Army Volunteer Corps (AVC)
Fort Lee Virginia, Army Community Service
Who We Are
The Army Volunteer Corps (AVC) is a framework to connect volunteers to the Army in addition to the organization in which they give their service. Whether you are a volunteer with a Family Readiness Group, Army Family Team Building, the Thrift Shop, Youth Services or the Chapel, you are part of the AVC. The AVC respects individual programs, organizations and military units that utilize volunteers as it links together Army volunteers throughout the community.
Administrative, medical, mentoring and instructing/coaching are just a few of the jobs outlined in the job bank. Agencies: American Red Cross, Army Community Service, Installation Chapel Services, BOSS, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Thrift Shop, Youth Sports, Junior Achievement, Petersburg National Battlefield, Youth Center Volunteers, Lee Playhouse, U.S. Army QM Foundation, U.S. Army Women's Museum, Army Family Team Building, Tax Center… just to name a few.
Many agencies have flexible requirements. You can volunteer for a day, an evening, a one-time event or ongoing activities for as long as you desire.
To the Volunteer: Contribute to the community, meet new people, share expertise, be challenged and enrich the quality of life for Soldiers, Families and civilians!
Each agency has its own orientation and training available. Some include: First Aid, office administration, tax preparation, train-the-trainer, coaching skills, etc.
Training offered: Supervision of Volunteers, Conflict Management, Writing Job Descriptions, Record Keeping, Effective Leadership Skills, Team Building, Recruiting/Marketing Opportunities, etc.
For more information, contact Army Community Service at (804) 734-6388.