Benefits of Volunteering

There are many benefits to being a volunteer or student intern with Sacramento County, including:

  • Community service
  • Make a postive difference for children, families, seniors
  • Earn academic credit
  • Make personal and professional connections
  • Share your skills and knowledge
  • Explore a new career
  • Continue to learn and grow
  • Improve quality of life in your community
  • Support County Services
  • Work experience 
  • Learn about public services
  • Satisfaction through service

In addition, Sacramento County DHHS provides the following to its registered volunteers & interns:


Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Evaluation and Work References (upon satisfactory completion of the work assignment)

A $3.00 daily reimbursement for costs associated with traveling to and from the work site(depending on fund availability of each program).

Liability Insurance (certain provisions & exclusions apply)