Youth Network

Our YOUTH NETWORK can help kids of ALL ages, and their families, learn the many ways there are to get involved in our communities.

Youth Volunteer Opportunities are available from nonprofits serving greater Williamsburg, Yorktown, Newport News, Hampton, Gloucester and Mathews. They are listed by Agency and  Opportunity, by Age Minimum, and by Time of Year. Opportunities will be added and updated regularly, so be sure to keep checking back! We thank you in advance for your service!

We also have a RESOURCE PAGE which includes Collection Drive and other Service Project Ideas for getting involved, Local Scholarships & Regional/National Scholarships available to youth,  Grants to complete community service projects, and much more!


CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTHclick on the organization name for full details of each opportunity, along with contact information.

Paid Internships for Rising High School Seniors! – The ARDX Foundation works to shine a light on the importance of mental and behavioral wellness and to serve as advocates, partners, educators, mentors, and change agents. They are currently accepting applications for the S.T.A.R.T. (Smart Teens Accepting Responsibility Today)
Internship program for rising high school seniors in the Hampton Roads area. To learn more, click here. Deadline is May 22, 2017.

AmeriCorps – Youth Needed to Serve Locally – Alternatives Inc. is looking for youth aged 18 who are interested in making a difference this summer! Youth receive a living allowance and education allowance, and an opportunity to help children in their community. To learn more and to apply, click here.

Community KnightsNewport News
Bingo Volunteers (must be 16 and older)

Boys & Girls Club of the VA Peninsula – across the Peninsula
Peer Mentors
Thrift Store Volunteers

Dream Catchers – Toano
Lesson Volunteers (side walkers)

Proclaiming Grace OutreachBarhamsville
Thrift Store Volunteers
Jenna Bash Festival Help
Food Pantry Help

VCE Family Focus – Williamsburg
Program Event Assistant

The Wealth of Music Company – Virginia Beach
Internet Research
Marketing Assistance

WJCC Community Action AgencyWilliamsburg
Basketball League Volunteers (scorekeepers, coaches, attendants)
Head Start Classroom Volunteers
Special Event and Collection Drive volunteers

Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roadsacross the Peninsula
Various community service opportunities


Age Minimum

11 & over
Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads
12 & over
Proclaiming Grace Outreach
VCE Family Focus
14 & over
Dream Catchers
16 & Over
Community Knights
Boys & Girls Club of the VA Peninsula
WJCC Community Action Agency
Wealth of Music Company


Time of Year

Seasonal
Proclaiming Grace Outreach
VCE Family Focus
Year Round
Community Knights
Boys & Girls Club of VA Peninsula
Dream Catchers
Wealth of Music Company
WJCC Community Action Agency
Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads



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