Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

Volunteer Prince William serves as a clearing house for volunteer opportunities throughout the area. Here are some of this week’s available positions:

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to work on a house in Manassas. Donated lunches to the construction volunteers are also needed. Lunch is as easy as sandwiches, chips and a drink! Both needs run through early March. Please sign up on their volunteer calendar. For more information, please call 703.369.6708.

Volunteer Parent Education Facilitators

Virginia Cooperative Extension is seeking Volunteer Parent Education Facilitators to lead Parenting classes and workshops throughout the greater Prince William area. Ideal candidates have parented a child in the age group they lead, are passionate about parenting, able to commit to leading two seven-week parenting classes within the first two years of completing training. Orientation is March 2. Must attend training dates on March 21 and 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and March 30 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Please email Carolina to learn more.

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is looking for coaches for the Spring 2020 season. Lace up your sneakers and come inspire girls in grade 3-8 to be strong, confident and healthy. You do not need to be a runner to coach. You’ll serve as a role model by showing up prepared and on time, listening attentively and demonstrating a positive attitude. Must commit to two to three hours a week for a 10-week session, with additional time for training and the 5K race. The season starts March 2. Please visit their website to learn more.

SERVE’s Strikes for Stronger Families

SERVE’s annual Strikes for Stronger Families Bowl-a-Thon needs volunteers on March 7, 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., to help with various tasks. Volunteers 16 and up welcome; volunteers 12 thru 15 must volunteer with a parent. The event location is Bowl America, 10641 Balls Ford Road, Manassas. Please email Navara for more information.

Stream Cleanups

The 2020 Big Spring Neabsco Creek Cleanup is Saturday March 7, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Volunteers are needed to help with this fun event. Meet at Neabsco Eagles Park, 15801 Neabsco Road, Woodbridge. They’ll provide litter bags, grabbers, gloves and light refreshments. Please wear boots for this event. Please email [email protected] to learn more.

Clean the Stream needs volunteers on Saturday March 14, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the stream adjacent to Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas. Please email [email protected] to learn more.

Food Drive

Manassas Hunger & Homeless Outreach is holding their Quarterly Food Drive March 14, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Safeway in Bristow, benefiting their local Food Pantry partner in Manassas. Volunteers are needed to help collect donations. Please call 571-406-3520 or email [email protected] for more information.

Monte Carlo Night

Serve Our Willing Warriors is hosting Monte Carlo Night on March 28 at 6:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed in many ways to make this a successful event to support their families. Please email Sarah to learn more.

Tea and Fashion Show

House of Mercy cordially invites you to their Annual Tea and Fashion Show on Sunday March 29, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at Manassas Park Community Center. High Tea, raffles, and fashion show are included in your ticket for just $40 to support the center’s programs. Lots of sponsor opportunities are also available in their program for your business or organization. Please visit their website to learn more.

Fixers Needed

Prince William Solid Waste Division needs handy, fixer volunteers for their Fix it Fair on June 13 at Chinn Park Library. If you like to repair small appliances, clocks, jewelry, etc., you would help promote reuse practices to reduce waste. Please email your name, phone and fix-it specialties by March 13.

Literacy Volunteers Needed

BEACON Adult Literacy is recruiting volunteers to become instructors in the Manassas area for their ESOL programs spring semester. No second language or teaching experience needed, as they provide training. Please contact Jessica for more information.

Thrift Store Volunteers

Church of the Rock needs volunteers to help in their thrift store in Dumfries. Shifts are Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Friday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Retirees welcome! Please contact Pastor Graham at 571.418.1095 for more information.

Foster Parents Needed

For Children’s Sake is looking for foster parents to provide a loving and stable home for youth in foster care. There are both short- and long-term placements needed, and you’ll receive all the training needed throughout this journey. Please call Kelley at 703.817.9890 to learn more.

Prince William Food Rescue

Prince William Food Rescue needs a key volunteer on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. to manage a large donation from the Walmart on Liberia Avenue in Manassas. This job consists of going to the site, reporting back on the size of the donation that day, split up everything to the drivers until all has gone. Please email Claire to learn more about this program.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) needs volunteers who can help fourth grade students learn to be “Safe at Home!” Volunteers should be at least 55, available during the school day and comfortable with presenting an interactive lesson in a school setting. Training is provided. You’ll feel great as you teach youngsters the skills they need to cope with being home alone! Please contact Jan at 571.292.5307 to learn more.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is also looking for volunteers age 55+ to drive veterans or spouses to their doctors’ appointments. It’s very easy to help these individuals get the care they need while remaining in their homes. 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.

Preparing Meals at SERVE

SERVE needs volunteer groups (6-8 people) to prepare and serve meals to the 60-70 residents of their Manassas shelter. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to be on site at the shelter. Groups can prepare offsite and deliver or bring ingredients and prepare and serve onsite in the shelter kitchen. Open Dates: Dinner April 12 (Easter), Brunch May 24 and Brunch/Dinner May 25 (Memorial Day). It’s not too early to sign up! Please email [email protected] for more details.

Master Financial Educator Volunteer Training

Virginia Cooperative Extension is having their next Master Financial Educator Volunteer training April 2 through May 21 at the McCoart and Ferlazzo government centers. Please visit www.pwcgov.org/money for more info.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please to call our wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William at 703.369.5292. You can also visit our website. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

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