Arts & Crafts Instructor
Tuesdays from 10:00 - 12:00 at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center. Creative and thrifty! Teach seniors how to make awesome Arts & Crafts projects on a budget. Our folks love everything from paper crafts, sewing projects, ceramics, and more! Must have a friendly personality, a love for seniors, and isn't afraid to use a glue gun!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Contact Person: Maria Mellor
Contact Phone: (703) 751-2766
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Calling all musicians, loving audience ready to hear you play at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center! Our seniors love music and can't wait to hear you play. We welcome piano players, acoustic guitarists, DJs spinning classic tunes, singers, violinist, and sometimes the occasional accordion. Basically anything that makes a pleasant sound! Fill the hearts of the old with cheerful song!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Volunteer for the Day
Help with community building and preventing isolation at our Senior Center. Volunteer at St. Martin de Porres in Alexandria on a weekday. Help with a variety of social activities and make new friends with our wonderful seniors. Opportunity to make a difference in the life of a senior.
Computer Teachers - Manassas and Alexandria
Help your neighbors earn a Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate and CEUs from NOVA community college! This basic computer class is for intermediate and advanced English Language Learners who want to gain basic computer skills. The curriculum includes an introduction to the computer and computer parts, typing, Gmail and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The ideal teacher will have some paid or voluntary teaching experience and demonstrate computer literacy. Classes will be held in our computer lab on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9AM - 12PM or 6:30PM-9:30PM. Teachers must commit to teach one class per week. Interested in teaching with your friend or spouse? Teaching pairs are encouraged to apply!
Contact Person: Chantal Skubic
Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388
ESL Instructor for Senior Citizens
Do you have experience or passion to help others learn English? Do you enjoy teaching the elderly? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is looking for encouraging and patient teachers eager to teach ESL. No experience is necessary, training will be provided.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Contact Person: Anne Coyne
Are you an active person looking to help others? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is seeking volunteers to lead exercise programs for elderly. Professional Certification is desired but not necessary. Hours vary, please contact Maria Mellor for more details.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Do you love the outdoors and enjoy working with your hands? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is seeking garden volunteers to help maintain our garden. You'll help harvest, weed, water, and plant! No experience necessary!Training covers:Background check
Senior Center General Support Volunteer
Do you love working with the elderly? Come help improve the lives of senior citizens by leading activities, serving meals, and socializing! Hours vary, please contact Maria Mellor for more info.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Senior Center Kitchen Helper
Help feed the elderly! St. Martin de Porres Senior Center seeks Kitchen Volunteers to help prepare daily continental breakfast and/or lunch! Food Safety Training will be provided. Please contact Maria Mellor for more information.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Front Desk Receptionist for Senior Center
We are seeking friendly and outgoing individuals that like doing light administrative work to be our Front Desk Receptionist! You'll greet seniors and help them check-in for the day, while also recording activity stats and picking up phone calls. Please contact Maria Mellor for more info.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Translator for Senior Center
Bilingual volunteers needed! St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is in need of volunteers to help translate calendars and provide live interpretation during guest speaker events. The senior center serves a diverse group of elder that come from over 30 different countries. Spanish, Chinese, Farsi, and Amharic are among the top languages in our senior center. Through translation services, you help prevent isolation and create more cross-cultural interaction.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Volunteer Nurse or Nursing Student for Blood Pressure Checks
Are you a retired nurse wanting to help others or a nursing student looking for experience? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is seeking volunteers to take blood pressures checks once a week. You'll conduct individual screenings for a very multicultural senior center! Great opportunity to use your nursing skills to help others!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Senior Center - Participant Volunteers
This position is for Participants of St. Martin de Porres Senior Center that volunteer during the day. Volunteering includes helping in the kitchen, leading or assisting with activities or in the garden.ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A PARTICIPANT OF ST. MARTIN DE PORRES SENIOR CENTER.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training Privacy Training
Senior Center - Seasonal Student Volunteers
Students are you looking for an opportunity to help the elderly during your summer, winter, or spring break? This is a perfect way to get community service hours while helping other. Volunteer hours are flexible but must be done during operation hours. Operation Hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training Privacy Training
Senior Center - Student Groups
For student groups interested in volunteering with the elderly, please apply for this opening by contacting Maria Mellor. Our hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, please make sure your students can come during our operation hours.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training
Senior Services - Catholic Eucharist or Catholic Mass
This position is for Catholic Priests or Deacons that would like to provide the elderly with Catholic Eucharist or Catholic Mass. This service opportunity is every Friday at 11:00 AM.
Contact Person: Luis Angel
Breakfast Volunteer at Senior Center
Give back to the elderly!Volunteers needed Monday - Friday from 8:00 - 10:30 am to help serve breakfast to the elderly. This job will include restocking breakfast supplies, refilling coffee & pastries, and heping seniors. Looking for volunteers that can volunteer at least once a week.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training Privacy TrainingIf you are interest please contact Maria Mellor directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 703-751-2766.
