Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in the National Capital Community

 


Date:  Saturday, March 25, 2017

Title:  Tutors for Saturday Academies (Alexandria, VA)

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Francis C. Hammond Middle School (4646th Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304)

Nearest Metro Rail: 

Parking:  Limited spots in the front of the building (Seminary Rd access) for visitors and more parking available in the back of the school. To access the back parking lot, volunteers would need to turn down N. Pickett St., then make a right onto N. Pegram St. where the entrance to the lot is located on the right side of the street.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist students with school work, tutoring and mentoring.   

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

Volunteer slots: 6

Minimum volunteer age:  18years of age


Date:  Sunday, April 2, 2017

Title:  KEEN Fit (North Bethesda, MD)

Time:  1:40 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.  

Location:  Washington Sports Club (10400th Old Georgetown Road, N. Bethesda, MD 20814)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Grosvenor (Red Line); Approximately two miles from Washington Sports Club; Bus service from Metro station. Depart from Grosvenor Station & Bay J Board Ride-On Bus 6 towards MONTGOMERY MALL Exit at Old Georgetown Road & Bells Mill

Parking:  Free parking available in Georgetown Square Shopping Center

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers paired with a KEEN young adult “athlete” with a mental disability in a professional gym setting. Volunteer coaches help athletes on all the different fitness equipment and in the training studio. Please note: Volunteers are required to complete required forms. Volunteers may fill out this form on-site prior to the session or on-line at http://www.keengreaterdc.org/volunteers 

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

Volunteer slots: 10


Date:  Sunday, April 2, 2017

Title:  KEEN Fit (North Bethesda, MD)

Time:  2:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.  

Location:  Tilden Middle School (11211th Old Georgetown Road, N. Rockville, MD 20852)

Nearest Metro Rail:  White Flint (Red Line); Approximately one mile from Tilden Middle School

Parking:  School parking lot

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers paired with a KEEN young adult “athlete” with a mental disability in a professional gym setting. Volunteer coaches help athletes on all the different fitness equipment and in the training studio. Please note: Volunteers are required to complete required forms. Volunteers may fill out this form on-site prior to the session or on-line at http://www.keengreaterdc.org/volunteers 

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

Volunteer slots: 15


Date:  Saturday, April 8, 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 10 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:  40

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age


Date:  Sunday, April 9, 2017

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

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  CW Harris Elementary School (301 53rd Street SE, Washington, DC 20019)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Benning Road or Capitol Heights (Blue and Silver Lines); approximate 20 minute walk to the school

Parking:  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: 40

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age


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:  Saturday, April 22, 2017

Title:  Tutors for Saturday Academies (Alexandria, VA)

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Francis C. Hammond Middle School (4646th Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304)

Nearest Metro Rail:  NA

Parking:  Limited spots in the front of the building (Seminary Rd access) for visitors and more parking available in the back of the school. To access the back parking lot, volunteers would need to turn down N. Pickett St., then make a right onto N. Pegram St. where the entrance to the lot is located on the right side of the street.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist students with school work, tutoring and mentoring.   

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

Volunteer slots: 6

Minimum volunteer age:  18years of age


Date:  Saturday, April 22, 2017

Title:  Bison Without Borders (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.  

Location:  Central Union Mission (65th Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Union Station (Red Line)

Parking:  Limited, metered street parking; nearby parking garages

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help pass out Family Wize prescription discount cards, greet participants, event set up and clean up. 

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

Volunteer slots: 15


Date:  Saturday, May 6, 2017

Title:  Tutors for Saturday Academies (Alexandria, VA)

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Francis C. Hammond Middle School (4646th Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304)

Nearest Metro Rail:  NA

Parking:  Limited spots in the front of the building (Seminary Rd access) for visitors and more parking available in the back of the school. To access the back parking lot, volunteers would need to turn down N. Pickett St., then make a right onto N. Pegram St. where the entrance to the lot is located on the right side of the street.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist students with school work, tutoring and mentoring.   

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

Volunteer slots: 6

Minimum volunteer age:  18years of age


Date:  Saturday, May 13, 2017

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

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.  

Location:  CW Harris Elementary School (301 53rd Street SE, Washington, DC 20019)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Benning Road or Capitol Heights (Blue and Silver Lines); approximate 20 minute walk to the school

Parking:  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: 40

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age


Date:  Saturday, May 13, 2017

Title:  Tutors for Saturday Academies (Alexandria, VA)

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Francis C. Hammond Middle School (4646th Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304)

Nearest Metro Rail:  NA

Parking:  Limited spots in the front of the building (Seminary Rd access) for visitors and more parking available in the back of the school. To access the back parking lot, volunteers would need to turn down N. Pickett St., then make a right onto N. Pegram St. where the entrance to the lot is located on the right side of the street.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist students with school work, tutoring and mentoring.   

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

Volunteer slots: 6

Minimum volunteer age:  18years of age


Date:  Sunday, May 14, 2017

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

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Miner Elementary School (601 15th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Union Station (Red Line); approximate 25 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, 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:  Saturday, May 20, 2017

Title:  Tutors for Saturday Academies (Alexandria, VA)

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Francis C. Hammond Middle School (4646th Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304)

Nearest Metro Rail:  NA

Parking:  Limited spots in the front of the building (Seminary Rd access) for visitors and more parking available in the back of the school. To access the back parking lot, volunteers would need to turn down N. Pickett St., then make a right onto N. Pegram St. where the entrance to the lot is located on the right side of the street.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist students with school work, tutoring and mentoring.   

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

Volunteer slots: 6

Minimum volunteer age:  18years of age


Date:  Thursday, May 25, 2017

Title:  Family Food Market(Washington, DC)

Time:  3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.  

Location:  Hart Middle School (601 15th Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20032)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Anacostia (Green Line); 10 minute bus ride or 20-25 minute walk to the school

Parking:  School parking lot (right side of school)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help serve the school and community through the Family Food Market by setting up, distributing food and cleaning up. 

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

Volunteer slots: 20

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required)


Date:  Saturday, June 10, 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 10 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: 40

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age


Date:  Sunday, June 11, 2017  

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

Time:  9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  

Location:  Miner Elementary School (601 15th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Union Station (Red Line); approximate 25 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, 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) 


Date:  Thursday, June 22, 2017

Title:  Family Food Market(Washington, DC)

Time:  3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.  

Location:  Hart Middle School (601 15th Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20032)

Nearest Metro Rail:  Anacostia (Green Line); 10 minute bus ride or 20-25 minute walk to the school

Parking:  School parking lot (right side of school)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help serve the school and community through the Family Food Market by setting up, distributing food and cleaning up. 

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

Volunteer slots: 20

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required)


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