Volunteer Job Mentor - Virtual
Support the Education and Workforce Development program as Volunteer Job Mentor! The Volunteer Job Mentor will work one-on-one with clients to help navigate the job search cycle by assisting with job applications, resumes, cover letters, and mock interviews.This volunteer opportunity will be done virtually. Each volunteer will be assigned a Catholic Charities email address, and will have to complete a criminal background check.
This opportunity has a flexible schedule, and is perfect for a volunteer who is unable to commit to a regular schedule.
Contact Person: Volunteer Manager
Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388
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New Clinic Volunteers - Register Here for More Information
Volunteers are urgently needed--remote and on site--for Catholic Charities Mother of Mercy Free Medical Clinics. Located in Manassas and newly opened in Woodbridge, the clinics provide free, quality healthcare to low income individuals who are uninsured or under-insured. Volunteers are needed in a variety of roles:- Medical (primary care, specialists, nurses, pharmacists etc.)- Administrative (general office duties, volunteer coordination, front desk, etc.)- Interpreting (on-site and virtual)For a complete list of volunteer opportunities, you may review the positions listed for shift sign-ups, but new volunteers should register here.Covid-19 safety guidelines are being strictly followed. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Some volunteering can be done as your schedule permits, other roles require a regular, ongoing commitment. Shifts are typically 3-4 hours. An initial interview, brief training over Zoom, and completed paperwork including a background check are required for most positions before you can begin volunteering.Thank you for your interest in supporting the Mother of Mercy Free Medical Clinics!
Contact Person: Volunteer Coordinator
Car Ministry Volunteer
Give the gift of transportation to a family in need. Work on a cooperative basis with other Car Ministry volunteers to help low income families. This is an opportunity to make a transformative change in the lives of others. Work with both donors and people seeking cars. Help market the program, qualify individuals for the program, maintain records and electronic files, and perform other administrative tasks. Work one, four hour day per week.Training covers:Backgroung check
Contact Person: Debra Beard
Contact Phone: (703) 224-1478
Food Warehouse Support
Help us fight food insecurity! Our Food distribution Hub in Manassas is in need of individuals to help recieve donations, pull orders, and provide overall assistance in the warehouse operations. Give back to your community and make a difference
Contact Phone: (703) 479-2975
Naturalization Workshop Attorney Volunteers
Help eligible immigrants apply to become citizens! No foreign language skills or immigration experience required. This day-long workshop will walk applicants through the process of filling out the naturalization application. Attorney volunteers conduct individual legal review of applicant's cases, and are required to sign both the N-400 application and a G-28 Notice of Entry of Appearance. If you are unable to sign these forms, please request to volunteer as a non-attorney instead (link below). Mandatory training for first-time volunteers is provided at the first workshop attended. Click the link below to sign up to join our email distribution list. You will receive an email a few weeks out from each workshop with a call for volunteers, to which you can RSVP at that time if you'd like to attend.
Job Coach, Christians are Networking, Christ House
Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm only. Seeking individuals with Career Management, Human Resources, or similar background to assist residents of Christ House with job search skills and overall professional development. Volunteers will provide support in resume writing, self-marketing, interviewing, and networking skills as well as coaching and mentoring for success on the job and better career management. Work with men that are turning their lives around.Please submit via email your resume and a link to your LinkedIn profile. Having this information helps us to maximize how we can leverage our volunteers' diverse professional backgrounds and personal networks for the benefit of the Christ House residents that we serve.Volunteering will require:Background check
Contact Phone: (703) 841-3838
Law Student Intern - Alexandria/Remote
Hogar Immigrant Services' legal office seeks interns currently enrolled in law school. Interns will learn about a variety of immigration cases and will have the chance to draft documents, work with clients, research, and attend proceedings in immigration court. After submitting your volunteer application, please submit your resume, cover letter, and internship requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted by our supervising attorney for an interview.Training covers:Background checkPrivacy Training
Office Assistant - Bilingual - Manassas
Help us reach out to immigrants around Nothern Virginia! Hogar Immigrant Services Education Office serves clients with intensive English and Citizenship classes. Volunteer office assistants will help us place calls to clients, organize files, and test students. Must be available at least one half day per week during office hours (8 am - 9 pm) in Manassas. No experience needed. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
Attorney Office Volunteer
Help us reach out to immigrants around Nothern Virginia! Hogar Immigrant Services Legal Office serves clients with a variety of immigration legal services. Volunteer attorneys will assist with a variety of cases from naturalization to SIJS. Must be able to pass a background check, and be available at least one half day per week during office hours in Alexandria. Will be supervised by staff attorney.
