Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Community Services and the Prevention Alliance is looking for a graphic designer and/or website designer to create a logo and internet presence for the coalition. The Prevention Alliance’s mission to promote mental health and reduce substance abuse in the greater community. They are a committed group with a big vision and would greatly appreciate your time and talent. Please call Heather at (571) 641-7019 or via email at [email protected] to learn more.

Youth for Tomorrow is looking for volunteers to share hobbies and interests with the kids on weekends. If you have a little time please bring your interest to share with them such as sewing, gardening, cooking, golf, arts & crafts, jewelry, to name just a few. Please fill out the volunteer application with your resume at youthfortomorrow.org.

The Live Well Festival needs volunteers on Saturday, April 21 for a number of fun positions, including directional assistants in the morning, helping folks drop off to the shredding truck for the morning or afternoon shift and assisting the cooking demos that also have a morning or afternoon shift. Please email Melissa at [email protected] to learn more.

Comcast Cares Day is Saturday, April 21 from 7:30 a. m.-1:00 p. m. at the Georgetown South Community in Manassas. This wonderful partnership with Leadership Prince William brings together hundreds of volunteers to do supper stuff throughout the community. Grab your friends, family and colleagues to join in the fun. Tasks for the day include mulching 45 playgrounds, planting the community garden and window boxes, painting and personalizing 30 picnic tables in the green space but most importantly putting house numbers on the rear of all 840 homes in the community for added security and safety. Please register online at leadershipprincewilliam.org/event/Comcast-cares-day or call the Community Center at 703-361-4500. It doesn’t get any easier to accomplish so much more.

Saved Hands Foundation has the perfect excuse not to cook lunch or dinner on Thursday, April 19. Come join them at Bobby’s Burger Palace at Potomac Mills for fun and food to support their wonderful work. All the proceeds of this event will enable them to purchase school supplies for the Back Pack giveaway to needy children next school year. Please tell them you’re coming: groupraise.com/events/57276 by April 16.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is having their next volunteer training starting May 9. Come share your knowledge and gain new tips to help families get back on their feet. Please register at pwcgov.org/money. Or you can call Victoria at (703) 792-4799 to learn more.

Volunteers needed on April 21 for the 9th Annual Upper Occoquan River Clean-up from 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, pwtsc.org, to register and get all the specifics for the day. Please email Ed at [email protected] to learn more.

ACTS in Dumfries needs handy volunteers to help with sprucing up and maintaining the facilities on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. They also need admin help at the front office during traditional business hours. Come join the great folks at ACTS by filling out the volunteer registration form on the website, actspwc.org, or email Tamika at [email protected] to learn more.

Project Mend A House is gearing up for their Spring Gala and need 25 volunteers to assist before and during the event on Saturday, April 25. The 2018 Art, Wine and All That Jazz Celebrity Awards Galapromises to be fantastic with Dionne Warwick and Jerry Mathers (who we of a certain age remember him as that darling “The Beaver” character). There will be a VIP Reception and Celebrity Meet and Greet before the gala, silent auction and desert reception. Musicians Marcus Johnson, Caleb Green and Kevin Sasaki as well as artist John Joseph Holohan III will be featured. Please call Gina at (703) 792-7663 to register for this fun volunteer opportunity.

Care Net is having their Run 4 Hope. Walk for Life 5K fun run and 1 Mile walk on Saturday April 14, beginning at 8:30 a. m. at the Harris Pavilion in Manassas. It’s a fun way to start your weekend. On line registration is just $15 and at the door is $20. Free T-shirt and wristband with registration. Kids 12 and under are free. Please register at voice4life.org or email [email protected] for more info.

Keep Prince William Beautiful has a fun new program for fitness enthusiasts to take action to be environmental stewards. This volunteer team is called Prince William Ploggers. Please call Lynda at (571) 285-3772 to get your Plogger team going.

The Autism Society of Northern Virginia is gearing up for the annual walk in the fall and need volunteers to join their planning committee. Tasks include coordination, outreach, recruitment, promotion, fundraising and logistics management. Please email them at [email protected] to learn more.

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.

The ARC Greater Prince William invites you and your family to their 5K Run/Walk/Roll on Saturday, April 28, 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 9:00-10:30 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 Sunda,y 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. 2, 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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