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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...

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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....

Tom Tom Founders Festival

Volunteer at Tom Tom Founders Festival!

April 9, 2018 to April 15, 2018
The Downtown Mall and Emancipation Park

Come out and volunteer at Tom Tom's spring festival and summits! Pour drinks at our drink tent, decorate Emancipation Park, manage the Tom Tom tent, the list goes on and on. See how you can get involved in the Charlottesville community and...

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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...

Bike & Build

Bike Across the Country: Volunteer Along the Road

May 19, 2018 to August 18, 2018

We are looking for young adults to join our service-oriented cycling trips. Pedal from the Atlantic to the Pacific this summer while stopping every week or so to volunteer with various organizations, like Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together...

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