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Volunteer Opportunities

ALIVE! House

Do you know someone who can help ALIVE! House? We're looking for a–

  • Volunteer facility manager to oversee tradesmen at the house (e.g., lift inspection, HVAC inspection; gutter cleaning; carpentry projects; resealing cover of coal hole; appliance repair, carpentry, etc.)
  • Seamstress to make cover for daybed in the house office

If so, please call 703-684-1430 or email alivehousedir@alive-inc.org.

Furniture Delivery

Make a Saturday a great day for a low-income family in Alexandria. Each week, drivers and volunteers are needed to help deliver much needed houseware items and furniture.
Date: Every Saturday
Time: 8:00 a.m.12:30 noon
Contact:  volunteers@alive-inc.org, 703-837-9300 ext 2

Family Emergency Program

Help process referrals, pack emergency food orders, or deliver food for this important ALIVE! program. Office volunteers work three-hour shifts, 9:00 AM–12:00 PM or 12:00 PM–3:00 PM, one day a week or once or twice a month. Volunteer drivers deliver groceries to the homes of those in need between 12:00 PM–3:00 PM one day a week or on call to substitute. The Family Emergency Program office is open only Monday through Friday.
Contact: fep@alive-inc.org

Unloading Food for Last Saturday Food Distribution

This is a great Friday workout with time for dinner and drinks afterward. Volunteers help unload food from the ALIVE! truck at Cora Kelly Recreation Center in preparation for the Last Saturday Food Distribution. Hand trucks are provided.
Date: The last Friday of every month, January through October, and the second Friday in December. (This event won't occur in November.)
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Contact:  volunteers@alive-inc.org, 703-837-9300 ext 2

Last Saturday Food Distribution

Volunteers are needed to help bag and distribute nonperishable food and fresh produce to low-income families at one of three locations in Alexandria: Cora Kelly Recreational Center (25 West Reed Avenue); Ladrey Senior Residence (300 Wythe Street); and Church of the Resurrection (2280 N. Beauregard).
Dates: The last Saturday of every month, January through October, and the second Saturday in December. (This event won't be held in November.)
Time: Approximately 8:30 a.m.12:00 noon
Contact: volunteers@alive-inc.org, 703-837-9300 ext 2

For more information about ALIVE's volunteer activities, contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteers@alive-inc.org or complete our volunteer form and email it to us.