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Step Up for Down Syndrome

Step Up for Down Syndrome Community Event

April 23, 2023 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Blue Toad Hard Cider (Roseland, VA)

We need volunteers for STEP UP FOR DOWN SYNDROME CHARLOTTESVILLE. Please review volunteer shifts on the Sign Up Genius.

Call for applications!

Scleroderma United Board Member


Scleroderma United is an international 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization fostering patient-to-patient connections and empowering people with scleroderma around the world. SU’s primary initiatives include our “Scleroderma Stories” publication and...

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Adaptive and Senior Recreation Program Volunteer

Do you enjoy recreational activities such as arts and crafts, bowling, swimming, hiking and more? Come join our team as a volunteer and work with our adaptive or senior recreation programs!

Volunteers need little to no experience, although...

ESL Women's Health Class for teens at Charlottesville High School

February 9, 2023 - 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Charlottesville High School

Looking for a Pashto interpreter to commit to translate for a women's health class for teens, one hour per month for four months.
Payment can be negotiated. If interested, please contact...

Become a Gallery Volunteer at the Virginia Discovery Museum!

Downtown Mall

Do you enjoy helping children and their families learn together in a fun, engaging environment? Looking for a volunteer opportunity that allows you to be a kid again? Then you may be the perfect fit to be a Gallery Volunteer!

The Virginia...

Become a Front Desk Volunteer at the Virginia Discovery Museum!

Downtown Mall

Be the face of the museum! The Virginia Discovery Museum is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work at our front desk 2.5-3 hours each week! We have availabilities Monday-Friday, and we are open 9:30am-5pm. You will be the first person...


Sort Food on Sundays

January 15, 2023 - 12:00pm to May 28, 2023 - 12:00pm

BAB are a small organization that started in the spring of 2020. We began by delivering surplus bread from a local bakery to different immigrant families and elders during the lock-down resulting from the pandemic, and then expanded to delivering...

Peer Volunteer

June 25, 2023 to July 1, 2023
Virginia Commonwealth University

PALS Programs is a national nonprofit hosting week-long overnight summer camp programs on college and university campuses across the country. Our programs pair Partners with Down syndrome 1-1 with Peer...

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Peer Volunteer

June 25, 2023 to July 1, 2023
Virginia Commonwealth University

PALS Programs is a national nonprofit hosting week-long residential summer camp programs on college and university campuses across the country. Our programs pair Partners with Down syndrome 1-1 with Peer volunteers, who share a dorm room together...

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Volunteer Fire and EMS

Keswick, Va.

The Volunteer Firefighter and/or Emergency Medical Technician (Volunteer FF/EMT) serves the community by responding to a wide variety of situations, ranging from emergencies that immediately threaten life or property to routine citizen requests...


Volunteer Online: Help Ukrainians Learn English


ENGin is helping a generation of young Ukrainians improve their spoken English and intercultural skills, making an impact on both an individual and a national level. * On an individual level, we equip students to access academic and professional...

Visit Monticello for Free

Visit Monticello for Free

Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is extending free admission to all UVA students for the 2022-23 academic year. You can reserve your free ticket online or in person. Be sure to take your UVA ID when you visit. More details are on the...

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteering with Animals

If you love dogs or cats and want to help at the local shelter, this is the perfect opportunity for you! We need volunteers who love animals and want to help at the community animal shelter. We need committed dog walkers, cat cage cleaners,...

The Haven

Kitchen and Front Desk Regular Volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are available in The Haven’s day shelter and kitchen every day of the week. Come join our lively team of volunteers and staff to support neighbors experiencing homelessness!

Volunteer requirements:...

Loaves & Fishes

Volunteer with Loaves & Fishes

In addition to the jobs posted on the Volunteer Hub, L&F also occasionally needs:​

  • Volunteers who speak English and another language (...

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