We keep a lean staff in order to most efficiently use funds to support our programs, which means we also depend on our excellent trained volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out our Volunteer Intake Form and we will get back to you! Please note: if you are applying to volunteer in a position in which you will interact with youth in our programs, we will require at least a six month volunteer commitment.
Currently, we are seeking volunteers for the positions below:
JewelGirls Event Volunteers: This volunteer position is great for individuals who are able to make a monthly commitment to assist in the planning and executive of JewelGirls sales parties. Sales parties give the young girls in our JewelGirls program a chance to sell their handcrafted jewelry to the public - and they are a lot of fun! We are seeing someone who can assist us in finding new locations in the DC metro area to host sales parties; help prepare the girls and their inventory; assisting in arranging transportation; assist in procuring donated food for the girls. Volunteers may be requested to lift heavy objects, talk with community members, and/or survivors of trafficking. This position requires a full background check by the District of Columbia.
Grant Writing This position is perfect for strong and organized writers who are interested in either an onsite or off site opportunity to work with our development team to research and write grants to fund our education and empowerment programs around the world.
Workshop Leader FAIR Girls is preparing offer more extensive workshop opportunities for girls in our D.C. JewelGirls program. Workshop leaders bring unique skills and support to our clients and JewelGirls and create lasting bonds with our young clients that will boost their self esteem and skills as they become confident young women. A workshop leader and mentor will provide teen girls in FAIR Girls program, JewelGirls, with regular workshops based on their own expertise. A workshop leader should be able to commit at least 6 hours a month and specialize in a specific topic. We meet during the times of 4:30 to 6:30 from Monday to Thursday to accommodate the schedules of in-school JewelGirls.
Workshop leaders should be personable, reliable, empathic, an active listeners. Having knowledge about the experiences of survivors and youth placed at risk and being able to adapt are desired. Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of twice a month for at least three hours per visit. Ability to travel within the DC area is a plus as is speaking Spanish or Korean. Writing brief progress notes about visits is required. All workshop facilitators will receive training and supervision by the FAIR Girls program team. This position requires a full background check by the District of Columbia.
Volunteer to help collect much needed items and materials to support the young survivors in our empowerment programs in D.C. and around the world!
Host a drive through your work, friends, community organization, or family.
Note: Gift cards to CVS, Target, Old Navy, Safeway, Chipotle, Harris Teeter, etc. are highly welcome because they empower girls to shop for themselves. D.C. Metro cards are also greatly appreciated to facilitate girls' attendance at workshops.
To send donations: Contact Sarah Lu, Director of Development, at 202.609.7994 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be mailed to our UPS box (address below) or dropped off (appointment required.) Thank you for making a difference in the life of a girl!
2100 M St NW
Washington DC 20037