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SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA


Agency: Alternative Paths Training School

Website: www.aptschool.org

Phone: 540-373-8760

E-mail: jblack@aptschool.org

Contact: Janet Black, M.ED, BCBA

Address: 710 Littlepage Street Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: The APTS is a private day school for students between the ages of 6 to 22 with autism and other developmental disabilities. The mission of the school is to provide their students with knowledge and skills that allow them to integrated into the community. Volunteers will stay on site, rotate among students and between classrooms providing academic support to the students. They will be trained to help with data collection for academic progress and behavioral episodes. Volunteers will also receive deflection and redirection training to keep himself/ herself safe in the event that a student aggresses, but they are not going to be required to intervene during difficult behaviors. Volunteers may be asked to help with other school-related tasks such as cataloguing books for the library and preparing materials.

Agency: All God’s Children Camp

Website: www.vaumc.org

Phone: 804-521-1138

Contact: Casey Torrence, Camp Director

Address: P.O. Box 5606

Glen Allen, VA 23058

Opportunities: Spend a week (overnight) at camp mentoring and supervising children ages 7-12 with incarcerated parent(s), activities may include swimming, hiking, music, crafts, Bible study, and conflict resolution.

**Cannot use this for both CSL and the summer class Mentoring Children at Risk.

Agency: American Cancer Society, Greater Fredericksburg Area Unit
Website: http://www.cancer.org
Phone: 800-476-1289 OR 888-227-6333
Contact: Robyn Barber, Volunteer Coordinator
Address: 4240 Park Place Court

Glen Allen, VA 23060

Opportunities: Road to Recovery drivers are needed to drive cancer patients to and from treatment for Stafford County and Fredericksburg area. Volunteers for Special Events should call Robin Newton at above number.

Agency: American Red Cross, Rappahannock Area

Website: http://www.redcross.org

Phone: 540-373-5176

Fax: 540-373-0838

Email: rappchap@usa.redcross.org

Contact: Phyllis McBride, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 4836 Southpoint Parkway

Fredericksburg, VA 22407-2062

Opportunities: Help someone in need, become a Red Cross volunteer. Disaster Support Services, for local and national disasters; Military Communications, after hours to receive, verify and relay emergency communications for service personnel; Health Fair Staffing, MW Hospital one day a week delivering flowers and mail to patients; Blood Services Support, at bloodmobiles and at the donor center; Community Disaster Education; Public Relations: Health and Safety Instructors, and Office Support.

Agency: Arthritis Foundation, Virginia Chapter

Website: http://www.arthritis.org/Communities/Chapters/Chapter.asp?Chapid=55

Phone: 800-456-4687 x307 OR 804-359-1700

Fax: 804-359-4900

Contact: Judy Yoder, Vice President of Development

Email: info.va@arthritis.org

Address: 2201 West Broad Street, Suite 100

Richmond, VA 23220

Opportunities: Seeking friendly, smiling faces of folks who wish to do their part as Health Fair Exhibitors. Help distribute literature and forward calls to the VA chapter office. Patient Program leaders needed to serve as facilitators for one of the many Arthritis Foundation community programs, including support groups, self-help courses, land and water exercise programs.

Agency: Association for Retarded Citizens- ARC Rappahannock

Website: http://arc.communitypoint.org/

Phone: 540-318-6061

Fax: 540-318-6064

Contact: Charlie House

Email: chouse@arcofrapp.comcastbiz.net

Address: 15 Hope Road

Stafford, VA 22554

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1690

Stafford, VA 22555

Opportunities: SOS Workers are needed to help relieve family members for a short period of time. Recreation Aide for children on Saturday (Day Break- 654-3276). Friend to a developmentally disabled person (Best Buddies- 654-3199). Also need volunteers for newsletter mailings.

Agency: Athletic Training Room (at UMW)

Website: www.umweagles.com

Phone: 540-654-1872

Email: irogol@umw.edu

Contact: Ian Rogol

Address: 1301 College Ave. Goolrick Hall room# 102

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Daily patient interaction, assisting with patient care, helping certified athletic trainers with day-to-day chores. (Patients are generally student athletes on varsity teams)

Agency: Autism Outreach Inc. (AOI)

Website: www.AutismOutreach.com

Phone: (703) 689-0019

Email: MichelleHurstAO@aol.com

Contact: Michelle Hurst

Address: 701 Emerald Hill Drive

Leesburg, VA 20176

Opportunities: AOI is a small, but expanding company that serves children with autism and their families. AOI utilizes an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) approach to intervention with an emphasis on Verbal Behavior (VB), Fluency Instruction (FT) and Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT). In addition to ABA, AOI also uses Natural Environment Teaching and Incidental Teaching. A volunteer with AOI will work one on one with a child in their home. The volunteer will perform ABA programs, using all/most areas of ABA (VB, FT & DDT). Volunteers will be trained to identify behaviors, take data, prompt, reinforce and extinguish behaviors. A volunteer will be supervised by a BCABA or BCBA, most over 10 years of experience with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and ABA. This opportunity can also be an internship and if that is what you’re interested in contact Dr. Miriam Liss. It could also become possible career in ABA by working their way up the ranks of AOI paired with continuous training opportunities.

Agency: Battlefields Sierra Group

Website: http://virginia.sierraclub.org/bfg

Phone: 540-429-0898

Contact: Eric Scott, Chair

Email: jwhit@crosslink.net

Address: P.O. Box 1778
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to help hospitality chair run events. Also call if interested in Adopt-A-Highway Program.

Agency: Berkeley Elementary School

Website: http://www.spotsylvania.k12.va.us/bees/index.htm

Phone: 540-582-5141

Address: 5979 Partlow Road

Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: Mentors and tutors needed to help all grades K-5 after school.

Agency: Best Buddies

Website: bestbuddiesvirginia.org

Phone: 703-533-9420

Contact: Casey Dodrill

Address: 131 E. Broad St. Suite 204 Falls Church, VA 22046

Opportunities: College students are paired with an individual who has intellectual and developmental disabilities, and spend a pre-selected number of hours with them doing activities such as golfing, swimming, movie watching, etc.

Agency: Bethany Christian Services

Website: www.bethany.org

Phone: 540-370-1800

Fax: 540-370-4552

Contact: Joan Richwine, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 1616 Stafford Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed for one-on-one peer counseling, the 24 hour help line, advocacy, and as teachers for classes on post-abortion, childbirth, parenting, and training. Also, volunteers are needed to sort clothing, prep layettes, and help with the newsletter. Training is available.

Agency: Birthright of Fredericksburg, Inc.

Website: http://birthright.communitypoint.org

Phone: 540-371-6119

Contact: Carolyn Brodeur, Volunteer Coordinator

Email: brvolunteers@yahoo.com

Address: 405 Westwood Office Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: A crisis pregnancy center. Need volunteers for office work, fund raising, and client greeting and sorting donated clothes. Training provided. Also need layettes for new babies.

