Individuals, community groups, and corporate teams volunteering are essential to the Villa’s daily operations and amplify our community impact.  Whether you are interested in mentoring a student, assisting with administrative projects or landscaping our Learning & Therapy Garden, we have a rewarding opportunity for you!

To learn more about the possibilities for you to make a direct impact on the lives of our children and families, please contact our Director of Community Engagement, Kathy Perun, at 804-521-5577 or email.

For more information about volunteer needs, please contact our Director of Community Engagement, Kathy Perun, or 804-521-5577 or email.

Click here to download a volunteer application.

Villa Pros Career Mentoring

We are seeking motivated professionals to make a difference in the lives of our young adults as one-on-one or group mentors. By sharing your career knowledge and experience, you will help Villa students:

  • Develop important life skills and define achievable goals
  • Improve attitudes toward school
  • Increase self-confidence and self esteem
  • Gain knowledge of career and networking opportunities

Contact Kathy Perun, Director of Community Engagement, at 804-521-5577 or email to learn more.

Mentors and mentees are matched based on aligning interests. Mentors meet with their mentees one hour a week at the Villa’s Dooley School over the course of four months.

Administrative Assistant

Positions are available in several offices on campus for individuals interested in volunteering their time in an office setting. Volunteers will help perform various responsibilities such as maintaining files, copying, scanning, answering the telephone and preparing information and/or admission packets. Each of these positions offers flexible scheduling and the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of professionals.

Host a Collection Drive

This is a perfect activity for children, office teams, and scout groups to help our families transitioning out of homelessness into permanent homes. We welcome house cleaning kits, toiletries, kitchenware, first-aid kits and clothing at our Villa Donation Center.

Welcome Home Kit

  • Dish Soap
  • Flashlight w/ batteries
  • Dishes & utensils
  • Paper products
  • New bed pillows
  • First aid kit

Toiletry Kit

  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Hair brush & comb
  • Soap
  • Shampoo & hair conditioner
  • Lotion
  • Shower bag
  • Deodorant

Cleaning Kit

  • Broom & dust pan
  • Bucket
  • Rags & sponges
  • Mop
  • Multi-purpose cleaners
  • Paper towels

Volunteer Matching

Some companies will match your volunteer hours with a financial gift to the organization. You can find out if your employer participates in this program by asking your personnel department.  If your company will match volunteer hours with a gift, please complete the Volunteer Verification Form and send it to us with your matching gift application. You can receive a hard copy by calling Kathy Perun at 804-521-5577.