Volunteer Resources - Washington, DC Area


Alexandria Volunteer Bureau - www.alexandriavolunteers.com

Arlington County Volunteer Office - www.co.arlington.va.us/dhs/volunteer/
• Covers Arlington County, VA.
• Search by interest and zip code.
• Really excellent site with hyperlinks to others.

Greater DC Cares - www.dc-cares.org
• Volunteer opportunities
• Also offers training to be a board member of a nonprofit organization

Montgomery County Volunteer Center - www.montgomerycountymd.gov or www.montgomeryvolunteer.org
• Search by interest.
• Excellent site.

Northern Virginia Senior Environment Volunteer Corps (NVSEC) - http://www.campagnacenter.org/RSVP_NVSEC.htm
• An RSVP project in alliance with the Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement (EASI)
• Addresses local environmental challenges.

Points of Light - http://www.pointsoflight.org/centers/find_center.cfm
• Based in Washington, D.C., this organization advocates community service through a partnership with the Volunteer Center National Network.
• Links for 360 Volunteer Centers nationwide.

Prince George's County Voluntary Action Center - www.volunteerprincewilliam.org

Touch DC - www.TouchDC.org
• Covers DC and some opportunities in surrounding area.
• Some good hyperlinks to nonprofit organizations.

Voluntary Action Center of Prince William Area - www.pwcweb.com/vac

Volunteer Fairfax - www.volunteerfairfax.org

The Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com
• In the print edition on Thursdays there is an "Extra" section inserted for your city (e.g., Arlington/Alexandria). That section always includes a column that lists volunteer opportunities in the metro area.
• The column is also available online.

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