Agency: Boy Scouts of America- National Capital Area Council

Website: http://simplyfredericksburg.com/scouts/index.shtm
http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org

Phone: 301-530-9360 ext. 0

Fax: 301-564-9513

Contact: Ben Smith, District Executive- Piedmont
Address: 9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814

Opportunities: Assistant Scout Leader/ Scout Leader for area Cub Scout packs and Boy Scout troops needed.

Agency: Boys and Girls Club

Website: bgcgw.org

Phone: 540-368-9531

Contact: Mieke Wall

Email: mwall@bgcgw.org

Address: 200 Gunnery Rd

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Assist with children’s after-school activities, including helping with homework, monitoring recess, assisting with snack time. Training provided

Agency: Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Website: Not available

Phone: 540-371-3662

Contact: Dana Heffernan- Community- Based Volunteer Coordinator

Email: dheffernan024@gmail.com

Address: 400 Bragg Hill Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to assist with after-school mentoring (grades 1-12), with senior adult activities, and with youth activities. Volunteers also needed to help with “Starkids” summer camp July 8-August 2, and Summer Basketball tournament July 13-August 24.

Agency: Brock Road Elementary School

Website: http://www.spotsylvania.k12.va.us/bres/

Phone: 540-972-3870

Fax: 540-972-3170

Contact: Barbara Dickson, Principal

Address: 10207 Brock Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to tutor and read to children at the elementary age level.

Agency: Caroline Literacy Council, Inc.

Website: Not Available

Phone: 804-633-6184

Contact: Vanessa Ware or Evelyn Rogers, Volunteer Coordinator/Teacher

Address: P.O. Box 778
Bowling Green, VA 22427

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed for office tasks M-F 10 am-1pm or tutoring (hours are flexible).

Agency: Caroline Middle School

Website: http://www2.caroline.k12.va.us/education/school/school.php?sectionid=4

Phone: 804-663-6561

Fax: 804-633-9014

Contact: Derrick Scarborough, Principal

Address: 13325 Devils Three Jump Road
Milford, VA 22514

Opportunities: Career Club; Mentors and Motivators are needed to support children who are at risk in an after school program focusing on substance abuse prevention.

Agency: Carriage Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Website: Not available

Phone: 540-785-1120

Fax: 540-785-6201

Contact: Michelle Walker, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 6106 Health Center Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Opportunities: Friendly, smiling outgoing volunteers needed to assist on the Alzheimer unit. Individuals and groups assist in providing one-on-one companionship, spiritual activities, sing-a-longs, games, and crafts. Evening and weekend volunteers needed.

Agency: Caton Merchant House/PWHS

Website: Not available

Phone: 703-335-8403

Contact: Leslie Reckner

Address: 9201 Portner Ave,

Manassas, VA 20110

Opportunities: Provide support to staff during programs for residents of Caton Merchant House, help with active and non-active activities, plan and instruct activities on knowledge basis.

Agency: Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Website: http://www.librarypoint.org

Phone: 540-372-1144

Contact: Nancy Buck, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 1201 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Literacy Volunteers are needed to help an adult improve reading, writing, math, or English skills. Training is provided.

Agency: Central Virginia Housing Coalition

Website: http://centralvahousing.org

Phone: 540-604-9943ext. 232

Contact: Lou Barnett, Director of Affordable Housing

Address: 208 Hudgins Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Opportunities: General Office help is needed on Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 12 pm to answer phones, greet walk-in clients, and perform general clerical duties.

Agency: The Central Virginia Food Bank

Website: www.cvfb.org

Phone: 804-521-2500

Contact: Jackie Farell

Address: 1415 Rhoadmiller St.

Richmond, VA 23220

Opportunities: Community Kitchen Assistant, assist with meal prêt and packaging, orientation is required for all volunteer members; Must fill out an application with agency to start.

Agency: Chancellor’s Village Retirement Community

Website: http://www.chancellorsvillage.com

Phone: 540-786-5000 OR 877-282-4684

Contact: Kristen Hansen, Activity Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 12100 Chancellor’s Village Lane

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to visit and join in activities with the elderly residents of the home.

Agency: Chaplain Youth Center

Website: None available

Phone: 540-371-0590

Contact: Raymond Barnett, Assistant Director

Email: rebarnett.chaplain@verizon.net

Address: P.O. Box 8208

Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Opportunities: Tutors are needed to help with schoolwork and as mentors to troubled youth in the area.

Agency: Childhelp (Alice C. Tyler Village)

Website: www.childhelp.org

Phone: (540) 399-5076

Email: whardman@childhelp.org

Contact: Wade C. Hardman

Address: 23164 Dragoon Rd.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers will receive training in health care standard precautions and confidentiality. The volunteer will work in both the education and program areas on the village. In the education department the volunteer will aid in our new reorganization process. The volunteer will help record and evaluate the child that has been removed from the classroom setting for a behavioral incident. The volunteer will help aid the child to eventually return to the classroom setting.

Agency: Children’s Museum of Richmond

Website: www.c-mor.org

Phone: (804) 474-7001

Email: ajonesnassar@c-mor.org

Contact: Alison Jones-Nassar

Address: 2676 West Broad St.

Richmond, VA 23220

Opportunities: Past volunteers have provided more than 6,000 hours of service annually to support our services to the community including special event’s, toddler programs, SOL-based school programs, summer camps, enrichment activities, and outreach programs. A volunteer may regularly participate in special events; assist with event research, design, plan, logistics, preparation and implementation. May also be working with the various departments that operate at the Children’s Museum of Richmond.

Agency: Colin Powell Elementary School

Website: www.fcps.edu/powelles/

Phone: (571) 522-6000

Email: AKShaw@fcps.edu

Contact: Andrea Shaw

Address: 13340 Leland Road
Centreville VA 20120

Opportunities: This non-categorical special education class is designed for students who have learning disabilities, emotional disorders, or high-functioning Autism. The program provides intensive behavior management and social skills training within a self-contained class for the majority of the school day.

Agency: Comfort Zone Camp

Website: www.comfortzonecamp.org

Phone: (804) 377-3430

Email: vols@comfortzonecamp.org or elizabeith@comfortzonecamp.org

Contact: Marcus Forester or Elizabeth Sullivan

Address: 2101-A Westmoreland St

Richmond, VA 23230

Opportunities: Volunteers have one on one interaction with a grieving child. The volunteer is called a Big Buddy and the child is called a Little Buddy and you do everything with your Little Buddy. Some activities that you will do throughout the weekend with your Little Buddy could be arts n’ crafts, recreation activities, and healing groups. In order to be supportive of your Little Buddy, Big Buddies must stay at the camp for the whole weekend, which is usually begins 3pm on Friday and goes until 4pm on Sunday. Volunteers do not need to have experienced a death of someone close to them in order to be a Big Buddy. Some requirements are a 6 hour training session and a criminal background check.

Agency: Courtland Elementary School (*exclusive to Psych dept)

Website: None available

Phone: 540-898-5422

Contact: Robin Chilton, Assistant Principal

Address: 6601 Smith Station Road

Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: Work with children to help facilitate their learning in the classroom. Duties and responsibilities will vary on a day to day basis.

