Category: Get Involved – Volunteer

  • Ready to get involved? Serve.gov is the place to start.

    The President has said that the challenges America faces are unprecedented, and that we need to build a new foundation for economic growth in America. The Administration has begun this work with dramatic new investments in education, health care, and clean energy, but we cannot do this alone here in Washington. Economic recovery is as […]

  • FISH tutors are teaching kids to FISH

    “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime”—Author unknown That is exactly what JABA’s FISH (Friends In Schools Helping) Program is all about. JABA (Jefferson Area Board for Aging), began the FISH Program as a way for seniors to […]

  • Why civic engagement is good for your brain

    Last week I volunteered to help serve lunch at my daughter’s school. Over the years, I have often found myself scooping out the pasta, pouring glasses of water, all while saying hi to her friends and getting hugs (lots of hugs, that is of course the best part of being there!). Yet this past visit […]

  • Happy Earth Day from JV Jump!

    Give a little thought to being green today and into the future.

  • JV Computer Club – March 30, 2009 Meeting

    The JV Computer Club final meeting for Spring 2009 was a big success!  The members demonstrated their blog posts on jvjump.net to Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris. Thanks to Mr. Norris, Ms. Nancy Lambert and Ms. Becca Gibson for all their help and to Mr. John Champion for providing us with CommToolz. We are  looking forward […]

  • JV Computer Club Blog

    I am focusing on the beginning of the Lifelong-Learning spectrum by volunteering at Jackson-Via Elementary School – a wonderfully diverse and creative Charlottesville City School (PreK-4) in the Fry’s Spring neighborhood bordering the University of Virginia.