Deputy Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Kinshasha Holman Conwill (right) and CEO of Linder Global Events Rebecca Linder pledge to contribute at the LearnServe Gala.

Volunteer with LearnServe!

LearnServe challenges you to support the next big idea. We welcome you to our community of DC area leaders, entrepreneurs, changemakers, teachers, students, and families invested in youth-led social innovation. Help us empower young people to take action on the issues that matter to them most.

Why should I volunteer with LearnServe? +

Volunteering with LearnServe is…

  • Inclusive: LearnServe creates a space in which folks feel comfortable drawing on their individual  experiences, but do not feel obligated to serve as spokespeople for their identities.
  • Flexible: LearnServe offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities, and we work with individuals around their availability and specific skills.
  • Community Based: LearnServe provides a welcoming community and opportunities to network with innovative area professionals.
  • Mission Driven: LearnServe connects schools, area professionals, friends, and families to promote youth-driven social change.
  • Fun: Volunteering with LearnServe allows you to join a lively community of educators, young professionals, and advocates aligned around the same mission. Sign up and see!

How can I volunteer with LearnServe?

Volunteer as a individual

Founder of the Strategic Peacock Marisa Peacock (left) advises Deonna (LearnServe Fellow and Incubator student) on her social venture pitch.

Program Staff +

Our LearnServe Fellows and LearnServe Abroad programs work with a core group of volunteer staff. These programs are not currently looking for staff. For more information on future opportunities email our Programs Manager Alessandra Clará.

Venture Mentors +

Venture mentors guide students in the after-school LearnServe Fellows and LearnServe Incubator programs as they create and launch social ventures ‒ projects designed to benefit their communities and schools.

Apply to be a Venture Mentor

Event Volunteers +

Looking for a less-involved opportunity to volunteer with LearnServe? We need your help at events! Check out our upcoming events. Interested? Email us.

Skills-Based Volunteering +

As a small organization, LearnServe is continuously looking for input on different projects. Check out our current projects. Interested? Email us

  • Seeking a volunteer to research prospects for corporate engagement (15 hours total).
  • Seeking a volunteer to help create an archive of LearnServe student work, curricula, and other original content (10 hours / week).
  • Seeking a volunteer to manage Seeding Social Innovation program logistics (10 hours / week).

Volunteer in a Group

LearnServe Fellow and Incubator student Saeviona (middle) poses with LearnServe Boardroom Champions.

Venture Consultants +

Venture Consultants visit Seeding Social Innovation classrooms during the school day to advise students engaged in the social venture process. 

Apply to be a Venture Consultant

Boardroom Champions +

Is your company interested in empowering youth in the Washington, DC area to tackle social challenges at home and abroad? Boardroom Champions host pitch practice workshops for advanced LearnServe students in your boardroom.

Our Boardroom Champions help ease students into the corporate environment, offer feedback on their venture pitches, and introduce career possibilities that they might not have imagined. Contact us for more information

Event Volunteers +

Looking for a less-involved opportunity to volunteer with LearnServe? We need your help at events! Check out our upcoming events. Interested? Email us.

Skills-Based Volunteering +

As a small organization, LearnServe is continuously looking for input on different projects. Check out our current projects. Interested? Email us

  • Seeking a volunteer to research prospects for corporate engagement (15 hours total).
  • Seeking a volunteer to help create an archive of LearnServe student work, curricula, and other original content (10 hours / week).
  • Seeking a volunteer to manage Seeding Social Innovation program logistics (10 hours / week).

Questions? Contact us for more information. 

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