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Sonoma Valley needs a new volunteer force! Help meet the emerging needs of our community during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. People over 60 can contribute from home and people under 60 can help out in the community while social distancing.

We invite Sonoma Valley’s agencies to submit volunteer opportunities.

Please post volunteer needs that can be met by people over 60 working from home, or by healthy people under 60 working in the community while practicing safe social distancing.

We invite Sonoma Valley’s community to find volunteer opportunities below.

 Healthy people under 60 can help in the community while practicing safe social distancing, while people over 60 can help from home.

Newest Volunteer Needs!

  • Hundreds of Sonoma Valley households need food during this crisis. 25-30 reliable volunteers are urgently needed who can COMMIT for at least 6 weeks to either or both of the food distributions at Hanna Boys Center: Fridays 10-2. Some, not all, volunteer positions require lifting up to 40 pounds.

FISH provides groceries and medical rides Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm. We need drivers, and help with utility and rental assistance applications.

Volunteers are needed for Redwood Empire Food Bank distribution at the Health Center on 1st and 3rd Fridays, 8am-12pm.

Hundreds of Sonoma Valley households need food during this crisis. 25-30 reliable volunteers are urgently needed who can COMMIT for at least 6 weeks to either or both of the food distributions at Hanna Boys Center: Fridays 10-2. Some, not all, volunteer positions require lifting up to 40 pounds.

We give 100+ meals a day to our city’s homeless population. We seek volunteers to help serve and distribute to-go meals.

We need volunteers to help package and distribute and additional 60 SEC Victory Gardens to the Sonoma Valley community.

We’re looking for 2020 Census volunteers to make person-to-person phone calls to ensure no one is Sonoma Valley goes uncounted. From home, flexible hours. Call Refugio Mata: 707-340-3585.

Please help local restaurants provide ~1,500 free meals in Sonoma Valley. Fridays, 3-4pm, at multiple sites.

 

Vintage House Delivers supports vulnerable seniors by doing grocery shopping and picking up medicines. If you are healthy and have your own vehicle, consider becoming a Vintage House Delivers volunteer shopper.

We need mentors (volunteers 21+) to empower the Valley’s youth so they may thrive in life. Sign up to remotely e-mentor a youth for for 1 hour a week from your home.

Help run this website! Web maintenance, creating SignUpGenius forms, and recruiting local organizations and volunteers to participate.

Make cloth masks that nonprofits can give to people in need, including volunteers at food distributions. Follow instructions here. Take finished masks to Sonoma Community Center 10-4 M-F, sealed in a ziplock, to the box at the back of the building.

Do you want to help local students navigate technology or provide tutoring services? WE NEED YOU! Distance learning is posing challenges and bringing to light opportunities to help our local students and families during this time. For more information, please email Yuliana. 

Organizations do their best, but there may be a delay in getting back to you. Please have patience.

 All organizations are happy to accept donations, as well as your volunteer time. 

Donate to local organizations supporting food security in Sonoma Valley.

Learn more about community resources available to assist residents and businesses during the coronavirus crisis.

Sonoma Valley Volunteers is a partnership project from Sustainable Sonoma, a project of Sonoma Ecology Center. A generous Sonoma Ecology Center donor launched this project. Donate to keep it going.