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0 Interested In CERT or a CERT Member


The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area. CERT trains county residents in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. By applying to this opportunity, it acts a marker that will allow you to receive the CERT emails and notifications for upcoming classes.

Historic Huntley Greeter


Do you love history and interacting with the public? Then join us to greet visitors at our Historic Huntley house! This opportunity takes place on Saturdays during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Purpose: To assist visitors in enjoying Fairfax County's parks and understanding historic, architecture, and land use related topics. Duties: Welcomes visitors upon arrival at Historic Huntley and Huntley Meadows Park. Provides information about the house, outbuildings, grounds, and the park, as well as the park's basic operations, including facilities, programs, and rules. Assists with Historic Huntley programs by serving patrons of the programs their food and beverage and removing and cleaning items used for the program. Hours of Operation: Hours vary seasonally

Assistant Afternoon Program Leader- Huntley Meadows Park


Join us on weekday afternoons to help teach children and have fun doing it!This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone with a passion for the outdoors and a drive to help instill it in a new generation. Purpose: To instill in children, 5 - 14 yrs an appreciation and understanding of their natural and cultural heritage. Duties: Assists program leader with both indoor and outdoor children's programs, offered at the park. Programs are scheduled in the mornings, meet once a week between 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m., and run for six to eight weeks. Hours of Operation: Hours vary seasonally

Assistant AM School Program Leader- Huntley Meadows Park


Lots of localelementary schools come to Huntley Meadows on field trips. During their visit children learn all about wetlands, as well as the animals, plants, and history of this important habitat. We would love your help in leading these school children on walks around our trails. This is a weekday opportunity. Purpose: To instill in school-age children an appreciation and understanding of their natural and cultural heritage. Duties: Assists program leader with both indoor and outdoor children's programs, offered at the park. School programs are scheduled in the mornings between 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Hours of Operation: Hours vary seasonally

Meals on Wheels Drivers


Meals on Wheels Drivers pick up meals and deliver them to individuals on a specific route. Routes take a maximum of 2 hours to deliver all meals. Deliveries are made midday Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, except in the Annandale/FallsChurch region, where it's done Monday through Friday. Deliveries can be made by an individual or as part of a volunteer group. Opportunities available throughout Fairfax County close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday midday.

Social Visitors


Social Visitors provide socialization through regular visits to individuals in their homes. Visit older adults or adults with disabilitieswho need company and help people who feel isolated. Flexible schedule. Opportunities available throughout Fairfax County close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible schedule.

17 and under Youth Volunteer


Under 18 volunteers have the opportunity to volunteer as assistants, social companions, musicians, and more, at senior centers and adult day health care centers. Hours of Operation: Flexible schedule.

Senior Center Kingstowne Center for Active Adults Art Instructor


The Kingstowne Center for Active Adults is looking for an Art Instructor, class to meet once a week in the afternoon on Monday, Tuesday, or Friday. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am-4pm

General Volunteer Solutions


Volunteer Solutions provides meaningful opportunities toimprove the lives ofolder adults or adults with disabilities living in Fairfax County. Volunteers make a difference by delivering Meals on Wheels, helping with grocery shopping, medical appointments, or othererrands. They also do social visiting for people in the community who are isolated. There are manyotherways to support older adult participants at Senior Centers or Adult Day Health Care centers as well.Volunteer Solutions opportunities aboundthroughout Fairfax County, close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible. Weekdays

On-Call Volunteers Needed


Have you always wanted to volunteer? Do you have a passion for the safety and well-being of children? Do you wish there was more time in the day so you could volunteer for opportunities that support children and families? If you answered yes to the previous questions, then this may be the opportunity for you! Volunteer and Partner Services is recruiting volunteersfor one-time events. Special projects and events are in different locations throughout Fairfax County. There is no weekly commitment to volunteer, we just ask that you are willing to be on-call fora year and commit to helping out with at least 5 special projects during theyear. SpecialProjects and Events would include: Helping with child-care Helping with an event- set up, take down, pictures, sign-in, etc Transporting client to appointment Arts and crafts projects Entering data Preparing dinners for programs Translations and interpretation services Photographing events Helping with tables at fairs and events And many more!

Senior Center Herndon Computer Lab Assistant


The Herndon Senior Center is looking for a computer lab assistant, on Mondays from 5:00-6:00pm,to assist participants with computertasks.Some task examples aremanagingemail, searching the internet, and use of Facebook.

