Northern Virginia Living

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer and Donation Opportunities

Whether you’ve just moved to Northern Virginia or you’ve resided here for many years, volunteering is a great way to get involved with your local community and get to know your neighbors! Just a few hours a week can make a big difference and even donating shows you’re committed to helping make your area a better place to live. Below is a short list of charitable organizations that offer a variety of volunteer opportunities and accept donations. Click on the organization name for more information.

Habitat for Humanity

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Alternative House

Food For Others

Lorton Community Action Center

New Hope Housing

Shelter House

Toys for Tots

The Child and Family Network Centers

United Way


Northern Virginia Family Services

Special Olympics

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Fairfax County Volunteer Opportunities

Alexandria City Volunteer Opportunities