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Volunteer Opportunities in the Alexandria, Virginia Area

Volunteer Alexandria has compiled the following Hotlist of local volunteer opportunities in the Alexandria, Virginia and Northern Virginia area. Please register for opportunities using the website. Volunteer Alexandria is YOUR connection to helping others!

NEW ONGOING and EVENTS Volunteer Needs

NEW The Campagna Center – Early Head Start Enrollment Fair

Alexandria, VA 22302. Volunteers are needed to help with the fair as greeters, family escorts and translators. Click HERE to learn more and express interest. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

NEW Volunteer Alexandria – Emergency Preparedness Outreach at different community events

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed to help with various outreach events. Click HERE to learn more and sign up. Click this link and/or this link to learn more and sign up.

NEW Volunteer Alexandria – Children support the fight against hunger by making sandwiches

Alexandria, VA 22314. Children between 6 and 12 years old are invited to join our effort by making 75 peanut butter/jelly sandwiches. Children will prepare the sandwiches using gloves, assemble them, and package them in Ziploc bags. Click this link to learn more and sign up.

Alexandria’s Domestic Violence Program – Multiple volunteer opportunities

Alexandria, VA 22314. Emergency Companion Response Volunteers and Shelter Supervisors are needed to provide immediate crisis intervention to survivors of domestic violence. Children’s Program volunteers are needed to provide an enjoyable, nurturing environment while working with children. Click this link and/or this link and/or this link to learn more and express interest.

ALIVE – Last Saturday Food Distribution

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed on the last Saturday on each month to distribute groceries to low-income families at 3 locations in Alexandria. Click this link to read more and express interest.

ALIVE – Housewares Program Chair Alexandria, VA 22302. Volunteers are needed to collect the distribute house good to families in need. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

America Solidaria – Apply to Concausa and travel to Chile!

Washington, DC 20006. Are you 15-17 years old? We invite you to join the CONCAUSA generation! Volunteers are needed to sign up in teams of three people with a video showcasing a project and the top 15 will be selected to participate in the CONCAUSA Meeting in Santiago, Chile. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

American Red Cross National Capital Region – Walter Reed VolunTeen Program 2017

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed to join the The VolunTeen Program that offers high school students ranging from 14-18 to observe and assist assigned clinics with tasks (no direct patient contact) and learn about medicine first hand. Participants of the program will also have the opportunity to participate in briefings and tours throughout the different clinics which will provide education in a fun, engaging environment.

Click this link to learn more and sign up.

Asian American LEAD – Middle/High School Program Aide

Annandale, VA 22003. Volunteers are needed to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Celebrate Fairfax Inc – 2017 Workhouse BrewFest Brew Crew

Fairfax, VA 22035. Volunteers are needed to join the Brew Crew volunteer team for the 2017 Workhouse Brewfest. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Coach with Girls on the Run – Role Models Needed

Alexandria, VA 22309. Volunteers are needed as coaches to train and guide girls build skills to be strong, confident and healthy. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Community Lodgings – Admin/Office Support & Budget Mentor

Alexandria, VA 22305. Volunteers are needed to assist their development director and other main office staff with admin/office/computer support. Volunteers are needed to help families who are transitioning from homeless learn how to live independently through managing their money. Express interest at this link and/or this link.

Computer C.O.R.E. – Multiple volunteer opportunities

Falls Church, VA 22041. Volunteers are needed for a several of activities such as Saturday morning tutors and daytime volunteers. Click this link to learn more.

DC Paws Rescue – Adoption Event Coordinator – Cathedral Commons

Washington DC, 20016. Volunteers are needed to serve on the Adoption Event Team and help coordinate events in the Cathedral Commons. Click this link to learn more and sign up.

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging – Spanish Speaking Respite Care Volunteer

Fairfax, VA 22035. Volunteers are needed to give family caregivers of frail older adults a well-deserved break so they can go shopping, attend a doctor’s appointment or just have coffee with a friend. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Generation Hope – Mentor a Teen Parent! Washington DC 20017. Volunteers are needed for multiple activities. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Inova Health System – Hospital Elder Life Program

Alexandria, VA 22304. Volunteers are needed to provide therapeutic activities, assist with patient mobilization, assist patients with meals and feeding by providing encouragement, help unit staff and complete other tasks as required. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Lee-Fendall House Museum – Master Gardener Volunteer

Alexandria, Va 22314. Volunteers are needed to maintain the garden of the museum in support of its mission of preserving, maintaining, and interpreting the museum and its collection to serve as a historic, cultural, and educational resource for the community in the city of Alexandria. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Newseum – Volunteer Positions Available

Washington DC, 20001. Volunteers are needed to assist with conducting tours, volunteering on the floor with Visitor Services and through administrative work behind the scenes. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Opera Guild of Northern Virginia – Multiple volunteer opportunities

Arlington, VA 22207. Volunteers are needed for a several of activities such as financial assistant and grant writers. Click this link to learn more and sign up.

RESET – Hands On STEM Educator

Washington, DC 20016. Volunteers are needed to join the team and get children excited about science and math learning. Volunteers typically lead six sessions of about one hour each with the same teacher and class of students during a school term. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Restore Alexandria – Four Mile Summer Movie Series

Alexandria, VA 22305. Volunteers are needed for the pre-movie activities and during movies. Volunteers will pick up trash, serve popcorn and answer questions. Click this link for more information and to express interest.

Service Source, INC – Class Aide Assistant

Alexandria, VA 22312. Volunteers are needed to support staff working with adults with disabilities in the classroom setting. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Senior Services of Alexandria – Grocery Delivery Volunteer

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed every other Thursday morning for about two hours to shop for and deliver groceries to home-bound seniors. Training and background check required. Express interest at this link.

Summit Therapy Animal Services – Therapy Team

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed to work with people with disabilities. We will train the handler and their dog (or help obtain a dog). Click this link to learn more and express interest.

The Campagna Center – Multiple volunteer opportunities Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed for several activities. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

The Child & Family Network Centers – School Supply Drive for Children in Need

Alexandria, VA 22304. Volunteers are needed to help with the school supply/backpack drive for Alexandria’s low-income preschoolers. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Threshold Singers of Washington DC – Join Hospice Singers

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed to join small groups of singers to bring ease and comfort to those who are near death and to their families. Express interest at this link.

UpCycle Creative Reuse Center – Materials organizer

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed to assist in pre-sorting items by department during donation hours. Click this link to learn more and express interest.

Wright to Read – Reading tutors

Alexandria, VA 22314. Volunteers are needed to provide literacy tutoring and mentoring to City of Alexandria elementary school children in need, and collaborates with families and schools to create a comprehensive support network that guides each child to success. Sign up this link.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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