Volunteer in the Parks

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-8665
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Allison Rankin,
Volunteer Program Coordinator

Volunteer in the Parks

Connecting Parks and Community

Use your talents, energy and time to connect. With your help, we can do more! Far more than just doing a good deed, volunteering is a way to develop skills, learn about career options, make professional contacts, socialize and have an impact on your community.

 

Upcoming Volunteer Events

Sep

21

Join us for the Fall Watershed Clean-up at Royal Lake Park and Lakeside Park: Saturday, September 21 from 8 to 11 a.m.    

Sep

21

Join Park Authority staff and volunteers on September 21 and October 5 to help keep litter from harming wildlife and accumulating on the park grounds. These two workdays at Ossian Hall Park are part of the Park Authority's Watershed Clean-up Days taking place this Fall. 

Oct

5

Join Park Authority staff and volunteers on September 21 and October 5 to help keep litter from harming wildlife and accumulating on the park grounds. These two workdays at Ossian Hall Park are part of the Park Authority's Watershed Clean-up Days taking place this Fall.

Oct

26

Participate in clean-ups and other volunteer-led projects to help keep parks clean, safe and attractive. The Backlick Park Volunteer team will hold the Fall Watershed Clean-up on October 26, 9 to 11 a.m.   

Nov

2

Join Park Authority staff and volunteers to help keep litter from harming wildlife and accumulating in our parks. This workday is part of the Park Authority's Watershed Clean-up Days taking place this Fall.  

Nov

2

Join Park Authority staff and volunteers to help keep litter from harming wildlife and accumulating in our parks. This workday is part of the Park Authority's Watershed Clean-up Days taking place this Fall.   

Nov

16

Join Park Authority staff and volunteers to help keep litter from harming wildlife and accumulating in our parks. This workday is part of the Park Authority's Watershed Clean-up Days taking place this Fall.  

Oct

02

10:00AM, (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Explore a variety of volunteer opportunities at the 16th…

Group Opportunities: Employers, Scouts, Community Groups

Project proposals and opportunities for organized groups, businesses and corporations.

Employer Match Programs

Your employer may be among the 15,000 companies that match employee volunteer hours and charitable contributions with cash donations. Among local employers, Microsoft is currently providing ongoing matching contributions totaling more than $4,000.00 annually.

Volunteer Training

The Park Authority wants to ensure that their volunteers have the training necessary to perform their tasks safely and with confidence. The following trainings are designed for each volunteer based on their assigned opportunity. Your site Volunteer Manager will provide instructions on which training modules to complete.