Volunteer Services

Goal


To enhance the services and capabilities of York-Poquoson Social Services by utilizing the skills and talents of volunteers.

Objectives


  • To supplement, extend and enhance the services and activities of York-Poquoson Social Services.
  • To involve the community in activities related to services to the indigent population of York County and the City of Poquoson.
  • To promote and recognize volunteerism in Virginia.

Eligible Persons


Any individual, without regard to race, religion, sex, age, income level or handicapping condition, is eligible to be considered for participation in all volunteer activities of York-Poquoson Social Services and to have his/her Volunteer Services Application received and reviewed for an appropriate assignment.

Services


Agency volunteers provide the following services:
  • Furniture and appliance pick-up and delivery
  • Housing repair and rehabilitation
  • Mentoring
  • Outreach to elderly
  • Transportation

Donations


The agency welcomes support from our York County and Poquoson citizens, community and civic groups and businesses including:
  • In-Kind Donations:
    • Baby diapers - all sizes
    • Children's books
    • Cleaning products
    • Furniture and appliances
    • Hygiene products
    • Non-perishable food items/grocery store gift cards
    • Used cars
  • Monetary donations to help children and families, elderly/disabled residents in need.