The Power of Volunteers
Ready for success in school
of NVFS Head Start students were ready for kindergarten upon graduation
businesses launched with the help of volunteers
is the average salary increase for Training Futures graduates
Academic and developmental milestones
volunteers in 2017 shared their compassion and skills with young children. As a result,
|92% of head start |
students were ready for
|96% of kids in |
healthy families met
pounds of food were restocked and distributed by volunteers
- Administrative SkillsStephanie Whittle |
When Stephanie Whittle contemplated diving back into the professional workforce after her twins went off to college, she knew volunteering was a great start to brush up on her skills before re-entering the workforce.
- Administrative SkillsRani |
Rani was searching for volunteer opportunities in Northern Virginia to give back to her community, as well as gain valuable and professional experience to assist her in the job hunt down the line. Rani now volunteers with NVFS in multiple capacities.
- Administrative SkillsFaustina |
When Faustina began looking for ways to fill her free time after school, she knew she wanted to make an impact in her community, and that’s when she found NVFS.
- Homeless ShelterAmy Ukish |
When Amy found herself with a little extra free time, she immediately knew that she wanted to use it to make a difference and giving back to her community.
- Youth DevelopmentWilliam |
Since April 2017, William Schuppert has been spending one hour a week assisting children at the SERVE Family Shelter with their homework through the Homework Club.
- OperationsTom |
Administrative support is essential to helping us operate as efficiently as possible. As a volunteer, Tom provides support to Human Resources and NVFS special events to help us achieve maximize our operations and success.
- Career DevelopmentDan |
Dan has spent countless hours with homeless clients helping them write cover letters and resumes, improving their interviewing skills and assisting them with job searches.
- Foster CareGreg & Lucy |
Greg and Lucy wanted to do their part to help youth get the care and support they need to succeed. One weekend a month, the couple has opened their home to a young special needs child so the child’s elderly grandmother can have a much-needed respite.