Opportunities to Get Involved in Alexandria
These community resources provide more opportunities to get involved in Alexandria.
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Opportunities for Volunteering and Civic Engagement
- Act for Alexandria
ACT convenes Alexandria residents around issues of importance, works with nonprofits and city agencies to collaborate in areas of mutual interest and connects donors with causes about which they are passionate. ACT provides community-minded and philanthropically inclined residents with ways to better focus their contributions in the community and thus have a broader impact on those in need and the larger community.
- Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy (ACAP)
ACAP works collaboratively for and with youth to achieve lifetime success through active involvement and personal commitment.
- Alexandria City Academies
The City's multiple academies are designed to develop civic leadership and build a stronger city through well-informed and engaged residents and business owners.
- Alexandria Mentoring Partnership
The Alexandria Mentoring Partnership is a group of coordinated mentoring organizations that work together and share resources for mutual benefit and support in order to increase and enhance the quality of mentoring in Alexandria.
ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of volunteers from over 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community.
- Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission
The CYFCC advocates for children and youth, aged prenatal to 21 years, and their families by advising on policies, promoting the city-wide coordination of services and promoting research and best practices.
- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
As the nation's clearinghouse and comprehensive reporting center for all issues related to the prevention of and recovery from child victimization, NCMEC leads the fight against abduction, abuse, and exploitation - because every child deserves a safe childhood. Learn more about NCMEC programs and how you can help.
- Volunteer Alexandria
The mission of Volunteer Alexandria is to build a better community by inspiring and mobilizing people to volunteer. Volunteer Alexandria believes an active volunteer community creates an environment in which all people thrive. Volunteer Alexandria is at its best when engaged in collaborative efforts which bring together individuals, neighborhoods, schools, businesses, government, nonprofit, faith-based and other community organizations to achieve a common vision of a better Alexandria.