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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 questions about a volunteer opportiunity, please call (707) 263-4688 ext. 421.
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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Complete free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training and become part of a CERT team in your neighborhood. CERT teams train to provide aid to disaster victims and assist first responders in the event of an emergency. Team members provide community education in disaster preparedness and assist with first aid and crowd control at community events.
Emergencies occur in our communities, neighborhoods, and workplaces every day. We also know that a large-scale disaster (such as an earthquake) will quickly overwhelm local professional responders. CERT training will prepare you to: