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A 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Corporation

1475 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

For more information contact:
email: [email protected]
website: www.riandahouse.org

Monday – Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Join Our Team

Rianda House appreciates the talents, skills, and personalities of each of our team members. We foster a collaborative environment where all ideas are welcome and employees see the value of their individual contributions to the organization.

We are hiring now! Rianda House offers competitive salaries, health benefits, paid sick leave and vacation, and a 401k plan. Please review the linked job descriptions and see if you would be a good fit for the Rianda House team.

Development Director
The Development Director is responsible for creating and implementing the development plan to raise funds for operations and programs, while nurturing new community connections and strengthening current relationships. This is a full-time exempt position which reports to the Executive Director. Click on - this link - to view the job description and details of how to apply.

Program Assistant
A new position for Rianda House, the program coordinator, will support the Program Manager in providing awesome classes and activities for active UpValley older adults. This full-time, hourly position will play a vital role in providing high quality programs at Rianda House. Click on - this link - to view the job description and details of how to apply.

Rianda House is pleased to announce its new Executive Director, Maury Robertson. Maury will arrive on May 16, bringing decades of experience as an executive director which include starting a successful church in Yuba City, serving the homeless in Seattle, and most recently, working with the Vashon Island Growers Association. To read the full press release announcing Maury joining the team - click here.


Julie Spencer, Executive Director. Julie is responsible for working with the board of directors to set the long-term goals of Rianda House, and for managing all aspects of Rianda House’s service to the community. As the founding director and lead administrator for the past 14 years, Julie has earned the reputation as a collaborator and connector who always keeps the best interests of older adults in mind.

Elizabeth Cobb-Bruno, Program and Volunteer Manager. Elizabeth assesses the community’s needs and develops a schedule of classes and activities to provide community connection and life-long learning opportunities. She strives to keep older adults active, engaged, and inspired so they thrive and have fun, throughout their lifespan.

Toni Abdalla, Operations Manager. Toni works behind the scenes to manage the daily operations of Rianda House. She manages information flow, processes payables and receivables, and maintains all aspects of Rianda House facilities. She keeps our office humming even as she greets each person visiting Rianda House with a huge smile.


The Board of Directors is a small but mighty group of dedicated professionals providing leadership in the overall strategy and governance of the center, and actively support the strength and growth of Rianda House.

Peter Working, Chair
Carroll Cotten, Secretary
Kris Coryell, Treasurer
Stephen Buehl
Martha May
Jon Lail
Leslie Moreland


Rianda House is fueled by our volunteer team. Volunteers give their time, talents, and expertise to super charge all aspects of the organization. Volunteers servce as greeters, behind the scenes support on special projects, and provide critical help organizing events and activities. We are grateful for each volunteer and invite you to contact our volunteer manager for more information - we certainly have a place for you!