Why volunteer?

Studies show people who volunteer

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

Where do I start?

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.


Tag us #ActiveSWV in pictures or posts.


Help us reach your community by signing up to distribute Active SWV’s monthly flyers to restaurants, libraries, schools, churches, and anywhere else you think is a good place to reach people. Email [email protected] to get on our flyer distribution list!

Become a community captain

A Community Captain is someone who is passionate about improving health and happiness in their community through physical activity. Volunteer to become a Community Captain and receive free training and the 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 daily. Volunteer with this after school program to help inspire and encourage youth to be healthy. 

Volunteer space with Active Places

Active Places is committed to  increasing places for safe, accessible, and free physical activity for communities in West Virginia – both indoor and outdoor. The Active Places program sources locations where our Community Captains can lead free activity programs for the community. 

get involved with workplace wellness

Active SWV’s Workplace Wellness program provides structure and support for a multi-year approach to increase physical activity and wellness in the workplace, using the CDC Health Scorecard to measure results.

Volunteer at events

Be a part of the active revolution! 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.