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Assistant AM School Program Leader- Huntley Meadows Park


Lots of localelementary schools come to Huntley Meadows on field trips. During their visit children learn all about wetlands, as well as the animals, plants, and history of this important habitat. We would love your help in leading these school children on walks around our trails. This is a weekday opportunity. Purpose: To instill in school-age children an appreciation and understanding of their natural and cultural heritage. Duties: Assists program leader with both indoor and outdoor children's programs, offered at the park. School programs are scheduled in the mornings between 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Hours of Operation: Hours vary seasonally

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.

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.

Dog Park Monitor


Be a part of the community and visit with some furry friends by monitoring local dog parks. Purpose: Ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience while visiting the dog parks. Duties: Monitor dog park for safety and maintenance issues. Remind users of the dog park rules and encourage compliance. Check waste bag dispenser periodically and replenish as needed. People skills a must. Pick up and dispose of pet waste and trash in the dog park. Report any issues to appropriate Park Authority Area Manager. 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: Monday Friday, 7:00 AM to Dusk; Weekends and Federal Holidays. 8:00 AM 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

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. Benefits: A great volunteer opportunity for community service hours and helping the Park Authority achieve their mission. Hours of Operation: 7am-6pm

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.

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.

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!

Front Desk Associate


We're looking for cheerful people to join our team at the front desk of our park facilities. Applicants must be energetic, reliable, engaging, and organized. If you are viewing this opportunity using the Volunteer Fairfax website, please click the following link to complete your registration and application: https://volunteer.fairfaxcounty.gov/recruiter/index.php?recruiterID=1380&class=OppDetails&oppGuid=340CB2C8-D7B6-4CA9-A9C1-A91382C1143C 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: varies

Senior Center Lincolnia Chinese Brush Painting Instructor


Senior Centers for Active Adultsoffer opportunities to make friends, stay on the move, and learn new things. 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. Lincolnia Senior center needs aChinesebrush paintinginstructorto teach participants. Preferably, weekly, but not required.

Senior Center Hollin Hall Basic Art Instructor


The Hollin Hall Senior Centerneeds a basic painting instructor to teach using acrylics and other mediums. Class will meet at least twice a month, schedule to be determined. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am-4pm

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 and families 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! *Volunteers areneeded immediately for the upcoming training in March, 2017!! **Need in Alexandria, Reston, & Chantilly areas! Purpose: To engage, educate, and empower families. Duties: Facilitate classes of parents, adolescents, or children. Hours of Operation: 5pm-9pm

Technology Tutor (Lorton Library)


Assist customers in improving their technology skills. Duties: Works one on-one with library customers teaching them computer and technology related skills. Topics will vary based on the customer's needs, but usually include navigating the Internet, learning basic Microsoft Office programs and working with eBooks and e-readers. Reports volunteer hours promptly and accurately.

CERT 125 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


April 24, 26, May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 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

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.

Helping Hands Project Group


In honor of Older Americans Month, Volunteer Solutions' Helping Hands Program will once again link volunteers to help older adults throughout the county to maintain their homes. Assignments include de-cluttering, organizing,deep house cleaningand yard work. This volunteer opportunity is ideal for individuals, groups, sororities, faith groups, youth groups, friends, and families. We have multiple dates available throughout the month of May 2017. Please note that this application if for groups/organizations who have insurance which covers the group during the volunteer activity. If this is not the case, please apply for the Helping Hands Project-Individual opportunity.

General Transportation


Drive older adults and adults with disabilitiesto 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

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.

Take Back the Forest at Wayland Street Park on 4/8/17


Take Back the Forest at Wayland St Park! Did you know that invasive plants are a huge threat to local wildlife, including migrating birds? Volunteers have been working on removing invasive plants and through a grant from the Virginia Department of Forestry it is time to re-plant with native species! All volunteers will receive a FREE Take Back the Forest t-shirt!


Take Back the Forest at Wayland Street Park on 4/22/17


Take Back the Forest at Wayland St Park! Did you know that invasive plants are a huge threat to local wildlife, including migrating birds? Volunteers have been working on removing invasive plants and through a grant from the Virginia Department of Forestry it is time to re-plant with native species! All volunteers will receive a FREE Take Back the Forest t-shirt!


Take Back the Forest at JEB Stuart Park!


Take Back the Forest at JEB Stuart Park! Did you know that invasive plants are a huge threat to local wildlife, including migrating birds? Help out these creatures by volunteering to remove invasive plants at JEB Stuart Park! All volunteers will receive a FREE Take Back the Forest t-shirt!

 


Helping Hands Project Individual


In honor of Older Americans Month, Volunteer Solutions' Helping Hands Program will once again link volunteers to help older adults throughout the county maintain their homes. Assignments include de-cluttering, organizing, deep house cleaningand yard work. This volunteer opportunity is ideal for individuals, groups, sororities, faith groups, youth groups, friends, and families. We have multiple dates available throughout the month of May 2017.

Roving Farm Interpreter - Frying Pan Farm Park


Help us teach the public about our amazing 1870s-1940s Farm Machines! Tell the story of each machine, how they worked and how they helped famers in early 19th century America! Perfect for anyone interested in interpreting history directly to the public and getting their hands dirty with real antique farm tools! You will also have the oportunity to take baskets of smaller farm tools and do roving interpretation, allowing kids and adults to safely do hands on activities with the implements and interpreting their use on the farm. Purpose: To instill in the public an appreciation for the work of a farmer in early 19th century America and how the use of machines improved their production and quality of life. Duties: Interpret a different farm machine each weekend, talk to the public about how they contributed to the farmer's work and what made them better tools for producing crops than what was used before. Take baskets of smaller farm tools and do roving interpretation, allowing kids and adults to safely do hands on activities with the implements and interpreting their use on the farm. Benefits: 10% off of merchandise in the Country Store, 20% off in December. Additional benefits available based on the number of hours spent volunteering. Visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer/ for details. Hours of Operation: Weekends


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