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Touring Docent Sully Historic Site


Do you like history? Do you like conversation? Volunteer at Sully Historic Site conducting tours that showcase 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee. The site containing the original house and outbuildings, along with a representative slave quarter depict life in early Virginia. If you like history and have a desire to share your knowledge with others than Sully might be right for you! Guides small groups and individuals on tours of the historic site. Facilitates discussion and answers questions relevant to the site's history, buildings, grounds, and collections. Supports scheduled site programs and special events. Every day except Tuesdays. Purpose: To enhance the public's appreciation and understanding of Fairfax County's cultural and historical heritage by providing quality interpretation and service to visitors. Duties: Guides small group and individual tours of the historic site. Facilitates discussion and answers questions relevant to site history, buildings, grounds, and collections. Supports scheduled site programs and special events. Benefits: -10%off of merchandise in our gift shop, 20% off in December. -Free admission for volunteer and immediate family to non-ticketed special events, such as the Annual Car Show, World War II Weekend, and Civil War Weekend. -Occasional volunteer field trips and appreciation events. Past events have included winter soirées, spring picnics, and field trips to local historic sites such as Ben Lomond Historic Site and Mt. Gilead. -HHMC Volunteer Membership: Sully Historic Site is a member of the Historic House Museum Consortium, a collection of historic house museums in the local Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland area. As a volunteer at an HHMC site, membership cards can be checked out which allow the bearer to gain free admission or discounted admission into other participating sites. Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Monday, 11AM-4PM.

Landscape Work Day


Here's your chance to get some exercise, be outside and help us with maintenance of the plants, flower beds and general beautification of the park grounds. Sign in at the front desk at South Run RECenter at 9 am. We will be working until 12 noon. Call the RECenter (703-866-0566) before coming if the weather is questionable. Dress for the weather, bring garden gloves, hat, water and a snack. Don't forget sunscreen and insect repellent. Bring pruning sheers and a wide leaf rake if you have them. If you are viewing this opportunity using the Volunteer Fairfax website, please click here to complete your application. Purpose: To help with overall maintenance of the plants, flower beds and general beautification of the park. Duties: Under the direction of the head landscaper, help prepare flower beds for planting, assist site manager with ordering plants and flowers, mulch flower beds to maintain ground moisture, remove dead plants or flowers, weed flower beds, water and help winterize and clean out flower beds as necessary. Light to heavy lifting. Benefits: None Hours of Operation: Varies

Senior Center Bailey's Jewelry Making Instructor


The Bailey's Senior Center is looking for an Instructor to teach Jewelry Making to participants once a week. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 10am-2pm

Front Desk Associate


We're looking for cheerful and friendly people to join our team at the front desk of our RECenter. Applicants must be energetic, reliable, engaging, organized and have an easily understood speaking voice. If you are viewing this opportunity using the Volunteer Fairfax website, please click here to complete your application. 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. Hours of Operation: varies

Fitness Room Monitor/Cleaner


Welcome and monitor customers for proper use of equipment as well as help us to keep our fitness room clean and organized. If you are viewing this opportunity using the Volunteer Fairfax website, please click here to complete your application. . Purpose: To meet the RECenter's goal of excellence in customer service and foster an appreciation of recreational opportunities in the local community. Duties: Greet the fitness room patrons and keep count of all persons using the room; answer questions on usage regulations; report equipment needing repair and assist with maintaining the room in proper order and cleanliness. Light to heavy lifting Hours of Operation: varies

Orientation for Prospective OFWDSVS Volunteers


Introduction to OFWDSVS, the services it provides, and the population it serves. Description of the opportunities for volunteers to contribute to the agency's mission. Summary of the application process and the requirements necessary to become a succesful candidate.

Emergency Kits for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities


Is your organization looking for a fun, team-building opportunity to give back to the community? Fairfax County's Area Agency on Aging is in need of Emergency Kits to provide to older adults and adults with disabilities in need. Suggested items include: 16 Qt. Plastic Storage Bin (all items listed below to be placed inside bin) Hand crank radio Flashlight (Powered by AA batteries) Lantern (Mini LED) AA batteries First Aid Kit Emergency foil/mylar blanket Toothbrush Moist towelettes travel size Whistle (to signal for help) Manuel can opener Waterproof document bag* *Print and insert one copy of the attached list in each waterproof document bag.

