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Volunteers Needed at Mass Vaccination Clinic

In effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine quickly, heavy volunteer support and coordination is necessary. RSVP is calling on volunteers for the newly-opened Stonebridge Vaccination Center on Eisenhower Ave in Alexandria administering vaccinations to Fairfax County residents. Duties of the volunteer range from parking lot coordination, intake of residents, and further coordination. If you are

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RSVP-VSA Nominee: Sandra Baron

RSVP is excited to announce another nominee for this year’s VSA: Sandra Baron. Sandra has spent the last year volunteering with Cornerstones, Community of Faith UMC, CORE Foundation, and others. Her work at Cornerstones spans multiple programs, including Embry Rucker Community Shelter, the Assistance Services and Pantry Program, Opportunity Neighborhood sites, our main offices, and

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RSVP-VSA Nominee: Mary Beth Cockerham

In the past year, Mary Beth has dedicated over 230 hours of service to Capital Caring Health, an organization dedicated to providing patients and their families with advanced illness care of the highest quality. Mary Beth’s dedication to Capital Caring Health is best summed up in the word of Kathrine Knoble, Manager, Community and Volunteer

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RSVP-VSA Nominee: Kristin Ramkey

We are honored to have Kristin Ramkey as an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer serving with RSVP-Northern Virginia. This past year she has given her time and effort to Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteers For Change (VFC), and PRS, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to providing behavioral health, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Kristen has supported the Admin Department

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RSVP-VSA Nominee: Anu Mittal

Our next nominee for the RSVP Volunteer Service Award is Anu Mittal. In the short time Anu has been with RSVP, she has truly emulated what an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer is by joining in on Group Service Projects, and offering her time and talents to not just one, but several of our nonprofit partners. Anu

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VSA Nominee: Robbie Mosley

Introducing our next RSVP VSA nominee: Robbie Mosley. Despite the fact that Robbie Mosley couldn’t volunteer at all the organizations he normally does due to the pandemic, he still served over 170 hours with Britepaths and United Community. As a financial tutor at Britepaths, he empowers clients to be more self-sufficient and develop the skills

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RSVP Volunteer Service Award (VSA) Nominees!

Presenting our first nominee for Volunteer Fairfax’s RSVP-VSA: Mike Mixon. Mike has served 20+ hours a month throughout the pandemic. With the American Red Cross of the National Capital & Great Chesapeake Region (ARC), Mike volunteers with the child and youth preparedness program, emergency vehicle inspections, and online trainings. Mike helps with the American Red

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Fun, Interactive Volunteer Opportunities with CRi

If you are interested in the following DIY volunteer opportunity, please reach out to RSVP Volunteer Specialist, Shannon White, at swhite@volunteerfairfax.org. CRi, Choice. Respect. independence. (formerly known as Community Residences, Inc.), is a community-based organization with a focused effort on providing people with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs the resources, supports and services they

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Virtual ESL Tutor with United Community

United Community’s English Club helps adult learners improve their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Volunteers with strong intercultural communication skills are needed to teach adults 1-on-1 tailored lessons to improve conversational skills. A flexible customizable schedule can be determined by tutor and student. Skills: Bilingual (Spanish) Experience teaching/tutoring adult students who are learning English

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A Special Thanks to AmeriCorps Seniors Volunteer Jo Deckert!

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer Jo Deckert designed and handmade 500 handmade Thank You cards for CRi – Choice. Respect. Independence. The cards were given to CRi direct support staff, with personal messages from CRi staff written on the inside. Janet Davison, CVA, CRi’s Volunteer Program Manager, worked with Jo to create this no-contact-during-Covid project. Jo volunteered a total

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