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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.

Senior Center Hollin Hall Italian Teacher


The Hollin Hall Senior Centeris looking for someone to teach a beginner's Italian class for one hour 2-4 times per month. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am-4pm

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.

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.

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.

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

Sports Coaches and Associates - James Lee Sports Board (NCS)


James Lee Sports Board is recruiting volunteer football, basketball, and cheerleadingcoaches,as well as team moms or dads to support programsserving school aged children and their families. Volunteers must attend a volunteer orientation,undergo a successful criminal history check by submitting to a fingerprinting processing appointment,submitting to a DMV Driving Record Transcript review,and successfully passing a CPS registry check. Coaches must be a minimum of 21 years of age. Youth volunteers must be a minimum of 13 years of age. Please click View Details for additional information and required forms.

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

Senior Center Sully Fitness Instructors


TheSullySenior Center needsweekly fitness instructors to guide participantsin various types of fitness classes such as; Yoga,Silver Sneakers andChair Aerobics. Class to meet on Tuesdays at 10:30 and other times slots available.

CERT 128 at Ft. Belvoir


August 17, 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21, 28; October 5; Final Exercise TBD. CERT Basic training class on Fort Belvoir Thursday evenings 1830 2200 hours at the Motorcycle Safety Center. Students are required to attend all eight (8) class sessions, and the final. This class is scheduled primarily for Fort Belvoir residents and employees, and military retirees who have authorized ID card access to Fort Belvoir. Additionally, arrangements can be made for access for others with a background check. This CERT Basic training follows the FEMA curriculum, and is tailored to address potential local disasters and hazards. The instruction is adapted to conform to Fairfax County and Fort Belvoir emergency preparedness and response protocols and procedures. The training consists of a combination of lectures followed by hands-on demonstrations and drills to develop the students' skills in the areas of emergency preparedness, fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. The Lead Instructor will provide prospective students with class preparation information and a class schedule (syllabus) at least one week prior to the first class meeting. The text and study guide (Participants Manual) will be issued at the first meeting. Students are also provide basic personal protective equipment for the training that they may retain upon completion of the course. This training does not require any physical strength or agility.

CERT 130 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


August 30, September 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 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

CERT 131 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


October 4, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, November 1, 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

Senior Center Sully Knitting/Crochet Group Leader


Sully Senior Center is looking for a volunteer with knitting/crochet experience able to teach a beginners group 1-2 hours per week. Leader should be willing to suggest and implement community service projects and support the group withcompletion of the project.

CERT 132 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


November 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29 , December 4, 6, 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

CERT RADIO WORKSHOP-7


August 5, 2017 - This workshop will be held at The Fairfax City Public Safety Training Center, located at 9650 Colonial Avenue, Fairfax City, VA The workshop has an open window from 1:00 to 4:00pm. This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in amateur radio and emergency communications.

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!

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 ableto pass background checks. Mentorsmust be able to make atwo 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 Little River Glen SAIL Fitness Instructors


TheLittle River Glen SeniorCenteris looking fora rotating team of volunteers 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.Additional information about the SAIL program is available at this link: http://www.wellnessplacewenatchee.org/sail-home.

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.

50 Community Ambassador


The 50 Community Ambassadors are educated to be knowledgable about resources and programs for older adults. They learn and share with people in their existing social circles, either one-on-one (such as with friends, family, or neighbors) or in small group settings (faith communities, home-owner associations, neighborhood networks, clubs, etc.) Community Ambassadors gather quarterly to learn and network. Join this group to help support older adults in your communities. Multiculturalcommunity ambassadorsarea keypart of this importantinitiative and help further support their diverse communities. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Hours of Operation: Flexible schedule.

Senior Center Little River Glen Speakers


Little River Glen Senior Center is looking forspeakers, with a specific area of interest/expertise on an approved topic. Examples:history, nutrition, health, security, travel, etc. Information will be shared witha group of active, intelligent older adults on an informal basis. Flexible schedule.

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

Senior Center Herndon SAIL Certified Fitness Instructors


The HerndonSeniorCenteris looking for 3 additionalteam 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 on August 5th, 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

Keyboarding Instructors Needed


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. Tuesdays 607  p.m.

Both located in Falls Church. 

TIME COMMITMENT: Must commit to five-month training cycle. One hour a week for twenty weeks. 

 Please contact Shante for more information. shante@computercore.org 



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