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Call to Action: Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

CASA Children’s Intervention Services needs volunteer advocates to help protect abused and neglected children in our community.  You’ll receive fantastic training to give you all the skills needed to help these kids.  Please email Suzanne at [email protected] to learn more about the program and register for the next orientation session.

The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy is looking for volunteers to assist with PLAY, a summer instructional league free to kids in Wards 5-8 in DC. Coaches volunteer twice a week, 6:00-7:30 p. m, June 18 – August 3.  Experience is not necessary; just bring energy and be a positive role model. Please contact [email protected] to learn more.

Prince William Conservation Alliance has several fun workdays coming up.  Please join them on  July 7, July 20 and August 4 at Merrimac Farm, 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon.  It feels good to get your hands dirty! Please RSVP for these events at (703) 490-5200 or via email: [email protected].

K9s Serving Vets is holding a restaurant fundraiser on July 7, 6:00-10:00 p. m., at CAVA Mediterranean Grill in Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria.  A percentage of your bill will be donated to K9s Serving Vets to help them partner veterans with service dogs.  Please visit k9sservingvets.org/upcoming-event to print the flyer and support this great cause.

Literacy Volunteers Prince William is gearing up for their next tutor training workshop in July.  This is the perfect way to give a helping hand to an adult working on the skill set.  Training will be held Saturday July 14, 8:45 a. m.-4:00 p. m. and finishes Saturday, July 28, 9:00 a. m.-12:00 p. m..  You’ll gain all the skills needed to be extremely effective.  Please call (703) 670-5702 or email [email protected] to register.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 25 for the 3rd Annual Farm to Table event to support the Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation at Windy Knoll Farm.  The event runs from 3:00-8:00 p. m. with two seatings for dinner.  Tickets are just $40 for adults, $20 for children 13-18 and free for kids under 12.  There will be local vendors, artisan and farm sponsors and antique equipment.  It promises to be fun for the entire family.  You can buy tickets online: princewilliamfarm2table2018.eventbrite.com.

Astar Education Institute in Manassas invites recent college graduates to a great opportunity to teach English in China for the next school year.  Start date is August 22, 2018 in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China.  Qualifications needed include BS in English preferred with TESOL/TEFL certificate but they’ll train you if you don’t have it, ability to obtain background check and valid US passport.  Your compensation includes free teaching training, scholarship for TESOL Certificate training, working VISA for China, monthly salary $1200, health insurance, free flights, meals and housing in China.  This is a huge resume builder for graduates looking for the next fantastic adventure.  Please call Fannie at (703) 368-6838 ext. 14 to learn more.

BARN is in need of volunteers to staff their front desk.  Duties include answering the phones/door as well as general administrative tasks.  Shifts are Monday –Friday 9:00 a. m.-12:00 p. m. and 12:00-3:00 p. m.  Hours will increase to 5:00 p. m. during peak times of the year.  Please call (703) 368-4791 for more information.

Computer Core is offering classes and seminars this summer and into fall for those seeking to improve their computer skills for a better career.  Registration has begun and will run through mid-August.  Please contact Jenny at (703) 931-7346, x101 or email [email protected] to learn how you can improve your computer skills.

Serve Our Willing Warriors is in need of administrative support volunteers at their Bull Run Retreat in Haymarket.  Basic admin duties are needed along with a big smile and friendly face to welcome visitors.  Hours are weekdays 9:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m.  It’s a great way to give back to our veterans and not have to fight the daily grind to DC!  For more information, please contact Heidi at [email protected].

Serve Our Willing Warriors is also presenting Lemon-Aid Stands for America, which raises funds by holding lemonade stands in local neighborhoods.  Funds raised will help provide warriors and their families a week stay at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run.  What a great activity all ages can enjoy to support a worthy cause!  Please visit willingwarriors.org to learn more on how you can help.

Care Net PRCs is looking for bilingual volunteers to help in their office in Manassas.  They are also having a movie event on July 14, 7:00 p. m., at Manassas Baptist Church.  Come see the inspiring movie I can Only Imagine.  Please email Kirk at [email protected] for more info.

The Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps needs both 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.  They offer tons of training topics to build your skillset.  Please call Isabella at (703) 792-7341 to learn more.

The Manassas Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to teach crafts to the members of the center each week.  Come share your love of knitting, crocheting, painting, ceramics and such with others.  Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 for more info.  They also would love a volunteer to teach Sign Language class as well.  It’s a great way to share your skill.  Please call Sue at 703-792-7154 to learn more.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please call Volunteer Prince William at (703) 369-5292 or visit volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

By Prince William Living

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