The Leadership Center of Arlington incorporates civic engagement in all we do. It is part of our mission. Whether through our various leadership programs or through our public-private partnership with Arlington County where we manage Volunteer Arlington, we seek to connect and empower individuals, groups, and businesses to lead, lend support, and make a difference.

Volunteers at MLK Day of Service
Volunteers participating in MLK Day of Service
Volunteer Participating in MLK Day of Service

Through Volunteer Arlington, we partner with more than 350 local nonprofit and Arlington County organizations. Find your passion, connect with one of our partners, and see how you might make a difference!

Explore our Volunteer Arlington partners and their volunteer opportunities.


We host events throughout the year which offer an in-person opportunity to connect with our Volunteer Arlington partners and make a difference.


Volunteer Arlington is an affiliate of the Points of Light network. Points of Light is a global organization that inspires, equips, and mobilizes individuals and organizations to take action that change the world.


Custom volunteer projects provide a tailored volunteer experience that incorporates the values and specific skills of your particular work force.

Our Volunteer Arlington staff will work with your lead contact or volunteer committee to connect with one of our Nonprofit Partners to create a meaningful project for your employees. This allows your business to be a part of naming the vision of the project with the option of not having to sweat the details of logistics and implementation.