Give Time. Give Hope.
Volunteer work is not just an item on a resume or college application – it’s an essential part of a functioning society. The benefits of volunteer work reach far and wide with a ripple effect that begins with the individual and nonprofit organization and extends beyond the larger community, benefiting everyone in its wake.
Volunteer work is the cornerstone that joins charitable service and hard work. While an individual generally does not receive compensation for volunteer hours, the rewards of service go far beyond that of monetary payment. In addition to the personal satisfaction and deeper understanding of community gained in helping a person or organization, individuals who volunteer are likely to develop a network of contacts that can be useful when searching for a job.
What opportunities are there to be a Pathways volunteer?
At Pathway Homes, volunteers are critical to the success of several signature events each year.
1. Steps to Pathways Breakfast - Support our annual Steps to Pathways Breakfast where the community comes together to meet consumers of Pathway's programs and services as they share their stories of resilience and recovery. We need volunteers for decorating, managing the registration desk, serving the breakfast, managing parking and clean up.
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018-Sherwood Community Center, Fairfax. Shifts available between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
2. Resident Cook-Out - Each year our residents and consumers gather together for fellowship, laughs, games and fun activities as well as some great food. We need volunteers for decorating, managing games and activities, grilling, serving food and clean-up.
Date: Friday, June 1, 2018-Nottoway Park, Vienna. Several shifts available between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
3. Help the Homeless Walk - Every fall we walk with hundreds of individuals in the community to raise awareness and provide education about the needs of the homeless individuals in our community. We need volunteers to help set-up tents and tables, decorate, cheer on the walkers and clean-up.
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018- Fairfax City Hall. Several shifts available between 6:30 a.m. and noon.
4. Resident Holiday Party - Each year our residents and consumers gather together in the spirit of the holidays. Music, dance, laughter, prizes, and a delicious holiday meal make for a fun and memorable evening. We need volunteers to decorate, cook, serve food and clean-up.
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018. Several shifts available between 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Sound interesting? Want to know more? Care to join us?
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