Ways to Volunteer In the D.C. Area

Catholic Charities’ clients and programs need your help more than ever this holiday season! Check out the socially distanced and in-person holiday projects that you can get involved in now.


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 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.  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!


COVID-19 created a health, economic and civil justice crisis.  As attorneys, YOU can help abate that crisis. The Maryland Attorney General, Maryland Judiciary, Maryland State Bar Association and Maryland Access to Justice Commission are proud to join forces to deliver an urgent call to action for pro bono. They strongly urge every attorney in Maryland to help in the areas with the most acute need, including those served by Catholic Charities Legal Network and Immigration Legal Services. Volunteer with Catholic Charities today!

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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:

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Want to bring a group for a few hours of service & team building?

Catholic Charities offers many evening and weekend volunteer activities suitable for groups of different sizes. Sign up from our calendar: 


Would you rather customize an event for your group? Fill out the form below, and we will be in touch:


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.