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The Capital Region Collaborative brings together government, business, and community partners to identify priorities to improve the quality of life across the Richmond Region of Virginia. Volunteerism is a key strategy in moving the indicators in those areas forward and YOU can be a part of it.


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Projects That Need Some Love

Covington Tree Planting

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is dedicated to leading, supporting, and inspiring local action to restore and protect the lands, rivers and streams of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is working with Reedy Creek Coalition and the Richmond Parks Department to plant over 40 trees along Reedy Creek. Volunteers will plant trees, dig small holes, mulch, and remove invasives. No experience is required. Volunteers should wear clothes appropriate for working outdoors. All tools and gardening gloves will be provided. Volunteers should bring a waterbottle.

Paint Out Pollution Storm Drain Art

This is a unique volunteer opportunity to create awareness with art! Paint Out Pollution is a project that increases public awareness of stormwater pollution and celebrates the native plant and animal species that call the James River home. Volunteers will use spray spaint and stencils of native James River species to create art on storm drains.

Art on Wheels: Paint Out Pollution Chesterfield

This is a unique volunteer opportunity to create awareness with art! Paint Out Pollution is a project that increases public awareness of stormwater pollution and celebrates the native plant and animal species that call the James River home. The James River Association, Art on Wheels, and Chesterfield County are looking for 25 volunteers to install art on storm drains using spray paint and stencils. Volunteers should meet at the Community Development Building at 9800 Government Center Parkway, Chesterfield 23832. From there, we will split into teams. Please contact volunteer@jrava.org with any questions.

Shiver in the River 2019 - Pre Event Set Up

Shiver in the River is the coolest winter festival in RVA! Individuals and groups will clean up litter and recyclables in the Tredegar and surrounding areas, walk or run in a 5K, and jump in the chilly James River. Help is needed to set up signs, tables and chairs, and unload boxes the afternoon before the big event. Ideal for students. No heavy lifting. www.shiverintheriver.com

Shiver in the River 2019 - Event Set Up

Shiver in the River is the coolest winter festival in RVA! Individuals and groups will clean up litter and recyclables in the Tredegar and surrounding areas, walk or run in a 5K, and jump in the chilly James River. Help is needed to make sure all signs are up, tables and chairs are set, supplies are at tables as needed, boxes are unloaded etc. the morning of the event. Ideal for students. No heavy lifting. www.shiverintheriver.com

Shiver in the River 2019 - Registration and Check In

Shiver in the River is the coolest winter festival in RVA! Individuals and groups will clean up litter and recyclables in the Tredegar and surrounding areas, walk or run in a 5K, and jump in the chilly James River. Volunteers needed for event/participant check-in. Must like interacting with people and working at a fast pace. Duties includes registration, moving items to and from tables, accepting tickets and forms, and other tasks as assigned. www.shiverintheriver.com