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Volunteer Opportunities

 


Clergy Ambassador Program -- U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Columbia

The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia is sponsoring a new program for clergy. The Clergy Ambassador Program's mission is to formalize a working relationship between USAODC and Washington, D.C. area clergy.  Its goal is to form a partnership that will promote trust and mutual respect between law enforcement and the community while improving the quality of life of all Washington, D.C. residents by reducing crime and enhancing public safety. A brochure about the program can be downloaded here. Click here for a registration form. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, October 1, 2013.  


Cancer Prevention Study: Participants, Help Needed

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has launched an initiative called "Cancer Prevention Study 3" to engage in cancer prevention.  ACS's Epidemiology Research Program is inviting men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 years who have no personal history of cancer to join this historic research study. The ultimate goal is to enroll at least 300,000 adults from various racial and ethnic backgrounds from across the U.S. CPS-3 is a grassroots effort where local communities from across the country can support cancer research not just through fundraising efforts, but also by participating actively in this historic research study.

 ACS is currently working in Northern Virginia, Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Enrollment is for Northern Virginia is in September; for Prince George's County it's in October; and, for Montgomery County it's in November 2013. You can partner with the American Cancer Society in this project by: 

  • Promoting this study by informing members of your congregation;
  • Putting information about this study in your church bulletin, website and newsletters;
  • Participating yourself in this 20 minutes life saving study. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Adrien Ngudiankama at 240.595.2127 or visit http://www.cancer.org/research/researchtopreventcancer/participate-cancer-prevention-3.    

 


The following are several of the places at which the Baptist community is making a difference through their time and talent. Join us as we serve Christ together by serving others. If you are seeking mission projects, please review some of the ones below and contact the Points of Contact given. If you are requesting volunteer services through the Convention, please contact by email at info@dcbaptist.org or by phone at 202.265.1526.

Calvary Baptist Church (CBC)

After-School Care
CBC needs volunteers for their after-school care. Hours of operation are between 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday-Friday.  Contact 202.347.8355, ext. 30.

Capital Resort Outreach Serving the Savior (C.R.O.S.S. Ministries)
Ministry on the National Mall


CROSS LogoC.R.O.S.S. seeks volunteers who are willing to reach out to those persons who visit the National Mall by sharing the Lord Jesus through the giving of cups of cold water and tourist information.  The National Mall could be one of the largest “harvesting fields” in the Washington DC area because of the many people from around the world who come to visit.  C.R.O.S.S. provides family entertainment through the use of puppets, choirs, juggling, etc.  If you are interested in working on the National Mall with C.R.O.S.S. please contact Robert Cochran by email at robert.cochran@dcbaptist.org or by phone on 202.265.1526.


D.C. Baptist Convention Building

Volunteers are needed at the D. C. Baptist Convention Building to help as receptionists and to assist in special mailings, copying and envelope packing for special events. Volunteers are needed one day per week to assist from 9:00am-5:00pm on Monday through Friday. High school students seeking to fulfill community service hours are invited to help as well as adults. Contact Lashanor Doolittle by email at lashanor.doolittle@dcbaptist.org or by phone at 202.265.1526.

American Cancer Society Seeks Volunteers and Interns
The American Cancer Society Faith-Based Programs office in Silver Spring, Md. is looking for volunteers and interns to  work with its Faith-Based Programs.  This is a unique, wonderful and rewarding experience to work with the American Cancer Society Faith-Based Programs.   The work includes:

  • Fund Raising Activities in Communities.
  • Patient’s Transport Services.
  • Organizing & Supervising Meetings.
  • Reaching Chaplaincies & Communities for Cancer Prevention.
  • Getting involved in Health Education and Health Promotion programs.
For more information contact the American Cancer Society at  301. 933. 9350.