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Call for Employers: VCU Nonprofit & Social Services Career & Internship Fair

Find the right talent to meet your diverse recruitment needs during the annual Nonprofit and Social Services Career Fair at Virginia Commonwealth University.

VCU students are committed to serving their community and contribute more than 1.3 million hours of community service annually so they can develop skills to be successful in their careers. Whether you are seeking volunteers, interns, part or full-time employees, we are excited to connect you to our talented students.

More than 300 students are anticipated to attend and are interested in pursuing careers and internships in the nonprofit and social services sectors.


Event Details

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Location: Virginia Commonwealth University, University Student Commons, 2nd floor 907 Floyd Ave. Richmond, VA 23284

Employers Register Here:  http://bit.ly/2MCBfru

There is no fee to attend this event as an employer, but registration is required and includes one table, two chairs, complimentary parking for one vehicle, employer lounge with refreshments and publicity.

Confirmed Employers Attending

  • Blue Sky Fund
  • Bon Secours Health Systems – Hospice Care
  • Children’s Museum of Richmond
  • ChildSavers
  • Compass Counseling Services of NOVA
  • Counseling Alliance of Virginia
  • Daily Planet Health Services
  • Diversity Training & Support Center
  • Dominion Youth Services
  • Edu-Futuro
  • Elk Hill Farm, Inc.
  • Engage, The Foundation
  • Humana
  • Impact – Impact
  • Integrated Health Services
  • Intercept
  • Lead Virginia
  • Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton
  • New Virginia Majority
  • OAR of Richmond
  • Peace Corps – Volunteer Recruitment and Selection
  • Recognizing Children’s Gifts Behavioral Health Network
  • Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity
  • Richmond SPCA
  • Richmond Urban Ministry Institute
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond
  • ServiceSource, Inc.
  • Simple Intervention
  • Soles4Souls
  • Sunodía Prayer Counseling
  • Teach For America
  • The Aspen Institute
  • The Choice Program at UMBC
  • The Valentine
  • Therapeutic Alliance, LLC
  • UMFS non-profit for children (VA)
  • University of Richmond, School of Professional & Continuing Studies
  • VCU Division of Community Engagement
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Global Education Office
  • Weinstein JCC Youth and Family
  • Westview on the James
  • World Pediatric Project
  • YMCA of Greater Richmond

See you there!




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Regional Nonprofit & Social Services Career Fair with VCU & ConnectVA

Get ready. Get set. Get registered.

Nonprofit and Social Services Fair
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virginia Commonwealth University
Commonwealth Ballroom, University Student Commons

Find the right talent to meet your diverse recruitment needs during our annual Nonprofit and Social Services Career Fair. This three hour event draws several hundred students each year from a broad range of disciplines, including arts, business, communications, and the sciences.

We invite you to join us for what will be an engaging and informative afternoon for students and the nonprofit community (and yes, the event is open to all job seekers).

Best of all, Registration is free!

How to register (Employers):

Registration is now live. Log in to HireVCURams today to secure your place at our free annual fair.

After logging in, please register by:

  • Selecting the “Career Events” tab at the top
  • Next, select “Search” from the drop-down list under “Career Events”
  • Enter “Nonprofit” in the search field and click search

Finally, select the blue “Register” link on the far right

Should you have any questions, please contact VCU Career Services at HireVCURams@vcu.edu or call 804-828-1645.

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