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RSVP-Northern Virginia
January 2019
We've moved! Our new office is located down the street at 10700 Page Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030 and we are in Suite 101! Click here to read the blog post about the move.

Also, Volunteer Fairfax is hiring a full-time Communications and Marketing Director. Click here for the full job description.
January Group Service Project
MLK Day of Service
Fun opportunities to make your day off count in Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria
Volunteer Fairfax

RSVP volunteers will be assisting Volunteer Fairfax for its annual Give Together event. Volunteers will fill a variety of critical roles ranging from helping with event set up and take down to registering and greeting event participants . Click here to sign up!

When:  Monday, January 21 from 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where:  Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031

Volunteer Arlington

We are proud to partner with Volunteer Arlington for their MLK Day of Service. This day will help strengthen and empower the community through hands-on service projects and on-site training opportunities for all ages. For more information and to sign up,  click here!

When:  Monday, January 21 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where:  Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22201

Volunteer Alexandria

Volunteer Alexandria in partnership with the Northern Virginia Community College is implementing a day of service. Projects will include assembling emergency preparedness starter kits, sorting donated food and creating no-sew blankets. There are opportunities for volunteers of all ages! Click here to register.

When: Monday, January 21 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Northern Virginia Community College - Alexandria Campus, 5000 Dawes Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311
Upcoming Events
RSVP Nutrition Training
University Giant in Fairfax to share expertise on healthy diet
As a benefit of being an RSVP volunteer, you are invited to attend a free training on nutrition! Come j oin Giant in-store nutritionist, Marissa, as she takes you through the aisles explaining how to build a balanced plate. T his event is also open to those interested in RSVP, please bring a 55+ friend and be entered into a special drawing for an RSVP prize!
Click here to read more on our blog. Click here to sign up!

When: Tuesday, January 15 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: University Mall Giant, 10653 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
Give Together Prep
Help us get ready for MLK Day and see our new digs in Fairfax at the same time!
In preparation for Volunteer Fairfax's Give Together event on MLK Day, RSVP volunteers are needed to help cut fleece and t-shirts for doggy chew toys. Click here to sign up for a shift.

When: Friday, January 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Wednesday, January 16 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Volunteer Fairfax, 10700 Page Avenue, Suite 101, Fairfax, VA 22030
RSVP/NVSO Info Session
Learn how you can support the Senior Olympics at RSVP seminar in Oakton 
Current and prospective RSVP volunteers are invited to come out and learn about the volunteer needs within the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and at Oak Marr RECenter. Click here to sign up. And click here to read more on our blog!

When: Tuesday, January 29 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Oak Marr RECent er, 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton, VA 22124
Junior Achievement Finance Park
Help local students learn the ABC’s of fiscal responsibility in Fairfax
Our friends at Junior Achievement Finance Park need more volunteers for a couple dates in January. Click here to get all the details!
Snow Buddies
Help seniors in Alexandria get through the next big snow
The Snow Buddies Program is a volunteer program hosted and implemented by Volunteer Alexandria with the support of the City of Alexandria's Office of Aging and Senior Services of Alexandria. It is aimed at providing snow removal to low-income Alexandria's residents who are physically unable to do so themselves, cannot afford to pay for this help, and/or do not have immediate neighbors, family or friends to assist them. Click here for more information and to sign up!
Engagement Leaders
Click here to check out the blog post about our recent Engagement Leader dinner thanking them for all of their hard work! Contact Carly if you are interested in learning more about becoming an Engagement Leader at 703-403-5360 or chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org.
RSVP Workstation Close Up
Northern Virginia Senior Olympics
Story and photo by marketing and communications specialist Rob Paine
The NVSO, held each September since 1982, includes participants and volunteers from Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun and Fauquier counties and from the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church. The 2018 games attracted nearly 900 competitors.

Volunteers are sought to support the 2019 NVSO games in a variety of critical as well as creative roles ranging from running the nonprofit’s website to designing its tee shirts and posters. For a complete list of NVSO board volunteer needs, please visit  NVSO volunteer opportunities .

Timesheet Submissions
Please remember to submit your December timesheets!  Tracking volunteer hours is essential to our program; it is the number one way we report our volunteers are active and keeps the program up and running. If you have any questions, please contact RSVP Volunteer Specialist, Carly Hubicki, at  rsvp@volunteerfairfax.org  or 703-403-5360.
Welcome New RSVP Volunteers!
Marcia Davis
Jo Deckert
Verona Forrest
Mary Ann Ingberg
Kirk Ingvoldstad
Yolande Nanayakkara
Maryann Rozzell
Invite a Friend or Group!
Help us grow our volunteer community.  Invite family, friends and neighbors to get involved with RSVP! 

Upcoming Information Sessions:

Know an organization or club that would like an  on-site information session? Contact Carly Hubicki at chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org  or 703-403-5360.