Latest opportunities to help out
5/9/13 Change a child’s life! iCan Bike (formally Lose the Training Wheels) is designed to help individuals with disabilities learn how to ride a bike independently. Spotters are needed July 29-August 2, 2013 at Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)to run alongside the child as they learn, providing physical and emotional support. Volunteers must be 16 years or older and have sufficient stamina and strength to walk and run alongside a bike for 75 minutes. For more information or to volunteer contact April Rosenthal at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-228-4736.
5/1/13 The Sinclair Farm CSA in Arlington is looking for a couple of enthusiastic, responsible teens to help run their weekly CSA. The CSA meets at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (4400 Lorcom Lane) every Thursday and is looking for additional helping hands from 2:30 - 6:30pm. Responsibilities include stocking displays,setup and break down, and getting items for members and guest customers. This position could be filled by more than one person on a rotating basis and would be great for a responsible, mature teen with a couple of free hours each Thursday. Please only apply if you have the ability to be there each week (or can share the job with someone else). The compensation would be $10/hr in either money or fresh produce, or a combination. Attention teens who need volunteer hours: great opportunity to earn community service hours! Please let the Sinclairs know if you need volunteer hours. Contact either Allen or Debbie Sinclair at 540-477-9268.
4/19/13 May 4 from 9:30am - 1:30pm. Mayfest is Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 9:30 am until 1:30 pm at Nottingham Elementary School. The goal of this fundraiser is to support the many wonderful activities going on in our school from Art Ace to teacher grants. in order to have a great day, we need great volunteers to help us with our games and activities.
We will also need help after the event between 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm on Saturday to make sure the school is ready for students the following Monday. When you sign up using sign up genius please indicate in the comments section which school you attend and if you need a volunteer letter.
3/5/13 summer camp volunteer positions in Arlington County. 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-alongs, games andmore.
Volunteers must be 13 or older and they need to fill out an application, available here:
2/20/13 Nauck Youth Enterprises seeks volunteers ages 10 and up. Helping youth & teens to secure their future with scholarship applications and jobs. Thursdays at Drew at 6:30 email Portia Clark or call 703-486-0058
1/31/13 2 Great local organizations: http://www.wheels-to-africa.org
http://www.phoenixbikes.org/ Have a used bike? contact them!
1/19/13 Family Skate Night OPEN Jan 20, 2013 to Feb 4, 2013 Therapeutic Recreation & Family Fun Night invites you to volunteer to assist individuals with disabilities (and their families) as they ice skate on Friday, March 22, 2013 - 5:30 - 9:00pm. Choose on or off ice support to help participants and families as needed. Need volunteers ages 16+
12/17/12 Jane Franklin Dance seeks teenagers to be a part of productions on Jan 27, Feb2, and Apr 13. Perform two dances to be performed as part of a kid's show called "Penelope's Pesky Pen."
Performances: Jan 27 at 4 PM, The Athenaeum (Alexandria); Feb 2 and April 13 at 4 PM, Theatre on the Run in Arlington (Shirlington)
Age 12+ may volunteer. You do not have to commit to all three performances but it would help if you can. 3700 S. 4 Mile Run Drive, Arlington VA 22206. Sponsored by: Jane Franklin Dance
11/10/12 MS Walk DC needs volunteers: Apr 20, 2013 06:30 AM - 02:00 PM volunteer.truist.com/acvo/org/opp/10551149326.html
10/27 6th-12th grader? Want to volunteer in the community? Come to the Arlington Teen Volunteer Fair
When: Saturday, October 27th, 11 am -1 pm
Where: Central Library Auditorium 1015 N. Quincy St.,Arlington, VA 22201 Free parking available & Metro accessible Call Siobhan Grayson with any questions at (703) 228-1506 Sponsored by: Arlington Public Library, Teen Network Board & Volunteer Arlington
9/21 APS Seeks Volunteers to Serve as "Book Buddies" Help younger students learn to read! http://www.apsva.us/Page/2955
9/13 The Arlington Players depends on volunteers to fulfill a variety of roles during our shows,
including: Seating Usher: handing out programs, assisting as needed with patron assigned seating
Ticket Taker: stationed at theater entrance
Will Call: handing out prepaid tickets to patrons, other box office assistance as needed Concessions: assisting with concessions as needed. (703) 549 1063, https://volunteer.truist.com/acvo/org/opp/10533327126.html
9/22 Dulles Day Plane Pull To sign up please click on the following link: http://bit.ly/NIiP2W. The event is from 11am-4pm and is an all-day volunteer opportunity. We need volunteer assistance in the following areas: concessions, kids truck pull, team registration, souvenir sales, kids zone/activities, airport tour and water sales. Volunteers will receive lunch and an event t-shirt.
