- Engaged with 41,302 people in 2016.
- 20,415 adults engaged in 51,107.77 hours of service in 2016.
- 19,208 youth reported 257,028.99 hours of service in 2016.
- 1,008 adults participating in Transformative Leadership programs, workshops, and consultations received 3,506.05 hours of training in 2016.
- 711 youth received 2,321.5 hours of leadership training.
- In 2016, we partnered with 140 nonprofit agencies, 40 area schools, and 47 local businesses.
“The more and more you volunteer, the more you recognize the power your actions have, that develops into the idea that your actions can make a difference in the world and you should continue doing that.” – Catherine Latour, Washington and Lee University student, Former VCL Board Member and United Way Youth Division MemberVolunteer Opportunities
“I am elated that I got involved when I did, and I am most appreciative that you all have supported me through many of the Volunteer Center programs.” – Laura Thomas, leadership program participant
“The Volunteer Center drives us to reach out in the community and not be passive. The resources they provide to find appropriate opportunities are great! In addition to volunteering, our students also gain valuable leadership skills.” – Tana Askins, School Sponsor, Evans Middle School
“Our relationship with the Volunteer Center has been the most beneficial partnership we have on the local level. Vo l u n te e r s h av e b e e n a b l e to f i n d opportunities to help the prison, both onsite and remotely, and the impact of this assistance has made a sizeable difference forthe patients and staff alike.” – Rebecca Ramirez, TTUHSC Montford Prison Unit, Agency Partner
“This [partnership] is awesome! As glad as y’all are for our help [with volunteer projects], we are equally excited to be part of it! We are looking forward to these upcoming events. Thank y’all so much!” – Carlos Rodriguez, Assistant Store Manager, Kohl’s