Volunteer Opportunities in Alexandria
Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and other opportunities to give back.
Volunteer Alexandria has compiled the following Hotlist of local volunteer opportunities. Please contact the agency directly if you are interested in the opportunity and reference Volunteer Alexandria.
Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network – Garden Volunteers
Ruby Tucker Family Center, 322 Tancil Court, Alexandria, VA 22314
Volunteers needed to work with youth ages 5-9 years old in the “I Can Shine” vegetable garden every Tuesday from March 15 to October 15, 2013. Contact: Alice Reid, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia — Basic Literacy Tutors
Volunteers are needed to tutor English-speaking adults seeking to improve their reading and writing skills. Each tutor is trained, matched with a student, and encouraged to meet weekly for an hour and a half to help the student improve their reading and writing skills. Tutors have the flexibility of setting their own schedules with their student to meet at any mutually convenient public location in Alexandria. Contact: Ruba, Director of Volunteers at 703.237.0866 x111. Complete the volunteer application online at lcnv.org/volunteer.
Miracle League of Alexandria — Baseball Buddies
Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. Alexandria, 22314
Individual and group volunteers are needed to become buddies for the 2013 season as "Buddies" and share in the fun with special-needs players. Contact: Mac Slover at 703.746.5402 or email email@example.com or Bill Rivers at 703.683.6526 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Services of Alexandria — Silent Auction Committee Volunteers
700 Princess Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Volunteers are needed to work on the Silent Auction Committee, sorting and pricing items. Volunteers also need for the night of the Gala on March 23, 2013. Contact: Senior Services of Alexandria at email@example.com.
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Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) — Parenting Class Volunteers
1705 Fern Street, 2nd Floor, Alexandria, VA 22302
Website: scanva.org. Fluent Spanish speaking volunteers needed to “team teach” parenting classes Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm for 8 weeks from April 11 to May 30, 2013. Training is provided. Contact: Complete application at scanva.org/volunteerwithscan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
T.C. Williams International Network — In Classroom Tutors
3330 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22302.
Volunteers are needed to assist students/language learners during their classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays to become proficient in English with the subject matter. Shifts are available between 8:35 am and 3:15 pm. 21 and older. Background check will be conducted by the school. Contact: Lisa Haskins, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Alexandria — Community Service Day Team Leaders and Site Coordinators
123 N. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Community Service Day involves hundreds of volunteers who will join together on Friday, May 3 to provide community services at dozens of nonprofits throughout the city. Team Leaders will recruit team members, get pledges, and provide details about the work site to members. Site coordinators are needed to assist with project development between now and May 3 and overseeing 3-5 sites the date of the event. Contact: email@example.com.