Why Volunteer?

Studies show people who volunteer:

  • have lower mortality rates
  • have a greater functional ability
  • have lower rates of depression
  • develop leadership skills
  • accumulate community service hours
  • are accountable to their own physical fitness
  • have fun experiences and gain friendships

Contact us today! (304) 254-8488 or [email protected]

Spread the Word

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

Step 1) Like  and follow 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 Active SWV’s 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 improving health and happiness in their community through physical activity. Volunteer to become a Community Captain and receive the free training and support you need to lead others in weekly physical activity programs.

Become a Kids Run Club Coach

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

Volunteer at Events

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