The Shepherd’s Center has a vision: A World Without Loneliness. To achieve that vision, they work hard to ensure that as members of the community age, they do so with dignity and experience a high quality of life. Services include health advocacy, decluttering advice, food pick-up and delivery, and friendly callers and visitors, including to
SNAP/EBT Coordinators for Annandale Farmers Market: Volunteer at the Annandale Farmers Market this year to help community members who receive SNAP/EBT benefits be able to shop for fresh foods. This part-time volunteer position requires a minimum of 5 hours of work every other week on Thursdays,, 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Workforce Development Program Professional
After a major disaster or public health crisis, the City of Alexandria Emergency Operation Center (EOC) will call upon Volunteer Alexandria to stand up a Volunteer Reception Center. Upon notification, Volunteer Alexandria will activate staff and volunteer support to prepare the VRC for operation and volunteers will be dispatched to their assigned sites. In an
The Park Authority’s award-winning Adapted Aquatics Program is an individualized swimming and water activity program for adults and children with physical and developmental disabilities. Program offerings include learn-to-swim classes, aquatic exercise classes, and training for Special Olympics and Paralympic Swim team competition. These swim classes are for individuals who have developmental disabilities (such as intellectual
SERVE-a-thon is a service event where people come together to complete service projects for nonprofits across the City. From building vegetable gardens to alleviate food insecurity, to sorting food at a food bank, to landscaping a shelter, every hour contributed on this day improves the lives of Alexandrians. While the mask mandate has been lifted
Breaks with Impact (BWI) is a program for youth is focused on community engagement. Students (grades 6-12)engage in a variety of service learning projects across the City of Alexandria, involving food insecurity, emergency preparedness, and environmental reclamation. Students do service activities, learn about how non-profits and public agencies serves residents in their city, and explore careers.
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is proud to advertise openings for volunteer ushers for the 2022 Filene Center season. From late-May to late-September, Wolf Trap welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to approximately 80 performances. The performances vary from rock to jazz to pop to country to classical, ballet and opera. The