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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.

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!

50 Community Ambassador


The 50 Community Ambassadors are educated to be knowledgable about resources and programs for older adults. They learn and share with people in their existing social circles, either one-on-one (such as with friends, family, or neighbors) or in small group settings (faith communities, home-owner associations, neighborhood networks, clubs, etc.) Community Ambassadors gather quarterly to learn and network. Join this group to help support older adults in your communities. Multiculturalcommunity ambassadorsarea keypart of this importantinitiative and help further support their diverse communities. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Hours of Operation: Flexible schedule.

Senior Center Lincolnia Knitting/Crochet Leader


The Lincolnia Senior Center is looking for a volunteer with knitting/crochet experience able to teach a beginners group 1-2 hours per week.

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.

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

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.

Volunteer Court Advocate


The Volunteer Court Advocate provides clients with emotional support and information about the court process in order to prepare them for their role in petitioning for a Preliminary Protective Order (PPO), either through the affidavit or the ex parte hearing. Purpose: Court Accompaniment/Advocacy services are provided to clients seeking a Preliminary Protective Order (PPO) through the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court (JDRDC). The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Advocacy Services staff provide advocacy from the Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC) as well as within the Court Services Unit of JDRDC. The purpose of the program is to provide clients with emotional support and information about the court process in order to prepare them for their role in petitioning for a PPO, either through the affidavit or the ex parte hearing. Duties: The Volunteer Court Advocate will provide advocacy services within the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court (JDRDC) to clients who are seeking safety and intervention from JDRDC civil court process, specifically engaging in the Civil Protective Order Process of petitioning for a Preliminary Protective Order (PPO). The Volunteer Court Advocate has a basic knowledge of the court process and is able to answer questions related to engaging in the civil court process. Advocates have no legal standing with the court. The Advocate encourages clients to direct all questions about specific legal matters to their attorney. Advocates are not responsible for the clients' transportation nor is the Advocate to transport the client to or from the courthouse. Benefits: Becoming more knowledgeable about the criminal justice process as it relates to victims of Domestic Violence seeking protective orders.

Senior Center Lincolnia Gardening Instructor


The Lincolnia Senior Center needs Instructors to do presentations on Gardening. Topics to include: kitchen herb gardens, practical flowers for certain types of light and soil conditions, house plants, bonsai, etc.

Senior Center Lincolnia Craft Leader


Senior Centers for Active Adultsoffer opportunities to make friends, stay on the move, and learn new things. 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. Lincolnia Senior center needs an experienced crafter to lead projects (other than knitting/quilting)that can be completed in 1 or 2 visits.Ideas (not limited to these): bead-making, card-making, sachet and soap-making, etc.

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.

Study Buddy Tutoring Program!


The Volunteer and Partner Services'Study BuddyTutoring Program was created to help children and adolescentswho are struggling with academics in one or more subjects in school. Volunteers are needed to help students after school and/or weekends for 1-4 hours/week. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tutor, or have questions about the program, please contact Alexandra Stewart at 703-324-7871 or Alexandra.Stewart@Fairfaxcounty.gov. The gift of education is the single strongest predictor of future earning power and self-sufficiency.

CERT 130 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


August 30, September 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2017. Mondays Wednesdays, 7:00 - 11:00 pm. CERT Basic training class at the Fire and Rescue Academy. CERTtraining class follows the FEMA curriculum, tailored to local disasters and hazards. Educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.Emphasis on hands-on skill development and Fairfax County protocols and procedures. Instructor will provide syllabus with class schedule at first session. This training does not require any special physical strength or agility. Hours of Operation: 7:00 - 11:00 pm

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 Little River Glen Speakers


Little River Glen Senior Center is looking forspeakers, with a specific area of interest/expertise on an approved topic. Examples:history, nutrition, health, security, travel, etc. Information will be shared witha group of active, intelligent older adults on an informal basis. Flexible schedule.

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.

Senior Center James Lee Line Dance Instructor


The James Lee Senior Center is looking for one or two volunteers toteach a Line Dance Class, open to all levels,on Wednesdays between 10:00am-12:00pm.

Senior Center Pimmit Hills 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. This volunteer will support daily programs with various functions such as check-in, registrations, trip chaperones and/or provide info to members and guests. 2-4 hrs/day (multiple volunteers needed)

CERT 132 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


November 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29 , December 4, 6, 2017. Mondays Wednesdays, 7:00 - 11:00 pm. CERT Basic training class at the Fire and Rescue Academy. CERTtraining class follows the FEMA curriculum, tailored to local disasters and hazards. Educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.Emphasis on hands-on skill development and Fairfax County protocols and procedures. Instructor will provide syllabus with class schedule at first session. This training does not require any special physical strength or agility. Hours of Operation: 7:00 - 11:00 pm

Adult Day Health Care Center Mount Vernon Backgammon Player


Adult Day Health Care Centers provide community-based care to people who need supervision during the day due to changes in their cognitive and/or functional abilities. An experienced (and patient) backgammonplayer is needed to play with participantsat Mount Vernon Adult Day Health Care center on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 11-Noon or 2-3pm. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

Adult Day Health Care Center Mount Vernon Chess Player


Adult Day Health Care Centers provide community-based care to people who need supervision during the day due to changes in their cognitive and/or functional abilities. An experienced (and patient)chessplayer is needed to play with participantsat Mount Vernon Adult Day Health Care center on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 11-Noon or 2-3pm. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

Habitat Restoration at Royal Lake Park on 9/9!


Did you know that invasive plants are a huge threat to local wildlife, including migrating birds? Help out these creatures by volunteering to remove invasive plants at Royal Lake Park! All volunteer sign-ups must be received by noon on Friday, 9/9, to ensure that volunteers can receive important workday details.

 

The minimum age to volunteer is 11, although there are occasional opportunities where younger children can participate. Please contact the IMA Coordinator to discuss, Volunteers 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.


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

Respite Care Volunteers


Respite Care volunteers give family caregivers of frail older adults a well-deserved break so they can go shopping, attend a doctor's appointment or just have coffee with a friend. Volunteers visit and oversee the safety of the older adult for a few hours each month. Support and training are provided. Bilingual volunteers are also needed. Contact ElderLinkat 703-324-5374, TTY711 Hours of Operation: Flexible

Senior Program Gum Springs Center Line Dance Teacher


The Senior Program at the Gum SpringsCommunity Centeris looking for a line dance instructor to teach once a week between the hours of 10:30 and 2 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays for 1- 1.5 hours. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am-4pm


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