Category: events

RSVP Info session coming soon to Sherwood Regional Library

Thank you to everyone who attended Carly’s RSVP NOVA info session for new volunteers in Burke Centre earlier this week. For those who live in Alexandria or in the nearby Mount Vernon section of Fairfax County, Carly will be holding another free seminar on senior volunteerism, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30

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The RSVP 2018-19 Holiday Guide is Here!

Thanks to RSVP Northern Virginia’s 2018-19 Holiday Volunteering Guide you can easily choose from dozens of holiday volunteer opportunities available through our partner agencies and nonprofits conveniently located throughout Northern Virginia. Whether it is making sure children in need have holiday gifts and food in Alexandria or if it’s helping out a carriage ride in

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Volunteers Needed for Lane’s Mill Clean-Up

The Historic Sites Volunteer Corps is looking for volunteers to help with a landscape clean-up at Lane’s Mill, Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Located at the confluence of two streams, this cultural site is at risk of further damage by flood waters. Clearing the overgrowth and invasive plants will help the

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“When she comes in, you know it’s going to be a good day.” Meet RSVP’er Celia Boertlein

RSVP Northern Virginia helped Celia Boertlein find her niche. Celia, honored in October as Volunteer Alexandria’s RSVP Volunteer of the Year, says she found out about RSVP while volunteering with New Hope Housing. “I got involved with RSVP through New Hope Housing initially and found that RSVP had volunteer positions open at Huntley Meadows, which

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RSVP Northern Virginia Volunteer Photography Corps and NVSO 2018

This year, courtesy of  the new RSVP Northern Virginia Volunteer Photography Corps, which consisted of 17 volunteer photographers from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University, the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics enjoyed unparalleled photo coverage in addition to the great work it regularly receives from RSVP veteran photographer Ron Staley. RSVP would like

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RSVP is seeking Engaging Leaders

If you are volunteering to support RSVP partner the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics this September, you are going to be seeing a lot of  RSVP volunteer Ken Kozloff. Ken is scheduled to manage our volunteers at the NVSO’s opening day and track events in Arlington. He will be doing the same thing  at Falls Church

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Volunteers needed for Paws for Cause Walk, Sunday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to support Paws for a Cause, a walk in Fairfax City that benefits Fairfax Pets on Wheels, Inc. FPOW is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing pet visitation to residents of nursing homes and hospitals. They are in need of 2-3 volunteers to help with set-up, staff one of the pit stops

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Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing seeking volunteers

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) provides affordable housing and resident services to about 1360 household living in 14 properties located throughout Arlington County. APAH is conducting a resident customer satisfaction survey regarding the provision of maintenance, leasing, and resident services at its properties. The plan is to survey all leaseholders over a four year

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Help prepare students for the global economy at JA Finance Park

School is back in session in Northern Virginia and  our friends at Junior Achievement Finance Park need your help! Junior Achievement, an organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy, needs more volunteers at Finance Park, conveniently located in Central Fairfax. If you have not been to Finance Park, prepared to be

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Did We Miss It?

  The deadline for online registration for the 2018 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics has been extended to midnight, Sept. 3. What games are you going to sign up for? Remember you must be 50 to play! If volunteering is your game, please contact Carly at RSVP Northern Virginia at chubicki@Volunteerfairfax.org 30 venues, more than 60

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An Inspiring NVSO story : Joyce Tobias

Each fall our volunteers are inspired  by the folks who take part in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.  This year will be no different. Multi-gold medal winner Joyce Tobias is in training for the 2018 NVSO that takes place September 15-26. Registration for the ’18 games ends Aug. 24 at http://www.nvso.us Joyce and her story

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