Category: Get Involved – Volunteer

  • Hope to see ScratchJr in Cville area schools this year!

    Hope to see ScratchJr in Cville area schools this year!

    I have been using the online Scratch programing interface with 3rd and 4th grade students during my volunteer time at Jackson-Via Elementary School, so I was really interested  to learn about the new ScratchJr which has been developed for 5-7 year olds.   Young students learn very quickly how to create and control characters on the […]

  • Have some time to help with refugee ESL students? Read about these kids @cvilletomorrow

    Have some time to help with refugee ESL students? Read about these kids @cvilletomorrow

    If you have just one hour a week to have lunch with one of our refugee students, we need you! I am looking forward to my 8th year of volunteering twice a week as a FISH tutor/mentor for ESL students at Jackson-Via Elementary School.  These students (about 60, most of whom are refugees) are very eager, enthusiastic learners who […]

  • A Perfect Gift – Thank you, McIntire Botanical Garden!

    A Perfect Gift – Thank you, McIntire Botanical Garden!

    ❤ Thank you so much, MBG. This beautiful bowl is perfect for holding my yarn as I transition from weaving the web to loom-knitting hats for those in need in the Charlottesville area! I am so pleased with the retirement gift recently presented to me by McIntire Botanical Garden in thanks for my five years of service […]

  • BE A SUMMER SANTA TO A SENIOR

    BE A SUMMER SANTA TO A SENIOR

    BE A SUMMER SANTA TO A SENIOR You’re already familiar with the holiday version of Home Instead’s “Be a Santa to a Senior” program — now there’s a warm-weather opportunity! Home Instead is asking people to volunteer their time this summer with older neighbors or seniors in nursing homes or assisted living communities who may […]

  • CAFÉ VOLUNTEER NEEDED – Senior Center Volunteer Team

    CAFÉ VOLUNTEER Wednesdays, 8:30-10:00 am Want to extend a warm greeting in the café? Sign up to be a Garden Café volunteer. We specifically need a volunteer for a short Wednesday morning shift from 8:30-10:00 am. To be a part of the Senior Center volunteer team, please email Kimberly Haynes, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources. via […]

  • JABA Volunteer Opportunities for July

    JABA Volunteer Opportunities for July

    Volunteer Opportunities Got an hour? Have a Smile? Enjoy driving or chatting on the phone? Experienced in the legal or medical field? Like spending time in boutiques? Feel reenergized working with children or older adults or both? Join JABA’s Volunteer Services program and make a difference in the lives of others. One hour a week […]