Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia As we near the end of the month, we would like to take a final look at our successful November RSVP group service project and meet and greet at Frying Pan Farm, November 1, in Herndon. For information and to register for our next RSVP Monthly Group
Have you heard the newest RSVP NOVA podcast featuring the 2018 RSVP Holiday Volunteering Guide ? The holiday season is a great time for giving back and RSVP Northern Virginia’s Holiday Volunteering Guide is a great tool to help you find meaningful volunteer opportunities. This short podcast found here features RSVP volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki
“Seeing how some residents’ faces light up when they see Olive is amazing, it’s so freeing,” Martin says, as he describes how rewarding volunteering with Pets on Wheels is.
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
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
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
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
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) provides affordable housing and resident services to about 1360 household living in 14 properties located throughout Arlington County. APAH is conducting a resident customer satisfaction survey regarding the provision of maintenance, leasing, and resident services at its properties. The plan is to survey all leaseholders over a four year
The deadline for online registration for the 2018 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics has been extended to midnight, Sept. 3. What games are you going to sign up for? Remember you must be 50 to play! If volunteering is your game, please contact Carly at RSVP Northern Virginia at chubicki@Volunteerfairfax.org 30 venues, more than 60
“I want to do something that is going to help somebody,” Frank Pallone, RSVP volunteer.
“I love to help others,” says Ken Kozloff, RSVP volunteer. “I enjoy volunteering with RSVP, not only for what I do as a volunteer, but also for the social aspect of working with other people.”