Tag: Volunteer

  • Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

    Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

    Healthy, Engaged & Learning – all in one package! A report by the Corporation for National & Community Service reveals a link between volunteering and good health. Specifically, doing for others relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and heart rate, enhances the immune system and may even prolong your life. Continue reading … http://www.clubreduva.com/community/volunteering-is-good-for-your-heart I get […]

  • Have some time to help this fall? JABA Volunteer Opportunities for October

    Have some time to help this fall? JABA Volunteer Opportunities for October

    My favorite is FISH, but there are lots of other ways to help: Sew for Seniors Enjoy sewing? Looking for a new project? Seamstresses are sought to sew adult sized bibs for residents at Mountainside Senior Living. Events Team Interested in event planning? Being part of a team? Recognizing others? Do you have the ability to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Gov. McAuliffe Declares October as TechTober – Calling all techies – C’mon get involved!

    We have so many techies in Cville! Hope many will  get involved in helping students learn about these rewarding careers! Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe Press Release … The Governor also announced the launch of “Mentors for Momentum,” a new program designed to connect businesses, organizations, educators and other professionals with students interested in studying and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]