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Teach Elementary Kids A Body Safety Program with Fairfax County Department of Family Services

Fairfax County Department of Family Services has a special program for Pre-K to sixth grade. The Body Safety Program focuses on building safety skills within the child, preparing them to identify risks such as: Child abuse Bullying Internet safety The curriculum, Childhelp® Speak Up Be Safe, gives children a comfortable, non-alarming way to talk about

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GrandInvolve Volunteer Opportunities

Since its beginnings in 2014, GrandInvolve has had hundreds of senior volunteers working hard with local schools to help teachers and vulnerable students achieve their highest potential. It’s mission is simple: Support the education of our most vulnerable populations through in-person and virtual volunteering Reduce ageism by growing intergenerational relationships between our youngest and oldest

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Emergency Response Volunteer Recruitment with Volunteer Fairfax’s Volunteer Emergency Team

Want to join a task force in times of emergency? Join the Volunteer Emergency Team (VET) of Volunteer Fairfax, and have the opportunity to provide vital assistance to Fairfax County’s Office of Emergency Management! VET Volunteers provide support and assistance to the Emergency Response Program Manager (ER PM) during times of local activation.  There may

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In-Person: Help Cornerstones Distribute Food at Community Sites in Reston on Saturday, March 13th & 27th

Cornerstones has been a pillar in the DMV for nearly 50 years. Families living in this region, with its notoriously high cost of living, can struggle to overcome tough economic times. Through services like Housing Food Financial assistance Child and youth services Community and family strengthening Community resource centers. With the food insecurity on the

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Zoom Event: Information about COVID-19 Vaccine with the Fairfax County Health Department

A Community Conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine will be hosted by Fairfax County Health Department in partnership with the Fairfax Area Disability Services Board and the Department of Family Services Fairfax Area of Aging. ASL Interpretation and CART provided. Pre-registration is required. Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6 pm: Click here to register. Friday, Feb. 12

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DIY with CRi: Make Beanbags and Cornhole Boards for CRi’s Residents

Remote 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

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Volunteer with Britepaths & Help Empower Fairfax County’s Residents to Become Self-Sufficient

Virtual, at-home Despite being one of the wealthiest counties in the United States, Fairfax County thousands of families struggle to make ends meet. To combat this, since 1984, Britepaths has been empowering families to become self-sufficient. Each year Britepaths helps approximately 7,000 families and individuals across Fairfax County through short-term food and financial assistance and

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Food For Others In Need of Volunteers for Unloading Food Donations Post-Stuff the Bus Event

In-Person, masks required, social distance practiced. Since 1995, Food For Others (FFO) has acted as a safety net for those in Northern Virginia needing food during emergency, as well as the growing number of working poor needing to supplement inadequate food supplies. The COVID-19 pandemic has further exasperated hardships for thousands of families across what

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