Meet Our Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: Matt Birenbaum

As a kid, Matt Birenbaum loved maps.  He was energized by seeing new places, travelling, and discovering new neighborhoods.  So perhaps it is not surprising that in college he got […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Detta Kissel

Benedetta Kissel, known to most people as “Detta”, began her volunteer work when she retired.  “I thought, well now I can do what I want to do, what I think […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Rita Bamberger

Rita Bamberger joined APAH’s Board of Directors in 2000 and has never looked back. She has served as Secretary and as Board Chair, and today she not only serves as […]

Finding New Ways to Encourage Summer Reading

On a hot summer day, diving into a good book in the shade or the cool of air conditioning may be the perfect way to pass time. With the community […]

The Changing Face of Volunteering with APAH

The spirit of volunteering continues to support APAH programming during the pandemic even though volunteering in and around the current health crisis continues to change. Most volunteering has been centered […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Jyh-Mei

Volunteering for APAH looks a lot different to Jyh-Mei now than it did two years ago. “I just love working with children,” Jyh-Mei said. So, she began volunteering with APAH […]

Volunteer Spotlight: APAH’s Board Chair Susan Bell

APAH’s current Board of Directors Chair is Susan Bell. She’s a 40-year resident of Arlington and former Director of Community Planning, Housing and Development for Arlington County and former County […]

Volunteer Spotlight: APAH’s Board Chair Susan Bell

APAH’s current Board of Directors Chair is Susan Bell. She’s a 40-year resident of Arlington and former Arlington County employee. In honor of Volunteer Week, we asked Susan to tell […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom O’Keefe

Tom found APAH’s volunteer service through our partnership with  RSVP Northern Virginia, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (if you are age 55 and over and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Diane Andrews

Diane may be retired, but she is far from being finished engaging in meaningful work. Diane, Theater Arts Teacher Diane is new to Arlington, having moved to the area last […]