Youth Network

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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 have also listed ideas for Collection Drives and other Service Projects for youth to get involved, as well as Local Scholarships & Regional/National Scholarships available to youth, Grants to complete community service projects, and more!

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

Natasha HouseYorktown – Is in need of youth to help with the CHAMPS program on Monday through Thursday evenings.

One Child Center for AutismWilliamsburg – Kids’ Night Volunteers Needed – rising 9th graders and older. Kids’ Nights are held once a month on Saturday nights, from 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm.

So Etiquette SocietyNewport News – is in need of youth ages 10-18 to participate in social teas with local senior citizens.

Community KnightsNewport News – Bingo Volunteers (must be 16 and older) – **SMOKE FREE environment.

Boys & Girls Club of the VA Peninsula – across the Peninsula – Peer Mentors – Age 18 and over

Dream Catchers – Toano – Lesson Volunteers (side walkers)

Proclaiming Grace Outreach Barhamsville – Thrift Store Volunteers

Virginia Living Museum Newport News – Multiple opportunities available for ages 15 & over (or younger w/ family of volunteers)

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 Roads across the Peninsula – Various community service opportunities