Tag: Get Involved – Volunteer

  • Discover Google CS First and Scratch – fun for all ages!

    Discover Google CS First and Scratch – fun for all ages!

    I am a Senior Corps RSVP volunteer keeping my brain sharp by serving as a Guru for the Jackson-Via Computer Club – Charlottesville’s first Google CS First after-school club.  Scratch is really a fun new language to learn — and the kids are always happy to help me.  Thanks, Google and Scratch! Learn more from this EdSurge […]

  • We are again enjoying Scratch coding at Jackson-Via

    We are again enjoying Scratch coding at Jackson-Via

    Our first spring 2015 after-school Computer Club meeting on Monday was a huge success.  We have some new enthusiasts joining a number of “old” members so we have a good environment for sharing and collaboration.  We are very happy to have this opportunity for joint inquiry, experimentation, and play! An interesting article from Harvard Magazine: The […]

  • Literacy Volunteers seeks new volunteers to tutor adults

    Literacy Volunteers seeks new volunteers to tutor adults

    Literacy Volunteers seeks compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English. Students come from a variety of backgrounds, and hope to acquire the skills they need to independently pursue life goals, support their families, and contribute to their communities. Help our students achieve their goals and register for our New Tutor […]

  • 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 […]

  • KNITTING TOGETHER is so happy to be supporting “Bundle Up with Books”

    What a great idea – So glad we could help! For more information about our knitting circle and how you might help Knitting Together spread the warmth in Charlottesville, visit knittingtogethercville.net. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The same teachers who organize Books on Bikes in the summer are helping children “Bundle Up with Books” during winter break. On Tuesday, December […]

  • Nancy Lambert – 2014 Loving With Looms Winner

    Congratulations, Nancy! We could not do this without you. Our 2014 Loving with Looms Winner is … Nancy Lambert inspired her friends and family with her selfless giving through the group Knitting Together in Charlottesville. They united to nominate her for this humble award.  Read what they wrote and join us in congratulating this wonderful lady […]