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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...

Preschool Fall Festival

October 18, 2017 -
3:45pm to 6:45pm
500 Park Street

Volunteers are needed to help put on First Presbyterian Church Preschool's Fall Festival, a family-friendly event for preschool families. Volunteers will help set up and run this children's event, including face painting, pumpkin...

Greenbrier Elementary Reading Stars

Greenbrier Elementary Fall Fun Fair

October 20, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Greenbrier Elementary School

The Greenbrier Fall Fun Fair is a great community event that attracts neighbors, alumni, current students, and their families. This is the primary fundraiser for the PTO, which supports an array of activities for Greenbrier School, including...

Volunteer at Game Day Recycling Challenge

October 21, 2017
Scott Stadium

UVA is participating in the Game Day Challenge, a nationwide competition to increase recycling and composting and to reduce waste at football games. As a volunteer, you will encourage fans to recycle during the football game against Boston...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

5th Annual Habitat for Humanity Rake-A-Thon

November 18, 2017 -
9:30am to 3:00pm
Monticello High School, 1400 Independence Way, Charlottesville, VA 22902

The Habitat for Humanity Rake-a-Thon is a fun, family-friendly event for people of all ages that raises funds and awareness for affordable housing in our community. This year we will be raising money to build Harmony Ridge.


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