Community Work-Study

The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) offers students with Federal Work-Study (FWS) a variety of opportunities to earn their award serving in the Richmond community.

Through the Community Work-Study (CWS) Program, students may work directly with contracted nonprofit or governmental organizations in a variety of issue areas. This is a full semester (preferably a full year) commitment, and a regular work schedule of at least four hours per week is required for participation in the program.

If you would like to participate in the Community Work-Study Program, please fill out our Interest FormThe following organizations are current CWS sites.

Arts & Culture 

ART 180
Art for the Journey
Science Museum of Virginia
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Sacred Heart Center
The Virginia Home

Economic, Workforce, & Regional Development

United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg
The Metropolitan Business League


Girls for a Change
Girls Like Me
Henrico Education Foundation
Higher Achievement
Podium RVA
Read to Them
Youth Life Foundation of Richmond

Healthcare & Public Health

Birth in Color RVA
Goochland Cares
Health Brigade
Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center
Ronald McDonald House
The Doorways
World Pediatric Project

Housing & Homelessness

Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity 
Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia

Public Policy & Government

Legal Aid Justice Center
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy
Voices for Virginia's Children 

Immigration & Resettlement

International Rescue Committee
ReEstablish Richmond

Sustainability, Food Access, & Environmental Conservation

Feed More
James River Association

Shalom Farms