Assist Earth Day Staunton on April 16Help promote the health can conservation of the planet by assisting non-profit organizations, 10-12 volunteers are needed in directing traffic, exhibitors to their designated space, helping set up booths, checking in exhibitors, stamping pamphlets, among other tasks from 8-12pm on Saturday April 16.
Assist with Shakespeare Block Party on April 23To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (!!), the American Shakespeare Center is hosting a party outside the theatre. Community members will gather to experience elements that include Shakespeare’s and Staunton’s connections. Volunteers are needed from 11am-7pm to assist with a variety of booths including: Writing with a Quill, Mad lib Shakespeare, Bloodmaking, and Costume.
Assist in the BRCC Poverty Simulation on April 13Blue Ridge Community College at the Plecker Center, 20 to 85 participants assume the roles of up to 26 different families facing poverty. This simulation will be held on April 13 from 3-5:30pm. Raised garden beds for Valley MissionFrom April 10-16 work with the Valley Mission to repair, prepare, plant, and tend raised garden beds in the back of the Valley Mission.
Serve at Riverfest on Apr. 30Help setup, cleanup and assist in the activities of the festival to ensure a safe and fun time for the general public to learn about the South River in Waynesboro from 9am-5:30pm on April 30th.
Be a 5K volunteer for CASA on Apr. 30CASA for Children needs engaged volunteers to help set up, operate, and clean up the CASA for Children superhero race on April 30, 2016 from 7am-1pm. Tasks will vary including maintaining water stations, assisting in child game setup and hosting.
Volunteer to be part of Summer Camp LIGHTFor at least a period of four weeks be a Summer Camp Counselor, Volunteer Intern, and provide assistance with program development such as making music with unconventional materials, aquatic therapy, anti-bullying message, as well as building upon existing programs
Serve as a YVC (Youth Volunteer Corps) Team LeaderThe Staunton Y is seeking MBC students to help with its new launch this year. It intends to involve 11-18 year old the opportunity to gain skills and improve their world through volunteering in their community and having them learn about service from M-T 5:30am-10pm, Friday 5:30am-9pm, Saturday 7am-7pm and Sunday 1pm-7pm.
Greet visitors to an art gallery and moreHelp the Staunton Augusta Art Center to welcome the public coming into the Smith Center, to orient visitors to the Smith Center, to enlighten visitors about ongoing exhibits, to serve as an ambassador of the resident organizations and of the City of Staunton from 9am-5pm M-F and 10am-4pm Sat.
Be a year-round intern with Renewing HomesRenewing Homes Greater Augusta is seeking a student with a car who can commit to working 1-2 hours a week for a whole year to do: Project management, client Management, surveying clients, on-site work with volunteer crews, and project planning.
Promote Habitat for HumanityMarket the Women's build project, update social media, and assist with fundraising efforts. Must have experience with social media and marketing.
Host kids attending field trips @ Creative Works FarmMake learning fun by assisting with hands-on nature exploration and environmental education for local elementary school aged groups. Field trips are tentatively scheduled for April.
Sing during lunch for a soup kitchenEntertain guests during lunch at a downtown soup kitchen.
Serve at the Augusta Regional SPCA Work with animals in need of forever homes and/or assist with fund-raising and special events. Must complete volunteer application and two-hour orientation and serve at least 4 hours per month.
Be a math and reading tutor to an 8th graderMeet in either Grafton Library or the Staunton Public Library just off campus. The mother of the 8th grade boy will meet with the MBC student for the first meeting.
Tutor high school students seeking to improve academic performanceWork with OCAT (One Child at a Time) to assist high school students with homework and teach them key concepts in certain subject. Indicate subject area interest.
Provide critical administrative support downtownHelp CASA for Children with a wide range of projects including spreadsheets, editing video, clerical support, etc.
Provide office assistance Work in an office downtown supporting Mental Health America- Augusta. Monday-Thursday.
Maintain a gardenVolunteers are needed for Staunton Senior Center/VPAS throughout the fall and spring to keep the garden area free of weeds and to do other gardening as suggested/desired 1 - 2 hours weekly M-F 9-5pm. Walking distance from campus.
For additional opportunities listed on our partner site, The Greater Augusta Volunteer Center click here:http://unitedwayga.galaxydigital.com/volunteer/agency/needs/.