Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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The American Red Cross needs your help next Saturday, June 9 for their smoke detector program at the Manassas Mobile Home Park.  There are 107 homes in the community and Spanish-speaking translators are crucial for the success of the program and safety on the families.  Please register online at volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=3995 or email Dave at david.chesler@redcross.org.

The Manassas City Police Department invites you to their next Vin Etch Event on Saturday, June 9, 10:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. at the Signal Hill Shopping center.  This event is free and gives you the best deterrent for car theft. No need to register –  just bring your driver’s license and registration.

Keep Prince William Beautiful invites you to their Farm to Table Dinner event at the Winery at La Grange on Friday, June 15 at  6:30 p. m.  Tickets are just $65 for wine tasting and dinner or $50 for your designated driver.  This promises to be great fun.  You can buy tickets online at kpwb.org or by calling (571) 285-3772.

Historic Manassas needs volunteers on Saturday, June 16 for the 14th Annual Jazz Festival.  Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day.  The event is 12:00 noon-8:00 p. m. What a great way to spend Father’s Day weekend!  Please email Melissa at melissa@historicmanassasinc.org for all the specifics.

K9s Serving Vets in Triangle supports the process of  partnering the vet with a service dog.  They assist from start to finish that will in the end change the veteran’s life.  Please consider donating to them online at k9sservingvets.org.

The PW Crime Prevention Council is looking for new volunteer members to promote safe communities.  The Council mets the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p. m. at 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge. Please register on the website, pwcpc.org.

Virginia Cooperative Extension needs volunteers to lead financial seminars in Manassas and/or the Woodbridge area.  Please email Victoria for more specifics at smartmoney@pwcgov.org.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 25 for the 3rd Annual Farm to Table event to support the Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation at Windy Knoll Farm. The event runs from 3:00-8:00 p. m. with two seatings for dinner.  Tickets are just $40 for adults, $20 for children 13-18 and free for kids under 12.  There will be local vendors, artisan and farm sponsors and antique equipment.  It promises to fun for the entire family.  You can buy tickets online at princewilliamfarm2table2018.eventbrite.com.

The General Heiser Boys & Girls Club in Dumfries is looking for volunteer coaches for various skill levels in the girls volleyball program age 8-13s and the co-ed basketball program for ages 5-15. Typically practice is one to two hours per week and two games per week. The basketball season starts June 11-12 and the volleyball season begins June 18. Come share your love of the game! Please call Debbie at (703) 441-0611 ext. 2616 for more info.

The Manassas Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to teach crafts to the members of the center each week.  Come share your love of knitting, crocheting, painting, ceramics and such with others. Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 for more info.  They also would love a volunteer to teach Sign Language class as well.  It’s a great way to share your skill. Please call Sue at 703-792-7154 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.

Computer Core offers low-income adults across Northern Virginia computer skills and career development skills. Volunteers are needed at their Bailey’s Crossroads site as computer instructor, teaching assistants, keyboard instructors and Saturday morning tutors.  Please call Jenny at (703) 931-7346 X 101 to learn more.

Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center is having their next volunteer orientation on June 12 from 10:00 a. m.-12:00 noon at their center in Manassas.  Come see all the ways you can help them.  Please visit their website voice4life.org 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 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.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please call Volunteer Prince William at 703-369-5292. or visit our website volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

By Prince William Living



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