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Volunteer Opportunities


ReadyKids Holiday Party

Help with their holiday party for pregnant and postnatal mothers. Volunteers can serve food and help at the cookie decorating table, the play dough station, and the "pictures with Santa" booth. Help also needed for set up and clean up. Email...

Red Kettle

Red Kettle Campaign

Are you looking for a way to ring in the holiday season? Then volunteer to be a bell ringer during The Salvation Army of Charlottesville VA Red Kettle campaign.  Since 1891, when Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee resolved to  provide a free...

Loaves & Fishes

Loaves & Fishes

Loaves & Fishes is a year-round food pantry in Albemarle. Check their online schedule for volunteer shift openings. Options to distribute food, restock, and/or work directly assisting clients. Regular shifts Tues-Sat....

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Middle School Tutor

Our tutors work one-on-one with fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students to help with homework completion at Buford Middle School and Walker Upper School. The tutors mainly motivate and encourage while also answering some questions...

National Museum of the United States Army

The National Museum of the United States Army, under construction at Fort Belvoir, Va., is now accepting applications for its volunteer program. The first volunteers will be selected this summer in preparation for the Museum’s opening in 2020....

Navigator Peer

Network2Work is looking for people who are: 

  • Passionate about helping people realize their potential
  • Believe in the power of positive relationships
  • Want to establish a meaningful relationship with a job-seeker who is...
Georgia's Healing House

Georgia's Healing House

Georgia's Healing House, a project of Georgia's Friends provides a safe and structured living environment to assist women in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction and mental health challenges to heal and become healthy, self-reliant and...


JABA Student Mentor

Make a difference in a child's life by serving one hour a week at a school of your choice.

JABA's FISH (Friends in Schools Helping) Program is a partnership between local schools and JABA to bring adults into the classroom to provide more...


Administrative Support

Provide integral behind-the-scenes support for JABA's insurance counseling program by answering phones, scheduling appointments, entering client data, and more. Commitment is one shift per week for 2-4 hours. The office is open M-F 8:30 to 5 p.m...

Christmas Party with Seniors

December 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Scottsville, VA

Join JABA's Scottsville Community Senior Center for our Christmas party!

Help us with decorating, Christmas poem and/or story reading, socializing, and clean up 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Lunch is provided!

Come by yourself or bring a...

Orange Bowl

Orange Bowl Game

December 30, 2019 - 5:00pm to December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Miami Gardens, FL

We are looking for UVA students to volunteer at the Capital One Orange Bowl Game UVA versus the University of Florida! Shifts include:

  • All Day Shift: 5:00pm to 12:00am
  • Fan Fest: 2:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Pregame: 5:00pm to 8:...
Biker traveling down highway

Pedaling for Affordable Housing

May 1, 2020 - 8:45am to July 1, 2020 - 3:45pm

Are you looking for something valuable to do this summer? Bike across the country while raising awareness for affordable housing! Join Bike & Build in 2020 to bike across the US and build affordable homes with organizations like Habitat for...

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