We’re always looking for volunteers who love to serve their community! Individuals, community groups, and corporate teams volunteering are essential to the Villa’s daily operations and expand our community impact. Whether you’re interested in assisting with administrative projects, putting together welcome mindful kits, 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 Community Engagement Coordinator, Mary Rousis, at 804-553-3211 or email.
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.
This is a perfect activity for children, office teams, and scout groups to help our families transitioning out of homelessness into safe, permanent housing. We welcome house cleaning kits, toiletries, kitchenware, first-aid kits and more. Contact Mary Rousis at 804-553-3211 or email for more details.
Volunteer groups make the Villa Garden one of the most vibrant and therapeutic spots on our campus, where our students can explore and connect with nature. We’re able to host groups up to 15 people for 3-5 hours blocks. To assist with projects, we ask that the group provide a stipend between $500 and $2,500 to help purchase materials and tools needed.
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