Wythe-Bland Foundation Scholarship Program Participating Agencies for Volunteer Service

Agape Food Pantry

405 W. Main Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.6889

Contact: Hannah Shinault
Email:
wythecountyagape@gmail.com

Type of Volunteer Service:
Distribute supplemental food to clients.  Includes:  Stocking, Pushing food carts, Filling food boxes

Days:
4th Thursday of each month, 11 am - 2 pm
2nd Saturday of each month, 9 am - 12 noon

 

American Red Cross - Appalachian Region

352 Church Avenue
Roanoke, VA  24016
540.330.3966

Contact: Sandra Myers - Senior Account Manager
Email: 
sandy.myers@redcross.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Donor Recruitment
Marketing
Community Liaisons

Days:
Monday - Friday:  Volunteer hours are flexible

 

Appalachian Christian Academy

PO Box 598
Rural Retreat, VA  24368
276.686.8800

Contact: Jane Dove - Principal
Email:
Appalachian_Christian@yahoo.com

Notes:  Text 276.223.8862 or call 276.686.8800

Type of Volunteer Service:
Volleyball
Monitor in the classroom
Reading assistance
Office Assistance
Lunch Monitor

Days:
Monday - Thursday:  8:30 am - 4:00 pm

 

Bland County Extension Office

144 Seddon Street
Bland, VA  24315
276.688.3542

Contact: Elizabeth Johnson - 4-H Extension Agent
Email: 
eljohnso@vt.edu

Notes:  May email or call

Type of Volunteer Service:
General office duties
copying materials
shredding papers
4-H activities
Bland County Festival of Leaves

Days:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a - 5:00 p (Limited Nights)
Limited Weekends

 

Bland County Fair

PO Box 191
Bland, VA  24315
276.722.2641

Contact: Denise Romano - Treasurer
Email:
blandfairhorseshow@gmail.com

Notes:  Email and provide a phone number in the email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning fairgrounds
Emptying trash
General cleanup

Days:
Wednesday, 6-10 pm
Thursday, 6-9 pm
Friday, 6-10 pm
Saturday, 4-11 pm

 

Bland County Many Beards National Wild Turkey Federation

900 Wilderness Road
Bland, VA  24315
276.722.0248

Contact: Trenton Miller

Notes:  Email and provide a phone number in the email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Help at Youth Events
Help with Thanksgiving care packages
Set up and clean up banquet
Stock Fish for Youth Event
Inflatable shooting range (BB Guns)

Days:
Monday - Friday, Times Vary
Saturday:  All-day

 

Bland County Medical Clinic

12301 Grapefield Road
Bastian, VA  24314
276.688.0445

Contact: Susan Greever - Executive Director
Email:
sgreever@blandclinic.net

Notes:  email or call

Type of Volunteer Service:
Student nurses or medical assistants can assist our medical staff
Office technology students can assist our administrative staff

Days:
Monday, 8 am - 6 pm
Tuesday, 8 am - 8 pm
Wednesday, 8 am - 8 pm
Thursday, 8 am - 8 pm
Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

 

Bland County Public Library

697 Main Street
Bland, VA  24315
276.688.3737

Contact: Cameron Burton - Branch Supervisor; Robin Stover - Branch Manager
Email:
 cburton@bland.org; robin.stover@bland.org

Notes:  May email or call

Type of Volunteer Service:
Prepping children's programming materials
Book sale prep
General Office Assistance
Book Sale (Oct.)

Days:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10a -5p
Tuesday, Thursday, 10a - 7p
Saturday, 10a-1p

 

Bland County Public Schools

361 Bears Trail
Bastian, VA  24314
276.688.3361

Contact: Scott Meade - Superintendent; Lenore Parker - Administrative Assistant
Email:
smeade@bland.k12.va.us

Notes:  email or call

Type of Volunteer Service:
Teacher/Admin Assistance
Assistn with coaches, custodians with facilities, special projects, office work, summer work

Days:
Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

Bland County Volunteer Rescue Squad

PO Box 585
Bland, VA  24315
276.688.4708

Contact: Tom Kitts - Captain; Sue Tyeryar
Email: 
kitts532@yahoo.com

Notes:  May email or call

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning
Wash Ambulances
Transporting supplies within rescue squad building

Days:
Monday-Friday, 8:00a -5:00p

 

Bland Head Start Center-Mountain Community Action Head Start

PO Box 211
Bland, VA  24315
276.688.4701

Contact: Emily Morgan
Email:
emorgan@clinchvalleycaa.org

Notes:  call or email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Assisting teaching staff
cleaning

Days:
Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3 pm
off every other Friday

 