Agency: Commonwealth Girl Scouts Council of VA

Website: http://www.comgirlscouts.org/

Phone: 540-898-4717

Contact: Mary Claire Kuzlow

Email: mkuzlow@comgirlscouts.org

Address: 150 Old Greenwich Drive Suite 11

Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Opportunities: Troop leaders are needed. Program consultants are needed to help troops with program activities such as computers, cars, and crafts.

Agency: Dahlgren School (*exclusive to Psych dept)

Website: http://www.am.dodea.edu/NY_VA/dahlgren

Phone: 540-653-8822

Contact: Pam Horkan

Address: Bldg 193 Dahlgren School

6117 Sampson Road Ste 206

Dahgren, VA 22448

Opportunities: Work with children individually and as groups in a classroom setting.

Agency: Department of Corrections

Website: http://www.vadoc.state.va.us/resources/volunteers/default.html

Phone: 804-674-3296

Contact: Louis B Cei

Email: volunteerservices@vadoc.state.va.us

Address: PO Box 26963

Richmond, VA 23261

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed as both tutors and counselors for resident inmates.

Agency: Disability Resource Center

Website: www.drc-fredericksburg.org/progressctr/youth_services.html

Phone: 540-373-2559 OR 800-645-6324

Fax: 540-373-8126

Contact: Claudia Depailo, Community Action Specialist

Address: 409 Progress Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Seeking volunteers in the areas of office support, advocacy, information and referral, peer support, skills training, and mentors.

Agency: Dogwood North Retirement Community

Website: Not available

Phone: 540-288-8555

Contact: Barbara Mays, Activities Director

Address: 30 Kings Crest Dr.

Stafford, VA, 22554

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to help out with recreational activities, including Bingo, arts and crafts, ice cream socials, and room visits.

Agency: Dominion Youth Services

Website: www.dominionyouthservices.com

Phone: 540-371-8750

Contact: Jody Trejo

Email: Not available

Address: 2302 Jefferson Davis Highway

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Provide mentoring to children and adults in the PD16 community. Provide assistance with anger management, problem solving skills, and communication skills.

Agency: Downtown Greens Community Garden

Website: http://www.downtowngreens.org

Phone: 540-371-7315 OR 540-372-3981 (Laura Thompson home #)

Fax: 540-373-3902

Contact: Jennifer Gorman, Administrative Director or Laura Thompson, Volunteer Coordinator

Email: downtowngreens@verizon.net

Address: 206 Charles St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Beautify the Fredericksburg Community by working on several urban gardens.

Agency: Eagle Hill Equine Rescue

Website: www.eaglehillequinerescue.com

Phone: (540) 399-1982

Email: eaglehillfarm@att.net

Contact: Annie Deot

Address: 3184 Eleys Ford Rd.

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Opportunities: Volunteers get the chance to train and supervise training of horses and people. They also help to calm timid horses and ride the “green” horses to help keep them fit and trained. Volunteers are exposed to farm management, veterinarian visits and handling orphaned newborns. Other than helping around the farm, volunteers get the option to do particular work in their area of interest.

Agency: East End Hospice

Website: www.eeh.org/campgoodgrief.html

Email: info@eeh.org

Contact: Priscilla Ruffin

Address: 481 Westhampton-Riverhead Rd.
PO Box 1048

Opportunities: This Summer program for children who have experienced a loss gives volunteers the opportunity to work with children as they experience grief. Camp counselors will guide the children during different activities such as arts and crafts, walks, and therapy sessions.

Agency: Fredericksburg Area HIV/AIDS Support Services, Inc. (FAHASS)

Website: http://www.fahass.org

Phone: 540-371-7532 ext. 16

Fax: 540-371-8446

Contact: Shannon Tucker, Volunteer Coordinator

Email: info@fahass.org OR shannon@fahass.org

Address: 415 Elm St.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Monthly orientations. Office support needed Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm to perform general office work, errands, and light cleaning. Need volunteers to staff informational tables at health and community fairs.


Agency: Food and Friends

Website: http://www.foodandfriends.org/default.asp

Phone: 202-269-2277

Fax: 202-635-4261

Contact: Greg Diamond or Dian Tollick, Volunteer Coordinators

Email: Volunteerinfo@foodandfriends.org

Address: 219 Riggs Road, NE
Washington D.C. 20011

Opportunities: Must attend one volunteer training session, held first Saturday and third Thursday of every month. Volunteers can help in the main office doing clerical work, or in the preparation and/or delivery of food to HIV/AIDS victims and their families.

Agency: Food for Others

Website: www.foodforothers.org

Phone: 703-2-7-9173

Contact: Nikki Clifford

Email: nclifford@foodforothers.org

Address: 2938 Prosperity Ave

Fairfax, VA 22031

Opportunities: Warehouse Team, helps record incoming and outgoing food, pack emergency food and USDA boxes, sort/shelve products, clean warehouse, and maintain efficiency of organization

Agency: Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

Website: http://www.graycellnet/foodbank/

Phone: 540-371-7666

Fax: 540-371-3186

Contact: Julie Kishpaugh or Oya Oliver, Volunteer Coordinator/Manager

Email: jkishpaugh@feedingamerica.org

Address: 1327 Alum Springs Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, assist in warehouse, assist with bulk mailings, enter data, and work with fund-raising projects.

Agency: Fredericksburg Area Food Bank: Kids Café

Website: www.fred.food.org

Phone: (540) 371- 7666 ext. 16

Contact: Fred L. Jerman Jr.

Email: fjerman@secondharvest.org

Address: 3631 Lee Hill Dr.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers will work with children in a structured after school program that promotes nutrition, education, and safety. Volunteers will mentor, tutor, and help children with SOL preparation.

Agency: Fredericksburg (Rappahannock) Area YMCA

Phone: 540-371-9622

Fax: 540-899-3694

Contact: Holly Beam, Public Relations Representative

Address: 212 Butler Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

Opportunities: Special Events Volunteer, Swimming Assistant.

Agency: Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts

Website: http://www.fccava.org/

Phone: 540-373-5646

Contact: Carol Morgan

Address: 813 Sophia Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Opportunities: The FCCA is an all-volunteer organization that works hard to support the creative arts in our area. The Center brings regular exhibits of local and national artists, special programs and events, and art classes for all ages to the local community.

Agency: Fredericksburg Counseling Service

Website: http://fcsagency.org/

Phone: 540-373-2320

Contact: Marcy Bartley, Executive Director

Address: 305 Hanson Ave. Suite #140
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Seeking mental health counselors to provide “no cost” counseling to individuals, couples, and families with not mental health insurance coverage. Volunteers needed to lead special interest and support groups. Fund raising volunteers interested in fund raising and public relations work. Office volunteers needed for receptionist, intake, and office work.

