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During the current emergency, Volunteer Fairfax, in collaboration with the other members of the Metro Coalition of Volunteer Centers requests that all prospective volunteers contact their local volunteer center by phone or website, or call 1-800-VOLUNTEER, to be connected to the volunteer center nearest where you live. Please do not go to the scene of the disaster since that could slow you down or hinder rescue operations. We urge everyone to attend to the needs of your families and neighbors first and follow instructions of your local emergency management agency.

VF Celebrating
Stories Library

We are telling tales 
about the volunteer 
center!  Enjoy our stories of Service, special events, and 
everyday moments.
To view, click
Celebrating Stories Library

We Make Getting Started
In Service Easy!

Join us for an upcoming orientation:
RSVP - Northern Virginia
on August 30, Sept. 8,
Oct. 25
 Volunteers for Change
on Sept. 7 and Sept. 14;
Volunteer Emergency Team

on Sept. 14; VF Community Ambassadors Team
contact Angela.

Do you work for a
Company on this list?

 Kudos! Your employer is committed to matching your charitable gifts! To learn more about the good you and your company can do together, contact your Human Resources Dept. 
or check your company website. 
You+Your Employer=
Double the Good

VF Jobs Board

As a community service, VF invites you to the Jobs Board. Post anopportunity or find one!
Internships, fellowships, temp or permanent positions. Best of luck! More…





9/11 Day of Service 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

Volunteer Fairfax is proud to support the Points of Light 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, a Family Volunteer Fair on the National Mall, September 10 from 12:45 to 3:30 p.m. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and is dedicated to honoring both the victims of the attacks and the heroes who rose in service to respond to the attacks. The day of service draws us closer to each other as we honor and remember the spirit of these men and women. Click to get involved in this family-friendly special event. The eEvent is sponsored by Booz Allen HamiltonBob Woodruff Foundation, and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To find additional 9/11 Day Service Opportunities visit 911day.org.

Agencies! Submit a Project!
VolunteerFest is Saturday, October 22

VolunteerFest, our local celebration of the annual National Make A Difference Day, mobilizes hundreds of volunteers of all shapes and sizes to help nonprofits in our neighborhoods tackle tasks that they would not have the time, or resources, to accomplish on their own. If your agency has a project that would greatly impact your organization submit a project proposal by September 12.

Should project be selected your agency must be a VF Partner member.

Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO)
Volunteers Needed!

RSVP Northern Virginia, a program of Volunteer Fairfax, is proud to partner with the 2016 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) coming soon September 10 – 21.  Volunteers will be needed to support the NVSO which will offer more than 50 events at 20 different locations throughout Northern Virginia.  Events will include track and field, swimming and diving,
ten-pin and Wii bowling, golf and miniature golf, tennis and table tennis, Spelling Bee and Sudoku, and much more! Get in the action! Athlete registration deadline is August 27 (by mail) or September 5 (online). Information hereVolunteer registration (vols 16 and older) sign up here!

Thank you Fairfax County Channel 16 for your coverage shown on 16 Around Fairfaxcheck it out!


PTACelebrating Stories Project
Ramona Morrow, a valued partner in youth volunteerism

Working with youth to engage them in service is a high priority at Volunteer Fairfax.  To achieve this mission, Volunteer Fairfax partners with equally committed key leaders in the youth community.  Ramona Morrow is one such partner and friend.  A recipient of a Fairfax County Volunteer Service Award for Lifetime Achievement, Mona has served children of Fairfax County Public Schools and Virginia for nearly 30 years. More…

Connecting For-Profit Resources to Nonprofit Needs

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13516578_10154265143829699_7917980371225495380_n.jpg?oh=5d45619e5024d4357f5624a99df16d58&oe=57EDD96BOn June 17, Volunteer Fairfax proudly partnered with Discovery Communications on their 7th Annual Impact Day.  Hundreds of Discovery employees descended upon nonprofits-- in Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia--lending a hand on tasks ranging from painting, fixing, organizing and reading to children! Through our BusinessLink program, Volunteer Fairfax matches companies seeking to do good works in the community to impactful projects. To learn more about Discovery’s Impact Day and see pictures click