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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.

Meals on Wheels Drivers Vietnamese Route


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, weekdays. Opportunities availablein Annandale and Falls Church. You can drive weekly, biweekly, monthly or as a sub. Speaking Vietnamese is notrequired, but helpful. Non-Vietnamese speakers are welcomed! Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday midday.

Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator


This is a shared volunteer position. Develops a monthly schedule of drivers for Meals on Wheels route(s) and trains new drivers. This position requires a time commitment of 15 hours per month total between the two volunteers, plus availability, when possible to arrange for substitute drivers or deliver meals on short notice.

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!

Senior Center Lewinsville ESL Instructor


The Lewinsville Senior Center needsan English as a Second Language Instructor that can teach participants with the goal of becoming more comfortable in day to day conversational English. Class will meet for one to two hours per week.

Park/Trail Monitor


Help maintain a safe, secure and well maintained trail system in order to provide a pleasant, clean, safe and secure environment for trail users. Purpose: To help maintain a safe, secure and well maintained trail system in order to provide a pleasant, clean, safe and secure environment for trail users. Duties: Care for a variety of aspects associated with trails and wooded areas of the park to maintain overall park safety, cleanliness and appearance. Report maintenance and safety issues so that corrective actions may be taken. Monitor behavior on the park trails and through the park and recommend any necessary actions. Provide information, directions and answer patron questions regarding the trails. Assist in maintenance and cleanliness of the trail system within park area. Light to moderate 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: Dawn to Dusk

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Volunteer Leaders


The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (You Can! Live Well, Virginia!) is looking for volunteer leaders, who have a background and/or interest in health, to facilitate 6-week sessions, two hours/week at various locations in Fairfax County. These workshops help people living with chronic illnesses to: manage frustration, fatigue and pain; use medication properly; communicate effectively with loved ones and health care providers; make informed treatment decisions; adopt appropriate exercise and nutrition goals, and more. Volunteers will take a 4-day training in late summer/early fall of 2017 prior to leading a session. Paired volunteer leaders are provided with weekly scripts/lectures that address the topic for the week. For more information on this meaningful opportunity, go to http://www.FairfaxCounty.gov/DFS/OlderAdultServices/chronic-disease.htm. Hours of Operation: Weekdays

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Thrift Store Helpers Needed


Mature teens and adults needed to staff the Treasure Shop (retail help!), benefitting Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation and Vinson Hall Retirement Community.  Duties include sorting and displaying consignment items and donations, operating the cash register, entering inventory data into computer, and providing excellent customer service to clients and donors. 


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.

Volunteer Child Care Specialists Needed


Immediate needs in South County (Alexandria) and Annndale/Falls Church areas! Volunteer and Partner Services Program is recruiting volunteers to assist with child-care throughout Fairfax County. Volunteers are needed for Family Partnership meetings, court dates, special events, trainings and home-visits. Interested volunteers should have experience caring for children, and have a passion for working with children and families. If you are interested in volunteering for child-care opportunities with the Department of Family Services, contact Alexandra Stewart at 703-324-7871 or Alexandra.Stewart@Fairfaxcounty.gov. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill Purpose: To provide excellent child care services for clients during Family Partnership Meetings, court dates, home-visits or special events. Benefits: Help families come together by giving them the time and space they need to solve their current situation. Feel the satisfaction of giving back to your community. Excellent social work experience.

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!

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

Adult Day Health Care Center Mount Vernon Art Instructor


The Mount Vernon Adult Day Health Care Centeris looking for a volunteer Art Instructortolead a painting class forparticipantsusingwater color and acrylics. The class will meet for one hour each week at 11:00am on either Monday or Friday. 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. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

Adult Day Health Care Center Lincolnia Office Assistant


The Lincolnia Adult Day Health Care Center is looking for a volunteer office assistant for 10-12 hours per month. Tasks include:front desk coverage, answering the phone, making copies, creating admission packets,filing anddata entry. 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

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


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