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Boards, Authorities, and Commissions: Springfield District

Citizen advisory bodies play a very important role in county government. As a Springfield District resident, you are eligible to serve as the Springfield District Representative to a Board, Authority, or Commission! Visit the Board, Authority, and Commission Web site for more information.

Please contact Supervisor Herrity's office at 703-451-8873 to discuss any Springfield District vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for a currently-vacant position, send a letter to the address below stating which Board, Authority, or Commission you are requesting appointment to with a copy of your resume attached. Don't forget to include your address, phone numbers, and e-mail (if applicable) in your resume.

Supervisor Pat Herrity
West Springfield Governmental Center
6140 Rolling Road
Springfield, Virginia 22152

You can also apply via e-mail and include your resume as an attachment or via fax at 703-451-3047.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteer Drivers

The Area Agency on Aging urgently needs volunteers throughout our area to deliver meals to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities via the Meals on Wheels program. If you have a reliable car, two hours in the middle of the day once or twice a month, and a desire to help, you qualify as a vounteer. For more information on this program, call the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging at 703-324-5406.

Clean Fairfax Council Cleanup Program

In the fall and spring, the Council supports County-wide cleanups by individual groups, schools, churches, and businesses. Clean Fairfax Council is a participant in the Great American Cleanup, a national litter control and recycling cleanup program to help make Fairfax County a cleaner place to live, work, and go to school. While they emphasize spring and fall cleanup, they welcome volunteers at any other time of the year. To plan a cleanup day, get some volunteers, select a site, and let the Council know of your plans. They will send you suppiles on a first come, first serve basis FREE OF CHARGE. Supplies include 30 gallon litter bags, clear bags for recyclables, safety vests, hats, safety tips, and other supplies you may need. For more information, contact their office at 703-324-5471, or by e-mail.

Looking for more volunteer ideas?

Try the Volunteer Center of Fairfax at 703-246-3460.

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