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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Volunteers needed for the Christmas in July event on Saturday, July 21.  This event is sponsored by The Philadelphia Tavern, Sinistral Brewing and Volunteer Prince William to benefit The Un-Trim-A-Tree Holiday Gift program for needy kids. Duties include selling drink tickets and checking IDs.  Three shifts available- 12:00 noon-3:00 p. m., 3:00-6:00 p. m. and 6:00-9:00 p. m.  This is a fun, family event on Main Street, Old Town Manassas with raffles, giveaways, games, food, drinks and Santa!  Please sign up to help at [email protected].  This promises to be great fun!

ACTS needs volunteers to help sort donations at the thrift store next week – July 16-20 –  between 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. Please register online: actspwc.org volunteer application.

K9s Serving Vets is gearing up for the Annual Raffle and Auction on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 4:00-8:00 p. m. at Bungalow Alehouse in Woodbridge.  Come out and meet the service dog teams and bid on amazing auctions items including getaways, dinners, grills and other cool stuff. You can bid online as well: goo.gl/C9NMC.

Saved Hands Foundation is looking for a volunteer to help others write their resumes and distribute school supplies at their 5th Annual Back Pack giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 11, 12:00 noon-3:00 p. m.  Please call (571) 572-9013 to learn more about these opportunities.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to deliver noon meals through the Meals on Wheels Program. Shifts are just two to three hours and available throughout the area.  RSVP members receive a mileage reimbursement and additional insurance coverage at no cost to the volunteer.  Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 to learn more.

Mark your calendars for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Oct. 20 in Old Town Manassas.  Volunteers are needed for set-up, refreshments, advocacy, finish line brigade and route monitoring.  Please email Ben at [email protected] to learn more.

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: [email protected] to learn more about the program and register for the next orientation session.

Prince William Conservation Alliance has several fun workdays coming up.  Please join them on Aug. 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].

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Aug. 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 fun for the entire family.  You can buy tickets online: princewilliamfarm2table2018.eventbrite.com.

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.

Youth for Tomorrow is looking for volunteers to share hobbies and interests with the kids on weekends. If you have a little time please bring your interest to share with them such as sewing, gardening, cooking, golf, arts & crafts, jewelry to name just a few.  Please fill out the volunteer application with your resume: youthfortomorrow.org.

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.

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

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