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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.

VF Stories Library

We are sharing vignettes
about the volunteer
center including,
stories of service,
special events, and
everyday moments.
Check out
the latest story.

Get Involved

Looking for a fun and 
easy way to volunteer?
Join us for an upcoming
Volunteer Emergency
Team (VET) orientation
on June 2nd;
RSVP - Northern Virginia
orientation on
May 13th, and May 26;
or a Volunteers for Change
orientation on June 12th and
June 29th.

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40 Years of Impact!

On May 6, our 40th anniversary year concludes. 
We have enjoyed celebrating with you through service,
welcoming you at events, sharing stories
through the VF Stories Project and
even put together a video!

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Help us launch into the next 40 years of service. 
Click to find out more.


55+Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors heard on iHeart Radio

Volunteer Fairfax welcomed RSVP and Volunteer Solutions to iHeart Media to chat about volunteer opportunities for Boomers and members of the Greatest Generation.  In studio, Angela Starling hosted Nadia Trznadel of RSVP Northern Virginia and Theresa Brown from Volunteer Solutions, a program of the Fairfax County Council on Aging. 

Click to get the recap on what was shared. It’s a busy May.  Get out there!


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

Storm Jonas:  Volunteer Fairfax Serves During Stormy Weather

StormTemps over the December holidays were unseasonably mild. 2015 was going out like a lamb. Then came January and suddenly it was winter! Storm Jonas was on the way.  Fierce and cold and snowy white.  Advance weather reports warned people to prepare and stay safe. During the height of the storm, a call came in to Fairfax County Emergency Operations Center from a concerned citizen. The caller's mother was in the hospital and the end was near.  Volunteer Fairfax staff sprang into action locating a volunteer with a 4-wheel drive.  Read more…

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.   


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…


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.