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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.

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.

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.

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

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!

Medical Transportation


People are missing important medical appointments due to lack of transportation! Are you interested in driving older adults or adults with disabilities to important doctor's appointments? Transport people Monday through Friday, generally between 8a-5pm. Opportunities available throughout Fairfax County close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible. Weekdays

Senior Center Lincolnia Fitness Instructor


The Lincolnia Senior Center needs a weekly fitness instructor to guide participants in a matwork class to build the core and lift weights. They also need an aerobics/cardio instructor. Schedule is flexible during weekdays.

OEM Volunteer Corps Application


The criminal history check, Central Registry check, and driving record check in order to be eligible. The volunteers with the OEM Volunteer Corps will help the staff of the Office of Emergency Management educate the public in emergency management and disaster preparedness throughout the whole community. Several Positions may be filled from this opportunity. This opportunity will support the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and will run indefinitely. Support will be needed during the day, evening, and on weekends. All OEM Volunteer Corps members are required to attend the OEM Volunteer Orientation at a date TBD. Purpose: To provide public education and outreach about emergency/disaster preparedness to the residents in Fairfax County. Benefits: To support the efforts of Emergency Management and public safety partners. Will be given a pipeline to training opportunities.

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

CERT 137 at the Fire and Rescue Academy


April 30, May 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 2018. Mondays Wednesdays, 7:00 - 11:00 pm. CERT Basic training class at the Fire and Rescue Academy. 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 - 11:00 pm

Mealtime Companion


This is a new and exciting endeavor to help ensure that Meals on Wheels recipients (who have memory loss) are appropriately heating and consuming their delivered meals. Volunteers are needed during lunchtime hours, 2-3 days per week, to assist participants with heating up their food and to provide meal time companionship. To help encourage the older adults to eat, volunteers should bring their own meal or snack as a behavior model. Guidance on working with older people with cognitive decline will be provided.

Communications Committee Member


The Communicatons Committee for the foundation works on many items to get the message of Bite Me Cancer out to the public:

  • Website technical expertise: HTML, WordPress, features, SEO, design.
  • Marketing: Assisting with development, graphic design and edits of materials that promote BMC goals and events (postcards, brochures, flyers, posters, banners, annual report, etc.).
  • PR/Press: Spreading the word through press contacts/releases, interviews, state/national connections, etc.
  • Committee meetings: Committee tries to meet once a month via conference call or in person and is active on email to conduct work.

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

Girls on the Run - 5K Race Support


Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia needs volunteers at Bull Run Regional Park for the Girls on the Run 5K presented by UnitedHealthcare. Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs including runner assistance, event information, start/finish line, water stop, and more. Girls on the Run is committed to providing pre-adolescent girls with the necessary tools to embrace their individual strengths through running as they enter middle and high school.


Girls on the Run - 5K Race Support


Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia needs volunteers at Bull Run Regional Park for the Girls on the Run 5K presented by UnitedHealthcare. Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs including runner assistance, event information, start/finish line, water stop, and more. Girls on the Run is committed to providing pre-adolescent girls with the necessary tools to embrace their individual strengths through running as they enter middle and high school.


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 throughout Fairfax County close to where you live or work! Hours of Operation: Flexible schedule.

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.

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!

Senior Center Little River Glen General Volunteer


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. 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.

Carousel Operator


The volunteer will ensure that the public is provided a safe ride. The volunteer will carry out safety checks; collect tickets; communicate rules in a friendly but firm way. Light to heavy lifting. Must be 18 years or older. Must complete FCPA Safety Training within two weeks of start date. On-the-job training as required. Purpose: To operate the carousel rides in a safe manner for the public Duties: Carry out safety checks; collect tickets; communicate rules in a friendly but firm way. Hours of Operation: Currently weekends only 11-6; 11-7 beginning May 26; 11-7 weekdays beginning June 15

General Support Assistant


Perform a full range of clerical and office support assignments including day to day operations with general instruction as well as new or unusual tasks. Purpose: To assist with clerical duties, help enhance public awareness, help maintain public facilities to provide a pleasant, clean and safe environment for users, and provide support during special events. Duties: Assist with light duties such as filing, copying, making phone calls and updating files. Assist with designing and making promotional posters, flyers, bulletin displays and class passes; distribute as appropriate. Help keep sites clean and neat. Help to setup and take down special activity areas and with parking and traffic directions. Light to heavy lifting. Benefits: See website www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/volunteer Hours of Operation: varies

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.

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 disabilities for lap swimming 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

Food Pick Up Drivers Needed


Everyday food goes to waste while families in our community go hungry. You can help. Food Recovery Drivers are needed weekday mornings, to pick up donations from Manassas-area grocery stores/restaurants and deliver the food to our Hunger Resource Center to distribute to the over 700 families we server each month. Volunteers must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Drivers must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver's license; vehicle is provided. Ride-along training with experienced volunteer is provided. This a great opportunity for retirees, work from home employees and those with flexible work schedules.


Volunteer In Our Food Warehouse to Help End Hunger


Volunteers are needed to assist in our Hunger Resource Center's Food Warehouse for a variety of jobs including:

Warehouse Support, Client Assistance and Client Intake. Volunteers may be asked to assist with unloading, weighing and placing donate food onto the shelves, assisting guests as they shop for food and gathering information to ensure the family is able to get service. There is also some organizing and cleaning needed to ensure we are able to serve the nearly 600 families who relay on us for food each month.

Volunteers 18 and older may volunteer and should be able to lift up to 25lbs. Spanish speaking is preferred for some positions, but not required



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