Volunteer Needs

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If you are a business or community member, you can submit volunteer availability by clicking on Contact Us. If you are a registered nonprofit, you can log on and post needs to this section. FOR COMPLETE CONTACT INFORMATION below, CLICK ON THE TITLE

BLOOD DRIVES – Review the list of local American Red Cross drives near you and make an appointment if you are able to donate blood.

YOUTH NETWORK – Volunteer opportunities on the Peninsula for students of all ages.

NEEDS DURING COVID-19 Outbreak – our nonprofit members are continuing to help people in need during this time. Click here to view specific needs of each and ways you can help remotely or via appropriate social distancing guidelines. Thank you!

Multiple Volunteer Opportunities – Serve the City Peninsula

Bingo Volunteers to Support Local Schools & Nonprofits – Community Knights is in need of volunteers to help at their twice weekly Bingo games where money raised is awarded to local schools and nonprofits across Hampton Roads.

Read to children – Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP) is seeking volunteers to read to engage children in learning activities in our community. Our Volunteers Who Read Program helps children succeed academically. Volunteer hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 10:30 am and Fridays from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. To learn more and to sign up, click here.

Senior Assistance- Williamsburg Faith in Action needs volunteers to transport care receivers to doctor’s appointments, the grocery store, bank, pharmacy, etc. Volunteers also provide in-home services such as caregiver support, visits, and light chores. If you have a few hours to dedicate to someone who may need to get to a doctor’s appointment, or just enjoy a friendly visit, please call us at (757) 258-5890.

Seamstress – Grove Community Garden is in need of someone to make flags for their Garden. To learn more, contact Jordan Sturdivant at 756 418-5274.

Referral Desk Volunteers – The Messmer Community Services Center

Evening Arc Activities – The Arc of Greater Williamsburg

Help Patients Applying for Medicaid – Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center is in need of people who can sit with their patients and spend approx 1 hour helping them fill out forms. We will train. Hours flexible. Please email Elaine Swartz.

Various Volunteer Needs – THRIVE Peninsula

Food Pantry & Clothes Closet  – Grove Christian Outreach Center

Social Media Intern – The Messer Community Services Center

Lawn Care Needed– Joshua’s Place –  Please email Adriene Odom.

Nurses (active or retired) Needed – Olde Towne Medical Center to assist patients.  Approx 4 hour per week. Please email Dr. Mann or call 757-259-3275.

Help Launch New Thrift Store – LINK of Hampton Roads

Multiple Volunteer Positions – Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic

Distribute Books at Hampton Jails – Gift of Reading

Garden Volunteers – Grove Community Garden is seeking volunteers to help in the evenings in the garden. To learn more, contact Jordan Sturdivant at 756 418-5274.

Garden Volunteers- Williamsburg Community Growers- Join us for a couple of hours of fun garden work planting, weeding, harvesting, learning about small scale farming and participating in our local food system! Our one-acre garden is located under the Dominion Energy power lines between Warhill High School and WISC, off Stadium Road. Tuesday evenings and second Saturday mornings available. Email to sign up.


Communities In Schools is seeking 2-3 board members from the area who can help raise awareness for their mission and values and growth on the Peninsula. They are currently in one school in Hampton. Their mission is to surround students with a community of support, encouraging them to stay in school and achieve in life. They are seeking board members will be engaged, committed to learning what we do, and how we operate. To review the specific responsibilities, click here. To learn more, contact Hope Sinclair via email or call 757-580-7966.

The DeGood Foundation is seeking to expand its Board of Directors. Their mission is to help children of the Virginia Peninsula Dream More, Learn More, Care More, and Be More through our programs for change of youth literacy, health, and education. They are seeking board members who are passionate about children and their success. Any inquiries can be directed to Kyle DeGood via email.

Hampton Roads International Montessori School – Ideal Board Candidates will be leaders, willing and able to make a time commitment, able to work as part of a team, to think strategically with a long-term focus and follow through. Click here to learn more.

WJCC Community Action Agency is seeking community members interested in serving on the Board of Directors, in particular someone with an accounting/finance background to fill the role of Board Treasurer. To learn more, please email Carolyn Baker.