Volunteer for the City

Share your special gifts, skills, abilities, and talents with your local government.

Volunteer in Lynchburg

Lynchburg is a network of citizens who donate time and energy in a broad range of community services. From coaching and mentoring to neighborhood cleanup campaigns to companionship and advocacy for the elderly and youth, volunteers are making a difference in Lynchburg. Here are just a few areas you can help in: Tree Stewards, Adopt-A-Street, Parks and Recreation, Neighborhood Watch, Library, Museum System and Boards and Commissions.

Tree Stewards
Museum System
Neighborhood Watch
Parks and Rec

Volunteer at Parks and Recreation

Boards and Commissions

Who Volunteers

Anyone who lives and/or works in Lynchburg and wants to make a difference in someone's life and in the overall quality of life in the City. That could be you! City volunteers include people who are:

  • Self-employed
  • Working flex-time
  • Telecommuting
  • Traditional office workers
  • Professionals
  • Skilled trades people
  • Your friends
  • Your neighbors

What It Takes

As much or as little time as you have to offer. Volunteer opportunities range from one-time projects and special events to long-term commitments. You can choose from a variety of positions to fit your schedule and interests. Whether you have a few hours a year, month or week to contribute, we need your help. Some volunteer opportunities are listed on the left side of this page.


Every life you touch will benefit from the time, energy, interest, and friendship you share in the programs and activities of Volunteer! Lynchburg. And you, in turn, will benefit by:

  • Making new friends
  • Developing new skills
  • Sharing new ideas and experiences
  • Becoming a more active member of the community
  • How to Contact Volunteer! Lynchburg


View the City of Lynchburg Internship Application

Court Ordered Community Service

If you are looking for opportunities for Court Ordered Community Service, you can contact The Old City Cemetery to inquire about landscaping work, or Public Works Buildings and Grounds Division for landscaping/litter pick up work.