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Service Opportunities

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Raise Hunger Awareness through Social Media

We are looking for volunteers who are concerned about food insecurity in the Charlottesville area to help create and manage content for our social media platforms (currently primarily Facebook and Twitter). Applicants should have good written...

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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...

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Salvation Army Family Store

604 Cherry Avenue

Volunteers needed at the Salvation Army Family Store, 604 Cherry Avenue next to Tonsler Park. Any hours you can volunteer, Monday through Saturday from 9 AM to 6 PM. We can accommodate from 8-10 volunteers, and groups of incoming volunteers are...

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ESL Tutors Needed

Tutors are needed to work one-on-one or with several members of one family, to help newly arrived refugees practice English skills. No experience necessary; training will be provided. Contact: Diana....

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Preschool Gardening Volunteer

233 Fourth Street NW, Suite Y

Unpaid/volunteer planting and maintaining two small raised gardens with preschoolers ages 3-5 years of age.

Preferred Experience and Education:

Gardening experience and knowledge to introduce and teaching about the...

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Exhibits and Maintenance Volunteers

524 East Main Street


  • Install, repair, and maintain exhibits as necessary as deemed by Exhibits Manager and VDM staff
  • At base, general knowledge of tools and proper usage
  • Accomplish tasks on weekly...

Receptionist Volunteer

919 Main Street

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is looking for Receptionist Volunteers (RVs) to serve in the affiliate office. Key responsibilities of the RV are to make sure visitors and callers feel welcome and feel heard and then connecting...

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Twice Is Nice Upscale Resale Boutique

Twice is Nice (923 Preston Avenue)

Twice Is Nice seeks volunteers to pick up furniture donations, process clothing and houseware donations, and provide customer service. Many shifts available Monday through Saturday. Email TwiceVolunteers...

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Editing, Design, and Outreach

205 Second Street SW

Build a portfolio and have an impact at the same time. We are looking for volunteers to help us with the creation and editing of written materials, including brochures and fliers. One volunteer will also help with the annual publication of a...

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Museum Shop Volunteers

Monticello (931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway)

Monticello is seeking friendly volunteers to provide outstanding customer service in the Museum Shop located in our Visitor Center. The shop has a wonderful selection of merchandise including housewares, books, jewelry, handmade items, and a...

Music and Memory

Help Make Personalized Music Playlists for Seniors

Volunteer your time and talent by creating playlists and helping residents with their iPods. In order to get the best response out of the music, it is important to engage with the residents and provide them with meaningful human interactions....

Landscaping Volunteer

The Habitat Store (1221 Harris Street)

The Habitat Store of Charlottesville is seeking a volunteer to assist with exterior beautification such as manual weeding (no chemicals), mowing, trash pickup, etc., one to two hours per week.

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Jefferson Library Volunteers

Jefferson Library (1329 Kenwood Farm)

The Jefferson Library is fantastic research facility that is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are seeking volunteers who enjoy organizing information as we strive to make our collection easily accessible to the public...

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Education & Visitor Program Volunteers at Monticello

Monticello (931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway)

Monticello is seeking friendly individuals who are interested in American history and enjoy sharing it with guests of all ages from around the world. Our Education & Visitor Programs Volunteers staff our Visitor Center gallery spaces and...

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...

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...


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