Volunteers are an invaluable part of our team here at Blue Ridge Women’s Center, and we’re so grateful for those who give their time. We rely on people who truly care about the families we serve to equip, support, and love every woman and man who walk through our doors.
To donate your time and talents at the center, please read over our Commitment to Care form and our Statement of Faith. Then, fill out our online application below or print one off. You must also provide two non-family member references.
Your references may also fill out the form online here.
Help us process a completed baby bottle campaign by emptying bottles of coins, sorting cash and checks, and recording details of what was processed.
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours on an occasional basis
Serve as the point of contact between BRWC and your church or business by sharing BRWC news, events, special needs and prayer requests. Also help organize groups from your business or church for special events such as the annual Walk for Life, Center tours, baby bottle campaigns and our annual banquet.
Time Commitment: varies
Cleaning the bathrooms and kitchen, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, and collecting trash. Laundering and folding sheets and towels used during ultrasounds. Also, occasional cleaning jobs such as washing windows or other special projects.
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours weekly
After completing a 10 week training course taught at BRWC and developing your counseling skills during a period of internship, you will care for our clients, providing information on community resources and giving ongoing support. A BRWC advocate must care deeply about clients, believe in the value of every human life, listen with empathy and understanding, and connect across cultural differences.
Time Commitment: One 2.5 – 3 hour shift each week after the completion of training.
BRWC maintains an inhouse “baby store” stocked with a large selection of baby clothing, equipment, diapers, baby bedding, and formula which is used by clients participating in our Parenting Program.
- Sorters – Following established guidelines, sort donations.
- Stockers – Following established guidelines, take sorted items and organize and stock these items in our store.
Time Commitment: 1 – 2 hours weekly
Represent BRWC at various events in the community such as baby bottle campaign kick-offs, VBS programs, youth groups, baby showers, diaper drives, etc. Answer questions and hand out materials.
Time Commitment: 2 – 3 hours as needed for an event
Write thank you notes, make phone calls, make photocopies, assemble client packets, assist with mass mailings, run errands, prep baby bottles for outgoing campaigns.
Time Commitment: 1 – 2 hours as needed
General weeding, trimming, watering, and picking up litter around the property.
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours weekly or every other week from spring to fall
Provide nursing care and administer medical services offered to meet client needs, such as pregnancy tests and STD testing. Must hold a current Registered Nurse’s License in good standing with the Medical Board of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Time Commitment: 2 – 4 hours weekly
Assist Parenting Program clients in the baby store with selecting appropriate baby items.
Time Commitment: 2 – 3 hours weekly
Perform limited obstetric ultrasounds, implement medical services, and provide patient education. Volunteer sonographer must hold a current Registered Sonographer’s License in good standing with the Medical Board of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Time Commitment: 2 – 4 hours weekly
Pick up and transport unused donations to Agape on Thursday mornings between 10 AM – 2 PM.
Time Commitment: Approximately 1 hour weekly or every other week
Be present as a silent support person during ultrasound exams. (No medical background or experience required.)
Time Commitment: 1.5 – 3 hours weekly
Any professional services you wish to volunteer. Examples include, but are not limited to: