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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.

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!

Lenclair - Dog Park Monitor


Be a part of the community and visit with some furry friends by monitoring local dog parks. Purpose: Ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience while visiting the dog parks. Duties: Monitor dog park for safety and maintenance issues. Remind users of the dog park rules and encourage compliance. Check waste bag dispenser periodically and replenish as needed. People skills a must. Pick up and dispose of pet waste and trash in the dog park. Report any issues to appropriate Park Authority Area Manager. 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: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.

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

FXCO: 2017 Springfest Earth Day Festival


Springfest is Fairfax County's premier Earth Day festival held on April 29th at Sully Historic property in Chantilly, VA. The theme of this year's event is Healthy People-Healthy Planet , the event will offer workshops, vendors, and activities to help us improve our health and environment. The day-long event attracts nearly 5000 from across Fairfax County. Volunteers are needed to assist throughout the day in a variety of capacities. Purpose: The event will offer workshops, vendors, and activities to help us improve our health and environment in keeping with our Healthy People-Healthy Planet, Earth Day theme. Duties: Some types of volunteer opportunities include; helping with set-up, parking, activities tent, information desk, floater, and clean-up. Volunteers should check-in at the Clean Fairfax (green and white) tent. Please ensure you sign in & out. Benefits: A great volunteer opportunity for community service hours and helping the Park Authority achieve their mission. Free t-shirt, refreshments and a pass to see the Sully Historic house! Hours of Operation: 7am-6pm

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.

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 Herndon Blood Pressure Taker


Volunteer(s), who is/are trained in taking the blood pressure of older adults.Needed monthlyfor senior center participants. One hour per month between 10:30a.m. and 1:30p.m., weekdays. No medical advice will be given unless it is to call 911 due to an unusual blood pressure reading that puts the participant at high risk.

Senior Center Little River Glen Basic Language Instructors


Little River Glen Senior Center is looking for volunteers to teach basic language to participants. They are open to a variety of languages to include, Spanish and Italian. Center is open 9am-4pm Monday through Friday.

Computer & Career Volunteers Needed


Computer CORE is a workforce development non-profit in Northern Virginia that teaches computer and career skills for low-income adults. Students in our program participate in a 20-week job training program to learn Microsoft Office Suite, Keyboarding, and Career Development. 5- Month commitment from July- December. 

We are looking for volunteers to teach our classes for our July semester:

Lead Computer Instructor: Teach basic computing skills curriculum to 12 students and monitor their progress. Topics include, but are not limited to: email, Internet, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Computer Teaching Assistant: Assist the Lead Instructor in teaching basic computing skills curriculum to 12 students and monitor their progress; ensure that students receive the individual attention needed to be successful; and assist with the completion of necessary administrative tasks. Topics include, but not limited to: email, Internet, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Keyboard instructor: Be a part of a team of volunteers teaching computer and job search skills to a class of 12 adult students. Students learn fundamental keyboarding skills and achieve a typing speed of 25 wpm.

Career Development Instructor: Coach students on practical career and life skills in order to find new jobs, get promotions and/or enroll in further training/education. Teach skills such as resume writing, cover letter writing, goal-setting, planning, interviewing, and online searches.

Saturday Morning Tutors (Falls Church): Assist students who need extra support, to make up an exam or a missed class, or simply to review challenging concepts.

Please contact Shante@computercore.org for more information

 


Adapted Aquatics Assistant: Lee District Saturday


Volunteers will get in the pool and provide support and encouragement to swimmers who are training to compete in Special Olympics swim competition. Volunteers will be under the direct supervision of an instructor and assist in providing instruction to children, teens, and young adults with disabilitiesfor lapswimming and other fun water activities! 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: 2:00-4:00pm

Adapted Aquatics Assistant: South Run 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: 12:15pm-2:00pm

Adapted Aquatics Assistant: Spring Hill Saturday


Volunteers will get in the pool and provide support and encouragement to swimmers who are training to compete in Special Olympics swim competition. Volunteers will be under the direct supervision of an instructor and assist in providing instruction to children, teens, and young adults with disabilitiesfor lapswimming and other fun water activities! 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: 12:00-3:00pm

Spring Farm Days - Group Parking Opportunity


Spring Farm Day is Frying Pan's first large celebration of the year. This year, we will be celebrating the theme of Community by highlighting the historic dairy farmer's cooperative, eating home made ice cream, and displaying antique farm machinery. We are looking for a parking crew to help facilitate the safe participation of our customers on this day. Day of training, safety equipment, and lunch are provided. Purpose: Spring Farm Days offers an exciting look into the workings of a 1920's through 1950's farm at spring time. Visitors watch sheep shearing and antique farm equipment demonstrations. They also can enjoy crafts, games, and farm animal demonstrations. Duties: Assist with site special events by providing parking support for the event. Benefits: Free admission for volunteer at the event. Hours of Operation: Frying Pan Farm Park: open daily dawn to dusk. Flexible schedules available.

CERT 127 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


May 22, 24, 31, June 7, 12, 14, 21, 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

Night Owls Needed! Bread Donation Pick Up for Persons with Disabilities


Help with picking up bread donations from Panera Day-End Dough-Nation program to benefit low- to moderate-income residents with disabilties who face economic and accessibility challenges to food each week. This is a great opportunity for "night owls" with an interest to serve others in need.

Key Responsibilities: Arrive at the Panera Bread on Wednesday evening promptly at 9:55pm, 5 minutes prior to closing for bread donation pick up.

Bread Pick-Up Location: Panera Bread - 8191 Strawberry Lane A., Falls Church, VA 22042

Bread Drop-Off Location: Wesley Agape House: 11307 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

Qualifications: Must have use of personal vehicle large enough to transport up to 5-6 boxes of bread/baked goods. Must be able to lift (up to 10lbs). 

Delivery Schedule: Bi-weekly, Wednesday evenings at 9:55pm.

Time Commitment: Minimum one Wednesday evening per month for 1 - 1.5 hours.

Requirements: Must be punctual, reliable, and pass a background check.

 

 

 


Helping Hands Project Individual


In honor of Older Americans Month, Volunteer Solutions' Helping Hands Program will once again link volunteers to help older adults throughout the county maintain their homes. Assignments include de-cluttering, organizing, deep house cleaningand yard work. This volunteer opportunity is ideal for individuals, groups, sororities, faith groups, youth groups, friends, and families. We have multiple dates available throughout the month of May 2017.

Facilitate Parenting Groups!!


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 families 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: August, 2017!* Purpose: To engage, educate, and empower families. Duties: Facilitate classes of parents, adolescents, or children. Hours of Operation: 5pm-9pm

Cub Run SV - Park Clean-up


A great opportunity for team building with your group or organization to help keep a park clean and beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Purpose: To keep Fairfax County Parks beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Duties: General clean-up of debris on park land. Benefits: none Hours of Operation: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.

Flatlick SV - Park Clean-up


A great opportunity for team building with your group or organization to help keep a park clean and beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Purpose: To keep Fairfax County Parks beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Duties: General clean-up of debris on park land. Benefits: none Hours of Operation: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.

Frog Branch SV - Park Clean-up


A great opportunity for team building with your group or organization to help keep a park clean and beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Purpose: To keep Fairfax County Parks beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Duties: General clean-up of debris on park land. Benefits: none Hours of Operation: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.

Little Difficult Run SV - Park Clean-up


A great opportunity for team building with your group or organization to help keep a park clean and beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Purpose: To keep Fairfax County Parks beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Duties: General clean-up of debris on park land. Benefits: none Hours of Operation: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.

Horsepen Run SV - Park Clean-up


A great opportunity for team building with your group or organization to help keep a park clean and beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Purpose: To keep Fairfax County Parks beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Duties: General clean-up of debris on park land. Benefits: none Hours of Operation: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.

Rocky Run SV - Park Clean-up


A great opportunity for team building with your group or organization to help keep a park clean and beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Purpose: To keep Fairfax County Parks beautiful for all citizens to enjoy. Duties: General clean-up of debris on park land. Benefits: none Hours of Operation: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM to Dusk.


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