Say YES! to volunteering with Catholic Charities.

Apply by October 14. Begin volunteering mid November.

Catholic Charities is recruiting 50 volunteers to take oa weekly, year-long commitment to serviceAll roles are listed below and 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.

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Want to hear from current Catholic Charities’ volunteers? Questions about which volunteer role is the best fit? Join us for our Volunteer Open House: How You Can Really Help During COVID-19 & Beyond. October 1st, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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  1. Choose a role from the list below and click the “Learn More & Apply” button.
  2. For all roles except attorneys, make sure you have the following information ready:
    • Photo of government issued ID
    • Social Security number to complete Background Check Authorization form. If you do not have one, email volunteer@cc-dc.org for different screening.
    • 3 names and email addresses for references (personal or profession, just not a relative)
  3. Click “Fill in an Application.” Make an account if you do not have one already.
  4. Complete the application and click “Submit.”
  5. Receive an email with next steps!

BECOME A MENTOR OR Instructor

Catholic Charities serves people going through a big change, such as returning to the community after incarceration, learning a new language, or searching for a job. Become a mentor or instructor and help make their transitions easier.

Welcome Home Reentry Program supports men and women who are returning to society after incarceration through creating a support network centered around volunteer mentors who work closely with returning citizens. Mentor in DC, Montgomery, or Prince George’s County. Remote volunteering available.

WASHINGTON, DC

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

Pentorship volunteers make a one-year commitment to help empower mentees through weekly letters or emails. Pentors offer guidance, a postivie support network, and conncetions to resources to facilitate smooth and successful community reentry.  Remote volunteering available.

WASHINGTON, DC

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

The ESOL Instructor will teach beginner to intermediate level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses in Gaithersburg, MD. Experience working with the immigrant community and one year experience teaching or working with adults is required. Remote volunteering available. 

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Join our Financial Stability Network as a mentor or instructor.  In these roles, you will assist low to moderate income families and individuals to increase income, build assets, and gain/sustain assets. Remote volunteering available.

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The Spanish Catholic Center Gaithersburg is recruiting a long-term job readiness instructor to teach different modules of a job readiness curriculum. This role will help clients gain the skills to find and keep a job. Remote volunteering available.

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SUPPORT OUR Legal & Immigration TEAMS

Catholic Charities legal services and immigration support programs provide assistance many clients could not otherwise afford, thanks to our professionally trained staff, network of pro bono aides, and bilingual volunteers. 

A Catholic Charities Legal Network case-handling attorney volunteer will directly represent at least one pro bono client in their civil legal matter, zealously advocating for a positive outcome that improves the client’s life. Remote volunteering available.

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Mentor attorneys will answer questions and guide licensed volunteer attorneys who accept a pro bono case from Catholic Charities Legal Network. Mentors will have substantial knowledge in at least one of the civil legal areas covered by Catholic Charities Legal Network in either Washington, DC or Maryland. Remote volunteering available.

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Barred attorneys are needed to accept various cases for Immigration Legal Services. This service provides legal support to clients in the community who are most in need. Remote volunteering available.

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The Spanish Catholic Center Gatihersburg is recruiting a long-term Job Coach volunteer to work one-on-one with clients to help them write resumes, apply for jobs, and prepare for interviews. Remote volunteering available.

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Health Care Services Support

Catholic Charities offers several programs that help people live a healthy lifestyle. Primary care visits to the doctor, mental health counseling, and access to medical specialists for unique health challenges are some of the many services offered.

Volunteers will help conduct phone surveys with patients, compile results, review and format documents, and maintain databases. This volunteer will contribute to improving the quality of medical and dental services Catholic Charities delivers to people most in need. Remote volunteering available.

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The Medication Assistance Volunteer will work with the Medication Coordinator to obtain free medications for our patients and to maintain our in-house dispensary at the Volunteer Medical Clinic in DC. Some in-person volunteering necessary; Catholic Charities has implemented safety practices at every location.

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The Eligibility Specialist will help patients of the Volunteer Medical Clinic complete their eligibility paperwork over the phone to make sure they can access the free healthcare services. Bilingual Spanish/English volunteers needed. Remote volunteering available.

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Professionals are needed to provide primary and specialized healthcare to clients at our Medical Clinics or at their own office. This vital care will help those in need in our community. In-person volunteering necessary; Catholic Charities has implemented safety practices at every location. 

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Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are needed to serve at our Washington, DC Volunteer Medical Clinic. These volunteers will help respond to medical phone calls, triage patients, refer patients for future care, follow up on patient applications and educate patients about health issues. In-person volunteering necessary; Catholic Charities has implemented safety practices at every location.

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bEHIND THE sCENES sUPPORT

It takes a lot of people power to manage and run a social service nonprofit with 58 programs, 30 locations, and 120,000 clients. Volunteer to help Catholic Charities run smoothly and efficiently so we can continue to provide access to quality services for our clients.

Welcome Team volunteers will help engage prospective volunteers by staying in touch, answering questions, and helping complete the steps to become a volunteer. The Welcome Team will onboard 300 volunteers for ongoing roles and for internships. Remote volunteering available.

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