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

American Red Cross needs help at its Quantico office; instructors for first aid, CPR and professional rescue classes; disaster service volunteers; and ages 13 to 18 for a youth team. Brian, 703-368-4511, Ext. 418.

Boys & Girls Club of Manassas seeks tutors, coaches and mentors. Mike Tiller, 703-365-2582.

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

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

Fancy Cats Rescue Team needs help during adoption fairs at the Gainesville PetSmart. Volunteers set up, take care of cats and talk to potential adopters. .

Father Ramon’s after-school program needs volunteers to help with homework and participate in activities.

The Freedom Museum needs people to staff the museum noon-4 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Bob, 703-393-0660.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is accepting applications for puppy-raisers.

Historic Faith Ministry needs help with faith-related elements of Prince William County’s historic programs, including Civil War sesquicentennial events. Training is provided. Joanne Craft, 703-361-9605 or

Historic Manassas needs docents, information ambassadors and site assistants during the 150th Civil War Commemoration July 21 to 24. 703-361-6599,

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

Manassas Park needs residents to apply for a McGruff House. After a background check, successful candidates will be given a sign to place on a window that lets children know theirs is a safe residence. Contact Heather at

The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman program needs advocates to commit four hours a week for a year to help nursing-home and assisted-living residents. Training provided. 703-324-5861.

Prince William County/Manassas Convention and Visitors Bureau needs volunteers to assist with all aspects of the 150th Commemoration of the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run Civil War Reenactment on July 23 and 24. Training will be provided. 703-396-7130,

Prince William Department of Public Works, Neighborhood Services needs help with graffiti abatement. Jaimi, 571-722-8131. Operation S.O.S. (Sick of Signs) also needs volunteers to educate businesses and individuals that it is illegal to place signs, including yard sale signs, in the right of way. Contact Nick Davis at 703-792-7032 or

Prince William SPCA Pet Food Pantry needs pet food. Gift card donations also accepted. 703-772-2799,

Project Mend-a-House needs help with home repairs, ramp-building and home-modification projects. Donations are also needed for the annual builders yard sale June 4. Contact Kristen, 703-792-7663,

Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center needs adults and children 14 and older to serve as side-walkers and horse-leaders during lessons and to assist with office mailings, events and farm work. 703-754-6159,,

ReSET needs adult volunteers to lead students in hands-on science and math experiments. Training is provided. John Meagher, 703-250-0236,,

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program needs senior citizens to volunteer in the community. 703-369-5292, Ext. 207, dsundholm@volunteerprincewilliam.­org

Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Service needs volunteers for community outreach, hot line calls, administrative assistance, hospital and court accompaniment, support group leaders and fundraising. Leah Wickham, 703-497-1192, lwickham@

Virginia Cooperative Extension needs parents to lead parenting classes. Training provided. 703-792-4678,

— Compiled by Sarah Lane



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