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Bring Hope To Children With Cancer

Hopecam

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Help connect children with cancer with their friends and classmates using technology. Volunteer to set up tablet computers and more!Position: Champion of Hope, Hopecam Program VolunteerMission: Hopecam is a 501c3 charitable organization with the mission of using technology to overcome the social isolation of children in treatment for cancer. Recognizing the critical need for socialization with their friends and classmates, Hopecam seeks to bridge the lonely divide between homebound or hospitalized children and their friends at school using tablets, web cameras, and Skype.To learn more, visit www.hopecam.orgPosition Description: The Program Volunteer will provide critical support to Hopecam’s program staff with administrative aspects of the "connection process.". Some of the projects we need volunteer support with include:Calling Parents for intake and follow-upCalling schools to facilitate Skype connectionPreparing informational packets to ship to children, schools, and social workersSetting up tablets and preparing tablets and webcams to ship to children and schoolsEntering applications into our database, and more!Qualifications:Positive attitude and flexibilityBe a team player willing to "pitch in" in areas not outlined in position descriptionExcellent PC skills and well-versed in PC version of Micrsoft Word and ExcelDetail orientedSense of humorSophisticated interpersonal communication skillsExcellent organizational and documentation skillsAbility to multi-taskReliable transportation to Hopecam officeStart Date:ImmediatelyMinimum Committment: 3 months, 3-4 hours/weekWe are looking for volunteers who can commit to a regular schedule after training. A criminal background check is required prior to start.Please email sam@hopecam.org if interested.

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12100 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, Virginia 20190

Administrative - Loudoun County Volunteer Rescue Squad

Loudoun County Fire Rescue

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Volunteering is an excellent way to serve within our community. Essential to the successful operation of our company are our volunteers backing up our firefighters and rescuers in organization and administration within our company. Highly involved, our volunteers in administration support the daily operation of the company and its future success. We are seeking volunteers to lead and assist in many areas, including, but not limited to:- Open House Chairs: Develops community education program and tracks budget, seeks and creates sponsor banners and requests county support - Public Education Event Coordinators: Monitors events; and e-mail, responds to any requests for coverage, and manages schedule of public education events using Google Calendar- Event planners: Develops events concepts and budget, and oversees overall plan, food, entertainment, activities, staffing, prizes, etc -Interpreters: Interprets on calls, translates brochures, and assists with outreach - Recruitment & Retention: Develops survey questions, produces reports and survey results, and conducts ongoing surveys of volunteers as well as exit surveys -Website Developers/Administrators (design or content): Designs collateral materials as needed, responds to inquiries submitted via website, manage/resize picture/images, write/proof/edit for website - Social Media Administrators: Posts updates and photos about events and activities - Publicity/Newspaper Liaisons/Press Release Writers: Works with publicity and chair and other committee members to determine content for Fireline Ad, writes and provides content and pictures for Fireline Ad to local newspaper, works on design with publisher, writes and distributes press releases about company events, honors, activities, etc., manages list of contacts at local and area newspapers- Office Administrator: Answers phone, takes messages, greets station visitors, data entry, filing and running reports as needed - Administrative Committee Chairs: Works with the volunteer company's president to determine goals and priorities for the year, manages job and task descriptions, coordinates sign-up of volunteer administrators for tasks, trains new volunteer administrators, and keeps a pulse on volunteer administrators to ensure volunteer administrators are having their needs met and enjoying their participation - Social Event Planners, Open House Coordinators, Recruitment Coordinators, Photographers, Chaplains, Grant Writers, In-Station Training Coordinators and many other roles. We’ll work with your skills, interests, and passions and your schedule. Expectations and Qualifications: Most work can be done offsite or during evening hours, but must meet deadlines. Include on your application any special consideration, experiences or requirements that we should know about relating to the job duties.**Call or Text 571-442-2801 or Info/to apply*Below is a brief list of the many perks and benefits we can offer to our volunteers:Tuition Reimbursement (up to $4,000)Retirement BenefitHealth InsuranceLoudoun County Credit UnionReduced personal property tax / Free County tax stickerLocal business discountsNon-operational administrative volunteer opportunitiesNumerous other tangible benefits PLUS a sense of accomplishment, community, family, and camaraderie.

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Loudoun County Volunteer Rescue Squad
Leesburg, Virginia 20175

Dental Assistants - Level 1 For Healthworks Leesburg

Healthworks Of Northern Virginia

Flexible times

VOLUNTEER LEVEL 1 DENTAL ASSISTANTS NEEDED FOR HEALTHWORKS LEESBURGDENTAL CLINIC HOURS ARE 8:00AM TO 1:00PM AND 2:00 PM TO 5:00PM MONDAY - FRIDAYA Background check is required. Proof of Level 1 Dental Assistance Completion Certification Required with ApplicationDuties for a Level 1 Dental Assistant can include the following:assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedurestaking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulseserving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipmenthelping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatmentproviding patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computercommunicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgeryTo apply please send an email to SCleveland@hwnova.org along with a copy of your resume and your dental assistance Level I certification. Upon receipt of the above documents I will then send you a volunteer application to complete.

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163 Fort Evans Road, N.E.
Leesburg, Virginia 20176

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