Volunteer Opportunities

Montgomery County Regional Tourism Office

The Montgomery County Regional Tourism Office is responsible for promoting the destination to visitors and to also assist visitors and residents with area information when in the market. Currently, they have two locations. Each location has a site supervisor and an information desk where area information is available. One position is at the County Government Center in Christiansburg, and the other is at the Community Arts Information Office on College Avenue in Blacksburg.

Beginning in August, they will have one work-study student in Christiansburg and one in Blacksburg. They would like to augment this staffing with 1-2 volunteers, per site. The Christiansburg site operational hours would be scheduled during the work week of Monday-Friday, sometime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Blacksburg site would be similar however, they also want to staff that site during the big visitation events such as: Virginia Tech home games, graduations, and family weekends. This could involve weekends and evenings.

These positions require regularly interfacing with the public. It is a great opportunity for someone who would like to work with the public in a fun environment. It is a plus to be familiar with the area, but this is something in which they are able to provide training if needed. You may choose the dates and times that work with your schedule. Call RSVP to sign up or for more information.

Heritage Day

The Montgomery Museum is seeking volunteers for Heritage Day on Saturday, August 18.  The event will feature food, live entertainment, craft activities, a pie cook-off and much more!  Volunteers are needed to donate baked goods, help with set-up from 8-10 a.m., help in the kitchen, serve hot dogs and other food items at the food tent during the event, and clean-up from 3-4 p.m.

New River Valley Homebuilder’s Association

Volunteers are needed to work the welcome table (under tents) during the Touch-A-Truck NRV on Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  The event will be held at the NRV Mall. Call the office for more details.

Town of Christiansburg Aquatic Center

The Aquatic Center is partnering with Feeding America to provide free lunches to children, age 18 and under, at the Christiansburg Skate Park (beside Aquatic Center), 595 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg. Volunteers are needed noon to 1 p.m. on weekdays through August 3 to assist Aquatic Center volunteers by handing out lunches to participants. Call the office to sign up.

American Red Cross

Help is needed at the Donor Center inside of Kent Square, 250 South Main Street Donor Room, Blacksburg. Volunteers are needed on Mondays through Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Volunteers are also needed Friday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call the office for more information.

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Montgomery County
Health & Human Services Bldg.
210 S. Pepper St., Ste. D
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-5775
Fax: (540) 381-6856
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Hours: Mon.-Fri.,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.