Why Volunteer

Studies show people who volunteer gain:

  • lower mortality rates
  • greater functional ability
  • lower rates of depression
  • develop leadership skills
  • community service hours
  • accountability to their own physical fitness
  • fun experiences and friendship

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Spread the Word

One easy way to support Active SWV is to connect your friends and family to our programs!

Step 1) Like us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and share our posts.

Step 2) Don’t miss out! Sign up for our Newsletter today!

Step 3) #ActiveSWV in pictures or posts.

Step 4) Help us reach your community by signing up to distribute monthly fliers to restaurants, libraries, schools, cafes, churches, and anywhere else you think is a good place to reach people. Email [email protected] to get on our flier distribution list!

Become a Community Captain

A Community Captain is a neighbor, friend, or family member who is passionate about strengthening their community to become healthy and happy through physical activity. Volunteer to become a Community Captain and receive the free training and support you need to lead others in a weekly physical activity program.

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Become a Kids Run Club Coach

The Active SWV Kids Run program believes in the value of encouraging youth to be physically active on a daily basis. Volunteer in this after school program to help inspire and encourage youth to be healthy.

Follow the manual. It’s easy and fun!

Volunteer at Events

Active SWV encourages southern West Virginians to lead an active lifestyle by creating opportunities for people to participate in healthy events. Help promote a healthy and happy southern West Virginia by volunteering for Active SWV events. Volunteers are needed to set up, direct, and cheer on participants! Be a part of the active revolution.

Helping with directions is a really big deal!


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