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Sponsor: Arlington Public Library | Location: Arlington, VA 22202 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
Aurora Hills Library is currently looking for circulation support help on Saturday mornings. more
Sponsor: Arlington Public Library | Location: Arlington, VA 22202 Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
Aurora Hills Library is currently looking for help working on our Friends of the Library Book Sale. Members of the public donate books and other items to the library which we in turn sell as fundraising for the library. All proceeds from the book sale help fund various library programs and initiatives. more
Sponsor: Arlington Public Library | Location: Arlington, VA 22206 Arlington County Government Opportunities
Location: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206 Responsibilities: -Move chairs and tables. -Make and serve popcorn. -Operate dvd player and projector. Types of volunteers: teens (13-17) Time commitment: -Days: one Saturday a month (Jan. 31, Feb. 21, March 14, April 25, May 16) -Times: 2:30-5p.m. -Preferred commitment: at least once a month for at least 4 months, longer more
Teens ages 13-17 years old stay at the Emergency Shelter for Teenagers for three weeks while they sort through a family crisis. During their stay the teens participate in individual, group and family counseling and get free time to relax. They also attend their own schools. The Shelter houses up to 8 teenagers at a time. The Shelter is located on Gallows Road in Vienna, near the DMV and Tyson's Corner more
Sponsor: Communities In Schools Of Northern Virginia | Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities Group Opportunities Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of nontraditional students looking to obtain their high school diploma? Communities In Schools of Northern Virginia is seeking academic tutors at one of its high school sites to aide students in their English, reading, science or math skills. The individual must be able to commit to volunteering for 2-10 hours per week on site between the hours of 8 a. more
Sponsor: Arlington Partnership For Affordable Housing | Location: Arlington VA, VA 22204 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
APAH's Resident Services offers educational programs to the low income adults at our various properties. In order to allow adults to attend these programs we offer a meal and child care, to make it easier for parents to attend our programs. Providing child care not only allows the parents to benefit from our programs, it also allows the children at our properties to get to know each other and make fri more
Sponsor: Arlington Partnership For Affordable Housing | Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Family Friendly Opportunities
APAH's Resident Services offers educational and beneficial programs to the low income adults at various properties. In order to allow adults to attend these programs we offer a meal and child care, to make it easier for parents to attend our programs. Providing child care not only allows the parents to benefit from our programs, it also allows the children at our properties to get to know each other an more
Sponsor: Randolph Elementary, Arlington Public Schools | Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Group Opportunities Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
Reading Volunteers at Randolph E. S. Would you be interested and able to help a first grader who is struggling with reading? The Book Buddies Program at Randolph E. S. is in need of several community volunteers who can give approximately 1.5 hours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to tutor one student for 45 minutes. Training and lesson plans will be provided by the Book Buddy Coordinator. Please more
Sponsor: Community Outreach Program, Arlington County DHS | Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
Become a part of someone else's journey to becoming a U.S. citizen! Helping immigrants become naturalized U.S. citizens is a chance to truly give a person many new opportunities. Instructors build relationships with people from all over the world, teach them the necessary information to pass the citizenship exam, and watch them progress toward U.S. citizenship. This opportunity not only helps those see more
Sponsor: Department Of Parks & Recreation | Location: Arlington, VA 22207 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities Group Opportunities Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
The FitArlington Healthy Community Action Team needs volunteers to assist with a web site which will help people find the nearest playground & what features the playground offers. 15 volunteers are needed to visit playgrounds (grouped by geographic area). At each playground, the volunteer will take photos and complete a checklist noting the available features at each site. The volunteer will enter da more
Fallen trees and branches at Claude Moore Colonial Farm are both an asset and a potential problem. Firewood, kindling, fence rails, safety and sustainable forestry all come into play and we need your help. Youth and families can help remove deadfall from path, road and field perimeters, helping to supply the 18th Century Colonial Farm with kindling, firewood and brush fences, while removing potential more
Sponsor: Wesley Housing Development Corporation | Location: Arlington, VA 22203 Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
Wesley Housing's After-School Program is designed to provide a safe and structured environment for children in 1st - 6th grades at its Community Resource Centers (CRC). Heavy emphasis is directed toward academic improvement and social skills development, both of which are identified areas of weakness for at-risk children. We need patient and creative volunteers to work one-on-one to assist children in more
Volunteers are needed to help the Farm get ready to open for the new season, and activities could include clearing trash and fallen branches from the paths, moving and stacking firewood, raking, building brush fences, hoeing up gardens, cleaning animal areas, etc.. As with all outdoor work, it's a good idea to dress for the weather, bring work gloves and a water bottle and be prepared to get dirty. Vol more
