Mary Foley, Volunteer Prince William

Mary Foley, executive director of Volunteer Prince William

Please join Volunteer Prince William at Northwest Federal Credit Union field at Pfitzner Stadium on June 22. We will be the beneficiaries of the very cool, Indiana Jones-themed jersey auction! Do you like baseball? Are you an Indiana Jones fan? You won’t want to miss out on your chance to bid on a game-worn Mola Ram jersey with Indiana Jones’ hat on the back! All proceeds benefit, well … us! Even if you don’t want to bid on a jersey, come on down to the ballpark to show your support, eat some good food, and have fun! Game time is 6:35 p.m.

Novant UVA Health System needs volunteers in surgical services at the Manassas and Haymarket hospitals. They also need volunteers at the Aubergine Thrift Store in Old Town Manassas.  Come be part of the team benefitting the community. Call 571-284-1278 or visit novanthealthuva.org/giving/volunteering to learn more.

Prince William Conservation Alliance is looking for office volunteers ages 21 and older for a couple of hours each week in their Woodbridge office. Duties include organizing mailing lists and preparing for large mailings and also staffing the welcome table at events. These are good folks doing really good stuff in the community.  Email alliance@pwconserve.org for all the specifics.

Helping Neighbors in Need Outreach Center needs an administrative assistant to help in the Woodbridge office Monday through Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Duties include answering phone, registering clients, receiving donations and logging them in. Call Pastor Edmonds at 703-964-7725 to learn more.

SERVE has a great opportunity for a youth groups, your office and/or family: collecting supplies for the summer camp SERVE runs for the children living in the shelter. The list includes water balloons, sidewalk chalk, disposable plates, ping pong balls, yarn, fabric paint and fabric paint pens, white drawstring backpacks, large sponges, play dough, hand wipes, insect repellant, sunscreen, garden sprinkler, small prizes and healthy snacks for the kids. This reminds me of my childhood at camp! Email Julie at jmartinez@nvfs.org to learn more. Donations are accepted through July.

SERVE alsohas an urgent need for six to eight volunteers to prepare and serve brunch and dinner to its 92 residents on July 4. SERVE has a grill you may use if you want to do a traditional cookout. It’s a great way to share the holiday with others. Email Julie at jrmartinez@nvfs.org to learn more. SERVE also has a need for volunteers to prepare dinner on Aug. 18 and Aug. 31. Come share your favorite summer fare with the residents.

Project Mend A House provides home repairs and a safety improvement to seniors’ homes. Both skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed throughout the community. Visit www.pmah.org to learn more and to register as a volunteer.

Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District need volunteers at a host of fun projects this summer including: June 22 at Belmont Bay’s annual Occoquan cleanup (RSVP to Myra at mclau@comcast.net), June 29 at Powell’s Creek in the Montclair area (RSVP to Buck at buckarvin@comcast.net), Aug. 3 at Broad Run/Dawkins Branch (RSVP to Sonnie at 1vespermaxo@gmail.com or text to 703-216-6959), Aug. 10 at Manassas National Battlefield for the NOVA Water Quality Monitors Certification Training. (Email Veronica to register and learn more at waterquality@pwswcd.org.)

Merrimac Farm needs volunteers to weed, prune, water plants and clean up. Wear long pants, long socks and sturdy shoes. Workdays this summer are June 22 and July 6, 9 a.m. to noon. RSVP to alliance@pwconserve.org or 703-490-5200.

The National Museum of the Marine Corps needs volunteers to become gallery docents and hospitality ambassadors. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Register at usmcmuseum.com/volunteer.

Keep Prince William Beautiful needs volunteers to present programs to the campers at Veterans Park this summer. This is a great job for teens. Email info@kpwb.org to learn more.

BEACON Adult Literacy needs volunteers for its summer conversations program July 16 through Aug. 1 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and evenings, 7 to 9 p.m. Email jng@osbva.org to learn more.

Area Agency on Aging needs volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels mid-day in both the Manassas and Woodbridge communities. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday. The group also needs volunteer activity assistants at the Adult Day Healthcare Center for fun activities such as chess, checkers, dominos, and bingo and playing musical instruments. Visit pwcgov.org/government/dept/aaa/pages/volunteer for more info.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers ages 55 and up to deliver noon meals through the Meals on Wheels Program.  Shifts are just two to three hours and are available throughout the area. RSVP members receive a mileage reimbursement and additional insurance coverage at no cost to the volunteer. Call Jan at 571-292-5307 to learn more.

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