Career Opportunities with Volunteer Alexandria - Come join our team!


Joining our team has many benefits. Help Volunteer Alexandria to be great so we can help those in need. We are seeking people who are passionate about our mission and have time to help. There are non-paid positions open: Board Members and Development Committee Members.

Volunteer Board Positionsnon-paidVolunteer Alexandria (VolAlex) is seeking new board members of civic engagement, finance, corporate giving, and/or major gifts. This is an opportunity to give back to the Alexandria community, meet an engaged group of people with a diverse set of talents, skills, and backgrounds, while making a difference. If you are highly motivated, energized, and believe in civic engagement, please consider joining our team.

Election to the Board of Directors of VolAlex brings with it the responsibility of trusteeship. It calls upon the person elected to dedicate time, thought and energy as well as financial support toward the viability and progress of the organization. Each board member is asked to:

Attend the six Board Meetings during the fiscal year.

Attend Training and Planning Sessions. Board members need to be knowledgeable about the responsibilities and concerns of the board. Participation on board orientations and strategic planning sessions is expected members.

Actively Participate in Committee Work. The work of the Board is accomplished, for the most part, in committees (Executive, Development, Finance, and Nominating) and members serve on at least one.

Be an Ambassador. Share your enthusiasm about civic engagement and attend special events, programs and other activities for the benefit and promotion of the agency. Each board member is a natural advocate of the work and should take every appropriate opportunity to increase public awareness of the organization’s contribution to Alexandria.

Personally Support Volunteer Alexandria. Board members set a leadership example by making individual financial contributions to VolAlex.

Be Active Fundraisers. The financial stability of VolAlex depends on contributions from private individuals, community funds, corporations and government funding. Board members are expected to identify potential donors, actively solicit contributors or participate in some meaningful way to the fund raising efforts of the board. Each member is responsible to raise and/or contribute (Give & Get) a total of $1,500. 

Register ONLINE or email the Executive Director, Marion Brunken at


Development Committee Volunteer non-paid Positions: Support Volunteer Alexandria staff and the Board of Directors in fundraising efforts. The Development Committee is responsible for creatingand executing an annual fundraising plan in partnership with the Executive Director; Solicit sponsorships for Volunteer Alexandria; Provide recommendations on the fundraising/budgetary goals proposed by staff; Evaluate previous year’s fundraising strategy and contribute ideas for next year’s strategy; Evaluate special events for return on investment, lessons learned, and results; Brainstorm potential sponsors both locally and nationally; Make connections between potential donors and sponsors and Volunteer Alexandria; and provide recommendations and encourage board involvement in fundraising. Register online or contact Executive Director, Marion Brunken at