Volunteer or Intern

Volunteer or Intern

One of the best ways to find out if you like a job is to try it out. For example, if you like animals and think you might want to be a vet, volunteer at an animal shelter. Some volunteer jobs are more formal and are called internships. Visit the websites below to find volunteer positions and internships.

DC Cares
Lists volunteer positions with more than 750 nonprofits. Search by keyword or impact area.

Volunteer Match
Offers volunteer opportunities from more than 72,000 nonprofit organizations. Search by location and keyword.

Idealist
Lists volunteer opportunities, jobs and internships from around the world.

Internships - Hired Education
Lists more than 20,000 internships across the U.S. -- hundreds are in D.C.  Search by keyword, location, compensation and company.

Intern Jobs
Search internships by keyword, location or "top jobs."  Includes employer profiles.

Intern Web
Includes summer internships and some paid internships. Search by location, employer type, keyword and interest area.

Peace Corps
Peace Corps has thousands of volunteer opportunities for Americans aged 18 or over who are interested in public service abroad. Find out how you can qualify for an assignment overseas, learn about the application and placement process, what can make you a more competitive candidate, and more.

Volunteer - America’s Natural and Cultural Resources Volunteer Portal
This U.S. Federal Government portal lists volunteer opportunities on public lands in the United States. These volunteer positions and events are for citizens interested in volunteer service benefitting our Nation’s resources, such a national and state parks, wildlife reserves and more.

Truist
Search for opportunities in your community based on your interests, skills, and geographic location or simply by entering a keyword. You can also register on Volunteer Solutions to receive automatic emails that list volunteer opportunities that match your specific profile.