Volunteer Opportunities for Your Family!

Volunteer Opportunities for Your Family!

Volunteering with your family can be rewarding in several ways; you better your community, strengthen your family bond and build your child’s self esteem. But the most important reason is to have fun. Get started by figuring out what your family’s interests are and what organizations apply.

We have put together a list of places where you can volunteer with your children and also sites that will connect your family to an organization that interests them.

To add places that aren’t listed here please email the information to [email protected]

Feeding America (Formerly America’s Second Harvest)

http://feedingamerica.org

Find a local food bank in your area.

Habitat for Humanity

www.habitat.org

Helping others receive their very own home

Keep America Beautiful

www.kab.org

Focuses on litter prevention, beautification and community improvement

Humane Society of Fairfax County

www.hsfc.org

Site has a wish list of products they need donated. Also lists what volunteer opportunities are available

Meals on Wheels

www.mowaa.org

Providing meal services to those in need

Montgomery County Humane Society

www.mchumane.org

Volunteering opportunities for ages 15-17 and over. Can also make donations of blankets, towels and more.

Youth Service America

www.ysa.org

Resource center that partners with thousands of organizations in order to increase the volunteer opportunities for youth ages 5-25.

1-800-Volunteer.org

www.1-800-Volunteer.org

Find local opportunities and organizations that need help

The Volunteer Family

www.thevolunteerfamily.org

Gives ideas of who to help, what to do, how to get started, and finding local opportunities

The Network for Good

www.networkforgood.com

Connects people to charities through the Internet and has a search tool to pinpoint organizations that welcome youth.

Local Volunteer Resource Centers

Alexandria, VA

http://volunteeralexandria.org

Arlington, VA

www.volunteersolutions.org/acvo/volunteer

Bethesda, MD

www.bethesdahelps.org

Fairfax, VA

www.volunteerfairfax.org

Frederick, MD

www.volunteerfrederick.org

Howard County

www.volunteerhoward.org

Loudoun County, VA

www.loudoun.gov

Montgomery County, MD

www.montgomerycountymd.gov

Prince George’s County, MD

www.princegeorgesvolunteer.org

Prince William County, VA

www.volunteerprincewilliam.org

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