Volunteers and Interns

​Volunteers​​​​​​​​​​​​
​The Human Services Department is committed to community engagement and welcomes volunteers interested in strengthening families or assisting with meeting the needs of individuals in our community who live with intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders, and /or also face socio-economic challenges. Volunteer opportunities may include the following assignments:
  • Working with developmentally delayed children
  • Providing recreational activities with teens
  • Providing office support
  • Serving on Board sponsored committees
  • Serving as coaches or instructors within the Bank On program
  • Assisting with seasonal activities such as the Holiday Project​
To learn more about volunteer opportunities please contact Ms. Alice Testerman, Volunteer Services Coordinator, at (757) 385-3538 or atesterm@vbgov.com.
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Interns
Internship opportunities will be available to students from the following schools/ programs: Old Dominion University - Human Services Counseling; Norfolk State University - BSW & MSW programs; Regent University - Counseling; University of Southern California - MSW; Virginia Wesleyan College - Social Work.

​Due to limited program and supervisory availability, the department is unable to accommodate requests from students at any other school or university.  For questions or further information: email: DHSInterns@vbgov.com​​

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