Arts & Crafts Instructor
Tuesdays from 10:00 - 12:00 at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center. Creative and thrifty! Teach seniors how to make awesome Arts & Crafts projects on a budget. Our folks love everything from paper crafts, sewing projects, ceramics, and more! Must have a friendly personality, a love for seniors, and isn't afraid to use a glue gun!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Contact Person: Maria Mellor
Contact Phone: (703) 751-2766
Calling all musicians, loving audience ready to hear you play at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center! Our seniors love music and can't wait to hear you play. We welcome piano players, acoustic guitarists, DJs spinning classic tunes, singers, violinist, and sometimes the occasional accordion. Basically anything that makes a pleasant sound! Fill the hearts of the old with cheerful song!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Volunteer for the Day
Help with community building and preventing isolation at our Senior Center. Volunteer at St. Martin de Porres in Alexandria on a weekday. Help with a variety of social activities and make new friends with our wonderful seniors. Opportunity to make a difference in the life of a senior.
Computer Teachers - Manassas
Help your neighbors earn a Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate and CEUs from NOVA community college! This basic computer class is for intermediate and advanced English Language Learners who want to gain basic computer skills. The curriculum includes an introduction to the computer and computer parts, typing, Gmail and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The ideal teacher will have some paid or voluntary teaching experience and demonstrate computer literacy. Classes will be held in our computer lab on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9AM - 12PM or 6:30PM-9:30PM. Teachers must commit to teach one class per week. Interested in teaching with your friend or spouse? Teaching pairs are encouraged to apply!
ESL Instructor for Senior Citizens
Do you have experience or passion to help others learn English? Do you enjoy teaching the elderly? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is looking for encouraging and patient teachers eager to teach ESL. No experience is necessary, training will be provided.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Contact Person: Anne Coyne
Are you an active person looking to help others? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is seeking volunteers to lead exercise programs for elderly. Professional Certification is desired but not necessary. Hours vary, please contact Maria Mellor for more details.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Do you love the outdoors and enjoy working with your hands? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is seeking garden volunteers to help maintain our garden. You'll help harvest, weed, water, and plant! No experience necessary!Training covers:Background check
Senior Center General Support Volunteer
Do you love working with the elderly? Come help improve the lives of senior citizens by leading activities, serving meals, and socializing! Hours vary, please contact Maria Mellor for more info.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Senior Center Kitchen Helper
Help feed the elderly! St. Martin de Porres Senior Center seeks Kitchen Volunteers to help prepare daily continental breakfast and/or lunch! Food Safety Training will be provided. Please contact Maria Mellor for more information.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Front Desk Receptionist for Senior Center
We are seeking friendly and outgoing individuals that like doing light administrative work to be our Front Desk Receptionist! You'll greet seniors and help them check-in for the day, while also recording activity stats and picking up phone calls. Please contact Maria Mellor for more info.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Translator for Senior Center
Bilingual volunteers needed! St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is in need of volunteers to help translate calendars and provide live interpretation during guest speaker events. The senior center serves a diverse group of elder that come from over 30 different countries. Spanish, Chinese, Farsi, and Amharic are among the top languages in our senior center. Through translation services, you help prevent isolation and create more cross-cultural interaction.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Volunteer Nurse or Nursing Student for Blood Pressure Checks
Are you a retired nurse wanting to help others or a nursing student looking for experience? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is seeking volunteers to take blood pressures checks once a week. You'll conduct individual screenings for a very multicultural senior center! Great opportunity to use your nursing skills to help others!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Senior Center - Participant Volunteers
This position is for Participants of St. Martin de Porres Senior Center that volunteer during the day. Volunteering includes helping in the kitchen, leading or assisting with activities or in the garden.ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A PARTICIPANT OF ST. MARTIN DE PORRES SENIOR CENTER.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training Privacy Training
Senior Center - Seasonal Student Volunteers
Students are you looking for an opportunity to help the elderly during your summer, winter, or spring break? This is a perfect way to get community service hours while helping other. Volunteer hours are flexible but must be done during operation hours. Operation Hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training Privacy Training
Senior Center - Student Groups
For student groups interested in volunteering with the elderly, please apply for this opening by contacting Maria Mellor. Our hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, please make sure your students can come during our operation hours.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training
Senior Services - Catholic Eucharist or Catholic Mass
This position is for Catholic Priests or Deacons that would like to provide the elderly with Catholic Eucharist or Catholic Mass. This service opportunity is every Friday at 11:00 AM.
