1. Family Volunteer Day
2775 Hydraulic Road , Albemarle County High School Cafeteria, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Family Volunteer Day is a great way to get the whole family involved in the community. There will be a book drive, face painting, making toys for animals, card making for the elderly, hat knitting and more!
2. Caring For Creatures
352 Sanctuary Ln, Palmyra, VA 22963
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Caring For Creatures is an animals sanctuary and the first of it’s kind in Central Virginia. There are a number of ways that you can help elderly and special needs animals at Caring For Creatures, just look under their volunteer tab.
945 2nd Street SE, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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If computers are more your thing, Computers4Kids is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. Computers4Kids is an after school mentoring program that focuses on introducing disadvantaged youths to technology vital for success in our modern world. They have plenty of children eager to learn about computers.
4. Habitat For Humanity Of Greater Charlottesville
919 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Affordable housing is desperately needed if we as a city are going to continue to grow. Habitat For HUmanity has a spot for you know matter what skills you may have. They need receptionists, data entry, construction, cashiers and kids activity runners.
5. Big Brothers And Sisters Of Central Virginia
1001 E. Market Street Suite 100, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Every kid needs someone to look up to. Becoming a Big Brother or Sister can be a rewarding experience. Even if you are not ready to be a one on one Big, there are plenty of event volunteer opportunities.
6. Become An Ivy Creek Guide
1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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If you’re an outdoorsy type, The Ivy Creek Foundation could use some volunteer guides. You can conduct nature walks, take school children on field trips and give demonstrations at the Education Center.
7. Children, Youth & Family Services Inc.
1000 E. High Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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More than 20% of Charlottesville Children live in poverty. Children, Youth & Family Services Inc. works to help prepare children for education and healthy relationships. They are currently looking for Play Partners to help pre-school children become successful readers.
8. Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
370-E Greenbrier Dr., Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry helps feed low income families in an environment of respect and caring. It’s a great place for volunteers of all ages.
9. Virginia Discovery Museum
524 East Main Street, East End of the Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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For those with a passion for education and helping little kids delight in learning, The Virginia Discovery Museum is a great place for you. They are looking for volunteers for the gallery, events, front desk and maintenance and repairs.
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