RSVP Volunteer Opportunities on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2020, in Fairfax, Arlington and in Alexandria

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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Click here to sign up now to volunteer with RSVP Volunteers at Volunteer Fairfax’s Give Together on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2020

RSVP-Northern Virginia, a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria, is offering a variety of service opportunities to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Fairfax, Arlington and in Alexandria. 

Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day, Fairfax

RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers will again be providing support to Volunteer Fairfax’s annual Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day, taking place on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 20, 2020, at the Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia  in Fairfax. 

Give Together is designed to gather families with elementary school-aged children to work on service projects that support local charitable efforts.  The event provides parents the opportunity to teach the values of volunteering and giving back to the community.

There will be two special volunteer shifts reserved specifically for RSVP Volunteers only, they are

Shift A : from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and

Shift B  :from  11:30 a.m. and to  4:30 p.m.

To sign up for either (or both shifts) please click on the sign up link below

Click here to sign up now to volunteer with RSVP Volunteers at Volunteer Fairfax’s Give Together on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2020

The Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia if located at 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA, 22031

RSVP volunteers will work with Volunteer Fairfax staff in a variety of roles throughout the day including set-up, take down, registration, agency ambassadors, and helping run project stations.

Give Together is one of the largest annual volunteer events in Northern Virginia. We look forward to seeing you on Jan. 20, 2020.

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RSVP at Volunteer Arlington’s MLK Day Event, Jan. 20 : Realizing the Dream : Volunteering in the Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.

When : Monday, January 20, 2020 – 10:00am to 12:00pm

Where : Washington Liberty High School 1301 N. Stafford Street Arlington, VA 22201

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RSVP-Northern Virginia, the region’s largest volunteer group for those 55 “or better,” is proud to again take part in Volunteer Arlington’s annual MLK Day of Service event at 10 a.m.,  Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Washington Liberty High School in Arlington.

Join RSVP as it will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideals and vision for public service duing a speial edition of RSVP’s  “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” seminar titled “Realizing the Dream : Volunteering in the Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.”

The event is free and open to the public.

image.pngAttendees  will have the opportunity to learn more about why volunteering with RSVP is “healthy, social, and fun” and how volunteering is part of  Dr. King’s vision for public service.

You will learn the benefits of volunteering not only for the people you are helping but for the volunteer. Learn how RSVP can personally help you  find your purpose in retirement and how you can  serve your community and have fun and make new friends at the same time. Several of  RSVP’s Arlingtion Area partners will will talk about their volunteer needs. There will also be a short and fun service project you can take part in.

 “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

To register for this event or to get more information on RSVP, please call RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer Specialist Shannon White at 703-403-5360 or visit http://www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Voluntee Alexandria.  You can register online for the seminar by visiting https://volunteer.leadercenter.org/civicrm/volunteer/signup?reset=1&needs[]=1544&dest=list

Volunteer Alexandria MLK Day activities

Martin Luther King Day of Service – Emergency Preparedness Awareness

imageSenior and youth volunteers are needed to assist with canvassing a local neighborhood in the City of Alexandria to raise awareness about emergency preparedness and distribute materials on Monday, January 20th from 9:30 am – 11:30 am. Lunch will be provided.

A mandatory orientation will be held on Saturday, January 18th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm., and will include preparing materials for distribution on the day of the event.

For more information, contact Bill Albright, Emergency Preparedness Manager, at emergencyresponse@volunteeralexandria.org  or 703-836-2176.

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