Arlington and Alexandria VA volunteer opportunities

Norma Skeete
Published on October 31, 2016

Arlington and Alexandria VA volunteer opportunities


This page represents volunteer positions I ran across in Arlington and Alexandria Virginia for the month of October 2016. This is a great opportunity to serve during the holidays.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers volunteer opportunities. Training is in December and January to help taxpayers from Feb. 1 to April 18. For information, go to; to apply, visit

American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program seeks volunteer drivers to provide transportation to cancer patients. Schedules are flexible. 804-527-3719, [email protected] or

Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants. 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Haley Park; 2-4 p.m. second Saturdays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; 2-4 p.m. third Saturdays-Sundays, Madison Manor Park; 2-4:30 p.m. third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Sundays, Fort Bennett Park. Information: To register, call 703-228-1862.

Arlington Neighborhood Village has volunteer opportunities to help the elderly.

Fairlington United Methodist Church needs volunteers to bag potatoes for distribution to food banks and homeless shelters on Sunday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the auxiliary parking lot, 3900 King St., Alexandria. 703-671-8557 or [email protected].

Travelers Aid needs volunteers to help travelers at Reagan National Airport. Must be able to work evenings and weekends and commit to six months. Parking provided. 703-417-3975, [email protected] or

Virginia Hospital Center Auxiliary in Arlington County offers opportunities to help on information desks, in the surgical center and in gift shops. 703-558-6401.

Wildlife Rescue League needs hotline volunteers, transporters and wildlife rehabilitators. Training provided. 703-391-8625 or [email protected].

Volunteer Alexandria: Call the numbers below or contact Volunteer Alexandria at 703-836-2176, [email protected] or for information on the following opportunities:

Alexandrians Involved Ecumenically seeks a van driver to pick up and deliver donated furniture.

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