There are many ways that you can share your time and talents with Shaw

We are always looking for volunteers to help with our daily programming for children and youth. Our children benefit tremendously from one-on-one tutoring, as well as enrichment activities. We ask that volunteers commit to at least two hours per week.

After school program: Monday - Friday, 3:45 - 6pm (during the school year)

Summer camp: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (late June to mid-August)

If you are interested in any of the following opportunities,
please call 202 232-1258 or send an email to

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • One on one tutoring and homework help
  • Reading / literacy (targeted tutoring and small group instruction)
  • Science projects / math help (targeted tutoring and small group instruction)
  • Art projects
  • Cultural history / music / drumming
  • Theater / drama
  • Digital literacy / computer instruction
  • Physical activity (sports / capoeira / yoga / kung-fu / dance)
  • Civics / entrepreneurship
  • Nutrition / cooking / gardening / healthy lifestyles
  • College preparation / job readiness / life skills for older youth
  • Boys club and girls club mentoring for older youth

Thanks for your support of the Shaw Community Ministry and the residents of Shaw.  

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