Activities available throughout greater Williamsburg

Vibrant Life Ministries—For the homeless, based in Williamsburg, needs mentors to help clients follow through on developing self-sufficiency, drivers, assistance with fundraising and special events, help with clerical work, people to pick up clothing and food donations occasionally, etc. 258-8575.

Volunteer Emergency Families for Children—Seeking families to provide short-term shelter care to children and youths from Williamsburg and the surrounding areas. In-depth training and support provided. 897-0535 or tpickard@vefc.org.

Waller Mill Park—Needs volunteers for its Friends of the Park Volunteer program, including trail maintenance, landscape, park monitor, dog park monitor, program leaders, and special events. 259-3778.

Watermen’s Museum—Docents needed at the museum 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 887-2641.

Williamsburg-James City Head Start—Needs volunteers to assist with daily activities. 229-6417.

Williamsburg AIDS Network—Nonprofit organization offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including mailings, clerical work, providing outreach materials to the community, participating in the agency’s events. 220-4606 or e-mail info@williamsburgaidsnetwork.org.

Williamsburg Faith in Action—Provides assistance with daily tasks to elderly and physically disabled adults. 258-5890.

Williamsburg/Peninsula Lupus chapter—Volunteers needed to expand the group, including fundraising and promoting awareness across greater Williamsburg and the Peninsula. 3hunts@cox.net

Williamsburg Walks the Talk—Male and female volunteer mentors are needed to assist ex-offenders make a smooth transition back to the community as productive citizens. 876-8161 or dbenedict@tni.net.

York River State Park—Volunteers are needed to help with special events, trail projects, landscaping, interpretive projects, visitor services, resource management and park maintenance. 566-3036.