Volunteer Fairfax is collecting and sharing 40 volunteer vignettes to celebrate .
It is the Season for summer jobs, internships and for post-grad job hunting. Post your opportunity on the Volunteer Fairfax Jobs Board, a free service to our community. Good luck!
Global Youth Service Day
Thank you to all of the young people who came out to our GYSD events! Congrats to you--and a million other youth worldwide—for Being the Change in your neighborhood. Enjoy the photos and video!
The World Police & Fire Games is currently underway! Come out and cheer on real-life hero as they compete! The events are free to spectators and except the opening and closing ceremonies are no tickets are required. The athletes village is in Reston Town Center. For a daily schedule of events, live event results, pictures and more, visit www.fairfax2015.com.
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Youth Service America has compiled a list of 15 ways you can serve in your communities this summer. From providing summer meals to kids to hosting a fundraising lemonade stand to promoting summer preparedness and safety -- there are national efforts going on all summer long to make this a summer to remember! Check it out. Looking for local Youth opportunities click here.
We are so proud of the 2015 FFXVSA nominees and award recipients! So happy to see the news of our Doers Who Do in area publications. Many thanks to our community friends and partners for your help in sharing these amazing stories. Be inspired by our Doers’ impactful stories of service here. View photos of our Seussical event here. And, mark your planner for next January 4th when nominations open for the 2016 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards.
As part of the 23rd Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards, Chairman Bulova honored Jeanne Sanders, retiring executive director of Volunteer Fairfax, by proclaiming Friday, April 24 Jeanne Sanders Day in Fairfax County. Chairman Bulova cited Jeanne’s ten years of dedicated service and her “personal philosophy that “communities are strengthened by citizens supporting citizens…”. More…