Take a look at these new and ongoing native alternatives, compiled by Volunteer Alexandria—your connection to serving to others. Register on-line: www.VolunteerAlexandria.org.
New & Upcoming
ALIVE!-Boy Scout Meals Drive-Nov. 10, 2018
Volunteers are wanted on the ALIVE warehouse (801 S. Payne St., Alexandria), to obtain meals drive donations within the morning and for meals sorting within the afternoon. Register on-line.
ALIVE!-Empty Bowls Fundraiser-Nov. 10, 2018
ALIVE! Is the oldest personal social providers security internet serving low revenue households within the Metropolis of Alexandria. Volunteers are wanted to assist with this main fundraising occasion to serve meals and drinks and to wash up after the occasion. The occasion consists of a light-weight supper, raffle, and leisure and might be held at 1605 Cameron Road in Alexandria. Register on-line.
ALIVE!-Friday Household Meals Volunteer-through December 2018
The ALIVE! Friday Meals Volunteer types donated meals gadgets, discards meals that are unsafe to eat, organizes the meals shelf, and luggage meals for as much as 32 preschool households. This can be a nice alternative for college kids who’re fascinated by a profession in nonprofit/social providers careers, want group providers hours, or need to study extra about ALIVE! Volunteer two to 3 occasions every week, Tuesday via Thursday within the afternoon. Register on-line.
Church of the Resurrection-Transfer the West Finish Pantry-Oct. 27, 2018
The West Finish Meals Pantry is shifting and wishes volunteers to assist load packing containers of meals, shelving, and two home equipment onto the truck, after which unload on the new location. Register on-line.
Duncan Library E-book Sale-November 2018
Volunteers are wanted to assist with the November guide sale on the Duncan Department Library in Alexandria. Register on-line.
Meade Memorial Episcopal Church-Saturday Scorching Meal-Ongoing via Spring 2019
Be part of Meade Memorial Episcopal Church mission to serve these in want. Associate by turning into a volunteer and serve scorching meals to Alexandria’s weak residents. Meals are offered by DC Central Kitchen and volunteers ONLY have to re-heat and serve meals on Saturday between 12:30 p .m.-1:30 p. m. Register on-line.
Tails Excessive, Inc. Animal Shelter-Cat Caretaker/Feeder-Ongoing
Volunteers 18 years and older (or youngsters serving to a father or mother), are wanted to wash cages and assist feed a number of shelter cats situated in a pet provide retailer in Del Ray, Alexandria. Breakfast and dinner shifts can be found and coaching will probably be offered. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-Youngsters battle starvation by making sandwiches-Nov. three, 2018
Youngsters between the ages of 6 and 12 are invited to hitch our effort by making 75 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to struggle starvation. A printed report in 2014 confirmed that 29,000 Alexandrians reside close to or under the official poverty threshold. Youngsters will put together sandwiches utilizing gloves, assemble them, and package deal them in sandwich luggage. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-Multicultural Group Well being Truthful-Oct. 12 & 13, 2018
Need to enhance the well being of your neighbors? Through the well being truthful, low-income households and people could have the prospect to study extra about providers they will obtain, take part in on-site well being screenings and exams, and obtain vaccinations. Volunteers wanted to assist with arrange, function runners, greeters (have to be bi-lingual English & Spanish), assist with registration, and youngsters’s actions. Volunteers might be offered breakfast and lunch, and could have breaks. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-Snow Buddies Program via April 2019
Volunteers are wanted to offer snow removing to low-income Alexandria residents who’re bodily unable to shovel, can’t afford to pay for this assist, and/or shouldn’t have neighbors, household, or buddies to help them. This program is significant to seniors who want to go away the home to get to hospital or physician’s appointments for life-saving remedies similar to dialysis. Relying on the severity of the storm, snow have to be faraway from sidewalks 24-72 hours after snow stops falling. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-Smoke Alarm Set up and Emergency Preparedness Truthful-Oct. 20, 2018
In partnership with the Alexandria Hearth Division and the American Pink Cross we’re proud to current this chance to assist put together our group for fires. We’d like volunteers to unfold info on the hazard of fireside and to assist set up smoke detectors in individuals’s houses. A small breakfast and lunch can be offered to all those that volunteer to assist with the set up. Register on-line. Volunteers are additionally wanted to current Emergency Preparedness info to the general public on the truthful. Register on-line.
A Wider Circle-Truck Staff or In-Home Lifter-Ongoing
In search of volunteers to hitch our Truck Staff and assist to select up donations of furnishings and home items all through the area for the households served. Moreover, looking for volunteers to assist to gather and distribute furnishings and different primary want gadgets for the households we serve. Volunteers will assist to unload donors’ automobiles and to restock our showroom as households choose gadgets. Register on-line.
Arts & Tradition
Artistic Artists Community Four Social Causes-through Dec. 31, 2018
Invitation to space photographers, illustrators and all artists. Be a part of the community and donate your expertise and artistry to worthy nonprofits. Assist them inform their story by way of artwork. Your artwork may be featured at an upcoming exhibition. Register on-line.
Tinker Time-UpCycle Artistic Reuse Middle-Ongoing
Tinker Time permits youngsters of all ages to discover and create in a studio area with a singular assortment of supplies. Volunteers are wanted to help with arrange, monitoring actions, and clear up throughout Tinker Time on Wednesday afternoon or Saturday morning. Register on-line.
