Latest opportunities to help out
The 6th Annual Phoenix Bikes Arlington Fun Ride is coming up on October 1 and they need help for the ride and the family fitness festival that is part of the event!
HOG Pull, Sat., September 3, 9-11 AM Haley Park [Haley Park, Oakridge Elementary School, Gunston Middle School Invasive Plant Pull] Meet at Haley Park, 2400 S. Meade St., Arlington, VA 22202
Bring: Appropriate clothing, including good footwear
Some parts of the area are steep and contain poison ivy.
Tools - weeders, clippers, whackers, small saws
Drinking water Insect repellant We will provide extra gloves and tools. This is a continuing project on the first Saturday of each month to reclaim the natural area between Haley Park, Oakridge Elementary School and Gunston Middle School from invasive plants. This is a RiP and ARMN approved project.
9/1/16 National Youth Congress - County agencies besides Parks and Recreation. Required Program Orientation: September 27, 2016 Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2016
- Shape the Future
- Develop Job Skills
- Be a Leader
Selected participants must attend the training retreat to be a part of the program: October 24, 2015
The Edge 9100 Freedom Center Blvd. Manassas, VA 20110
There is a $25 meal fee for the cost of food during the retreat.
Transportation provided from & returning to:
Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 S. 2nd St Arlington VA, 22204 Candidates must review the application package online: https://parks.arlingtonva.us/events/national-youth-congress-orientation/
Kevin Clements, Office for Teenagers Program Manager
Volunteer at ican bike camp
Help change the life of a child! Volunteer for ican bike camp and assist a child with a disability as they learn how to ride a bicycle. Aug 1–5 at Kenmore Middle School. All you need is enthusiasm and the ability to walk/jog alongside a child for 70 minutes. Volunteers can choose a time slot (8:30 am – 3:35 pm) as long as you can commit to the same time each day for all five days of the camp. Questions? Call Hadyn Kihm in the DPR Volunteer Office at 703-228-4724.
http://www.afac.org/volunteer/how-to-volunteer/teen-volunteers/summer-teen-program/ 9:30am to 12:30 each weekday during the summer, teens age 14+ volunteer in Arlington Food Assistance Center’s warehouse and office. 1 or 2 mornings per week, any week during the summer you can!
Summer Teen Program application form
Come, have fun, and make fun for children and their dads at I'm With Dad Day. Rain or shine and at Walter Reed Community Center- 2909 16th Street South Arlington, VA. For more information call: 703-228-1547 Date: 06/11/2016 (Sat.)
http://www.olddominionca.org/ Old Dominion Neighborhood Day needs volunteers!
May 14th, from 9am- 1pm at St. Mark's 2425 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207, the Annual ODCA Neighborhood Day and Market. There will be vendors, fire truck and bike safety demonstrations, Alex's lemonade stand, information from the board about Arlington County improvements, music, Korean entertainment and more. Activities for children needs a number of teens help with face painting, crafts or other small games. Contact Erin Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fairlington Farmers' Market @Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford St, Arlington) Sun., 9am-1 pm May 1-Nov 22 email@example.com or
http://www.fairlingtonfarmersmarket.org - Get Involved
9/26/15: Volunteer for Pacers! Races require a big effort to be sure we can offer a great experience to all the participants. We can always use some help! Fill out the form below if you are interested. If you are part of a group of 10 or more looking to volunteer, please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. runpacers.wufoo.com/forms/z1bnd80e1eqjarf/
7/15/15: APAH is running it's Annual Backpack Drive and needs the help of enthusiastic volunteers to be successful. They provide over 400 backpacks to children in low to mid income families to help them start the new school year with all their supplies. A group of volunteers is needed to organize donated school supplies into grade appropriate bags to stuff backpacks and bags (July 31,09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Aug 03, 2015 1:00 PM - 06:00 PM and Sep 04, 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ). See their online drive posting for more details: https://www.roonga.com/apahschoolsupplydrive/
6/23/15 Call for Volunteers iCan Bike camp, July 27-31 atKenmore Middle School, is designed to help individuals with disabilities (ages 8+) learn how to ride a bike independently. Spotters are needed to run alongside the riders as they learn, providing physical and emotional support. Interested volunteers (ages 16+), contact TRInfo@arlingtonva.us for more info.