Front Desk Associate - Customer Service


To meet the sites goal of excellence in customer service and foster an appreciation of recreational opportunities in the local community. Purpose: To meet the site's goal of excellence in customer service and foster an appreciation of recreational opportunities in the local community. Duties: Greet the public and orient them to the facility, inform visitors about site rules and programs, check user passes, answer phone calls and inquiries, assist with programs and projects as needed, help to take care of the front desk equipment and working area, and may handle sales of passes and/or other site specific items. Benefits: Free RECenter facility use: *Park Services and *Resource Management volunteers who maintain an average of four hours of service per week or three weekly classes per class session as an Adapted Aquatics assistant, can use ANY RECenter's general facilities free of charge. Free RECenter classes: *Park Service and *Resource Management volunteers who have served a minimum of 32 hours and maintain an average of eight hours of service per week, or volunteer as an Adapted Aquatics assistant for four weekly classes, per class session are eligible to take one free FCPA Parktakes class per session on a space available basis. Family Discount Pass: All FCPA volunteers are entitled to purchase a 25-visit pass for their family use to any RECenter at a special county employee rate. Ten Percent Merchandise Discount: *Park Service, *Resource Management and *Golf volunteers who serve four or more hours each month are entitled to a 10% merchandise discount, some exclusions apply. Fairfax County Credit Union Membership: Any active FCPA volunteer is entitled to free credit union membership. Hours of Operation: Various days and evenings, weekdays and weekends

Adapted Aquatics Assistant: Providence Sundays


Volunteers will get into the pool to assist individuals with disabilities during adapted swimming and water exercise classes. Volunteers provide physical support, personalized instruction and encouragement to adapted aquatics class participants. Volunteers will be under thedirect supervision of a trained class instructor, who will lead the group through learn-to-swim exercises and water safety activities. Training for new volunteers is provided on the third Thursday of each month in the evening (locations vary, details provided upon registration). Volunteers do not have to be expert swimmers, but must be comfortable in the water. Volunteers can anticipate working with children, teens and adults with intellectual, developmental, physical and other disabilities. Volunteers must be able to commit to a class session of 6 to 10 weeks. This is a fun and rewarding volunteer experience! Purpose: To create a comfortable learning environment for students with a physical and/or intellectual disability allowing students a positive experience in which safety is the primary concern for all participants. Duties: Work closely (this will require getting wet!) with one or two students during class under the guidance of an Adapted Aquatics Instructor. Help to set goals for the participants who are working on swimming skills or water adjustment skills. Assist instructor with administrative duties and light lifting. Benefits: Free RECenter facility use: *Park Services and *Resource Management volunteers who maintain an average of four hours of service per week or three weekly classes per class session as an Adapted Aquatics assistant, can use ANY RECenter's general facilities free of charge. Free RECenter classes: *Park Service and *Resource Management volunteers who have served a minimum of 32 hours and maintain an average of eight hours of service per week, or volunteer as an Adapted Aquatics assistant for four weekly classes, per class session are eligible to take one free FCPA Parktakes class per session on a space available basis. Family Discount Pass: All FCPA volunteers are entitled to purchase a 25-visit pass for their family use to any RECenter at a special county employee rate. Ten Percent Merchandise Discount: *Park Service, *Resource Management and *Golf volunteers who serve four or more hours each month are entitled to a 10% merchandise discount, some exclusions apply. Fairfax County Credit Union Membership: Any active FCPA volunteer is entitled to free credit union membership. Hours of Operation: 11:00am-1:00pm

Golf Course Play Manager, Weekend - Burke Lake


Assist clubhouse staff by managing all aspects of the on course customer experience; managing starters/marshalls ensuring effective management of pace of play as well as providing customer quidance, asssistance as needed. Duties: Manage all activities associated with course play, including direcct supervision of starters and marshalls. Evaluate course and weather conditions. Ensure compliance with course rules. Assist customers, clubhouse as needed. Benefits: Free greens fee. Hours of Operation: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Summer Youth Animal Caretaker (Farm)


Lend a hand at the farm by taking care of resident cows, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, and other animals that call Frying Pan Farm Park a home. Purpose: To enrich the park and its programs by assisting with the care and feeding of the animals housed at the site. Duties: Provides care to a wide variety of farm animals: goats, pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits, etc. Responsibilities include: feeding, grooming, and cleaning and maintaining the animals' living areas. Benefits: 10% off of merchandise in our gift shop. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/press/html/ir081-15.htm Hours of Operation: Frying Pan Farm Park: open daily dawn to dusk. Flexible schedules available.

