Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

Happy National Volunteer Week!  Many thanks for all you do for our community. You make lives better every day. You make our community the best it can be.  Thank you-

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.

Live Well Festival needs your help next weekend on Saturday, April 21 from 8:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. Four volunteers are needed from 7:00 a. m.-8:00 a. m. to direct vendors to their locations.  One volunteer is needed from 7:45 a. m.-11:00 a. m. to oversee the flow of cars coming to get their documents shredded.  Please email Melissa to sign-up at melissa@historicmanassasinc.org.

National Take Back Prescription Drug Day will be held Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. at Novant Medical Center in Manassas and Haymarket along with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge.  It’s an easy and safe way to get those unwanted meds out of your home for safe disposal.  Please visit DEAtakeback.com for more info.

The Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps needs both 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.  They offer tons of training topics to build your skillset.  Please call Isabella at (703) 792-7341 to learn more.

The American Heart Association needs volunteers for their big gala in DC on Saturday, May 12.  Shifts available from 9:30 a. m.-11:30 p. m. The Heart’s Delight Wine Tasting & Auction needs volunteers for set-up, registration, auction monitoring, pouring and moving wine to name a few. Please visit igfn.us/form/hwykcw to see all the needed slots.

Virginia Cooperative Extension starts their new Master Financial Educator Certificate Program on Monday, May 6, 6:30-9:30 p. m. through June 24. Locations throughout the community.  This program gives you 21 hours of training so you can empower the community through financial education.  Please email smartmoney@pwcgov.org to learn more.

ACTS in Dumfries needs handy volunteers to help with sprucing up around the Food Pantry and Hunger prevention Center. It’s a great get your hands dirty project that will help them immensely. Come join the folks at ACTS by filling out the volunteer registration form on the website: actspwc.org or email Tamika at tmartin2@actspwc.org to learn more.

CASA Children’s Intervention Services invites you to attend a volunteer information session at various locations during the month of May.  Learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child suffering from abuse or neglect.  Please visit their website at: casacis.org or email Suzanne at smitchell@casacis.org to learn more.

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 hmartinsen@pwcgov.org to learn more.

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 – 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 efdandar@verizon.net to learn more.

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 volunteer@asnv.org 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. Please visit arcgpw.org for more info and to register today!

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 the team at 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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