CERT 142 at the McLean Fire Station FS401


September 6, 13, 20 ,27, Oct 4, 11, 18, Final Oct 24 at FRA with Academy Class 141. CERT Basic training class, Thursdays, 7:00 - 10:30 pm. Students are required to attend all seven (7) class sessions, and the final. 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.

CERT 140 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


Aug 27, 29, September 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 26. Mondays Wednesdays, 7:00 - 11:00 pm. CERT Basic training class at the Fire and Rescue Academy. CERT training 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

CERT 141 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24. Mondays Wednesdays, 7:00 - 11:00 pm. CERT Basic training class at the Fire and Rescue Academy. CERT training 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

Coach with Girls on the Run at Floris Elementary School!


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls in your community? Volunteer to Coach with Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia this Fall!

Girls on the Run is a youth development program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade that creatively integrates running. The 10 week curriculum-based program helps girls build skills to be strong, confident, and healthy. As a coach, you'll be trained to guide small teams in practice twice a week. You'll lead your team of girls in valuable lessons and teamwork building, while working up to running a 5K at the end of the season.

Coaching a Girls on the Run team is one of the most rewarding ways to get involved with GOTR NOVA. Coaching provides a first-hand experience of the program and a sense of accomplishment, knowing that you have made a difference in the lives of the girls on your team.

At Floris Elementary School, we are in need of one Assistant Coach and one Head coach! This team practices Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00AM. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more, please contact Nicole Harrison at nharrison@gotrnova.org.

To register as a coach for the Fall 2018 season, you can fill out an application here: https://www.raceplanner.com/volunteer/signup/new-coach-fall-18

 


Rise Against Hunger Meal Packaging Event 8 AM - 11 AM


On September 8th, 2018, Rise Against Hunger will be partnering with the Korean Central Presbyterian Church of Centreville to host a Meal Packaging Event!  This will be a container event consisting of 300,000 meals that will be shipped to feed the most vulnerable in North Korea. Meals will be distributed by Christian Friends of North Korea.
 
We're in need of 1200 volunteers to make this a successful event so we need YOU to sign up! This event is fully funded so this is not a financial commitment, but rather a commitment to impacting lives.  There is plenty of room and we're a family friendly event, so sign up and share with your friends! 
 
Rise Against Hunger can provide community service hours. 
 
This event will be happening on September 8th from 8 AM to 5 PM.  There will be 3 shifts at 8 AM, 11 AM, and 2 PM.  We welcome you to take part in one or all of the shifts! 
 
Click HERE to register! If you have any questions, please email Yasmin Ibrahim, Rise Against Hunger Coordinator, at yibrahim@riseagainsthunger.org

Rise Against Hunger Meal Packaging Event 11 AM - 2 PM


On September 8th, 2018, Rise Against Hunger will be partnering with the Korean Central Presbyterian Church of Centreville to host a Meal Packaging Event!  This will be a container event consisting of 300,000 meals that will be shipped to feed the most vulnerable in North Korea. Meals will be distributed by Christian Friends of North Korea.
 
We're in need of 1200 volunteers to make this a successful event so we need YOU to sign up! This event is fully funded so this is not a financial commitment, but rather a commitment to impacting lives.  There is plenty of room and we're a family friendly event, so sign up and share with your friends! 
 
Rise Against Hunger can provide community service hours. 
 
This event will be happening on September 8th from 8 AM to 5 PM.  There will be 3 shifts at 8 AM, 11 AM, and 2 PM.  We welcome you to take part in one or all of the shifts! 
 
