Volunteer Opportunities

FOR PEOPLE OR GROUPS WHO WANT TO VOLUNTEER: Please call 2-1-1 to learn about volunteer opportunities and also see the listing of agencies below that are recruiting volunteers. 

FOR ORGANIZATIONS THAT NEED VOLUNTEERS: If your organization wishes to post volunteer opportunities, please call 2-1-1 and provide the volunteer opportunity information.

Caring Choices- Offers an online platform to search for volunteer opportunities in Butte County.The site also functions as a place for nonprofits, faith-based groups, and government agencies to post and manage volunteer positions within their organization. Available to those interested in volunteering. Different positions will have different eligibility criteria. Sign-up online at volunteer.caring-choices.org/search 

Magalia Community Church – Camp Fire Survivor Resource and Recovery Center- **COVID-19 Update: Individuals dropping off donations will go through the backdoor of the community/fellowship hall. If the back door is closed, MCC recommends individuals to ring the bell, go back to their vehicle and someone will assist in unloading donations.**  Incoming donation hours Tues, Wed, Thurs & Sat 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Incoming donations accepted on these days at the backdoor of the community/fellowship hall. No Sunday donations. No After Hours Dumping. Donations will be received at the back door of the community/fellowship hall on Tues, Wed, Thurs & Sat from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Magalia Community Church, 13700 Old Skyway, Magalia, CA 95494 

Medspire Health- **COVID-19 Update: Although clinic days are currently on hold, Medspire is still accepting interest forms from those looking to volunteer.**  Medspire Health is a volunteer run free clinic. Volunteer opportunities are available on medical clinic days once a month. Specialized volunteers that are EMTs, NPs, PAs, RNs, LVNs, CNAs, case managers, mental health professionals, and social workers are encouraged to sign up. For more information and to sign up, visit medspire.org/volunteer

Oroville Hope Center – Camp Fire Relief Services– If interested in volunteering at any one of the Hope Center Camp Fire Response locations, please email Margie at Margie@orovillehopecenter.org. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age and able to lift 20lbs. Email Margie at Margie@orovillehopecenter.org 

Paradise Alliance Church – Camp Fire Recovery- Offering volunteer applications for community events and services hosted at the Church. Opportunities change as events develop, if interested in applying or learning more, go online to http://bit.ly/2GZGwHo. Questions can also be directed at 530-877-7069 ext. 234

Butte Humane Society Volunteer Program– **COVID-19 Update: Volunteer applications are being accepted, but currently all volunteer orientation is on pause. ** Offering volunteer applications for the Pet Food and Supply Pantry. The pantry is available to all individuals and pets who have been displaced by the Camp Fire and staffed by volunteers. This volunteer opportunity requires applicants to be 12 years or older. Volunteers who are 12-15 years old (Junior Volunteers) must have an adult present at all times who must also apply to be a volunteer and go through the orientation process with their Junior Volunteer. Please note: Junior volunteers and their guardian must fill out separate applications with separate email addresses.  Volunteers who are 16-17 years old may volunteer without an adult on site, but they must have a signature from a parent/guardian on the release form found on the online application. Applicants are also required to purchase a volunteer shirt, attend a shadow shift, and participate in the online orientation. Those interested in volunteering for the Pet Food and Supply Pantry must fill out the general volunteer application. Applications are available online at the Butte Humane Society website: https://buttehumane.org/. For further details please contact the Volunteer Coordinator via email: volunteer@buttehumane.org or call 530-343-7917 ext. 109.    

Northern Valley Catholic Social Service- **COVID-19 Update- NVCSS offices are closed to the public. The NVCSS team is operating remotely, available by phone and email. For questions or more information, please contact 1-800-846-1451.** Offering volunteer opportunities with Northern Valley Catholic Social Service. Those interested in volunteering with Northern Valley Catholic Social Service with Camp Fire recovery response can contact the Chico office at 530-247-3372 about volunteer opportunities. Additional volunteer information and volunteer applications for NVCSS can be found online at https://nvcss.org/apply-to-volunteer/ . Those with questions about general volunteering can contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 530-247-3372

Shalom Free Clinic Offering volunteer opportunities with Shalom Free Clinic. Visit the clinic website for most up-to-date volunteer needs, medical volunteers are most needed at this time. To access the volunteer form, please use the following link: http://bit.ly/2QTwBcF

Fostering Opportunities

For volunteers interested in fostering impacted animals.

Facebook Group: Camp Fire Animal Connection-http://bit.ly/2KBDwVZ

  • This closed group has been created to help those in need of temporary foster homes for their animals due to the Camp Fire directly connect with people are able to open their homes to animals in need. This is a people-to-people site where animal owners and potential foster caretakers can find one another and explore foster opportunities. Please post your foster need and your foster availability, providing as much detail as possible, so that it might lead to a helpful person-to-person connection.