Category: profiles

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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“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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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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