volunteer at our youth programs!

Now Recruiting for the 2019 School Year


We are accepting volunteers in all of our after-school programs Monday through Friday - located in Montgomery County, Pg County, Washington DC and Baltimore City. We are also recruiting volunteers for our summer camp season starting late June and going until the end of August. See below for details.

Lead Mentor position is open to college students, and adult persons.

Mentoring Assistant position is open to high school students, college students, and adult persons. 

SSL hour compensation available upon request.

We are seeking dedicated mentors willing to commit to showing-up for the youth.

Volunteers are needed: to engage with youth in a manner that exhibits Positive Youth Development philosophy, to provide mentorship to individuals & groups, to tutor and provide homework help, to help site directors execute lesson plans, and to contribute the overall functions of the program.

It is pertinent that our mentors be trauma informed and culturally sensitive; we will provide the necessary trainings and resources in order to cultivate these understandings.

Please register with your prospective availability, whether you are offering to take Mentor or Mentoring Assistant role, & a contact number.

Interview process and Background Checks will be performed.

High Priority Community Sites:


ADDRESS: Wingate Apartments, 4660 Martin Luther King Ave, SW, Washington DC

DATES: Every Saturday, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

DETAILS: SWE hosts Saturday youth mixed programming for the children & teens of the Wingate Community! We also host monthly community breakfast events on site, one Saturday a month. This is a growing program and we are looking for volunteers to join us and help support our staff as well as one on one mentoring with youth.


ADDRESS: 1201 1st Street, Rockville MD 20852

DATES: Every Monday through Friday, 3:30 to 6:30 PM

Details: Join our team at our home site of Rockville Housing to help sustain a positive impact on the youth we serve in Rockville, MD. This location is one of our highest priority-sites, we provide free, after-school, spring and summer enrichment programs. Part-time commitments can be as little as one day per week. We will always work with our volunteer's scheduling needs. 


Fill out the form below to get involved in our Youth Program! We will be back in touch ASAP regarding your request.

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