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Volunteer Opportunities

PB&J Fund

PB&J Fund Volunteer

The PB&J Fund connects Charlottesville youth with the resources and knowledge necessary to help develop a healthy diet. By working with community partners to provide healthy meals and teach cooking habits, it aims to address kids' nutritional...

Movie Night Facilitator

Facilitate a movie night once a month in our communities for children so they have a safe and happy place to go and be with their friends! This will be at four of our seven sites on a rotating basis. We will provide a screen and necessary ...


Writing Critique Group Volunteer

Central Library (201 E. Market Street)

Serve as the facilitator for an established writing critique group that meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
Location/Department: Central Library
Reports to: Abby Cox


Habitat for Humanity

Southwood Thursday Child Care Support

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville works to provide decent, affordable housing to Charlottesville Residents. In particular, the Southwood team is looking for a consistent weekly volunteer to assist with childcare during community...

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Become a Literacy Volunteer

We are seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, and they are hoping to acquire the skills they need to independently pursue life...

Generation 180

Clean Energy Volunteer

Generation 180 is dedicated to driving a cultural shift in energy awareness and advancing the transition to clean energy. The organization is looking for volunteers to support its clean energy campaigns. The Generation 180 volunteer teams will...


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...

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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Computers4Kids Mentor

945 Second Street SE

Computers4Kids (C4K) is about computers and so much more. C4K empowers low income youth by bringing together technology and imagination through supportive mentoring, youth-driven programming, and skill building for life success. We provide a...

Service-Learning in Swaziland, Africa

Swaziland, Africa

Join our team on a journey to Swaziland to learn and dedicate your time, skills, and labor to a community of orphaned children struggling with poverty, HIV/AIDS, and illiteracy. This trip will not only change the lives of our orphans but also...

Kilimanjaro Institute of Technology

Moshi, Tanzania, East Africa

The Kilimanjaro Institute of Technology (KIT) in Moshi, Tanzania, East Africa, is linked with over 100 vocational centers that aim to enable Tanzanian youths to become leaders in their fields and feature prominently in the current globalization....

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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...

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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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