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ALIVE! Volunteer Opportunities

Contact volunteers@alive-inc.org or call 703-837-9300 ext. 2 for more information and to sign up to volunteer.

Ongoing Opportunities

√ Food Distribution for Low-Income Families in Alexandria

When Distributions are the last Saturday of the month except in November and December
Tasks Volunteers set up distribution areas at a scheduled time the day before the actual distribution. Includes setting up tables, unloading boxes of food from trucks. On day of distribution, volunteers register clients and bag groceries.
Who Individuals, families and groups
ALIVE! food distribution

Sites & Addresses Set-Up Time Distribution Time
Cora Kelly Recreation Center
25 West Reed Avenue
Fridays 6:30–8:00 PM Saturdays 8:30 AM–Noon
Ladrey Senior Residence
300 Wythe Street
None Saturdays 8:30 AM–Noon
Church of the Resurrection
2280 N. Beauregard Street
Fridays 8:30 AM–11:00 AM Saturdays 8:30 AM–Noon

√ Food Delivery

When Monday–Friday; 3-hour shifts once a week or twice a month. Drivers' schedules vary
Tasks Deliver groceries to homebound families and individuals in need
Where Alexandria Food Center/ALIVE! Warehouse and Office starting point – 801 South Payne Street, Alexandria 22314
Who Drivers/loaders – Load grocery bags in vehicles and deliver food.

√ Furniture Delivery

When Weekly—Saturdays mornings (2 or 3 Sunday afternoons during the year)
Tasks Field furniture donation and request calls and emails (check phone and email messages, call individuals, set up routes – roughly 1 hour a day for a week; rotation every 8 weeks or so. Drive furniture truck (once every 6–8 weeks on a rotation). Pick up and deliver furniture (any weekend available).
Where Start at ALIVE! office starting point (First Christian Church, 2723 King Street).
Who Individuals and groups. Those seeking community service hours are welcome.
Special Require­ments Valid driver's license for truck drivers
ALIVE! furniture pickup and delivery

√ ALIVE! House

When Flexible
Tasks Coordinator and volunteers are needed to create and organize special and ongoing programming for the children and/or adults at ALIVE! House or in the community. Includes coordinating transportation and childcare (if needed) for event and recruiting other volunteers to assist with events. Volunteers are also needed to help with administrative and clerical tasks and facilities management.
Where ALIVE! House
Who Individuals or groups
ALIVE! House

√ Administration

When Flexible—during business hours
Tasks Assist with clerical tasks: mailings, filing, copying, registration, data entry, etc.
Where ALIVE! Office or ALIVE! Food Warehouse
Who Individuals

√ Fundraising

When Flexible
Tasks Assist with fundraising efforts
Where ALIVE! office or telework
Who Individuals
ALIVE! fundraising: scene of Empty Bowls event

Special Volunteer Projects

If you are interested in being notified about one-day volunteer opportunities such as food drive collections and sorting or other special opportunities, e-mail volunteers@alive-inc.org or call 703-837-9300 ext. 2.

Locations
ALIVE! Office 2723 King Street, Alexandria 22302
ALIVE! Child Development Center 2723 King Street, Alexandria 22302
ALIVE!/Alexandria Food Center 801 South Payne Street, Alexandria 22314