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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.
Teens, Need Service Learning Hours?

Here are your Action Steps:
1. Visit VF’s Just for Youth
2. Create a Profile
3. Youth Service Directory
4. Sign up for an opportunity
5. Go! And, have fun!

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! Click Community Calendar to learn about upcoming orientations for RSVP Northern Virginia, Volunteers for Change, Volunteer Emergency Team (VET), and Community Ambassadors Team (CAT).

VF Wish List

Looking for a tangible way to support Volunteer Fairfax and volunteerism? We have organizational Wish List items that are important to our mission. Can you help? To fulfill a Wish click here

Holiday Heroes Handbook-NOW OPEN

The holidays present a time for families, friends, work colleagues, and neighbors to participate in “giving back” activities. The 2017 Holiday Heroes Handbook is a digital meeting place for nonprofits and volunteers to find each other during this special season. Agencies are invited to post holiday volunteer activities and needs. Volunteers may sign up today and begin a tradition of holiday volunteering for your friends and family. The Handbook will feature opportunities taking place now through January 15, 2018. 


Registration Now Open! Give Together, January 15, 2018

Families with school-age children, join us for Give Together on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, on Monday, January 15. Give Together is a family volunteer event with service projects designed for young people and little hands. This special event is the perfect opportunity to teach children the value of giving back to our community-- while enjoying giving together with family and friends. Give Together is a free event! Please register to reserve so we will expect you.

Trainings: Showing Volunteer Impact, Thursday, January 18, 2018


Improving how we communicate our volunteer impact can make a positive difference to your volunteers, your organization and your job satisfaction. Volunteer managers, coordinators and team captains, please join us.


Celebrating Stories—Thanking the Troops!


In November, as we pause to observe Veterans Day and to thank our service men and women for their sacrifice, Volunteer Fairfax would like to share an important story that reveals how a small act, from small people, can mean so very much to those who have given so much. More.


Intern

 

Volunteer Fairfax seeks Interns

Join the Volunteer Fairfax team! We are seeking an IT Communications Intern or volunteer and Special Events Intern! Grow your resume while helping VF build a better community!

 


Need a Speaker?

If your organization would like a speaker that can inspire your constituents to volunteer service, please contact us. We would be happy to speak at your next conference, meeting, or annual retreat. Email Angela Starling to discuss.