At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.
Through our thousands of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 2 and a half million people in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Since 1896, we have supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including veterans, at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.
At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and 65,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.
The national office is located in Alexandria, VA, part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes the executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to the local offices: communications, fund raising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.