Prince William County volunteer opportunities

May 9, 2012

ACTS Food Pantry needs help picking up donations Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and Tuesday afternoons. Applications at www.actspwc.org. Taylor, 703-221-3186, Ext. 240.

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

Beacon for Adult Literacy trains people to help adults with literacy skills and speaking English. 703-368-7491 or www.beaconliteracy.org.

Birmingham Green needs people to visit with seniors. Zachary, 703-257-6252.

Birthright of Manassas needs peer counselors for pregnant women. Kathy, 703-361-9769.

Calvary Counseling Center needs help in its office. 703-530-9800.

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

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

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

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

Guiding Eyes for the Blind needs puppy raisers. www.guidingeyes.org.

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

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

Literacy Volunteers of America needs tutors to help adults. 703-670-5702 or www.lvapw.org.

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

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

Prince William County Dogs needs help with fundraising for the county’s first dog park. princewilliamcountydogs@gmail.com.

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. 703-772-2799 or www.pwspca.org.

Project Mend-A-House needs help for home-safety repairs. New or gently used building materials needed for the annual Builders’ Yard Sale 8 a.m.-noon June 2. 703-792- 7663 or kristen@pmahweb.org.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program needs tutors for elementary students. 703-369-5292, Ext. 207.

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

SERVE’s Food Distribution Center needs volunteer drivers Monday through Saturday mornings to pick up food from grocery stores and restaurants. Weekly and monthly schedules available. Volunteers must be able to lift 40 pounds. Jan Hawkins, 703-367-6742 or jhawkins@nvfs.org.

Virginia Cooperative Extension trains volunteers for parenting classes. 703-792-4678 or lwhitehead@pwcgov.org.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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