Volunteer Fairfax is collecting and sharing 40 volunteer vignettes to celebrate.
It is the Season for summer jobs, internships and for post-grad job hunting. Post your opportunity on the Volunteer Fairfax Jobs Board, a free service to our community. Good luck!
Global Youth Service Day
Thank you to all of the young people who came out to our GYSD events! Congrats to you--and a million other youth worldwide—for Being the Change in your neighborhood. Enjoy the photos and video!
We need your opinion! This 10-question survey should take you less than three minutes to complete, and will guide us on the best ways to connect you to community needs.
Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games could NOT have done it without you! Nearly 6,000 citizen volunteers came forward to make The Games happen! You displayed great community pride and spirit. On behalf of Fairfax2015, we thank you and hope that you had a really great time. May the spirit of The Games continue! All of our WPFG volunteers--and everyone who has been inspired by their service--is invited to join the ranks of community first responders. How? Volunteer… there are more good deeds to be done!
David Kline serves our community where barriers are great. As a volunteer for the Stronger Together and Safe Haven Supervised Visitation and Supervised Exchange Program, he is making a dramatic difference in the life of a young incarcerated father. Through modeling and mentoring, David has guided this 16-year-old dad to become an involved parent to his toddler. Read more about how David’s precious gift of time has made a lasting impact on this young family.
Youth Service America has compiled a list of 15 ways you can serve in your communities this summer. From providing summer meals to kids to hosting a fundraising lemonade stand to promoting summer preparedness and safety -- there are national efforts going on all summer long to make this a summer to remember! Check it out. Looking for local Youth opportunities click here.
We are so proud of the 2015 FFXVSA nominees and award recipients! So happy to see the news of our Doers Who Do in area publications. Many thanks to our community friends and partners for your help in sharing these amazing stories. Be inspired by our Doers’ impactful stories of service here. View photos of our Seussical event here. And, mark your planner for next January 4th when nominations open for the 2016 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards.