Folsom Opportunities

These opportunities are for US official Intel retirees only.

Updated 10/3/2017
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Intel-Employee Led Volunteer

ProjectsFolsom PC Pals Program

Project Description: PC Pals is recruiting volunteers for next school year. You will email your student two times per week for the duration of the school year and to attend both the “Get to know you” party at the beginning of the school year and the Farewell Party at the end of the year.  Communicate via email 1x/week throughout the school year with a student from chosen school.

  • Project Title: [School Name] PC Pals Fall 2017 / Spring 2018
  • Dates: For Fall : 08/01 to 12/23/ (8:00AM to 5:00PM) For Spring: 01/01 to 06/31 (8:00AM to 5:00PM)
  • Organization Information: Schools throughout the greater Sacramento area
  • Contact Information: Leah Lindblom, PC Pals Program Manager, Email:
  • PC Pals Program Details

STEM/Maker Pals Program

Project Description: A program where volunteers mentor students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). A volunteer is assigned to a small student-team, the teacher assigns a STEM experiment, and progress is shared via email. The volunteers provide encouragement and guidance. Students help each other and develop problem-solving skills.

  • Project Title: [School Name] Maker Pals Fall 2017 / Spring 2018
  • Dates: For Fall: 08/01 to 12/23 (8:00AM to 5:00PM) For Spring: 01/01 to 06/31 (8:00AM to 5:00PM)
  • Organization Information: Schools throughout the greater Sacramento area
  • Contact Information: Mitchell J Skolnekovich, Program Manager, Email:
  • STEM/Maker Pals Program Details

Donate Blood

Project description: Donate blood and your time. The Intel Involved Matching Grant Program will donate money to Blood Source. Donate on your own at Blood Source locations and let them know you are an Intel retiree eligible for Intel Donor Club hours. Alternatively, donate at one of several blood drives hosted at Intel throughout the year.

  • Upcoming Intel Folsom Campus Blood Drive Dates: TBD
  • Organization Information: Blood Source – Folsom California
  • Website/URL of Organization:
  • Address: Blood Mobile at Intel Folsom, CA 97126

Other Events

  • See the Universe  Astronomy buffs or people with a passion to be part of a great public service organization should look into being part of the Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory in Placerville, CA. We have the need for numerous skills and talent. We will train you.Organization: El Dorado County Office of Education Contact:
  • Start Making!  Physical kit that includes either a Makey Makey or Galileo board. Volunteers lead workshops developed for school-aged children, encouraging experimentation with electronics, software and everyday objects to imagine and create.Contact:
  • Teach Digital Safety  Volunteer to teach kids, parents, and seniors online safety. Intel Security has partnered with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to develop award-winning, age-specific, 30-60 minute presentations that emphasize online safety, ethics and responsibility. Volunteers are matched to eligible nonprofit organizations and schools. Contact:

Help students read Become a volunteer

You have an opportunity to help students read by becoming a volunteer tutor with United Way through the AARP Foundation Experience Corps literacy program.  Volunteers ages 50 and older will impact students through consistent tutoring several times per week during the school year. Volunteers receive training prior to volunteering and have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow volunteers.
Take advantage of this fun, meaningful volunteer opportunity in the Center, Robla, Elk Grove, Washington, and Sacramento City school districts. Visit our website to view upcoming information sessions, call (916) 856-3972.or contact Intel Folsom retiree, Annette Bachmeier, to learn more about this rewarding opportunity

Ongoing Non Profits Volunteer Opportunities

  • Animals
    Animal Outreach of the Mother Lode  6101 Enterprise Drive, Diamond Springs, CA 95619
    Socializing, grooming, event planning, office work
    El Dorado County German Shepherd Rescue 5820 Marybelle Lane, Shingle Springs CA 95682
    Walk the dogs, groom, train, building maintenance
    El Dorado Humane Society 777 Pleasant Valley Road, Diamond Springs, CA 95619Cleaning cages, yard maintenance, web site maintenance, assist with adoptions
    Placer SPCA 150 Corporation Yard Road, Roseville, CA 95678
    Limited to cleaning cages
    Sacramento SPCA 6201 Florin Perkins Rd, Sacramento, CA 95828
    Limited to cleaning cages
  • Human Services
    El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity 6168 Pleasant Valley Road, El Dorado, CA 95623
    Build, paint, or work in the ReStore
    Foothills Habitat for Humanity 8292 Industrial Avenue, Roseville, CA 95678
    Build, paint, or work in the ReStore
    Greater Sacramento Urban League 3725 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento, CA, 95838
    Arts, Dance, Graphic Design, Driver, Office Assistance, and more
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento 819 North 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
    Build, paint, or work in the ReStore
    Loaves and Fishes 1351 North C. St., Sacramento, CA 95811
    Food preparation, cleaning
    Make a Wish Foundation 2800 Club Center Drive, Sacramento, CA 95835
    Wish Granter, Community Ambassador, Special Events Volunteer, Airport Greeter, Office Volunteer, of volunteer your time and talent
    Meals on Wheels by ACC, 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento, CA 95831
    Delivering or preparing meals
    River City Food Bank 1800 28th St, Sacramento, CA
    Work at food bank, assist in office, in-take desk, and more
    Ronald McDonald House 2555 49th St, Sacramento, CA 95817
    Receptionist, stock food, answer phones, maintenance & repair
    Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services 1951 Bell Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838
    Sorting food, Intel Computer Clubhouse
    Sacramento LGBT Center 1927 L Street, Sacramento, CA, 95811
    Event leadership, front desk, project volunteers, youth program volunteers
    St. John’s Shelter for Women and Children 4410 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826
    Prep/serving meals or leading a life skills class (curriculum provided). Possibly also: reading to kids, helping with their Café run by the women.
    Twin Lakes Food Bank 327 Montrose Drive, Folsom, CA 95630
    Sorting food, administrative capacities (can only take up to 15-20 people at a time)
    WEAVE 2401 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95838
    Helping organize clothes and other items at their thrift stores
  • Children
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of El Dorado County 3461 Robin Lane, Suite 2, Cameron Park, CA 95682
    Play sports together. Go on a hike. Read books. Eat a pizza with extra anchovies. Or just give some advice and inspiration.
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento 1451 River Park Drive, Suite 241 Sacramento, CA 95815
    Play sports together. Go on a hike. Read books. Eat a pizza with extra anchovies. Or just give some advice and inspiration.
    Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts Troop Various Troops; Contact with the EIN or Tax ID to confirm your troop is approved. Volunteer with local Boy Scouts troop on a planning committee or help to organize fundraising
    Boys and Girls Club of Sacramento 5212 Lemon Hill Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95824
    Star Listener program includes helping 1st-3rd grade students 1:1 with homework or reading (Tuesday or Thursday afternoon only).
    Children’s Receiving Home 3555 Auburn Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95821
    Physical labor helping with renovating the home (projects depend on time of year)
    Girl Scouts Heart of Central California 6601 Elvas Ave, Sacramento, CA 95819
    Volunteer with local Girl Scouts troop on a planning committee or help to organize fundraising
    Hands 4 Hope 877 Embarcadero Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA, 95762
    Join a project committee, lead a club, fundraising, mentor, participate in an outreach opportunity
    Junior Achievement of Sacramento 3800 Watt Avenue, Suite 285, Sacramento, CA 95821
    Teach a program, planning committee member
    Reading Partners Sacramento, various
    Read with a child
    Sacramento Children’s Home 2750 Sutterville Road, Sacramento, CA 95820
    Work directly with children in one of our two Crisis Nurseries; spend time with the boys in our Residential Treatment Program; volunteer at one of our events
    Wind Youth Services 3671 5th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95820
    Cook, Sort, Support, Clean, Work Projects, and Workshop Presentation
  • Environment
    American River Conservancy 348 Highway 49, Coloma, CA
    Help maintain trails, plant native plants, mail letters, coordinate events
    American River Parkway Trail 5700 Arden Way Carmichael, CA 95608
    Flexible; can organize clean-ups year round for private groups
    Folsom Zoo Sanctuary 403 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630
    Painting or helping at the zoo (projects depend on time of year)
    Pacific Crest Trail Association Northern and Southern Sierra Region, into Oregon and Washington
    Maintain trail, including cutting and removing fallen trees, maintaining rock walls, constructing steps or bridges
    Soil Born Farms 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    Harvest fruit and place into bins, Sacramento Food Bank will pick up bins; plant trees (depends on time of year)
    Cycles 4 Hope 8777 Auburn Folsom Rd #358, Granite Bay, CA 95746
    Bike assembly, repairs, cleaning, donation collections, event coordination
    Folsom Public Library 411 Stafford St, Folsom, CA 95630
    Shelving, tutoring, and 3D printing assistance are just some of the ways you can donate your time and expertise at your library
    Murer House Foundation 1125 Joe Murer Ct, Folsom, CA 95630
    Marketing and outreach, office help, construction, cleaning (depends on time of year)Powerhouse Christian Ministries 311 Market St., Folsom, CA 95630
    Transition center (ex. Teaching skills classes), depends on availability
    Rolling Hills Blue Star Moms Folsom, CA
    Volunteer at event or packing party
    Volunteers of America 3434 Marconi Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821
    Assist mothers in recovery, Senior safe house, birthday host, teach workshops, and more
  • Stem
    Aerospace Museum of California Foundation 3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan CA 95652
    Become a docent, aircraft restoration, flight zone instructor
    Intel Computer Clubhouse   at the Sacramento Food Bank, 1951 Bell Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838
    Intel Computer Clubhouse
    LANFest of Sacramento 1900 Prairie City, Folsom CA 95630
    Various computer / gaming related and logistics
    Sacramento Regional Science & Engineering Fair Foundation 455 Capitol Mall, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814.  STEM Fair judging, crowd control, food services, STEM mentoring, Speaker series, and more
    Yellow Circle Elk Grove, CA
    Donate your time and IT skills

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