Sponsor: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind - DC | Location: Washington, DC 20006 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
Adult volunteers in the one-on-one program are matched with adults who are blind or visually impaired to assist with daily activities such as reading mail, grocery shopping, or running errands. This can take place in DC, MD, and VA. more
Volunteers are requested who have an interest in history, acting, re-enacting and/or education, to dress in period clothing and portray citizens of the Virginia Colony in 1771 at our 18th Century Market Fairs. Training will be provided, and extra training is available if you would also like to volunteer on the 18th century farm. Ability to play period appropriate instruments, or familiarity with 18th C more
Volunteers are needed to teach 18th century skills to school age children on Thursday Mornings from 10 am - 12 noon. Carding & spinning wool, candle dipping, corn pounding, clothes washing and the use of period toys & games are the most common activities. Select Thursdays, Apr. 23 - Nov. 12. Instructors do not need to be available for every FS date, contact Jackie for scheduling. more
Volunteers are needed to close down stalls, pack & move goods & equipment and clean up the market fair area from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come early get free admission to enjoy the fair. The Fair is a museum event, not a commercial craft show, and all proceeds from museum run booths support the Farm's educational mission. more
Volunteers are needed to close down stalls, pack and move goods and equipment and clean up the market fair area after our spring fair. Come early and get free admission to enjoy the fair. The Fair is a museum event, not a commercial craft show, and all proceeds from museum run booths support the Farm's educational mission. more
Volunteers are needed to help prepare fair grounds for the Autumn 18th Century Colonial Market Fair. Volunteers will sweep and brush out booths, rake event areas, move and clean benches and tables, move sales and display goods, help set up and decorate stands. Volunteers will be needed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. The Fair is a museum event, not a commercial craft show, and all proceeds more
Volunteers are needed to close down stalls, pack and move goods and equipment and clean up the market fair area from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Early volunteers will receive free admission to enjoy the fair. The Fair is a museum event, not a commercial craft show, and all proceeds from museum run booths support the Farm's educational mission. more
Volunteers are needed to help prepare fair grounds for the 18th Century Colonial Market Fair. Volunteers will sweep and brush out booths, rake event areas, move and clean benches and tables, move sales and display goods, help set up and decorate stands. Volunteers will be needed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. The Fair is a museum event, not a commercial craft show, and all proceeds from more
Volunteers are needed to help prepare the fair grounds for the Spring 18th Century Colonial Market Fair. Volunteers will sweep and brush out booths, rake event areas, move and clean benches and tables, move sales and display goods, help set up and decorate stands. Volunteers will be needed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. The Fair is a museum event, not a commercial craft show, and all procee more
Through this program, children between the ages of 10 and 17 who would like to volunteer in costume and have a special interest in history can find out what life on a Colonial Farm is really like. Applicants must be self motivated and willing to do physical labor in a variety of weather. If accepted into the program, youth volunteers will be able to portray our colonial farm family's children for our v more
Sponsor: Northern Virginia Family Service | Location: Falls Church, VA 22042 Weekday Opportunities
Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) needs volunteers on an on-call basis to translate for clients in our Multicultural Center in Falls Church. Volunteers provide interpretation during client appointments with staff in person and/or by telephone. more
Sponsor: RAINN | Location: Washington, DC 20005 Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) voted One of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth Magazine & "One of the Top 10 Best Charities in 2006" by Marie Claire Magazine has openings for volunteers to provide service to visitors on the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline. The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline is the first secure web-based hotline providing live and anonymous support t more
Sponsor: Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program | Location: Fairfax, VA 22035 Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
Help residents of nursing and assisted living facilities in Arlington advocate for their rights, resolve conflicts and improve their quality of life! The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program seeks ombudsman volunteers to commit four hours a week for one year. Volunteers set their own schedules and receive training and support. Visits usually occur between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays. Ap more
Sponsor: Jane Franklin Dance | Location: Arlington, VA 22206 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
Help with dance camps for young children during 2015 Spring Break (Mar 30 - Apr 3 and Apr 6 - 10) and Summer (July 13 – Aug 14). Volunteer for one week or assist with more than one camp. This is a great way to reach community service hour requirements, get in touch with innovative dance, and have a great time with fun and focused people. You will receive a letter of recommendation and certificate of more
Sponsor: Horton's Kids | Location: Washington, DC 20002 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
