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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Pattie Elementary School has just kicked off their Reading Mentor Program to give kids consistent, valuable reading time with a volunteer.  In order to establish the relationship with this child, they are asking volunteers to sign up for a specific 30 minute time slot once a week for the rest of the school year. This promises to be super fun.  You can sign up online: signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2109338/false#/invitation or via email to Mr. Lucciotti at [email protected]

Volunteer Prince William is pleased to present our Volunteer Management Training Program to all volunteer coordinators  This five-week program is held every Tuesday morning from 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon beginning March 13 at 9248 Center Street in Manassas.  It’s a great way to freshen your skills and gain new insight. This series is free but you must register in advance at volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 to learn more.

Brain Injury Services has two volunteer needs to give their clients special activities.  One client needs a male volunteer to accompany him to swim laps at Cub Run Rec Center two times a month on Mondays or Thursdays late morning or early evenings. The other client needs a male volunteer to help him go through his baseball collection.  This client lives in Herndon.  Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.

The Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Dale City wants to pack 30,000 meals for Rise up 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. They also need donations to buy the meal components.  Please call Patti at (703) 200-3077 to learn more.

CASA Children’s Intervention Services is looking for volunteer advocates to represent a child suffering from abuse or neglect right here in our community. This is a very special volunteer job! Come to their next volunteer information session on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 6:00-7:00 p. m. at the offices of Imagine in Old Town Manassas- 9415 West Street to learn about this job and the extensive training available.  Please call Suzanne at (703) 330-8145 or email [email protected] to learn more.

Serve our Willing Warriors is having their next volunteer orientation on Feb. 28 6:00-7:00 p. m. Come learn about all the wonderful opportunities and tour the retreat at 16013 Waterfall Road Haymarket.  Please email them at [email protected] if you can attend.

SERVE in Manassas needs volunteers to prepare meals for the residents of the family shelter.  Gather yourfriends or family to help with this fun job.  You can prepare the meal offsite or in their kitchen. Dates needed are dinner on March 4, March 17, March 25, April 21, and April 29 or brunch on  April 22. Please call Julie at (571) 748-2674 for more info.  Volunteers are also needed to hand out warm coats during February and March.  Shifts are Monday 1:00-3:00 p. m., Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 11:00 a. m. or 1:00-3:00 p. m., Wednesday 5:00 -7:00 p. m. and Friday 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon. Please call Navara at (571) 748-2536 or via email at [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. They are also gearing up for their next volunteer training series for Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management program.  Training begins March 7 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.; mandatory attendance on March 9, 14 and 16.   Please call Martha at (571) 264-8559 to learn more.

The Young Center is looking for adult volunteers to be child advocates for unaccompanied immigrant children. The next training is March 3  and March 4 to give you all the tools needed for the child’s immigration process and their life in general.  Please email [email protected] to learn more.

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.

Occoquan Watershed Clean-up is hosted by Rebekah, a 13-year-old Girl Scout, on March 10 from 10:00 a. m.-12:30 p. m. at Lake Ridge Park.  Come support her litter prevention project!  Please email Rebekah to volunteer or for more info at [email protected]

The ARC Greater Prince William invites you and your family to their 5K Run/Walk/Roll on Saturday April 28 at 8:00 a. m. at Potomac Nationals Stadium. Cost is $25 for the first 100 participants, $30 early-bird registration before April 1 and then $40 regular price.  Please visit arcgpw.org for more info and to register today!

Mark your calendars for April 18 at Chick-Fil-A in Lake Ridge to find more volunteer opportunities from area agencies.  The event is 9:00 a. m.-10:30 a. m.  Bring your friends for free coffee.

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. Please visit volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

 

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