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June 5, 2012 Published in Non-Profits


1st Annual Alexandria Food & Wine Festival Event Volunteers, June 23

Carlyle Square, 300 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria,

Be part of the 1st annual Alexandria Food & Wine festival benefiting Carpenter’s Shelter! Volunteers assist with event set–up, check-in & ticket sales, children’s area activities, stagehand and more.

Contact: Stephanie,


24th Annual All Night Drug and Alcohol Free Graduation Celebration for the T.C. Williams Class of 2012 Party Volunteers, June 16,10:30pm – 4:30am
Chinquapin Recreation Center, 3210 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302.
Ever since T.C. Williams High School began this tradition in 1989 there have been no drug or alcohol-related graduation night fatalities.  Volunteers are needed to work in the casino and assist with other activities during the party from 10:30 pm – 4:30 am.  There are two party shifts and an early morning clean up shift. A great way to show your support for the academic achievement and safety of Alexandria’s students. Contact: Cindy Anderson at


Del Ray Music Festival Event Volunteers, June 23, 10am-10pm
2701 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301.
Volunteers needed for the Del Ray Music Festival on June 23 at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center Fields. Local food, local music, local community. Volunteers assemble tents and hay bales, help out the bands or food vendors or coordinate kids events,. Event shifts from8am -10:30pm Join the party!

Contact:  include “I want to volunteer” in the subject line.


National Park Service Dyke Marsh Invasive Plant Removal Volunteers

George Washington Memorial Pkyat Belle Haven/Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve.  One of the closest national wildlife preserves to the City of Alexandria, come out to experience and help support our area's natural ecosystem by reducing the threat of non-native invasive plants and protecting rare species. Project requires physical activity and protective work clothes. Tools and gloves are provided. Great for groups & families! Contact: Christina deMariano, 703-289-2545,


New Hope Housing, Inc — Rock and Stroll Event Volunteer Captain, September (training sessions now)

CameronRunRegionalPark, Alexandria, VA22304. Sep 29, 2012,9am-4pm

Volunteer Captains are needed to train now for the September 29 “Rock and Stroll” event. Captains will supervise volunteers in the areas of greeting, setting up, tearing down, security, children’s activities, or food service.  Attend two training meetings and the event itself on September 29.  Contact: Chris Bramante at 703-799-2293,


Torpedo Factory Art Center Info Desk, Tour Guides and Thursday Volunteers

105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, VA22314.  Want to help visitors to the Torpedo Factory enjoy the experience as much as you do? Volunteer to assist at the Information desk, or as an event volunteers during the Second Thursday Art Night open houses. Contact: Rebecca Lasky, 703-838-4565 x5,


Upper King Street Fresh Farmers MarketVolunteer Assistants and Outreach, Wednesdays

1806 King Street, Alexandria, VA22314.  Do you enjoy Farm Markets? Working with the public and being outside in all types of weather? This is a great opportunity to help a small neighborhood market provide locally-produced healthy foods to the neighborhood. Market runs Wednesdays, May 4-Oct 31, 2012, 3-7pm, near the King St. Metro. Contact: Kathy Murphy 202-354-2072, 703-824-8252,


West End Farmers Market Market Manager & Assistants, Social Media and Videographer Experts, Weekends

4800 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria, VA22304, BenBrenmanPark. 2012 market season volunteers need to be available often during May to November, but not every weekend. Dependable and enthusiastic people-oriented volunteers with an interest in learning more about local & organic foods, and building farm market communities are welcome! Training provided. Contact: Susan Birchler


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