Prince William County volunteer opportunities

May 5, 2011

ACTS needs volunteers for Operation Turkey from Nov. 4 to 22. Taylor, 703-221-3186, Ext. 240 or www.actspwc.org.

ACTS Turning Points needs volunteers to work at safe houses, as court advocates or leading groups for men, women and children. Training provided. 703-221-4460, Ext. 225.

American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery needs drivers to take patients to appointments. Jo-Ann, 703-938-5550.

American Red Cross needs help at its Quantico office: first aid, CPR and professional-rescue instructors; disaster service volunteers; and ages 13 to 18 for a youth team. Gary, 703-932-1118.

Battlefield High School MADD Walk needs volunteers Nov. 5 to help with set-up, signage, registration and assisting vendors. Noreen, 703-379-1135.

Beacon for Adult Literacy needs volunteers to help adults improve their English speaking and literacy skills. Training provided. 703-368-7491 or www.beaconliteracy.org.

Birthright of Manassas needs help in its office. 703-361-9769.

Blue Ridge Assistance Dogs needs help with a newsletter. 703-219-7231 or seschadt@gmail.com.

Calvary Counseling Center needs help with basic office duties. 703-530-9800.

Castaways Repertory Theatre needs technical help for its winter production of “Taming of the Shrew.” Training provided. Katherine Bisulca at 571-991-4484.

Clean Community Council needs volunteers to talk with children, civic groups and homeowner associations. Kayne, 571-285-3772.

Don Bosco Center needs volunteers to work with children. Father Ramon, frramon@gmail.com.

ESL and Immigrant Ministries needs volunteers to teach English to adults. Training provided. 703-841-0292, office@eslim.org or www.eslim.org.

Families Anonymous needs an adult Spanish speaker to help with a 12-step alcohol- and drug-abuse program. Pat, 703-928-9385.

Fancy Cats Rescue Team needs help at Gainesville PetSmart adoption fairs. www.fancycats.org/volinfo.asp.

The Freedom Museum needs volunteers noon-4 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Bob, 703-393-0660.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is accepting applications for puppy raisers. www.guidingeyes.org.

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers for construction projects, ReStore and office duties. 703-369- 6708 or volunteer@habitatpwc.org.

The Holiday Project needs volunteers to visit people in hospitals, nursing homes, shelters and long-term care facilities. Robin, 703-370-0370 or www.holidayproject.org.

House of Mercy needs help at its thrift store and food pantry and with a bingo program. 703-659-1636.

Literacy Volunteers of America needs tutors to help adults with reading and writing skills. Training provided. 703-670-5702 or www.lvapw.org.

Manassas Elks Lodge needs help 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday nights at its bingo kitchen. Chetta, 703-856-7717.

Manassas Park police need help with fleet management, data entry, FOIA requests, administrative duties, accreditation and crime prevention. Lt. Roberts, 703-361-1136.

Medical Missionaries needs help for the office and warehouse and with marketing and proposal-writing. 703-641-6480 or www.medmissionaries.org.

Manassas Museum needs docents and volunteers to greet visitors. Training provided. Lisa, 703-257-8407.

Mutt Love Rescue needs foster homes for rescue dogs. adopt@muttloverescue.org.

Prince William Area Free Clinic needs medical and non-medical professionals for the Manassas and Woodbridge clinics. Linda in Woodbridge, linda.franklin@pwafc.org; or Scott in Manassas, scott.farrell@pwafc.org.

Prince William Department of Public Works Neighborhood Services needs help with graffiti abatement. Jaimi, 571-722-8131.

Prince William SPCA needs help at the shelter 9 a.m.-noon Sundays; with the neuter program Friday and Saturday mornings; and with administrative jobs. Pet food needed. Gift cards accepted. 703-772-2799 or www.pwspca.org.

Project Mend a House needs help in the office and in the community. Andrea, 703-792-7663.

Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center needs adults and youths 14 or older to serve as side walkers and horse leaders and to assist with office mailings, events and farmwork. 703-754-6159, rainbow@rainbowriding.org or www.rainbowriding.org.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program needs senior citizens to volunteer in the community, including tutoring elementary school students. 703-369-5292, Ext. 207.

Rippon Lodge need docents, tour guides, assistance with special events and a gardener. kfossum@pwcgov.org .

SERVE needs help screening families for the SNAP food stamp program. ghkomro@nvfs.org .

Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Service needs volunteers for community outreach, hotline calls, administrative assistance, hospital and court accompaniment, support group leadership and fundraising. Leah Wickham, 703-497-1192 or lwickham@savasofpwc.org.

Virginia Cooperative Extension needs parents to lead parenting classes. Training provided. 703-792- 4678 or lwhitehead@pwcgov.org.

Woodbridge Dance Company needs volunteers to serve on its board of directors and committees. Catherine, 703-670-7884.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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