Senior Center - Computer Teacher
Do you have experience or passion to help others learn Computers? Do you enjoy teaching the elderly? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is looking for encouraging and patient teachers eager to teach computer lessons. No experience is necessary, training will be provided.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Transitional Assistance Program (TAP) Volunteer
Help those leaving the Loudoun Adult Detention Center (ADC) with immediate needs upon release -- housing, food, transportation, identification, etc. Coordinate with volunteers in jail for housing and mentorship opportunities for those soon-to-be-released. Offer prayerful support for our returning citizens!
Contact Person: Debra Beard
Activities Assistant - Group Games!
Tues, Wed, Thurs afternoons from 12:30 - 1:30 pm at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center. Help lead fun and active group games for high functioning seniors! Our folks love to play indoor bowling, team shuffleboard, indoor miniature golf, and more! No experience necessary, must enjoy spending time with seniors and have an energetic and fun personality!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Welcome Home Re-Entry Mentor
Serve as a role model and guide for a formerly incarcerated/recently released who is in the Diocese of Arlington in order to help the ex-offender successfully return to society, avoid behavior which will result in repeat incarceration, and provide spiritual support and connect them with a faith community.TRAINING: Initial pre-service training provided by CCDA required. Additional in-service training is provided on an ongoing basis.-Background Check, Privacy Training, Mentoring Training provided.TIME COMMITMENT: 1. Attend volunteer pre-service training (7.5 hours) and ongoing in-service trainings.2. At least four hours a month for six months for volunteer assignment.3. Fifteen minutes per month to submit a progress report.
Contact Phone: (703) 224-1478
GED Instructors - Virtual
Help your immigrant and refugee neighbors earn their GEDs! Math and English GED instructors are needed in Manassas. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9AM-12PM or from 6:30PM-9:30PM. The ideal candidate will have some background in teaching (volunteer or paid) and commit to one class per week for the whole semester. You will receive ample curriculum, resources, training, professional development, and additional support from Hogar staff throughout the semester. Do you know someone who would want to teach as well? Co-teachers are strongly encouraged to apply!
Citizenship Teachers - Vienna
Help your neighbors study for and pass their citizenship interview and test! Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:00pm. Teachers are only asked to teach one class period per week. We allow teaching in pairs for those who wish to teach with a friend or spouse. No experience or foreign language ability necessary and all materials and training provided! For more information about the St. Mark Citizenship program, please contact the St. Mark Volunteer Coordinator, StMarksESL@gmail.com or call 703- 980- 9380. Please do not complete the online application. Thank you for your interest.
Contact Person: St. Mark Volunteer Coordinator
Contact Phone: (703) 980-9380
ESOL Teachers - Vienna
Give your neighbors the gift of English! ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages) teachers needed in Vienna.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8pm - 9:30pm. Teachers are only asked to teach one class period per week. We encourage teaching in pairs for those who wish to teach with a friend or spouse. No experience or foreign language ability necessary and all materials and training provided! For more information and about the St. Mark ESOL program, please contact the St. Mark Volunteer Coordinator- StMarksESL@gmail.com or call 703- 980- 9380. Please do not complete the online application. Thank you for your interest.
Program Coordinator for the Welcome Home Re-entry Program
Work with staff and other volunteers to support those leaving jail. We provide our returning citizens with housing and mentoring in an effort to prevent them going back to jail and to successfully re-intergate into the community. This is an emerging program. We need help working with the jails to place and accept new clients and match with interns; to coordinate communication and training with the mentors and to conduct awareness events so the community can learn about the challenges of being incarcerated and then getting back on their feet. Serve those who without us, would have no one.
Adult Education Internship
The Adult Education Intern will provide support for the Workforce Development program. The main facets of the program are GED preparation courses, child care courses, computer courses, and career counseling. The Adult Education Intern will teach a workforce development course and get hands-on experience in adult education, curriculum development and assessment.
This is an unpaid, part time internship, but can be available for credit.
To apply, please fill out an application and submit a cover letter and resume to Volunteer.email@example.com
Citizenship Tutor - Virtual
Would you like to work one-on-one with a student who is getting close to their date for citizenship and needs a little refresher? Tutoring can be done during the day or on weekends. You will receive ample curriculum, resources, training, professional development, and additional support from Hogar staff throughout the semester.
Substitute ESOL Teacher - Virtual
Give your neighbors the gift of English without the weekly time commitment! Come and attend our training and be ready to fill in when an ESOL teacher is unavailable. Locations and times vary. Once you are trained, we will add you to the email list and you can choose to take teaching opportunities or pass them up.
Spanish Teacher - Virtual
Volunteer Spanish teachers needed! Education and Workforce Development is now offering virtual Spanish language classes to the Northern Virginia community. Classes will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The semester begins on June 30, and will be ten weeks long. Volunteer teachers will only be asked to commit to teach one night per week - lesson plans and curriculum will be provided!
Senior Center Short Term General Support
Coffee and Conversation - Virtual
Don't want to commit to be a class teacher? Join us for Coffee and Conversation!We are looking for volunteers to teach Conversation Groups- the work would be to supplement our students' learning English as a second language by assisting them in conversation based on their class assignments or anything they might want to practice. Each conversation group meeting lasts an hour and a half, once a week. This opportunity will be completely virtual.