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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.

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!

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.

Volunteer Child Care Specialists Needed!


Immediate needs in South County (Alexandria) and Annndale/Falls Church areas! Volunteer and Partner Services 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.

Baby Boxes for Families in Need!!


Are you searching for an opportunity that your organization can become a part of and be proud of? Do you have the desire to give back to your community but are not sure how? Fairfax County's Children, Youth and Families Division is in need of boxes to be made with the littlest members of our families in mind. Baby Boxes are the newest method of donating baby items. They're fun to put together as a group and the family receives all the items they need to care for their newest additions. Baby Boxes are for newborns and contain items to help the family get through the first 6 months. Suggested items include: Onesies, clothes & socks (consider age child will be during different seasons) Receiving/swaddling blankets Diapers & wipes Educational toys & books Baby bathtub & hygiene products Pacifiers/teething toys & burp clothes Bottles & cleaning supplies Baby Tylenol, rectal thermometer, nail clippers ...and more! Don't delay, make Baby Boxes today!

Senior Center Lewinsville General Volunteer


Senior Centers for Active Adultsoffer 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. General volunteers may provide support in a variety of ways. Some examples are; office assistance, front desk coverage, light clerical duties, answering phones, greeting participants, lunch assistance and support of program facilitation.

FRENCH Tutor Needed in the Fredericksburg Area!!


The Volunteer and Partner Services' Study Buddy Tutoring Program was created to help children and youth 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 in the Fredericksburg area, or have questions about the program, please contact Alexandra Stewart at 703-324-7871 or Alexandra.Stewart@Fairfaxcounty.gov. (Tutoring opportunities are also available throughout the Fairfax County area. Please inquire for more details!) The gift of education is the single strongest predictor of future earning power and self-sufficiency.

Senior Center Herndon SAIL Fitness Instructors


The HerndonSeniorCenteris looking forteam members to facilitate, Stay Active and Independent for Life,an on-going fitness class at the center. Volunteers must complete a free Certified Instructor Training provided by Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services in exchange for a commitment to teach a full 12 week course. The next training is onDecember 11th, 2017.Additional information about the SAIL program is available at this link: http://www.wellnessplacewenatchee.org/sail-home. Hours of Operation: Monday - Thurs. 9am-8p.m., Fri-9-4, Sat., 9-4

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: Please see website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: 11:00am-1:00pm

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 andparents 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

Senior Center Hollin Hall French Teacher


The Hollin Hall Senior Centeris looking for someone to teach a beginner'sFrench class for one and a halfhoursonce a week. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am-4pm

FXCO: 2017 Burke Lake Winter Wonderland Holiday Event


On the weekend of December2nd-3rd and 9th-10th, Burke Lake Park will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for parents, children and kids of all ages! Take a ride on the Holiday Express, take a spin on the Caroler's Carousel, experience the Snowman's Wagon Ride, test your skills at the Gingerbread Man's Golf, or warm yourself by the fire and cook some s'mores! This event will be fun for the entire family! Come join us at Burke Lake Park to welcome the holiday season and create lasting memories. Please help us take care of others by bringing a new unwrapped toy or canned food good which will help make the holidays a better time for those in need.PresalePackages can beregistered for by contacting Burke Lake Park at 703-323-6600. Purpose: To provide holiday fun for families in your community and create lasting memories for all. Duties: Choose from assisting with arts and crafts, helping with registration, dress up in a holiday themed costume, assist with hospitality, be a Santa's helper or assist with wagon rides. Benefits: None Hours of Operation: 10am-4pm

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.

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.

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 in many ways to include,delivering MOW andsocial visiting for people in the community who are isolated, to name a few. 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

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

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: Please see website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: 12:00-3:00pm

Fairfax County Bicycle and Pedestrian Ambassador Program


The Fairfax County Bicycle and Pedestrian Ambassador Program is a grassroots education and encouragement initiative that aims to make Fairfax County a safer place for active transportation and recreation, and to encourage more adults and children to walk and bike. Ambassadors receive training to be able to teach and promote safe cycling and walking practices in a fun and positive way, and assist Fairfax County residents with basic bike maintenance issues in the field or at events. Ambassadors give presentations on a variety of bike and pedestrian related topics; provide in-the-field education and assistance as needed; hand out materials at local events; and model good bicycle and pedestrian behavior at all times. Ambassadors can choose from a variety of volunteer opportunities depending on personal interest and experience. Volunteersare expected to commitat least 10 hours annually to this program. Hours of Operation: The next training will be held in November.

Adult Day Health Care Center Herndon Harbor Spanish Instructor


The Herndon Harbor Adult Day Health Care Center is looking for a volunteer Spanish instructor to teach simple Spanish words to a small group of seniors, Monday, Wed. or Friday, 10-11a.m.,1x/month. Adult Day Health Care Centers provide community-based care toolder adultswho need supervision during the day due to changes in their cognitive and/or functional abilities. Each of the four centers offer 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

CERT 133 at the Burke Centre Conservancy



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.

Study Buddy Tutoring Program!


The Volunteer and Partner Services'Study BuddyTutoring Program was created to help children and adolescentswho 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.

Senior Center Hollin Hall Basic Piano Instructor


The Hollin Hall Senior Centeris looking for an instructor that can teach one-on-one basic piano lessons at the center once or twice a month. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am-4pm

Senior Center South County Spanish Instructor


South County Senior Center is looking for a Basic Spanish Instructor to teach a class to participants one hourper week.

Adult Day Health Care Center Lewinsville Bingo Assistants


The Lewinsville Adult Day Health Care Centerneeds several bingo helpers, two hours per week. 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


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