Local Opportunities to Serve

Upcoming Opportunities
Crestmont Elementary & Eich Intermediate Volunteer Opportunities
 Crestmont Volunteer Opportunities:  You can sign up on the following link to volunteer for the many ways you can volunteer at Crestmont School.  
  • Crestmont, October 13 Opportunity:  Volunteer to paint 12 picnic tables with polyurethane sealant at Crestmont Saturday, October 13 beginning at 8am, please contact Karen Fales.  Thanks for serving our community!
  •  Campus Life: Operates a club at Eich Middle School on Mondays during the school year 1:30-3:30pm and Fridays 7:30-9:30am.  Volunteers are needed to cook and serve food and drinks, play games with the students and show them the love of Jesus.  You can volunteer one or two days a week, bi-weekly, monthly or be a substitute.  Campus Life Program provides a "safe" place for students to hear positive messages of character, confidence and responsibility.
  • Crestmont Tutoring: Volunteer to work with students on their homework, in the areas of reading, math and science.
If interest in any of these volunteer opportunities please contact Marlena Sprague.
 
Grace City Center
Join us, along with The Grace Network ministry in the community of Del Paso Heights. If you would like to donate to their Resource Closet they are in need of the following: Diapers, wipes, feminine hygiene items, men's clothes (sweatshirts, short sleeve), larger women's clothes, men and women's interview/business clothes and shoes, tennis shoes.  For Questions contact Rod Wurst.
 
 
Acres of Hope - Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness
Providing homeless women with children a home in a structured, Christ-centered campus for up to two years.  Residents are mentored and encouraged as they learn practical life, parenting , and job skills.
 
To serve, contact Christie at: christie@acresofhopeonline.org for specifics.
Here are some current needs:
 
Share Your Love: Angel Grandparents: Play with little ones, rock babies.
Arts & Crafts: Fun for special or everyday occasions.
Drivers: for appointments.
Enrichment Classes: Share with the moms what you love to do.
Share Your Skill:  Cottages, grounds, vehicles, bikes, computers..there is always something that needs to be done.
 
ReNew Stores located at 1725 Santa Clara Drive, Roseville
ReNew Boutique: 916-788-0275 and Urban ReNew 916-788-5777 both provide a large part of the annual budget for Acres of hope.  You can help in 3 ways:
  • Donate gently used women's, men's, children's clothing, accessories, home goods, decor and furniture.
  • Volunteers needed!  If you love fashion or home decor, you'll ove serving here.
  • Shop!  Find treasures for the home and wardrove while supporting Acres of Hope.
Acres of Hope:  www.acresofhopeonline.org
 
For more information contact Jeri Honberger.
 
Sac Valley Adult & Teen Challenge Center
This Christ-centered program has graduates 20-30 adult students each year who have learned to trust Jesus Christ with their futures - free from addiction.  There is a Men's Center in the foothills near Lincoln and a Women's Center in Redding.
Looking for a Local Mission Opportunity?  Try one of these!
  • Monetary gifts
  • Sign up to be a DRIVER for the Lincoln Men's Center 1 day/month to take one student to appointments
  • Be a MENTOR for one student:  1-3 hours per month for 9-12 months - training available
  • Organize a group to TAKE DINNER to the Lincoln Men's Center and enjoy spending time encouraging them and listening to their stories
  • Join the "TC Women's Auxiliary" for a more organized group who plan crafts, fundraising projects or activities to encourage the students
  • Hair Stylists and Barbers are needed - 1 day a month
  • Call for pickups of donations to the Teen Challenge Thrift Store
  • Handyman needed for various projects
  • Donations of clothes, furniture, electronics and household items
Visit www.TeenChallenge.ws to see more opportunities to serve this Local Mission or contact Diane Larson  for more information.

 

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