Volunteer

Referee soccer!

Referee

Description: DC SCORES’ soccer leagues are recreational and small sided (8v8) with an emphasis on sportsmanship and learning. ​Only a basic soccer knowledge is required and training will be given on the basics of our games. Referee only when you are available.

Requirements: For elementary school games, only general knowledge of the game is needed. Refs for Friday middle school games should be more comfortable calling fouls and offsides. ​Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age.

When? 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursdays (Elementary) & Fridays (Middle)

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

Schedule See the latest schedule on our participants page

Want to get involved? Contact Lindsey Sharp at lsharp@dcscores.org


Assistant coach

Assistant coach

Description: Help a soccer coach oversee students and run structured practices to build skills and knowledge of the game. Or help a writing coach teach the fundamentals of poetry (fall season) or design and implement the school service-learning project (spring).

Requirements & process: 18 years or older, commit to 1-2 days a week & have a TB test from the last two years.

  1. Fill out our volunteer application.

  2. Pass background check and attend coach training.

  3. Start coaching!

When? The fall season runs from September 5-November 22.

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


Special events

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: Saturday, October 14

Location: Trinity University

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Poetry Slam

Poetry Slam!

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

Dates: November 15 & 16

Want to get involved? Contact Lindsey Sharp at lsharp@dcscores.org


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: Saturday, June 2, 2018

Want to get involved? Contact Lindsey Sharp at lsharp@dcscores.org


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 23, 2018


Summer camp counselor

Summer camp

Check back in the spring of 2018 for next year’s application.

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 is a plus.


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 Lindsey Sharp at lsharp@dcscores.org