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Volunteer Opportunities in Alexandria

Volunteer Alexandria brings you opportunities to make a difference in the community.

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 Symphony Orchestra — House Volunteers

2121 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314

Website: www.alexsym.org  

Volunteers are needed for our concerts and events, including ushering, ticket taking, Will Call ticket distribution and concession work. Volunteers are also needed in the office a specific times of year or during specific projects. Contact: Jessica

Wisser, 703.548.0885 or email@alexsym.org

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium (ATC) — Tutors

323 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Website: alexandriatutors.org. Need dependable volunteers to tutor kindergarteners and first graders in literacy skills in Alexandria public schools. Must work once or twice a week through May. Training and lesson plans provided. Contact: Gwen Mullen, 703.549.6670 Ext. 119 or email atc@opmh.org

Community Lodgings — Tutors

607 Notabene Drive, Alexandria, VA 22305

Website: http://communitylodgings.org

Volunteers will work with at-risk middle and high school students in the areas of academics, civic responsibility and life skills. The program is from 4:30 – 6 pm, Monday through Thursday during the school year. Volunteer tutors are also needed in the Family Learning Center for Physics, French and Biology. Contact: Antonio Tamariz at 703.739.5856 and apply on-line at http://communitylodgings.org/volunteer

Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC) — Classroom Volunteer

3701 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301

Website: http://cfnc-online.org

Volunteers may read to children, play a musical instrument, plan a special activity with help from the teacher, and perform other activities. Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm, during the school year. How Often: You can volunteer daily, weekly, or even just once. Contact: Anna Berke, Director of Development, 703.836.0214 x 238 or email aberke@cfnc-online.org

Friends of Guest House — Total Woman Program Mentors

One East Luray Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301

Website: http://friendsofguesthouse.org/waystohelp_volunteer.html.

Volunteers are needed for the Total Woman Program to assist clients in learning how to transition well back into society. This program teaches them the life skills they to become self-confident to live on their own in today’s society. Contact Audrey Stahl at 703.549.8072 or email Audrey@friendsofguesthouse.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, lisahaskings@gmail.com and lisa.haskins@acps.k12.va.us.

Volunteer Alexandria — Community Service Day Coordinators and Fundraisers Needed

123 N. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Website: www.volunteeralexandria.org 

Spring for Alexandria 2013 involves hundreds of volunteers who will join together on Friday, May 3 to provide community services at dozens of nonprofits throughout the city. Volunteers are needed to help us secure donations from stores, restaurants, etc. to give out as prizes.  Site coordinators are needed to assist with project development and overseeing 3-5 sites the day of the event. Contact mail@volunteeralexandria.org.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday, Feb. 17 and Monday, Feb. 18   George Washington Birthday Event Volunteers

Sign up at www.washingtonbirthday.net/volunteer. 

Sunday, Feb. 17  George Washington Classic 10-K Race

Headquarters is the Atrium at the U. S. Patent & Trademark Office (enter from Eisenhower Avenue). Volunteers are needed from 6 to 11 a.m. with registration, distribution of food, water stops, and route marshaling. 

Sunday, Feb. 17    Revolutionary War Reenactment at Fort Ward Park

4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria 22304. Volunteers are needed from 1 to 3 p.m. to perform crowd control for the skirmish between Colonial and Red Coat reenactment units.

Monday, Feb. 18   George Washington Birthday Parade

Meet at the American Legion Club Room (lower level) at 400 Cameron Street, Alexandria 22314. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for set up and parade marshaling. Training is on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Club Room.

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