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Senior Retirement Community - Brighten a Seniors Day!


Brighten a Seniors Day!! Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation supports Vinson Hall Retirement Community, a life plan community with a strong presence of former military and government officials. Foundation seeks volunteers to provide a wide variety of services:

Participate in resident activities, make personal visits, assist residents with basic computer processes and troubleshooting, work in our Treasure Shop (consignment shop benefitting foundation), assist staff with administrative duties, grounds maintenance projects.


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

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.

General Volunteer Solutions


Volunteer Solutions provides meaningful opportunities to improve the lives of older adults or adults with disabilities living in Fairfax County. Volunteers make a difference in many ways to include, delivering MOW and social visiting for people in the community who are isolated, to name a few. There are many other ways to support older adult participants at Senior Centers or Adult Day Health Care centers as well. Volunteer Solutions opportunities abound throughout Fairfax County, close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible. Weekdays

General Transportation


Drive older adults and adults with disabilities to the grocery store, pharmacy, bank, etc. Flexible schedule, to include weekends. Opportunities available throughout Fairfax County close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible. Weekdays

Landscape Work Day


Here's your chance to get some exercise, be outside and help us with maintenance of the indoor and outdoor plants, flower beds and beautification of the park grounds. Sign in at the front desk at South Run RECenter at 9 am on Saturday. 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. Purpose: To help with overall maintenance of the indoor and outdoor plants and flower beds and general beautification of the RECenter or 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

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. Sessions take place on weekdays, primarily during regular business hours and are two hours in length. Facilitators will be fully trained on The Speak UP Be Safe curriculum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMOKa4MF-b8

Adult Day Health Care Center Lewinsville Kikuyu Speaking Social Visitor


The Lewinsville ADHC is in need of a Kikuyu speaking volunteer to visit with a participant at the center. Hours are flexible, between 10:00am and 4:30pm, Monday to 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. 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. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

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. 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. 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

Landscaper


Here's your chance to get some exercise, be outside and help us with maintenance of the indoor and outdoor plants, flower beds and beautification of the park grounds. 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. Hours of Operation: Varies

Maintenance Work


Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment for park users. Purpose: To help maintain facilities in order to provide a pleasant, clean and safe environment for RECenter or park users. Duties: Care for variety of internal and external areas of the building to include cleaning and maintenance of club and weight rooms, mezzanine and office areas, pool and changing room facilities and overall upkeep of site cleanliness and appearance. Assist site custodian with other maintenance duties as required. Light to heavy lifting. Hours of Operation: varies

Office Assistant: Share Skills to Help Others


Help extend resources to assist the needs of our mission by sharing your administrative skills in support of providing affordable rental housing communities. A great opportunity for those with a heart to help others while gaining/maintaining nonprofit experience.

General clerical, administrative, data entry required. Special events experience a plus.

Minimum 4-8 hours bi-weekly (every 2 weeks). Flexible Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-4:30pm. Minimum 4 month commitment.


ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk


Volunteers are needed in various capacities, including manning the race registration table (signing runners up, handing out race bibs and t-shirts), directing runners from the parking lot to the start line and answering questions (a list of FAQs will be provided), helping at the kids' dash, and potentially manning water stops.  

Registration/Check-In: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. 
Greeters: 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Site Set Up: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Site Clean Up: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 


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/Falls Church 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.

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.

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 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: 11:00am-1:00pm

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 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: 12:15pm-2:00pm

Facilitate Parenting Groups!!


Recruiting NOW for the March, 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: March, 2018!* Purpose: To engage, educate, and empower families. Duties: Facilitate classes of parents, adolescents, or children. Hours of Operation: 5pm-9pm

Senior Center James Lee Piano teacher


Senior Centers for Active Adults offer 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. A participant would like to learn to play the piano on Thursdays. 2 hrs/week.

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.

Night Owls Needed! Bread Donation Pick Up for Families in Need


The Panera Day-End Dough-Nation Program at Wesley Housing's Lincolnia Community Resource Center in Alexandria, VA benefits low- to moderate-income families facing economic and accessibility challenges to food.

Help pick up bread donations from nearby Panera Bread.  A great opportunity for "night owls" interested in serving others through hunger relief.

Commitment: Current opening one Monday evening per month.  9:45pm for 1 hour. 1-2 volunteers per shift.  Program serves residents weekly.

Must be at least 18 years-old and have use of personal vehicle with capacity to transport 3-5 bins of baked goods (bin dimensions: 20"x11"x16").

Requirements: Volunteer application and background check.

 

Social Visitors


Social Visitors provide socialization through regular visits to individuals in their homes. Visit older adults or adults with disabilities who 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.

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.

2018 Lake Accotink Cardboard Boat Regatta


Join us for a fun filled day at Lake Accotink for our annual cardboard boat regatta. Enjoy the fun of the day while volunteering in your local parks! See schedule slots for available opportunities. Purpose: To provide support to staff during the annual cardboard boat regatta and enjoy the fun. Duties: Gate attendant, dock entry attendant, stop watch timers and time runners. (see schedule slots for complete job description). Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


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