Ways to Volunteer

Mardi Bras RVA

  • Collection Site
    • Host collections of bras, underwear, pads and tampons for women who have a low/restricted income, are homeless or incarcerated.

Miss Marti’s House

  • Assist with building relationships in the Southern Barton Heights Neighborhood through many community-building activities such as:
    • New Years Eve Open House and Brunch
    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Memorial Day Community Cookout
    • Camp Splash – week-long Vacation Bible School
    • Halloween – Front Yard Party
    • Regular Service Days to Clean Up and Care for Local Playgrounds and Community Space
    • And more!

Richmond City Justice Center

  • Jobs for Life
    • Champion –
      • Commit to 8 weeks, Monday and/or Thursday Nights
      • Encourage and mentor participants
    • Instructor –
      • commit to facilitating 2-4 classes
    • Business Leaders, Managers and Owners plus HR Management/Recruiters
      • Business Leader Panel
        • Participate in a panel, allowing participants to ask questions about your work/business
      • Mock Interviews
        • Act as a hiring manager/recruiter in mock interviews, allowing participants to practice interviewing, and provide constructive feedback to the participant
      • Hiring Manager
        • Be willing to hiring Jobs for Life Graduates.
      • Advocate with other leaders to hire graduates
  • Discipleship
    • Disciple Maker –
      • Commit to 1-2 times a month.
      • Read assigned scripture throughout the week and help to facilitate discussion about what you and others learned.
      • Encourage everyone and model sharing the scripture with others throughout the week.
      • Pray with and for one another.
  • Supply Basic Needs
    • Act as a collection site for basic needs and personal hygiene items.
      • Basic Needs include reading glasses (plastic frames only), tshirts, underwear, bras, socks, easy-to-read translations of the Bible ,etc.
      • Personal hygiene items include items such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, lotion, and feminine hygiene items.

ALL

Just as Jabez prayed for God to enlarge his territory, God has enlarged ours. We are in need of professional services and more! Utilize your skills in the following areas:

  • Legal Advice to advise Into The Neighborhood in areas such as housing, employment, potential business ventures, etc.
  • Commercial Real Estate advice – as we seek to expand our space in the near future and beyond.
  • Administrative assistance – tracking JfL Candidates, volunteers, and more.
  • Social Services/Case Management/Advocates
  • Couple/Marriage/Family Mentors
  • Additional leadership
    • Jobs for Life classes inside the RCJC and out, as we serve neighbors and families of the RCJC residents.
    • Potential social entrepreneurial endeavors.
    • Other potential programs such as family and relationship enhancement