CERT 128 at Ft. Belvoir


August 17, 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21, 28; October 5; Final Exercise TBD. CERT Basic training class on Fort Belvoir Thursday evenings 1830 2200 hours at the Motorcycle Safety Center. Students are required to attend all eight (8) class sessions, and the final. This class is scheduled primarily for Fort Belvoir residents and employees, and military retirees who have authorized ID card access to Fort Belvoir. Additionally, arrangements can be made for access for others with a background check. This CERT Basic training follows the FEMA curriculum, and is tailored to address potential local disasters and hazards. The instruction is adapted to conform to Fairfax County and Fort Belvoir emergency preparedness and response protocols and procedures. The training consists of a combination of lectures followed by hands-on demonstrations and drills to develop the students' skills in the areas of emergency preparedness, fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. The Lead Instructor will provide prospective students with class preparation information and a class schedule (syllabus) at least one week prior to the first class meeting. The text and study guide (Participants Manual) will be issued at the first meeting. Students are also provide basic personal protective equipment for the training that they may retain upon completion of the course. This training does not require any physical strength or agility.

PRS CrisisLink - Hotline Crisis Worker Volunteer


PRS CrisisLink is looking for empathetic, non-judgmental and caring volunteers to answer our suicide and crisis prevention hotline calls and text messages. Our volunteers are committed to saving lives and preventing tragedies. Last year, we handled over 34,000 calls on our crisis hotline. Thanks to our highly trained volunteers, our crisis and suicide prevention hotline operate 24/7 to support individuals facing a life crisis or suicide, and connect them to community resources, empowering individuals to help themselves.

We are excited to offer a hybrid training format allowing our new Crisis Worker volunteers to fit the required education into their busy lives at their own convenience. Hotline volunteers receive 50 hours of intensive classroom, online, and on-the-job training to handle crisis calls. Training includes a 2-Day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training which is an evidence-based certification training.

For this training session, priority will be given to those applicants who are available to cover shifts in our areas of highest need and call volume. Shifts available daytime, evenings and weekends. Priority will be given to those applicants who are available to cover shifts in our areas of highest need and call volume. Applicants are subject to a screening process and interview. Please see our website for the next training dates: https://prsinc.org/crisislink/volunteer/crisishotline/


Benefits:
PRS CrisisLink volunteers acquire excellent communication and suicide prevention skills that last a lifetime. Volunteers can earn college credit or internship experience, and receive letters of recommendation.

How to Apply:
Please visit our website (provided below) to review the volunteer position and apply:

https://prsincvolunteers.applicantpro.com/jobs/410830.html




Qualifications:

Must be 21 years old.

MUST be willing to meet the challenge by committing to 150 hours of service (with one 3-4 hour shift per week for one year, or two shifts per week for 6 months) after successful completion of training.
Must attend one refresher training and one in-service training per each year of service.


Grocery Shoppers


Would you like to help an isolated older person who needs help with groceries? Shop for an older adult, or accompany them to the grocery store. You can make a big difference in a short amount of time! Commitment: approximately, two hours every other week. Opportunities available throughoutFairfax County close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible schedule.

Fairfax Pets on Wheels


Provides companionship and compassion through pet therapy by visiting people living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities with your pets and in Fairfax County's Adult Day Health Care Centers.Opportunities available throughout Fairfax County close to where you live or work!

Tutor for High School Students


PRS is looking for volunteers to tutor 2-3 high school aged students in our Turning Point program. Turning Point is a coordinated specialty care program that serves adolescents and young adults who are experiencing their first psychotic episode. Coordinated Specialty Care is team-based and multi-element. It includes case management, individual/group psychotherapy, supported employment, supported education, family education and support, and low-doses of select antipsychotic agents.

Turning Point is looking for volunteers who can provide one-on-one tutoring in a variety of subjects to Turning Point clients who are still in high school or recently graduated. All clients have had a first episode of psychosis and may have cognitive limits and learning disabilities. 