Horton's Kids is seeking a tech savvy volunteer with experience in WordPress to help make some much needed upgrades to our website (www.hortonskids.org). We estimate that it should take no more than 5 hours of your time total over a period of the next month or so, however we'd also welcome assistance from an individual who might be willing to offer additional on-going help on a periodic basis. more
Sponsor: Calvary Women's Services | Location: Washington, DC 20020 Group Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Family Friendly Opportunities
Meal volunteers prepare a nutritious meal at home, bring it to Calvary's housing program, and serve it to the residents. This is the perfect opportunity for families and small groups of up to 15, allowing volunteers the opportunity to get to know our residents. Volunteers may provide a meal once a month served at one of our two dinner times, 6:00 and 7:00pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, or at our o more
Sponsor: Calvary Women's Services | Location: Washington, DC 20020
One night out of your bed will help homeless individuals sleep a safe and sound night! Help us by becoming an overnight volunteer. Overnight Volunteers supervise our programs overnight, making our residents feel safe and secure while developing a great rapport with the ladies at Calvary. This volunteer position is ideal for a flexible individual looking to serve in an essential role. The overnight more
Sponsor: Calvary Women's Services | Location: Washington, DC 20020 50+ Opportunities
Life skills volunteers provide time and expertise to Calvary clients by leading one of the daily life skills classes. Volunteers work with Calvary staff to plan and lead one-hour classes on a variety of topics, such as nutrition, women’s health, financial literacy, art, and communication skills. Volunteers are encouraged to build on their own experiences to lead the classes, but ample resources are ava more
Sponsor: Literacy Council of Northern Virginia | Location: Falls Church, VA 22042 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
ESOL tutors teach adults how to speak, understand, read, and write English, placing an emphasis on the day-to-day skills needed to survive in a new culture. Although orientation and training for this opportunity takes place at our headquarters in Falls Church, you will tutor your adult student in a public place that is convenient for both of you. Tutors and students agree to meet once or twice per week more
Sponsor: Literacy Council of Northern Virginia | Location: Falls Church, VA 22042 50+ Opportunities
ESOL teachers and class aides help adult students learn to speak, read, write, and understand English. Our curriculum provides English instruction in the context of American culture and life skills. The program strive to create a sense of community within the classroom, where students of diverse backgrounds work together in a supportive learning environment. Classes are taught twice a week for two hour more
Sponsor: Literacy Council of Northern Virginia | Location: Falls Church, VA 22042 Weekday Opportunities 50+ Opportunities
The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia will host an open orientation event on Wednesday February 4th at the James Lee Community Center at 2855 Annandale Road in Falls Church to inform prospective volunteers and supporters about available opportunities. LCNV recruits and trains volunteer tutors, classroom teachers, class aides, and student assessment specialists to work with adult learners who need h more
The Refugee and Immigrant Services (RIS) program of LSS/NCA needs strong bodies to help us with setting up homes for newly arrived refugees. This is a great opportunity to show off your big heart and your big muscles at the same time! Volunteers meet at Falls Church Office, and commit to only Mondays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM shift. OR Volunteer must meet at Falls Church more
Sponsor: Arlington Public Library | Location: Arlington, VA 22205 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
Guitars in Libraries is a program created by the Guitar and Accessories Marketing Association (GAMA). The goal is to provide basic guitar instruction (for example, chords that can be put together to play simple, recognizable songs) to teens using the library’s six electric guitar kits. The kits include guitar picks, cables, KORG Personal Multi Effect Processors, and headphones. more
Each time a refugee arrives to the US, they come with little more than the clothes on their back. Items we often take for granted, like a bed and a dining room table become wonderful gifts and blessings to others. We need your help preparing to provide homes for these families. We are looking for team of muscle movers to help us organize our donations bank that stores housing furniture for newly arri more
We need volunteers who are interested in mentoring for our refugee families. The volunteer would help clients with their homework. He/she would also serve as a friend to the family. the volunteer will go and visit with the clients, assess their needs, address any questions they may have. The volunteer will help our clients with obstacles keeping them from becoming self-sufficient. They will also be h more
Sponsor: Arlington Police Department | Location: Arlington, VA 22201 Community Volunteer Network Opportunities 50+ Opportunities Arlington County Government Opportunities
The Auxiliary Police Unit offers a unique opportunity for you to serve your community. The Auxiliary Police support full time officers by patrolling roads, parks and trails as well as providing crowd control at special events. They promote bike safety and conduct child safety seat inspections. They handle accidents and other traffic related incidents. It is an exciting opportunity to learn new skill more
Sponsor: RAINN | Location: Washington, DC 20005
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) has internship openings for students interested in strengthening and using skills related to direct social services and crisis intervention. Online hotline interns provide support to visitors on the National Sexual Assault Hotline at online.rainn.org. The Online Hotline provides live, secure, anonymous, instant message-style crisis support to people who pre more

 

 


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