Agency: Fredericksburg Department of Social Services Parenting Education Program

Website: Not available

Phone: (540) 372-1032 ext. 253

Email: Kmh630@northern.dss.state.va.us

Contact: Kathleen Hollywood, Parent Educator

Address: 608 Jackson St

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Since childcare knowledge is a necessity for parents to properly raise their children, this program ensures that parents are correctly taught childcare. A volunteer’s duty would be to assist a Social worker in charge of childcare. The duties include: Interacting with children ranging from the age of infancy to elementary school age, providing appropriate supervision, being a positive role model, reporting any concerns, and willingness to have fun! The program runs for 6 Tuesday nights from 5:45 to 8:15pm. Volunteers must be willing to sign a Self-Declaration form stating they have never been convicted of any crime against children.

Agency: Fredericksburg Health Department

Website: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/lhd/rappahan/fredericksburg.htm

Phone: 540-899-4142

Email: none

Contact: Emily Smith

Address: 608 Jackson St.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Administrative duties (answering phones, calling patients, filing, data entry), after 2 online courses for training, assist with clinics, help with social marketing project, attend monthly meeting.

Agency: Fredericksburg Jaycees

Website: www.fburgjaycees.com

Phone: 540-371-6005

Email: valeriehart@loveoflifephoto.com

Contact: Valerie Hart, 2009 president

Address: P.O. Box 278

Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Opportunities: Volunteers manage community service projects in the Fredericksburg area that provide leadership development for young people. The specific duties and responsibilities of the volunteers will vary based on need. The volunteer base currently needs to be expanded to include college students. Other opportunities depend on the time of year and may include: Bigs for a day with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Easter Egg Hunt for Fredericksburg children, Haunted House, Christmas Parade

Agency: Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation

Website: http://www.fredericksburg.va.us/parksandrec.htm

Phone: 540-372-1086 X213

Fax: 540-372-3475

Contact: Linda Bailey, Nature Specialist

Email: lbailey@fredericksburgva.gov

Address: 408 Canal St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Need volunteers to coach youth sports teams or help with special events like Soap Box Derby and Art Expo.

Agency: Fredericksburg Police Department of Accreditation and Professional Standards

Website: www.FredericksburgVA.gov/Departments/Police

Phone: (540) 654-5710

Email: JLYNCH@PO.fredericksburgVA.gov

Contact: Lt. James Lynch

Address: 2200 Cowan Blvd.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers assist with the accreditation process by referencing newly recognized standards with the Department Directory. A volunteer will also research in order to correct any errors

Agency: Fredericksburg Pregnancy Center

Website: pregnancy-help-fredericksburg.info

Email: director@fburgpregnancyctr.org

Contact: Denise Swett, Executive Director

Address: 1616 Stafford Ave
Fredericksburg VA, 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers will help organize services for anyone who finds themselves facing an unplanned pregnancy.

Agency: Fredericksburg Regional Boys & Girls Club

Website: http://www.bgca.org

Phone: 540-368-9531

Fax: 540-368-9537

Contact: Connie Lindsey

Address: PO Box 3481
Fredericksburg, VA 22402-3481

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to provide assistance with homework and games

Agency: Fredericksburg Rescue Squad- Station 1

Website: http://www.fredrescue.org/

Phone: 540-373-3264

Fax: 540-373-0480

Contact: Richard Depathy or Garrett Nanninga
Address: PO Box 444 Fredericksburg 22404
510 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-0444

Opportunities: Both clerical and EMT positions are available.

Agency: Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

Website: http://www.nps.gov/frsp/

Phone: 540-373-6124

Fax: 540-371-1907

Contact: Greg Mertz

Email: greg_mertz@nps.gov

Address: 120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508

Opportunities: Individuals needed to perform routine maintenance work such as; painting benches, fences, and signs. Clear brush off earthworks and road shoulders. Volunteers also needed to assist park historians and share information with visitors about park programs and Civil War history. Clerical volunteers to receive telephone calls and assist with other clerical duties at Park Headquarters.

Agency: Friends of the Rappahannock

Website: http://for.communitypoint.org

Phone: 540-373-3448

Fax: 540-373-8111

Contact: John Tippett, Executive Director

Email: john_tippet@riverfriends.org

Address: 3219 Fall Hill
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Periodic river clean-ups throughout the year and occasional trail maintenance and trash pickup. Office assistant to help with general office duties- event planning, phones, etc. Training also available for environmental education instructors

Agency: Garrison Woods Apartments

Website: None available

Phone: 540-720-6095

Contact: Jennifer Peterson, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 201 Garrison Woods Dr.

Stafford, VA, 22554

Opportunities: Assist in mentoring, tutoring, and playing with children in this low-income housing complex.

Agency: Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity

Website: http://www.fksbg-habitat.org

Phone: 540-891-5009

Fax: 540-891-7009

Contact: Elaine Worth, Volunteer Coordinator (899-9644-office #)
Collegiate Representative: Debra Schleef, 540-654-1505

Email: fredhab@erols.com

Address: 4755 Jeff. Davis Highway Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Groups build or repair homes with low-income families. Construction supervisors and volunteers for all administrative committees needed.

Agency: Head Start

Website: http://www.cityschools.com/headstart/

Phone: 540-372-1065

Fax: 540-372-1156

Contact: Elaine Kevill, Volunteer Coordinator & Education Specialist

Email: ekeville@cityschools.com

Address: 200 Gunnery Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Act as a classroom assistant and interact with at-risk 4 and 5-year-olds.

Agency: Healthy Families, Rappahannock Area

Website: http://www.healthyfamilies.communitypoint.org/index.htm

Phone: N/A

Contact: Michele Powell, HFRA Program Manager

Email: michelepowell@racsb.state.va.us

Address: 2217 Princess Anne St. Suite 308-1

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Opportunities: This parent education and support program for first time parents is looking for volunteers willing to create, purchase, or donate items to use as gifts for new parents and gifts to nurture and reward the staff. Also looking for volunteers willing to organize playgroups.

Agency: Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.

Website: http://www.historicfashionsforum.com

Phone: 540-371-4504

Contact: Lori Syner, Coordinator of Membership and Volunteers

Address: 1200 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Special events volunteers are needed to host special events throughout the year. Get involved in planning and staffing during the day of the event. Events include Fielding Lewis Market Day, Outdoor Antiques Fair, and the Christmas Candlelight Tour. Also need volunteers for once a month shifts on Tues/Thurs.

Agency: Historic Kenmore & George Washington’s Ferry Farm

Website: http://www.kenmore.org

Phone: 540-370-0732

Contact: Shanna Christopher

Address: 1201 Washington Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to maintain gardens Tues and Thurs 9-12pm, help run children’s programs, work in museum gift shops, and join historical societies dedicated to maintaining these two landmarks.

Agency: Hope House/Rappahannock Refuge

Website: http://www.angelfire.com/va3/hopehouse

Phone: 540-371-0831

Fax: 540-372-6526

Contact: Tara Best, Program Director

Email: hopehouseva.org

Address: 902 Lafayette Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to help with painting, filing, yard work, sorting clothes, helping with childcare, and answering phones.

