Hands-On Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

The Old Presbyterian Meeting House currently supports the following local missions through volunteers and financial gifts. Contact the church office for more information on how to get involved.

Weekly

Open Table

Family-to-Family: Process requests for emergency assistance, or help with data entry. Flexible hours

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium Tutor: Kindergarteners and 1st and 2nd graders in reading, one to two days a week, 30-minute sessions, training provided

Host Video Visitation

Monthly

Meals on Wheels: 4th Friday of every month; Deliver prepared meals to elderly shut-ins.

Carpenter Shelter Dinners: 4th Sunday evening of each month: Preparing and serving a meal at homeless shelter

Bag Lunch Program: Prepare sandwiches and drop them off at the Meeting House; or serve sandwiches, weekday lunchtime at Meade Episcopal Church in Old Town.

Christ House Dinners: Preparing and serving a meal every other month, Tuesday evening

Yearly

Rise Against Hunger (twice yearly)

Service Sunday

Stockings for Soldiers

Other Occasional Opportunities

If you are interested in helping with any of these, or would like to be on a list of people we’ll notify as volunteer opportunities arise, please contact the Meeting House Office.
  • ALIVE!: Preparing and delivering bags of groceries; receiving and processing requests for emergency assistance (by phone); help with furniture delivery or house wares delivery; Last Saturday food distribution www.alive-inc.org
  • Building Better Futures: Mentors / tutors for Latino students at TC Williams HS
  • Carpenter’s Shelter (homeless shelter): Many volunteer opportunities
  • Habitat for Humanity: Building homes or supporting the Habitat Restore
  • Refugee Family Ministry