Volunteering with Sanford Center programs

Sanford Center for Aging

Join the movement to enhance quality of life in Northern Nevada. We'll work to find the right volunteer fit for you.

VOLUNTEER TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM DRIVERS

  • WHAT YOU DO: Volunteer to use your vehicle to drive people age 60+ who need a ride to appointments, errands and social activities. Share a smile, get a meaningful break from work or study. You must be 18 or over.
  • WHAT YOU GET: A flexible volunteer schedule, mileage reimbursement, a chance to explore the Reno area.
  • Join us now! Contact sanfordmobility@unr.edu.

SENIOR OUTREACH SERVICES

  • WHAT YOU DO: Visit weekly with an isolated elder to talk, take a walk or just hang out. Give a ride to shop or pick up a prescription. Provide emotional support and advocacy.
  • WHAT YOU GET: A chance to build meaningful relationships, receive mileage reimbursement.
  • Join us now! Contact sos@unr.edu.

AMERICORPS SENIORS (WASHOE COUNTY RSVP)

  • WHAT YOU DO: AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers are people age 55+ who contribute their skills and talents to a variety of community groups. We'll help match you with service that fits with your schedule.
  • WHAT YOU GET: Use the skills and talents you've learned over the years, or develop new ones.
  • Join us now! Contact rsvp@unr.edu.