5/19/15 Kenmore Spirit Day (ended)
4/20/15 Outdoor Lab is looking for volunteers to help with their OpenHouse May 16! Contact Judy Collins, AOEA Board member at 703-276-0124 http://www.outdoorlab.org
4/15 http://www.afac.org/volunteer/how-to-volunteer/teen-volunteers/summer-teen-program/ 9:30am to 12:30 each weekday during the summer, teens age 14 and older volunteer in AFAC’s warehouse and office. Teens may sign up to volunteer 1 or 2 mornings per week. If only available for one week during the summer, you can sign up to help every morning of that week. Summer Teen Program application form
1/15 RiP! In 2002, the Invasive Plant Program was created by Arlington County in response to the growing support of invasive plant management from Arlington citizens. The Invasive Plant Program combines the work of staff, volunteers, and contractors to manage invasive plants in Arlington. The goal of the program is to protect Arlington’s remaining natural resources through management of invasive plants. Sign Up Today! www.facebook.com/ArlingtonRIP
10/30/14 Teens 14+ that are looking to get hands on work experience: AHC runs a summer camp for elementary school students. Camp runs 12:00-5:00 on Monday-Thursday. We go swimming every Monday, and have a field trip one other day of the week. The other two days are in house days where we do fun academic activities and hands on projects. If you know of any responsible teenagers looking for something fun to do this summer and would be interested in this opportunity, please feel free to pass this message along and refer them to me. 6 sites throughout Arlington the students could pick from. Here are the names and locations of our sites:
CONTACT Rozon@ahcinc.org. Here is our summer camp website: http://www.ahcinc.org/SummerCamp.html. Contact information is also listed on that page
July 28-Aug. 1 iCan Bike camp at Kenmore Middle School, is designed to help individuals with disabilities (ages 8+) learn how to ride a bike independently. Spotters are also needed to run alongside the riders as they learn, providing physical and emotional support. Interested Riders: contact TRInfo@arlingtonva.us Interested Volunteers (Ages 16+): contact Hkihm@arlingtonva.us
4/21/14 The Taylor Elementary Spring Fair will be held on Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 - 2:00. We have the following volunteer opportunities available to HS students. If you are interested, please send an email to email@example.com and include your name, email, and time available to work. We will accept volunteer names until Thursday, May 1. - Event Chair (requirement to work the full four hours of the fair) Event volunteer (requirement to work at least one hour) - Create and sell handmade goods and crafts (all proceeds go to Taylor)
2/26 - Volunteer with Arlington County Summer Camps The summer camp volunteer program is a wonderful opportunity for teens who want to further develop their leadership and communication skills and gain experience assisting with planning and leading activities for young children. Volunteers assist the camp staff in all the fun and exciting activities campers enjoy, including field trips, arts and crafts, swimming, sing-along's, games and much more. Camps description To Apply: Download the summer camp volunteer application (PDF). Please read through the entire packet to decide if this opportunity is right for you (or your child) before completing the application.
Please submit the application to: Hadyn Kihm They
Department of Parks and Recreation
Langston Brown Community Center
2121 N. Culpeper St.
Arlington, VA 22207
2/12/14 Helping out at Rock 'n' Roll USA! Work a variety of shifts from Thursday and Friday at the Expo to Saturday at the race. I'm also looking to staff some water stations along the course to hand out water to the runners, which is usually a pretty fun shift. Dates of the event run from Thurs, March 13 through Sat, March 15 (race day). More information about volunteering at the event can be found here: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/usa/volunteer
2/5/14 Teens Needed to Serve as 4-H Camp Counselors
Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax 4-H groups are looking for teens age 14 years or older to serve as camp counselors from July 13-17. Being a teen counselor for 4-H camp is a great way to develop leadership skills, gain community service and work experience, and to make new friends. Interviews for counselor positions will be conducted in March. Application forms are due to the local Virginia Cooperative Extension Office by February 28. Contact 4-H Extension Agent Reggie Morris for additional information.
1/15 Be a Habitat Hero this Martin Luther King Day and join us at Gulf Branch Nature Center from 2-4 PM! We’ll remove invasive plants by our new amphibian breeding ponds. We’ll be tackling English Ivy, Multiflora Rose and Burning Bush on the ground. We’ll also work to free trees in the area from Ivy, Wisteria, and other vines. teens, families, scout and service groups welcome! http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/arlington/mlk-habitat-workday/1033 Bring gloves and clippers if you have them, otherwise we have plenty of loaners available Contact Jen, Naturalist Gulf Branch Nature Center 3608 Military Road Arlington, VA 22207 (703) 228-3403
Greenbrier Learning Center needs volunteers- Volunteer Opportunity - Learning ROCKS! Afterschool Assistant
Virginia Cooperative Extension and Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless, we seek teen volunteers to work with younger children Contact: Reginald Morris, (703) 746-5547, Address: 932 North Highland Street Arlington, VA 22201 This location is handicap accessible http://offices.ext.vt.edu/alexandria/index.html Directions: Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Clarendon, Walk distance (in minutes): 5
8/2/13 Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing Volunteer Opportunity - Childcare volunteer (Mon or Wed. evenings). For children ages 3-9. Contact Liz McElwee Resident services manager, S. Arlington APAH firstname.lastname@example.org 703-851-3635
Theycan assist with providing community service hours, and can provide metro reimbursement to all those who take metro to their shift. I could also set up a link specifically for your team to register to ensure everyone ended up at the same shift and same work area if that was of interest. E-Mail: email@example.com Phone: 858-768-6956 Sign Up Online: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/usa/volunteer
Volunteers must be 13 or older and they need to fill out an application, available here: