Volunteer Opportunities

  • last updated spring of 2020 (pre-COVID)

    Boys and Girls Club (contact Nichelle Hull at nhull@bgctm.org  with any questions or to sign up)

    • Hour of Code: teach a child to code. Contact dpike@bgctm.org for more information
    • Musical instrument tutor: Looking for volunteers to lead music lessons, work around your schedule at the Foster Drive location.
    • Reading Tutor for children must be at least 14.  Mondays and Wednesday afternoons at DWReynolds (2680 E. 9th St.) site. Contact Nichelle, above, for details
    • LIT (Leaders in Training): Great way to give back and gain leadership skills at the same time. Could, potentially, lead to a paid position. Contact Ta-Tiana Anderson-Hall at tandersonhall@bgctm.org, text her at @775SLIT to 81010 or call her at 360-2407.

    Law Enforcement Jr. Cadet Program: Worksite-based program for young men/women 14 yrs+. It helps students to gain insight into a variety of careers in the field of law enforcement. Contact Officer Woodward at 775-351-4426 or email ExpAdv@reno.gov

    The Discovery Museum: Register to volunteer at www.nvdm.org or contact Valerie Gillette at 775-398-5957 or email vgillette@nvdm.org

    • Teen Assist Program, a great way to get focused volunteer hours: http://www.nvdm.org/teenassistant/index.php 

    Swope Tutoring: Interested in tutoring a student from Swope? Come sign up in The Cube. We will need your name, contact info and the subjects that you are comfortable tutoring in. The list will be passed along to the Swope counseling staff who will give your name to the student’s parent

    Huskie Community Service Club: Great resource for all kinds of volunteer opportunities, http://www.renohcsa.com/ or contact Leslie Smith at renohcsa@gmail.com. Track your hours and earn a community service letter.

    The Northern Nevada R.A.V.E. Family Foundation (NNRFF):  The mission of the NNRFF (R.A.V.E.-an acronym for Respite And Volunteer Experiences) is to improve the well-being of Nevada families by providing respite to families caring for young children and adult family members with special needs.  The NNRFF, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, accomplishes this by training youth volunteers to care for these exceptional children and by providing vouchers for families to choose appropriate respite options.  The NNRFF operates the only center-based program in Washoe County that offers respite care for families caring for young children with disabilities and/or special needs. Volunteers are asked to donate 8 hours per month of their time. Volunteer application available at Volunteer Application Link/or email: ravecenter@att.net.


Job Opportunities

  • last updated spring of 2020 (pre COVID)...use as a reference or to contact employer for an update

    Great opportunity for detail oriented senior: Health Benefits Associates is looking for reliable computer savvy student to research, data input, and work excel spreadsheets. $16/hr. Contace Mary Gardner at mgardner6310@gmail.com or call 775-527-0968

    Sierra Kids Before and/or After School Care: must be 16 yrs. old, info at https://www.reno.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/2/2937?backlist=%2fgovernment%2fdepartments%2fhuman-resources%2fjobs-recruitment 

    City of Reno: Horticultural Asst., Truckee River Clean up crew, Train Operator, Park Ranger...to name a few. Apply online at www.reno.gov/jobs. Must be 18 with a HS diploma.

    Seasonal Water Conservation Consultant: for job description/requirements view: http://jobs.tmwa.com/x/openings

    Pizza Factory (Lakeside & Moana): no experience necessary but must be reliable, energetic, willing to positively interact with customers and co-workers. Night/weekend shifts available. $8.25/hr + tips. Apply at www.pizzagactory.com/careers

    Motivational Systems Inc: must be at least 16 yrs. old. Be outside. Get exercise. Weekends(daytime)...$13/hr. Call (916)705-0286

    Mt. Rose Ski Resort: Mt. Rose is hiring! Complete an application online at www.skirose.com

    Legal Office Runner/File Clerk: seeking a motivated, punctual, organized individual with a positive attitude. Duties include court filings, deliveries, errands, general office work. Mail/fax resume to: Law Offices, 6590 S. McCarran Blvd., Suite B, Reno, NV 89509 (775)786-8004 or email to: rla@thorndal.com

    Five Star Premier Residences of Reno: upscale retirement community looking for part-time waiter/waitress. Hours are from 4:00-7:45 pm with flexible days. Drug testing required. Contact Katy Savage at 829-6353 with questions or apply online at http://careers.fivestarseniorliving.com/

    Boys & Girls Club: Hiring for multiple Program Aide positions. Must have a HS diploma or GED equivalent. Contact Shauna Douglas (let her know that Mrs. Lerude referred you) at sdouglass@bgctm.org or call Shauna at 360-2455.

    The Atlantis: Looking for Host/Cashier, Barista (must be 18), Fun Center Attendant, Bus Person, Desert Attendant (must be 16 yrs old) https://www.atlantiscasino.com/general-information/careers/ 

    Raley's: Raley's at Caughlin Ranch is now hiring! Are you great working with people? Must be 16 to apply at www.raleys.com. Questions? Contact Amanda at 828-2424 (posted 6/4/18)

    Save Mart: Now hiring...call for more information at (209)548-6546

    Boomtown: Fun Center Attendants (must be 16): Apply online www.BoomtownReno.com/Fun or in person

    TMWA: Seasonal Water Conservation Consultant, must be at least 18, apply online at http://jobs.tmwa.com/x/openings

    Nestle: Part-time merchandiser, apply online at https://www.nestleusacareers.com/, job #18001485

    FedEx: Part-time and full-time jobs, great pay - up to $13.60/hr to start, tuition reimbursement benefits. Must be 18: for more info visit GroundWarehouseJobs.fedex.com

    Hokulia Shave Ice: Hiring part-time workers from three locations. Starting salary is $9.50/hr. Email/send resume to store78@hokuliashaveice.com

    TESLA: Volt Workforce Solutions hiring production assistants for Tesla: Must have a HS diploma and driver’s license. Contact Sarah Galviz at 1-775-203-3776 for more information.

    Discount Tire: Flexible with school schedules and competitive pay. Apply online at www.discounttire.com under “careers” tab. Email to Randell.Phillips@discounttire.com.

    Promenade on the River: Promenade on the River is an independent senior apartment complex, close to Reno High School, that offers services to the residents that live there including a full fine dining program. Food service employees are trained in fine dining serving protocol and strict sanitation. Candidates should be well groomed, have excellent manners, great attitudes, be reliable, and be able to be on time for every shift. We have dinner shifts available Mon-Sat 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, and additional morning and lunch shifts for reliable, on-time employees. Contact: Lisa Niles by phone at 786-8853 or email at lisa@promenadereno.com.

    AGM at Sky Peaks: Server/busperson wanted to assist with meal service at Sky Peaks Retirement Community: 10 hours per week, flexible schedule. Contact Robert Woods, 747-9555 or


    Circus Circus: Variety of positions ranging from midway operator to busboy to valet, apply online at http://www.mgmresortscareers.com/circuscircus-reno/circuscircus-reno-jobs.aspx. Or, contact Denise Charpentier for opportunities on The Midway, dcharpentier@circusreno.com