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Volunteer Opportunities

Please read through each opportunity and choose the one that interests you the most and fits in with your work/school schedule. Then contact the staff person listed at the end of each opportunity for more information and to set up a meeting with him/her so you can get started. Thank you for your interest in our work! NOTE: Most volunteer opportunities require a security and background check.

Teen Center Student Mentor

Become a mentor at the Teen Center drop-in and after-school program, Monday-Friday 3-6 p.m., at the Latin American Youth Center (metro accessible, green line). Mentors help participants with their homework, monitor recreational activities/art workshops and help run educational enrichment activities. A background check and TB test may be required.

English Language Learner Student Mentor

Become a mentor of English Language Learner youth in our after-school program, Tuesday-Thursday 3:30-5:30 PM, at Wilson High School (metro accessible, red line). Volunteers help students 1-3 times per week with their homework and help run educational enrichment activities. Most students in the program have been identified by their teachers as struggling in school and in need of extra help. A background check and TB test is required. To apply, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   at (202) 244-6008.