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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

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.

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

Shiver in the River 2019 - General Event Day Help

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 volunteer sign-in, run information table, bag check, water/soda station. Duties includes giving volunteers drink tickets, nametags, assign tasks and provide directions of where volunteers should be and what they should be doing. In addition, volunteers are needed to provide information to event attendees (direct attendees where the race starts, where the jump is, bathrooms) and other tasks as assigned. www.shiverintheriver.com

Shiver in the River 2019 - Green Team Volunteers

Green Team Volunteers help participants recycle and divert waste effectively at Shiver in the River. Green Team Volunteers monitor “eco-stations” throughout the event grounds and make sure that recycling and trash are done right! In addition, food wastes and compostable disposables are being collected this year for composting; and Green Team helps make sure that is done right too! Volunteers are equipped with gloves and long-handled “pickers”. At volunteer check-in, you will receive a brief training on your assigned duties and about what is and is not recyclable / compostable during the event. Volunteers should be physically able to do a good bit of walking and a little lifting / changing of container liners. www.shiverintheriver.com