Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Page updated on Apr 13, 2010 at 4:54 PM

If you are seeking employment, job training or looking for volunteer opportunities, there are many programs available to help you in your search.


  • JobLink -  is a City of Alexandria Department of Human Services employment program developed to bring together job seekers who desire permanent employment and businesses that need reliable employees. JobLink prepares individuals through education, training and counseling and refers qualified candidates to prospective employers.
  • Employment Counseling through Senior Services of Alexandria – Call 703.836.4414 ext. 11. 
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) – Managed by the National Council on Aging, SCSEP is the nation's oldest program to provide training and employment opportunities to low-income Americans over age 55.  For more information call 703-548-9663.
  • Senior Employment Services 

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Alexandria Adult Day Services Center - Provides volunteer opportunities designed for individuals who are interested in donating their time and talents to work with seniors with disabilities.  Contact Kimberly Taylor-Davis, Activities Director at 703-746-5676 or via email at Kimberly.taylor-davis@alexandriava.gov.
  • Volunteer Guardianship Program - For information call Ron Lyons at 703-746-5695.
  • Meals on Wheels - Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to seniors who are homebound.  You can give as few as 2 hours a month.  Call 703-836-4414 ext. 12.
  • RSVP - RSVP, a program sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, matches the individual interests and skills of persons aged 55 and better with opportunities to meet community needs while supporting and recognizing their service.  Partnerships with local non-profits, government agencies, and proprietary health organizations ensure a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for all.  Call 703-841-3931.
  • Volunteer Alexandria - The mission of Volunteer Alexandria is to build a better community by inspiring and mobilizing people to volunteer. Call 703-836-2176.
  • Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program - Volunteers are trained to serve as advocates for the needs and rights of residents of licensed nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Four hours spent visiting their assigned facility each week is required.  Annual training is provided.  Please call 703-324-5861.