Youth Volunteer Opportunities

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Global Youth Service Day

 Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world held each April and the only one dedicated to youth.  For the past decade, thousands of Hanover youth have participated in or led one of Hanover's many registered GYSD service projects.

Registration for planning team and other information will be available in October.

Youth Leadership Corps

This group of youth attends a workshop in December to plan their own Global Youth Service Day project. Open to youth ages 13 and up. Registration opens each October.

Youth Planning Coalition

Open to youth ages 10 and up, the Youth Planning Coalition plans the annual Global Youth Service Day service fair that takes place each March.  Registration opens each October. 

Election Page Program

A high school student can apply to serve as an election page. Election pages help out at polling places. Among other duties, they assist voters who are elderly or have a disability. Contact your high school government teacher for more information or call the Voter Registration and Elections Office.

Explorer Post 606

Explorer Post 606 is open to Hanover County youth ages 14 to 20 years of age. Members receive law enforcement training, citizenship and character education while gaining experience in leadership roles. The post routinely provides community service by assisting the deputies with crime prevention activities, fingerprinting of children and traffic control at community events.

Hanover 4-H Clubs

Hanover 4-H provides experiences in a variety of interest areas, from handling livestock to showing horses, and from community service to 4-H camp, there are endless opportunities for you to become involved with 4-H and meet other awesome youth.

Hanover Youth Service Council

The Hanover Youth Service Council (HYSC) consists of 35 middle and high school students from Hanover County selected for their dedication to service and leadership. Group members promote youth volunteerism, leadership and conduct service projects in and around Hanover.

Email us or call 804-365-4300 for more information.

Parks & Recreation Volunteer Programs

Parks and Recreation Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities in the Community?

Check out HandsOn or our local Youth Opportunities Flyer