Volunteers Needed at South Run RECenter

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Time Commitment: (Frequency? # Hours?)4 hours per week
Date(s) & Time(s) of Day Needed:We have four 4-hour shifts each weekday starting at 5 and 9 AM and 1 and 5 PM. Volunteers are assigned one of these shifts and do that shift each week so they get to know the people who use the RECenter then. Available shifts vary. Call for details.  
Volunteer Duties:  Greet the public and orient them to the facility, inform visitors about site rules and programs, check user passes, answer phone calls and inquiries, assist with programs and projects as needed, help to take care of the front desk equipment and working area, and may handle sales of passes and/or other site specific items.
Relevant Skills/ Hobbies/ Experience:Clear and understandable speaking voice, some computer experience and friendly outgoing demeanor.
Qualifications: (Certifications? Special Training Required?)Special training will be provided.


Time Commitment: (Frequency? # Hours?)4 hours per week preferred
Date(s) & Time(s) of Day Needed:You may choose your own dates and times in coordination with our Fitness Director.  
Volunteer Duties:  Greet the fitness room patrons; answer questions on usage regulations; report equipment needing repair and assist with maintaining the room in proper order and cleanliness. Light to heavy lifting
Relevant Skills/ Hobbies/ Experience:None
Qualifications: (Certifications? Special Training Required?)Some training will be provided.


Time Commitment: (Frequency? # Hours?)2 to 4 hours per week
Date(s) & Time(s) of Day Needed:Saturdays: 3 classes between 9 AM and Noon Sundays: 2 classes between noon and 2 PM. Availability varies, email for openings.
Volunteer Duties:  Volunteers will get into the pool to assist individuals with disabilities during adapted swimming and water exercise classes. Volunteers provide physical support, personalized instruction and encouragement to adapted aquatics class participants. Volunteers will be under the direct supervision of a trained class instructor, who will lead the group through learn-to-swim exercises and water safety activities. Volunteers can anticipate working with children, teens and adults with intellectual, developmental, physical and other disabilities. Volunteers must be able to commit to a class session of 6 to 10 weeks.
Relevant Skills/ Hobbies/ Experience:Volunteers do not have to be expert swimmers but must be comfortable in the water. Some classes take place in deep water (up to 12 ft).
Qualifications: (Certifications? Special Training Required?)Online training will be provided.


Time Commitment: (Frequency? # Hours?)1 or 2 weekends each month
Date(s) & Time(s) of Day Needed:Each project takes about 2 days from 8:30 to 5:30 on Sat and Sunday. Incumbents can specify weekends they are available.  
Volunteer Duties:  Serves as subject matter expert to mentor Scouts on their Eagle projects. Serves as the Park’s representative to ensure safety and compliance with Park guidelines. Ensures projects add to the public’s use and enjoyment of the Park.
Relevant Skills/ Hobbies/ Experience:Current driver’s license needed to drive Gator. Experience dealing with non-native invasive plants is a plus. Experience working with Scouts is also a plus.
Qualifications: (Certifications? Special Training Required?)Training will be provided.  

If you are interested in any of these volunteer positions, please reach out to RSVP Program Manager, Stacey Iden, at siden@volunteerfairfax.org.

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