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: The Magalia Community Church has resumed its intake of donations. Accepted donations are subject to accepting new or very gently used clothing, and non-perishable food items are needed as of May 25, 2021.**  Providing a donation intake service for incoming donations to be provided to impacted Wildfire Survivors through the Resource & Recovery Center. Seasonal restrictions on incoming donations may apply, and donors are encouraged to connect with the Church before delivering donated items. Depending on the season and current volume of donations, the site will accept non-perishable food and new or very gently used clothing. Furniture donations are no longer accepted. Donations are accepted by drop-off on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday: 10am-2pm. Incoming donations will be accepted at the backdoor of the Church Hall. Drop offs outside of donation hours are not permitted. Located at: Magalia Community Church, 13700 Old Skyway, Magalia.

Medspire Health- **COVID-19 Update:  Free clinic days have resumed, 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– **COVID-19 Update: Hope Center is open for Drive Through Relief Services. Volunteers should be in contact with the Hope Center before arriving to provide volunteer assistance.** Offering volunteer opportunities to support recovery and relief work done through the Oroville and Paradise Hope Center and the Disaster Relief Division. Volunteer work can include assisting with inventorying supplies, assisting clients, and warehouse work. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age and able to lift 20lbs. Submit a volunteer interest form online at www.orovillehopecenter.org/volunteer/ If interested in volunteering at a specific location, individuals can also follow up with the specific site they are interested in volunteering with. 

  • Oroville Hope Center: 530-538-8398 (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10am-3pm)
  • Paradise Hope Center: 530-327-7486 (T-F: 9am-3pm)
  • Disaster Relief Division: 530-854-4969 (By appointment only)

Paradise Alliance Church – Camp Fire Recovery- Offering volunteer applications for Camp Fire recovery programs and services hosted by the Church.  Volunteer opportunities are for adults age 18 and over. Volunteer opportunities change as events and services develop, visit the volunteer page for more information and to submit a volunteer interest form here: www.campfirerecovery.org/volunteer-opportunities More information about volunteer projects available through the Paradise Alliance Church Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ParadiseAllianceChurchCMA/

Butte Humane Society Volunteer Program  **COVID-19 Update: Volunteers are needed for COVID-19 response programs.**  Offering volunteer opportunities that support the Humane Society’s various services. Individual opportunities include dog walking, cat socialization, laundry and dishes, office work, special event facilitation, and outreach activities.  Also offers specific volunteer opportunities for involvement in the Pet Food and Supply Pantry.  All volunteers must submit a volunteer application, purchase a volunteer shirt, participate in an online orientation, and attend a shadow shift. Certain volunteer opportunities are only available to specific age groups. All volunteer opportunities require volunteers to be ages 12 and older. Those interested in volunteering must submit an online application that includes a volunteer release and liability waiver. Questions can be directed to the Volunteer Coordinator by email or phone.  Website: https://buttehumane.org/volunteer-2/ Email: volunteer@buttehumane.org. Phone: 530-343-7917 extension 109.    

Habitat For HumanityCOVID-19 Update: Due to COVID-19, the administrative offices will be closed to the public. Certain volunteer opportunities may be unavailable.** Offering individual and group volunteer opportunities with Habitat for Humanity. Participants may volunteer with: the community build site, the team building program, various committees, and/or the Habitat ReStore. See online here: http://www.buttehabitat.org/ for details on the different volunteer opportunities available through Habitat for Humanity. Eligibility requirements vary depending on the task. Some volunteer opportunities may include age limitations for certain projects (Children age 16 or 17 can work on regular work day sites as long as they have a signed waiver from their parent or guardian). For more information regarding eligibility please use the following link: http://bit.ly/2VHx9ow. Go online to http://www.buttehabitat.org/ and select the volunteer tab. Individual volunteers will be asked to create a volunteer profile and complete safety training before volunteering. Volunteer groups will need to connect with a Volunteer Coordinator to schedule volunteer work.

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.