Call to action: Volunteer opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

Spring must be right around the corner, so mark your calendars for the Powell’s Creek Cleanup on Saturday February 25th at 9:00 a. m. Please dress for the weather that day.  Cleanup supplies are provided.  You’ll want to register for this event at  You can call Neil at Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition for more info at (703) 232-4037. It’s the perfect way to welcome spring.

The Good News Community Kitchen is having their 1920s Gala next Friday February 3rd at Harbor View.  Come out for a fun evening of dinner, dancing, silent auction, casino style cocktail hour, cash bar and red carpet.  Tickets are just $92 for a great cause.  Tickets can be bought online at or give Mercedes a call at (703) 828-3445 for more info.

Come celebrate Black History Month on Saturday February 4th, 6:00 – 8:00 p. m. at the Center for the Arts. The PWC Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a special reception with live music and light hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the opening of the Exposure Groups’ African-American Photography Exhibit.

Project Mend A House invites you to their free workshop series called Live Well Virginia beginning February 16th 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon.  The workshop provides the skills to manage conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain and other conditions.  This first series will be at the Manassas Senior Center but they will have future programs at the Potomac Library, Arbor Terrace and the Woodbridge Senior Center.  Please call Jodie at (571) 494-5577 to learn more.

Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers to deliver a noon meal to homebound seniorsCome be part of this wonderful team of volunteers who go out five days a week to share a warm meal and a friendly face.  Volunteers are needed on both sides of the community, either picking up at the Woodbridge Senior Center or the Manassas Senior Center.  This super activity only takes two hours or so, making it perfect for busy retirees, moms with their kids in school or a professional or can flex out of work for these 2 hours. You pick the day of the week best for your schedule! Please give Melodee a call at (703) 792-4583 to learn more.

The Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference is May 16-17 in Richmond.  This is a fun, worthwhile opportunity for volunteer managers from across the Commonwealth.  It offers workshops, networking events and opportunities for service.  You don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from or share with others.  Please visit their website to learn more at  This conference is a bargain so come invest in your professional development.

Saved Hands Foundation is looking for a volunteer to manage their volunteer program.  Duties include recruitment, management and training of volunteers as well as strengthen public and private programs in a fast paced office.  Candidates should have experience in volunteer management, nonprofit organization or other leadership qualities.  Please email or call Pamela at (703) 895-6681 to learn more.

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers in several capacities including helping at the ReStore, working the construction sites most Thursday- Saturdays or bring lunch to the construction volunteers on site.  It’s super easy to see where you’re needed by visiting the volunteer calendar at Volunteers are the lifeline to giving well-deserving families home ownership and home repair programs right here in our community.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to transport veterans to their doctors’ appointments and perhaps stop by the pharmacy to fill a new prescription. There is an immediate need in the Woodbridge area!  It’s a great way to say thank you for their service. The second need is to present life skills to 4th grade students who may be home alone for a short time period after school.  It’s a fun curriculum and certainly a fun age to work with. Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 for more info.

Serve our Willing Warriors invites you to their Annual Monte Carlo Night on Saturday February 18th, 6:00-11:00 p. m.  This fun event includes gaming tables and other activities. Volunteers are also needed to help spread the word, ticket sales, event prep and other tasks the night of the event. They also need volunteers to help prepare the house every Wednesday 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p. m. for the next guests and landscaping, grounds keeping as we get closer to spring.  Please email Kimberly at to learn more.

Brain Injury Services is looking for PALS volunteers to visit clients in their homes. They have a man who enjoys music and would greatly appreciate a visit once or twice a month. Opportunities are always flexible!  Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call the wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William.  Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, and 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 our website:  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.



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