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
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
The Historic Sites Volunteer Corps is looking for volunteers to help with a landscape clean-up at Lane’s Mill, Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Located at the confluence of two streams, this cultural site is at risk of further damage by flood waters. Clearing the overgrowth and invasive plants will help the
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
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
RSVP Northern Virginia is planning something big for Nov. 1 at Frying Pan Park in Herndon. If you are 55 or better and want to be part of the largest senior volunteer group around in time for this fun event, please sign up for our next orientation near Herndon taking place in Reston, Sept.20. You
Denise (Dee) Mackie-Smith has played a major role as a volunteer to help those seeking affordable housing and employment in the City of Alexandria and along the Route 1 Corridor in Fairfax County.