Contact Person: Luis Angel
Breakfast Volunteer at Senior Center
Give back to the elderly!Volunteers needed Monday - Friday from 8:00 - 10:30 am to help serve breakfast to the elderly. This job will include restocking breakfast supplies, refilling coffee & pastries, and heping seniors. Looking for volunteers that can volunteer at least once a week.Training covers:Background checkAPS Training Privacy TrainingIf you are interest please contact Maria Mellor directly at email@example.com or by phone at 703-751-2766.
Interpretation and Translation Assistant
Help our refugee families adjust to life in the US! If you are fluent in English as well as Arabic, Dari, Farsi, French, Amharic, Pashto, Urdu, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrini or other language, we may be able to use your skill in assisting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation. This volunteer opportunity may require:Background checkPrivacy and child protection training.
Senior Center - Computer Teacher
Do you have experience or passion to help others learn Computers? Do you enjoy teaching the elderly? St. Martin de Porres Senior Center is looking for encouraging and patient teachers eager to teach computer lessons. No experience is necessary, training will be provided.Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
Help our refugee families adjust to life in the US! If you are fluent in English as well as Arabic, Dari, Farsi, French, Amharic, Pashto, Urdu, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrigna or other language, we may be able to use your skill in assisting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation. These volunteer opportunities may require:Background checkPrivacy and child protection training
Help our refugees find employment. Coaches from the professions - medicine, engineering, accounting, law - are especially needed! Work alongside MRS employment specialists to help refugee familes become self-sufficient. Help with resumes, cover letters, online job applications, coach our clients one-on-one! These volunteer opportunities may require:Background checkPrivacy and child protection training
Food Wranglers - YOUTH
Earn your service hours, learn about food insecurity, and help feed the hungry! Join us by assisting with unloading, sorting and packing food. An updated schedule of activities will be provided after registration.
Prison Ministry Volunteer
Catholic Charities supports the Parishes with programs serving the incarcerated in the local jails and prisons. These groups conduct bible study, faith sharing, and catechesis. In these programs, you will support those who are in great need and make a difference! Various locations and schedules. For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for Prison Ministry, Bill Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703 841 3832 Please do not complete the online application. Thanks for your interest.
Contact Person: Bill Hall
Contact Phone: (703) 841-3832
Transitional Assistance Program (TAP) Volunteer
Help those leaving the Loudoun Adult Detention Center (ADC) with immediate needs upon release -- housing, food, transportation, identification, etc. Coordinate with volunteers in jail for housing and mentorship opportunities for those soon-to-be-released. Offer prayerful support for our returning citizens!
Activities Assistant - Group Games!
Tues, Wed, Thurs afternoons from 12:30 - 1:30 pm at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center. Help lead fun and active group games for high functioning seniors! Our folks love to play indoor bowling, team shuffleboard, indoor miniature golf, and more! No experience necessary, must enjoy spending time with seniors and have an energetic and fun personality!Training covers:Background checkAPS TrainingPrivacy Training
St. Rita's Men's Group Community Service
Saturday Community Service in Christ House on 1st Saturday of the Month from10:00am to 1:00pmNote: If you are not part of the group, please find another opportunity. Thank you!
