A Call to Action: Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

Volunteer Prince William maintains a list of the volunteer opportunities available throughout greater Prince William. Every week, they issue a call to action, listing current opportunities.

Outdoor Fun

Sweet Julia Grace Foundation is holding their annual Golf Tournament on Aug 20, 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. at Prince William Golf Course, 14631 Vint Hill Road, Nokesville. Register as a foursome, or as an individual golfer. Four-person scramble begins with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Visit sweetjuliagrace.org/events for more information.

Prince William Conservation Alliance will be holding a Minnieville Buffer Workday Aug. 24, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Meet at the intersection of Minnieville Road and Colby Drive in the parking lot of K9 Gunner Dog Park. Please dress for outdoors – long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat. They have gloves and garden tools, or you can bring your own. Bring along a smile and bottled water! To register, email [email protected].

Carried to Full Term invites you to their 5K and 1-mile fun run on Saturday, Sept. 7 in Gainesville. Come support their mentoring and housing services to pregnant moms. Please visit their website to learn more and register for the run.

Save the Date: Sunday, Sept. 8. The Walk to Fight Suicide will be held in Manassas. Please register at afsp.org/Manassas.

Habitat for Humanity invites all golfers to the 26th Annual Lou Maroon Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 9 at Evergreen Country Club. Fee is just $150 per player for teams of four players, Captains Choice format. Registration includes, greens fee, cart, complimentary beverages, goody bag, lunch, practice range and balls and awards banquet with dinner. Please email [email protected] to learn more.

Habitat for Humanity also needs volunteers to help with the Lou Maroon Golf Tournament on Sept. 9 at Evergreen Country Club in Haymarket. Three shifts available: 9:00 a.m., 12:00 noon and 2:30 p.m. Duties include event setup, registration, and run contests during the event. Please sign up on Habitat’s Volunteer Calendar. Call 703.369.6708 or email [email protected] for more information.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Saturday, Oct. 19 in Manassas. Volunteers are needed to help with set up, clean up, refreshments, advocacy, route monitoring or the finish line brigade. Gather your friends and families to join in the event. Please email Ben to learn more.

Working with Youth and Children

The Chinn Center needs volunteers on Sunday, Sept. 15 for their 6th Annual Kids Triathlon. Kids start in the pool with laps and move out to the bike course and then end on the run course. Volunteer positions include keeping the kids safe and on course. The event starts at 7:00 a. m.; volunteers need to report by 6:15 a. m. Teens age 14+ are very welcome for this event! Please call Beverly at (703) 792-8616 for more info.

Girls on the Run Northern Virginia is looking for volunteer coaches for the fall 2019 season. You will be trained to facilitate the easy to follow curriculum with small groups of girls in grades 3-8, twice a week for 10 weeks. The program runs from Sept. 23 to Nov. 24 and inspires girls to be strong, confident and healthy. Please email Meagan to learn more.

Food and Meal Delivery

The staff at SERVE is already planning their Shelter Meals schedule for fall! They’re looking for group of six to eight volunteers to provide a meal to shelter guests on Labor Day, Sept. 2. Volunteers must be at least 16. It’s a fun way to share a meal with shelter guests as a farewell to summer, and your group can do a cookout. If Labor Day doesn’t work, other dates are available through Thanksgiving – it’s not too early to plan that holiday meal! Please contact Julie at 571.748.2674, or [email protected] to learn more.

Food for Others needs volunteers to pick fresh fruit and vegetables at Hollin Farm to distribute to families in need. They work every Sunday, July 14 through Oct. 20. Please register here.


BEACON for Adult Literacy is gearing up for the fall semester and is looking for tutors to work with small groups. No second language or teaching experience needed. The fall semester starts Aug. 26 with volunteer training on Aug. 17 from 8:30 a. m. to 2:30 p. m. Please call (703) 368-7491 to register and learn more.

Catholic Charities needs volunteers to teach English, citizenship, GED and computer classes at their Hogar Center in Manassas. They also have a need for math, science and social studies teachers. Come be part of their team giving families a better opportunity for success. Please call Emily at (703) 851-6388 to learn more.

Area Agency on Aging needs volunteers to teach their Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. This program was designed by Stanford University so individuals can live a more active, healthy and joyful lifestyle. They learn to manage stress, fatigue, control pain, eat better, solve problems and get the support they need. The training is Aug. 16, 17, 23 and 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please call Jodie at (571) 241-3925 to learn more and register for the training.

Miscellaneous Opportunities

The Virginia Cooperative Extension offers all kinds of great seminars for home ownership. Their next seminar is in Woodbridge on Aug. 17 from 9:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. with lunch included. Please email [email protected] to learn more.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to drive veterans or spouses to their doctors’ appointments. 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.

Soles4Souls collects new and gently worn shoes to create sustainable jobs around the world. Drop off points are the DSW Shoe Store in Woodbridge and Gainesville, Core Effects Personal Training in Woodbridge and Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Triangle. Please visit their website to see all the cool stuff they are doing.

Habitat for Humanity invites you to book your corporate employee volunteer days for the fall season. It’s a great way to increase goodwill and customer/employee respect by demonstrating your company’s commitment to our community, ensure the region’s growth and value as a great place to live and work, attract a skilled workforce and providing rewarding corporate team building opportunities that will build morale and job satisfaction. Please call Traci at (703) 369-6708 to learn more.

Serve Our Willing Warriors needs volunteers to assist with House Preparation for the Warrior Retreat on Wednesdays, 9:30 a. m. to 12:00 noon. This is a great way to give families a fresh start to their retreat stay. Please email them to learn more.

The National Museum of the United States Army is looking for individuals age 18+ who are passionate about the U.S. Army and sharing the stories of the men and women who have worn the Army uniform throughout our nation’s history. Although the museum doesn’t open until 2020, there will be a variety of volunteer opportunities, such as visitor services, special events, tours, education, gardening and administration. Specific educational degrees or work experience aren’t required. All are encouraged to apply to volunteer here: nmusa.volunteerportal.org.

Come Save a Life with American Red Cross! Their next Sound the Alarm event will be Aug. 17, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Help lend a hand to help those without a newer smoke alarm be safe in their own home. Kids under 12 can volunteer with a parent. Register here.

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




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