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If you are available and willing to help, please register as a volunteer using the button to the left. If you have any questions related to a particular volunteer opportunity in Humboldt County, please call 707-502-2566.





Si le interesa inscribirse como voluntario y solo habla español, por favor contacte a Yvett, (707) 462-1959 o complete nuestro formulario de solicitud de voluntario.





The Foster Grandparent Program engages adults age 55 and over in intensive volunteerism as tutors and mentors for children and youth with exceptional needs.  They serve in local, elementary school classrooms, providing extra attention for children who need it the most.  They also serve in alternative high school settings, ready to help at risk youth learn and be successful.

Help guide students to higher academic achievement. Care for premature infants or children with disabilities. Mentor troubled teenagers and young mothers. The Foster Grandparent program connects role models like you with young people with exceptional needs.

Foster Grandparents serve from 5-40 hours per week and a minimum of 260 hours per year per volunteer.  No formal experience in tutoring or mentoring is required.  The pre-service orientation and training is provided by NCO Volunteer Network. 

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Learn more about the Foster Grandparent Program here.

There are many opportunities to volunteer are A1AA and something to meet everyone’s interest and schedule:

HICAP Registered Medicare Counselor
Become a registered medicare counselor and help older adults with understanding and accessing their Medicare benefits. 

Long Term Care Ombudsman
Advocate for dignity, quality of life, and quality of care for all residents in long-term care facilities by becoming a state certified Ombudsman. Regularly visit your assigned facility, get to know the residents and help them resolve their concerns. 

SAIL (Staying Active and Independent for Life) 
Learn to lead weekly evidence based exercise classes under the supervision of a physical therapist. 

Volunteer Driver Program
Provide rides to people 50 years or older who can’t drive anymore. Rides are provided to medical appointments, pharmacies, and grocery stories. Volunteers set their own schedule and sign up for rides online. 


...and more! Click here for more information.

Volunteers deliver meals to homebound seniors.

Learn more about the Meals on Wheels program.

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