Ways to Volunteer In the D.C. Area

Catholic Charities’ clients and programs need your help more than ever! Check out the remote and in-person volunteer opportunities we are recruiting for now.

COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities

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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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!

VOLUNTEER CALENDAR

Volunteers make a lasting impact when they commit to serving consistently in the same role such as a mentor, tutor, behind the scenes supporter, or pro bono professional. or other. Learn about opportunities to serve in ongoing volunteer roles:

DIVE DEEPER

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. 

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.

INTERNSHIPS

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.

SCHOOL OUTREACH

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

PARISH PARTNERS

Support Catholic Charities’ programs and clients during the pandemic. Check out our remote and in-person volunteer opportunities here.

Support the Southern Maryland Food Bank with donations and volunteering. Find out more here!