Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in the National Capital Community

 


Date:  Monday, January 16, 2017

Title:  Martin Luther King Day of Canvassing Service (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Location:  Twelfth Street Christian Church - 1812 12th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

Nearest Metro Rail:  U Street Metro (Green line) – location is 2 short blocks (between S and T streets)

Parking:  Limited, free on-street residential parking

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers will fan out across the city to help recruit new volunteer tutors and mentors for 40+ partner tutoring and mentoring organizations and schools.

Attire:  Warm and casual clothing.

Other: Light refreshments will be available. Volunteers will receive basic training at time of check-in on event day.

Volunteer slots: 100

Minimum volunteer age:  14 years of age


Date:  Thursday, January 19, 2017

Title:  Food Distribution - Latin American Youth Center / Maryland Multicultural Youth Center (Riverdale, MD)

Time:  8:30 AM – 12:00 PM   

Location:  6200 Sheridan Street, Riverdale MD 20737

Nearest Metro Rail:  New Carrollton (Orange Line); Prince George’s Plaza Station (Green Line

Metro Bus:  New Carrollton – Silver Spring (F4)

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, registration, packaging, distributing and clean up.  

Volunteer slots: 13

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old (signed volunteer waiver/contract required) 


Date:  Thursday, February 16, 2017 

Title:  Food Distribution - Latin American Youth Center / Maryland Multicultural Youth Center (Riverdale, MD)

Time:  8:30 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  6200 Sheridan Street, Riverdale MD 20737

Nearest Metro Rail:  New Carrollton (Orange Line); Prince George’s Plaza Station (Green Line

Metro Bus:  New Carrollton – Silver Spring (F4)

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, registration, packaging, distributing and clean up.  

Volunteer slots: 13

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old (signed volunteer waiver/contract required) 


Date:  Saturday, March 11, 2017

Title:  Help Care for a Local School’s Community Garden (Washington, DC)

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.  

Location:  JO Wilson Elementary School (660 K Street NE, Washington, DC 20002)

Nearest Metro Rail:  NoMa/Gallaudet (Red Line); approximate ten minute walk to the school

Parking:  Two hour residential street parking

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help maintain the school garden which includes watering, weeding, planting, harvesting, trash removal, setting up lunch stations, signing in volunteers and others tasks.   

Attire:  Clean, relaxed, appropriate casual clothing for outdoors and comfortable closed-toe shoes.

Volunteer slots: 20

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age


Date:  Thursday, March 16, 2017 

Title:  Food Distribution - Latin American Youth Center / Maryland Multicultural Youth Center (Riverdale, MD)

Time:  8:30 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  6200 Sheridan Street, Riverdale MD 20737

Nearest Metro Rail:  New Carrollton (Orange Line); Prince George’s Plaza Station (Green Line

Metro Bus:  New Carrollton – Silver Spring (F4)

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, registration, packaging, distributing and clean up.  

Volunteer slots: 13

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old (signed volunteer waiver/contract required) 


Date:  Thursday, April 20, 2017 

Title:  Food Distribution - Latin American Youth Center / Maryland Multicultural Youth Center (Riverdale, MD)

Time:  8:30 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  6200 Sheridan Street, Riverdale MD 20737

Nearest Metro Rail:  New Carrollton (Orange Line); Prince George’s Plaza Station (Green Line

Metro Bus:  New Carrollton – Silver Spring (F4)

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, registration, packaging, distributing and clean up.  

Volunteer slots: 13

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old (signed volunteer waiver/contract required) 


Date:  Thursday, May 18, 2017 

Title:  Food Distribution - Latin American Youth Center / Maryland Multicultural Youth Center (Riverdale, MD)

Time:  8:30 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  6200 Sheridan Street, Riverdale MD 20737

Nearest Metro Rail:  New Carrollton (Orange Line); Prince George’s Plaza Station (Green Line

Metro Bus:  New Carrollton – Silver Spring (F4)

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, registration, packaging, distributing and clean up.  

Volunteer slots: 13

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old (signed volunteer waiver/contract required) 


Date:  Thursday, June 15, 2017 

Title:  Food Distribution - Latin American Youth Center / Maryland Multicultural Youth Center (Riverdale, MD)

Time:  8:30 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  6200 Sheridan Street, Riverdale MD 20737

Nearest Metro Rail:  New Carrollton (Orange Line); Prince George’s Plaza Station (Green Line

Metro Bus:  New Carrollton – Silver Spring (F4)

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, registration, packaging, distributing and clean up.  

Volunteer slots: 13

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old (signed volunteer waiver/contract required) 


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