Agency: Hospice Support Care, Inc.

Website: http://www.hospicesupportcare.org

Phone: 540-361-7071

Contact: Mary Beth Gass, Volunteer Coordinator

Email: volunteer@hospicesupportcare.org

Address: 1701 Fall Hill Ave Suite 109
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Patient care volunteers to work with patients and their families in the home. Bereavement volunteers to work with grieving clients. Provide telephone support and assist with support groups. Harbor House volunteers to provide direct service to patients including meal preparation and housekeeping and fundraising volunteers to help with special events.

Agency: Hugh Mercer Elementary School

Website: http://www.cityschools.com/hughmercer/default.htm

Phone: 540-372-1115

Fax: 540-372-6753

Contact: Marjorie Tankersley, Principal

Address: 2100 Cowan Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteer as an ESL tutor, Kindergarten Aide, or regular tutor.

Agency: Hungry Brains! Hazel Hill

Website: http://hazelhill.umwblogs.org/

Phone: N/A

Contact: John P. Broome, PhD

Email: jbroome@umw.edu

Address: 100 Princess Anne Street

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: This program is an after-school tutoring program for diverse, low-income elementary and middle school students at the Section 8 Hazel Hill Apartments in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. The club is owned by the National Housing Trust and tutoring is organized through the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington. Tutoring takes place at the Hazel Hill Community Center (100 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia) on Mondays - Thursdays from 4PM-6PM. We are also building a Friday after-school enrichment program with individual students.

Agency: James Blair Middle School

Website: Not Available

Phone: (757) 561-7368

Email: KellyJ@wjcc.k12.va.us

Contact: Jill Kelly

Address: Ironbound Williamsburg, VA 23185

Opportunities: Volunteers will be working with the students and assisting them with areas of difficulty.

Agency: John F. Pattie Elementary School Agency

Website: www.pwcs.edu/Pattie

Phone: 703-221-3104

Email: zybrick1@pwcs.edu

Contact: Ms. Laura Zybrick

Address: 16125 Dumfries Road,

Dumfries, VA22025

Opportunities: The volunteer will go through volunteer training. Once completed the volunteer will be a door greeter on Mondays from 1-3:30 and will assist in the 2nd grade classroom. This includes working with the students and administrative duties for the teacher. Other assisting function will be assigned based on need.

Agency: John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center

Website: http://www.spotsylvania.k12.va.us/jjw/

Phone: 540-582-7583

Fax: 540-582-8825

Address: 7565 Courthouse Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: Career Club; Mentors and Motivators are needed to support children who are at risk in an after school program focusing on substance abuse prevention.

Agency: Kenmore Club

Website: kenmoreclub.com

Phone: 540-373-7737

Contact: Lola Siler, Coordinator

Address: 632 Kenmore Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed as counselors, maintenance, food, and clerical assistants.

Agency: King George Elementary School

Website: King George County Public Schools

Phone: 540-775-5411

Email: aharris@kgcs.k12.va.us

Contact: Angela Harris, Assistant Principal

Betsy Dzula, Social Worker

Kari Pryplesh, School Guidance Counselor

Address: 10381 Ridge Road

King George, VA 22485

Opportunities: The personnel of King George Elementary will foster competencies that shall enable students to become independent learners. Volunteers will assist with social groups for grades K-6. They will conduct small group tutoring for academic needs and conduct observations that target classroom behaviors. They will provide support to teachers who deal with special education students and they will assist in school-wide programs that focus on character education. All of the duties will be performed under the supervision of the administration and guidance staff of King George Elementary.

Agency: King George Middle School

Website: http://www.kgcs.k12.va.us/kgms/

Phone: 540-775-2331

Fax: 540-775-0263

Address: 8562 Dhalgren Road
King George, VA 22448

Opportunities: Career Club; Mentors and Motivators are needed to support children who are at risk in an after school program focusing on substance abuse prevention.

Agency: King George Parks and Recreation Youth Volunteer Core

Website: http://www.king-geroge.va.us/content7.cfm?cont_uid=1

Phone: 540-775-4386

Fax: 540-775-5255

Contact: Janine Gaulsen, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: King George Citizen Center
8076 Kings Highway
King George, VA 22485

Opportunities: Maintenance and repairman, clerical assistant/recreational aide, publicity assistants, special events, assistant lecturers/presenters, officials, gym supervisors. Volunteers also needed to assist with special events and summer programs.

Agency: Lafayette Upper Elementary School

Website: www.cityschools.com

Phone: 540-310-0029

Email: jruss@cityschools.com

Contact: Mr. Russ

Address: 3 Learning Lane

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Lafayette is committed to providing a quality education for all students. They accept responsibility for preparing students for success at the next level. Volunteers will assist the office staff with administrative duties, provide guidance to new students during the opening of the school and they will assist the teachers in preparing their learning environments.

Agency: Make-A-Wish Foundation

Website: http://www.va.wish.org

Phone: 800-234-9474

Fax: 804-267-1758

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator

Email: info@wish.org

Address: 2810 N. Parham Rd. Suite 302
Richmond, VA 23294

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to give interviews to possible candidates for the program and assist in wish granting.

Agency: Marian Manor

Website: http://www.marionmanorofstafford.com

Phone: 540- 659-6375

Fax: 540-657-1025

Contact: Sarlene, Administrator

Email: marianmanor@hotmail.com

Address: 177 Old Potomac Church Rd Stafford, VA 22554

Opportunities: Assist with activities at total Alzheimer care facility in Stafford.

Agency: Marshall Elementary School

Website: marshalles.schools.pwcs.edu

Phone: (703) 791-2099

Contact: Chris Stone

Email: stonecs@pwcs.edu

Address: 12505 Kahns Rd.

Manassas, VA 20112

Opportunities: Working with special education, kindergarten students

Agency: Mary Washington Health Center

Phone: (804) 224-2222

Contact: Betty Townsend, Activities Director/Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 2400 McKinney Blvd.
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Opportunities: Assist with activities such as Bingo, morning coffee socials, special events and arts and crafts. Volunteers over the age of 16 are welcome to “adopt” a resident.


Agency: Mary Washington Hospice

Website: www.marywashingtonhealthcare.com

Phone: (540) 741-1667, option 2

Fax: (540) 741-3581
Contact: Raquel Widdard, Volunteer Coordinator
Address: 5012 Southpoint Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Opportunities: Patient/Family Care Volunteers are needed to share a warm heart and a listening ear to patients suffering from terminal illnesses and their families. Volunteers can also assist with mailing and office duties. Bereavement training is required and free.

Agency: Mary Washington Hospital
Website: www.marywashingtonhealthcare.com
Phone: 540-741-1440

Contact: N/A
Address: 1001 Sam Perry Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Escort Service Volunteers are needed to transport patients and family members to different areas within the hospital. Gift Shop Volunteers serve as cashiers for the hospital’s gift store. Menu service volunteers help patients select their meals. Volunteer training takes place once every month.

