Category: JABA

  • JABA Volunteer Opportunities for April 2015

    JABA Volunteer Opportunities for April 2015

    Want to get involved in our community?  JABA has some great opportunities for you: JABA’s Ethics Committee is looking for individuals with a variety of experience and backgrounds such as social worker, attorney, clergy or caregiver to long term care recipient, medical, geriatrics, home care aide, and/or training in ethical issues to fill several member […]

  • 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 […]

  • JABA – Volunteer Needs for November

    Current Volunteer Needs: We’re gearing up for Soup for Seniors, our annual food collection drive to benefit low income older adults in our community. Join our event’s team to help contact collection sites, drop off and pick up collection boxes. Commitment is periodic now through January. We need more friendly visitors. Bring cheer to a […]

  • Come FISH with Us!

    Come FISH with Us!

    Come FISH with Us! We are casting our lines for new FISH mentors for our Friends in Schools Helping program. New volunteers may attend any training regardless of their county of residence. The next training date is October 10th in Charlottesville. More dates and locations may be added if needed. Come FISH with us! FISH@jabacares.org […]

  • Planning an after-school Scratch Club – What fun!

    I am having a lot of fun learning how to code using Scratch! More information about our club coming soon… About Scratch With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, […]

  • Have some time to help refugee ESL students? Become a FISH volunteer

    Have some time to help refugee ESL students? Become a FISH volunteer

    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 […]