General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: Child Development Center (703-256-0100)
    Assist teachers in the preschool or infant center. Donate a tuition scholarship (which may be paid in monthly installments). Make cot sheets and/or coverlets for children to use at nap time. Launder cot sheets over the weekend (once or twice a year).

    Family Emergency Assistance
    Serve from home or workplace as a "Money Captain to take referrals and arrange for financial assistance (1 week every 3 months). **

    Food Pantry
    Serve from home or workplace as a "food captain" (1 wk every 3 mo) to take referrals and arrange for deliveries. Deliver food from the Pantry to needy clients (as often as you agree to). Deliver food from an ACCA member church to the Pantry. Organize food collection from members of your church or another organization. Help organize the Pantry. Shop for bulk items (probably requires a truck or van). **

    Join a team to pick up and deliver "gently used" furniture on Saturday mornings (as often as you choose). Donate gently used furniture. Interpreting for clients whose English is limited. Donate gently used furniture for the program, limited to ACCA's service area. Pick up can be arranged for large donations from hotels, retirement homes, offices for items used in the program. **

    **REQUIRES access to a Computer and the Internet.
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; individual/college; individual/high school; families with children; adult groups of less than 5; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: business hours during the week; evenings during the week; daytime on the weekend