Room to Rebloom - Outreach

Our friends at Room to Rebloom are looking for volunteers to help with writing, fundraising, social media, media outreach and more! Or if you want to put some muscle into it, they also need strong folks to help unpack boxes and assemble furniture. Help make a house/apartment a home for a domestic violence survivor. For more information, contact

N Street Village - BINGO Runner

Is BINGO one of your favorite pastimes? Would you like to be a part of the community in a social atmosphere? Then Monday night BINGO is just for you! Please arrive at 6:15 p.m.; play begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. and lasts until around 7:15 p.m. Prizes and bingo supplies are provided; reduced-sugar baked goods and treats are, however, always a welcome plus! 

Contact: Heidi Gauthier, Volunteer Manager, | 202-939-2075
Please fill out a volunteer information form. All new volunteers must attend an orientation.

Calvary Women's Services - Job Lead Facilitator

Job Lead Facilitators have knowledge of basic computer skills and job search techniques. Job Lead Facilitators log women onto computers, monitor activities and answer questions that arise regarding best job search practices and technology. Job Lead Facilitators may also be asked to conduct job searches in tandem with supervision. 

When: Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9-11 a.m
Where: Calvary Women's Services, 1217 Good Hope Road SE
Contact: (202) 678-2341,
Please fill out this volunteer information form

826DC - Literacy Supporters

Volunteers helped us support more than 4,400 students between the ages of 6-18 in the District of Columbia in 2014 and 2015. Volunteers create and lead or support writing workshops; mentor students in writing and literacy; support publishing projects and book releases; provide small group homework help; guide children through story creation; illustrate stories; and spread the word in our storefront, the Museum of Unnatural History. All volunteers must be 18 or older and complete a background check in order to work directly with our students.

Contact: Paige Deckelbaum,

The Black Swan Academy - Lead Instructors

We are seeking several competent and qualified Lead Instructor(s), who are committed to encouraging and assisting students to develop his/her full potential. This position will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum; supervising counselors and youth. This position is not paid, however a small stipend will be offered. The Lead Instructor is expected to attend required trainings and work 5-8 hours per week (3:30-6 p.m.).

Requirements: 2-3 years experience conducting lesson plans/trainings/workshops; At least one year experience overseeing staff/volunteers or youth; Background in Black History, Social work, Education or Social Policy. Sensitivity to people of diverse educational, ethnic, and economic backgrounds; Secure DCPS clearances

Contact: Samantha Davis,

The Black Swan Academy - Mentors

We are seeking passionate mentors, who are committed to encouraging and assisting students to develop his/her full potential. Mentors assist in the implementation of the curriculum; including planning/participating in community service activities and advocacy efforts. Most importantly counselors are expected to be positive role models to the youth. This position is not paid, however a transportation stipend may be offered. Mentors are expected to attend required trainings and one to two times per week, 3-6 hours per week (3:30-6:30 p.m.).

Requirements: Experience working with youth; Interest in Social Justice and Black History; Sensitivity to people of diverse educational, ethnic, and economic backgrounds; Interest/Background in Social work, Education or Public Policy preferred; All volunteers MUST secure DCPS clearances.

Contact: Samantha Davis,