Holiday Volunteering

Check out the opportunities below for a complete list of ways to show your community support throughout the holiday season. 

Nonprofit partners click here to complete our survey and have your holiday volunteer or donation needs included in the full guide.
🏠 Virtual + Remote Opportunities 🏠
Choice. Respect. independence (CRi)
Ongoing
Ronald McDonald House Charities Record videos for the virtual library (reading a story or teaching a craft, etc.), snack kits, toiletry bags, host a Wish List Drive.
Puppy Parents and Puppy Sitters
Northern Virginia Region
Long-term/Ongoing
Christmas Celebration
One time
Scholarship Judging 
December 12-14
Fairfax
📍 On Site Opportunities 📍
Concession Workers 
December 2, 2022 - December 18, 2022 
Falls Church
Dressing Assistants
Ongoing
Fairfax
Ongoing
Falls Church
Feed the House 
DC and Falls Church
Ongoing
December 17th
 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Arlington
3:15 pm - 5:30 pm
12/06/2022 to 12/27/2022  
Arlington
Volunteer Farmers Market Managers
Saturdays or Wednesdays 8 am- 12pm
Thru December
Burke or McCutcheon/Mount Vernon
New Hope Housing
Fill out the Volunteer Application to be contacted!
Arlington
December 11- 18th
Separate one time opportunities
DMV area, Fairfax
12/07/22 to 12/28/2022
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm   
Arlington
Starts Nov 15th
Distribution and holiday sheer spreading
Alexandria
Office, clothes closet, and Kitchen Volunteers
Ongoing
Fairfax
Tutoring and Homework assistance
Ongoing
Herdon
Ongoing
Office and events volunteers
Vienna and DC
Ongoing and one-time mentoring activities
Spanish Language Skill is a plus
Arlington
The Holiday Sharing Program is seeking translators to help Spanish speakers pickup gifts for their families
First Night Alexandria has returned, and they need volunteers anytime between noon to midnight Saturday, December 31
United Community🐝
December 10, 2022
8am-11am
Alexandria
Ongoing Needs
Herndon
Teach English to New Immigrants
Cornerstones🐝
November 19th through March 11th
Ongoing Needs
Reston
Choice. Respect. independence (CRi)🐝
Ongoing
Chantilly
Volunteer Alexandria🐝
Shovel Snow and Ice for Seniors
Alexandria
Click HERE to express interest
Holiday Food & Gift Program
Dec 8th - 12th
Reston
🎁 Donation Needs 🎁
Toiletries, Winter and Adult Clothing, Food and Other Types of Gift Cards, and Non-perishable Food
Fairfax
Cat food and other pet needs
Gift Cards (food, Target), Children's toys, Nonperishables
New Hope Housing
Christmas food baskets & Gift Card drive
Arlington & Remote
Toiletries, Adult Holiday Gifts, and Holiday Greeting Cards
Alexandria
The Holiday Meal Program & Holiday Gift Store 
Springfield
Children’s Clothing
Annandale

Gift Cards

Food Gift Cards


Toiletries, Winter and Adult Clothing, Adult Holiday Gifts and Gift Cards
Non-perishable Food, Ingredients for Hot Holiday Meals,
and LOTS of store-bought cookies
Sterling

Toiletries, Children’s Toys, Winter Clothing, Food and Other Types of Gift Cards, and Non-perishable Food
Herndon
Training Treats and Toys for our Service Dogs in Training
Boyds
Volunteer Alexandria🐝
December 15 - Community Toy Drive ends
Toiletries, Food and Other Types of Gift Cards
Alexandria
Food Gift Cards
Falls Church
Pet Supplies
Fairfax Station
Children’s Toys, Food and Other Types of Gift Cards
Children’s Toys, Food and Other Types of Gift Cards
Oakton
Food and Other Types of Gift Cards, Non-perishable Food, Arts and Crafts Supplies
Oakton

🚗 Driving Opportunities 🚗
Drivers and Visitors
ongoing
Fairfax-Burke
Meal Delivery 
🌞 Youth Opportunities 🌞
Volunteer Fairfax
Registration opens soon!
Monday Jan 16th
Fairfax
Choice. Respect. independence (CRi)
Ongoing
Organize a drive!
There are lots of donation needs as you can see
🐝 Bee Emoji denotes RSVP participating Volunteer Stations.
To learn more about the RSVP Americorps Seniors Program, reach out to Stacey Iden.