Bland Ministry Center & Dental Clinic

PO Box 211
Bland, VA  24315
276.688.4701

Contact: DeeDee Hoosier - Director; Libby Reed - Office Manager
Email:
 dhoosier@blandministrycenter.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Yardwork
Warehouse work
Folding clothes
Filing
Dental Clinic

Days:
Thursday, 9a-5p
Friday, 9a-2p

 

Boy Scouts of America

PO Box 217
Rural Retreat, VA  24368
276.613.0431

Contact: Danny Cline - Scoutmaster 

Type of Volunteer Service:
Help teaching boy scout skills
AGAPE Food Pantry Assistance
Clean up and Maintenance at Settle Museum

Days:
Days & Hours vary

 

Brock-Hughes Medical Center

450 W. Monroe Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.0558

Contact: Stacey Linkous - Executive Director
Email: slinkous@BrockHughes.org

Notes: May call or email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Answer phone
Filing
Special Events/Projects
if in RN or medical programs, triage patients
direct patient care

Days:
Monday-Thursday, 8:00a - 4:30p
Friday, 8a - 1p

 

Ceres Volunteer Fire Department

564 W. Bluegrass Trail
Ceres, VA  24318
H-276.682.4504  C-276.722.0742

Contact: Dewayne Hubble - Chief

Type of Volunteer Service:
Clean firehouse, clean trucks, attend training, answer calls

Days:
Monday - Saturday - Anytime;
Sunday afternoons

 

Copper Crest Riding Therapy Program

987 Rose Hill Road
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.5817

Contact: Pam Umberger - Instructor
Email:
pam@coppercrestfarm.com

Notes:  call

Type of Volunteer Service:
Assist special needs children and adults with simple activities with horses
Barn chores, groom horses
Horse experience NOT required

Days:
Hours will vary

 

County of Bland

PO Box 510
Bland, VA  24315
276.688.4622

Contact: Linda Miller - Personnel Manager
Email:
 lindamiller@bland.org

Notes:  May call or email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Clerical duties
Filing/Copying
Answering phones
Picking up & distributing mail
Greeting public

Days:
Monday-Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Department of Conservation and Recreation - New River Trail State Park

176 Orphanage Drive
Max Meadows, VA  24360
276.699.6778

Contact: Drew Davis - Chief Ranger
Email:
newrivertrail@dcr.virginia.gov

Notes:  email or call

Type of Volunteer Service:
General Maintenance of park
Maintenance of grounds
Assisting park visitors

Days:
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

 

Downtown Wytheville, Inc.

180 West Main Street, Suite 4
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3343

Contact: Todd Wolford - Executive Director
Email: 
newrivertrail@dcr.virginia.gov

Notes:  email or phone

Type of Volunteer Service:
General Maintenance of park;
Maintenance of grounds;
Assisting park visitors

Days:
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

 

Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum

145 Main Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3484

Contact: Farron Smith - Founder
Email:
info@edithbollingwilson.org

Notes:  Email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Greeter at the museum
general office duties
Research and other projects that WCC students may have as a personal interest pertaining to Mrs. Wilson

Days:
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

Family Resource Center

PO Box 612
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.625.0219

Contact: Cameron Burton - Prevention Education Director; Robin Stover - Volunteer Coordinator
www.frcinc.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Clerical Work
Yard work
Help with events & fundraising
See website for volunteer application and information

Days:
Monday-Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council

3663 Peters Creek Road, NW
Roanoke, VA 24019-2809
540.777.5100

Contact: Tina McEnheimer - Customer Care Director

Type of Volunteer Service:
Troop or group leader
Mentor/advisor
Driver/chaperone
Event director
Guest speaker
Camp director/Camp staff
Recruitment (Please note:  Volunteer hours would be done in Wytheville area, not Roanoke)

Days:
Monday-Sunday, Hours vary

 

High Mountain, Wytheville Chapter of NWTF

191 Layne Plantation Drive
Wytheville, VA 24382
276.620.8939

Contact: Davy Blessing - Senior Account Manager
Email: dblessing@NWTF.net

Notes: Phone or email preferred

Type of Volunteer Service:
Set up for banquet
Help with games
Show auction items
Data entry

Days:
Contact for information

 

HOPE-Helping Overcome Poverties Existence, Inc.

