Active Volunteers in Douglas encourages volunteerism in all County communities.  A.V.I.D. promotes, maintains and supports volunteers and provides avenues of recognition and encouragement.

For more information about AViD, contact Sgt. L. Pat Brooks, Public Information Officer, at (775) 782-9931.

Family Support Council needs volunteers to assist with their Crisis Line operations.  Some service can be done from your home.  Training provided.  Contact Steve Decker 775-782-8092


Douglas County Citizens Patrol needs volunteers at substations: Tillman, South Valley, North Valley.  Training provided.  Contact Sgt. Pat Brooks 775-782-9931


Kids and Horses: Kids and Horses is adding session days and needs additional volunteers to serve as side walkers or horse handlers in therapueutic horseback riding sessions. Volunteers walk or jog on foot alongside the students. Horse experience not required for side walking but must be at least 14 years of age. Contact Barb Morningstar 775-267-1775


Victim Impact Panels - Douglas County (Formerly MADD)

Individuals needed who have experienced the effects of a drunk driver on themselves or a family member and are willing to present their stories at DUI workshops required by the Court after a conviction. Linda Finch, 782-5495. Two to six times/year, approximately 2 hours each time.