Volunteer Opportunities

Bethany House of Northern Virginia

Volunteer Coordinator: Jasmin Witcher, jwitcher@bhnv.org, 703-658-9500

Description of Volunteer Opportunities/Responsibilities:
1) Children's Life Skills - Help children gain the necessary skills to transition into pre-school well. Must be able to volunteer on a Thursday night from 7:15-9:15pm.
2) Helpline Worker - Provide referrals to callers. Must be available daytime hours, M-F.
3) Fundraising & Awareness Planner - Plan a small event within your own community.
4) Joseph's Coat Thrift Shop - Provide assistance with pricing, sorting, moving, and displaying donated items.
5) Special events - Assist with planning and executing special events throughout the year.
6) Professional Volunteer - Provide professional services to clients in your area of expertise. (Depends on needs of clients.) E.g., present a workshop at our Life Skills Workshops held on Thursdays from 7:30-9pm.
7) Group volunteering - Rake leaves, help set-up, serve & clean-up at a special event, etc.

Number of Volunteers: 50

Types of Volunteers Needed: Adult-individual; Adult-group; Holiday

Training Requirements: Volunteers must attend a volunteer orientation and receive any necessary special training.

Hours Needed: Weekday; Weekday Evening; Weekend Day.

Easily Accessible by Public Transportation: No

Volunteer Center Affiliations: Volunteer Fairfax; Other (Provide the name); Greater DC Cares

Ideas for a Team or Group Activity: Teams could assist with providing pro bono help, participating in raking leaves, planting, cleaning, providing communications and design assistance, etc.

Suggestions for a Drive to Benefit this Organization: Toilet paper, paper towels, twin-sized linens, towel sets, cleaning supplies, and rice cookers.


Events seeking volunteers

None currently.