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 Junior SCORES, no specific referee knowledge is required. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age, have a negative TB test from the last two years, and pass a background check.

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 DC SCORES games are expected to resume in September 2021.


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 a 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? Please email support@dcscores.org.


Special Events

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: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Location: The Fields at RFK Campus

Want to get involved? Please email Kendall at kthomas@dcscores.org


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: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Location: The Fields at RFK Campus

Want to get involved? Please email Kendall at kthomas@dcscores.org


Poetry Slam

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

Date: November 2021


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: June 2022

Location: TBD


Summer Camp Counselor

Applications for Summer 2021 are now closed.


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