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May 22, 2012 Published in Non-Profits


20th Annual Armenian Festival Event Volunteers, June 2, 1-6

Market Square - 301 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314.  The festival is looking for 6- 8 able hands to help during the festival. Enjoy the day and lend a hand to one of our area’s longstanding community cultural events!

Contact: Dean Shahinian - 202-224-0312


The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities — Youth Coaches

Volunteer to coach youth baseball, softball, field hockey, swimming, track & field, Rugby, summer basketball and football.  Background check required.  Contact: Sports Office at 703.746.5402 or e-mail or


Alexandria Domestic Violence Program — Shelter Supervisors
Program office: 421 King Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314.  Provide crisis intervention, counseling, and advocacy to domestic violence survivors over the phone and in the safe house shelter. Contact: Jennifer Clayton, 703-746-4911, 


Alexandria Food & Wine Festival Event Volunteers, June 23

Carlyle Square, 300 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Benefitting Carpenter’s Shelter, volunteers can assist with event set–up, check-in & ticket sales, children’s area activities, stagehand and more. Contact: Stephanie,


Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Reader & Friendly Visitor Volunteer in Alexandria

1825 K Street, NW, Suite 1103, Washington, DC 20006. An Alexandria area volunteer is needed to work with a local visually impaired adult to assist with reading and interaction, running errands or shopping at mutually arranged weekly or monthly times. Contact: Jocelyn Hunter at 202-454-6422 or


Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Tourguides, training class June 2
134 N. Royal Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Gadsby’s depends on volunteers to provide an educational and memorable experience of the museum for the thousands of visitors who come for tours every year!  Tour guide training class from 9-Noon covers all of the basics of giving museum.  No experience is necessary, just a love of history! Great for high school and college students. Pre-registration requested—apply through our website, or by email,


SCAN Help Design Workshop Fliers!

1705 Fern St., 2nd Floor, Alexandria VA 22302. Create fliers for SCAN’s parent education workshops held throughout Northern VA– creativity is encouraged and after application and interview, work can be done from home.  Contact: Sam Poyta: 703-820-9001,


Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum Tourguides, training class June 2

105-107 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.  Do you love history, historic buildings, or have a background in science or medicine? The Apothecary museum is looking for you to give tours of their historic pharmacy! A tour guide training class will be held June 2, 9am-noon. Pre-registration requested—apply through our website,, or by email,


United Way of the National Capital Area – Community Impact Volunteer Grant Reviewer for Alexandria

Alexandria, VA 22314. A volunteer with experience in the areas of grants, development   budget analysis or similar, and 5 years of demonstrated community involvement will be a great fit for this role! United Way seeks to identify a diverse group of grant reviewers to make objective recommendations about funding priorities in designated community impact areas to ensure that dollars raised are reinvested in our communities to help those with the greatest need. Contact: Rhonda Small, (202) 488-2054,


Volunteer Alexandria — Arts & Crafts Event Volunteers, June 16 & 17

123 N. Alfred Street, Alexandria VA 22314. Sign up to help at Volunteer Alexandria’s Arts & Crafts Festival and Volunteer Fair – distribute emergency preparedness information, help artists unload and find their booths, assist at info or sales table, make sure artists and musicians have everything they need! Event benefits Volunteer Alexandria and local nonprofits. Contact: Susan,

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