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Peace Corp: International Diversity Panel

September 29, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Peace Corps strives to present an accurate depiction of Americans, but many people across the world still don't know what Americans are actually like. In this informational session, Aaron Meadows will discuss some of the challenges that a person...

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Peace Corp: Culture Shock Panel

September 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn about how Peace Corps can elevate your perspective of the world through meaningful immersion abroad in a country of another language, culture, and political environment. The speaker, Aaron Meadows, served in China 2012 - 2014 in the Spicy (...

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Peace Corps Résumé and Personal Statement Workshop

September 15, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Make your application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about service, learn steps you...

Compassion & Choices Virginia

Compassion and Choices Volunteer

Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options, and encourages everyone 18 and older to chart their end-of-life journey. Join us as a volunteer as we: empower individuals with information, advice and options; educate the public about the...

Cultivate Charlottesville

Food Equity Job Opportunities

We are excited to have four positions available to engage in building food equity!

  • Urban Agriculture Collective Program Director
  • City Schoolyard Garden Youth Engagement & Garden Coordinator
  • Food Justice Network...
Habitat for Humanity

2021 Habitat for Humanity Rake-a-Thon

November 13, 2021 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville invites you to join us again for the Habitat Rake-a-Thon on Saturday, November 13th, 9am-1pm. This year the Rake-a-Thon will help raise...

Volunteer with CASH

Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope (CASH) is a volunteer organization within Madison House that provides free tax preparation services for low-income households in Charlottesville. We are looking for any students interested in making a tangible...

Camp Holiday Trails

Ongoing outdoor volunteer opportunities

400 Holiday Trails Lane

We have offered family-friendly contactless volunteer opportunities during the COVID-19 era and will continue to do so! Fence painting, log splitting, trail clearing and more. All ages.

City of Promise

Online Tutors and Mentors Needed


TUTORS AND MENTORS are needed during the COVID-19 crisis to help students with online learning and to keep them motivated. A four-month lapse in learning could prove to be an enormous academic setback for many children. Your willingness to engage...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

Sales floor/Warehouse Volunteer

1221 Harris Street

The Warehouse crew is responsible for moving, lifting, and carrying-out furniture to customer vehicles, unloading donations, and rearranging merchandise on the floor. If you're looking for a good way to stay moving and help your neighbors, there...


Meals from the Heart

Come show off your cooking skills! The Ronald McDonald House provides a dinner for our guests every single night, so we need your help in preparing some of those meals. Fully vaccinated groups of up to 3 adults are invited to come and cook and...


Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

500 Martha Jefferson Drive

We are looking for kind, caring and compassionate community members to become a part of our Caring Tradition by becoming a volunteer. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Sentara Martha Jefferson has constantly evolved to meet the diverse...

James Monroe's Highlands

Gardeners and weed pullers wanted

2050 James Monroe Parkway

Do you love being outside? Our outside loves you! Pull historic weeds! Helpers of all skill levels needed to weed flower beds. Bring your own gloves, hand tools and water. 

9 am-5pm, Tues, Thursdays, Sundays

American Red Cross

Hero Care Caseworker: Help Support our Military


Provide emergency connections with family and service personnel by:

  • Supporting and follow Service to Armed Forces (SAF) policies, procedures and protocols related to Red Cross client services
  • Interview callers; coordinate...
Walton Middle School

Support Families in Crisis Program

Support the Families in Crisis Program by gathering NEW school supplies, NEW large college backpacks, NEW sneakers (men/women), toiletries (men/women) and FOOD CARDS for our local grocery stores. This is an ongoing project that takes a large...


Animal Care Assistance Program Application Processor


Do you want to make a difference by helping animals from home? The Animal Care Assistance Program (ACAP) is seeking volunteer Application Processors for our Veterinary Financial Assistance program.

This is a virtual / remote-work position...

Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society

Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society Greeter

The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society (ACHS) is preparing to open its doors! We need some friendly faces to welcome visitors to the Historical Society, tell them about ACHS programs and projects, and point them to other great things to...

The Women's Initiative

The Women's Initiative Program Facilitator


Bring your expertise and creativity and share a passion of yours with the community by running a weekly group or workshop series for our mind/body or social support programming. In-person if outdoors, otherwise remote.

Recent programs have...

Center for Civic Innovation

Coaches for the Fellowship Program


We are seeking coaches to help mentor our Fellowship Program. Our coaches work to connect the fellow with civic and career networks, ask non-judgemental questions to help projects grow, support fellows when things seem hard, and cheer on fellows...

This Is My Brave - The Show, Charlottesville

This Is My Brave - Performance Arts for Mental Health

Volunteer positions available (one year to live show - fall 2022; 5-10/hours week): fundraising coordinator, PR/marketing manager, media partnership manager, mental health professional, fidelity coordinator, show director, photographer,...


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