9/9/12 - Nation's Tri is recruiting volunteers for this year’s event weekend and race day. Over 500 volunteers helped make the 2011 race a success and we hope to build upon that in 2012. Whether you want to give back to the community or cheer on friends, volunteering is a great way to be involved. Volunteers will receive: Dry-fit Volunteer shirt
Complimentary Food and Refreshments in the Volunteer Lounge at the Expo and Finish Line Festival http://www.nationstri.com/2012volinterest.html
5/15/12 Arlington Outdoor Education Association and Outdoor Lab Open House Apply online!
5/12/12 Neighborhood Day Emergency Preparedness Canvassing in the Nauck Neighborhood
In promoting community preparedness, several volunteers will canvas the Nauck Neighborhood on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. at 2229 South Shirlington Rd. Arlington, VA 22206. The event is hosted by Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST) and Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) in collaboration with Bonder and Amanda Johnson Community Development Corporation (BAJCDC). For details, visit the event webpage or the event flyer (PDF). Interested volunteers, please contact Grelia Soliz at (703) 228-0711 or email@example.com.
4/12/12 Arlington Arts Center Volunteer Opportunities – Classroom Assistants High School Students Various Times: June 25 – August 17, 2012 The education department is in search of enthusiastic students, high school aged or older, to volunteer in our summer art classes for children. If you are interested in applying, please click on the link above to download an application. We look forward to working with you! Students scheduled for full days for 4 weeks may enroll tuition free into one summer offering on this page. This offer is not transferable.
3/30/12 We need your help! Early Years Are Learning Years
April 22-28, 2012. When you read to children you build pathways in their brains needed for successful reading experiences by:
- developing auditory perception that allows them to think about how words sound
- simulating language development
- enhancing vocabulary and encouraging curiosity - expanding their knowledge of the world
Arlington County Early Childhood Development & Parent Resources Bureau
2100 Washington Blvd. 3rd Floor, Arlington, VA 22204
To participate, please fill out a volunteer form (PDF) and fax to Gerson Paniagua!
3/27/12 - Visit Community Awareness Team for Teens (CATT), a student-run organization that promotes teen involvement in Arlington through volunteering. Our goal is to make volunteer opportunities more widely broadcasted and accessible for teens in our community. We send out email blasts with volunteer opportunities as well as put them on our website, Facebook page, and tweet them. \Visit http://arlingtoncatt.yolasite.com/ or on facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/111254972886/
3/22/12 Libraries need volunteers!
3/17/12 -COMMUNITY GRANTS AVAILABLE! Open to all youth!
3/8/12 Easter Egg Hunt Assistants Active Mar 5, 2012 to Mar 25, 2012
1/24/2012 - Volunteer Opportunity - Volunteer at Artisphere
Please apply by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers:
Adolescents (13-17) Individual Multi-lingual
Contact: Sarah Farmer, Volunteer Coordinator, (703) 875-1115
Address: 1101 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209
Directions: Two blocks from Rosslyn Metro (Blue & Orange Lines). Free Parking Nights(after 6pm) and Weekends ONLY! Located in the old Newseum space. Please see website for map & exact directions. http://www.artisphere.com/
Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Rosslyn Metro,
Walk distance (in minutes): 5-10
1/12/2012 - Martin Luther King, Jr. - Raise Preparedness Awareness
Mon, Jan 16, 2012 09:00 am to 01:30 pm
Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST) needs volunteers!
Primary Contact: Grelia Soliz, (email) Management Specialist, (703) 228-0711,
Primary Address: Barcroft Sports And Fitness Center 4200 Four Mile Run Arlington, VA 22206
Be a part of the National Day of Service, come join us to celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by distributing Emergency Preparedness and Fire Safety information throughout the Barcroft area. Volunteers will canvass door-to-door to talk to community residents about accessing County emergency information in times of disaster, creating emergency plans, getting involved as a volunteer, and fire safety information. Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST) is partnering with Red Cross (National Capital Region), the Office of Emergency Management, and Arlington Fire Department.
MLK Day of Service is Monday January 16!! What are YOU going to do??
12/29/2011 A-SPAN needs Homeless Bagged Meal Program: Preparers
http://volunteer.truist.com/acvo/org/opp/8434586.html?return_url=%252facvo%252forg%252fopp.aspx%253fagency%255fid%253d1146598. You can work with a group of friends or with a class, church, or family. If someone helped you get groceries or stored them during the day, it's something you could do right after school since meals are distributed the same day they are prepared.