Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

Volunteer Prince William maintains a list of the volunteer opportunities available throughout greater Prince William. Every week, they issue a call to action, listing current opportunities.

Outdoor Fun

Historic Manassas needs volunteers on Saturday, Aug. 10 for their Annual Steins, Wines and Spirits event. Shifts are 7:30-10:00 a. m. to direct vendors to their spots; 11:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. for front gate and games; and 2:00-5:00 p. m. for front gate and games. Please register with Melissa.

Carried to Full Term invites you to their 5K and 1-mile fun run on Saturday, Sept. 7 in Gainesville. Come support their mentoring and housing services to pregnant moms. Please visit their website to learn more and register for the run.

Save the Date: Sunday, Sept. 8 The Walk to Fight Suicide will be held in Manassas. Please register at afsp.org/Manassas.

Habitat for Humanity invites all golfers to the 26th Annual Lou Maroon Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 9 at Evergreen County Club. Fee is just $150 per player for teams of four players, Captains Choice format. Registration includes greens fee, cart, complimentary beverages, goody bag, lunch, practice range and balls and awards banquet with dinner. Please email [email protected] to learn more.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Saturday, Oct. 19 in Manassas. Volunteers are needed to help with set up, clean up, refreshments, advocacy, route monitoring or the finish line brigade. Gather your friends and families to join in the event. Please email Ben to learn more.

Working with Youth and Children

The Chinn Center needs volunteers on Sunday, Sept. 15 for their 6th Annual Kids Triathlon. Kids start in the pool with laps and move out to the bike course and then end on the run course. Volunteer positions include keeping the kids safe and on course. The event starts at 7:00 a. m.; volunteers need to report by 6:15 a. m. Teenagers age 14+ are very welcome for this event! Please call Beverly at (703) 792-8616 for more info.

Girls on the Run Northern Virginia is looking for volunteer coaches for the fall 2019 season. You will be trained to facilitate the easy to follow curriculum with small groups of girls in grades 3-8, twice a week for 10 weeks. The program runs from Sept. 23-Nov. 24 to inspire girls to be strong, confident and healthy. Please email Meagan to learn more.

Youth for Tomorrow is looking for volunteers age 21+ who can share their hobby with a teen on the weekends. Help bring joy to a teen’s life with your hobby such as sewing, photography, cross stitch, painting, arts, sign language, song, dance, cooking. Please visit their website to register.

Outdoor Volunteering

Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District needs volunteers at these fun projects:

  • Aug. 3 at Broad Run/Dawkins Branch. Please RSVP to Sonnie or text 7032166959.
  • Aug. 10 at Manassas National Battlefield for the NOVA Water Quality Monitors Certification Training. Come learn how to be Certified Stream Monitor. Please email Veronica to register and learn more.

Food and Meal Delivery

Food for Others needs volunteers to pick fresh fruit and vegetables at Hollin Farm to distribute to families in need. They work every Sunday, July 14 through Oct. 20. Please register here.

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.

The Arts

The Kennedy Center needs volunteers for their new ART tour greeter position. You will be the front of the house greeter for all the concert halls and theaters. You need to be physically fit to open doors, stand in one location or go up and down stairs. Training will be provided. Please email them to learn more.

Teaching

BEACON for Adult Literacy is gearing up for the fall semester and is looking for tutors to work with small groups. No second language or teaching experience needed. The fall semester starts Aug. 26 with volunteer training on either Aug. 3 or 17 from 8:30 a. m.-2:30 p. m. Please call (703) 368-7491 to register and learn more.

Catholic Charities needs volunteers to teach English, citizenship, GED and computer classes at their Hogar Center in Manassas. They also have a need for math, science and social studies teachers. Come be part of their team giving families a better opportunity for success. Please call Emily at (703) 851-6388 to learn more.

Area Agency on Aging needs volunteers to teach their Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. This program was designed by Stanford University so individuals can live a more active, healthy and joyful lifestyle. They learn to manage stress, fatigue, control pain, eat better, solve problems and get the support they need. The training is Aug. 16, 17, 23 and 24 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. Please call Jodie at (571) 241-3925 to learn more and register for the trainings.

Miscellaneous

Historic Dumfries needs a handy person to fix a broken latch on the outside kitchen facility. Please call Lisa at (703) 221-2218 if you can help. The best days are Thursday-Monday 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.

The Virginia Cooperative Extension offers all kinds of great seminars for home ownership. Their next seminars in Manassas on Aug. 3 and Woodbridge on Aug. 17. Both days are 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. with lunch included. Please email [email protected] to learn more.

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

 

 

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