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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Macy’s Clothing Closet needs your help to organize donated clothing for the residents of both the SERVE Shelter in Manassas and the Hilda Barg Shelter in Woodbridge.  It’s a great way for you to give a little piece of mind to shelter residents who arrive with literally the shirt on their back.  Call Julie at (571) 748-2674 or visit their website nvfs.org to learn more.

The Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Dale City wants to pack 30,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger on March 10.  Super fun, family friendly event to help those less fortunate.  You can choose either morning or afternoon shift.  Please visit  whatsupwoodbridge.com for the link to register.

K9 Serving Vets is looking for a volunteer photographer at their events.  Please email [email protected] to learn more.

Project Mend-A-House is now registering participants for their Live Well Workshops. This chronic disease self-management program meets at the Manassas Senior Center on Thursday mornings.  Please call Martha at (571) 264-8559 to learn more.

Prince William Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta invites you to the celebration of the contributions African-Americans make to the arts on Saturday Feb. 3, from 6:00-8:00 p. m. at the Candy Factory in Manassas. Come see the wonderful exhibition of photography, painting and mixed media.

The Young Center is looking for adult volunteers to be child advocates for unaccompanied immigrant children. The next training is March 3, which will give you all the tools needed for the child’s immigration process and their life in general.  Please email [email protected] to learn more.

First Tee of Prince William County promises spring is right around the corner so volunteers are needed to teach kids the fundamentals of a good golf swing.   Come join the fun of sharing the game of golf with kids while also sharing dealing with life’s issues.  Please call Alan at (703) 792-8064 to learn more.

People Incorporated is looking for volunteer tax preparers willing to be certified as an IRS VITA Income Tax Preparer for the 2018 tax season.  This special tax preparer assists low-income individuals and families with tax preparation at Saint James Episcopal Church, 73 Culpeper Street, Warrenton.  Training is required, but you will be helping this vulnerable population navigate through their tax forms and IRS regulations.  Volunteer Greeters are also needed to welcome those who visit the site, distribute forms, and create a pleasant atmosphere for the clients. For more information, please call Jeanne at (571) 445-3020 or email [email protected].

Serve Our Willing Warriors will be hosting “A Night in Monte Carlo” Feb. 3, 6:30-10:30 p. m. at the Piedmont Club.  Volunteers are needed to spread the word about the event, collect auction items, help with sponsorships and assist with various tasks the day of the event.  Kimberly [email protected] is happy to provide more information on this great fundraiser.  The agency also has numerous other volunteer opportunities available.  It’s a great way to say Thank You to our veterans for their sacrifices, and also help this wonderful organization spread the word on how they support veterans.  Please email [email protected] or visit willingwarriors.org for more information.

The good folks at ACTS are in need of volunteer groups (large and small) who can help with various facilities projects such as grounds work, painting and helping their shelter create more space.  Volunteers must be at least 16, and this is family friendly!  Please contact Tamika at [email protected] to learn how you can support this agency’s programs.

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program is in urgent need of volunteers age 55+ to teach fourth-grade children the life skills to keep them safe alone and safe at home.  Volunteers must be available during school hours.  This fun curriculum is very interactive and of course the kids are very fun.  Training is provided; please call Jan to learn more at (571) 292-5307 to be part of the RSVP team.

SERVE Shelter is in need of small volunteer groups (6-8) who can prepare and serve a meal to their shelter residents in February.  Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.  Meals needed are Feb. 11 Dinner and Feb. 19 (President’s Day) Brunch and Dinner.  Groups have the option to prepare food offsite and deliver, or bring ingredients and prepare and serve onsite in the shelter kitchen.  Please contact Julie at [email protected] for more information on how to provide the homeless with a delicious, home-cooked meal.

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 projects 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. Our website is volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

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