Click HERE to register! If you have any questions, please email Yasmin Ibrahim, Rise Against Hunger Coordinator, at yibrahim@riseagainsthunger.org

Rise Against Hunger Meal Packaging Event 2 PM - 5 PM


On September 8th, 2018, Rise Against Hunger will be partnering with the Korean Central Presbyterian Church of Centreville to host a Meal Packaging Event!  This will be a container event consisting of 300,000 meals that will be shipped to feed the most vulnerable in North Korea. Meals will be distributed by Christian Friends of North Korea.
 
We're in need of 1200 volunteers to make this a successful event so we need YOU to sign up! This event is fully funded so this is not a financial commitment, but rather a commitment to impacting lives.  There is plenty of room and we're a family friendly event, so sign up and share with your friends! 
 
Rise Against Hunger can provide community service hours. 
 
This event will be happening on September 8th from 8 AM to 5 PM.  There will be 3 shifts at 8 AM, 11 AM, and 2 PM.  We welcome you to take part in one or all of the shifts! 
 
Click HERE to register! If you have any questions, please email Yasmin Ibrahim, Rise Against Hunger Coordinator, at yibrahim@riseagainsthunger.org

Adult Day Health Care Center Herndon Harbor Office Assistant


The Herndon Harbor Adult Day Health Care Center is looking for volunteer office assistants daily at lunch time, and the last 3 days of the month for a few hours/day and as needed when center staff are in training/out. Tasks include: front desk coverage, answering the phone, making copies, creating admission packets, filing and data entry and making sure that center participants do not exit unescorted. 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. Each of the four centers offers a safe, fun, and therapeutic environment Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

Facilitate Parenting Groups!!


Recruiting NOW for the July, 2018 training! Don't delay... submit your application today! Join the Department of Family Services and become a volunteer facilitator for the Parenting Education Programs! As a trained facilitator, you will teach groups of children and parents how to overcome trauma, offer praise instead of criticism, and become a stronger family unit- all while implementing an evidence-based curriculum. Apply and become a part of our team now! *Next training: July, 2018!* Purpose: To engage, educate, and empower families. Duties: Facilitate classes of parents, adolescents, or children. Hours of Operation: 5pm-9pm

Adapted Aquatics Assistant: Cub Run Mondays


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 the direct 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: Please see website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: 6:30pm-7:45pm

Adapted Aquatics Assistant: South Run Saturdays


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 the direct supervision of a trained class instructor, who will lead the group through learn-to-swim exercises and water safety activities. 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: Please see website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: 10:15 am-12:00pm

Adult Day Health Care Center Herndon Harbor Lunch Assistants


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. Each of the four centers offers a safe, fun, and therapeutic environment Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. They provide therapeutic recreation, socialization, two meals, and a snack. Lunch assistants are needed Mondays through Friday, for set up, clean up and serving to approximately 20 participants. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

0 Interested In CERT


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.

Volunteer Solutions - 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.

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!

Mentor With BeFriend-A-Child!


The BeFriend-A-Child Mentoring Program matches adult volunteers with children between the ages of 5-12 who are in need of a mentor. All have experienced trauma in some form or another, such as child abuse or neglect, familial substance abuse, domestic violence, or parental absence. Our hope is that through developing a relationship with a mentor, these children will increase their confidence, have a healthy and positive outlet, and develop resiliency against life's adverse experiences. Mentors and mentees are matched for two years. Mentors must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass background checks. Mentors must be able to make a two year commitment, spending at least 8 hours every month with their mentee and participating in monthly program outings at least once per quarter. Mandatory training is provided.

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: See website www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: Various days and evenings, weekdays and weekends

Landscape Assistant


Assist Landscaper with activities around the RECenter such as weeding, mulching,watering and other tasks as outlined by Landscaper. Assist with projects in the mini-golf area as well . Purpose: To help with overall maintenance of the indoor and outdoor plants and flower beds and general beautification of the RECenter or park. Duties: Help prepare flower beds for planting, assist site manager with ordering plants and flowers, mulch flower beds to maintain ground moisture, remove dead plants or flowers, weed flower beds, water and help winterize and clean out flower beds as necessary. Light to heavy lifting. Benefits: See Fairfax County Park Authority website


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