Category: Get Involved – Volunteer

  • My 2010 post about McIntire Botanical Garden

    As I was thinking back over my years of involvement with McIntire Botanical Garden, I came upon this post from June 2010 and decided to repost it now as we are very close to having our own “living classroom.”  In the next few months, the City of Charlottesville will host public meetings to gather input…

  • Design firms for McIntire Park East are named

    Just imagine! We all have the opportunity to get involved as the first ever botanical garden in Charlottesville and the new skate park are being designed.  What would you like to see in the botanical garden?  I hope for an area focused on native plants and butterflies, but you may have some other suggestions.

  • JABA Volunteer Opportunities for February

    1) Are you looking to volunteer in a exciting, friendly atmosphere? Come and be a part of a dedicated team

  • Salute to Senior Service | Nominations accepted through March 15

    RECOGNIZING SENIOR VOLUNTEERS Home Instead Senior Care’s Salute to Senior Service program recognizes the positive impact senior volunteers make on their communities. If you know someone 65 or better who volunteers at least 15 hours per month, consider nominating them for “Salute to Senior Service”. Nominations can be made online. The Senior Center’s Kimberly Haynes…

  • Soup for Seniors Canned Food Drive

    Jefferson Area Board for Aging will hold the Soup for Seniors canned food drive benefitting local, low-income older adults beginning Monday through Jan. 20. Donations of non-perishable foods can be dropped off at JABA’s office at 674 Hillsdale Drive, Care Advantage Plus, Branchlands, The Colonnades, The Independence, Jefferson Heights, Our Lady of Peace, Martha Jefferson…

  • Have some time to volunteer? Current FISH Tutor/Mentor Opportunities

    Here is a chance to make a difference in a child’s life. New opportunities to get involved with this popular program: