Category: Making a difference

Long-term Volunteers Needed to Help Vulnerable Children on a 1-on-1 Basis with CASA

Current Virtual opportunity: Disclaimer: this volunteer opportunity is not for the light-hearted. Exceptional need for males and bilingual (Spanish) speakers Fairfax CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) works to help children who have entered the court system find permanent, safe homes. CASA volunteers are average citizens. They are not (but may have once been) social workers

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*EVENT CANCELLED* RSVP “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” seminar to be held April 14 at South Run HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!!!

*EVENT CANCELLED* The RSVP “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” scheduled on Tuesday, April 14 has been cancelled. If you have questions or concerns, please email us at rsvp@volunteerfairfax.org *EVENT CANCELLED* *EVENT CANCELLED* Contact RSVP@volunteerfairfax.org for information about future seminars or the option to receive a email video presentation. What is the “Art of Volunteering in

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*EVENT CANCELLED* *EVENT CANCELLED* Contact RSVP@volunteerfairfax.org for information about future seminars or the option to receive a email video presentation. *EVENT CANCELLED* RSVP has added an ADDITIONAL “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” seminar to be held THE AFTERNOON of Saturday, March 21 at Volunteer Fairfax

Now that you have graduated from the work force,  do you know how you are going to spend your time? RSVP-Northern Virginia can help. Register for RSVP-Northern Virginia’s Special Saturday “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” Seminar,  on March 21 at 1:00 p.m. at Volunteer Fairfax Headquarters. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.

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Volunteers needed to help those 50+ “Living Healthy Longer” with the NVSO

RSVP-Northern Virginia  partner The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics is seeking volunteers to help promote the 2020 games. For more information on the NVSO’s public relations volunteer positions and its need for an advertising coordinator, please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org or contact Shannon White at swhite@volunteerfairfax.org   The 2020 NVSO has been scheduled for September 12 through September 27,

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*EVENT CANCELLED* RSVP “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” seminar to be held April 14 at South Run

Now that you have graduated from the work force,  do you know how you are going  to spend your time? RSVP-Northern Virginia can help. Register for RSVP-Northern Virginia’s   free “Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  seminar,  Tuesday, April 14, 2020,  at 11:30  a.m., at  South Run RECenter in Springfield.  The one-hour event is free and open to

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*EVENT CANCELLED* Contact RSVP@volunteerfairfax.org for information about future seminars or the option to receive a email video presentation *EVENT CANCELLED* Still time to sign up for “Art of Volunteering in Retirement’s first ever Saturday seminar, March 21, in Fairfax

Now that you have graduated from full time work,  do you know how you are going  to spend your time? RSVP-Northern Virginia can help. There are still open spaces for RSVP-Northern Virginia’s “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  seminar,  Saturday, March 21,  at 10:00  a.m., at the headquarters of Volunteer Fairfax in Fairfax City. The one-hour

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RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer opportunities springs eternal in March

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist  Welcome To March 2020 RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities and events for March 2020  available through RSVP,  our partners and friends .  Many are one time events that we hope you will find to be  convenient, fun and provide great opportunities to make new

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**EVENT CANCELLED** Help support Vietnam Vets, Volunteer at RSVP’s March Group Service Project

Register for the “Welcome Home Vietnam Vets”  RSVP March Monthly Group Service Project, Monday, March 16, 10 a.m. to noon, Capital Caring Alexandria For complete event info and to sign up please click Welcome Home Vets Group Service Project. Please join us for our monthly group service where we will be helping Capital Caring Health prepare for

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*EVENT CANCELLED* Celebrate Tax Day by helping local students learn financial literacy at JA Finance Park, April 15

Celebrate the federal income tax filing deadline day with RSVP,  April 15, 2020, by volunteering at  JA Finance Park in Central Fairfax to help eighth graders from across Fairfax County learn financial literacy. To register for this fun project visit JA Finance Park Group Service Project.  Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Time: 8:30 am – 1:45 pm Location: 4099

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Thank You Volunteers for Spreading the Love with RSVP on February 13.

Thank you to  more than 20 RSVP  volunteers who created close to 300 Valentine’s Day Cards today, Feb. 13,  for local seniors at the  annual  RSVP-Northern Virginia Valentine’s Meet & Greet and Spread the Love  service project, Feb. 13, 2020,  at the South County Government Center.  Happy Valentine’s Day from RSVP-Northern Virginia Look below for a gallery of photos

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Alexandria RSVP member Tom Sachs talks about helping others with Rebuilding Together

Alexandria, Va., resident Tom Sachs joined RSVP-Northern Virginia, the region’s largest volunteer group for retirees, a year ago. The 72-year-old currently volunteers with RSVP partner Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church. To listen to RSVP’s Rob Paine interview Tom please click RSVP Volunteer Podcast.  In this podcast, Tom talks about why he enjoys volunteering with Rebuilding Together

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