Volunteer

Opportunities

Pace partners with several Richmond-community organizations  looking for volunteers to help support their work. 
Find out how to get involved below.

priority Volunteer Opportunities

There is a groundswell of need for Food Programs right now.

The following opportunities are focused on supporting these programs. 

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VOLUNTEER AT FOOD PANTRY

In-person at Belmont

Volunteer on Thursdays or Fridays at a food pantry for the South Richmond Community (Belmont Community Resource Services). Opportunities for rides.

Grocery

GIVE TO THE FOOD PANTRY

Contactless

Give food or donate money to help support a food pantry in the greater-Richmond area.

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GIVE LOVE WITH CARDS AND MASKS

Contactless

Help create cards to support patrons receiving help from the food pantry or collect masks to for the food pantry guests.

 

Supporting volunteers

Hundreds of volunteers from United Methodist Churches around the greater-Richmond area and VCU have been working hard to care for their communities. We want to stop to give care for them. The following opportunities have been created from a collaboration with VCU Social Work interns and The Pace Center.

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CELEBRATING VOLUNTEERS

Video

Celebrate the amazing work of  United Methodist Church and VCU student volunteers by watching and sharing this compilation video. 

Virtual Team Meeting

GROUP REFLECTION

Zoom Conversation

The COVID Missions Task Force for the UMC Richmond District is creating a space where volunteers can come together and express how they are feeling as it relates to volunteering under the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Any and all volunteers are welcome to participate in both the virtual reflection via zoom.

 

November 10, 2020 | 11:00 am

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3796423694

or Call: (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 379 642 3694 

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ART REFLECTION

Contactless

Create something (poem, prayer, music, painting, picture, etc.) that you would want to add to a time capsule for future generations to find. Use this question to guide what you create: How do you feel you have impacted individuals and/or communities during the COVID-19 pandemic?

 

Deadline for art activity: February 15

Ways to submit:

  • Email to director@thepacecenter.com

  • Mail to PO Box 5161, Richmond, VA 23222

  • Drop off at The Pace Center - 700 Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23222

  • Upload a picture to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and use the #rvaUMCmissions

 

Questions? Email director@thepacecenter.com

 

more Opportunities

Even more ways to get involved. 
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In person

VOLUNTEER GARDEN DAY

Help Pace stay neat and tidy by weeding, mulching, and planting. 

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With your church group

WELCOME PLANTS

Decorate pots and plant succulents as welcome gifts for VCU freshman

Teacher Helping Student

In person

TUTORING

Help support the education of students in south-side Richmond. 

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In Person

DONATE BLOOD

Pace will be hosting over 10 American Red Cross Blood Drives in Spring 2021. Save a Life - Register Now.