spinner
View Tablet Order | Return to Desktop View
Habitat for Humanity Volunteers
Volunteers cook a meal for Ronald McDonald House

 

HandsOn Central California is a nonprofit volunteer management organization. We address community needs by coordinating volunteer opportunities for individuals from all walks of life. We partner with a wide range of community service organizations and government agencies to tackle issues like homelessness, hunger, education, animal welfare, environmental challenges, and so much more.

Whether you're interested in one-time volunteer opportunities or making a long-term commitment, we have a way for YOU to give back to your community.

Volunteer where you're needed most. Sign up or donate today!

Please wait... spinner

We Need You Here!

Fundraiser Event Volunteer

West African Vocational Schools is looking for volunteers to help with their annual fundraiser the Dine and Discover West Africa banquet. The evening includes dinner, wine from Englemann Cellars and dance performances by African dance performers from Purposed II Praise. Musical performance by violinist Patrick Contreras. 100% of proceeds go toward equipping young women and men in Guinea-Bissau with life-changing job skills! They need your help to make this magical night happen. Night of event volunteers Location: Engelmann Cellars 3275 N. Rolinda Ave. Fresno, CA 93723 Date: Friday October 5, 2018 Hours:4:45 pm-9:45 pm pm # of volunteers needed: 20 Duties: There are various roles that need to be filled including check-in, buffet serving and food prep, wine pouring, parking & tear down etc. Note: Attire is semi-formal. Collared shirts and pants for men. No heels for women if you are volunteering since there could be a fair amount of walking involved. Cooking Team Day of Banquet- Friday October 5th Location: The Well- Fig Garden Campus 4545 N Palm Ave, Fresno, CA 93704 Hours: Shifts are 9 am- 12 pm or 12 pm to 5 pm # of volunteers needed: Cooking Team: 6-8 Duties: Cooking Team-Volunteers will be prepping food for the event- lots of cutting and dicing. Prep Night - Thursday October 4th Location: The Well- Fig Garden Campus 4545 N Palm Ave, Fresno, CA 93704 Hours: 6-8:30 pm # of volunteers needed: Cooking Team: 8 Duties: Cooking Team-Volunteers will be prepping food for the event- lots of cutting and dicing. Table & Chair Set up- Thursday October 4th Location:Engelmann Cellars 3275 N. Rolinda Ave. Fresno, CA 93723 Hours: 6-8:30 pm # of volunteers needed: 10 Duties: Volunteers will be setting up the tables, chairs and lighting for the event the night prior. Prep Night - Wednesday October 3rd Location:The Well- Fig Garden Campus 4545 N Palm Ave, Fresno, CA 93704 Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Hours: 7:30-9:30 pm # of volunteers needed: Cooking Team: 8 Duties: Cooking Team- Volunteers will be prepping food for the event- lots of cutting and dicing. Craft Night - Tuesday October 2nd Location: WAVS office in the Bitwise Mural District Building 2210 San Joaquin Street Suite #100, Fresno, California 93721 Hours: 6:00-8:30 pm # of volunteers needed: Craft Team: 6 Duties: Craft Team- We will have some projects this night that we need help putting together for the event. For more information about the event or to volunteer: Contact: Crystal Moritz at crystal@WAVSchools.org For more information about the event please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/106996536657373/

Fresno, CA

Through 10/5/18

Public Forum for Fresno Unified Board of Trustees Candidates Volunteers

GO Fresno is seeking volunteers for the Public Forum that it will be hosting on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The following roles and times are available: Set up: 4:00 pm- 5:30 pm Registration: 4:45 pm- 6:15 pm Food/drinks station:5:00 pm- 7:30 pm Translation Equipment: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm Parking/security: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm Clean up: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm To sign up or for questions contact Ray Gonzalez at rgonzalez@gopublicschools.org or via phone (559) 305-3326.

Fresno, CA

9/26/18 4:00 PM

Food Distribution Volunteer

Volunteers needed to help with public food distribution to the public. We are hoping to distribute food to 500 families in the Pinedale area at our EmPower Pinedale Event. Volunteers will be sorting, bagging, and distributing food.

Fresno, CA

9/25/18 5:00 PM

Phone Bank for Measure P Fresno for Parks

Contact voters by phone every day except Fridays until Election Day at the Measure P campaign headquarters. Script will be provided, cell phones or computers will be used. Hours are Monday -Thursday from 3-5:30 or 5:30 to 8:30pm Saturday from 10a to 3p and Sunday from 1p-6p. We need 20 volunteers for each day and shift. For more information contact volunteer@fresnoforparks.com Thank you!

Fresno, CA

9/29/18 10:00 AM +more

Measure P Fresno for Parks Neighborhood Canvassing

Walk a neighborhood and help pass Measure P to improve and increase parks and trails and support the cultural arts in the City of Fresno. Join us at 9:45 am for canvass launch and day will end at 3pm. We need 80 volunteers every Saturday and Sunday from September 8 to Election Day to talk to City of Fresno voters. We can provide letters for student community service hours. For more information contact volunteer@fresnoforparks.com

Fresno, CA

9/29/18 10:00 AM +more

Literacy Volunteer

Assisting children from learning to read to reading to learn. Helping each student get to the reading level they should be. Helping children with practice reading skills. Assisting teacher with work preparation. Providing editing for class work. Read and, listen to children read. Most importantly to have fun and make activities fun for the children.

Fresno, CA

Through 7/20/19

Recreation Assistant

Our organization is in need of Recreation Assistants who will work with our at-risk youth twice a week during unconventional hours. Our youth will be met by the Recreation Assistants and a Youth Activities Leader on Wednesday evenings at 6pm at Einstein Park where they will participate in team building activities and sports activities for a half hour. Then the hour the youth will be engaged group discussion on Character Building Lessons while in a group at the park. The youth will then walk back to Boys2Men Girls2Women location to participate in mentoring with adult group and refreshments until session ends at 8:30pm. The youth will be dismissed and the recreation assistants and youth activities leader will complete a report and survey and put away equipment then leave.

