Carson City volunteer connection

This continues RSVP’s column of outstanding volunteer opportunities.

Please don’t call the agency directly as it can’t process your application to volunteer.

If you’re interested in volunteering please contact Lauren at 775-687-4680, ext. 6 or

Carson City Parks and Recreation has opened its new Multi-Purpose Athletic Center (MAC) and is seeking volunteers to help with various assignments. CCPR needs volunteers to help with the front desk, accept phone calls, monitor facility during programs/special events and maintain cleanliness of the facility. Basic computer skills and effective communication skills are preferred. CPR certification is required.

Catmandu is seeking volunteers to care for cats and kittens in their Carson City facility. They need volunteers to help socialize the animals until they can be placed with a new family. A strong love of animals and housekeeping skills are required and appreciated. In addition to socialization, Catmandu needs help with cleaning litter boxes, sweeping, moping, changing linens and filling water/food bowls.

USDA is partnering with Friends in Service Helping (FISH) to offer food distribution to low income individuals and families in the Carson area every other month. Next distribution will be July 22 at the Carson City Community Center from 9-11 a.m. Volunteers are needed the third Friday of every other month from 8-11a.m. to help with sign-ups and food distribution.

Wylie Animal Foundation (WARF) is looking for a volunteer in Carson City. This person would be helping to feed, clean and socialize cats in the foster home. WARF is asking for a two-hour commitment if possible. Please contact Lauren for more details.

Classy Seconds Thrift Shop is seeking volunteers for various positions throughout the shop. Volunteers are needed to help sort clothing, organize the book nook, arrange displays and greet donors. This opportunity allows Advocates to End Domestic Violence to aid victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Through volunteer service, we’re able to help victims escape violent situations.

The Nevada State Railroad Museum is seeking volunteers for a variety of opportunities at the museum. It’s looking for persons to work at the admissions desk, museum store and conduct depot ticket sales. Please contact Lauren for more information.

The Nevada State Museum is seeking volunteers for various positions throughout the museum and for special events throughout the year. Come be a part of a unique and historical opportunity today!

The Nevada Children’s Museum is looking for volunteers to help on the main floor of the play area and within the Science Center. This opportunity involves working closely with children and some degree of higher energy. All applicants must pass a background check before being considered. Contact Lauren Jones for more details.

All volunteers receive orientation and training. We offer mileage reimbursement and insurance coverage. If you are a Nonprofit Organization and would like RSVP to feature your need for volunteers, please contact Lauren at (775) 687-4680, ext. 6.


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