CHS is always looking for volunteers to assist with our programs, special events, and other projects. We are seeking individuals willing to dedicate at least a year of their time to the agency. An orientation and application is required.

If you’d more information about volunteering with CHS, please contact:

Lauren Weidner, Outreach and Training Specialist
804-353-0191 ext. 330

If you’d like to complete our Volunteer Application, please click here.


Kid’s Club

Kid’s Club is held several times throughout the year and is a time when we take adopted youth on outings and provide a day of respite for parents. Read more about Kid’s Club by clicking here.

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Sponsor a Kid’s Club
  • Provide snacks and water
  • Chaperone a trip

The Possibilities Project

This is our newest program at CHS. We provide housing and independent living services for youth ages 18-25 who have aged out of foster care. Read more about The Possibilities Project by clicking here.

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Host a workshop or skill group
  • Provide groceries or toiletries for a youth in the program


CHS Annual Book Sale at the Carytown Watermelon Festival

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Hirsch Oriental Rugs
3117 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA

Volunteers are needed for:

  • Holding book drives and collecting gently used books
  • Selling and sorting books during the sale
  • All books are to be donated by August 1, 2017

All proceeds from the sale will benefit our mission to build strong permanent families and lifelong relationships.