Ways to Volunteer In the D.C. Area

Seeking an opportunity to serve your community during the week of January 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the National Day of Service? Check out our volunteer opportunities.

MLK WEEK Volunteers

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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Volunteers deepen their impact when they commit to serving consistently in the same role such as a pro bono professional, mentor, or behind the scenes supporter. Training provided for many roles! Learn about opportunities to serve in ongoing volunteer roles:

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Check out our calendar of regular activities to help out for a couple of hours. Sign up and show up at the volunteer event. No orientation required!


Want to bring a group from your work, alumni association, or community for a few hours of helping and team building? Click the button below to learn about our opportunities and how to sign up for group volunteer projects. 


Catholic Charities offers a limited number of internship placements for graduate and undergraduate students during the academic year and summer. Click the button below for more information.


We welcome students and classes from grade schools, high schools, and colleges to get involved with us. Most of the projects on our volunteer calendar are appropriate for small groups of students (under 18 years old accompanied by parents or chaperones). We can also arrange service-learning projects.


Catholic Charities Parish Partners can help you develop a ministry at your parish. 


Want to be the first to hear about pressing volunteer needs? Sign up here for our Volunteer Email List and we will send out alerts when new volunteer needs become available.