Volunteer Opportunities

 

Montgomery County 4-H Reality Store

The Montgomery County Cooperative Extension is holding their Reality Store Wednesday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. at Christiansburg High School. Reality Store is a budgeting exercise in which volunteers role-play with the students. Volunteers are needed for the following shifts: 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. If you can work one or two of the shifts, call the RSVP office.

Montgomery County’s Broomin’ & Bloomin’ is Saturday, April 27!

Citizens and social, civic, and church groups are invited to participate in this annual litter pickup event. Volunteers are needed to help clean up roadsides, parks, streams, school grounds, and other public properties. Trash bags, gloves, and safety vests are provided. Filled trash bags are picked up from the roadside or cleanup site. Please talk to your school, church, civic, or scouting group and consider participating in this event. Volunteers may choose the site or select from locations needing to be cleaned. You can sign up to volunteer online or call the RSVP office for more details.

English Meadows - Blacksburg Campus

Volunteers are needed for a monthly birthday party on the last Friday of the month from 3-4 p.m. Birthday party volunteers socialize and serve cake, ice cream, chips, and punch. Contact Activities Director Brittney Rakes at (540) 317-3463 or Brittney.rakesem@aol.com to help.

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery

Volunteers are needed to fill multiple vacancies at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery. Positions include Main Desk/Floor, Outpatient Lab Greeter, Outpatient Waiting Room Desk, and Activity Cart. Volunteer applications are available at the RSVP office. To set up an appointment for orientation, contact Rhonda Whaling by email at Rhonda.whaling@hcahealthcare.com or call (540) 953-5291.

Amedisys Hospice

“Hospice Care is more than helping people die with dignity; it’s about helping them live out LIFE with LOVE.” Being an Amedisys volunteer is about sharing yourself with others, listening, smiling, and being willing to hold a hand, send a card, make a phone call, or read a story. Other ways to volunteer include sharing your passions of creating blankets, baking cookies, crafting, and honoring veterans. The ways are endless. Service, empathy, compassion, and smiles – required. Please contact the RSVP office if you are interested in this new opportunity!

The Salvation Army

Volunteers are needed on Fridays to help cook at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen on Roanoke Street in Christiansburg. If interested, you must also be willing to serve meals and clean up when needed. For more information, contact Sherry Bowman at (540) 553-1607.