• Volunteering Opportunites


    Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve - Help preserve manager remove invasive plants. Equipment is provided. Bring your own work gloves. Seasonal. (703) 507-5165


    Blue Ridge Center

    General gardening projects, cleaning up of interpretive signage, and more.


    Blue Ridge Hospice

    Help sort merchandise. (540) 536-5210


    Claude Moore Community Builders:

    Loudoun Cares also manages the Claude Moore Community Builders youth volunteer program. This program runs from June to March each year. Applications are received in May. If you are interested in this program, check out the CMCB page on the Loudoun Cares website for more information.


    Heritage Farm Museum: Kid's Night at the Museum

    Second Saturday of each month. Volunteers are needed to help every Kid's Night at the Heritage Farm Museum located on the grounds of Claude Moore Park at 21668 Heritage Farm Lane in Sterling. To volunteer, contact Mrs. Christie Love, Co-Director of the Heritage Farm Museum at 571/258-3800


    Heritage Farm Museum: Home For The Holidays

    Volunteers help families celebrate winter break! Volunteers are needed to assist kids with crafts and games, gallery and kids area monitoring, customer service and general gallery maintenance. The Museum is located on the grounds of Claude Moore Park at 21668 Heritage Farm Lane in Sterling. To volunteer, contact Mrs. Christie Love, Co-Director of the Heritage Farm Museum at 571/258-3800.


    LINK Against Hunger

    Non-profit organization that exists to provide emergency food to people in Herndon, Sterling, and Ashburn. The all-volunteer staff members at LINK believe in the power of selfless service and the importance of providing people in crisis with unconditional love.


    Loudoun Animal Shelter

    Requirement is at least 8 hours per month for 6 months. This is a long-term commitment.


    Loudoun Cares Volunteer Center

    Loudoun Cares is an organization that is designed to connect the citizens of Loudoun County with an unlimited amount of volunteer opportunities in the area. Through the Loudoun Cares Volunteer Center website, teens can find and sign up for volunteer opportunities that interest them, help those in need, and track their service hours to receive recognition.

    How to find volunteer opportunities: http://volunteer.loudouncares.org/


    Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers

    A nonprofit charity that assists elderly and disabled adults across the country. The Student Caregiver program is offered to students age 12-18 and enables students to volunteer in (a) group projects and (b) teams of 2 to 4 students with one vetted adult volunteer (usually a parent or teacher). SC teams are then set-up with either an individual care receiver who is seeking supportive services from LVC. Services may include: shopping, walking, playing games, light housekeeping, reading, or yard work. Contact Davanna Black, Student Volunteer Coordinator, with questions and/or requests for information by calling 703-779-8617.


    Make a Wish Foundation

    Spanish speakers needed to help children with life-threatening illnesses. 301-962-9474


    MADD Loudoun

    Volunteers assemble ribbons for the annual Tie One On for Safety campaign. Stores and businesses are needed to distribute the ribbons. Students can receive two community service hours for every 500 ribbons. 703-771-8127, maddloudoun@aol.com


    Medical Explorers Program

    This program is run by the Community Affairs Department through Inova Loudoun Hospital. This program provides high school freshmen through seniors opportunity to explore different careers in the medical field for high school freshmen through seniors. Call 703-858-8818 for more information.



    Work at an organization that trains therapy dogs for classrooms, nursing homes and hospitals. Dog handlers, administrators, directors of community outreach, webmaster and web content manager are needed.


    Wheatland Farm Equestrian Center

    Volunteers are always needed in our riding program, KidsKare Salon, and our event planning.



  • Volunteering Opportunites  
    Ag-Discovery Program

    Are you looking for a unique summer internship with an opportunity to live and study on a college campus?

    Ag-Discovery is a summer outreach program to help teenagers explore careers in plant and animal science, wildlife management, agribusiness, and much more. To learn more :https://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/aphis_general/bro-agdiscovery.pdf


    The Janelia-LCPS Summer Internship Program will offer high school students attending Loudoun County Public Schools the opportunity to spend 8 weeks at Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus, performing research using state-of-the-art technology and methods to answer questions in biology and computational science under the guidance of group leaders, scientists and engineers. Selected students will have the opportunity to attend seminars by Janelia researchers, as well as to participate in journal clubs and other events.


    The Radford University College of Science and Technology Summer Bridge program

    To learn more, please visit http://www.radford.edu/content/csat/home/summer-bridge.html/

    Email: rucsat@radford.edu

    Call: 540-831-6277


    In conjunction with the Curry School of Education, the University of Virginia announces the 39th year of its residential summer program for gifted and/or high ability students.





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Last Modified on October 17, 2023