Volunteer with the Prince William Area Agency on Aging
Volunteer opportunities are available in a variety of programs and locations. To apply for a volunteer position fill out the following application and confidentiality statement. Meals on wheels drivers must also complete a DMV form and attach copies of their driver’s license and insurance card to their application.
Adult Day Care Volunteers
Volunteers are needed to assist staff in implementing programs and activities including word games, group walks and crafts for participants. The Adult Day Care provides a therapeutic environment for adults who can no longer remain home alone during the day. The program is located in the Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building at 15941 Donald Curtis Drive in Woodbridge.
Internships are available to assist individuals in fulfilling collegiate scholastic requirements. Call 703-792-4583 for more information about student internships.
Meals on Wheels
Volunteer drivers are always needed to deliver noontime meals to eligible older adults Monday-Friday. Commitment can vary upon the volunteer’s schedule from as few as one delivery every other week up to several deliveries each week.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Help residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities by becoming a Volunteer Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Key responsibilities include advocating for changes to improve residents’ quality of life and care, providing information to residents and their families about long-term care services and their rights, and identifying, investigating and helping to resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents.
The Prince William Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program needs volunteers who can commit a minimum of four hours a week for one year. Volunteers set their own schedules with most visits usually occurring between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays. Volunteers receive training and continuing support.
For more information call 703-792-4583.