4‐H 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
Address: 4145 Branch Center Road Sacramento, CA 95827
Social Media: On the WILD Side Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/onthewildsidecamp
4-H Youth Experiences in Science Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/4HYESProgram
*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+)
Phone: (916) 392-1350
Address: Volunteer Opportunities at multiple sites (please see website)
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
Phone: (916) 441‐1243
Address: 2 Locations: South Sac office
2251 Florin Road #154 Sacramento, CA 95822
Office hours: Monday thru Friday 10am-4pm.
Elk Grove office
7551 Timberlake Way #230 Sacramento, CA 95823
Office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-4pm
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
Phone: (916) 419-3711
Address: 41 Port Henley, Sacramento CA 95835
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, Self‐Control, 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
Address: 2891 32nd Avenue Sacramento, CA 95824
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
Phone: (916) 476-3489
Address: 3958 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sacramento CA 95820
Prerequisites: Please contact Carroll Cooks
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
Address: 5735 47TH Avenue Sacramento, CA
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
Address: 2201 Northview Dr. Sacramento, CA 95833
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
Phone: (916) 569-4902
Address: 701 Dixieanne Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95815
Prerequisites: Please visit website