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All-Ages Service Projects in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s annual Day of Service is about coming together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy and help further his dream for peace by serving our neighbors and communities.

Reston Community Center and Reston Association are partnering with the Southgate Community Center, Cornerstones, The Closet, and Hunter Mill District on several community service projects in and around Reston, VA on January 19, 2019. These projects are designed for all ages, even young children, to participate in (volunteers under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult who can work alongside them).

Projects include:

January 19, 2019 | 9 am-12 pm
Southgate Community Center
Help make bag lunches for the Embry Rucker Community Shelter, sort and organize items from The Closet, paint and clean inside the community center, and more. Weather permitting, there will also be outdoor projects such as cleaning up the natural areas, pathways, and hardscape surrounding the areas, too.

Volunteer hours conclude around noon, at which point participants will gather to share lunch (provided).

January 19, 2019 | 1-3 pm
North County Government Center

Volunteers are needed to sort and organize donated items.

To volunteer, please follow the registration process below. If you are already a registered volunteer, please go to Step 3 to sign up.

Step 1:
Complete a One-Time Application (New Volunteers)

Adult/Group Volunteer Application
Minor Volunteer Application (parents must consent with their email address)

After you submit your application, you will receive an email from Reston Association to go into VicNet to set-up your volunteer account.

Step 2:
Create Your VicNet Account

• Visit here and click on the “need a password” link.
• Enter your email address (the email you submitted on your volunteer application) and click the”Go” button.
• Follow the prompts on the screen to create your password (check junk/spam folder if you don’t receive an email).

Step 3:
Sign-Up for a Volunteer Shift in VicNet (Existing or Returning Volunteers)

• Log in and schedule yourself in VicNet (your email address is your login name),
• Once you are logged into VicNet, click on the “My Schedule” tab.
• In the blue box, use the drop-down menu to select any assignment(s) that you want to review or where you want to volunteer.
• Scroll down to see the calendar, which will display “Help Wanted” icons for opportunities where volunteers are needed.
• Click “Schedule Me” for the shift for which you would like to volunteer.
• Click “Yes” to confirm your shift.
• Click “Continue” to go back to the monthly calendar, or click “Exit” to log off of your account.

Like this? Click here to see more MLK, Jr. Day of Service opportunities, as well as our Guide: Volunteering Opportunities for Children.

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


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