What impact can you have on our community today?
Volunteers for Fairfax County contribute thousands of hours of services annually in more than 30+ program areas and on 85 Boards, Authorities and Commissions. It’s far more than doing a good deed, it's a way to develop skills, learn more about career options, make professional contacts, socialize and, importantly, have an impact on your community. Interested in volunteering? View our volunteer and opportunities and register!
Engaged residents enhance our community life as volunteers, providing one-time or ongoing service:
In our parks, libraries, community and senior center and fire
Mentoring children and transporting seniors
Preparing for and responding to natural disaster and health
- Keeping the environment healthy through stream and litter cleanup
- Supporting democracy through election volunteering
By The Numbers
Most recent estimates:
- 12,000 volunteers
- 500,000 hours annually
- $10 million value to our community
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Visit our new volunteer site to search for opportunities or sign up to receive info on future opportunities.
**Note: It's a new system and not all county government opportunities are included yet, so please view the full list of departments below.
Boards, Authorities and Commissions
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Medical Reserve Corps
Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)
Community Services Board
Fire and Rescue Volunteers
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Neighborhood and Community Services
Northern Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Office of Public Private Partnerships
Older Adult Services Volunteer Solutions
Police - Auxiliary Police Officer