Volunteer with ALIVE!

ALIVE! depends greatly on our volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks such as food distribution, administrative assistance, and translators. Corporate groups, schools, service hours, and days of service welcome.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, October 13th
Pop-up! Food Distributors |4:00 pm-6:00 pm | Children ages 15-17yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
Ramsay Rec Center (5650 Sanger Ave)

Friday, October 14th
Pop-up! Food Distributors | 4:00 pm-6:00 pm | Children ages 15-17yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
Casa Chirilagua (4109 Mt Vernon Ave)

Sunday, October 16th
StepALIVE! 5-mile Walk- Volunteer | 1:00 pm-5:00 pm | Children ages 15-17yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
First Christian Church (2723 King St). Multiple volunteer tasks available: registration table attendant, raffle station, snacks station, course marshal, finish line, parking lot attendant.

Friday, October 21st
Warehouse Rearrange | 801 S. Payne Street|
9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Saturday, October 29th
Food Distributors, Traffic Marshalls & Translators | 3 Locations | 7:30 am-11:30 am | Children ages 15-17yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
NVCC Alexandria- (5000 Dawes Avenue -Donald L. Bisdorf Building, Parking Lot B)
Cora Kelly ES-(3600 Commonwealth Ave)
William Ramsay Rec. Center-(5650 Sanger Ave)

Saturday, October 29th
Drivers-Saturday Food Distributions | 6:30 am-11:30 am | Must be 21yrs old to participate.
Report to 801 South Payne Street

Saturday, October 1st, 8th, 22nd
Furniture Moving Attendant
801 South Payne Street | Proof of COVID Vaccine required | Children ages 15-17yrs must be accompanied by an adult. Saturdays 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ongoing Volunteer Needs

West End Food Hub Assistant
510 F S. Van Dorn Street | Must be 18yrs old to participate.
Tuesday Thru Thursday-11:30a-2:30p, 2:00p-4:30p, 4:00p-6:30p
Friday & Saturday 9:45a-12:45p
Friday 1:00p-3:00p

West End Food Hub Driver
Report to 801 S. Payne Street | Must be 21Yrs old to participate.
Tuesday & Wednesday-10:30 am-11:00 am
Thursday 10:30am-11:00 am & 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm-1:30 pm

Warehouse Assistant
Warehouse | 801 S. Payne Street | Must be 18Yrs old to participate.
Monday 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Tuesdays thru Friday 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00am-12:00 pm & 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Ongoing- Food Sorting And Packing
Bus Barn |116 S. Quaker Lane | Children ages 15-17yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
Tuesday Thru Thursday 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers must sign up in advance and report on-time
  • Volunteers wear closed-toe shoes
  • Follow current CDC guidelines when volunteering for ALIVE! Please read and review ALIVE! COVID Safety Guidelines
  • If volunteering for any community service hours, please contact ALIVE!’s volunteer manager prior to your shift

Age Requirements

  • Adults accompanying minors must sign a waiver for each minor. Parents with children under the age of 12 should contact ALIVE!’s Volunteer coordinator in advance about participation in general volunteer activities
  • Minors ages 15-17 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of volunteer activities at the Bus Barn and Weekend Food Distributions
  • Adults ages 18 and above may volunteer at food distribution sites

Contact us at info@alive-inc.org