There are many ways for individuals of all ages to volunteer time and talent, including as a volunteer for one-time events such as community events or work days, in the woods as a Mentor-in-Training, on one of our Board Committees or as a Board Member.
Want to share their love of nature and learn more about mentored nature connection as a Mentor-in-Training
These sessions support additional goals within the horsemanship class framework. Sessions are planned with the trainer and parents or guardians to address individual special needs for the Rancher. We have had much success supporting kids with Autism, ADHD, anxiety and working through grief and loss. We have 2 or more camps during the year. Our…
CAT needs volunteers to help us find applicable grant opportunities as well as Grant Writers to manage the application processes.
CAT needs volunteers to listen to and process voicemails by entering them into our Request for Assistance spreadsheet log for processing. This can be done 100% remotely, and the expected time commitment is about one hour per week, with a total estimate of about 4-5 hours per month.
CAT is in need of a person or committee to help organize events and campaigns to raise money and other kinds of donations (such as cat food/supplies).
CAT does a monthly food drive at one of the local pet stores on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-2pm, with three 2-hour volunteer shifts. This is a tabling event where we collect food or monetary donations and share information/answer questions about CAT that any store visitors may have.
CAT is in need of a Marketing and Communications specialist to manage marketing strategy, to help circulate CAT needs and news to local media outlets, as well as assistance crafting particular media releases, and other public relations activities.
We are excited to once again sponsor the Hospitality Cart Program at UVA Children’s Hospital. Since this is at the Medical Center, we work with UVA Volunteer Services to staff this one and have to go through their volunteer process to get approved to work on the pediatric floors. The Cart runs Tuesdays and Thursdays…
One of our most impactful programs is “Meals from the Heart.” Businesses, groups, families, individuals and organizations come to the House and make a meal for our families. When a child is receiving medical treatment for serious illness or injury, taking away the worry of “what’s for dinner?” is a wonderful relief. That’s why we…