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Volunteer Opportunities

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...

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


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...

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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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