The Living Room is heavily dependent on volunteers to fulfill its mission. Each year hundreds of volunteers donate thousands of hours assisting Staff and providing services to the women and children who visit The Living Room. 

If you would like to offer your time, skills and talents to help the women and children served by The Living Room, please download, print out and complete a volunteer application form and a volunteer confidentiality agreement, then call us at 707-579-0138 ext. 0 to schedule a tour of the program (The forms cannot be filled out online). See list of our volunteer opportunities below or click on this link.

We have Volunteer Opportunities in the following Areas:

In the Women's Program (Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., 8am - 12pm and/or 12pm - 3pm --- Weds.,  9am - 12pm and /or 10:30am - 1:30 pm)

  • Women's Program (Women only) - Volunteers are needed to greet participants as they arrive and to assist them with services including laundry, showers and desk services (personal care items). Additionally, Volunteers will interact with participants and assist Program Staff in various situations and circumstances.

  • Resource Room (Women only) - Volunteers are needed to assist and support participants with resumes, housing and job searches as well as general computer, fax and telephone operations. 

In the MAC Program (Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., 9am - 12pm and/or 12pm - 3pm --- Weds., 9am - 12pm and /or 10:30am - 1:30 pm)

  • Mother and Child Program (Women only) - Volunteers are needed to work with the Program Staff to provide a safe, comforting, and enriching environment for mothers and their children.

In the Kitchen

  • Cooking (Women & Men) (Mon. thru Fri., 7:30am - 12pm, approx) - Volunteers are needed to prepare a delicious and nutritious hot breakfast and lunch, which are very much appreciated by the women and children. A Food Safety Certificate is required.

  • Food Service (Women only) (Mon.-Fri.: Breakfast 8am - 10:30am; Lunch 11am - 1pm) - Volunteers are needed to serve a hot breakfast and lunch and to assist in providing hot and cold beverages throughout the day. Food Service Volunteers prep the service area, serve the meals and clean up serving area. A Food Safety Certificate is required.

In the Donations Building (Tues & Thurs., 9am - 12pm and/or 12pm - 3pm)

  • Donations (Women & Men) - Volunteers assist in accepting, sorting and storing in-kind donations in "Points" building.

In the Office

  • Office Work (Women & Men) (Mon. thru Fri., flexible hours) - Volunteers assist staff with office work, including but not limited to copying, data entry, telephones and more.
  • Special Events (Women & Men) (All year round) - Volunteers assist staff in organizing and presenting programs when we have special fundraising events.