Volunteer

Game Day Referee

Referee

Description: DC SCORES’ soccer leagues focus on our three values: teamwork, leadership, and commitment. Basic soccer knowledge is required and volunteers are asked to complete a brief, one-time mandatory training on DC SCORES league rules.

Requirements: For elementary school games: volunteers will be asked to make basic calls, such as throw-ins, corner kicks, and goal kicks. For middle school games: volunteers will be expected to call additional fouls, indirect/direct kicks, and offside. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age.

When? Thursdays (Elementary) from 3:45pm to 6pm.

Where? At sites throughout DC. We will do our best to place you based on your location and mode of transportation.

Schedule Stay tuned for the Spring 2019 schedule.

Want to get involved? Our new Volunteer Referee Application form will be available soon. Please check back for updates in March 2019.


Assistant Coach

Assistant coach

Description: Assistant coaches are able to sign up for soccer and/or writing programming. Soccer coaches assist with after-school practices and game days as need (Thursdays - Elementary and Friday - Middle). Writing coaches help with teaching the fundamentals of poetry (fall season) or designing and implementing the school service-learning project (spring).

Requirements & process: 18 years or older, commit to at least 2-3 days a week and have a negative TB test from the last two years.

  1. Fill out our volunteer application.

  2. Pass background check, submit negative TB test and attend coach training.

  3. Start coaching!

When:

Weekdays between 3-6 PM. Exact times vary across each site.

Where: At sites throughout DC. We will do our best to place you based on your location and mode of transportation.

Want to get involved? Fill out the Volunteer Assistant Coach Application


Special Events

Jamboree

Jamboree!

The culminating event of the DC SCORES programming year, filled with soccer games, arts and crafts, and more for DC SCORES students and their families.

Date: Early June 2019

Location: Anacostia Park

Want to get involved? CLICK HERE for more information about volunteer tasks and registration.


DC SCORES Cup

DC SCORES Cup

Our largest fundraiser – an annual adult 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.

Date: June 22, 2019

Where: Maryland SoccerPlex


Summer camp

Summer Camp Counselor

Thanks so much for your interest! Our summer camp counselors slots have been filled.

Applications for 2019 Summer Camps will go out in May 2019.


Fall Frenzy

Fall Frenzy

A day-long celebration of our fall season that includes soccer games and outdoor activities for our elementary school students and their families.

Date: Mid-October 2019

Location: Trinity Washington University

Want to get involved? CLICK HERE for more information about volunteer tasks and registration.


Poetry Slam

Poetry Slam!

This two-night, spoken-word competition features DC SCORES students performing their original poetry. Volunteer roles include set-up/breakdown, registration, ushers, scoring assistants, and stagehands.

Dates: Mid-November 2019 (three consecutive nights)

Locations: Three different locations are booked for each competition night, one for Middle Schools, Westside elementary schools, and Eastside elementary schools. Locations will be released in October 2019.


Other

Photography/Videography

DC SCORES seeks photographers/videographers to help us capture and tell the stories of our program. We frequently use photographs and video of our students, coaches and volunteers in various marketing materials and online. All skill levels are welcome.

When? At your convenience. We always need help at our events, but also photos and videos from daily programming throughout the year.

Where? At sites throughout DC. We will do our best to place you based on your location and mode of transportation.

Want to get involved? Contact Lorena Palacios at lpalacios@dcscores.org