Civic & Group
Alexandrians Concerned Ecumenically (ALIVE!)-A number of Alternatives Obtainable-Ongoing
Volunteers wanted to assist many packages. Assist low revenue households settle into their new houses by choosing up and delivering furnishings. Help the Household Emergency Program in 1 of three methods: desk volunteer, meals packer or driver. Put together and type donated housewares for distribution to these in want. Warehouse helper wanted to assist loading and supply of meals. Register on-line.
Alexandria Households for Protected Streets-Oct. 27, 2018
We’d like assist at native Farmer’s Market handy out instructional supplies about pedestrian and bike owner security, and accumulating knowledge on Close to-Miss visitors incidents in Alexandria. Register on-line.
American Purple Cross-A number of Alternatives Out there by means of November 2018
The American Pink Cross is in search of your assist in being an Worldwide Providers Emergency Gear Administration Help Volunteer. Register on-line. A Social Media Volunteer can also be wanted. Register on-line.
Coach with Women on the Run-Fall Season-A number of Alternatives Obtainable by means of October 2018
Volunteers wanted to teach with Women on the Run in Alexandria. You’ll lead your group of women in worthwhile classes and teamwork constructing, whereas working as much as operating a 5K on the finish of the season. Register on-line.
DCHS Vacation Sharing Program to Register Households in October 2018
The Division of Group and Human Service is in search of volunteers to help with registering households to obtain presents from the Annual Vacation Sharing Program. Volunteers will enter info from the mum or dad of an eligible household within the want listing database. Spanish audio system are notably inspired to help. Older highschool college students are welcome. Register on-line.
Studying Tutor at Native Elementary Faculty-October 2018-Might 2019
Volunteers wanted through the faculty day, a few times every week to tutor a kindergarten or first grade scholar in studying. Every session shall be 30 to 45 minutes lengthy. Coaching, supplies, and help can be offered. Register on-line.
Area of Her Personal-Ongoing
At Area of Her Personal, preteen women experiment with artwork and uncover distinctive skills with the encouragement of caring mentors. Women are paired with skilled grownup feminine volunteers and have interaction in visible arts and life talent classes to open their phrases to new prospects. Pairs meet in a gaggle setting one night time every week for the preliminary program yr, which culminates in a staff effort to offer every women’ bed room a makeover. Register on-line.
VeloCity Bicycle Cooperative-Study Bike Mechanics to Assist the Group-Ongoing
Practice to turn into a volunteer bicycle mechanic! New volunteers board members needed. Board meets each six weeks and members sometimes contribute 5-10 hours/month. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-Carpenter-through Dec. 31, 2018
We’re in search of a carpenter to construct a construction to arrange backyard instruments, provides, and gear. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-Emergency Preparedness Outreach–A number of Alternatives Obtainable-Ongoing
All in favour of elevating consciousness and educating others the best way to put together for emergencies? We’d like 2-Four volunteers to assist us distribute emergency preparedness supplies at places all through Alexandria. Register on-line.
Volunteer Alexandria-George Washington Parade-Feb. 18, 2019
Be a part of Volunteer Alexandria as we march within the George Washington Parade. Volunteers will stroll within the parade selling Volunteer Alexandria and emergency preparedness, by handing out flyers and carrying a banner and indicators. Register on-line.
Youngsters & Youth Schooling
RESET-Arms-on STEM Educator by means of July 2019
Scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians wanted to steer college students in hands-on STEM actions. STEM background required, apart from Pre-Okay packages and RESET’s Excessive Faculty & Volunteer Scouts packages. Register on-line.
Ronald McDonald Home Charities of Higher Washington DC-Volunteer alternatives by means of April 2019
Volunteers are to assist with many packages. Register on-line.
The Campagna Middle-A number of Alternatives Obtainable via January 2019
The Wright to Learn program supplies volunteer-based one-on-one sustained literacy tutoring and mentoring relationships to Metropolis of Alexandria elementary faculty youngsters who’re studying one yr under grade degree. Help the Constructing Higher Futures program and help with finishing up BBF program actions associated to tutoring and enrichment, in addition to help program employees with different elements of the BBF program (e.g. mother or father schooling, recruitment and retention). Register on-line.
ALIVE! Warehouse Supervisor, Program Chair, Truck Drivers-A number of Alternatives Obtainable
ALIVE! is a group based mostly non-profit devoted to serving to enhance the standard of life for low-income residents in Alexandria, VA via quite a lot of providers. Volunteer alternatives can be found year-round and embrace aiding with: meals distributions on the final Saturday of the month, furnishings and family items deliveries, and household emergency meals deliveries. Register on-line.
Well being & Wellness
Prevention of Blindness Society Look Once more Resale Store Volunteers wanted by means of Dec. 31, 2018
Volunteers wanted to type donations, worth gadgets on the market and supply customer support. Register on-line.
Inova Well being System-Hospital Elder Life Program by means of April 2019
Volunteers wanted to offer therapeutic actions, help with affected person mobilization, help sufferers with meals and feeding by offering encouragement, assist unit employees, and different duties as wanted. Register on-line.
Inova Alexandria Hospital-Religious Help Volunteers-Ongoing
Chaplin volunteers wanted to offer religious and emotional help to sufferers and households. Register on-line.
Senior Providers of Alexandria-A number of Alternatives Obtainable by way of Dec. 31, 2018
Volunteers wanted to buy and ship groceries to seniors who’ve a troublesome time attending to the shop to get meals, assist with the Meals on Wheels Program or go to seniors via the Pleasant Customer Program. Register on-line.
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