After School Kids Program

Serve as a mentor and tutor with the After School Kids (ASK) Program which serves at-potential teens in the DC metropolitan area who are looking to make positive strides in their lives and to be catalysts for change in their community.  

ASK offers multiple scheduling options and a supportive team environment: evening shifts (Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday: 3:00 pm-8:30 pm, 3:30pm-8:30pm, 5:30-10pm) and Saturday shifts: 8:30am-2:30pm, 10:30 am- 4pm. Find additional information about ASK and register your interest on this form. Volunteer and Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions are available. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by September 10, 2018. Contact ASK Program Manager, Diana Acosta, at askprogram@georgetown.edu with questions.

Georgetown DC Reads Program

Georgetown DC Reads is a tutoring, mentoring, and advocacy program for elementary students who are a grade level or more behind in literacy skills in DCPS schools and community centers East of the River in DC. DC Reads time commitment ranges from 4-8 hours per week, with multiple scheduling options. Volunteer and Federal Work positions available. Find additional information about DC Reads and register your interest on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by September 10, 2018. Contact the DC Reads Program at dcreads@georgetown.edu with questions.

DC Schools Project

DC Schools Project (DCSP) is a tutoring, mentoring, and advocacy program that serves youth and adults of all ages who are English Language Learners (ELLs). DCSP offers multiple options to fit with your schedule. You do not have to speak another language to tutor with us! Join us today in Volunteer and Federal Work positions. Find more information about DCSP and register your interest at on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by Friday, September 7, 2018. Contact DCSP Program Director, Jessica Lee, at dcsp@georgetown.edu with questions.

HOME Program

Through HOME, students serve at Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC), a drop-in center which seeks lasting solutions to homelessness one person at at time. Students assist GMC’s staff at guiding individuals experiencing homelessness towards stability and housing through street outreach, educating the community about homelessness, and creating a safe, respectful and and welcoming environment in the center. Students support client-focused programs, services and projects 4-8 hours a week in Volunteer and Federal Work Study positions. Find more information and register your interest on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by Friday, September 7, 2018. Contact the HOME Program Coordinator at homelessness@georgetown.edu with questions.

Georgetown Jumpstart

Georgetown Jumpstart works with preschool children from under-resourced communities to develop their language, literacy, and socio-emotional skills that youth need to be ready for success in kindergarten through twice weekly programming. Jumpstart Corps members have the opportunity to inspire young children to learn, serve in the DC community, work on a team, and build professional skills. Jumpstart asks for a full academic year commitment from applicants. Volunteer and Federal Work Study positions are available. Find more information about Jumpstart and register your interest online on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by September 10, 2018. Contact the Jumpstart Site Manager, Melissa Bernard, at jumpstart@georgetown.edu with questions.

STEM Afterschool

STEM Afterschool is a project-based science enrichment program for 3rd grade students in DC elementary schools. Georgetown STEM tutors are responsible for leading science, mathematics, engineering, and technology explorations to improve youth's academic performance in STEM. Volunteer and Federal Work Study positions are available. No STEM background is required! Find more information and register your interest on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by September 10, 2018. Contact the STEM Afterschool Program at stemafterschool@georgetown.edu with questions.

Sign up for updates and fall applications for the Alternative Breaks Program

Interested in the Alternative Breaks Program? ABP will be offering one trip, Blanket New Orleans, over Winter Break in January 2019. Applications due on 11:59PM on Sunday, October 14. Our four Magis international immersion trips to India, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and the US/Mexico border (Kino) and our JUHAN international trip, also have an application deadline of 11:59PM on Sunday, October 14. Applications coming soon! Sign up here to receive email updates regarding ABP. Contact the Alternative Breaks Program at altbreaks@georgetown.edu with questions.

UNXD 130: CBL Social Action

UNXD 130: CBL Social Action is a 1-credit course. Students integrate a 3 or 4 credit course with a community engagement experience through 1 credit in reflection. 30-40 hours of community-based service / social justice work is required to be completed throughout the semester.

Click here to apply to UNXD 130: CBL Social Action. Completed applications (including confirmation of your location of service) are open now and accepted on a rolling basis, due no later than Friday, September 8. CSJ can suggest community-based organizations and courses. Contact Assistant Director for Social Justice Curriculum and Pedagogy, Amanda Munroe, at csjcbl@georgetown.edu, with questions.

Center Operations Intern

The Center Operations Intern (COI) is the first point of contact for visitors and callers to the Center for Social Justice. The COI implements projects assigned by the CSJ staff, supports staff research, facilitates operations, and creates a welcoming environment in the Center. This position is Federal Work-Study only. Register your interest on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to registrations received by Friday, September 7, 2018. Contact the CSJ Operations Officer, Caitlin Miller, at caitlin.miller@georgetown.edu with questions.

CSJ Van Assistants

The CSJ Van Assistant works with CSJ in keeping the vans fueled and cleaned. Hours are flexible for each day. A valid driver's license for at least one year is required to obtain a driver authorization. This position is Federal Work-Study only. Register your interest online on this form. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to registrations received by Friday, September 7, 2018. Contact the Van & Payroll Administrator, Lucia Cappelloni, at lc877@georgtown.edu with questions.

CSJ Evening Programs Drivers

The CSJ Evening Programs Driver positions are a critical component of our DC Schools Project and ASK evening programs, without whom we would not be able to serve the community. The drivers will fulfill pick-up duties for the After School Kids (ASK) program and/or drive GU tutors to homes for the DC Schools Project's (DCSP) 1-2-1 in-home tutoring program. CSJ will provide trainings so that drivers feel comfortable driving a 12-passenger van and navigating the city and routes.

Any combination of days and 2.5-, 3-, or 5.75-hour shifts are available Monday through Thursday between 3:30 pm - 9:45 pm.

  • Shift Option 1: 3:30 - 6:00 pm
  • Shift Option 2: 6:15 - 9:45 pm
  • Shift Option 3: 3:30 - 9:45 pm
  • Shift Option 4: 8:00 - 9:45 pm

Find additional information about the position and register your interest on this form. Volunteer and Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions are available. Interest forms are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority consideration is given to interest received by September 10, 2018. Contact CSJ Associate Director, Ray Shiu, at ray.shiu@georgetown.edu with questions.

Apply for a MetroCard for your social justice work

CSJ provides MetroCards to undergraduate students participating in campus-sponsored service-learning initiatives, such as Community-based Learning (CBL), as part of an academic course, or UNXD 130: CBL Social Action, that require regular transportation needs. The MetroCard is used by the student to take public transportation to and from campus to their community-based organization site in the Washington, DC metro area. Fill out the a short application. The application deadline is 9:00 am on Friday, September 21. Contact Van and Payroll Administrator Lucia Cappelloni, at lc877@georgtown.edu with questions. Funds for this program are limited; MetroCards will be loaned on a first-come, first-served basis.

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