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Current Volunteer Opportunities

One-Day Opportunities

Interested in getting involved in the community but not sure where to start? Not sure if you have the time to commit? Check out our listing of one-day volunteer opportunities to jump in and get your feet wet! These opportunities are great for large groups looking for a service event over a weekend.

Volunteers are needed for the following events or organizations. Many groups need volunteers long after they have submitted a request, so feel free to contact the organization if you're interested! Submit a volunteer opportunity.

Community Bikes Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to work with kids, help organize events and do outreach for the shop. If you are interested, please fill out the form on our website ...

Volunteer with Bread & Roses

Do you have interest or skills in gardening and/or cooking? Bread & Roses is a new community kitchen and garden at Trinity Episcopal Church on Preston Avenue that's all about access to healthy food: healthy in how we grow it, how we prepare it, and how we share it. We're partnering with other community organizations to offer classes, host forums and pop-up restaurants, and give people the chance to share skills. We will also be renting out our commercial kitchen as an "accelerator kitchen" to local food entrepreneurs. If you've got innovative ideas about strengthening fresh food access and education, or if you'd like to learn/share gardening skills, we would love your help. We can also facilitate internships and independent projects. If you have questions or want to get involved, please email Martha at ...

Volunteer with twice is nice

Through July 7, Twice is Nice (923 Preston Plaza)

Twice Is Nice is a nonprofit upscale resale shop whose proceeds benefit the Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA)'s Mountainside Senior Living. We need volunteers to process donations. Shifts are flexible in two-hour increments and training is provided. For more information, please contact Maureen Breaud at 434-293-8319 or ...

Amerikids summer camp in new york

Session One: July 27-Aug. 3
Session Two: Aug. 8-15

Camp AmeriKids, a summer camp for children living with the challenges of HIV/AIDS and sickle cell disease, is looking for caring, responsible, energetic and fun counselors for our 2015 season. A volunteer counselor team is responsible for the 24-hour supervision of a cabin and maintains a camper to counselor ratio of about 2 to1. Counselors spend each day of the one-week camp session with their cabin group as they rotate through a schedule of activities and participate in new and exciting workshops provided by the program staff. Counselors are expected to be role models, sources of energy and ideas, and are a key part of the Camp AmeriKids community. Room and board at our site in Warwick, New York, is provided. Volunteers can apply for one or both of the sessions ...


Event: August 1

Volunteers are needed to help organize a local walk to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Volunteers are needed to: assist with parking and food on event day, face painting on event day, make some signs on a stick to carry, and help with marketing leading up to the event (e.g., calling for donations, reaching out to churches). If you're interested in helping in any capacity, please contact Regenia Smith and Jacqueline Smith at 434-409-6922 or ...

Splash for a Cure 5K Race and Pool Party

August 29, 7 to 10:30 a.m., ACAC Adventure Central (200 Four Seasons Drive)

Come volunteer at the best end-of-summer party in town - Splash for a Cure: 5K Race and Pool Party! We are looking for volunteers who want to help out with the race, the waterpark, or both! Visit for more detailed volunteer descriptions. The event is put on by the Ishan Gala Foundation to raise money and awareness for the devastating childhood cancer neuroblastoma. The funds raised from this year's event will directly support neuroblastoma research at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital. Questions? Email us at

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The United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area Volunteer Center has a brand new website! Use the website to like your favorite organizations, stay up to date on volunteer postings, and explore other volunteer opportunities in Charlottesville and the surrounding communities ...

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