Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Manassas Parks, Culture and Recreation is looking for volunteers to serve as instructors or assistants for a basic tech class for seniors. The curriculum includes navigating the internet, online banking, reading emails and attachments as well as basics of Microsoft Word. Please call Jean at (703) 257-8451 to learn more.

CASA Children’s Intervention Services is looking for volunteer advocates to work with children in crisis. They have an extensive training program to give you all the needed skills. Please come to their next volunteer information session on March 21 from 6:00-7:00 p. m. at 9415 West Street Manassas. Please email Suzanne at [email protected] to learn more.

The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry invites you to their 40 days of Giving Campaign- 2018 Lenten Challenge. Gather your friends and family to pledge either a can a day or a dollar a day to support the many families in need. This campaign started Feb. 14 and goes through April 1, Easter Sunday. A full list and additional info can be found on their website at haymarketfoodpantry.org.

Volunteer Prince William is pleased to present our Volunteer Management Training Program to all volunteer coordinators This five-week program is held every Tuesday morning from 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon beginning March 13 at 9248 Center Street in Manassas. It’s a great way to freshen your skills and gain new insight. This series is free but you must register in advance at volunteerprincewilliam.org. Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 to learn more.

Brain Injury Services has two volunteer needs to give their clients special activities. One client needs a male volunteer to accompany him to swim laps at Cub Run Rec Center two times a month on Mondays or Thursdays late morning or early evenings. The other client needs a male volunteer to help him go through his baseball collection. This client lives in Herndon. Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.

The Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps needs medical and non-medical volunteers to join their ranks. These volunteers are trained to respond to public health emergencies as well as day to day health department activities. The offer tons of training topics to build your skillset. Please call Isabella at (703) 792-7341 to learn more.

The Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Dale City wants to pack 30,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger on March 10. Super fun, family friendly event to help those less fortunate. You can choose either morning or afternoon shift. Please visit whatsupwoodbridge.com for the link to register. They also need donations to buy the meal components. Please call Patti at (703) 200-3077 to learn more.

Project Mend-A-House is now registering participants for their Live Well Workshops. This chronic disease self-management program meets at the Manassas Senior Center on Thursday mornings. They are also gearing up for their next volunteer training series for Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management program. Training begins March 7 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m., with mandatory attendance on March 9, 14 and 16. Please call Martha at (571) 264-8559 to learn more.

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program is in need of volunteers age 55+ to teach fourth-grade children the life skills to keep them safe alone and safe at home. Volunteers must be available during school hours. This fun curriculum is very interactive and of course the kids are very fun. Training is provided; please call Jan to learn more at (571) 292-5307 to be part of the RSVP team.

Occoquan Watershed Clean-up is hosted by Rebekah, a 13-year-old Girl Scout, on March 10 from 10:00 a. m.-12:30p. m. at Lake Ridge Park. Come support her litter prevention project! Please email Rebekah to volunteer or for more info at [email protected]

Save the date! April 21 for the 9th Annual Upper Occoquan River Clean-up – 9:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. This extensive project has a whole number of places to start the day. Trash bags, water, gloves and refreshments provided. Please visit their website at pwtsc.org to register and get all the specifics for the day. Please email Ed at [email protected] to learn more.

The ARC Greater Prince William invites you and your family to their 5K Run/Walk/Roll on Saturday April 28 at 8:00 a. m. at Potomac Nationals Stadium. $25 for the first 100 participants, $30 early-bird registration before April 1 and then $40 regular price. Please visit arcgpw.org for more info and to register today!

Mark your calendars for April 18 at Chick-Fil-A in Lake Ridge to find more volunteer opportunities from area agencies. The event is 9:00 a. m.-10:30 a. m. Bring your friends for free coffee.

The Bull Run Rotary Club invites you to their annual Manassas Runway 10K, 5K or 1 mile run on the Manassas Airport Runway on Sunday April 29 at 8:00 a. m. Please register online at bishopseventregistrations.com.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please call Volunteer Prince William. Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group projects 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 volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

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