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AT RIGHT:
Judy Dickerson (inside
left) with her AARP
walking group.

work. Fact is, if you have a hobby, a skill
or simply an interest, it is highly likely that
you can find a volunteer outlet for it."
In the Roanoke Valley, you can visit
greatnonprofits.org/city/roanoke/VA and
get a basic handle on what is available for
people who have time and interest.
HandsOn Blue Ridge is a volunteer
center and an affiliate of the Points of
Light's HandsOn Network. It connects

people with opportunities through its
handsonblueridge.org volunteer database,
working with Nonprofit Roanoke. They
work with agencies, businesses and the
like to help increase skills in recruiting,

Volunteer Opportunities in
the Roanoke Valley

From veteran Roanoke area volunteer Judy Dickerson: "Active, in-person
volunteering has become more difficult since the pandemic has closed off
so many places. We each need to become more creative in our choices.
For anyone looking for worthwhile volunteer opportunities, check out
this list."
Church, temple, synagogue
Elementary, middle, high schools-city and county
Libraries: rvl.overdrive.com
Rotary Club: rotary.org
Lions Club: citypedia.com/Fast-Search‎
Big Brothers/Big Sisters: bigslittles.org
Rescue Mission: downtownroanoke.org/go/rescue-mission-ministries
Ram House: raminc.org/
Salvation Army: virginiasalvationarmy.org/roanokeva
Jefferson Center: jeffcenter.org
Roanoke Symphony: rso.com
The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport: roanokeairport.com
The Science Museum of Southwest Virginia: smwv.org
The Taubman Museum of Art: taubmanmuseum.org
LOA (Local Office on Aging) Soup for Seniors food drive/ Let's Do
Lunch/ VICAP: loaa.org
AARP-Tax-aide/Driver's Safety-create the good: aarp.org

managing, retain and finding volunteers.
It also provides management training and
consultation. For additional information,
call 540-985-0131, extension 502 (or 503
for RSVP).
AARP Roanoke (for which Dickerson
is a significant volunteer) is perhaps
the premier program for older adults
looking to volunteer. Its information is at
local.aarp.org/roanoke-va/volunteering.
Additionally, the Roanoke Valley Retired
and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is
one of the largest volunteer networks
in the nation for the aging. Service
opportunities include:
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