Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Interfaith Works (IW). IW programs provide services to help our neighbors lift themselves out of poverty.

Join the IW Move-A-Thon

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Interfaith Works Clothing Center

Sort and organize donated clothes and household goods that will be provided to IWCC clients free of charge

COVID-19 Volunteer Procedures:

  • All volunteers must wear masks to work and have their temperature taken
  • All volunteering is by appointment ONLY. New volunteers must complete orientation before they are eligible to volunteer at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center

We kindly request that you contact our Program Coordinator, Mike Grant, about questions regarding group volunteering. Phone: 240-641-6305 Email: mgrant@iworksmc.org
(minimum age is 14 years old, Tuesday – Saturday only)

Interfaith Works Women's Center

Provide breakfast, bagged lunches, or dinner, preferably for one week, limited opportunities for single meals

In order to appropriately schedule you or your group, we kindly request that you contact our Program Coordinator, Samantha Cheakalos, ahead of time. Email: scheakalos@iworksmc.org
(4-6 volunteers per night if serving dinner due to limited space)

Becky’s House Residence for Senior Women, Rockville

Prepare meals: bagged lunches (no more than 10 at a time), dinner prepared offsite or cooked on-site with residents 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, weekend brunch, or cookouts

Activities: play bingo, play board games, or arts and crafts

Occasional yard work, gardening, and maintenance

In order to appropriately schedule you or your group, we kindly request that you contact our Program Director, Gina Esipila, ahead of time. Email: gesipila@iworksmc.org
(2-3 volunteers at one time, not appropriate for young children)

Priscilla's House

Prepare meals: bagged lunches (no more than 20 at a time), dinner prepared offsite and dropped off or cooked on-site with the residents between 6 pm – 7 pm, weekend brunch prepared offsite and dropped off or cooked on-site with the residents, or cookouts

In order to appropriately schedule you or your group, we kindly request that you contact our Program Director, Gina Esipila, ahead of time. Email: gesipila@iworksmc.org
(2-3 volunteers at one time, not appropriate for young children)

Interfaith Works Vocational Services

Assist with resumes, cover letters, online applications, mock interviews, and preparation for entering the workforce.

Improve clients' computer skills.

Mentor a newly employed client.

Please contact our Program Director, Gerard Etienne ahead of time Email: getienne@iworksmc.org

(Opportunities for adults in Silver Spring, Rockville, and Gaithersburg. Particular interest in bilingual English/Spanish candidates.) 

Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, Silver Spring

Lead a class or workshop

Host a social event or bingo

Create a drive for travel-sized toiletries or other items

In order to appropriately schedule you or your group, we kindly request that you contact our Program Coordinator, Tyisha Neal-Cyllah, ahead of time. Email: tneal-cyllah@iworksmc.org
(Group option available. Minimum age is 14 years old, )

Additional opportunities:

Interfaith Works Residences, Silver Spring

Host a dinner night, bingo, and/or other game night

Facilitate an art group (with the volunteers providing art supplies)

Interfaith Works Connections, Rockville

Provide administrative support to the IW Connections Coordinator in providing intake, referrals, and emergency assistance

(1 volunteer at a time, must be bilingual or speak Spanish)