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Imagine Social Good

Imagine Social Good Conference

March 23, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Registration is open for the Imagine Social Good conference, a social good student summit at Virginia Commonwealth University. #IMAGINE18 is free and open to any and all who want to attend. One of our objectives is to bring together participants...

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City Schoolyard Garden Intern

Launched in 2010, City Schoolyard Garden (CSG) provides academic and extracurricular gardening programs for youth in Charlottesville. We currently maintain organic educational gardens at Buford Middle School and at each of the six Charlottesville...


Volunteer at Camp PALS

Virginia Commonwealth University

Summer opportunity! PALS Programs is looking for volunteer counselors to staff summer camp locations around the country, including the brand new Camp PALS Richmond. Camp PALS provides one-week, sleep-away camps for teens and young adults with...

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship

Public Service Fellowship

Deadline to apply: Feb. 20, 2018.

Launched in 2016, the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship is a year-long fellowship designed to give emerging young leaders from across the country the experience, networks, skills, and support needed to launch a successful career in...

UVA Global Health Case Competition 2018

The UVA intramural global health case competition is an event designed to prompt undergraduate and graduate students within our University to recognize their unique individual potentials for contributing to the needs of global health and become...

Cedars Healthcare Center of Charlottesville

Adopt a resident for a Christmas gift. Visit with the resident during the holiday season. Visit The Cedars Healthcare Center during the holidays and carol door to door for residents, schedule a sing‐along for a group of residents, or play musical...


Wrap Gifts to Benefit CASPCA

December 1, 2017 to December 24, 2017
Barnes & Noble

Wrap gifts at Barnes & Noble to benefit the Charlottesville‐Albemarle SPCA. Volunteers are needed for various shifts in December. Contact Stacey Eurkus at for more information and...

Friendly Visiting at Area Nursing Homes

Be a friendly visitor to residents at area nursing homes who may be missing their families this holiday season. Bake cookies to share, spend time talking or playing games, go for a walk, sing carols, reading stories or join their holiday...

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Holiday Food Drive

November 18, 2017 to December 15, 2017
Kroger stores

Sponsors NBC29, Z95.1 and Kroger are asking you to join them in nourishing hungry neighbors for the winter holidays. Just drop non‐perishable food donations in marked Food Bank barrels at Kroger stores in Staunton, Waynesboro, Harrisonburg, and...

The Salvation Army

Bellringer with the Salvation Army

November 18, 2017 to December 23, 2017

Bell Ringers are needed from Nov. 18 until Dec. 23 at various locations to cover four-hour shifts. Contact Major Susan Shiels for more information at (434) 295‐4058 Ext.104 or email

Volunteer with Love, Inc.

Volunteers are needed to adopt a family for the holidays, and provide meals for Christmas. Volunteers will help deliver meals to the family before Christmas, visit with the family, and we also hope the relationship formed during the holidays will...

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Student Social Media Assistant

January 17, 2018 - 9:00am to May 11, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Contemplative Sciences Center (CSC) at the University of Virginia is seeking a self-motivated student intern to assist with some communication functions for the Spring 2018 semester. Seven to 10 hours per week. Student must have the ability...

UVA Licensing & Ventures Group

Nominate the 2018 Innovator of the Year

Nomination deadline: Jan. 10

Inspired by your professor or mentor? The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award. This award recognizes a UVA faculty or staff innovator whose work is making a...


AAPAAN Scholarship

Applications due Jan. 31, 11:59 p.m. 

Three $2,000 scholarships are available for first-, second-, or third- year students. The Jack T. Chen Memorial Scholarship and the Yee Family American Dream Scholarship are awarded based on academic achievement, Asian/Asian Pacific American...

Volunteer your time and help hardworking families save money

Volunteers Needed for Tax Season

Cville Tax Aid is looking for volunteer tax preparers and greeters to help offer free tax preparation services to qualifying individuals and families for the 2018 tax season! Thank you for considering supporting this program. No experience...

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Tom Tom Mentor: Charlottesville High School

April 9, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Tom Tom Founders Festival is an action-packed week celebrating purpose-driven founding, artistic expression, and innovation in small cities. The Youth Summit hosts students, educators, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders from across Virginia and...

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Apply for Public Service Project Funding

If you are a CIO looking for a chance to apply for public service funding, check to see if your are eligible to apply for funding from the Public Service Programming Board! The Public Service Programming Board (PSPB) is responsible for supporting...

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Peace Corps Application Marathons

December 8, 2017 - 11:00am to December 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Newcomb 170

Special drop-In hours for resume reviews and help with Peace Corps applications on Dec. 8 & Dec. 15.

Social and Cultural Anthropology: Privilege

Professor Flood is teaching an anthropology course this semester entitled, "Privilege." Privilege is a contentious and often confusing idea for people across the political spectrum. This course asks, what is privilege, and what should you do with...

Front Desk Receptionist

August 21, 2017 - 8:30am to December 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Hospice of the Piedmont (675 Peter Jefferson Parkway)

On-going need for back-up receptionist to cover a one-hour lunch timeframe, any time Fridays, and/or other blocks of time when receptionist is out of the office. Volunteer will answer phone, transfer calls, and greet occasional visitors.


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