Arlington Commission on Long-Term Care Residences needs advocates. www.arlingtonva.us/aging. email@example.com or 703-228-1700.
Travelers Aid seeks volunteers to staff airport information desks and provide tourism information. Must commit to six months. Training, parking provided. travelersaiddca@
mwaa.com or 703-417-3975.
Velocity Bicycle Cooperative seeks volunteers to refurbish donated bicycles and organize charity events. Training provided. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-863-4464.
Virginia Hospital Center Auxiliary in Arlington County offers opportunities to help on information desks, the surgical center and in gift shops. 703-558-6401.
Volunteer Alexandria: Call the numbers below or contact Volunteer Alexandria at 703-836-2176, email@example.com or www.volunteeralexandria.org for information on the following opportunities:
Alexandria Boating Festival seeks helpers with event planning. www.alexandriaboatingfestival.org. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee-Fendall House Museum seeks visitor services and museum shop volunteers. email@example.com or 703-548-1789.
The Lyceum needs volunteers for visitor services and the museum shop. 703-746-4994.
Mental Health Anti-Stigma HOPE Campaign of the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria Committee seeks members. The committee meets at 4 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month. firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Organization for Victim Assistance seeks advocate certification volunteers. LizHariton@trynova.org or 703-535-6682.
New Hope Housing needs a volunteer to help shelter residents develop résumés. email@example.com.
The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria needs help for a scholarship fund of T.C. Williams High School. Volunteers read student applications from 8 a.m.-noon March 8. To sign up, visit www.signupgenius.com or call 703-824-6730.
Senior Services of Alexandria needs volunteers to visit seniors for an hour, once a week. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-836-4414, Ext. 13.
Senior Services of Alexandria Meals on Wheels seeks delivery volunteers and teams. email@example.com or 703-836-4414, Ext. 12.
Sexual Assault Center seeks hotline volunteers. To apply, visit www.alexandriava.gov. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-746-3127.
Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) needs court-appointed special advocates. 703-820-9001. The following programs need volunteers: the parenting fact sheet and April child abuse prevention campaign, email@example.com; and the Croquet Day committee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time Entrepreneurship Foundation needs a volunteer operations manager.
Volunteer Alexandria seeks walkers of all ages to march in the St. Patrick’s Parade, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 1. Register at
Volunteer Alexandria seeks individuals for the volunteer reception centers. Orientation is 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 5 at Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. email@example.com or 703-836-2176.
Wright To Read needs literacy tutors/mentors for elementary students. Must attend orientation and training sessions and pass a criminal background screening. www.wrighttoread.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Arlington: Call the numbers listed below, or contact Volunteer Arlington by calling 703-228-1760 or visit www.arlingtonva.us/volunteer for information about the following opportunities:
Arlington Historical Society seeks volunteers for the annual banquet committee. 703-534-3577.
Arlington House, National Park Service seeks visitor services interpreters. 703-235-1530.
Arlington Public Library system needs a welcome desk staffer at the central library and presenters for an adult program series at the Columbia Pike Branch library. To apply, go to http://lib.arlingtonva.us. 703-228-7688.
Arlingtonians For a Clean Environment join ACE and RiP Volunteer Program for Tuckahoe Park cleanup, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. 703-228-6427.
Bikes For The World needs help to load containers of bicycles for Africa and Central America. Volunteers are needed to prepare bikes for shipping. E-CARE bike donation assistants are also needed for Arlington County’s recycling event April 19. 703-740-7856.
Doorways For Women and Families offers volunteer opportunities including positions in the administrative office, overnight shelter coverage and the domestic violence safehouse. 703-504-9284.
Edu-Futuro needs scholarship and speech competition judges, a career panelist for a youth leadership program and mentors. 703-228-2560.
Greenbrier Learning Center offers volunteer opportunities including Buddy Night volunteers and after-school assistants for the Learning Rocks program. 571-297-5894.
Habitat For Humanity of Northern Virginia needs community ambassadors. 703-521-9890, Ext. 115.
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia needs tutors for the Basic Literacy Tutoring Program and the ESOL Tutoring Program. 703-237-0866.
Meals on Wheels Arlington seeks meal deliverers to the homebound. 703-300-6885.
Northern Virginia Family Service needs a moving crew, 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 28. 571-748-2536. Bilingual (Spanish/English) mentors for senior citizens are also needed. 571-858-9284.
Opera Nova needs grant writers. 571-344-9831.
Race for the Cure Brain Tumors seeks volunteers for the Race for Hope DC, a 5K Walk/Run on May 4. 703-578-9510.
RSVP Northern Virginia will hold orientations. They are 2 p.m. Thursday and March 18, Charles E. Beatley Central Library; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Arlington Central Library. www.volunteerfairfax.org. 703-403-5360.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus
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