Volunteer! Lynchburg

 Share your special gifts, skills, abilities,and talents with your local government.

How? By joining Volunteer! Lynchburg 

... a network of citizens who donate time and energy in a broad range of community services. From coaching and mentoring to neighborhood cleanup campaigns to companionship and advocacy for the elderly and youth, volunteers are making a difference in Lynchburg. Here are just a few areas you can help in: Tree Stewards, Adopt-A-Street, Parks & Rec, Neighborhood Watch, Library, Museum System and Boards and Commissions

Apply by clicking on one of the links on the left, Tree Stewards, Adopt-A-Street, Parks & Rec, Neighborhood Watch, Library, Museum System or Boards and Commissions.

Who Volunteers?

Anyone who lives and/or works in Lynchburg and wants to make a difference in someone's life and in the overall quality of life in the City. That could be you! City volunteers include people who are: 
  • Self-employed
  • Working flex-time
  • Telecommuting                          
  • Traditional office workers             
  • Professionals
  • Skilled trades people
  • Your friends
  • Your neighbors

What Does It Take?

As much or as little time as you have to offer. Volunteer opportunities range from one-time projects and special events to long-term commitments. You can choose from a variety of positions to fit your schedule and interests. Whether you have a few hours a year, month or week to contribute, we need your help. Some volunteer opportunities are listed on the left side of this page.

Who Benefits?

Every life you touch will benefit from the time, energy, interest, and friendship you share in the programs and activities of Volunteer! Lynchburg. And you, in turn, will benefit by:
  • Making new friends   
  • Developing new skills 
  • Sharing new ideas and experiences 
  • Becoming a more active member of the community  
  • How to Contact Volunteer! Lynchburg


Click here for the City of Lynchburg INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

United Way Volunteer Opportunities

AND, if you don't see something with the City of Lynchburg, visit the United Way of Central Virginia's volunteer page (lots of opportunities in our community!

Court Ordered Community Service

If you are looking for opportunities for Court Ordered Community Service, you can contact The Old City Cemetery to inquire about landscaping work, or Public Works Buildings and Grounds Division for landscaping/litter pick up work. 

Please refer questions to:
Citizens First Info Center
(434) 856-2489