27th Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards
Thank you for attending!

On Wednesday, April 24, Volunteer Fairfax, Chairman Sharon Bulova and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proudly honored volunteers in our community at the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards. 430 attendees joined in Celebrating Volunteers.

Click here for the winners and the list of nominees.

Get connected!

Volunteers NeededWe encourage you to warm your heart by giving the greatestgift ... volunteering! At Volunteer Fairfax we strive to make it easy for you to engage. There are so many ways to serve! Check out some of the following options to volunteer:
  • RSVP - The program especially designed for volunteers age 55+
  • BoardLink - A leadership opportunity for those with passion and experience.
  • Volunteer Now! - Looking for the right volunteer opportunity for YOU … search our online local database of opportunities.

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Vol Impact

Inspiring Stories: Starbucks Fellows Shine

StarbucksfellowsVolunteer Fairfax participates in an innovative partnership with the Starbucks Foundation and Points of Light. Through this engagement, two Starbucks Service Fellows (Starbucks Baristas) Salma Kerfal and Katy Dunn featured above with staff member Kim Luckabaugh (left), work with our organization helping us make a deeper impact serving you. For the rest of the Starbucks Fellows story and to read more volunteer profiles, please visit our Celebrating Stories page

Upcoming Volunteer Management Training Webinars

May 29 @ 8:30 to 10:00 am
The Art of Managing Up and Down for Volunteer Managers

June 5 @ 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Volunteer Management Boot Camp

June 11 @ 9:00 to 9:30 am
Volunteer Fairfax - Member Only Webinar: Words Matter

June 25 @ 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Volunteer Management Boot Camp 201 – Advanced!

Our Programs

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Calling All Youth ...

Have you been searching for how to fulfill your school service hour requirements? Would you like to volunteer, but don’t know where to begin? Volunteer coordinators recognize that taking the initial step is often the toughest part of volunteerism. Check out Volunteer Fairfax’s Directory of Youth Service Opportunities. The directory contains over 100 volunteer agencies, indexed by categories such as region, minimum age, and mission area. The directory also contains a list of other resources, information on grants, and tips on getting started.

Busy and on the go, not looking for a long term commitment, but still want to volunteer?

For many us, finding rewarding and fun volunteer opportunities that fit into our busy lifestyle can be challenging.  

Look no more! Volunteer Fairfax’s Volunteers for Change program was made for you.

VFC is for the suburbanite on the go, who may not have time for a long term volunteer commitment but wants to be involved, make a difference and meet other like-minded volunteers in the process and get to know the community.

In a comprehensive 45 minute info session you'll learn everything you need to get started! These are held twice a month at the Volunteer Fairfax headquarters centrally located in Fairfax City. Click here to view our Community Calendar to find upcoming sessions with sign up links.

Click to listen to a recent podcast to learn more about Volunteers for change.

Careers at Volunteer Fairfax
Do you want to be part of the Volunteer Fairfax team? We have several openings ranging from internships to staff positions. For a full rundown of these great opportunities, please visit our career page.