Engage - Pathforward VA


Volunteer Information

Make an impact in your community.

PathForward depends on a network of dedicated volunteers to accomplish our mission of preventing and ending homelessness in Arlington, Virginia. We welcome all who are concerned about the homeless, including those who have been homeless themselves, to help guide people from the streets to health, jobs and homes. PathForward has many opportunities for volunteers to give of their time, energy, skills and imagination to further our cause. What can you do to end homelessness in Arlington?

New to volunteering?

Join the PathForward Volunteer Network!

Complete our PathForward Volunteer Application Form. Please note that PathForward does not support court-ordered volunteer hours.
To attend in-person volunteer activities at PathForward’s Homeless Services Center, you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, be 18-years or older or have an adult present with you during your shift, and attend a Volunteer Orientation before attending your first shift onsite.

To participate in remote volunteer activities with PathForward, you are welcome to begin signing up for activities as soon as your application is approved. COVID-19 vaccination is not reviewed, all ages are welcome, and you are not required to attend an Orientation.

Already involved?  Login to your volunteer portal to sign-up for more activities today.

Forgot your password?  Email us to receive a temporary one.


Host Community Event

Looking for a unique way to support PathForward and help end veteran homelessness in Arlington? Get your friends, family, school, church or business together and host a community fundraising event with PathForward!
It’s really easy to set up and each event can be customized to your group’s interests.

Community groups have held:
  • Serve-A-Thons
  • Birthday parties
  • Happy Hours
  • Swim-A-Thons
Other Ideas Include:
  • Dance-A-Thons
  • Sing-A-Thons
  • The Sky’s the Limit!
  • Bike-A-Thons

Get started by choosing a date to host an event in your community. Contact Scott Miller at 703-228-7808 or smiller@pathforward.org and she’ll help guide you through the process of setting up your event.