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Read about the Alternative House, "A Place for Youth in Need," in the Vienna Connection. >>> Read More

Come to an Open Door Information Session and learn about issues facing homeless and at-risk youth, what Alternative House does to help, and how you can get involved. More info>>>


Residential Counselor, Full Time, Emergency Teen Shelter - more info>>>


Volunteer/Intern Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Alternative House volunteer or intern.

You can fill out and submit your application to volunteer or intern at Alternative House online. Before you begin, please be sure to have the following information ready, as you will need to complete the entire application in one session; there is no provision to save your application as a draft and return to it later.

Please be aware that if you are accepted as an Alternative House volunteer or intern and your volunteer or intern position involves interacting with Alternative House clients, you will need to undergo a background investigation. There is a $50 fee for volunteers at the Emergency Shelter for Teens and a $40 fee for volunteers to all other programs. Fees are $43 for undergraduate interns and $46 for graduate interns.

When you submit the volunteer/intern application electronically, you will receive an email copy of your application.

All set? To begin the application, just click on the button below:

If you'd prefer, you can to print out the application form and mail it to Alternative House at: The Alternative House, PO Box 694, Dunn Loring, VA 22027.