Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Recruiting Board of Directors Members

Independence Empowerment Center (IEC) is still recruiting individuals to join their Board of Directors for a three-year term.  One-half of the Board must include those with disabilities.  Board members should have a sincere interest in the ability of individuals with disabilities to lead an independent lifestyle, a strong belief in the role of IEC in the community and a willingness to advocate on behalf of a specific service population.  Please call Dr. Lopez at 703.257.5400, ext. 117 for more information.

ACTS Needs Donation Drivers

The folks at ACTS Hunger Prevention Center have an urgent need for Donation Drivers Wednesdays thru Sundays.  Drivers can use an ACTS van or their own vehicle for food pickups.  There’s a variety of places to choose from, and you’ll feel great as you deliver food which will help food insecure families in our community!  Please contact Shirley at 703.441.8606, ext. 288 or SCouteau@actspwc.org to learn more.

Community Feeding Taskforce Food Helpline

You can help fight hunger!  The Community Feeding Taskforce Food Helpline urgently needs Spanish speaking volunteers who can assist with answering calls to the Helpline on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Volunteers will answer calls from those in need of food, redirect callers to a food pantry closest to where they live and arrange home deliveries for shut-ins.  Training is provided; however, volunteers will work from home and must have their own computer and Internet access.  It’s a flexible schedule and call volume is low enough someone can do this while working from home.  Please visit bit.ly/314ZgDn for more information and click on the Respond button to sign up.

Delta Sigma Theta Hosts Virtual Town Hall

Delta Sigma Theta will be hosting a Virtual Town Hall Forum with Prince William County Police Chief Peter Newsham Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom.  Members of the community will have an opportunity to hear the plans of the Chief of the Prince William County Police Department and get answers to their questions.  Please pre-register at bit.ly/34vdvTp.

Delta Sigma Theta’s MLK Day of Service Project

Due to inclement weather on Jan. 17, the members of Delta Sigma Theta had to postpone their MLK Day of Service Project.  As soon as a new date is determined, we will share that information.  In the meantime, please keep those winter coats, blankets, sleeping bags, tarps, hats, gloves and socks on standby to donate.  Thank you!

Volleyball and Basketball Coaches Needed

Do you enjoy coaching kids’ sports?  General Heiser Boys & Girls Club in Dumfries needs volunteer Volleyball and Basketball Coaches age 18+ for the upcoming spring season, early March through mid-June.  Basketball teams run Kindergarten and through high school; volleyball teams run 3rd grade through high school.  Teams meet two evenings a week for practices and/or games; some Saturdays may also be needed.  You’ll feel great as you coach young sports enthusiasts and help them learn about teamwork!  Please visit bit.ly/32Buhzo for details and click on the Respond button to sign up. Please email jmoore@bgcgw.org to learn more.

Historic Manassas Souper Bowl 2022

Teens, if you need service hours, we’ve got a fun opportunity for you!  Historic Manassas, Inc. is hosting Souper Bowl 2022 on Feb. 4, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and volunteers age 16+ are needed as Souper Bowl Attendants/Servers.  You’ll have fun ladling out soup at this popular event which attracts up to 500 attendees!  Please visit bit.ly/3eYrYt1 to sign up.  Questions?  Email Beverly@historicmanassasinc.org.

Medical Reserve Corps

Support your local health department and your community during a public health emergency!  Volunteers are needed to support several missions, including public health education and outreach, disease investigation, vaccine clinics, and more!  Medical experience is not required; they have roles for everyone!  Bilingual volunteers are especially needed.  Volunteers must be 18 years of age, complete minimum training, and pass a state background check to serve.  Please fill out an application at vamrc.org.  Questions?  Please email Amy at princewilliam@vamrc.org for more information.

Valentines for Veterans

Parents, are you looking for something you can do with the kids?  Prince William Public Libraries is hosting Valentines for Veterans, now through Feb. 4!  Stop by any library to color a valentine which will be given to a veteran.  You can also print out a valentine to design and color from the library’s Facebook page (Prince William Public Libraries) or Twitter (@PrinceWmLibrary).  Please contact your local library to learn more.

Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America needs volunteers to help “retire” wreaths at Quantico National Cemetery on Jan. 29 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Signup is required; please visit bit.ly/WreathRemovalQuantico to register for this family-friendly event.  Please email Fred@novavets.org for more information.

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.

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