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Public Service at the University of Virginia

Volunteer Opportunities

FoodAssist Volunteer Opportunity

FoodAssist is a group of students committed to reducing food waste in Charlottesville. They pick up leftover food from various organizations around UVA and the surrounding Charlottesville area and deliver it to people who are in need of food....

Virginia Discovery Museum

Virginia Discovery Museum Volunteer

In addition to being a safe space for children to interact and play, Virginia Discovery Museum partners with lots of local social service organizations, offering a great learning environment for underprivileged youth in Charlottesville. As...


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...

RMHC Charlottesville

Love Sandwich Program

300 Ninth Street SW

Each Friday between 8:30am-11am, 75 sandwiches are assembled at RMHC. After assembly, they are delivered to the pediatric floor for families to enjoy a lunch together without having to worry about leaving their child to eat. A side, piece of...

Red Cross

Red Cross Local Community Responder

Join our amazing Red Cross volunteer network and serve as a local Red Cross Disaster Responder ‘Disaster Action Team Members’ supporting your local community members in their darkest hour. Our DAT Members serve within their own respective areas...

City Market

Conduct Research at Cville Farmers Market

May 26, 2018 to December 8, 2018
Charlottesville City Market

Interested in local food systems? Interested in researching farmers markets? Interested in making money to spend at the market? Well, the Cville Market Research Team has a special summer (and fall) opportunity for you! The team collects data on...

2018-2019 Better Business Challenge

Volunteer Energy Efficiency Coach

September 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to April 30, 2019 - 12:00pm

Build a relationship with a local business and help them improve them environmental impact. The Better Business Challenge seeks volunteers who can commit 6-8 hours a month during the academic year to help Charlottesville businesses figure out how...

Inauguration of James E. Ryan

Volunteer for the Inauguration of President Ryan

October 19, 2018 to October 20, 2018

The University is looking for over 100 student volunteers to assist in the weekend celebrating the Inauguration of James E. Ryan on Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20. There will be many opportunities to help, including directing...

Fun Fair

Fun Fair

October 20, 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Woodbrook Elementary School

Come spend a couple hours running a carnival style game for a local school! We are looking for volunteers to help out from 3:30-5 p.m. or 4:45-6:15 p.m. Or show up early and/or stay late to help us set up/clean up. We are grateful for whatever...

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