Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

To have volunteer opportunities listed in The Arlington Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Matthew Razak at 703-917-6457 with any questions.

Meals on Wheels deliver hot, nutritious meals to the homebound, in Arlington, Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. What's needed are delivery volunteers, a dispatcher, and visitors to the homebound. Email mowvolunteer@yahoo.com or call 703-931-4990 (Pat).

The Auxiliary of the Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, 1701 N. George Mason Drive, Arlington, has openings for volunteers in a variety of patient services, daytime and weekends. Call June Breen at 703-620-2944.

The Back Porch Thrift Store needs help, start today. Have a few hours a week to help receive donations and greet donors? Sort clothing by size? Place merchandise on the store floor? Visit www.ucmagency.org

Community In Action provides a much-needed youth enrichment program to students living in the Route 1 Corridor. The youth need assistance with further development to strengthen their homework and reading development and skills. Visit www.ucmagency.org

The Madison Adult Day Health Care Center urgently needs volunteers to welcome clients and serve morning beverages and light refreshments while staff meetings take place for two hours every Tuesday morning. This position will also provide a wonderful learning experience working with people with a variety of special needs. Visit http://www.volunteersolutions.org/acvo/org/opp/15230189.html.

Odyssey HealthCare is looking for volunteers to serve in a variety of positions, both in the office and with patients. Volunteer positions require a commitment of from one to four hours a week, depending on job. Call 703-821-9200 and speak to Carol to request an application form.