Volunteer Opportunities

OAR staff coordinates and supervises a variety of volunteer activities at the Arlington County Detention Facility, the William G. Truesdale Alexandria Detention Center, Coffeewood Correctional Facility, Arlington County, and City of Falls Church Courts, the OAR office, as well as other locations. The following is a sample of the volunteer opportunities, but it is by no means complete. If you have a skill or program idea to suggest, please let us know.

Development and Special Projects Volunteer Opportunities

Special Events 

Assist OAR with one-time special projects such as the Arlington County Fair, Thanksgiving Baskets, Project Backpack, Project Winter Cheer (formerly known as Project Christmas Angel), and other events throughout the year.


Assist OAR Development staff to plan and implement fundraising campaigns and events. Opportunities include helping with appeal letters, phone calls and special events. Flexible schedule. 

Additional Opportunities

Represent OAR at a Business Network International (BNI) meeting and get a chance to network with professionals in a vareity of industries! We will provide you with all of the information you need to know. Please contact Elizabeth Jones Valderrama at ejones@oaronline.org if interested.