Agency: Mental Health Association of Fredericksburg
Website: mhafred.org
Phone: 540-371-2704 OR 800-684- 6423
Fax: 540-372-3709
Contact: Lynn Delamer, Executive Director, or Theresa Bowers
Email: mhafred@mhafred.org
Address: 2217 Princess Anne St., Suite 219-1
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Opportunities to work with younger children on self-esteem programs, or as a depression group facilitator AND The Senior Visitor Program, in which volunteers are needed to spend one hour a week with senior citizens who are lonely, homebound, isolated or in need of a friend.

Agency: Mental Health Association, Senior Visitation Program

Website: none available

Phone: 540-371-2704 or 800-684-MHAF (6423)

Contact: Virginia Whiting, Volunteer Coordinator

Address: 2217 Princess Anne Suite 219-1

Fredericksburg, VA, 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to spend one hour a week with senior citizens who are lonely, homebound, isolated, or feel in need of a friend.

Agency: Micah Ministries

Website: www.dolovewalk.net

Phone: 540-479-4116 ext. 13 (Meghann)

Email: none

Contact: Meghann Cotter or Ashleigh Cotter

Address: 1013 Princess Ann Street

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Micah Ministries assists the homeless population with basic survival needs, case management and other support. An orientation will be provided for all volunteers, as well as on the job training, as needed. Volunteers help with serving breakfast, intake, care giving and in some cases case management tasks- dealing with paperwork and navigating systems.


Agency: The Moss Free Clinic
Website: None available
Phone: 540-741-3590 OR 540-741-1065
Fax: 540-741-1096
Contact: Theresa Silver, Executive Director
Email: mfclinic@staffnet.com
Address: 435 Hunter Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Appointment Schedulers are needed to answer phones and schedule evening appointments. Also need volunteers for pharmacy inventory, restocking exam rooms and clerical work.

Agency: National Organization for the Advancement of Hispanics (NOAH)

Website: http://www.noah-va.org/

Phone: 540-372-3437

Contact: General Office – anyone can help

Email: noah-va@noah-va.org

Address: 2217 Princess Anne St. Suite# 205-1

Fredericksburg, VA, 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers needed for office duties, event planning, phones, and fundraising work

Agency: Neighborhood Resource Center

Website: www.nrccafe.org

Phone: 804-864-5797

Email: penny@nrccafe.org

Contact: Penny Ferris

Address: 1519 Williamsburg Road

Richmond, VA 23231

Opportunities: The neighborhood resource center is a grassroots cultural and educational center. It fosters community change and personal growth by empowering youths and adults with the tools that they need to advance. The center offers a Montessori pre-school, afterschool programs and adult programs, as well as a library, computer lab and community meeting space. Volunteers lead art class for the at risk youths the center caters to. They will also be used in any other capacity that the center needs. Special training is not required. The volunteers create lesson plans, acquire materials and teach the class with some assistance.


Agency: Parent HELP, Rappahannock Area Council for Child Abuse Prevention (RACCAP)
Website: www.RACCAP.org
Phone: 540-785-6217
Contact: Julie Rivnak-McAdam, Volunteer Coordinator
Address: PO Box 7402
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Opportunities: Need help watching children in different provided activities while their parents attend the agency’s programs. Volunteers needed for Parents Anonymous Children’s program worker. Also need adult group facilitators to organize weekly discussions on positive parenting strategies (Locations in Spotsylvania, Stafford, & Fredericksburg)

Agency: The Paul Stefan Home

Website: www.paulstefanhome.org

Phone: (540) 854-2300

Email: psfoundation@hughes.net

Contact: Patricia Newman

Address: 8180 Everona Rd

Unionville, VA 22567

Opportunities: The Paul Stefan Home is a transitional housing program for expectant mothers. The program provides housing but also guidance and support to mothers facing a crisis pregnancy. The home strives to assist mothers in obtaining a GED or further education as well as other services in the areas of parenting skills, nutrition, education, job search training and financial management. Volunteers will provide childcare services for residents who are in need of respite care, which is care while they attend an educational class or an appointment of some sort. Volunteers may also assist mothers with school work or assist in the office of administrative duties.

Agency: Presbyterian Group Home

Website: None available

Phone: 540-373-1237

Contact: Heidi Heyse, Program Manager

Address: 1007 Oakwood St.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Community Residential Volunteer to assist residents with arts and crafts, recreational

activities, academic and skill training, etc.

Agency: Project LINK
Website: http://www.vafasprevention.org/
Phone: 540-891-3132
Fax: 540-891-3138
Contact: Dee Bryant, Program Manager
Email: info@vafasprevention.org
Address: 2016 Lafayette Blvd. Suite 101
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Volunteers needed to play with children while their mothers attend the agency’s programs (2hrs, once a month). Volunteers with computer knowledge are also needed to develop documents and assemble monthly newsletters.

Agency: Rappahannock Adult Activities, Inc. (RAAP)
Website: http://www.racsb.state.va.us
Phone: 540-373-7643
Fax: 540-373-2076
Contact: Becky Clark, Day Support Coordinator
Email: bclark@racsb.state.va.us
Address: 750 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Volunteers needed to work side-by-side with staff and mentally retarded individuals on several different recreational opportunities, computer assistance, swimming, sewing activities and horticulture therapy/greenhouse work. Must be 18+ years old.

Agency: Rappahannock Area Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Website: http://rappcasa.com
Phone: 540-710-6199

Contact: Jill Payne, Executive Director
Email: rappcasa@verizon.net
Address: 10401 Courthouse Road, Suite C

Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: Advocates needed for abused and neglected children involved in the court system. Must be 21+ years old and go through 36 hours of training to volunteer. Training and support is provided


Agency: Rappahannock Area Kids on the Block, Inc.
Website: http://www.racsb.state.va.us/KOB.htm
Phone: 540-373-3223
Fax: 540-371-3753
Contact: Roberta Phillips, Coordinator
Address: 600 Jackson St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to work as puppeteers teaching with disabled and non- disabled puppets the ideas of acceptance.

Agency: Rappahannock Area Office on Youth
Website: None available
Phone: 540-372-1149
Fax: 540-372-1150
Contact: Ben Nagle, Executive Director

Email: ben@officeonyouth.org
Address: 500 Lafayette Blvd. Suite 210
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Assistance needed in the development/facilitation of group, community service opportunities for youth crews in the Fredericksburg and Stafford Areas. Training and Orientation are provided.

Agency: Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters
Website: http://www.rbbs.org
Phone: 540-371-7444
Contact: Lisa K. Bales, Executive Director
Email: info@rbbbs.org
Address: 325 A Wallace St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Mentors serve as big siblings to children from ages 6 to 13 who live in single parent homes. Spend 2-4hrs. A week dong recreational activities with your younger sibling. An application and interview process is run by the agency to match brothers and sisters correctly. Other areas that need assistance include group activities coordination, fundraising, and clerical work.

