Loudoun Volunteer Services is seeking volunteers for these organizations. For information about other volunteer opportunities, call 703-777-0113.
AUGUST COURT DAYS needs volunteers to help with the event, Aug. 21-22 in Leesburg. Contact the Office of Volunteer Services for information, 703-777-0113.
LOUDOUN COUNTY ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL needs volunteers to help transport animals from Waterford to different veterinary clinics in the mornings. Call Tracey Moore at 703-777-0406.
LOUDOUN FAMILIES FOR CHILDREN needs mentors to serve as role models for ages 5-18. Volunteers must be at least 21 years old. Call Clare Turner at 540-687-5452.
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH needs volunteers with typing and computer skills for data entry, answering phones, setting up appointments and working in the clinic. Call John Glover at 703-771-5830.
CATOCTIN FREE CLINIC seeks volunteers to serve as resource persons on Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. After patients receive medical attention, they talk with resource volunteers who can direct them to community resources. Extensive knowledge of community resources is not necessary, but volunteers should enjoy working with people and have good communication skills. If interested, call 703-771-5812.
JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT is looking for summer volunteers to assist with busy office duties. Duties include answering phones, making copies, distributing court orders. Hours and days are flexible. Call the court clerk, Patty Maher-Wade, at 703-777-0300.
LOUDOUN COUNTY GENERAL DISTRICT COURT needs volunteers to help defendants in court complete financial statements, 9-10 a.m. More hours are available if desired. Call Judy Waddell at 703-771-5221.
INOVA VNA HOME HEALTH is recruiting men and women volunteers to act as friendly visitors providing companionship to lonely, homebound patients living in Northern Virginia. Volunteers are asked to spend one to two hours a week talking with a patient, running errands or doing odd jobs. Orientation and training provided. Please call Adele Jenney at 703-321-2682.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN TRAINING PROGRAM, funded by the Area Agencies on Aging of five local jurisdictions--Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and Prince William--for volunteers interested in becoming ombudsmen in nursing homes and adult care residences, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sept. 15, 16 and 23, 12011 Government Center Pkwy., Suite 720, Fairfax. Applicants will be interviewed in August and September. Call Nancy Cavicke at 703-324-5435.
OAR (OPPORTUNITIES, ALTERNATIVES AND RESOURCES) in Fairfax, volunteer opportunities include the following: one-to-one mentoring with offenders; tutoring/teaching offenders; assisting Hispanic offenders; doing outreach to families; working with children of offenders; serving on fund-raising committee. The next volunteer orientation training (17 hours) will be Sept. 17, 18, 23 and 24. To reserve a place, call 703-246-3033.
INOVA HEALTHSOURCE is recruiting volunteers to staff flu clinics to be held September through November in local Safeway stores and a variety of public locations throughout Northern Virginia. Volunteers will assist a nurse by registering clients, helping people complete forms and collecting fees. A two-hour training session will be held in September. Call Marion Hart at 703-321-2681.