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Get Involved: Volunteer in Arlington

For more details, contact Volunteer Arlington at 703-228-1760 or volunteer@arlingtonva.us.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Audio-visual Shelving Support at Columbia Pike Branch Library

Sponsor: Arlington Public Library

Location: Arlington, VA 22201

Help make sure the library has the items you want on the shelf as soon as possible. Sort AV items by call number or genre, shelve them, and straighten the shelves to make it easier to find what you want.

Contact: Barbara Dean, 703-228-7688

Computer Lab (CyberCenter) coaches at Columbia Pike Branch Library

Sponsor: Arlington Public Library

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

Do you like working with computers? Columbia Pike Branch Library is looking for people to staff our computer help desk near the computers available to the public for Internet, and, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Contact: Barbara Dean, 703-228-7688

Volunteer ESL Teacher

Sponsor: ESL & Immigrant Ministries

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

Volunteers are needed to teach English in small classroom settings to adult immigrants starting in September 2012. Commitment is one 2-hour class a week for 10 weeks. Prior teaching experience is not required. Second language skill is not necessary.

Contact: Dorothy Hettmann, 703-841-0292

ESL Computer Lab Volunteer

Sponsor: ESL & Immigrant Ministries

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

Volunteer needed to assist in computer lab in an ESL program. Volunteer must be comfortable using a PC; specialized computer knowledge and technical expertise are not required. ESL students rotate through the computer lab to reinforce the English.

Contact: Dorothy Hettmann, 703-841-0292

Summer Reading Program

Sponsor: Nauck Community Services Center, BAJCDC | Location: Arlington, VA 22206

We are looking for volunteers to read to our youth in the community each Wednesday evening in shifts of 30 minutes. The time starts at 5 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. The children range from Pre-K level to 5th grade.

Contact: Brayani Sheffey, 703-229-5650

Hotline Crisis Counselors Needed: Weekdays

Sponsor: CrisisLink

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

CrisisLink is looking for empathetic, non-judgmental and caring volunteers to answer our suicide and crisis prevention hotline calls during the weekday daytime hours. Our volunteers are committed to saving lives and preventing tragedies.

Contact: Michelle Short, 703-516-6778

Hotline Crisis Counselors Needed: Evenings and Weekends

Sponsor: CrisisLink

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

CrisisLink is looking for empathetic, non-judgmental and caring volunteers to answer our suicide and crisis prevention hotline calls during high-volume evening and weekends hours. Our volunteers are committed to saving lives and preventing tragedies. Last

Contact: Michelle Short, 703-516-6778

Arlington Villages Project Team

Sponsor: Department Of Parks & Recreation

Location: Arlington, VA 22207

The Arlington Villages Project Team is working to create a network of villages in Arlington. Members of these neighborhood-based villages work together with the goal of staying in their own homes as they age, while enjoying active, healthy and safe lifestyle.

Contact: Milada Weaver, 703-228-4730

Vertical Villages Activity Leaders

Sponsor: Department Of Parks & Recreation

Location: Arlington, VA 22207

Arlington Wisdom Works needs volunteers to assist in planning a program to provide recreational and social opportunities to seniors in a high rise apartment building setting.

Contact: Milada Weaver, 703-228-4730

Library Service Desk at Columbia Pike Branch Library

Sponsor: Arlington Public Library

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

Would you like to provide a welcoming presence for customers on Columbia Pike Library’s second floor? Greet customers and help them find items they want, assist and train customers to check their library accounts and perform related functions.

Contact: Barbara Dean, 703-228-7688

Arlington Wisdom Works Core Team

Sponsor: Department Of Parks & Recreation

Location: Arlington, VA 22207

Retired people represent an untapped reservoir of training, experience and energy. The Arlington Wisdom Works (AWW) initiative will tap the talents of experienced adults (50+), ready for a new challenge.

Contact: Milada Weaver, 703-228-4730

Circulation Support at Columbia Pike Library

Sponsor: Arlington Public Library

Location: Arlington, VA 22204

Help make sure the library has the items you want on the shelf as soon as possible. The job may include any of the following: checking materials in, sorting items by call number, shelving them, pulling items.

Contact: Barbara Dean, 703-228-7688

Self Checkout-Machine Assistant at Central Library

Sponsor: Arlington Public Library

Location: Arlington, VA 22201

Help people check out their materials and pay fines faster by showing them how to use the self-checkout machines. We'd like people their l monitor their use, show others how to use them and resolve minor problems.

Contact: Barbara Dean, 703-228-7688.