Agency: Rappahannock Community Services Board
Website: www.racsb.state.va.us
Phone: 540-373-3223
Contact: Colleen Wolak, Public Info Coordinator
Address: 600 Jackson St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Mother/mentor to help a teen mother attain parenting skills. Supported Living Aide, Supported Living Counselor, Exercise Volunteer for persons with mental disabilities, Career Club Youth Motivator/Tutor, Recreation Aide, Psychosocial Aide (ex. Provide supportive counseling).

Agency: Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault (RCASA)
Website: http://www.rcasa.org/main.htm
Phone: 540-371-1666
Contact: Myrtah Veldhuis, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: myrtah@rcasa.org
Address: PO Box 1276
Fredericksburg, VA 22402
Opportunities: Victim Advocates are needed to assist clients on the 24-hour crisis phone line (served in your own home at your own discretion), and accompany them to the hospital if necessary. 40 hours of training and a one-year commitment is required. Assistance is also needed for court accompaniment and public outreach programs.

Agency: Rappahannock Council on Domestic Violence (RCDV)
Website: http://www.rcdv.com
Phone: 540-373-9372
Fax: 540-373-0794
Contact: Cathie Braman, Volunteer Coordinator
Address: PO Box 1007
Fredericksburg, VA 22402
Opportunities: Crisis line volunteers, shelter advocates, children’s facilitators, community legal advocates, transportation volunteers, donation volunteers, office aides, and public relations volunteers are all needed. Caregivers also needed Monday nights and to take children on outings


Agency: Rappahannock United Way
Website: http://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/
Phone: 540-373-0041
Fax: 540-373-0356
Contact: Shelby Beck, Volunteer & Information Services Coordinator
Address: PO Box 398
3310 Shannon Park Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Opportunities: Campaign Assistant, Information/Referral Aide. This is a volunteer fundraising organization benefiting member and grant agencies that provide a range of health and human services. The organization also provides information, conducts Energy Share programs, and administers the Combined Federal and VA State Employees fundraising campaigns.

Agency: Reaching Potentials (*exclusive to Psych dept.)
Phone: 540-368-8087
Fax: 540-368-8059
Contact: Pamela Gorski
Address: PO Box 1004
Fredericksburg, VA 22402
Opportunities: Students would provide one on one Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy to young

Children with autism in the community. Training provided.


Agency: Regional Adult Education
Website: None available
Phone: 540-898-8165 or 800-GED-1520
Fax: 540-891-2726
Contact: Betsy Mathias, Program Director
Email: mmathias@hs.spotsylvania.k12.va.us
Address: Spotsylvania Career and Technical Center
6713 Smith Station Rd.
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Opportunities: Volunteer literacy tutors needed to assist teachers in Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language (ESL). Childcare assistants to help adult students with children while the parents attend classes. Prospective volunteers should first contact the library at 372-1144 about training opportunities, and then contact Regional Adult Education.

Agency: Richmond County Elementary School

Website: www.richmond-county.k12.va.us/rces

Phone: 804-333-3510

Contact: Davis Robers Jr. (Principal)

Address: P.O. Box 213

Walnut St Warsaw, VA 22572

Opportunities: Assist grades K-5 in the computer lab, help learn new skills utilizing the computer, as well as assisting teachers in the classroom, and shadow Principal or Assistant Principal to observe everyday responsibilities.

Agency: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
Website: http://www.rhspetnet.org
Phone: 540-898-1500
Contact: Susan Malek
Address: 10891 Courthouse Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Opportunities: Dog walkers. Administrative volunteers to work with Executive Director. Volunteers to clean cages and play with animals. Event volunteers needed for fundraisers, and drivers needed to transport animals


Agency: Special Olympics
Website: http://www.specialolympicsva.org
Phone: 800-526-6131 (ext. 3)
Fax: 703-426-5761
Contact: Veronica Jennings, Office Assistant
Address: 8992 Fern Park Dr Suite A6
Burke, VA 22015
Opportunities: Volunteers are needed as coaches, buddies, and assistants at special events.

Agency: Spotsylvania County Public School (*exclusive to Psych dept.)
Website: http://www.spotsylvania.k12.va.us/person/
Phone: 540-834-2500
Contact: Wanda Ellis

Address: 8020 River Stone Dr Fredericksburg VA 22407

Opportunities: Observe and become involved with recruiting and hiring, design Power Point

Presentations for the director of Human Resources, and shadow each Human Resource

position to learn about their role within the agency.


Agency: Spotsylvania Court Service Unit (15th District)
Website: None Available
Phone: 540-372-1068
Contact: Tami, Family Counselor & Volunteer Coordinator
Address: 601 Caroline St., Suite 400
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Office assistant needed to perform various duties such as: type letters, schedule appointments, and complete domestic relations petitions. Need volunteers to tutor and mentor.

Agency: Spotsylvania Farmers Market/ The Farmers Market Co.
Website: http://www.thefarmersmarket.co/
Phone: 540-845-4267

Contact: Elizabeth Borst

Email: elizabethborst@gmail.com
Address: P.O. Box 95
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: Working with marker manager & assistant manager. Greet customers, obtain detailed demographic info for research purposes, and support sales operation and data collection. Must be respectful, sensitive to cultural diversity and personable. New projects make develop to further support the Nutrition Incentive Program

Agency: Spotsylvania Litter Control
Website: None Available
Phone: 540-507-7334
Contact: Clara Mills, Project Coordinator

Email: smills@spotsylvania.va.us
Address: 600 Hudgins Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Opportunities: Speaker to teach environmental education to local schools. Volunteers to supervise young people needed during litter pick-up. Volunteers needed to serve on committee.

Agency: Spring Run Elementary

Website: www.springrunelem.org

Phone: (804) 639-6352

Email: lisad_phillips@Ccpsnet.net

Contact: Lisa D. Phillips (LD Teacher)

Address: 13901 Spring Run Road

Midlothian, VA 23112

Opportunities: As a volunteer you will assist students in co-taught regular classrooms at 2nd, 4th, and 5th grades, as well as pull-out math students in 4th grade. Additional responsibilities may include reading assignments aloud for students, working with small group reading or math activities, clerical tasks for classroom teachers ( making games or other materials to be used by students), etc.


Agency: Stafford Citizen Assistance and Volunteer Services Office
Phone: 540-658-4516 (volunteer line)
Contact: Jeff Shover, Volunteer Coordinator

Email: jshover@co.stafford.va.us
Address: Mailing: PO Box 339, Stafford, VA 22555-0339
Street: 1300 Courthouse Rd. Stafford, VA 22554
Opportunities: This organization places volunteers throughout the Stafford government Office. Many positions available: answering the switchboard, customer service jobs, data entry, or clerking positions in court and sheriff’s office. Also need disaster response volunteers. Some jobs can be done day or night.

Agency: Stafford County Head Start Program
Phone: 540-368-2559
Contact: Jenny Errico, Volunteer Coordinator
Address: 610 Gayle St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Opportunities: Volunteer Classroom Aide needed from 8:30-noon to assist with preparing breakfast for children, classroom activities, and preparing materials for instruction. Also, need volunteers to provide computer technical assistance and volunteer literacy assistants needed from 630-830pm on Monday evenings.

