Loudoun County Fire
Department needs volunteers for the county’s
fire and rescue stations. Positions include firefighters, EMTs, emergency vehicle operators, a chaplain, a Web designer and fundraiser,
event and membership coordinators. 703-777-0595 or www.answe
Loudoun County Master Gardeners are accepting applications for a new class that begins in January. 703-777-0373.
Loudoun Museum needs volunteers for the downtown Leesburg Hauntings tours, Oct. 25 and 26. email@example.com or www.leesburghauntings.org.
Loudoun County Special Olympics Council needs board volunteers. Positions include treasurer, public relations and outreach, newsletter editor, athlete representative and at-large member. Two-year terms. 703-777-0438 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loudoun Free Clinic seeks doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, chiropractors, physical therapists, educators, Spanish interpreters, administrators, dietitians and grant
writers to help offer health care to the uninsured. Flexible shifts. Go to
or call 703-779-5412. A volunteer coordinator of training and orientation is also needed. E-mail
Loudoun Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers for its ReStore and for committees. 703-737-6772 or www.loudounhabitat.org.
Loudoun Literacy Council
needs volunteers to teach adults English as a Second Language and help students with GED preparation.
Loudoun Therapeutic Riding needs volunteers to assist riding students and horses. Training provided. Experienced horse handlers also needed. 703-771-2689, Ext. 6630 or email@example.com.
Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers needs drivers for one-way transportation for dialysis patients. Facilities are in western Loudoun, Leesburg and eastern Loudoun. Shifts start as early as 5:30 a.m. and go as late at 6:30 p.m. 703-779-8617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers helps senior citizens and people with disabilities with transportation, shopping, managing finances and food delivery from Loudoun Interfaith Relief. 703-779-861.
Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy seeks board members and committee leaders. E-mail email@example.com or go to www.loudounwildlife.org.
Loudoun Workforce Resource Center needs volunteers to conduct basic computer and job skills workshops. 703-777-0688.
Make-a-Wish Foundation needs Spanish speakers to help children with life-threatening illnesses. 301-962-9474.
Northern Virginia Family Service Special Foster Care program needs volunteers to provide stable, living homes to boys and girls temporarily separated from their families because of abuse or neglect. Training and support provided. 571-748-2557 or www.nvfs.org.
Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman program needs volunteers to visit nursing homes and assisted-living facilities for four hours a week, to protect residents’ rights and work with their families and facility staff members. www.fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-5861.
Paws4People trains therapy dogs for classrooms, nursing homes and hospitals. Dog handlers and administrators needed. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.paws4people.org.
ReSet needs volunteers to help children with science and math experiments in elementary and pre-kindergarten classrooms. Present programs in fields of your interest and work with teachers. 703-250-0236, email@example.com or www.
YMCA Loudoun needs volunteers 18 and older to provide companionship for boys and girls through the Big Friends Program. A commitment of at least two hours a week is required. 703-777-9622.
— Compiled by Sandy Mauck
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