Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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ACTS

Help fight local hunger!  The staff at ACTS needs volunteers on May 14, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., to support the Mail Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  Volunteers will help offload donations at their Hunger Prevention Center, 17958 Dr. David Cline Lane, Dumfries.  Groups, families, and individuals are welcome, and you’ll feel great helping the staff get their food warehouse organized to help feed food insecure families!  Please contact Shirley at scouteau@actspwc.org or call 703-441-8606 ext. 288 for more information.

Animal Lovers!

Advocates for Abused and Abandoned Pets has several volunteer openings, to include Volunteer CoordinatorSocial Media CoordinatorWebsite CoordinatorGrant Coordinator and Events Coordinator. Pet care is always needed, and the fur babies will appreciate all you do to improve their quality of life!  Please visit humanesocietynv.org/volunteer for more information on how you can get involved.

Hey Shutterbugs!

Historic Dumfries and the Weems-Botts Museum are looking for a volunteer Photographer to take professional quality photographs of the outside of the museum and park for marketing print and digital marketing products.  Photographers will provide their own equipment.  The park has many historic features as well as beautiful garden beds and flowering trees and shrubs.  For more information, please contact Lisa at (703) 221-2218 or info@historicdumfriesva.org.

Saddle Up!

Historic Manassas Inc. is preparing for the highly acclaimed Manassas Downtown Derby on May 6, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The stick steeds Trigger, Red Rum, Tornado, Champion and Black Beauty need three volunteer Stable Hands age 16+ to support management of horses and help keep the “jockeys” in order at the starting gates of the stick horse races.  It promises to be an evening of fun and hilarity while you earn some of those needed service hours!  Interested volunteers can register at bit.ly/3eYrYt1.  Please email Beverly@historicmanassasinc.org to learn more.

Community Giveaway

Jenkins Donelson Foundation is holding a Community Giveaway May 14 at Juke Box Diner, 8637 Sudley Road in Manassas.  Volunteers age 12+ are needed 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to unload vehicles, set up tables and merchandise and assist attendees with selecting merchandise.  Additional volunteer hours are available to load vehicles one to two days prior to event; if interested, advise in email.  You’ll feel great as you help vulnerable families select clothing, home goods and school supplies!  Please visit bit.ly/3KpgH2c and click on the Respond button to sign up.  Please email thejdf@jdffeet.org with any questions.

Do you love the outdoors? 

Leopold’s Preserve in Broad Run is offering their Friday Conservation Corps in partnership with the Bull Run Mountains Conservancy.  Each Friday, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., they offer drop-in/drop-out outdoor volunteer activities including trash cleanup, brush clearing, and more.  Sign up for an hour or stay for the afternoon!  All are welcome, but volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  To participate, please register for a specific date and time at leopoldspreserve.com/calendar.  Volunteer activities and work locations change each week, but they will let you know where to meet after you sign up.

Adults with Disabilities Day Program

McLean Bible Church’s Manassas campus is looking for compassionate volunteers age 18+ to support their Adults with Disabilities Day Program.  Volunteers must pass a background check and fingerprinting.  The program meets Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Just a couple of hours a week will do much to support this special-needs population and allow you to give back to the community!  Please visit bit.ly/3MpR5TZ for details, email hope.pelletier@mcleanbible.org to learn more.

Spanish Speakers Needed

Northern Virginia Family Service needs Spanish speaking volunteers age 18+ to assist in their Health Access program.  This virtual opportunity will support the Health Access Program Supervisor with day-to-day operations.  Duties include updating electronic client files, following up with clients via phone, assisting with client intake, creating health literacy education materials and more.  Bilingual skills in Spanish required, must have some knowledge of data entry and be familiar with Google Docs, Canva or other graphic design programs.  Volunteers will feel great knowing they are helping community residents have access to health care resources!  Please visit bit.ly/3Dz9Jpl for complete details.  Please email ncannon@nvfs.org to learn more.

Do you love gardening and wildlife?

Prince William Conservation Alliance needs dedicated Gardening Volunteers to meet Saturdays through late October in the mornings (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) to plant native plants, pull non-native, and any other task to maintain high-quality habitat for local wildlife.  This is held at Merrimac Farm WMA, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville.  If you’re interested in learning about gardening for wildlife and can participate most Saturdays, please fill out their volunteer form at bit.ly/3qzdmX0. Please email Ashley at alliance@pwconserve.org for more information.

Saved Hands Foundation

Saved Hands Foundation needs business-minded volunteers to help with resumes, event planning, admin, grant writing, network admin, and more!  Hours are on weekdays and are flexible.  You’ll feel great as you provide clients the necessary tools and resources to realize their professional goals and personal growth!  Please email savedhandsinc.2008@yahoo.com to learn more.

You can help feed food insecure families! 

SERVE has an urgent need for Food Recovery Drivers age 21+ to support their food assistance program.  Volunteers drive to area grocery stores/restaurants to pick up food donations and deliver back to the Hunger Resource Center in Manassas.  Be prepared to lift boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.  Drivers must commit to twice a month for at least six months.  Training is provided, along with an agency van.  Teens can ride with drivers to help.  This is a wonderful way to give back to the community!  Please email ncannon@nvfs.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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