Ways to Volunteer In the D.C. Area

Catholic Charities is recruiting 50 volunteers to take oa weekly, year-long commitment to serviceAll roles require an application, conversation with program staff about expectations, and at least a 75hour commitment including orientation and training. Except for medical professionals, volunteering is done remotely via video chat, phone calls, email, and regular mail.

Say YES! Fall Call for Volunteers

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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Thinking about how you can make an impact? Curious about ways to get involved during the pandemic? Join us for Catholic Charities Volunteer Open House on October 1st!

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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. 


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

Catholic Charities is recruiting 50 volunteers to take oa weekly, year-long commitment to service. Read more and apply here!

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