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Nominations Sought for Fairfax RSVP- Northern Virginia Volunteer of the Year

It’s awards season! From the Golden Globes to the Oscars, outstanding artists are being recognized for their great work. Locally, RSVP-Northern Virginia sponsors’ Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria recognize those who excel in the art of making a difference: our volunteers. This week Volunteer Fairfax opened nominations for the 2019 Fairfax County Volunteer

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RSVP-Northern Virginia featured on Ingrid’s World

RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to thank Ingrid Parris-Hicklin for featuring RSVP on the latest episode of Ingrid’s World that aired earlier this month. The show is recorded at the studios of Fairfax Public Access in Merrifield, Va.  The episode  featuring RSVP can be viewed here. In the 12 minute segment, Ingrid chats with RSVP-Northern Virginia

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Start the New Year by reading the January 2019 RSVP newsletter

Welcome to 2019! The team at RSVP-Northern Virginia is excited to start the new year and we have several great events scheduled for you to enjoy.  There is no better way to stay up to date on everything RSVP than checking out our  January 2019 newsletter.  Whether you are a long time RSVP’er, new to the

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December RSVP NOVA Newsletter is Here!

RSVP volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki has published the December  2018 RSVP NOVA monthly newsletter. You can read the entire e-news edition by clicking here.  This newsletter has great info for current RSVP volunteers and for those considering making the fun leap into volunteering.     To hear an abridged version of the newsletter on Soundcloud.com,

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Happy Monday! Get a sneak peak of the RSVP NOVA December E-newsletter

We hope everyone had a great weekend. Happy December! This morning we would like to share a few minutes of RSVP volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki and RSVP’s Rob Paine talking about all the great events and opportunities RSVP has in store for current and future RSVP volunteers this month. You can listen to the audio

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RSVP Info Session In Arlington on MLK Day

As part of Volunteer Arlington’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, RSVP Northern Virginia will hold free information sessions on senior volunteering at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Monday, Jan 21, 2019. The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and run continuously until approximately noon with each session lasting about 45 minutes. The event

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The RSVP 2018-19 Holiday Guide is Here!

Thanks to RSVP Northern Virginia you can easily choose from dozens of holiday volunteer opportunities available through our partner agencies and nonprofits conveniently located throughout Northern Virginia by reading the 2018-19 Holiday Volunteering Guide Whether it is making sure children in need have holiday gifts and food in Alexandria or if it’s helping out a carriage

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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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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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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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