Contact Person: Sister Aniliza P. Juan
Contact Phone: (703) 548-4227 x101
Evening Meal Kitchen Assistant
We need help of adult volunteer on Monday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM(Christ House, Alexandria)Assist the staff in dishwashing, cleaning the kitchen and dining room before and after the meal. Help in setting the table and preparing the drinks. Assist the evening meal group in serving the guests as needed.Before you register in this opportunity please contact & email first Sr. Annie at:Tel. No.: 703-549-4227 ext. 101E-mail : Ajuan@ccda.net
Thrift Shop Volunteer
Catholic Charities Thrift StoreChrist House, AlexandriaWe are in need of Adult volunteers who can serve regularly for 3 hours a week on* Thursdays from 10AM to 1PM or 1PM to 4PM* Fridays from 10AM to 1PM or 1PM to 4PMRequire background checkHelp receive, sort donations and mark & display the sorted items. Volunteers will safely provide support and assistance to shoppers and also monitor the maximum number of customers allowed to come into the shop at one time. "I was naked and you clothed me..." Matthew 25:36If you have questions about this opportunity, please email Sister Annie at email@example.com
English Tutor and Mentor/Children - Manassas
Help our refugee families. Work with children and teens to increase their English language skills and help with other homework/school needs. Can also serve as a mentor to help youth experience events and opportunities in the local community. Make a difference.Training covers:VIRTUSCPS TrainingBackground CheckPrivacy training
VA Refugee Student Achievement Project needs your help! As the VRSAP Assistant, you will support our staff in:*Orienting and enrolling new families to their local schools; assisting with paperwork*Monitoring academic progress of students*Maintaining regular communication with schools and parents*Encouraging refugee parents to play an active role in their childrens education*Maintaining refugee student database to track participationThis volunteer opportunity will require:Background checkPrivacy and child protection training
Conversation Partner - Fredericksburg
Help us welcome refugees as they adjust to their new lives in the US. Some refugees have a basic knowledge of English, but need to build their confidence and conversation skills. Flexible hours. This volunteer position helps a Refugee navigate their local community. Make a difference to a person in need.Training covers:VIRTUSCPS TrainingBackground Check
Drivers - Fredericksburg
Help our refugee families transition into their new lives in the US. Experienced drivers needed using office vehicles to pick up donation(s) from the community at large. Also, drivers needed with transporting client(s) to various types of appointments (ie., ESL class, social security office, DSS, healthcare, etc.). Give back to the community and serve those in need.Training covers:Background CheckDMV Record Review
Help our refugees find employment. Resume helpers meet one-on-one with a refugee client to compose or revise a resume that can be use for his/her current job search. Clients often need assistance filling out online job applications as well. Help someone in need.Training covers:Background CheckPrivacy training
English Tutor and Mentor/Children - Fredericksburg
Help our refugee families. Work with children and teens to increase their English language skills and help with other homework/school needs. Can also serve as a mentor to help youth experience events and opportunities in the local community. Make a difference.Training covers:VIRTUSCPS TrainingBackground CheckPrivacy trainingAmdist CDC advisement to limit person-to-person contact, we are suspending in-person mentoring but continuing with virtual mentoring by phone, FaceTime, and zoom. Now is a great time to join the team! We can process your paperwork remotely and offer resources and training. Mentoring and tutoring is critical now and always for our program participants.
Help our refugee families adjust to life in the US! If you are fluent in English as well as Arabic, Dari, Farsi, French, Amharic, Pashto, Urdu, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrigna or other language, we may be able to use your skill in assisting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation. This volunteer opportunity may require:Background checkPrivacy and child protection trainingTraining covers:VIRTUSCPS TrainingBackground CheckPrivacy Training
Companion for Older Refugees - Arlington
Help us support older refugees as they adjust to their new lives in the U.S. Some refugees have a basic knowledge of English, but need to build their confidence, conversation skills and comfort with navigating life in the U.S. Time commitment is flexible.
Companion for Older Refugees - Fredericksburg
Companion for Older Refugees - Manassas
Daytime drivers needed! While driving a client to a daytime appointment you have the opportunity to help the client feel welcome in the community. Help provide cultural orientation, talk about life in Northern Virginia, explain American holidays, practice mock job interviews, sing songs with the kids, etc while driving to appointments. Half-day commitment, once a week. May drive personal vehicle or agency vehicle. Driving authorization required. Valid Driver's License necessary.This opportunity will require:Background checkPrivacy and child protection trainingDMV Record Review
Conversation Partner - Arlington
Many of our clients are at-home moms who can be isolated and have difficulty accessing English classes. Volunteers meet once a week for an hour or two during the day. Start with beginning English and help her feel comfortable in her new community. Many of thse clients live in the Alexandria City, Manassas, and Woodbridge areas. Prefer six-month commitment.