Call to Action: Local Volunteer Opportunities

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

ALIA in Manassas is looking for volunteers for computer instruction classes to seniors and administrative support in their office. The curriculum includes computer basics: creating and organizing files, sending/receiving email, using the internet and more. Please email Corliss at alia@agapeloveinaction.com to learn more.

Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for various classes in Woodbridge, Dale City and Sterling.  The English class is held Monday – Thursday for just one class a week.  No foreign language or teaching experience is needed as you’ll receive all the training needed.  Please call Arielle at (703) 534-9805 ext. 252 to learn more.

TOPSoccer is looking for volunteers to help on Saturday mornings at the Vint Hill Gym.  This program provides safe, fun and inclusive environment for children with development issues to enjoy the game of soccer. This promises to be a very fun Saturday morning.  Please email Beth to learn more: bbrooks@umcgrace.org.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer program has an urgent need for Meals on Wheels drivers to deliver the noon meal in both the Manassas and Woodbridge areas.  It’s a super two hours or so while you provide a warm meal and check on their welfare.  This program is for individuals age 55+, have valid driver’s license and proper insurance.  A small mileage stipend is available as well training.  Please email Jan: jhawkins@volunteerprincewilliam.org to learn more.

The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry is having their Breakfast Bingo event on Saturday April 8th from 3:00 -5:00 p. m. at the QBE Building.  You don’t want to miss this fun event.  Bingo cards are $1 each or 1 breakfast item such as pancake mix, box of cereal or oatmeal. You can contact Alison at fundraising@haymarketfoodpantry.org with any questions.

The Bluebird Trail is having their next volunteer training on Saturday April 15th, 10:00-11:00 a. m.  Come be part of the wonderful team checking the nesting boxes each week at Merrimac Farm in Nokesville.   Please register for this training at alliance@pwconserve.org.

River of Grace Lutheran Church is having their Spring Fling event on Saturday April 15th 10:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. in Manassas.  This is a free, family event including moon bounce, photo both, face painting and egg hunts.  Please check out their website: rognova.com for more info.

Comcast Cares Day is Saturday April 22nd and lots of volunteers are needed at the ACTS beautification project in Dumfries and Triangle.  Come join all the volunteers from Comcast and Leadership Prince William for this powerful service project. Please email Kathy@leadershipprincewilliam.org for more info.

Care Net PRCs  is having their Walk for Life events on April 22nd in Warrenton, April 29th in Manassas and May 6th in Woodbridge. Come support services to individuals who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy. Please visit their website: voice4life.org/walk-for-life for more info.

Prince William Conservation Alliance needs volunteers at their next Minnieville Buffer workdays on Sunday April 23rd, from 1:00-3:00 p. m. and also on Sunday May 21st.  The two workdays will keep all the native trees, shrubs and wildflowers adjacent to the K9 Gunner Dog Park in tiptop shape.  Please register for the workday at alliance@pwconserve.org

Historic Manassas needs volunteers at the Much Ado About Art Festival on Friday May 5th, from 5:00-7:30 p. m. and Saturday from 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.  Please email Erin at erin@historicmanassasinc.org for more info.

Prince William Free Clinic is looking for community partners to join their Annual Health Fair on Saturday June 1 from 9:00  a. m. -1:00 p. m. It’s a great opportunity to help their clients gain greater access to available services.  Please email Caitlin: Caitlin.denney@pwafc.org for more info.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at 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 project 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 for more information.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

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