760) 296-2966, ext. 119 or e mail [email protected].
Coachella Valley Volunteers in Drugs
Searching for bilingual Spanish volunteers for medical workplace placement, offering affected person care, medical translation, reception and knowledge entry, relying on expertise and coaching. Name right this moment and be a part of our group to offer care to uninsured residents of the Coachella Valley. Name Mica at (760) 342-4414 or e mail [email protected]. On-line utility at cvvim.org.
Council on Getting old – Southern California
Change a senior’s life. The Council on Getting old is on the lookout for certified candidates to grow to be long-term care ombudsmen. Our ombudsmen are advocates for the rights of residents of nursing properties, board and care properties and assisted dwelling amenities. We want ombudsmen who’re fluent in Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Farsi and English. Volunteers can be skilled. To use, contact Anita Johnson at (833) 772-6624 or by way of [email protected]. For extra data, go to coasc.org.
DAP Well being
Because the inception of DAP Well being, volunteers have been the lifeblood of a lot of our packages; providers; occasions; and particularly, our Revivals Shops, situated in Palm Springs, Cathedral Metropolis, Palm Desert and Indio. Volunteers are wanted for the welcome desk, particular occasions, for Shopper Wellness Companies, assembling safer-sex kits and Revivals. Time dedication: at the very least 4 hours per week. Contact Larry Naishtut for details about volunteering at DAP Well being at [email protected] and Marice Lerner at [email protected] for details about volunteering at Revivals Shops.
Desert Entry and Mobility
Volunteer driver wanted. Will need to have a sound California license with no shifting violations or suspensions in your license within the final three years. Should be capable of help purchasers out and in of the car, together with pushing wheelchairs, offering assist whereas transferring shopper from wheelchair or walker to the car and lifting as much as 25 kilos unassisted. Have to be keen to undergo background examine and drug take a look at earlier than volunteering. CPR and First Help Licensed. We might present funding for these certificates. Name (760) 422-5504.
Desert Greatest Buddy’s Closet
Searching for volunteers to behave as wardrobe “stylists” who work with purchasers outfitting them for job interviews, type incoming donations, gross sales assistants in our boutique and resume writers/employment mentors. Contact Johnny Anderson at (760) 776-9975 or [email protected].
Desert Rose Society
Searching for volunteers for the Desert Rose Society’s annual present on Saturday, Nov. 13, to arrange, take down rose present tables, containers, signage and to help judges and assist place entries on the present flooring. Please name (760) 340-3802.
Volunteers wanted for Dezart Performs, one of many premiere theater firms within the Coachella Valley. Positions embody ushering, working field workplace and concessions. Please fill out the volunteer utility kind at dezartperforms.org/volunteer-opportunities.
Elder Love USA
Searching for volunteers to assist in our Palm Desert thrift retailer. Volunteer a mean of 10 hours per week and get 50% off all the things within the retailer. Name (888) 336-8322 or e mail [email protected].
FIND Meals Financial institution
Starvation stays at report ranges within the desert as a result of results of COVID-19. FIND, the desert’s regional meals financial institution, wants volunteers to assist feed each household and particular person experiencing meals insecurity. We welcome volunteers 18 and over to type and bundle meals in our warehouse or distribute meals at our drive-thru distributions. You possibly can coordinate a particular youth volunteer day for a gaggle of 14 to 17 yr olds to assist out in our warehouse. Contact Erin Lucas, volunteer packages supervisor, at (760) 775-3663 ext. 123.
Information Canine of the Desert
Volunteer pet raisers wanted. Searching for people over 18 and/or households to foster our puppies. As a pet raiser, your job is to assist the canine study in regards to the world and about interacting with people in a wide range of conditions. The pet will stay in your house till they’re 18 to 24 months outdated. Information Canine of the Desert can be with you all through the journey with in-person group coaching periods, pet raiser outings and fixed assist. And when the pet is sufficiently old to be matched with their human — that is if you change somebody’s life. Go to gddca.org, e mail [email protected] or contact Annika Collister (760) 329-6257.
Jewish Household Service of the Desert
Searching for volunteers highschool age or older for senior medical transportation help (five-plus openings), workplace help (5 openings), tech undertaking help (three-plus openings). Contact Julie Hirsh (760) 325-4088 ext. 103, [email protected].
The Joslyn Heart
Receptionists, Meals on Wheels drivers, administrative assist, particular tasks and rather more! The Joslyn Heart is on the lookout for important supporters to help with each day operations in varied departments to make a optimistic impression within the lives of native seniors. If this sounds such as you, please contact Judy Sterling, volunteer coordinator at (760) 340-3220 ext. 103 or [email protected].
