General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: 1) Soccer Referees are needed for elementary and middle school games from 3:45 – 6PM each Thursday and Friday during the fall (September-November) season. Locations vary. No prior experience needed!

    2) Assistant Soccer Coaches and Assistant Creative Writing Coaches are needed during the after-school program hours of 3:00 – 6:00PM, Monday-Friday.

    3) Summer Camp Counselors help in a variety of ways at one of DC SCORES’ three summer camps! (Late June-early August)

    4) Corporate/Group Volunteers are encouraged to help us at one of our special events (see below for descriptions)

    5) High School Student Volunteers seeking community service hours are encouraged to volunteer as a Soccer Referee, Summer Camp Counselor, or at a Special Event.

    6) Other – Are you a skilled Photographer/Videographer? Graphic Design expert? Local artist? Own a restaurant? Donate your skills to DC SCORES or lend us your space for a fundraising event.

    7) SPECIAL EVENTS
    Special Events/Group Volunteers (weekend/late weeknight)
    DC SCORES hosts several special events throughout the year. The Fall Frenzy, Poetry Slam! and Jamboree! are program related and involve our poet-athletes, while the SCORES Cup is a fundraising event that involves no interaction with the students. Although not all events are listed, the primary DC SCORES events include:

    A) Fall Frenzy October 15 @ Trinity University 7:00AM – 3:00PM
    The Fall Frenzy is a day-long celebration of our fall season that includes a round-robin soccer tournament and other various outdoor activities for our elementary school students and their families to enjoy. Volunteer roles include setup/breakdown, registration, referees, arts & crafts leaders, facepainters, lunch servers, and field monitors.

    B) Poetry Slam!
    Nov. 15 (Westside DC) & Nov. 16 (Eastside DC) 4:30PM – 8:00PM

    This two-night, city-wide, spoken-word competition features performances of DC SCORES students and their original works of poetry. Volunteer roles include setup/breakdown, registration, ushers, scoring assistants, and stagehands.

    C) Jamboree! June 2, 2018 @ Anacostia Park, 8:00AM – 3:00PM
    The Jamboree! is our year-end culminating celebration of the DC SCORES programming year. Volunteer roles include setup/breakdown, registration, referees, arts & crafts leaders, facepainters, lunch servers, and field monitors.

    D) SCORES Cup June 23, 2016 @ Maryland SoccerPlex (Gaithersburg, MD), 8:00AM – 3:00PM
    The SCORES Cup is our annual adult co-ed soccer tournament made up of local companies, law firms, small businesses and soccer organizations. Volunteer roles include setup/breakdown, registration, field marshals, lunch servers, and photography.



  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; adult groups of less than 5; individual/high school; families with children; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: business hours during the week; daytime on the weekend

Events seeking volunteers

Jamboree 2019

DC SCORES, a non-profit organization and official community partner of D.C. United, is looking for the volunteers who can help to create a meaningful and fun experience for kids from across DC, and who can assist with our culminating event of the year, Jamboree. Jamboree is DC SCORES` all-day soccer tournament and community festival for 3,000 kids and their families. This year it will take place on Saturday, June 1 for elementary schools and Saturday, June 8 for middle schools. To get more detailed information about Jamboree and to register for volunteer shifts, please visit https://www.dcscores.org/jamboree.

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 (7:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Where: Anacostia Park , 1800 Anacostia Drive SE, Washington, DC 20020   map
  • Volunteer Info: During Jamboree this year there will be tons of different ways to help: to run activity booths (which can include different kinds of arts and crafts activities), to set-up or to close the event, to take photos and videos, and more. No soccer experience necessary. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day between 7 AM - 4 PM. Groups are welcome! Our volunteer groups allow us to reach all of our participants in a single event and play a massive part in creating a safe, meaningful, and engaging experience for the kids.
  • Contact: Daria Zavodskaia, (202) 250-0368
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, June 1, 2019 7:00 AM Saturday, June 1, 2019 4:00 PM America/New_York Jamboree 2019 https://www.dcscores.org/jamboree DC SCORES, a non-profit organization and official community partner of D.C. United, is looking for the volunteers who can help to create a meaningful and fun experience for kids from across DC, and who can assist with our culminating event of the year, Jamboree. Jamboree is DC SCORES` all-day soccer tournament and community festival for 3,000 kids and their families. This year it will take place on Saturday, June 1 for elementary schools and Saturday, June 8 for middle schools. To get more detailed information about Jamboree and to register for volunteer shifts, please visit https://www.dcscores.org/jamboree. Volunteers? During Jamboree this year there will be tons of different ways to help: to run activity booths (which can include different kinds of arts and crafts activities), to set-up or to close the event, to take photos and videos, and more. No soccer experience necessary. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day between 7 AM - 4 PM. Groups are welcome! Our volunteer groups allow us to reach all of our participants in a single event and play a massive part in creating a safe, meaningful, and engaging experience for the kids. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5154 Anacostia Park 1800 Anacostia Drive SE Washington DC 20020 Daria Zavodskaia dzavodskaia@dcscores.org


Jamboree 2019

DC SCORES, a non-profit organization and official community partner of D.C. United, is looking for the volunteers who can help to create a meaningful and fun experience for kids from across DC, and who can assist with our culminating event of the year, Jamboree. Jamboree is DC SCORES` all-day soccer tournament and community festival for 3,000 kids and their families. This year it will take place on Saturday, June 1 for elementary schools and Saturday, June 8 for middle schools. There will be tons of different ways to help: to run activity booths (which can include different kinds of arts and crafts activities), to set-up or to close the event, to take photos and videos, and more. No soccer experience necessary. To get more detailed information about Jamboree and to register for volunteer shifts, please visit https://www.dcscores.org/jamboree.

  • When: Saturday, June 8, 2019 (7:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Where: Anacostia Park , 1800 Anacostia Drive SE, Washington, DC 20020   map
  • Volunteer Info: During Jamboree this year there will be tons of different ways to help: to run activity booths (which can include different kinds of arts and crafts activities), to set-up or to close the event, to take photos and videos, and more. No soccer experience necessary. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day between 7 AM - 4 PM. Groups are welcome! Our volunteer groups allow us to reach all of our participants in a single event and play a massive part in creating a safe, meaningful, and engaging experience for the kids.
  • Contact: Daria Zavodskaia, (202) 250-0368
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:00 AM Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 PM America/New_York Jamboree 2019 https://www.dcscores.org/jamboree DC SCORES, a non-profit organization and official community partner of D.C. United, is looking for the volunteers who can help to create a meaningful and fun experience for kids from across DC, and who can assist with our culminating event of the year, Jamboree. Jamboree is DC SCORES` all-day soccer tournament and community festival for 3,000 kids and their families. This year it will take place on Saturday, June 1 for elementary schools and Saturday, June 8 for middle schools. There will be tons of different ways to help: to run activity booths (which can include different kinds of arts and crafts activities), to set-up or to close the event, to take photos and videos, and more. No soccer experience necessary. To get more detailed information about Jamboree and to register for volunteer shifts, please visit https://www.dcscores.org/jamboree. Volunteers? During Jamboree this year there will be tons of different ways to help: to run activity booths (which can include different kinds of arts and crafts activities), to set-up or to close the event, to take photos and videos, and more. No soccer experience necessary. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day between 7 AM - 4 PM. Groups are welcome! Our volunteer groups allow us to reach all of our participants in a single event and play a massive part in creating a safe, meaningful, and engaging experience for the kids. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5155 Anacostia Park 1800 Anacostia Drive SE Washington DC 20020 Daria Zavodskaia dzavodskaia@dcscores.org