Volunteer in DC
"Everybody can be great because everybody can serve." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the spirit of Dr. King’s legacy of service, former Mayor Anthony A. Williams created Serve DC, the DC Commission on National and Community Service to strengthen and promote the District of Columbia’s spirit of service through partnerships, national service, and volunteerism. Serve DC supports AmeriCorps programs, leads the Citizen Corps effort, organizes DC's volunteer
.Days, and manages the Mayor’s Community Service Awards. Visit Serve DC's website
for information on volunteerism and service in Washington, or select from the opportunities below:
Help out at an animal shelter or assist with humane education efforts.
Provide valuable services to the many museums and theaters in DC.
Get involved in your city and neighborhood.
Support local parks programs, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation, and environmental action groups.
Assist families and people in need throughout the city.
Join your neighbors in supporting the revitalization of local business districts.
Help local organizations organize and run charitable events and activities.