Schedule a project with your coworkers, family, friends, or social group. Or, join an Open Build and help revitalize local homeless shelters, low-income family homes, and public schools.
Teach someone to read, tutor a local student, mentor a high schooler, or help someone re-enter the workforce.
Jubilee Jobs: Ever interview successfully for a job? Then come use your past experience to help the unemployed refine their interviewing and job search skills. Twice a month a group of volunteers meets with participants in the Jubilee Jobs Placement program. We conduct mock interviews with the clients and provide them with feedback and suggestions. Training is provided for volunteers — so you don’t need to be an expert.
Tutor: We don't do any tutoring here at the DCJCC but many of our partner agencies do. Contact Erica at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn where you can help educate.
Help prepare food for the local homeless and underserved population. You can sign-up for volunteer opportunites out in the community or for those at DCJCC.
Hunger Action: Help combat hunger and hunger by supporting our local community. The first and third Thursdays, we meet at the Washington DCJCC to prepare food that will be donated to the DC Central Kitchen. Hunger isn’t specific to homeless individuals — it’s a much more widespread problem. Our project activities are open and appropriate for kids of all ages.
Hunger Action at DC Central Kitchen: This non-profit organization uses surplus donated food to prepare 6,500 meals every day. Be a part of this very valuable community service activity, Check out the Center Calendar for dates.
Gleaning: Join us the fourth Sunday of each month as we partner with Common Good City Farm to glean crops that will help nurish those in need in our community.
Help Keep Someone Warm
Handmade for the Homeless: Join fellow knitters and crocheters to make handmade goodies for a great cause! Whether you're experienced or interested in learning, we hope you'll join us at a Handmade for the Homeless! Our goal is to contribute as many warm winter items as possible to warm up our homeless neighbors on the streets.
One blood donation can save up to 4 lives. Make your donation with us. 2013 dates: March 6, June 19, October 2 and December 25
In Partnership with Inova Blood Donor services
INTERN WITH THE MCCCS
Intern with the Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service. Get academic credit, learn the ropes of event planning & project management. Internships are available September-December each year.
BE A CENTER CORPS VOLUNTEER
Become one of Washington DCJCC's loyal cadre of volunteers. Help out with in-house projects in exchange for free fitness membership. Contact Erica at email@example.com to learn more.