GET INVOLVED

Interested in connecting with a larger community? We'd love to hear from you! Check out the number of ways to get involved.

We are happy to work with members of the community on volunteer projects; or to provide specific, individualized volunteer opportunities to students, senior citizens or others with an interest in becoming part of the Deaf Reach, Inc. family.

Interns from universities, high schools and other educational centers are encouraged to contact us to discuss potential placements with the agency. Opportunities are available in all programs.

Volunteer with Us

Welcome! Volunteers are an integral part of Deaf-REACH. 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.  Individuals who choose to volunteer their own expertise, experiences, and motivation to strengthen the support and services available to those we serve are always welcome here at Deaf-REACH.

Requirements for volunteering vary based on the type of volunteer position desired and may include orientation and training, and a confidentiality agreement.

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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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 maym@deaf-reach.org or call (202) 832-6681 or videophone us at (202) 559-5074.

Volunteer with Us

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 college degree in Counseling, Social Work, and Psychology. Deaf-REACH has hosted interns from different universities including 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 FOR INTERNS

  • 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 maym@deaf-reach.org or call (202) 832-6681 or videophone us at (202) 559-5074. You can also fill out the below form:

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Come to an Event

We’re having lots of fun events! Come and join us and give us your support today! Check out when our next event is here.

Donate to Us

Donations make all the difference for our community members in need. Change lives with your donations.

NEWS & EVENTS

We organize a variety of events to help people learn about and get involved with Deaf-REACH. From talks to charity drives to community service, this is where you can find out what’s going on. We also post the latest news here!

UPCOMING EVENTS

JOB OPENINGS

Deaf-REACH doesn't have any job openings at this time.