Join Catholic Charities DC and ensure our neighbors have the resources they deserve! Whether you donate your time, talent, or treasure, you will make a difference in the lives of the people we serve and gain valuable experience and learning. Click on the options below to learn more about how you can volunteer.

In-Person Projects

Socially Distanced Projects

Join us at the SHARE Warehouse to assist with the food bagging and distribution! While maintaining safety precautions and social distancing, volunteers will help prepare and distribute thousands of free food packages for our neighbors! Please note, your temperature will be checked when you arrive at the SHARE Warehouse (3222 Hubbard Road Landover, MD 20785).


Food Bagging

Join Catholic Charities at their Spanish Catholic Center location in DC to assist with the weekly food distribution taking place every other Wednesday. Volunteers who are screened and cleared can help in one out of the two roles:

  • Help assemble grocery packages for pick up.
  • Distribute the food packages (Spanish and English speaker preferred)

  Wednesday: Food Distribution! 

Support our community members in need by assisting with a mobile food distribution at St. Bernard Church, in Riverdale, MD

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The Saint Maria’s Meals Program was created in order to meet the needs of individuals and families by providing a warm and nutritious meal.


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Continue your commitment to our community after the holidays! If you know how to use TurboTax and enjoy helping our neighbors get money back from their tax returns, sign up to be a VITA Tax Return Preparer. Fill out an application by December 20. Spanish-English bilingual volunteers encouraged to apply.

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Do you have a flexible schedule? Do you want to serve as Catholic Charities’ first line of defense for newly emerging volunteer needs? Sign up today as an on-call volunteer! Examples of frequent on-call requests include translation and food distribution help. Click the link below for more information and to sign up!

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Dorothy Day Place, a transitional housing program in Rockville, MD, is seeking volunteers to prepare and drop off dinner for approximately 25 guests every day of the week. Read more and sign up for a shift below! 


Looking for a way to gain experience or get more deeply involved in service? Consider joining Catholic Charities for a year in one of these Year of Service volunteer positions. If applying to Cap Corps, be sure to share that you are interested in serving with Catholic Charities!

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The Holiday Season is a time for reflection and gratitude. Support from our community means that we are able to provide our clients with excellent resources and case management. Join our Development team and call our donors to thank them for everything they have done this past year! 

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To learn about alternative ways you can support our clients who have been impacted by the public health emergency, click the following link:

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