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Opportunity Details

Volunteers Needed
Hunger & Homelessness, Senior Services
Families, Homeless, People with Health-Based Concerns
Caring for People

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+

Help Staff a Cooling or Warming Center

Local Weather Refuge or Warming and Cooling Centers open anytime temperatures reach below or above the exreme temperature thresholds for our region. 

Cooling Centers
In the Summer Cooling Centers are open when the high temperatures are extreme and in the 100s for a series of days. HandsOn Sacramento volunteers help provide staffing for Cooling Centers usually in two shifts: 1:00 to 4:30 pm and 4:30 to 8 pm at local city and faith-based facilities. 

Volunteers will sign-in guests, provide water and snacks at make their air-conditioned resipite from the heat welcome and comfortable. 

Warming Centers
In the Winter the Warming Center runs from December through March when overnight low temperatures are temperatures fall below 32 degrees.

HandsOn Sacramento has been asked to help provide staffing for these centers throughout the night for two shifts (6 p.m. to 12 a.m. and 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.). 

The warming center is located at the Southside Park Pool House at at local city and faith-based facilities. Security will be provided as well as snacks, drinks, and blankets for people who utilize the warming center. 

Please sign-up here if you are interested in volunteering for this effort and we will alert you when volunteers are needed (and you will be needed!) Thanks, in advance, for your interest! 

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 12/31/2021

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The Regional Center for Volunteerism
HandsOn Sacramento
A Program of Community Link Capital Region

8001 Folsom Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone: (916) 447-7063

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