Alexandria and Arlington volunteer opportunities
Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation needs volunteers to remove invasive plants. For ages 9 and older; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a reusable water bottle. 703-228-1862.
→Gulf Branch Nature Center, 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday.
→Long Branch Nature Center, 2-5 p.m., Feb. 17.
Fenwick Foundation needs a volunteer to help plan and schedule program-related events and activities in the metropolitan area. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-740-0777.
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia’s Learning Centers Program seeks an ESOL teacher in Alexandria. 703-237-0866.
Mount Vernon Community School PTA seeks donations for the Mount Vernon Big Flea fundraiser on May 4. Drop off donations and shop from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 23, and Saturdays in March and April, at the storefront space of 3815 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. For a donation guide, visit http://mvbigflea.wordpress.com. To schedule a pickup of donations, email@example.com.
Travelers Aid seeks volunteers to staff airport information desks and provide travel and tourist information. Must commit to six months. Training and parking provided. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-417-3975.
Virginia Hospital Center needs volunteers to assist patients and visitors and help in the nonprofit gift shops. 703-558-6401.
Volunteer Alexandria: Call the numbers listed below or contact Volunteer Alexandria at 703-836-2176, email@example.com or www.volunteeralexandria.org for information on the following opportunities:
Alexandria Symphony Orchestra needs house volunteers for concerts and events. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-548-0885.
Alexandria Tutoring Consortium needs tutors for kindergarteners and first-grade students in Alexandria public schools. email@example.com or 703-549-6670, Ext. 119.
Community Lodgings needs tutors for at-risk middle and high school students from 4:30–6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. To apply online, visit www.communitylodgings.org, or call 703-739-5856.
Child & Family Network Centers needs a classroom volunteer from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-836-0214, Ext. 238.
T.C. Williams International Network needs tutors to help students during classes (8:35 a.m.-3:15 p.m.) Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Must be 21 or older. A background check is required. email@example.com.
Volunteer Alexandria needs community-service-day coordinators and fundraisers for Spring for Alexandria, on May 3. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Arlington: Call the numbers listed below, or contact Volunteer Arlington by calling 703-228-1760 or visiting www.arlingtonva.us/volunteer for information about the following opportunities:
Arlington County Department of Human Services Medical Reserve Corps offers a two-hour training for volunteers on topics including mass medication dispensing, emergency preparedness, epidemiology and more. For information, visit www.arlingtonva.us, https://volunteer.truist.com or 703-228-4986.
Arlington Free Clinic seeks interpreters for Mongolian and Spanish. 703-979-1425, Ext. 125.
Arlington Public Library system seeks an Arabic conversation group leader at Central Library on Sunday afternoons; computer lab coach for job seekers at Columbia Pike Branch Library; and volunteers to track and move books to other libraries at Shirlington Branch Library. 703-228-7688.
Doorways For Women And Families seeks volunteers to work with children; overnight coverage; help with the homeless; a domestic violence safe-house volunteer and an administrative office volunteer. 703-504-9284.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus
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