Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Volunteers needed for the Christmas in July event on Saturday, July 21.  This event is sponsored by The Philadelphia Tavern, Sinistral Brewing and Volunteer Prince William to benefit The Un-Trim-A-Tree Holiday Gift program for needy kids. Duties include selling drink tickets and checking IDs.  Three shifts available: 12:00 noon-3:00 p. m., 3:00-6:00 p. m. and 6:00-9:00 p. m.  This is a fun, family event on Main Street in Old Town Manassas with raffles, giveaways, games, food, drinks and Santa!  Please sign up to help at mfoley@volunteerprincewilliam.org.  This promises to be great fun!

Prince William Soil & Water Conservation is having their next water quality monitoring event on Thursday, July 12 at Evergreen Acres in Nokesville, 9:30 a. m.-12:00 noon. Come learn about the health of local streams and how they interact with land uses.  Please call Veronica at (571) 379-7514 for more info.

ACTS needs volunteers to remove the flower beds in front of the thrift store on Tuesday and Thursday mornings starting July 10. Please email Tamika for more info: tmartin@actspec.org.

RSVP – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to deliver noon meals through the Meals on Wheels Program. Shifts are just two to three hours and available throughout the area.  RSVP members receive a mileage reimbursement and additional insurance coverage at no cost to the volunteer.  Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 to learn more.

CASA Children’s Intervention Services needs volunteer advocates to help protect abused and neglected children in our community. You’ll receive fantastic training to give you all the skills needed to help these kids.  Please email Suzanne, smitchell@casacis.org, to learn more about the program and register for the next orientation session.

Prince William Conservation Alliance has several fun workdays coming up.  Please join them on the workdays of  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: alliance@pwconserve.org.

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 at 7:00 p. m. at Manassas Baptist Church. Come see the inspiring movie I Can Only Imagine.  Please email Kirk, 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: k9sservingvets.org.

The Prince William Crime Prevention Council is looking for new volunteer members to promote safe communities.  The Council meets the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p. m. at 1 County Complex, 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: 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 volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

By Prince William Living


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