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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/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.

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.

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.

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 trainingprior to leading a session. The next training will be held in spring of 2018. 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

Senior Center Sully Fitness Instructors


The Sully Senior Center needs weekly fitness instructors to guide participants in various types of fitness classes such as; Silver Sneakers and Chair Aerobics. Class to meet on Tuesdays at 10:30 and other times slots available.

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

Night Owls Still Needed! Bread Donation Pick Up/Drop Off


The Panera Day-End Dough-Nation Program at Wesley Housing's Agape Housein Fairfax, VA benefits low- to moderate-income residents with disabilities facing economic and accessibility challenges to food.

Help pick up/drop off bread donations, a great opportunity for "night owls" interested in serving others through hunger relief.

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

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

Must have use of personal vehicle large enough to transport up to 5-6 boxes of bread/baked goods.  

Commitment: Bi-weekly (every two weeks), Wednesday evenings at 9:55pm. Minimum one Wednesday evening per month for 1 - 1.5 hours.

Requirements: Must complete volunteer application and pass background check.

 

 


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.

CERT 133 at the Burke Centre Conservancy


February 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 16, 23. 7:00 - 10:00 pm. With a Final Exercise on April 28th. 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 - 10:00 pm

OEM Volunteer Corps Informational Meeting


Potential volunteers will learn about emergency management, public safety, emergency operations, and public education. If they want to become involved an application process will follow.

Program Leader (Centreville Regional Library)


Enrich library customers' experience by presenting a public program. We are recruiting a volunteer to lead a SPANISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION GROUP LEADER Volunteer will provide opportunities for adult participants to practice Spanish language skills in a small group setting using activites and discussions. Group will meet on a weekly basis. Duties: Under the direction of library staff, develops and presents programs to library customers. Reviews program content with staff in advance. Works with staff to determine program date, time, target audience and preferred attendance number. Reports attendance to library staff and keeps library staff informed of any issues. Reports volunteer hours promptly and accurately.

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.

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.

Study Buddy Tutoring Program!


The Volunteer and Partner Services' Study Buddy Tutoring Program was created to help children and adolescents who 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.

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.

Senior Center Technology Educators


The Senior Centers are looking for Technology Educators to provide support to center participants in groups and one-on-one. Basic knowledge of MS Word, Phone Apps, Facebook, Digital books, etc. The schedule and location will vary based on center location and volunteer availability. Centers are looking for support between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm. Hours of Operation: Flexible. Weekdays

2018 National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project


The Fairfax County Department of Transportation is looking to recruit volunteers to help count non-motorized road and trail users as part of an annual national data gathering project. The next count will be conducted in September 2018. We are counting at the following locations: Heritage Dr and Ravensworth Rd in Annandale, Magarity Rd and Peabody Dr in Pimmit Hills, Park Run Dr and Westpark Dr in Tysons, Richmond Highway and Huntington Ave in Huntington, Commerce St and Amherst Rd in Springfield, Beulah St and Telegraph Rd in Kingstowne, Town Center Parkway, New Dominion Parkway, W&OD trail and Fairfax Co Pkwy in Reston, George Mason Blvd and Univ. Dr in Fairfax, Rt 50 and Metrotech Dr in Chantilly, Rose Hill Dr and Franconia Dr in Alexandria, and W&OF trail and Gallows Rd in Dunn Loring. Purpose: There are plenty of methods used to count motorized vehicles, but there is little knowledge about the number of people that walk and bike in Fairfax County. These counts are essential in advancing active transportation because they inform planning and engineering professionals on the diversity of our transportation and recreation habits. Volunteers for the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project play a critical role in: 1) Building a robust and public database of pedestrian and bicycle use and 2)Identifying local and national trends in biking and walking If you are interested in being part of future bicycle and pedestrian counts, please apply for this opportunity. You will be contacted with additional information closer to the counting date in September 2018. Duties: Counting individual cyclists and pedestrians using a predetermined methodology. Hours of Operation: The count will be held in September 2018 on a Thursday from 5-7pm and on a Saturday from 12-2pm, rain or shine.

FXCO: 2018 Healthy Strides Community 5K, 10K and Fun Run Volunteers needed


Healthy Strides Community 5K, 10K run is looking for volunteers to help distribute race packets at Burke Lake Park on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 2:30 to 8:00 pm. We will accept volunteers age 13 if accompanied by an adult or guardian. Purpose: Healthy Strides 2018 5K-10K Fun Run Race Packet Distribution Duties: Distribute Race Packets on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 2:30 to 8 pm Benefits: Refreshments provided for all volunteers. Hours of Operation: Seasonal

FXCO: Healthy Strides 2018 Community 5K, 10K and Fun Run Volunteers Needed


Healthy Strides Community 5K and 10K run is looking for volunteers for our annual race at Burke Lake Park on Saturday, April 21, 2018! We will accept volunteers age 13 if accompanied by an adult or guardian. Purpose: Healthy Strides 5K-10K is part of FCPA's get healthy initiative. Our annual race allows residents to enjoy outdoor fun, while getting fit. Duties: Volunteers opportunities include; registration asst., bag check asst., hospitality table, refreshments table, course attendant, water stop, and set up. Volunteers are needed for approx. 6 hours the day of the race. Benefits: Refreshments provided for all volunteers. Hours of Operation: Seasonal

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!

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 volunteers for 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 for a year and commit to helping out with at least 5 special projects during the year. Special Projects 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!

Adult Day Health Care Center Mount Vernon Poker 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. The An experienced Poker player is needed to teach a small beginner group of card-players. They already have some basic knowledge of the game. Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm

Medical Transportation- Vietnamese Speaker


People are missing important medical appointments due to lack of transportation! Are you interested in driving older adults or adults with disabilities to important doctors' appointments? Do you speak Vietnamese? Transport a Vietnamese client, who lives in Alexandria (22303). Appointments are scheduled Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm. Hours of Operation: Flexible. Weekdays

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

Museum Aide


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at a historic site? Are you interested in history? Volunteer at Sully Historic as a Museum Aide and work with the museum staff and help preserve Sully, the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee. If you like history and want the opportunity to learn what it takes to operate a historic site, Sully may be for you! Purpose: To assist Sully behind the scenes through research, administration, and program development. Duties: Conducts research related to natural, cultural, and historical resources in the park. Assists with administrative projects and program development. 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: Flexible weekday or weekend hours, 9AM-5PM.


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