Volunteer

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 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. See list of our volunteer opportunities below or click on this link.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Women's Program: Volunteers work with Program Staff to greet participants as they arrive and assist them with services, including laundry, showers and personal care products. In the Resource Room, volunteers assist and support participants with housing and job searches, resumes, as well as general computer, fax and telephone operations.

  • Mother and Child Program (MAC): Volunteers work with Program Staff to provide a safe, comforting, and enriching environment for mothers and their children.

  • Food Service: Volunteers serve hot breakfast and lunch and assist in providing hot and cold beverages throughout the day. Volunteers prepare the food service area, serve the meals and clean up serving area. A food safety certificate is required.

  • Cooking: Volunteer chefs and sous chefs prepare delicious and nutritious hot breakfast and lunch. A food safety certificate is required.

  • Donations House: Volunteers assist in accepting, sorting and storing in-kind donations in Carrillo House.

  • Special Events: Each year The Living Room holds various fundraisers, participates in the Human Race in May and coordinates special events. Volunteers assist Staff with a variety of tasks to make these events successful.