The Volunteers of Louisa (VOL) was initiated through the combined efforts of volunteers and non-profit organizations already serving the community. The VOL is a clearinghouse to help facilitate, promote, and recognize volunteerism in our community. The VOL is a 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization. All donations and contributions are tax deductible.



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50/50 Raffle

We will draw a name on October 18, 2014 at the Parks and Rec Fall Festival and that person wins half the money we have made on selling the tickets and our scholarship gets the other half. You could also win a $50 gift certificate to Walmart.

This is for
Volunteers of Louisa's
Scholarship Fund
Tickets are $1.00 each.

Call 540-967-6095 for information or drop by
our office at the Betty Queen Center for a ticket

The Volunteers of Louisa was initiated through the combined efforts of volunteers and non-profit organizations already serving the community.

Goal: V.O.L. will serve as a centralized clearinghouse to help facilitate, promote, and recognize volunteerism in our community.

What Does V.O.L. Do?

  • Recruit: Volunteers and match their skills and interests with local volunteer opportunities. Initiate and promote special programs and services to respond to community and individual needs.
  • Recognize: We recognize volunteers once a year at our Volunteer Recognition Reception held in April. If you know of a Volunteer that should be recognized please contact us.
  • Refer: Volunteers to human service providers.

Why Volunteer?

  • To build a stronger community
  • To share experiences as a family
  • To be a good neighbor
  • To keep active
  • To make a difference
  • To gain work experience
  • TO HAVE FUN!
Volunteers of Louisa
Board of Directors
Officers
Lee Barta
Susan Colvin
Mary O'Connell
Joy Dickens
Chairman
Vice-Chairman
Secretary
Treasurer
Members
Deborah Pettit
Sandra Woolfolk
George Franklin
Bill Patterson
June Duren
Willie Gentry
Debbie Gentry
Kate Killham
Vickie Southall
Angie Stanley
Hannah Hall, Youth Liaison
Hi, I'm Jennifer Clough, the breakfast buddy mentor leader at Jouett elementary school and we are looking for people who would like to take 30 minutes one day a week out of there time to be a good roll model to kids grades K-5. You come in and have breakfast with your buddy, talk about home and school, and have a little fun! If you would like more info., or know anyone who may be interested, please contact Laurien Jeffers at VOL.
  • A school based mentoring program which helps students who are academically at risk
  • Activities used as vehicles to implement mentoring relationships between school based mentor volunteer and student include but are not limited to reading, math, afterschool enrichment and homework, English language help Stem programs
  • A volunteer opportunity for people of all ages
  • A group of superheroes who mentor students one or more hours a week
Volunteer Commitment:
  • Minimum of one hour per week throughout the academic year
  • Volunteer placement in accordance with preferences
  • Orientation & Training Session
  • Background Check
  • Passion and dedication to empower students
Please contact Laurien Jeffers at the VOL for more information. The Humane Society is in need of volunteers for a variety of tasks from feeding animals to cleaning cages. They do accept teenagers as volunteers. If you would like to assist with our furry friends let me know. Community Animal Response Team will have classes to train you to help with animals in the event of an emergency. These four legged friends need a place to be safe too. Contact me for the name and phone number of the people in charge of this organization. Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver meals twice a month. If you are interested let me know and I will give you the contact information.

To learn more about VOL, or to obtain a volunteer nomination form, please contact VOL at 540-967-6095.

Contact the V.O.L.
The Volunteers of Louisa
c/o Laurien Jeffers
522 Industrial Drive, E
Louisa, VA 23093
director@thevol.org
(540) 967-6095

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