LifeStream Blood Financial institution
Seeks volunteers 18 or older to help blood donors within the canteen following blood donation and drivers 21 or older to ship life-saving blood merchandise to native hospitals. LifeStream has two areas within the desert, La Quinta and Rancho Mirage. Contact Barbara at (760) 777-8844, ext. 265 or [email protected].
The Dwelling Desert Zoo & Gardens
Searching for volunteers to satisfy a wide range of distinctive roles all through the zoo. Volunteers are skilled to work together with company of all ages, to interpret the zoo’s animals and vegetation and encourage company to take conservation motion. Go to livingdesert.org/support/volunteer to study extra data or contact Justin Carmichael at (760) 346-5694 ext. 2503 or by way of [email protected].
The Mizell Heart seeks devoted, compassionate and resourceful volunteers with diversified backgrounds, experiences and abilities for Meals on Wheels, bingo, data and referral receptionists and resale store cashiers. Mizell has been offering packages and providers to older adults within the higher Palm Springs space for greater than 45 years. Signal as much as volunteer and be a part of us in providing our numerous roster of life affirming packages and providers. For extra data please contact Ector at [email protected] or (760) 323-5689, ext. 110. Volunteers should present proof of vaccination.
Outdated City Artisan Studios
Searching for volunteers aged 16-plus to help at our annual vacation occasion, Gingerbread Lane! Occasion consists of decoration portray, cookie adorning, performances and extra. Please contact Ivanna at [email protected] or name our entrance desk at (760) 777-1444. Outdated City Artisan Studios is situated at 78-046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta.
The Ophelia Undertaking
We’re on the lookout for ladies capable of commit 6-8 hours monthly throughout college hours, October by means of Might, for mentoring Eighth- by means of Twelfth-grade ladies in faculties throughout the Coachella Valley. We offer coaching. Mentors should present proof of COVID vaccination. For extra data, contact Peggy Mengel at [email protected].
Palm Springs Animal Shelter
Wish to make a distinction in an animal’s life? Changing into a volunteer with the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. We want volunteers to fill the next assignments: pet fostering, Village Fest sales space attendants, customer support concierge and administrative assistant, kitten and cat care, cat coaching, canine walkers and laundry and kitchen. If , please full a volunteer utility at psanimalshelter.org/support/volunteer or e mail [email protected].
Pegasus Therapeutic Driving Heart
Searching for volunteers to assist with our horses and youngsters with particular wants. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8:45 a.m. to midday. Pegasus, situated in Palm Desert off Cook dinner Avenue and I-10, offers animal remedy to children with disabilities. We want and would love your assist! Name Erika (760) 772-3057 or e mail [email protected] to study extra.
Learn With Me Volunteer Applications
Learn With Me is a 16-year-old nonprofit that has efficiently assisted native kids from low-income, restricted English-speaking households of their growth to enhance their abilities to learn, comprehend and converse the English language. We’re accepting new and returning part-time and full-time volunteers to assist tutor these kids, both by way of Zoom or on campus if totally vaccinated. For extra data or to acquire an utility about this rewarding volunteer alternative please go to readwithmevolunteers.com.
Ronald McDonald Home Inland Empire
Volunteers wanted for 18th annual charity golf event at Morongo Golf Membership, Friday, Nov. 5. A number of volunteer shifts can be found. Contact Allie Ceroni, volunteer coordinator, at (909) 747-1275 or by way of [email protected].
Transgender Well being and Wellness Heart
The Transgender Well being and Wellness Heart offers healthcare and social providers to transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex individuals within the Inland Empire. We additionally work with households to assist them have a nurturing setting so LGBTQ+ youth can attain their highest potential. Volunteering for us straight impacts and adjustments lives for the higher. Name (760) 202-4308, go to trans.health or e mail [email protected].
Twentynine Palms Historic Society
Volunteers wanted on the society’s Outdated Schoolhouse Museum to welcome guests, give exhibit excursions upon request and help in reward store purchases. Volunteering one afternoon a month can be of nice assist. Volunteers work in pairs, and also you don’t have to be a member to assist out. The museum is open Wednesday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Volunteer help can also be wanted for behind-the-scenes actions, resembling workplace help, checking in guests at occasions and grounds-keeping. Most behind-the-scenes actions happen Wednesday mornings. 6760 Nationwide Park Drive, Twentynine Palms. When you love historical past, love the world or are merely trying to get out of the home, cease by, name (760) 367-2366 or e mail [email protected].