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Alexandria and Arlington volunteer opportunities

Arlington County Civic Leadership Program seeks recruits for the Neighborhood College program from April 24 to May 23. Applications are due March 4., or 703-575-8152.

Benjamin Banneker Park Cleanup seeks volunteers to join members of Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and Arlington Remove Invasive Plants Volunteer Program to remove invasive plants from 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 23. To register, visit

Fenwick Foundation needs a volunteer to help plan and schedule program-related events and activities in the metropolitan area. 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 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 To schedule a pickup of donations,

ReSET needs volunteers to lead children in science and math experiments. Information session is March 6., or 703-250-0236.

Travelers Aid seeks volunteers to staff airport information desks and provide travel and tourist information. Must commit to six months. Training and parking provided. 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, or for information on the following opportunities:

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra needs house volunteers for concerts and events. or 703-548-0885.

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium needs tutors for students in kindergarten and first grade in Alexandria public schools. or 703-549-6670, Ext. 119.

Child & Family Network Centers needs a classroom volunteer from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. or 703-836-0214, Ext. 238.

George Washington Birthday needs volunteers for the 10K Race and Revolutionary War Reenactment on Sunday and the parade on Monday. To register, visit

Islamic Relief USA needs a data entry volunteer. or 703-370-7202.

Senior Services of Alexandria needs volunteers for the Friendly Visitor Program., or 703-836-4414, Ext. 13.

Senior Services of Alexandria Meals on Wheels needs delivery volunteers and teams. Must commit to two hours a month. or 703-836-4414.

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.

Volunteer Alexandria needs community-service-day coordinators and fundraisers for Spring for Alexandria, on May 3.

Volunteer Arlington: Call the numbers listed below, or contact Volunteer Arlington by calling 703-228-1760 or visiting for information about the following opportunities:

Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless seeks child-care volunteers from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, through March 9. 703-525-7177, Ext. 23.

Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation needs volunteers to clean up the Four Mile Run stream with Arlington County Rangers, from 9 a.m.-noon March 9. To register, visit 703-525-0168.

Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation needs elementary summer camp assistants. 703-228-4730.

Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court needs front desk administrators. 703-228-4025.

Arlington Public Library system seeks digital media specialists at the Central Library and a storyboard creator at Columbia Pike Branch Library. 703-228-7688.

Jane Franklin Dance seeks teenage dance performers (age 12 and older) for a kids show. 703-933-1111.

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service seeks volunteers for the Kids Marketplace and Reality Store at Wakefield High School. 703-228-6417.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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