Stepping Stones welcomes individual and group volunteers age 15 and older who wish to help at Stepping Stones Shelter in a variety of different ways. Volunteers are required to complete the appropriate form below. Students can earn SSL hours for most volunteer activities.
Opportunities for Individual Volunteers
Tutor/Child Care Volunteer - Tuesday or Thursday, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Children’s Fun Night Volunteer - Wednesday, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Parent Workshop Leader (adults only) Tuesday or Thursday, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Kitchen Helper (restocking, organizing) – Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
Clothing Closet Sorter – Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
Donations Sorter – Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
Resident Room Turnover Helper – Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
Deliver a Prepared Meal – You will need to sign up here to select a date to provide dinner.
Host a Donation Drive – Contact the Director of Community Engagement, Helen Domenici at [email protected] or (301) 251-0567.
Opportunities for Group Volunteers
We welcome the extra hands of volunteer groups interested in providing on-site community service on a one-time basis. The projects are hands-on projects at the shelter; they range from sorting our Clothing Closet to organizing in-kind donations.
If interested, please be ready to roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty! We host up to 10 volunteers per group Monday through Friday between 9 am and 3 pm. Sorry, we do not host volunteer groups on the weekend. Each member of a volunteer group must sign and complete the form below. Contact Helen Domenici to schedule your group activity at [email protected] or (301) 251-0567.