Volunteers will receive proper orientation and training before beginning.

Commitment/Hours: 1-2 hours per week or every other week between the hours of 3:30-5:30 p.m. 

APPLY: https://prsincvolunteers.applicantpro.com/jobs/410823.html


To learn more about Turning Point visit www.prsinc.org. 


Senior Center Lewinsville General Volunteer


Senior Centers for Active Adultsoffer opportunities to make friends, stay on the move, and learn new things. Fairfax County residents 50 and over may join any of the 14 senior centers sponsored by the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services. The centers offer classes, lunch, health and wellness programs, computer and Internet access, trips and tours, and opportunities to socialize with others and stay connected.

Volunteer PRS CrisisText Connect Counselor


Under the direction of the PRS CrisisLink Textline Supervisor, the Volunteer CrisisText Connect Counselor will use active listening and provide online emotional support to confidential users who are in crisis via the text or chat platforms. The Volunteer CrisisText Connect Counselor will provide one 4-hour shift per week for one year after the successful completion of training. 

PRIMARY DUTIES:    
1.    Respond to text messages or chats by greeting users and establishing rapport through skills such as acceptance, empathy, objective listening, non-judgmental posture, non-directive conversation, and respond to the feelings of the users.

2.    Explore the users emotional and psychological state using active, positive, comforting, and problem-solving language; following established protocols; identifying warning signs of suicide or severe crisis; and assessing the degree of users risk for suicide. 

3.    Provide safety and security with good contact skills and assure them of their confidentiality and privacy by confirming that any information shared by the user  is kept confidential unless imminent risk is present. 

4.    Provide referrals to resources; call for emergency medical treatment and/or police intervention, if necessary.

5.    Participate in educational opportunities provided by and through PRS CrisisLink to stay current on job-related knowledge; a minimum of 5 hours of refresher training post initial 60-hour training is required.

6.    Complete administrative tasks as assigned by the PRS CrisisText Connect Supervisor.

7.    Work one 4-hour shift per week for one year.

8.    Follow procedures regarding planned absences and emergency situations. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.    Must have successfully completed mandatory PRS CrisisText Connect Online and On-the-Job Training.

2.    Excellent listening and written communication skills; ability to type with standard English proficiency. 

3.    Computer experience and proficient typing skills.

4.    Have a consistent and password-protected internet connection.

5.    Have a personal, family or work computer with password protection (with Chrome, Safari or Firefox installed).

6.    Have space to work in which others cannot see my screen (i.e. not a coffee shop, library or other public setting).

7.    Have a keyboard and a US based phone number.

STATUS:  Volunteer 

LOCATION: Remote  - At a private, stagnant location (no driving or no public spaces where others could see your computer screen). 

EXPECTATIONS REGARDING QUALITY OF WORK:
1.    Respond to chats/text messages in a professional manner following established protocols.

2.    Maintain the confidentiality and privacy of information provided by users. 

3.    Respond to users in way that is accepting, empathetic, objective, non-judgmental, non-directive and responsive to the feelings of users. 

EXPECTATIONS REGARDING QUANTITY OF WORK:
1.    Adhere to the agreed upon shift schedule according to the organizational need and agreed upon through the training process. 

2.    Fulfill the required minimum of at least 5 hours of refresher training post initial training.

Read more about textline requirements and training information here: https://prsinc.org/crisislink/volunteer/crisistextconnect/

TO APPLY:

https://prsincvolunteers.applicantpro.com/jobs/410830.html


Senior Center Little River Glen Front Desk Assistants


Little River Glen Senior Center is looking for Front Desk Assistants to answer phones and check participants in on Mondays and Tuesdays and as substitutes on other days. Center is open 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday.

Meals on Wheels Drivers Annandale/Falls Church Region


Meals on Wheels Drivers pick up meals and deliver them to individuals on a specific route. Routes take a maximum of 2 hours to deliver all meals. Deliveries are made midday Monday through Fridays. Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday midday.

Body Safety Facilitators Needed


The Body Safety Program is looking for individuals who would like to participate in facilitating a child sexual abuse prevention program. This program is presented to children in grades K-6 in Fairfax County schools and community centers. Sessionstake placeon weekdays,primarily duringregular businesshours andare two hours in length. Facilitators will be fully trainedon The Speak UPBe Safe curriculum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMOKa4MF-b8


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