Volunteer


The Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service (MCCCS) organizes high-impact volunteer projects and events that address the unmet needs in the Washington DC area. For over 25 years MCCCS has enabled volunteering in our community. Our volunteers have the opportunity to enrich the lives of others as well as their own.

Volunteer opportunities are open to all. MCCCS provides support to the DC community in need regardless of age, race, gender, or religion.

GDD2015_BUTTON.gif Good Deeds Day
Sunday, March 15


Join us for this international day of service and give back. This year, projects include assembling meal and hygiene kits for the most vulnerable in our community. 
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Donation Drives

Drop off your travel sized toiletries and dental products for Dental and Care Pack assembly. Packs will be distributed to those in need in our community.
Good Deeds Day: Pet Adoption Drive
Sunday, March 15
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

We'll have some wonderful adoptable animals provided by The Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL), just waiting for wonderful homes...like yours.

Hunger Action at the DCJCC
Thursday, March 5
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us at the DCJCC to mix, chop and prepare food for homeless shelters in the DC area.
Books to Prisons
Wednesday, March 11
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Provide a critical link between citizens who are incarcerated and those outside prison walls by sending donated reading material.
Spring Blood Drive
Wednesday, March 11
4:00 pm - 8:00pm

One donation can save four lives. Make your blood donation at the DCJCC in partnership with Inova Blood Donor Services.
Handmade for the Homeless
Sunday, March 15
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Connect with fellow knitters and crocheters to craft warm winter items for the homeless; all skill levels are welcome.
Social Action  


Who is YOUR queen Esther?
Sunday, March 8
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Celebrate International women’s day with us. Hear from inspirational women - Elissa Silverman, Mara E. Karlin and Sara Portman Milner - in a Ted-talk format, about their point of view, their role models and how they--and you--can be a change-maker through social action.
Odds & Ends  
WETA The Jewish Journey: America
Tuesday, March 3
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Tune into WETA TV 26 to watch for our DCJCC staff and volunteers manning the phones during the commercials. We hope you’ll enjoy this educational journey.
Farm Share at the DCJCC

We’re partnering with Earth Spring Farm for its 2015 vegetable CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Buy a share of the harvest for 20 weeks starting mid-June.

Erica Steen
Director, Community Engagement
(202) 777-3255

Randy Bacon
Director, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3244

Elena Frenkel
Coordinator, Engagement and Community Service
(202) 777-3207

Mil Dranoff
Coordinator, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3245

Efrat Givaty

Social Justice Fellow
(202) 777- 3206

D25 Day of Service Coordinator
d25@washingtondcjcc.org

General Inquiries
volunteer@washingtondcjcc.org