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News & Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities


Neighbor-To-Neighbor (N2N) recruits both city and non-city residents to serve as volunteers, leveraging service as a strategy to “Build One Richmond”.


IMAGINE Festival

Sponsored by City of Richmond Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is seeking volunteers to serve at its Imagine Festival, being held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Broad Rock Park (Sports Complex), 4825 Old Warwick Road (Broad Rock Boulevard at Warwick Road).

Celebrating its 13th year, the Imagine Festival started as an one of the prevention initiatives under Richmond’s Gang Reduction and Intervention Program (GRIP). The purpose of the event is to showcase the City programs and community services, providing an opportunity for families to interact with service staff and gain an understanding of how the community may access and benefit from the services they provide. The event will also provide an opportunity to bring area families together for a cultural exchange of the many ethnic groups which comprise this great community. The Imagine Festival celebrates Richmond’s cultural diversity by encouraging residents to share and experience various cultures together come and enjoy this year’s event, meet their neighbors, and learn about our diverse cultures.

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City of Richmond

Office of Multicultural Affairs logo

OMA Imagine Festival logo

OMA Imagine Festival poster
Imagine Poster

Fruit and Veggie Week with Richmond Public Schools

Sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids and Richmond Public Schools' Nutrition Services are teaming up with the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation for Fruit and Veggie Week at Richmond Public Schools! It is our hope that the increased access and exposure to fruit and vegetables will allow students to make healthier choices in their cafeterias! Fruit and Veggie Week is an easy way for students to try new items at no consequence! But--we need your help to make this a success!!

Volunteers are needed for October 23 to 27, 2017 to:
      • Prepare and portion fruit and veggie samples
      • Distribute sample items to students

Richmond Fit4Kids


    Richmond Public Schools

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Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is seeking 20 volunteers to serve at its annual

  Harvest Festival/Haunted Hayride

This year’s event will be held on Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at Bryan Park, 4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond VA 23227. Volunteer positions include registration, games, hayride, costume judging, inflatables, and more!

DPRCF Harvest Festival poster
Harvest Poster
City of Richmond

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FeedMore is seeking volunteers to receive donations of food/funds and interact with the public for it's Feed Richmond! project on November 16 & 17, 2017 at several Kroger store locations.

logo FeedMore

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The organization, KaBoom!, in partnership with Communities in Schools, Richmond Public Schools, and the Historic Jackson Ward Association, are seeking volunteers to build a playground in Jackson Ward and WE NEED 20 OF YOU! to help out on Friday, November 17, 2017.

logo KaBoom! Playgrounds

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The organization, Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, is seeking volunteers with patience and dedication to help train puppies into becoming service dogs. This program is a 9 - 18 month commitment.

logo Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers

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Volunteers are needed to serve as Homework Help Tutors for Richmond Public Library - North Avenue Branch.

Richmond Public Library City of Richmond

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Three volunteers are needed per day, M-F, to provide educational guidance for elementary school age students.

Selah

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Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is seeking volunteers to assist as Receptionists at several city community facilities: Bellemeade, Hotchkiss Field, Pine Camp, Powhatan, and Randolph.

City of Richmond

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The Northside Food Pantry Partnership is seeking (1) Shopping Assistants to help clients shop for food and help them bag (if needed); (2) Food Unloaders to lift, carry, and stock items into the pantry store room.

Northside Food Pantry

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St. Joseph’s Villa is seeking volunteer mentors for 1 hour per week, between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.

St. Joseph's Villa Mentoring Program

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The Junior Achievement program is seeking volunteers in Richmond Public Schools to instruct lessons focusing on financial literacy, community and entrepreneurship.

Junior Achievement

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The City of Richmond is seeking enthusiastic and customer service oriented volunteers to serve as City Hall Ambassadors. The purpose of this new volunteer effort is to enhance the visitor experience at City Hall.

City Hall Ambassadors

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FeedMore is seeking volunteers to deliver healthy snacks to after school programs starting mid-late September.

logo FeedMore

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Volunteer 1 - 3 hours, any day of the week, with At Home Care Hospice. Flexible schedules.

Home Care Hospice

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FeedMore is seeking volunteer to deliver meals to homebound seniors. Lunchtime hours, using your personal transportation.

logo FeedMore

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Will you volunteer to help Junior Achievement reach more students than ever before?

Junior Achievement

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FeedMore is seeking volunteers to serve as Community Kitchen Assistants, preparing meals for Kids' Cafe program.

logo FeedMore

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