Agency: Stafford Department of Social Services
Website: None available
Phone: 540-658-8730
Fax: 540-659-8798
Contact: Linda Wallis, Volunteer Coordinator
Address: PO Box 7
Stafford, VA 22555
Opportunities: A Family self-sufficient Mentor helps families in Section 8 (including Garrison Woods) learn good financial management skills—budgeting, timely payments, credit checks, etc. Mentor works with “Learning Partner” weekly until their financial goals are met. Training is provided. Transportation aides use DDS vehicles to take client families and children to medical and social service appointments.

Agency: Stafford Elementary School
Website: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/Div/Stafford/ses/
Phone: 540-658-6340
Fax: 540-658-6332
Contact: Mrs. Mary Foreman, Principal
Address: 1349 Courthouse Rd.
Stafford, VA 22554
Opportunities: Volunteers needed for mentoring and reading programs and to help with outdoor and playground work.


Agency: Stafford Emergency Relief Through Volunteer Efforts, Inc
(SERVE, Inc.)
Phone: 540-288-9603
Fax: 540-288-9599
Contact: Marilyn Stevens, HIP Program Director

Email: s.e.r.v.e.1979@gmail.com
Address: PO Box 1357
Stafford, VA 22555
Opportunities: Thrift shop assistants needed to assist with day-to-day activities. Food pantry helpers to set up food boxes for the needy and assist with emergency assistance program Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-1pm.

Agency: Sub-Regional Library for the Blind

Website: www.librarypoint.org

Phone: (540) 372-1144 ext 234

Email: esolka@crrl.org

Contact: Beth Solka

Address: 1201 Caroline St.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: The Sub-Regional Library for the Blind provides adapted material for the blind and physically handicapped. Volunteers will receive training to use our special database. They will also help with sending excess book to NLS and entering requests for other books not provided by the library already.

Agency: Thrive, the Healing Place

Website: www.thrivehealing.org

Email: info@thrivehealing.org

Contact: Corey Creswell

Address: 10700 Ballantage Ct.
Fredericksburg VA 22407

Opportunities: Offers comprehensive holistic services to women and their families who seek to learn, grow, and make positive changes in their lives, regardless of their ability to pay.

Agency: Thurman Brisben Homeless Shelter
Phone: 540-899-9853
Contact: Kim Lally, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: shelter@tbhs.org
Address: 510 Essex St. or P.O. Box 1295
Fredericksburg, VA 22402
Opportunities: Volunteers needed to provide critical services to homeless individuals and families in the Fredericksburg area. Volunteers also needed to aid with children’s programs like outings, crafts, tutoring or birthday parties.

Agency: Thornburg Middle School
Website: http://www.spotsylvania.k12.va.us/tms/
Phone: 540-582-7600
Fax: 540-582-7606
Contact: Kirk Tower, Principal
Address: 6929 North Roxbury Mill Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Opportunities: Career Club: Mentors and Motivators are needed to support children who are at risk in an after school program focusing on substance abuse prevention.


Agency: University of Mary Washington Baseball Team

Website: www.umweagles.edu

Phone: 540-654-1575

Contact: Kevin Foeman

Email: Kevin.foeman@gmail.com

Address: 1301 College Ave.

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Opportunities: Only available if you have previous collegiate baseball experience!

Develop and train UMW student athletes to become as mentally and physically fit as possible. Train and evaluate pitchers, assist and coach on Friday night mental conditioning sessions.

Agency: Virginia’s Potomac Gateway Welcome Center
Website: None available
Phone: 540-663-3205
Contact: Francis Volante, Manager

Email: pgateway@crosslink.net
Address: 3540 James Madison Parkway
King George, VA 22485
Opportunities: Travel Counselors meet and greet travelers from all over the world! If you are looking for a position that is interesting, fun and also provides a feeling of self satisfaction, then this is the volunteer position for you!


Agency: Walker Grant Middle School
Website: http://www.cityschools.com/walkergrant/default.htm
Phone: 540-372-1145
Fax: 540-891-5449
Contact: Harry Thomas, Principal
Address: Fredericksburg City Public Schools
One Learning Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Opportunities: Career Club: Mentors and Motivators are needed to support children who are at risk in an after school program focusing on substance abuse prevention.

Agency: Wilburn Gardens
Website: None available
Phone: 540-785-3600
Contact: Diane Mitchell, Volunteer Coordinator/Activities Director

Email: Wilburngardens2@emeritus.com
Address: 3500 Meekins Dr.
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to assist with Bingo, social hours, ice cream socials, and the Adopt-A-Grandparent Program. .

Agency: Wilderness Elementary School

Website: www.spotsylvania.K12.va.us/wes/index.htm

Phone: (540) 786-9817

Email: dpultz@es.spotsylvania.k12.va.us

Contact: Diane Pultz

Address: 11600 Catharpin Rd.

Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Opportunities: As a volunteer, you would be a teacher’s aide in a kindergarten classroom. Volunteers provided one on one and small group help for struggling students. Volunteers will also aid the teacher in giving assessments of the students. You will also be asked as a volunteer to copy, staple and assemble work packets that are created by the teacher.

Agency: Woodmont Health Care Center (Genesis Elder Care)
Website: None available
Phone: 540-371-9414
Fax: 540-371-4501
Contact: Claudia Dishman, Activities Director

Email: leya6511@yahoo.com
Address: P.O. Box 419
11 Dairy Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Opportunities: Activities Aide, Adopt a Grandparent Volunteer, Handy Hands Volunteer (ex. filling water pitchers).

Agency: Women in Community Service
Website: http://www.charityadvantage.com/WICS/Home.asp
Phone: 703-651-0500
Fax: 703-671-4489
Contact: Tessa Hale, Director of Outreach and Development
Email: WICSnatl@aol.com
Address: (National Office)—1900 North Beauregard St., Suite 103
Alexandria, VA 22311
Opportunities: Volunteers are trained to mentor and support women and youth in the area in the hope of reducing the numbers of women and children living in poverty.

Agency: Young Women Leaders Program (YLLP)

Website: ywlp.virginia.edu

Phone: (434) 924-8979 (Meghan Baer)

Ext. 1491 (Dawn Bower)

(434) 760-0245 (Elizabeth Weaver)

Email: ywlp@umw.edu

Contact: Elizabeth Weaver

Address: No fixed address – but there is an organization on UMW campus

Opportunities: All volunteers must take part in a 10 week training program in the first semester. This involves weekly meetings which are 2 hours in length. The following semester, the volunteer is officially a Big Sister, who will then be paired with a 7th grade girl and attend both the weekly meeting sessions (2 hours a week) and spend time with their Little Sister outside of the after school program with their Little Sister. Another aspect of the program is a Community Service Project. This year we hope to work closely with HOPE house which is a local shelter for battered women.

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