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During the current emergency, Volunteer Fairfax, in collaboration with the other members of the Metro Coalition of Volunteer Centers requests that all prospective volunteers contact their local volunteer center by phone or website, or call 1-800-VOLUNTEER, to be connected to the volunteer center nearest where you live. Please do not go to the scene of the disaster since that could slow you down or hinder rescue operations. We urge everyone to attend to the needs of your families and neighbors first and follow instructions of your local emergency management agency.


We invite you to visit
the VF Stories Library!
We are sharing vignettes
about the volunteer
center including,
stories of service,
special events, and
everyday moments.

Get Involved

Looking for a fun and 
easy way to volunteer?
Join us for an upcoming
Volunteer Emergency
Team (VET) orientation
on May 12th;
RSVP - Northern Virginia
orientation on
May 13th, and May 26;
or a Volunteers for Change
orientation on May 16th.

Be a Philanthropist!

Did you know you can DOUBLE your charitable gift if your company has a Matching Gifts
Program? $40 gift to Volunteer Fairfax would become an $80 contribution. Contact your Human Resource Dept. or check your company website. 
You+Your Employer=Double the Good

Community Jobs Board

Need a job? Have a position to post? The Jobs Board is a tool that jobseekers and job posters can use to find and fill opportunities. Postings can include paid positions and intern/fellowships. The VF Jobs Board is a free service to our community. Good luck!


Breakfast 2016

The 24th Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards
Friday, April 8, a Great Success! 

The room was festive with blue and silver balloons when nearly 500 attendees gathered for our very special event. We enjoyed recognizing a record number of nominated shining stars! We had the honor of bestowing a Point of Light Award.  We announced the volunteer who won an Alaskan Cruise courtesy of Cabot Creamery.  And, we proudly debuted a retrospective video celebrating the conclusion of Volunteer Fairfax’s 40th anniversary year.  Our sincere thanks goes to Fairfax County Channel 16 Media Team for producing this meaningful presentation. There are so many others to thank!  So for more Volunteer Service Awards recap, photos, videos and a list of award recipients click here…

Volunteer Fairfax 2015 Annual Report

Volunteer Fairfax is pleased to debut our 2015 Annual Report, a brief synopsis, about the year that was.  In this report, we share highlights, financial statistics, and acknowledgement of our sponsors, board and staff.  We invite you view it here.   

Stories for 40 Years—In Celebration of Volunteer Fairfax’s
40th Anniversary of Serving the Community

Follow your Heart

NVTCAt Volunteer Fairfax we often say that “You must follow your heart” when it comes to service.  Evy Sheehan, a member of Volunteers for Change, has done just that for the past 20 years, dedicating her heart and hands to the important work at the Northern Virginia Training Center (NVTC). Read more…

Connecting Resources to Community Need:  Kudos to the Freddie Mac Community Crew

13096212_10154141882644699_8172831982082970322_nApproximately thirty Freddie Mac volunteers recently participated in the Freddie Mac SERVE Community Day at JC Nalle Community School in Washington, DC. Families in the community were invited for a day of financial education and some family fun! Adults had the opportunity to discuss their credit reports with credit counselors and attend a financial fitness workshop while their children participated in educational financial activities. Parents and kids also enjoyed some fun carnival games with prizes! Kids bounced in the moon bounce and zoomed down inflatable slides and everyone was treated to a complimentary lunch. The DJ kept the music going and some folks just had to bust a move! See photos.