Provided by Volunteer Prince William
Volunteer Prince William’s weekly list of local volunteer opportunities includes:
CASA Virginia Intern
CASA Virginia in Woodbridge is looking for an Intern to support their programs which advocate for immigrants and refugees. This one-year, part-time, paid internship would begin Sept. 11 and be done in their Woodbridge office. Bilingual skills in Spanish and/or other languages are preferred. You’ll gain invaluable experience in the nonprofit sector as you navigate and learn about the various issues affecting immigrants and refugees! Visit bit.ly/3YWXTzY to view the full details; email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
They Served Us – Now You Can Help Them!
Volunteer Prince William’s VETS program needs Volunteer Drivers age 21+ to provide transportation for veterans and their spouse/widow to medical appointments, supermarkets, retail and houses of worship. Schedules are flexible and most rides are done between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. You’ll feel great as you provide transportation and friendship to veterans and spouses who otherwise struggle to have their daily and medical needs met! Please email email@example.com to learn how you can get involved. This opportunity is made possible by a grant from Potomac Health Foundation.
American Cancer Society Needs Volunteer Drivers
American Cancer Society provides free rides to treatment for people with cancer and they are looking for Volunteer Drivers in Prince William County and surrounding areas. What’s often standing between people with cancer and lifesaving treatment is a ride to get there. The American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery program fills this gap. Learn more about how you can become a Volunteer Driver at cancer.org/drive or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do You Enjoy Party Planning?
Birthright of Woodbridge would like to meet you! They’re looking for a volunteer Baby Shower Coordinator to help them plan their monthly baby showers, normally held on the fourth Sunday of each month for their expectant clients. It sounds like loads of fun as you help plan and run the party, plus you’ll feel a warm glow knowing you’re providing a happy, enjoyable experience for new mothers! Please visit bit.ly/3PdPXHE for details. Please email email@example.com or call 703.583.1178 to learn more.
You Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child!
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) needs volunteers age 21+ who care about children growing up in a safe, permanent and loving home. The staff will hold their next Virtual Information Sessions on Sept. 6 and again on Sept. 20, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. each time. Learn how you can help protect abused and neglected children in your community by becoming a volunteer advocate. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703.330.8145 to receive the link to the meeting.
Make a Difference for an Immigrant
Imagine being uprooted from your home country and landing in another country where you don’t speak the language or know the culture. That’s what many recent immigrants who have arrived here are facing. The hard-working staff at Catholic Charities have volunteer opportunities for Mentors for school-age children and Instructors to teach ESOL for the upcoming winter session in Manassas on Tuesday evenings, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. You’ll feel great as you help immigrants get settled in the U.S. and gain confidence in their new home! Please email LeaAnn.Gross@ccda.net to learn how you can help.
Passionate About Fighting Hunger?
If you’re passionate about fighting hunger, you can help SNAP recipients gain access to healthy food! Historic Manassas, Inc. needs SNAP Volunteers age 18+ who can help with the SNAP program during the Thursday and Saturday morning Manassas Farmers Markets, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Duties include helping people sign in, handing out tokens to spend at the market, counting tokens and explaining how the tokens work to recipients. Training is provided. You’ll feel wonderful knowing you’re helping food insecure families be able to access healthy food! Please email email@example.com for more information.
Front Desk Volunteer Needed
Historic Manassas, Inc. is also looking for a “people person” Front Desk Volunteer age 21+ who can help at their Visitor Center on Monday afternoons, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. You’ll have loads of fun interacting with visitors as you answer questions about Old Town Manassas and all the fun activities that take place! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Holy Family Fun Festival Needs Volunteers
Holy Family Catholic Church is holding their Holy Family Fun Festival Sept. 8 and 9 at 14160 Ferndale Road in Dale City. They need LOTS and LOTS of volunteers to make this a fun, family-friendly event! Duties include help set up, operate various cultural booths, sell food, raffle tickets and much, much more! It looks like a wonderful way to celebrate the end of summer! Please visit their Sign-Up Genius page at bit.ly/3sigXN5 to sign up. Please note, there are over 25 tabs listing the many ways volunteers can help.
Manassas Museum Needs Greeters
The Manassas Museum located at 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas is open again and they are looking for friendly, smiling volunteers to act as Greeters. Duties include greeting visitors, providing directions, pointing out special exhibits/resources and answering basic questions regarding the City. If you’re a people person and enjoy sharing the history of Manassas City, this would be a fun opportunity for you! Please email email@example.com or call 703.257.8265 for more information.
Enjoy Helping Special Needs Adults/Children?
If you enjoy helping special needs adults/children, here’s a fantastic opportunity for you! PWC Parks and Recreation offers Adapted Recreation Programs for Children and Adults with disabilities, and they need volunteers to support their Aqua Zumba classes. Classes are held Fridays at Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center, 13025 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge, Sept. 15 to Dec. 15. Volunteers will get in the water with participants and help keep them on track and focused on the activity; classes are run in three to four feet of water. This volunteer opportunity requires a background check. Please visit bit.ly/45vowOV to view details and sign up. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703.792.8066 to learn more.
You Can Help Fight Food Insecurity!
The staff at St. Thomas UMC Food Pantry in Manassas needs weekday Food Pantry Volunteers to help sort food donations during the week and assist with keeping the pantry organized and clean. Volunteers are typically needed 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and staff is present to train new volunteers. Duties include sorting a variety of food and putting them in designated spots in preparation for distribution, ensuring storage areas are neat/orderly, and cleaning (wiping down counters when done, taking out the trash, sweeping, etc.). You’ll feel good in the knowledge that you’re helping to support a food assistance program which feeds up to 250 families each week! Please email email@example.com 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.