Community and Volunteer Opportunities

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The Chesterfield Health District (CHD) is a division of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The CHD is comprised of the counties of Chesterfield and Powhatan and the city of Colonial Heights. VDH distributes COVID-19 vaccines to local health districts, such as CHD, which then administer the vaccine to eligible individuals within the health district, according to phases set by VDH. For current vaccination data for Chesterfield County and the Chesterfield Health District, as well as overall vaccination data for Greater Richmond region localities, visit the Chesterfield COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard. To find a COVID-19 vaccine near you, visit VaccineFinder.org

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Chesterfield County is filled with talented, willing volunteers - and we want to make sure you know how you can help! There are opportunities for everyone to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page provides links to community and volunteer opportunities. #InThisTogether

Visit Chesterfield County’s Office of Community Engagement and Volunteerism, part of the Department of Citizen Information and Resources, for the most up-to-date information on ways you can help. 

Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund

The Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund will be administered as a public-private partnership between philanthropy, government and the nonprofit sector to address the most immediate urgent needs, as well as the longer-term effects of the pandemic and community recovery. To learn more about this fund and how to contribute, please visit the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond.

American Red Cross - Call for Blood Donation

The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Donating blood is a safe process and people should not hesitate to give or receive blood. If you have recovered from COVID-19, the plasma from your blood donation could help treat patients currently fighting the virus. Help end the convalescent plasma shortage – give blood! Schedule an appointment to donate blood with the American Red Cross. 

HandsOn Greater Richmond

HandsOn Greater Richmond is a volunteer database that allows people to volunteer in many areas; this database will help volunteers stay connected with all sorts of opportunities they may feel passionate about. Register for a HandsOn Great Richmond volunteer account.

Chesterfield Food Bank

The Chesterfield Food Bank is distributing their largest numbers ever and can always use volunteers.

For Richmond

For Richmond unites churches under a common cause - to transform the community in which they reside. Churches are enrolled with For Richmond will be able to partner with service needs such as food and chores for seniors through the faith-based community. View the For Richmond COVID-19 response plan.