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Call out for volunteers in the Greater Prince William community - Feb. 2, 2018

Good Morning Prince William – National Alliance on Mental Illness Prince William is looking for an experienced volunteer bookkeeper and development coordinator.  If you have the passion for planning and coordinating community outreach and fundraising events, please submit your resume to Marjorie at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 10th for our Volunteer Recruitment Fair at Manassas Mall from 11am-2pm. We have over 25 local agencies attending that can inform you of their volunteer opportunities to make the best use of your time, talent and passion.  We’ll be at the Macy’s Court so come on by! Below is a list of organizations participating:

1.  Volunteer Prince William
2.  RSVP-Greater Prince William
3.  ACTS
4.  Prince William County Community Service
5.  The First Tee of Prince William
6.  Greater Prince William Virginia Medical Reserve Corps
7.  Saved Hands Foundation
8.  Project Mend-A-House
9.  Keep Prince William Beautiful
10.  BEACON For Adult Literacy
11.  Capital Caring
12.  MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
13.  Youth For Tomorrow
14.  K9’s Serving Vets
15.  National Park Service Prince William Forest Park
16.  Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District
17.  Serve Our Willing Warriors
18.  Prince William County Amateur Radio Emergency Services
19.  A Cat’s Friend
20.  Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William
21.  Prince William Area Agency on Aging
22.  Prince William Conservation Alliance
23.  Keep Prince William Beautiful
24.  Youth For Tomorrow
25.  Prince William Health Worker Network
26.  The Hylton Performing Arts Center
27.  Prince William County Trails and Blueways Council/Prince William County Trails and Streams Coalition
28.  Stonewall Jackson Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad
29.  CASA Children’s Intervention Services
30.  ALIA Agape Love In Action, Inc
31.  Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington

The Autism Society is looking for volunteers to help with events, administrative support, planning, programs and much more.  Please email Kristen at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn more.

CASA Children’s Intervention Services is looking for volunteer advocates to represent a child suffering from abuse or neglect right here in our community. This is a very special volunteer job! The next volunteer information session is Wednesday February 28th from 6-7pm at the offices of Imagine in Old Town Manassas- 9415 West Street to learn about this job and the extensive training afforded to you.  Please call Suzanne at (703) 330-8145 or via email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn more.

Serve our Willing Warriors is having its next volunteer orientation on February 28th 6-7pm. come learn about all the wonderful opportunities and tour the retreat at 16013 Waterfall Road Haymarket.  Please email them at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you can attend.

SERVE in Manassas needs Spanish Speakers! To help with client intakes for food assistance. Duties include review and update client files, help families with registration forms for assistance, and other admin duties.  Come help at any of the following shifts: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 9-11:30am or 12:30-3:30pm, Wednesdays 9am-12 noon or 4-7pm and Fridays 9-11:30am. Please call Navara at (571) 748-2536 or via email at:ncannon@nvfs.org to learn more

Hey teens – great volunteer job for Spring Break with I CAN Bike- volunteers 15 years old + are needed to help with camp March 26-30th at Colgan Senior High School. Duties include providing physical, emotional and motivational support to kids with Autism learning to ride a bike. Please call Jennifer or Yukiko at (571) 989-3618 or via email at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Dale City wants to pack 30,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger on March 10th.  Super fun, family friendly event to help those less fortunate.  You can choose either morning or afternoon shift.  Please visit: http://www.whatsupwoodbridge.com for the link to register.

Project Mend-A-House is also gearing up for its next volunteer training series for Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management program.  Training begins March 7th from 9am-4pm as well as mandatory attendance on March 9, 14 and 16th.  Please call Martha at (571) 264-8559 to learn more.

The Young Center is looking for adult volunteers to be child advocates for unaccompanied immigrant children. The next training is March 3rd   and 4th to give you all the tools needed for the child’s immigration process and their life in general.  Please email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn more.

First Tee of Prince William County promises spring is right around the corner so volunteers are needed to teach kids the fundamentals of a good golf swing.  Come join the fun of sharing the game of golf with kids while also sharing dealing with life’s issues.  Please call Alan at (703) 792-8064 to learn more.

People Incorporated is looking for volunteer tax preparers willing to be certified as an IRS VITA Income Tax Preparer for the 2018 tax season.  This special tax preparer assists low-income individuals and families with tax preparation at Saint James Episcopal Church, 73 Culpeper Street in Warrenton.  Training is required, but you will be helping this vulnerable population navigate through their tax forms and IRS regulations.  Volunteer Greeters are also needed to welcome those who visit the site, distribute forms, and create a pleasant atmosphere for the clients.  For more information, please call Jeanne at (571) 445-3020 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
     
The good folks at ACTS are in need of volunteer groups (large and small) who can help with various facilities projects such as grounds work, painting and helping the shelter create more space.  Volunteers must be at least 16, and this is family friendly!  Please contact Tamika at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn how you can support this agency’s programs.

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program is in urgent need of volunteers age 55+ to teach 4th grade children the life skills to keep them safe alone and safe at home.  Volunteers must be available during school hours.  This fun curriculum is very interactive and of course the kids are very fun.  Training is provided; please call Jan to learn more at (571) 292-5307 to be part of the RSVP team.

If you are looking for other opportunities, call my wonderful 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. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our website at http://www.volunteerprincewilliam.org Thank.s so much for all you do in our community.

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