Volunteer

Welcome! Volunteers and Interns are an integral part of Deaf-REACH.

Thank you for inquiring about volunteer and Internship opportunities at Deaf-REACH.

Volunteers and Interns at Deaf-REACH give their time to support our programs and help raise money and secure other resources for the agency. Deaf-REACH seeks energetic motivated volunteers to work with a diverse public in a variety of positions. The following opportunities are available:

 

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

 

  • VOLUNTEERS

We need people like you to join us in helping others.  At our organization, volunteers are essential.  Currently, volunteers serve Deaf-REACH in a number of ways, including assisting with recreational activities, working with individuals to enhance their social skills.  Members who choose to volunteer bring their own expertise, experiences, and motivation to strengthen the support and services available to those we serve.

Requirements for volunteering vary based on the type of volunteer position desired, and may include orientation and training, and a confidentiality agreement.  For more information on getting started, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (202) 832-6681

      TYPICAL DAILY TASKS FOR VOLUNTEERS:

 

  • Assist with coordination and planning for special events, including fundraising events.

  • Assist Executive Director with current agency projects.

  • Explore grant opportunities.

  • Work on projects related to community resources.

  • Working one-on-one with clients to improve specific skills.

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  • INTERNSHIPS

Deaf-REACH offers unpaid internships linked to courses for credit and to the fulfillment of community service hours. In most cases, Interns are working on their Masters and Bachelor in Counseling, Social Work and Psychology. Deaf-REACH has hosted interns from Gallaudet University. Interested students should check with their university to determine what qualifications off-site supervisors must possess and what procedures their university requires to initiate internships. 

typical daily tasks of an intern:

 

  • Assist program members and staff in developing social activities

  • Assist Executive Director with current agency projects.

  • Plan educational workshops for program members

  • Facilitating various client groups

  • Working one-on-one with clients to improve specific skills

  • Help with Job Coaching

  • Working with clients on pre-employment skills

  • Assisting clients in creating an employment profile

  • Conducting satisfaction surveys

 

Deaf-REACH is located near the Catholic University/Brookland Metro stop on the red line in Northeast Washington, D.C.

For more information on getting started, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. VP (202) 559-5074





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