Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in the National Capital Community

 


Date:  Tuesday, December 6, 2016  

Title:  General Volunteer (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  United Way NCA – 1101 15th Street NW (Suite 1000), Washington, DC 20005

Nearest Metro Rail:  McPherson Square (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines) and Farragut North (Red Line) – 5 to 10 minute walk to location  

Parking:  limited metered street parking and/or near-by parking garages

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with a general mailer, sort and inventory donations, and other administrative tasks.

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old 


Date:  Thursday, December 8, 2016  

Title:  Classroom Assistant (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Bright Beginnings, Inc. 128 M. St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Noma Gallaudet (Red Line) or Mount Vernon Square (Yellow or Green Lines)

Parking:

Location 1:  M street between 1st and 2nd NW.   Pierce Street is located directly behind BBI and leads to the Walker Jones Campus. 

Location 2:  Kirby Street (near N. St and Morgan St NW) next to the Dunbar Recreation Center.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist teachers with children in small groups in different learning areas in the classrooms.  Volunteers may be asked to work one on one with children, clean the classroom and assisting with various administrative tasks.

Attire: No open toed shoes.  Jeans, sneakers and t-shirts are recommended.  Volunteers should be able to sit, stand and move comfortably in clothing.  Clothing should be appropriate for an educational setting.

How many Volunteer slots: 3

Minimum volunteer age: 21


Date:  Friday, December 9, 2016

Title:  General Volunteer (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  United Way NCA – 1101 15th Street NW (Suite 1000), Washington, DC 20005

Nearest Metro Rail:  McPherson Square (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines) and Farragut North (Red Line) – 5 to 10 minute walk to location  

Parking:  limited metered street parking and/or near-by parking garages

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with a general mailer, sort and inventory donations, and other administrative tasks.

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old 


Date:  Saturday, December 10, 2016   

Title:  UPO Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM   

Location:  United Planning Organization – 301 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Shaw/Howard (Yellow and Green Lines); Rhode Island Avenue (Red Line); bus transfer required

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help sort toy donations by age and gender.

Volunteer slots:  15

Attire:  clean, comfortable and relaxed clothing; closed-toed shoes

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required) – community service hours awarded


Date:  Saturday, December 10, 2016  

Title:  UPO Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM   

Location:  United Planning Organization – 301 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Shaw/Howard (Yellow and Green Lines); Rhode Island Avenue (Red Line); bus transfer required

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help sort toy donations by age and gender.

Volunteer slots:  15

Attire:  clean, comfortable and relaxed clothing; closed-toed shoes

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required) – community service hours awarded


Date:  Saturday, December 10, 2016  

Title:  UPO Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM   

Location:  United Planning Organization – 301 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Shaw/Howard (Yellow and Green Lines);  

Parking:  on-site and residential Rhode Island Avenue (Red Line); bus transfer required

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help sort toy donations by age and gender.

Volunteer slots:  15

Attire:  clean, comfortable and relaxed clothing; closed-toed shoes

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required) – community service hours awarded


Date:  Sunday, December 11, 2016   

Title:  UPO Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM   

Location:  United Planning Organization – 301 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Shaw/Howard (Yellow and Green Lines); Rhode Island Avenue (Red Line); bus transfer required

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help sort toy donations by age and gender.

Volunteer slots:  15

Attire:  clean, comfortable and relaxed clothing; closed-toed shoes

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required) – community service hours awarded


Date:  Sunday, December 11, 2016  

Title:  UPO Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM   

Location:  United Planning Organization – 301 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Shaw/Howard (Yellow and Green Lines); Rhode Island Avenue (Red Line); bus transfer required

Parking:  on-site and residential

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help sort toy donations by age and gender.