PO Box 680
W. Main Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.6280, Ext. 211

Contact: Andy Kegley - Executive Director
Email:
akegley@wythehope.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Office, clerical, and reception support
Assist with community food kitchen
Special projects
HOPE Pack program, weekend backpacks of food for children

Days:
Contact for information

HOPE Pack Program 

Contact: Mike Pugh - 276.227.0212

 

 

Joint Industrial Development Authority

 

190 S. First Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3370

 

Contact: David Manley- Director
Email: 
David.Manley@wytheida.com

Notes: Email preferred

 

Type of Volunteer Service:
General office duties
Cleaning, subject to student ability

 

Days:
Contact for information

 

Kissito Healthcare (Bland County Nursing & Rehab)

12185 Grapefield Road
Bastian, VA  24314
(276) 688-4141, Ext. 114

Contact:  Janice Buchanan
Email: Janice.buchanan@kissito.org

Notes: To reach Ms. Buchanan, call the number above, Option 1; COVID Vaccination required to volunteer at this site

Type of Volunteer Service:
Spending time with residents
Reading, games, socialization

 

Lead Mines Volunteer Rescue Squad

1057 Fort Chiswell Road
Max Meadows, VA  24360
276.764.2101

Contact: Lindsey Jackson
Email:
ljackson@leadminesrescue.org

Notes:  Email preferred

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning units and buildings
assist with fundraisers

Days:
Monday-Sunday, 9 am - 6 pm

 

Max Meadows Community Boosters

PO Box 156
Max Meadows, VA  24360
540.505.6634

Contact: Amanda Goins
Email: 
agoins@gmail.com

Type of Volunteer Service:
Assist with youth sports (Grades K-7)

Days:
Monday-Saturday
hours vary depending on schedule

 

Mt. Rogers Community Service Board

770 W. Ridge Rd.
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3200 Ext.3219

Contact: Kathy Cressel
Email: 
kathy.cressel@mountrogers.org

Notes:  call or email

Type of Volunteer Service:
Office work-putting charts together, filing, shredding 

Days:
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

One-on-One Literacy Program, Wytheville Training School Cultural Center

PO Box 905
Independence, VA  24348

Contact: Joan Boldue
Email: 
joan.boldue@is.net

Type of Volunteer Service:
One-to-one tutoring
Basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills

Days:
Hours will vary

 

Rural Retreat Depot Foundation

881 St. Paul Church Road
Crockett, VA  24323
415.602.0481

Contact: Frank Akers - President
Email:
f_akers@pacbell.nt

Type of Volunteer Service:
Help with Farmers Market
Help with cleaning & minor repairs to depot
Search web for grant opportunities/marketing/printing old photos

Days:
May-June: any hours writing articles, etc.
July-September:  Farmers Market, 2-6 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm, cleaning and repairing depot

 

Rural Retreat Public Library

PO Box 279
119 North Greever Street
Rural Retreat VA  24368
276.686.8837

Contact: Amelia Bland Waller - Library Assistant

Notes: Phone call preferred contact

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning
Light Maintenance

Days:
Tuesday - Friday; 9A - 5P

 

Rural Retreat Volunteer Fire Department

PO Box 238
Rural Retreat, VA  24368
276.724.0481

Contact: David Evans - Chief
Email:
wcso309@gmail.com

Notes:  Phone call preferred contact

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning and organization of fire station and equipment

Days:
Anytime

 

Town of Rural Retreat

PO Box 130
Rural Retreat, VA  24368
276.686.4221

Contact: Jason Childers - Town Manager

Notes:  Phone call preferred contact

Type of Volunteer Service:
General Maintenance, repairs and cleaning

Days:
Monday - Friday 7a - 4:30p

 

Town of Wytheville Fire & Rescue Department

Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3302

Contact: Mark Brade

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning, washing apparatus, filling paperwork

 

Town of Wytheville Museums

115 W. Spiller Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3330

Contact: Frances Emerson - Museum Director; Marcella Taylor - Marketing Coordinator
Email: museum@wytheville.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Tour guide, Collections care, Assist with gift shop, Clerical, Assist with school programs, Quarterly events

Days:
Monday-Friday:  8a - 5p

 

Town of Wytheville Parks and Recreation

333 Community Blvd.
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3517

Contact: Crystal Hylton
Email:
crystalh@wytheville.org

Notes:  Call or email; Background check required at a $15 cost to the student

Type of Volunteer Service:
Pool-cleaning, Gym supervision/hall monitor; climb/youth teen center-supervision, Fitness-supervision; afterschool program

Days:
Monday-Sunday:  Times vary, call for availability

 

United Way of Southwest Virginia

PO Box 345
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.628.2160

Type of Volunteer Service:
Help in preparation and operation of fundraisers; Help in preparation of bulk mailings

Days:
Monday - Sunday:  varies during fall campaign

 

US Department of Agriculture Service Center National Resources Conservation Service

100 USDA Dr. Suite C
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.484.9373

Contact: Stephanie Johansen - Soil Conservationist and Acting District Conservationist
Email:
stephanie.johnasen@usda.gov

