Game Day 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) & Fridays (Middle) 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 Spring 2018 schedule coming soon.

Want to get involved? Please fill out the Volunteer Referee Application form!

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!


The Spring 2018 season runs from March 12 to June 2.

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



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: Saturday, June 2, 2018

Location: Anacostia Park

Want to get involved? CLICK HERE Any additional questions: Contact Lindsey Sharp at volunteer@dcscores.org



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 23, 2018

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: October 2018 (TBD)

Location: TBD

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: November 2018 (TBD)

Location: TBD

Summer Camp Counselor

Summer camp

Application will go live in Spring 2018.

Requirements: Must be entering your sophomore year of high school, at minimum. Apply only for weeks you are able to attend fully, Monday-Friday. Students applying to work full camps or multiple weeks will be given priority. Experience working with kids and general interest in soccer/arts is a plus.

Want to get invovled? Please fill out the summer camp counselor interest form!



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 Lindsey Sharp at lsharp@dcscores.org