Volunteering is a very important thing to the world. Without volunteers, many non profit organizations all over the globe could not and would not be able to help others as efficiently as they do now. If you have some time to volunteer, I recommend doing it. Even if you only have an hour a week, you never know how much you would be affecting someone’s life in a positive way just because you took the time to help an organization in your community.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #1: Food Bank of Northern Nevada
The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is located at 994 Packer Way Sparks, Nevada 89431.Volunteers are needed to sort food, distribute food, pack food to give to schools to give out, work in the office doing data entry/etc, pluming, handing out flyers and much more. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada will find the perfect area for you to volunteer as long as you’re hardworking and dedicated. To find out more about volunteering, call (775) 331-3663.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #2: Truckee Meadows Habitat for Humanity
The call for volunteers is high for Truckee Meadows Habitat for Humanity. They need a wide range of volunteers that have different levels of experience to work on homes for the needy. While you can do construction work, you can also do volunteering that is not so physically draining like working in the office or fundraising. Do not be alarmed if you do not have construction experience, they will work & teach you as they’re building. Before volunteering, you will have to sign a volunteer waiver and release form. For ore information, call (775) 323-5511. They are located at 992 Spice Island Dr. Sparks, Nevada 89431.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #3: Ballet Nevada Performing Arts
If you like Ballet or the arts, then you’ll certainly like volunteering for the Ballet Nevada Performing Arts. The Ballet needs volunteers that know how to sew and could fix costumes and props. You could also volunteer at shows and/or work in the office answering phones, doing data entry, etc. Ballet Nevada Performing Arts is located at 1295 Greg St. Sparks, NV 89431. For additional details, call (775) 284-5000.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #4: Make a Wish Foundation
What could be better then helping a child’s wish come true? That is what you could be doing if you were to volunteer for the Make a Wish Foundation. The Foundations goal is to grant wishes of children who have a terminally ill disease. Besides helping make wishes come true, you could help fundraise, in the office, and work at special events. Before being accepted as a volunteer, you will have to attend an orientation/training session and pass a background check. The Make a Wish Foundation is located at 910 Pyramid Highway Sparks, NV 89431 and their phone number is (775) 826-8008.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #5: Disability Resources
Disability Resources helps members of the disabled community learn how to be more independent in their life. Volunteers are needed for various duties around the facility and with clients. There is a high need for volunteers who are computer literate. Disability Resources is located at 155 Glendale Ave., Ste. 11 Sparks, NV 89431. Their phone number is (775) 329-1126.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #6: Teen Challenge
Teen Challenge helps troubled youth on a daily basis. To become a volunteer for Teen Challenge, you must fill out an application and have references. There are several things that you can do for Teen Challenge. There are several office opportunities, child care, working at special events, fundraising, etc. For more information, write to P.O. Box 1136 Sparks, Nevada 89432 or call (775) 424-6778.
Where to Volunteer in Sparks, Nevada #7: Spanish Springs Elementary
Spanish Springs Elementary is located at 100 Marilyn Mae Dr. Sparks, NV 89436. If you enjoy working with children, you may enjoy volunteering with a school. You can help out in the classroom, on field trips, coach, etc. Volunteers must fill out an application, be fingerprinted, not have a criminal record and have a valid ID. For more information on volunteering with Spanish Springs Elementary, call (775) 425-7710.