Type of Volunteer Service:
Assist with conservation planning
Basic office duties
Assist with surveying
Assist with fieldwork

 

Virginia Cooperative Extension-Wythe County

2110 N. 4th Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.6040

Contact: Debby Akers - Unit Administrative Assistant; Matthew Miller
Email: 
mamille6@vt.edu

Notes: Call or email 

Type of Volunteer Service:
Create public information video-need students with audio visual, production and/or communication experience
help with extension office events/activities
4-H, Ag, Family Consumer Sciences
Office help as needed
Garden/Greenhouse work

Days:
Monday - Friday; 8a-5p
Saturday and Sunday as needed

 

Wythe County Cats and Kittens

276.228.4884

Contact: Patty Midkiff

 

Wythe County Department of Social Services

290 S. 6th Street, Ste. 200
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.4685

Contact: Laura Heldreth
Email: Laura.Heldreth@dss.virginia.gov

Type of Volunteer Service:
Filing, Fuel program; Santa Shop, set up/striking shop, marking bar codes on toys, loading boxes of toys

Days:
Monday - Friday 8:30a - 4:30p

 

Wythe County Genealogical & Historical Association

P O Box 1601
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.2445

Contact: Mary Kegley - Vice President 

Type of Volunteer Service:
Office work, make copies, scan copies, library research

Days:
Monday-Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Wythe County Parks and Recreation

340 S. 6th Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.4519

Contact: Kevin Williams - Recreation Director
Email: vecpdept@wytheco.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Assist with youth recreation programs, camps, sporting activities, and park maintenance

Days:
Contact for hours

 

Wythe County Public Library

300 E. Monroe Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.4951, Ext. 25

Contact: Anita Libby - Branch Manager
Email:
alibby@wgrlib.org

Notes:  Email or phone

Type of Volunteer Service:
Shelving books
checking forms
helping with set-up
assist in children's programming

Days:
Monday - Friday 9 am - 6 pm

 

Wythe County Public Schools

1570  W. Reservoir Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.5411

Contact: Jessica Riffe - Executive Director, Foundation for Excellence
Email: 
Jessica.Riffe@wythe.k12.org

Notes:  Email or phone

Type of Volunteer Service:
Teacher/Admin Assistance
Assist with reading and other classroom activities
assist coaches; assist with kindergarten camp

Days:
Monday - Friday 8:30a - 3:30p

 

Wythe County Sheriff's Office

245 S. 4th Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.6000

Contact: Captain Chad Trivett - Captain 

Type of Volunteer Service:
Office duties
filing records
shredding articles/papers
organize equipment

Days:
Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm *Prefer a police science student with no criminal convictions

 

Wythe Refuge & Mercy House

165 S. 7th Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.620.6714

Contact: Sharon Gallimore - President
Email: sgallimore69@gmail.com

Type of Volunteer Service:
Cleaning
Painting
Yardwork
Clean basement for storage
office work
store donations

Days:
Monday - Friday 9a - 5p

 

Wythe-Bland Foundation

PO Box 90
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.228.8001

Contact: Travis Jackson - Executive Director
Email:
tjackson@wbfoundation.com

Type of Volunteer Service:
Assist with office duties and shredding of documents

Days:
Monday-Friday:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

Wytheville Lions Club

PO Box 291
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.613.1372

Contact: John W. Jones, Jr. - Treasurer
Email:
johnj@wytheville.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Clean up Holston and Peppers Ferry Road quarterly
Help set up/take down tents, and clean up carnival nightly (1 week in summer)

Days:
Saturday as needed

 

Wytheville Rotary Club

390 W. Monroe Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.233.4772

Contact: Rhonda Catron-Wood - Contact; Billy Rice - President  
Email: 
rcatronwood@wcc.vccs.edu

Type of Volunteer Service:
Students will assist with various Club projects related to community service
special projects with Wythe County, such as helping sell tickets at George Wythe High School home football games, helping set up, serve food, and clean up at the annual fundraising festival, and helping with other service projects

 

Wytheville Training School Cultural Center

410 E. Franklin Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.625.0042

Contact: Natalie Ratcliff
Email:
wtscc1952@embarqmail.com

Type of Volunteer Service:
Tutoring for elementary and high school students in all subjects

Days:
Monday - Thursday:  2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

Wytheville Training School Cultural Center

150 E. Main Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276.223.3365

Contact: Jennifer Atwell - Executive Director
Email: 
chamber@wytheville.org

Type of Volunteer Service:
Office tasks, folding, copying, mailing

Days:
Monday - Friday: Times will vary according to projects