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May 15, 2012 Published in Non-Profits


Alexandria Juvenile Court Receptionist

520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.  Friendly, reliable and patient volunteer receptionists are needed for weekly 4-hour shifts to greet clients, answer phones and provide light clerical support. Must be at least 21, seniors are welcome. No experience necessary - training includes full overview of phone system, community programs & services, and effective customer service strategies. Office hours 8am-4pm. Contact: Linda O'Dell - 703-201-6148


Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture — Farm Educator & Garden Volunteers
9000 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309.  Assist with educational programming, maintaining the kid’s interactive Groundhog Garden or with the community Family Fun Day on June 16.
Contact: Liz Whitehurst,, 847-989-2347,


Arts Are For All Ages Event Volunteers, May 26

The Fountains at Washington House, 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22311

Volunteers needed for upcoming End-of-Season Performance and Recognition Fundraising event held at Alexandria’s Fountains at Washington House. The Arts Are For All Ages group uses talented young musicians to help bridge the gap between generations through performances at area retirement homes and assisted living facilities. Volunteers assist by sitting at tables and serving light refreshments. The organization is also currently conducting a Board Search for additional board members.  Contact: Vanessa Pearce, 703 678 6687,


Exceptional Gifts Activity and Outing Volunteers

Bashford Lane # B1, Alexandria, VA, 22314.

Accompany special needs children on activities and outings around the DC area.  Contact: Meredith Cole, 571-249-0002,


Joint Council on International Children's Services  2012 Web Design & Analytics Intern
117 South Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.  Gain practical experience using social media at a coalition-based nonprofit organization. Intern position is ideal for a volunteer with Photoshop and Publisher skills interested in expanding web design and development skills. 10-20 hrs per week. Contact: Rebecca Harris,, 703-535-8045,


KaBOOM! Playground Building Teams & Planners
Ruby Tucker Family Center at 322 Tancil St, Alexandria 22314. Help plan the construction of a playground in Old Town Alexandria to serve low-income residents and individuals with disabilities. Great for groups looking for a hands-on project with immediate impact or for those with an interest in event planning and coordination.  Contact: Jason Ellis, 703-535-3175, or Volunteer Alexandria’s Donna Walker James, 703-836-2176,


Liberty's Promise Job Skills Workshop Volunteers
1010 Pendleton Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Adult professionals needed for three-hour long job skills workshops, in which volunteers work directly with youth participants to develop resumes and cover letters to send to pre-selected host organizations as part of internship program for low-income, documented immigrant youth. Contact: Pamela Daley,


Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) — Family Advocacy and Community Involvement 

Minnie Howard campus, 3801 W Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22301 Join the upcoming class to improve your child's life and become a Parent Leader and an active part of the community.

Contact: Fay Slotnick, 703-739-0233,


Ruby Tucker Family Center Sign Language Interpreter and Kids Art Instructors

322 Tancil Ct, Alexandria 22314. The center is seeking a volunteer proficient in American Sign language who can provide interpretation services to hearing and speech impaired individuals. Art Instructors will work with grades 3-12 students on afterschool activities at the Ruby Tucker Family Center.  Contact: Jason Ellis, 703-535-3175 or 703-549-7115,

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