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Youth/Mentoring

Youth/Mentoring

4H Youth Development Program

Description: There is something for everyone in our programming. Whether it be taking responsibility of an animal or teaching children at an environmental science camp, the goal of our programming to help young people to discover and develop their potential, and grow into competent, contributing, and caring citizens. 

Volunteer Opportunities: Youth Camp Counselors for 4-H On the WILD Side Camp; Teen Teacher for the 4-H Youth Experiences in Science Program

Min Age: 14 with parental consent

Contact: Marianne Bird

Email: cesacramento@ucdavis.edu

Phone:(916) 8756811

Address: 4145 Branch Center Road Sacramento, CA 95827

Websitehttp://cesacramento.ucanr.edu/4H/

Social Media: On the WILD Side Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/onthewildsidecamp

4-H Youth Experiences in Science Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/4HYESProgram

Prerequisite: Application

 

 

*Boys & Girls Club of Sacramento

Description: Provides youth with a safe environment to participate in positive and fun activities. Our staff and volunteers dedicate themselves to help young people set and reach their goals.

Volunteer Opportunities: Assist with power hour (Homework), one-on-one tutoring, reading with children, math tutoring, recreation sports leagues, organize group games, enrichment: art, music, dance, science, technology, and engineering. Share special talents and community relationships.

Min. Age: High school (prefer mature youth, 18+)

Contact: N/A

Email: N/A

Phone: (916) 392-1350

Address: Volunteer Opportunities at multiple sites (please see website)

Website: http://www.bgcsac.org/index.php/volunteer

Prerequisites: Online application

 

Chicks in Crisis

Description: Dedicated to reducing the number of infants facing abandonment, foster care, abuse, or death by giving pregnant women in crisis the opportunity to make informed choices.

Volunteer Opportunities: Sorting clothes, assembling hygiene packs and gift packs, clerical and office tasks.

Min Age: 14 (No Minimum Age with Adult)

Contact: Gloria Benavides, Program Coordinator

Email: gloria.chicksincrisis@gmail.com

Phone: (916) 4411243

Address: 2 Locations: South Sac office 

2251 Florin Road #154 Sacramento, CA 95822

Office hours: Monday thru Friday 10am-4pm.

Phone: 916.441.1243

 

                                    Elk Grove office

7551 Timberlake Way #230 Sacramento, CA 95823

Office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-4pm

Phone: 916.683.5537 

Website: www.chicksincrisis.org

Prerequisites: Application (can be done over the phone with Gloria)

 

 

Hands and Feet Homework Club

Description: Serves K-12th grade residents of low-income apartment complexes with after school homework help, reading and math intervention, and enrichment activities such as arts and crafts, cooking projects, science projects, guest speakers, sports and holiday gatherings.

Volunteer Opportunities: Many different opportunities available

Min. Age: N/A (under age of 18 need guardian signature)

Contact: Sharon Thurmond

Email: sharonthurmond@gmail.com

Phone: (916) 419-3711

Address: 41 Port Henley, Sacramento CA 95835

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/empoweringthefutureorg/empowering-the-future

Prerequisites: Fill out application, contact Sharon to set up time to meet, fingerprinting required

 

 

Moral Values Program

Description: The mission is to build stronger youth through the principles of Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, SelfControl, and Indomitable Spirit. Provides food, housing, emotional support and safety to children in need.

Volunteer Opportunities: Helping children with homework, reading, art projects, swimming pool supervision, sports activities, snack time, serve dinner, general office work.

Minimum Age: 16

Contact: Laura Caraccio

Phone: (916) 391-8754

Email: fvictorio@aol.com

Address: 2891 32nd Avenue Sacramento, CA 95824

Website: www.mvpsacramento.org

Prerequisites: None

 

 

No Youth Left Behind Foundation of America

Description: A non-profit that provides youth with academic and job skills support.

Volunteer Opportunities: Tutoring assistance in all subjects

Min. Age: None

Contact: Carroll Cooks

Email: N/A

Phone: (916) 476-3489

Address: 3958 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sacramento CA 95820

Website: https://icareeducation.org/home.html

Prerequisites: Please contact Carroll Cooks

 

 

Sacramento S.T.A.R.T.

Description: Provides after school literacy, arts, fitness and nutrition focused programs in elementary schools in the city and county of Sacramento.

Volunteer Opportunities: Middle and high school students and adults are welcome to help with homework, mentoring, creative arts, sports, fitness, nutrition, gardening and other activities.

Min Age: Middle school and up

Contact: Cecilia Jacquez

Email: cjacquez@cityofsacramento.org

Phone: 9168086156

Address: 5735 47TH Avenue Sacramento, CA

Website: www.sacstart.org

Prerequisites: Application

 

 

The GreenHouse

Description: The GreenHouse is a non-profit, 501c3 organization offering after-school tutoring, mentoring, spiritual development, and leadership development for under-resourced youth.  

Volunteer Opportunities: Help at-risk youth reach proficiency in school through tutoring, enrichment workshops, and building relationships in our after-school programming for 1st-6th grade (M,W,F 3:00-5:30) or 7th-12th grade (T, Th 3:30-5:30). Minimum commitment is once a week for 2 to 2.5 hours.

Min Age: 16

Contact Person: Emily Mazzariello, Volunteer Coordinator

Email: emilyjane@thegreenhousecenter.org

Phone: 970-218-0771

Address: 2201 Northview Dr. Sacramento, CA 95833

Website: www.thegreenhousecenter.org

Social Media: Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/The-GreenHouse/129418263826727

Prerequisite: Six-month commitment, interview, application and finger printing.

 

 

WIND Youth Services

Description: Engages homeless or at-risk youth who need safety from the streets and provides access to resources that help them move from crisis to healthy-functioning independence.

Volunteer Opportunities: Tutoring, answering phones, preparing hygiene packs. Help with special events during holidays, such as preparing food baskets or helping in the kitchen.

Min. Age: 12

Contact: Fonda Ramirez

Email: fondar@windyouth.org

Phone: (916) 569-4902

Address: 701 Dixieanne Avenue, Sacramento, CA  95815
Website:
http://www.windyouth.org/volunteer

Prerequisites: Please visit website