Thanks so much for your interest in volunteering with Wind Youth Services! The work of our volunteers is so important, and we are grateful that you chose to support us with your time, energy, and talent. We engage volunteers in all facets of our organization and work hard to ensure that each volunteer is matched with an appropriate opportunity.
The following are the categories of volunteers we are seeking to fill:
Lunch at Drop-In Center
Volunteers are needed to deliver and donate about 25-30 lunches to our Drop-In Center. This is an ongoing opportunity. In order to avoid a scheduling conflict, it best to coordinate with me, the Community Resource Coordinator, a day to come in beforehand. You can either drop off individually bagged sack lunches or cook onsite at our drop-in center’s kitchen. There are no dietary restrictions. On the day that we agree for you to come in, please be sure to arrive between 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Our Drop-In Center is located at 3671 5th Ave, Sacramento, CA, 95817.
The following are suggested items to include in each lunch:
- Sandwich bread
- Sandwich meat & cheese
- Mayo & mustard packets
- Fruit cups
- Cliff bars or granola bars
- Dried fruit and nuts
- Small bags of chips or cookies
- Bottled water
- Fun Size candy bars
Wind has utilized past volunteers for group projects such as moving furniture, painting, gardening, cleaning, and construction. We have also had floor support volunteers who were responsible for organizing and stocking the clothing closet, assisting with meal preparation and kitchen cleanup, retrieving supplies for youth as requested, and helping staff with administrative tasks. In addition, we’ve had volunteers organize donations and send out thank-you notes to donors. We have also had volunteers share information with the youth via informal presentations. If any of these opportunities interest you, or if you have any other volunteer ideas besides the ones listed, please do not hesitate to submit an application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail the application to 8001 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95826 and I, the Community Resource Coordinator, will contact you when these opportunities become available.