Food Warehouse Support
Help us fight food insecurity! Our Food distribution Hub in Manassas is in need of individuals to help recieve donations, pull orders, and provide overall assistance in the warehouse operations. Give back to your community and make a difference
Contact Person: Debra Beard
Contact Phone: (703) 479-2975
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St. Rita's Men's Group Community Service
Saturday Community Service in Christ House on 1st Saturday of the Month from10:00am to 1:00pmNote: If you are not part of the group, please find another opportunity. Thank you!
Contact Person: Sister Aniliza P. Juan
Contact Phone: (703) 548-4227 x101
Evening Meal Kitchen Assistant
We need help of adult volunteer on Monday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM(Christ House, Alexandria)Assist the staff in dishwashing, cleaning the kitchen and dining room before and after the meal. Help in setting the table and preparing the drinks. Assist the evening meal group in serving the guests as needed.Before you register in this opportunity please contact & email first Sr. Annie at:Tel. No.: 703-549-4227 ext. 101E-mail : Ajuan@ccda.net
Food Pantry Volunteer
We need regular volunteers (able to lift at least 20 to 40 pounds & able to climb steps) to help in the Food pantry at least 2 to 3 hours a week on *One volunteer on Wednesday & Thursday from 8:00AM to 1:30PM*One Volunteer on Tuesday from 12:00AM to 3PMNote: This opportunity requires background check.(Christ House, Alexandria)To help receive, unload, weigh incoming food donations and sort, stock, organize in respective shelves in the food pantry. Prepare food bags and assist in the food distribution. Help maintain a safe and healthy work environment.*this opportunity requires background check."For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink..." Matthew 25:35
Evening Meal Group
Monday to Sunday (Christ House, Alexandria)"Feed the Hungry" Prepare and serve a hot meal to our dinner guests. We usually have between 50 to 60 dinner guests each night.Unfortunately, we do not have an open slot for this particular opportunity. If you are not a current volunteer working in this role, please seek another opportunity. Thanks
Administrative Assistant - Manassas Hub
Expert Organizer needed at The St. Lucy Project to ensure efficient mission operation. You will offer enormous help in supporting special office projects, and all things related to our operation. Understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel are a plus, but we offer training. We are flexible with respect to your availability, and offer a festive environment.
Volunteers are needed to transform an apartment into a home for a family moving from a shelter to St. Margaret of Cortona Transitional Residences in Woodbridge, VA. New residents move into their apartments with donated furniture, new beds, household and kitchen items, towels, bedding, etc. and we need your help decorating and putting the apartments together. This may include making up beds, hanging art, and putting away dishes, pots and pans, and glasses in the kitchen. Help our residents move out of poverty and achieve their potential.
Contact Person: Elena Starrantino
Contact Phone: (703) 910-4845 x100
Case Support Volunteers
Case Support Volunteers are needed to work with staff to help our residents achieve specific objectives that might be challenging for them. These might include helping with time management, organization, homemaking skills, finding easy and healthy recipes, etc.
Volunteers are needed to lead structured activities for the Children's Program on Wednesday nights from 6:45 - 8:00pm while their parents are attending Life Skills Classes. Children are divided into two age groups: 1-5 year olds and 6-12 year olds. Volunteers must be 18 years old, or 16 if accompanied by a parent. Volunteers must also complete a background check and diocesan VIRTUS Training.
Life Skills Instructor
Volunteers are needed to teach Life Skills classes to parents on Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm. We need your help to teach them about financial literacy topics such as IT and PC''s, banking, debt and credit management, household budgeting, insurance, investing, etc. Volunteers are also needed to teach parenting, cooking and meal planning.
Driver - Manassas Hub
Join a team of volunteer drivers dedicated to ending food insecurity in the Diocese. Help is needed to deliver food from our Manassas Warehouse to area food pantries. Weekday, and Weekend opportunities are available with flexible hours. Use of CCDA vehicles requires driver record check, but no special license. Help ensure that food is delivered where it is needed most.Training covers:Background checkDMV Record Review
Food Sorting - short term
If you're looking for a short term opportunity to lend a hand, consider supporting the St. Lucy Food Project in our food warehouse. Help is regularly needed to sort food onto shelves, pack, or unload donations. Schedules are flexible and vary. Sign up for more details.
Food Rescue Drivers
Volunteers are needed to rescue food from local grocery stores. The volunteer would load up their personal vehicle, and deliver food to the Manassas Warehouse for distribution to the hungry.