Book Buddies -
Make a difference in a life; help a child learn to read.
Book Buddies is a nationally recognized tutorial program that enlists
trained volunteers to provide
instruction to first and second grade children who need extra help to learn to
read and write. Tutors volunteer
twice a week, at a regularly scheduled hour during the school day, and work with
the same child throughout the year. Strong
training, lots of support, all materials provided.
Contact Jeannette Rosenberg
Friends of Music at UVa - Support the activities of U.Va.’s McIntire Department of Music, such as hosting visiting artists, offering receptions, and facilitating outreach. Visit our Web page at http://www.virginia.edu/music/volunteer.html.
International Center - Provides short-term housing for international guests affiliated with U.Va., English conversation, current events discussion groups, student peer mentors, community hosts, and cultural programs. Tanya Reeves (924-7983).
International Women's Group - International women from the area meet for friendship and conversation and to learn about other cultures. Antoinette Gray (971-8068) AntoinetteGray@earthlink.net First and Third Thursdays at Meadows Presbyterian Church. Childcare available.
Learning Needs and Evaluation Center - Record materials for students with disabilities. Genevieve Grosbaum 243-5180 email@example.com
Literacy Volunteers of America - Deanne Forester and Maureen Overstreet (977-3838) firstname.lastname@example.org. Help adults acquire literacy skills in English conversation skills. Training and support provided.
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic - Marcia Rosen-House (326-4956 email@example.com. Read texbooks in all subject areas, especially mathematics, medicine, and chemistry. Learn more at www.rfbd.org.
Rotunda Volunteers/Docents - Provide information regarding the Rotunda, history, and general information to parents and visitors. If interested, conduct tours of the Rotunda. Parking for volunteers is provided. Time commitment is for one four (4) hour shift per week. Training will be conducted for all new volunteers. Leslie Comstock 924-1019 firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Virginia Art Museum - Lucinda Riley (924-7458) email@example.com.UVa Hospital and Children’s Medical Center — Meet great people, help a sick child, learn about your hospital by volunteering in one of 40 different roles, with patient contact or behind the scenes; daytimes, weekends, or evenings. Opportunities are available for ongoing volunteers, as a substitute (great for those who travel), or with one-day events. Call or email Sally LeBeau 924-5251.
UVA Library Volunteers and Exhibit Docents- Jean Cooper (982-2743) firstname.lastname@example.org.The eleven branches of the U.Va. Library welcome volunteers in a variety of positions, including docenting at library exhibits (including The Declaration of Independence), preservation, circulation, and shelving. Short- or long- term assignments available. No library experience necessary. Training provided.
Virginia Discovery Museum - Share your talents and experiences to enrich the lives of children; encourage visitors to use the exhibits and enjoy the museum; welcome visitors; collect admissions fees; answer phone; assist with exhibit development, programs, special projects, and events; assist visitors with purchasing merchandise from Museum Store. Commitment: 2 hours/week and short-term projects. Margie Rein, Volunteer Coordinator, 977-1025 email@example.com
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