UVA Employee Volunteer Center
The University of Virginia is committed to partnering with organizations in Charlottesville and the surrounding counties to create a more just, equitable, and sustainable community. Efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19 are causing disruption and stress not only for employees across UVA, but also for community members and neighbors across Central Virginia. Charlottesville is seeing a growing need for volunteer assistance in the community. At the same time, the University is fielding a growing number of inquiries related to volunteer efforts, offers to help, and offers of donations of supplies.
The UVA Employee Volunteer Center coordinates the University’s involvement in this important work. Staffed by representatives from the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Outreach, the Office of Community Partnerships at UVA Health, UVA Human Resources, the Equity Center, and the Office of Economic Development, this Center:
- Directs UVA employees wishing to volunteer towards critical needs and long-term recovery needs
- Provides volunteer guidelines for personal health and safety
- Connects volunteers who have specific expertise to those in need of that expertise, where possible
- Fields offers for donation of supplies and connects them with agencies with known needs