Volunteer slots:  15

Attire:  clean, comfortable and relaxed clothing; closed-toed shoes

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required) – community service hours awarded


Date:  Sunday, December 11, 2016  

Title:  UPO Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM   

Location:  United Planning Organization – 301 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Shaw/Howard (Yellow and Green Lines);  

Parking:  on-site and residential Rhode Island Avenue (Red Line); bus transfer required

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help sort toy donations by age and gender.

Volunteer slots:  15

Attire:  clean, comfortable and relaxed clothing; closed-toed shoes

Minimum volunteer age:  12 years of age (adult supervision required) – community service hours awarded 


Date:  Saturday, December 10, 2016

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, December 15, 2016

Title: Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) - MMYC Food Bank (Riverdale, MD)

Time: 8:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M. 

Location: 6200 Sheridan Street Riverdale, MD 20737

Metro Rail: New Carrollton Station (Orange Line) & Prince George's Plaza Station (Green Line)

Metro Bus: F4 (New Carrollton-Silver Spring)

Minimum Age Requirement:  18

Volunteer Engagement:  Volunteers to help with registration, logistics, packaging, distributing, loading and clean up

Volunteer Slots:  12


Date:  Thursday, December 15, 2016

Title:  General Volunteer (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location:  United Way NCA – 1101 15th Street NW (Suite 1000), Washington, DC 20005

Nearest Metro Rail:  McPherson Square (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines) and Farragut North (Red Line) – 5 to 10 minute walk to location  

Parking:  limited metered street parking and/or near-by parking garages

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with a general mailer, sort and inventory donations, and other administrative tasks.

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old


Date:  Thursday, December 15, 2016

Title:  General Volunteer (Washington, DC)

Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  

Location:  United Way NCA – 1101 15th Street NW (Suite 1000), Washington, DC 20005

Nearest Metro Rail:  McPherson Square (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines) and Farragut North (Red Line) – 5 to 10 minute walk to location  

Parking:  limited metered street parking and/or near-by parking garages

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with a general mailer, sort and inventory donations, and other administrative tasks.

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old 


Date:  Thursday, December 15, 2016

Title:  Joyful Food Market (Washington, DC)

Time:  2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location: Moten Elementary School – 1565 Morris Road, SE, Washington, DC 20020

Nearest Metro Rail:  Anacostia Metro Station (Green Line); bus (W3) ride required from the station to the school

Parking:  School parking lot

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, clean up and distributing food to the community.

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

Volunteer slots: 5

Minimum volunteer age: 15 years of age


Date:  Monday, December 19, 2016  

Title:  Classroom Assistant (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Bright Beginnings, Inc. 128 M. St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Noma Gallaudet (Red Line) or Mount Vernon Square (Yellow or Green Lines)

Parking:

Location 1:  M street between 1st and 2nd NW.   Pierce Street is located directly behind BBI and leads to the Walker Jones Campus. 

Location 2:  Kirby Street (near N. St and Morgan St NW) next to the Dunbar Recreation Center.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist teachers with children in small groups in different learning areas in the classrooms.  Volunteers may be asked to work one on one with children, clean the classroom and assisting with various administrative tasks.

Attire: No open toed shoes.  Jeans, sneakers and t-shirts are recommended.  Volunteers should be able to sit, stand and move comfortably in clothing.  Clothing should be appropriate for an educational setting.

How many Volunteer slots: 3

Minimum volunteer age: 21


Date:  Monday, December 19, 2016

Title:  Hope and a Home Holiday Party (Washington, DC)

Time:  4:30 PM – 8:30 PM 

Location: 15th Street Presbyterian Church - 1701 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Nearest Metro Rail:  U Street (Yellow or Green Lines) or Dupont Circle (Red Line)

Parking:  adjacent church lot

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist with set-up, serve food, and help with arts, crafts and entertainment.

How many volunteer slots: 20

Minimum volunteer age: 18


Date:  Thursday, January 5, 2017  

Title:  Classroom Assistant (Washington, DC)

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Bright Beginnings, Inc. 128 M. St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Noma Gallaudet (Red Line) or Mount Vernon Square (Yellow or Green Lines)

Parking:

Location 1:  M street between 1st and 2nd NW.   Pierce Street is located directly behind BBI and leads to the Walker Jones Campus. 

