Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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ACTS in Dumfries invites you to the next NAMI Family to Family Education Program, beginning June 19.  This is a free 12-session education program for family, partners, and friends of adults living with mental illness. This course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. Thousands of families describe this program as life-changing. The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-9:00 p. m., June 19-July 31.  Please register by calling (703) 659-9983 or email info@nami-pw.org.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) needs an administrative volunteer age 55 or better to help at the Alternative Service Program one or two mornings a week.  Duties include data entry, filing, and creating client folders. This is a busy desk!  Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 for more info.

Literacy Volunteers Prince William is gearing up for their next tutor training workshop in July. This is the perfect way to give a helping hand to an adult working on the skill set.  Training begins Saturday, July 14, 8:45 a. m.-4:00 p. m. and finishes Saturday, July 28, 9:00 a. m. to 12:00 noon.  You’ll gain all the skills needed to be extremely effective.  Please call (703) 670-5702 or visit their website www.lvapw.org to register.

Help celebrate National Garbage Man Day during the entire week of June 17-23 by sharing a cold beverage or snack or high five with these hard working folks!

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.

PW Conservation Alliance has several fun workdays coming up.  Please join them on June 20 from 10:00 a. m.-12:00 noon at Buffer Restoration on Minnieville Road or the workdays of June 16, July 7, July 20 and August 4 at Merrimac Farm, 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon.  It feels good to get your hands dirty.  Please RSVP for these events at (703) 490-5200 or via email at alliance@pwconserve.org.

SERVE in Manassas has an urgent need for volunteers on Friday, June 29 for the Annual Inventory of the food warehouse.  Volunteers must be age 16+ and able to do moderate lifting.  The morning shift is 9:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m.  Afternoon shift is 1:00 -4:00 p. m.  Please register for this opportunity at signup.com/go/TMXRPOP.

Care Net PRCs is looking for bilingual volunteers to help in their office in Manassas.  They are also having a movie event on July 14, 7:00 p. m. at Manassas Baptist Church. Come see the inspiring movie I Can Only Imagine.  Please email Kirk at crc@carenetprcs.org for more info.

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 meeting is 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 Woodbridge area.  Please email Victoria for more specifics: 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: princewilliamfarm2table2018.eventbrite.com.

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.

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 skill set.  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 volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

By Prince William Living



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