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Seeking A Volunteer Fluent In Vietnamese

Share a conversation with an elderly and isolated Vietnamese resident in Annandale as a volunteer social visitor. This position requires fluency in Vietnamese. Contact Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 711,  email VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit the department's website. Volunteer Solutions is a partnership program of Fairfax County's Family Services, Health Department, and Neighborhood and Community Services.

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