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Volunteer Opportunities

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Fan Care Coordinator at JABA

June 1, 2017 to September 1, 2017

Gain experience in project management while serving vulnerable community residents through coordinating efforts to keep seniors cool this summer. This is a short-term project (June-Sept) to help manage applications for fans or AC units for the...

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Help Seniors Navigate Medicare This Fall

August 1, 2017 to December 8, 2017
Jefferson Area Board for Aging

Every year, Medicare recipients have to re-evaluate their prescription drug plans, which can be an overwhelming feat. Help people navigate this process as you counsel them through their options and help them save big! Enjoy learning new things...

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.

Arts Mentors

September 17, 2017 to April 13, 2018

The Madison House Arts Mentors program is seeking UVA student mentors for the 2017-18 school year. More information is available at Email...

Charlottesville Heart Walk

October 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Fontaine Research Park

The American Heart Association is hosting the Charlottesville Heart Walk at Fontaine Research Park, and we need volunteers! Volunteers will need to stay for a minimum of 2 hours.


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