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:
Road to Recovery
American Cancer Society is searching for volunteer drivers age 18+ to provide rides to and from treatments in the Prince William area through their Road to Recovery program. Volunteers must have a good driving record, current driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and access to a safe and reliable vehicle. To learn more or sign up to volunteer, please visit cancer.org/drive, contact Anna or call 703.213.5386.
A Day of Plogging
Please join Keep Prince William Beautiful March 28 for a day of plogging-outdoor fun, exercise, and community beautification in Haymarket, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.! Pick up litter as you move around the neighborhood and earn a coupon from Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Shop! Meet at Cookies and Cream, 14650 Washington Street, Haymarket; event starts promptly at 11:00 a.m. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early for registration and a brief introduction to the event. Sign up in advance.
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.
Clean the Stream
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.
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.
Wildlife Garden Workday
Prince William Conservation Alliance is holding a Wildlife Garden Workday at Merrimac Farm April 4, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Help wake up the garden for spring and prepare for the upcoming Bluebell Festival! It’s loads of fun watching wildlife, learning about native plants/pollinators, and getting ideas for your own backyard. Meet at the Stone House, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville. All ages welcome, children under 12 must have parental supervision. Please RSVP to [email protected] or call 703.490.5200.
Walk for Life
CareNet Pregnancy Resource Center is looking for volunteers to support their Walk for Life on April 18 at Harris Pavilion in Manassas. Volunteers will help set up prior to the event and break down/clean up once the walk is finished. Volunteers can participate in the walk. Please email [email protected] for more information. Walkers can register at voice4life.org/bettertogether.
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.
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.
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 pwcgov.org/money for more info.
If you are looking for other opportunities, please to call our team at Volunteer Prince William, 703.369.5292. You can also visit our website. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.