Fresno, CA

11/7/18 6:00 PM +more

Kitchen Staff

Our organization is in need of kitchen staff for our daily After School Tutoring Program. The program is held Monday thru Thursday each week, 3-5, however our kitchen staff hours will be 1pm-5pm, in order to clean kitchen if needed, and prepare food bar, needs list for next day and all other of the following duties as needed. Duties and Responsibilities of Kitchen Staff They perform all the tasks in the kitchen as well as serving food to student participants during the daily After School Tutoring Program They are the ones responsible for the hygiene of the kitchen and they have to clean so the kitchen remains clean before the surprise inspections They will take the temperature of the hot food that will be delivered daily, and record temperature upon delivery and then again upon time to serve in the daily meal program They have to remove the required ingredients from the pantry and have to display side dishes in advance They have to keep a daily record of number of meals served in the first round, any second meals, and totals They have to store excess food away in the refrigerator, after the meal has been served They have to report to the Project Coordinator for After School Program and communicate any concerns or issues, paper good needs (plates, forks, cups, napkins, foil, plastic bags, dish soap, etc). They have to train any new members of the kitchen staff regarding the work culture of the kitchen They have to clean all the equipment that is used in the kitchen They must work together with maintenance staff to make sure that trash is disposed of and spills are mopped up. The kitchen staff is handed responsibilities by the Project Coordinator and Executive Director. They have to report to these two authorities in the kitchen. They have take up whatever job is given to them. Many times, there are shortages of other staff like servers so the kitchen staff have fill in for the absentees. Applications are accepted on Wednesdays at 12noon. Orientation and Interviews are on the same day so expect to stay for 2 hours when applying 12noon-2pm.

Fresno, CA

9/26/18 1:00 PM +more

Development Assistant (Fundraising)

The Development Assistant is assistant to the Director of Development. The development assistant is responsible to assist the Director of Development in coordination of the organization’s fundraising efforts. They might develop a fundraising plan, secure financial support, run special events for donors, and run other projects to ensure the organization meets its annual goals. The Development Assistant will also assist with the donor database, acquisition of donations from corporate businesses, and private donors. This position requires a person who is outgoing, and possesses social and communicative skill to promotes the mission of the nonprofit among the local community. Other duties would be to assist in organizing fundraising events, recruit volunteers, or arrange other projects to get the community excited about and invested in the organization. If you have this experience and would like to apply to perform your skillset to assist our organization, please apply on Wednesdays at 12noon. The application process includes an Orientation, Video, Interview and lasts 2 hours, 12noon-2pm on Wednesdays only. Please call our office and speak to Kimberly Hughes with any questions regarding this particular position.

Fresno, CA

Through 12/14/18

Web Designer and Maintenance Technician

Our organization has a website that was created several years ago and needs to be updated. Our budget does not allow us to utilize funds for this project so we are hoping that maybe someone who signs up for HandsOn will be the volunteer we have been waiting on to assist us with our Web Maintenance on the current Website or develop a new web site for our organization. We are willing to work with your schedule so that you can do this during hours that do not interfere with your current work or school schedule. Applications are taken on Wednesdays at 12noon. Orientation video, and interviews are also done Wednesdays 12noon-2pm. Please make plans to be here from 12noon until 2pm on Wednesday to apply and work out a schedule.

Fresno, CA

Through 12/14/18

Maintenance Staff

Our organization is in need of Maintenance staff to fill time slots for daily operations during conventional office hours 9am-5pm, as well as some evenings 6pm-9pm and other weekend mentoring activities on Saturdays and Sundays. Our organization is located at 3780 N First Street, at First & Dakota in a spacious business complex. Our facility houses a multi-purpose auditorium, Executive office, Administrative office, 2 additional offices, a full service kitchen utilized for daily meal program for kids in the tutoring program, 2 restrooms with laundry, and a storage/equipment and supply room. There is a dire need for consistent maintenance staff to fill the scheduled hours of our facilities use, so that we can serve our children and youth and their families in a safe, sanitary, and healthy environment. Daily we operate our administrative offices to conduct business, marketing, fundraising and human resources. Our auditorium and kitchen is utilized Daily for our tutoring program for children and on several weekday evenings for adult and youth mentoring programs. Our facility is utilized on weekends for youth mentoring events and family functions. Applications are accepted Wednesday 12noon. Orientation and Interviews will be done Wednesday 12noon-2pm after application completed. There is a video presentation and then the interview so count on being here the entire 2-hour time.

Fresno, CA

Through 12/14/18

After School Program Tutors

Our after school tutoring program runs daily Monday thru Thursday 3pm to 5pm. Staff are scheduled to work 2pm to 5:30pm so that they can assist with daily set up and lesson prep for students, then tear down and clean up, while waiting for parents to pick up students, before signing out at 5:30pm. The Tutoring begins with half hour of sitting with a child or two and working on homework, or tutoring exercises. Then a 3:30 student lunch is accompanying with a group activity of typically 15-20 minutes. Then tutoring resumes and once all tutoring sheets are complete, the student can choose a book and a half hour of reading takes place while the tutor listens. At 4:30pm a guest speaker will come in twice a week and present on postitive image, and character building topics. At 5pm the tutoring session ends and parents begin to pick children up. Applications will be taken on Wednesdays at Noon. Applicants must be available for an orientation and interview until 2pm the same day.

Fresno, CA

Through 11/15/18