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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Cheers to Semper K9 Assistance Dogs on the recent purchase of land to build their new facility.  Volunteers are needed for operational staff, construction, and outreach events.  This wonderful organization is full of activity.  Please visit their website semperk9.org to learn more.

Brain Injury Services is in search of volunteers who can visit a gentleman in Sterling and be his companion at meals. Please contact Michelle at 704.451.8881, ext. 232 for more information.

Prince William Health District is looking for community health workers to promote wellness at health fairs, be a health coach or help residents navigate community resources.  It’s a great way to be in the know. Please call Bisrat at (703) 792-6802 to learn more.  Bilingual Spanish speaks very welcome.

The Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps is seeking medical and non-medical volunteers to join their ranks.  These volunteers are trained to respond to public health emergencies as well as day to day health department activities.  There are lots training topics included to build your skillset.  Please call Isabella at (703) 792-7341 to learn more.

Historic Manassas needs volunteers for their very popular Bands, Brews & BBQ event on September 9th.  Tasks include pouring beer, directional assistance and age ID.  Morning shift is 8:00-11:00 a. m., mid- day 11:00 a. m.-2:45 p. m. or 2:00 p. m.-6:45 p. m.  Please call Rebekah at (703) 361-6599 to learn more.

SERVE in Manassas is in dire need of volunteer drivers age 21 and up who can pick up food from area grocery stores and deliver it to the Hunger Resource Center to assist the many families who come for help. You drive; SERVE provides the training, van and the gas – a win-win! Volunteers are also needed at SERVE’s Summer Yard Sale on August 26 to load unsold merchandise for transport to Clock Tower Thrift Store. Shifts are 7:00 a. m.-10:00 a. m. and 2:00 p. m.-4:00 p. m. Please contact Navara at 571-748-2536 on how you can support both opportunities.

Care Net cordially invites you to their next volunteer fair on Saturday September 16th 10:00 a. m.-12:00 p. m.  Volunteer jobs include client advocates, medical volunteers, church ambassadors and more.  Call (703) 330-4572 to learn more.

Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Woodbridge is looking for volunteers to drive clients to medical appointments.  Please call (571) 589-8146 to learn more.

A Cat’s Friend in Woodbridge needs volunteers to help feed and care for homeless cats.  Please email Kim at [email protected] to learn more

Serve our Willing Warriors (SOWW) is looking for Ambassadors and Guest Services Support Team members.  SOWW was founded to help support our Nation’s wounded, injured or ill military members. They provide an enjoyable respite experience for our recovering warriors, their families, and their caretakers in a warm, home-like atmosphere. For detailed information on each of these positions, please contact Kimberly at [email protected] or 571-248-2213 and be sure to visit their website: willingwarriors.org. The next volunteer orientation is September 21st, 6:00-7:00 p. m. Coming up are their 5th Annual Golf Tournament on September 18th and their Annual Gala on November 4th at the MGM National Harbor.

Literacy Volunteers has a great opportunity for those wanting to help adults improve their literacy skills! The next Tutor Training Workshop will be held September 9 and September 23, all day both dates. No previous experience required, but volunteers must attend both sessions. For more information, please call 703-670-5702.

The Manassas, Bull Run Rotary Clubs supporting the great work at SERVE needs tons of volunteers for the Lou Maroon Golf Tournament on Wednesday September 13th at the Evergreen Country Club. Jobs include check-in of teams, run the putting contest, sell raffle tickets, take photos and greet golfers as they tee off. Volunteers need to be at least 18 years old and be able to stand for the two to three hour shift. Shifts are 9:00 a. m.-12:00 p. m., 12:00 – 2:30 p. m. and 2:30-5:00 p. m. Come join the fun for a fabulous cause.  Please call Navara at (571) 748-2536 to learn more.

Think cool fall weather! Mark your calendar for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday October 21st at the Harris Pavilion. Volunteers are needed with event set-up, clean-up, refreshments, route monitoring and much more. Please email Ben at [email protected] to learn more.

The House of Mercy is gearing up for their 7th Annual Campaign to End Hunger on Saturday October 7th.  Come pledge $20 and fill rice bags for two hours to be part of this major event.  Please call (703) 659-1636 to learn more.

Project Mend-a-House is looking for volunteers who love to fix stuff join their great teams.  Both skilled and unskilled handymen and women are needed. These great folks are also registering individuals in the new Chronic Disease Self-Management Program starting in September in both Manassas and Woodbridge. Please call (703) 792-7663 or visit their website pmah.org to learn more.

Volunteer Prince William’s Disaster Services Program is looking for people to help deliver emergency preparedness information to the public through a variety of outreach programs. Most activities will occur during regular business hours so this would be a great deal for retirees. September is National Disaster Preparedness Month! Contact Bonnie to learn more: [email protected].

Our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is still looking for volunteers for the Area Agency on Aging’s Meal on Wheels program You can sign up for a regular day or be a substitute driver. It is easy to do just by picking up a few meals at the Senior Center kitchens in Manassas or Woodbridge and delivering to your route. Bring joy and combat hunger among our seniors! If you are age 55+ contact Jan at 571-292-5307 to be part of the RSVP team. Adults 54 and under please phone Reede at 703-792-6413.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please call Volunteer Prince William.  Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like.  Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.  Please visit our website at volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

 

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