Volunteer opportunities

Reading Hour is looking for volunteers for Spring of 2018!

Reading Hour is a program in which adult volunteers spend one hour of their time each week, for a series of eight weeks, reading to and doing literacy activities with pre-school aged children who need extra literacy support. This program helps children who may not be read to at home, or who may need extra exposure to books and reading before being ready to enter Kindergarten. Each volunteer receives support from a program coordinator who provides them with training and any help they may need throughout the program's duration. This is a fulfilling volunteer opportunity that provides a much needed service to childcare centers, and children throughout our community! To volunteer, please contact Anna Harbom at 540-639-9313 or at AHabom@nrvrc.org, or go to SmartBeginningsNRV.org to download an application!

Project Linus

A Blanket Day is set for February 17 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Grove United Methodist Church. For more information, call Penny Sweet at 230-6209.

American Red Cross

Help is needed at the American Red Cross Donor Center inside of Kent Square, 250 South Main Street Donor Room, Blacksburg. Volunteers are needed on Mondays – Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Fridays – Sundays from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Parking passes are provided for volunteers.

Med-Ride

Volunteers are needed to provide non-emergency medical transportation to clients in Montgomery County and Radford. The volunteer must use their personal vehicle and maintain liability insurance at all times. Mileage reimbursements are provided to each volunteer.

Tax-Aide

The AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free federal and Virginia tax preparation to low and middle income taxpayers of all ages.  You do not have to be a tax expert, training and certification are provided. Volunteer positions are being a tax counselor (prepares tax returns) or a client facilitator (helps check in clients). Counselors and Facilitators are needed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 1 - 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - noon during tax season. Please contact pballard@vt.edu or phone 382-1189 for more information.

Crafting with Christiansburg Library

Join Linda Spivey, Outreach Coordinator at the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, on January 8, in the RSVP Activity Room at 10:00 am to make a personalized calendar/planner for 2018.  You must sign up by Friday, January 5 to participate. Come join the fun!

RSVP is accepting the following donations:

  • Manufacturer's Coupons for the Overseas Coupon Program (can be used for 6 months after expiration date)
  • Eyeglasses for the Lions Club
  • Box tops for education
  • Aluminum tabs for the Ronald McDonald House
  • Bud vases for our annual Hugs and Buds program

Valentines for Vets

We will once again participate in the nationwide Valentines for Vets program by making valentines for the patients at the VA Medical Center and the Virginia Veterans Care Center in Salem. A craft day is scheduled at the RSVP office on Friday, February 9 at 10 a.m. or you may work on cards at home. The deadline to turn in your valentines to RSVP is Monday, February 12.
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