Mary Foley, Volunteer Prince William

Mary Foley, executive director of Volunteer Prince William

If you like kids and care about keeping them safe, here’s a job for you. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) needs volunteers who can help fourth grade students learn to be “Safe at Home!”

Volunteers should be at least 55, available during the school day and comfortable with presenting an interactive lesson in a school setting. Training is provided. You’ll feel great as you teach youngsters the skills, they need to cope with being home alone. Please contact Jan at 571-292-5307 to learn more.

Historic Dumfries needs an electrician to check out an outside security light that’s started to strobe. Please call Lisa at 703-221-2218 for more info. 

The 2020 Big Spring Neabsco Creek Cleanup is Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed to help with this fun event. You’ll meet at Neabsco Eagles Park, 15801 Neabsco Road. They’ll provide litter bags, grabbers, gloves and light refreshments.  Please wear boots for this event.  Please email: to learn more.

Clean the Stream needs volunteers on Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to noon at the stream adjacent to Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas. Please email them at: to learn more.

Serve Our Willing Warriors is hosting a Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m.  Volunteers are needed in a host of different ways to make this a successful event to support their families. Please email Sarah at: to learn more.

Girls on the Runis looking for coaches for the Spring 2020 season.  Lace up your sneakers and come inspire girls in grades 3 to 8 to be strong, confident and healthy. 

You do not need to be a runner to coach. You just need to serve as a role model by showing up prepared and on time, listening attentively and demonstrating a positive attitude.  You will need to commit to two to three hours per week for a 10-week session with additional time for training and the 5K race. The season starts Monday, March 2.  Please visit their website at: to learn more.

BEACON Adult Literacy is recruiting volunteers to become instructors in the Manassas area for their ESOL programs.  No second language or teaching experience needed as they will give you all the training needed to be successful. Volunteers teach for two hours in either morning or evening classes.  Please call 571-428-2507 to learn more.

The Kennedy Center invites volunteers age 40 and under to their 2nd Annual Carrying the Torch Forward Service Day.  Please email Jessica at: to learn more.

Novant Health UVA Health System needs volunteers at their three gifts shops. Please register online at: or call 703-369-8173 to learn more.

Keep Prince William Beautiful invites you to adopt a spot near you. It’s a great way to spruce up your neighborhood.  Please email Laura at: to learn more.

The Alzheimer’s Association is looking for support group facilitators to help participants develop coping skills, share valuable info, give caregiving tips and more.  Preferred skills include professional healthcare experience, experience working with people affected by Alzheimer’s, comfort with expression of emotion and good listening skills.  Please call Ben at: 703-766-9007 to learn more.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to drive veterans or spouses to their doctors appointments. It’s very easy to help these individuals get the care they need while remaining in their homes. RSVP members receive a mileage reimbursement and additional insurance coverage at no cost to the volunteer.  Please call Jan at 571-292-5307 to learn more.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William.  Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at 703-369-5292 ext. 1, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at 703-369-5292 ext. 3.  

Please visit our website at  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

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