Volunteer for Douglas County

County Volunteer Opportunities

  • Douglas County Public Library
    • Contact Person: Amy Dodson
    • Ph: 775-782-9841
    • Type(s) of volunteer opportunity: shelving, program preparation, data entry, used books

  • Animal Care and Services
    • Ph: 775-782-9061
    • Are you looking for an opportunity to help homeless pets in your community? The shelter is always looking for new volunteers to help provide love, care and socialization to the 500+ animals that come through our doors each year. Volunteering can be a rewarding experience, and it's a great way to contribute to your community.

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA
    • Contact Person: Leanne Wagoner
    • Ph: 775-782-6247
    • CASA volunteers are Court Appointed Special Advocates for children appointed by a Judge. CASA volunteers are well-trained men and women who have the time, heart and commitment to listen to a child, investigate the situation and then report back to the Judge regarding the best interests of the child.

  • Douglas County Senior Services 
    • Ph: 775-783-6455
    • Type(s) of volunteer opportunity: Senior Center - gift shop, craft room, reception / phone, lunch registration, server, home companion, special events

  • Douglas County Parks and Recreation

  • Douglas County Sheriff's Department
    • Contact Person: Bernadette Smith
    • Ph: 775-782-9931
    • Type(s) of volunteer opportunity: clerical, Citizen Patrol, and sub-station duties