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Providence RECenter Volunteer

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Volunteer Manager
Beth Gallagher
Providence RECenter
7525 Marc Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042


We love our Volunteers at Providence RECenter!  We thank our existing volunteers for their hard work and dedication and we look forward to welcoming new volunteers to our team.  We have volunteer opportunities to match a wide range of interests, skills and availability, so if you want to know more about our program, contact Karen Gilmore at 703-698-1351 or stop by the front desk to fill out an application.  Great benefits come with the volunteer job, including free use of the facilities and more.

Volunteer Application Check for current volunteer opportunities


More Room for Fun

Providence’s racquetball court has been converted into a classroom, providing additional space that will allow the RECenter’s programs to grow.

Win One for the RECenter

Camaraderie, cooperation and spirit were on display at Frying Pan Farm Park when Providence RECenter’s contingent took first place in the Park Authority’s Farm Olympics. This team-building and morale-boosting event pits representatives from the agency’s park sites, field offices and headquarters sections against each other in pursuit of the coveted Corn Gold.

Providence Farm Olympics

Join the volunteer team at your neighborhood RECenter and get the insider’s edge on the latest developments!

Arthur Deverill


Arthur Deverill
Providence RECenter's
2014 Outstanding Volunteer
of the Year

Art Deverill has been a front desk volunteer at our RECenter for five years, and during that entire time has shown unwavering devotion to the needs of both the Providence staff and its patrons. As the first contact with customers, Art greets them with his wonderful smile, hardy laugh, and great disposition. His ability to make all those he encounters feel comfortable and welcome has been commented upon by many.

Art has demonstrated that he is a team player, and has often come in on very short notice to help out. In addition to performing his regular front desk duties, he also helps out with class registrations and with the busy first day of class check-ins. Art has always been willing to go above and beyond expectations, such as during the time he provided assistance in handling a large crowd in response to the pass sale contest.

Customers and staff alike all feel a bit happier when they see Art on Monday and Friday mornings. For his great enthusiasm and ability to handle all situations very positively and professionally, we are pleased to name Art Deverill Outstanding Volunteer of the Year for Providence RECenter.


Free RECenter facility use: *Park Services and *Resource Management volunteers who maintain an average of four hours of service per week or three weekly classes per class session as an Adapted Aquatics assistant, can use ANY RECenter's general facilities free of charge.

Free RECenter classes: *Park Service and *Resource Management volunteers who have served a minimum of 32 hours and maintain an average of eight hours of service per week, or volunteer as an Adapted Aquatics assistant for four weekly classes, per class session are eligible to take one free FCPA Parktakes class per session on a space available basis.

Family Discount Pass: All FCPA volunteers are entitled to purchase a 25-visit pass for their family use to any RECenter at a special county employee rate.

Ten Percent Merchandise Discount: *Park Service, *Resource Management and *Golf volunteers who serve four or more hours each month are entitled to a 10% merchandise discount, some exclusions apply.

Fairfax County Credit Union Membership: Any active FCPA volunteer is entitled to free credit union membership.

*Park Services includes; RECenters, Lakefronts, Turner Farm, and Clemyjontri parks. RMD includes; Nature, History, Farm and garden sites. Golf includes; all FCPA Golf sites.

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