Youth Opportunities by age group

All ages: 

Help pick up litter. The Trash Trekkers meet every month from 10 to 11 a.m. to pick up trash at a local library. Equipment will be provided. Sign up to pick up trash for Saturday, December 9 at Barrett Branch Library. You can check out the library's monthly schedule for more Saturday clean-ups and other service projects.

12 and older

Library volunteers. The Teen Advisory Group meets monthly with current and prospective library volunteers. Their next meeting is Thursday, December 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Beatley Library. Participants will receive 1 service hour. Snacks provided. Register online to volunteer at Beatley Library.

Play Ball! Assist people with physical and developmental disabilities play baseball, by helping individuals, pushing wheelchairs, or being a pinch runner. Games are on Wednesday (for youth) and Saturday (for adults) afternoons.

Agencies that work with youth volunteers 12 and older

ALIVE | Church of Saint Clement 

14 and older

Student Leaders -- VolALX’s Youth Engaged in Service (YES) Program is looking for students, in grades 6-12, to help shape the program. Members will engage peers, share ideas, and provide input for volunteer projects.

Agencies that work with youth volunteers 16 and older

City of Alexandria Parks & Recreation | Fly Minds Youth Development Club | Girls on the Run NOVA | The Child & Family Network Centers | Wright to Read 

Agencies that work with youth volunteers 18 and older

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium | Boys and Girls Club | Communities in Schools of NOVA | Senior Services of Alexandria | The Campagna Center | The Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority | Alexandria City Public Schools 

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Youth & Family Opportunities