Category: Fairfax County Seniors

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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Preparing for Florence

It is going to be a wet week.  Volunteer Fairfax needs your help. As of the morning of Sept. 11, 2018,  Hurricane Florence is currently a category 4 between the Bahamas and Bermuda looking to come to the U.S. shoreline somewhere along the Virginia and South Carolina coasts late Thursday or early Friday. It is

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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 CarFit program

Volunteers are needed for the CarFit program which helps “fit” a vehicle to older adults to enhance comfort and improve safety. Volunteers use a 12-point checklist to assess the driver’s positioning on the gas and brake pedals, mirrors, seat, head rests and more.  Volunteers must be licensed drivers, have good time management skills and be

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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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Save Nov. 1 for RSVP

RSVP Northern Virginia is planning something big for Nov. 1 at Frying Pan Park in Herndon. If you are 55 or better and want to be part of the largest senior volunteer group around in time for this fun event, please sign up for our next orientation near Herndon  taking place in Reston, Sept.20.  You

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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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RSVP and NVSO featured on iHeart Radio

With only six weeks before the NVSO’s Aug. 24 registration deadline, RSVP-Northern Virginia program manager Janet Davison, right, Northern Virginia Senior Olympics vice chair Andre Francis, center and Volunteer Fairfax chief operating officer Emily Swenson, left, took to the airwaves of iHeartMedia DC/Baltimore on Sunday, July 15, to spread the word on opportunities available to both

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The importance of senior volunteerism

In this short RSVP Northern Virginia Podcast, RSVP volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki discusses the important role that senior volunteers play in the Northern Virginia community. To learn more about RSVP or to sign up for an upcoming new volunteer information session, please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org or call 703-403-5360. RSVP Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer

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