Location: New Roots community gardens.
Time Commitment: Between 3-7 hours/week.
Responsibilities: Take ownership of regular maintenance and beautification for one or more of the New Roots garden sites. Set regular “office hours” to allow refugee gardeners to come work together and receive support.
Skills/Qualifications: Background and skills in gardening/agriculture required. Construction skills and knowledge of a second language are bonuses.
How to Apply: Complete a Volunteer Application online. Note: Please upload a resume or CV at the bottom of the application. Once your submission has been received and reviewed, you will be contacted about attending an upcoming volunteer orientation.
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The IRC in Charlottesville offers a variety of unpaid internships for students currently enrolled in an educational institution or those who are recent graduates.
Special Events Volunteer
The IRC in Charlottesville is seeking volunteers with a wide range of skills to help plan the annual fundraising event We Rescue Lives, the World Refugee Day Celebration, and other IRC events. Volunteers on the Event Committee meet monthly with IRC staff to plan and execute events for the community and for IRC clients.
Help refugees improve their English!