Sonoma County volunteer opportunities

Help out at the museum devoted to the late “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles M Schulz, or contribute at a farm in Petaluma. Check out those opportunities and more.|

CHARLES M. SCHULZ MUSEUM AND RESEARCH CENTER

Happiness is ... volunteering for ‘Peanuts’

The museum at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center is looking for volunteers 14 and older who will enjoy supporting the legacy of Schulz and the “Peanuts” comic strip he created. The museum’s exhibits and programming illustrate the scope of Schulz’s multi-faceted career; communicate his stories, inspirations and influences; and celebrate his life and characters such as Charlie Brown and Snoopy. The museum also works to build understanding of cartoonists and cartoon art. Apply at schulzmuseum.org/get-involved.

PETALUMA BOUNTY FARM

Try your hand at farming

Petaluma Bounty offers volunteer opportunities for anyone who would like to lend a hand with farm production and learn what it means to run a nonprofit community farm. Their mission is healthy food for everyone through collaboration, education and promoting self-reliance. Volunteer activities include helping with harvesting produce, weeding, planting, and specialty activities such as preparing the produce for the farmers market Hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon; Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. All ages, though small children should be accompanied by an adult. Info at calendly.com/bountyfarm/volunteer.

CERES COMMUNITY PROJECT

Join the Santa Rosa meal team

Ceres Community Project needs adult volunteers to help with meal preparation and distribution in Santa Rosa. The nonprofit distributes healthy meals to people with serious illnesses, including cancer. Its three program sites serve Sonoma and Marin counties. People who can help with meal preparation and cooking, as well as bagging or packing, are needed. Meal prep shifts are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays or Fridays, while the bagging and packing shift runs 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Fridays. Email volunteers@ceresproject.org for information or to volunteer. You can also register online at tfaforms.com/4852303.

CENTER FOR VOLUNTEER AND NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP

Help with vaccinations

Register to help get Sonoma County residents vaccinated against the coronavirus. Go to bit.ly/3vVFPXd to sign up. Please specify if you are bilingual. Sonoma County residents preferred.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF SONOMA COUNTY

Party planners wanted

The Children’s Museum is looking for volunteers to help diversify its teams, including opportunities such as party planning for our annual Time to Wonder gala. Contact advancement@cmosc.org.

SOCIAL CALL

Conduct weekly visits with older adults

Are you looking for a way to support older adults? Social Call volunteers are paired with an adult age 60 or older for weekly friendly visits. As a Social Call volunteer you'll provide support and friendship, connecting with the same older adult once a week by phone or video conference. Training, support and background check are provided, and volunteers are asked to commit to one call per week for at least six months. Email us at socialcall@covia.org.

NEW BEGINNINGS LAW CENTER

New nonprofit needs social media manager

New Beginnings Law Center, a startup Marin County-based nonprofit that provides legal services, is looking for a social media manager and tech intern with experience with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Visit bit.ly/3fL9jTb to apply.

TO LEARN MORE or CONTRIBUTE AN ITEM

E-mail your news about volunteer opportunities to eric.wittmershaus@pressdemocrat.com. To explore additional volunteer opportunities, contact the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County at 707-573-3399 or info@volunteernow.org.

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