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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.

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Volunteer Tutor/Mentor

Our Volunteers will provide mentoring services for students from grades K-3rd grade. The emphasis of their work revolves around improving literacy skills which will be crucial for their development as early as the 4th Grade. Students that do not achieve literacy will be 4 times as likely to fall out of high school, so volunteers are in high demand! No prior education is necessary, only the ability to commit to 2-3 hours per week, as well as pass a light background check . Make a difference in someone's life today!

Fresno, CA

Through 7/31/19

Reading Volunteer

Aid the teacher in a classroom setting Tutor one or more student at a time in the classroom Bilingual (preferred) Help students read by their grade level

Fresno, CA

Through 7/31/19

Volunteer Bridge Players Wanted!

Sunrise Senior Living is an assisted living facility that provides memory support to those with Alzheimer's and Dementia. Any activities that actively engage our residents mind helps with their memory issues. We are seeking three individuals that would be willing to come on a regular basis and play bridge with a our residents.

Fresno, CA

Through 2/28/19

Front Desk Attendant

Are you looking for a front desk volunteer opportunity? Well look no further, HandsOn Central California is looking for volunteers for the front desk. We are looking for someone who is motivated and greets clients in a friendly and professional manner. Job duties include: operating a multi-line phone, maintaining call records, providing basic information about the organization and directing clients to the appropriate department. 2 Shifts Available: Monday: 8AM-NOON; NOON-4PM Tuesday: 8AM-NOON; NOON-4PM Wednesday: 8AM-NOON; NOON-4PM Thursday: 8AM-NOON; NOON-4PM Friday: 8AM-NOON; NOON-3PM Benefits: The opportunity to directly help and support clients and volunteers The opportunity to build your résumé by gaining job-related skills and experience The opportunity to access other HandsOn community projects, workshops and events Meeting new people and feel more connected to your community Be part of a supportive and positive volunteering environment Staff Support and Communication: Front Desk Volunteers have access to ongoing staff support and resources throughout their volunteer term. Staff are available to problem-solve and share ideas around any challenges they may experience, as well as to make connections to program and services beyond HandsOn. Staff will meet with volunteers on a minimum regular basis. Information about sharing about opportunities, volunteer workshops and events are also available. Please contact us at 559-237-3101 for more information or email Sonia Martinez at smartinez@handsoncentralcal.org

Fresno, CA

11/21/18 12:00 AM +more

Volunteer/Interns

Job Summary We are looking for interns seeking to support, care, listen, and learn to prevent elder abuse by providing services. We are expecting interns to be responsible with their duties and be respectful towards all elders. Responsibilities Attend EASI meetings and committee meetings Volunteer in a senior center and assisted living center Attend elder abuse court Properly shadow long term care ombudsman's or adult protective service agents Actively participate with elders Inform proper supervisors of unusual incidents Requirements Completion of 20 Hour Training Flexible schedule and accountable for hours Strong Ethics Be able to demonstrate problem solving skills Excellent communication and formal language Completion of EASI application and other confidentiality forms.

Fresno, CA

12/1/18 1:00 PM +more

Tulare County Office of Education - CyberQuest Volunteers Needed

CyberQuest is a student-centered, problem-based learning activity designed to lead students to apply higher-level thinking skills in an authentic public speaking arena. Students apply research skills to a standards-based, curriculum-oriented thematic project. The work culminates in a multimedia presentation before a panel of judges and a public audience. CyberQuest has grown from 25 teams to almost 100 teams. Our continued success is based on the hard work of teachers and volunteers throughout the educational and business communities. Founded in Tulare County in 1998, CyberQuest is a student event that features research, presentation, and multimedia production. Students, grades 4-12, work in teams to create their solution to a scenario in a three-week period of time and then present their findings in a presentation that combines multimedia with speaking skills. The CyberQuest competition stresses the use of the National Education Technology Standards for Students. We are looking for volunteers to help as room/hall monitors and judges. Training, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Visalia, CA

12/1/18 7:30 AM

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

12/19/18 6:00 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

Reading To Make A Difference

Have you ever wanted to volunteer at an Elementary School, well this is YOUR opportunity to do so. You'll be able to work along side teachers and have real life experience on what goes behind the scenes of a classroom. Not only that but you will be able to work on reading, spelling, vocabulary and so much more. Come join me in making a difference in a childs life through education and change the statistics.

Fresno, CA

Through 7/20/19