This page represents volunteer positions I ran across in Arlington and Alexandria Virginia for the month of October 2016. This is a great opportunity to serve during the holidays.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers volunteer opportunities. Training is in December and January to help taxpayers from Feb. 1 to April 18. For information, go to http://aarp.org; to apply, visit http://secure.aarp.org.
Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants. 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Haley Park; 2-4 p.m. second Saturdays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; 2-4 p.m. third Saturdays-Sundays, Madison Manor Park; 2-4:30 p.m. third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Sundays, Fort Bennett Park. Information: http://environment.arlingtonva.us. To register, call 703-228-1862.
Arlington Neighborhood Village has volunteer opportunities to help the elderly. http://arlnvil.org.
Fairlington United Methodist Church needs volunteers to bag potatoes for distribution to food banks and homeless shelters on Sunday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the auxiliary parking lot, 3900 King St., Alexandria. 703-671-8557 or [email protected].
Travelers Aid needs volunteers to help travelers at Reagan National Airport. Must be able to work evenings and weekends and commit to six months. Parking provided. 703-417-3975, [email protected] or http://travelersaiddca.com.
Virginia Hospital Center Auxiliary in Arlington County offers opportunities to help on information desks, in the surgical center and in gift shops. 703-558-6401.
Wildlife Rescue League needs hotline volunteers, transporters and wildlife rehabilitators. Training provided. 703-391-8625 or [email protected].
Alexandrians Involved Ecumenically seeks a van driver to pick up and deliver donated furniture. http://handsonconnect.volunteeralexandria.org.