Category: FISH

  • Why I Volunteer with FISH

    Why I Volunteer with FISH

    My favorite Volunteer AND Lifelong-Learning activity in Charlottesville is my work as a FISH Mentor/Tutor with ESL (English as a Second Language) students at a nearby elementary school. I am learning so much about other languages, countries, cultures, and customs.  Of course I am helping these students learn how to read, write, and converse in English, […]

  • Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

    Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

    Healthy, Engaged & Learning – all in one package! A report by the Corporation for National & Community Service reveals a link between volunteering and good health. Specifically, doing for others relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and heart rate, enhances the immune system and may even prolong your life. Continue reading … http://www.clubreduva.com/community/volunteering-is-good-for-your-heart I get […]

  • Have some time to help this fall? JABA Volunteer Opportunities for October

    Have some time to help this fall? JABA Volunteer Opportunities for October

    My favorite is FISH, but there are lots of other ways to help: Sew for Seniors Enjoy sewing? Looking for a new project? Seamstresses are sought to sew adult sized bibs for residents at Mountainside Senior Living. Events Team Interested in event planning? Being part of a team? Recognizing others? Do you have the ability to […]

  • Come FISH with JABA – Make a difference in a child’s life!

  • Have some time to volunteer? FISH is looking for more school tutor/mentors.

    JABA FISH is on the hunt for more talented volunteers! If you are interested in learning more about FISH, please contact Carleigh Showalter, JABA Volunteer Coordinator cshowalter@jabacares.org  │(434) 817-5226 Training dates for new FISH volunteers are now listed online at http://www.jabacares.org/fish-friends-schools-helping.  

  • JABA Volunteer Opportunities – January 2015

    JABA Volunteer Opportunities – January 2015

    In honor of the MLK Day of Service in January, JABA is holding a non-perishable food drive “Soup for Seniors” to benefit JABA’s Food Bag Program & the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, running now until January 19th.You can help by donating nonperishable food items. Especially needed are: canned meat products such as stew, chicken […]