How to volunteer at Washington area airports
All three Washington area airports provide volunteer opportunities at their information desks. Candidates should have a fondness for airports and a knack with travel-related questions, concerns and conundrums. Orientation is required; perks include free parking and discounts at on-site concessions.
Reagan National and Washington Dulles
Travelers Aid (202-546-1127, http:/
With Pathfinders, nearly 180 volunteers staff customer service desks throughout the airport. The program is at capacity but may resume taking on new volunteers next summer. A commitment of four hours per week is suggested. Info: 410-859-7826, http:/