Location 2:  Kirby Street (near N. St and Morgan St NW) next to the Dunbar Recreation Center.

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to assist teachers with children in small groups in different learning areas in the classrooms.  Volunteers may be asked to work one on one with children, clean the classroom and assisting with various administrative tasks.

Attire: No open toed shoes.  Jeans, sneakers and t-shirts are recommended.  Volunteers should be able to sit, stand and move comfortably in clothing.  Clothing should be appropriate for an educational setting.

How many Volunteer slots: 3

Minimum volunteer age: 21

 


Date:  Saturday, January 7, 2017  

Title:  Health & Fitness Expo (Washington, DC)

Time:  8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   

Location:  Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt. Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street (Yellow and Green Lines)

Parking:  3000 residential parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility (first come, first serve)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, staffing and interactive activities at the United Way NCA booth. 

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old

 


Date:  Saturday, January 7, 2017  

Title:  Health & Fitness Expo (Washington, DC)

Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM   

Location:  Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt. Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street (Yellow and Green Lines)

Parking:  3000 residential parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility (first come, first serve)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, staffing and interactive activities at the United Way NCA booth. 

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old

 


Date:  Saturday, January 7, 2017  

Title:  Health & Fitness Expo (Washington, DC)

Time:  2:00 PM – 5:30 PM   

Location:  Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt. Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street (Yellow and Green Lines)

Parking:  3000 residential parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility (first come, first serve)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, staffing and interactive activities at the United Way NCA booth. 

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old

 


Date:  Sunday, January 8, 2017   

Title:  Health & Fitness Expo (Washington, DC)

Time:  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM   

Location:  Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt. Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street (Yellow and Green Lines)

Parking:  3000 residential parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility (first come, first serve)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, staffing and interactive activities at the United Way NCA booth. 

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old

 


Date:  Sunday, January 8, 2017   

Title:  Health & Fitness Expo (Washington, DC)

Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM   

Location:  Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt. Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street (Yellow and Green Lines)

Parking:  3000 residential parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility (first come, first serve)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, staffing and interactive activities at the United Way NCA booth. 

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old

 


Date:  Sunday, January 8, 2017   

Title:  Health & Fitness Expo (Washington, DC)

Time:  2:00 PM – 4:30 PM   

Location:  Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt. Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Rail:  Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street (Yellow and Green Lines)

Parking:  3000 residential parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility (first come, first serve)

Volunteer engagement:  Volunteers to help with logistics, staffing and interactive activities at the United Way NCA booth. 

Volunteer slots:  5

Minimum volunteer age:  18 years old 


Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Title: City Year Day of Service (Washington, DC)

Time: 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Meeting Location: Roosevelt High School – 4301 13th Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Nearest Metro Rail: Georgia Avenue (Green and Yellow Lines)

Parking: Residential

Volunteer engagement: Volunteers to help with beautification projects at 4 schools (Roosevelt High, Bancroft Elementary, Dorothy Height Elementary, Powell Elementary) in the Petworth neighborhood.

How many Volunteer slots: 70

Minimum volunteer age: 5 years old (adult supervision required); waiver required for all volunteers

Note: email thucks@uwnca.org for group sign up form


Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Title: MLK Day of Service (Washington, DC)

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM  

Location: Johnson Middle School - 1400 Bruce Place SE, Washington, DC 20020

Nearest Metro Rail: Anacostia Station (Green Line); bus ride required to location

Parking: School parking lot

Volunteer engagement: Volunteers will help clean, organize and beautify the third floor of the school to make space more useable.

Attire: Comfortable, relaxed clothing and comfortable closed-toed shoes.

Volunteer slots: 30

Minimum volunteer age: 18 years of age


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


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