With so much going on around Cornerstones during certain times of the year, we need your help! Check out the opportunities below to help our clients in every season! We currently do not have one-time or temporary on-site volunteer opportunities available on Sundays and federal holidays.
Please note that all on-site volunteers and persons accompanying them at the Connections for Hope Partnership and the Embry Rucker Community Shelter must be at least 18 years old. For all other programs on-site volunteers must be at least 8 years old and those under the age of 16 will need adult supervision.
All court-related volunteers should review our page HERE.
2020 Census Engagement Volunteers
Help our clients’ voices be heard by engaging with community members about the 2020 Census! A complete count ensures that our community has access to the resources and investments we need for all individuals and families to thrive. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help community members during specific hours from March 23rd to May 15th. Volunteers will be responsible for greeting clients, monitoring designated census stations, and answering general questions about the census. Please note that volunteers will NOT be conducting door-to-door canvassing, making phone calls, or filling out the census for clients.
Interested volunteers can sign up here: https://signup.com/go/JprhhjK
Who: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
When: Monday through Saturday from 9:00am – 9:00pm (March 23rd – May 15th).
Assistance Services and Pantry Program
Brown Bag Unloading Volunteers
Help to unload food donations for our brown bag program which helps to feed housebound seniors in the community at our Assistance Services and Pantry Program (11484 Washington Plaza West, Suite 120, Reston, VA 20190). This occurs every first, second, and last Monday of the month with the exception of federal recognized holidays. Interested volunteers can sign up here: https://signup.com/go/jjYNmLH
Who: Volunteers must be at least 13 years old. Volunteers under the age of 16 will need adult supervision.
When: Mondays from 9:00am – 11:00am.
Simple Gesture Food Sorting Volunteers
Simple Gesture Volunteers help with sorting and unpacking food donations on a bi-monthly basis. This event helps to stock our food pantry with shelf-stable food for our clients in need. A Simple Gesture currently takes place at the Lake Anne Fellowship House (11450 N Shore Dr, Reston, VA 20190). Interested volunteers can sign up here: https://signup.com/go/UfTtsFV
Who: Volunteers must be at least 8 years old. Volunteers under the age of 16 will need adult supervision.
When: Saturday mornings from 9:00am – 12:30pm.
Contact Susan Alger, Director of Volunteer and Community Engagement, at email@example.com or 571-323-1383 for more information about seasonal and occasional volunteer needs.
Have a question or a different idea about how to get involved? We’d love to hear from you! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.