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Professional Services

A podiatrist examines a homeless patient at So Others Might Eat

Photo courtesy of Thom Wolf
A volunteer podiatrist inspects a patient's foot during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Community Health Breakfast.

Behavioral Health Services
Volunteers provide mental health and individual or group addiction counseling and case management. Volunteers must possess appropriate licenses and/or certification. After a trial visit, we request that volunteers commit at least one half-day each week for six months. Individuals with knowledge of substance abuse and mental health issues are needed to conduct intakes with new clients. Undergraduate students are welcome.

60 'O' Street, NW
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Contact: 202.797.8806 ext. 1033 or behavioral@some.org


Medical Volunteer
Volunteer doctors, nurse practitioners, dieticians, and registered nurses are needed to work in the Medical Clinic. Volunteers must have their own malpractice insurance. After a trial visit, we request that volunteers commit at least one full day each week for six months. Volunteer specialists can also provide services once a month. Health care professionals must be licensed in DC. Administrative volunteers are also needed to assist with scheduling appointments with patients.

60 'O' Street, NW
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Contact: 202.797.8806 ext. 1102 or medical@some.org


Podiatrist
A volunteer podiatrist is needed once a month to provide foot care and instruction to participants at the SOME Senior Center. A volunteer able to commit to once a month is preferred.

Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 2:00pm (flexible within this timeframe)
Contact: 202.797.8806 ext. 1301 or kuehnerseniorcenter@some.org


A volunteer with a patient in the So Others Might Eat Dental Clinic

John served as a volunteer in the Dental Clinic while studying dentistry.

Oral Health Services
Volunteer doctors, hygienists and/or health educators are needed to work in support of the Dental Clinic. Dentist or hygienist volunteers must have a current DC license and carry their own malpractice insurance. Health educators work in an outreach program promoting oral health. After an initial period, we would request that volunteers commit for at least a half-day every two weeks, although a greater time and frequency contribution is strongly encouraged. Volunteers to assist with administrative tasks are also needed. Internships are offered to students on the health occupation fields.

60 'O' Street, NW
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm (flexible hours)
Contact: 202.797.8806 ext. 1055 or dental@some.org


Mental Health
Jordan House, SOME's mental health crisis stabilization program needs Mental Health professionals willing to conduct groups. Adults are also needed to accompany staff and residents on weekend outings (picnics, museums, etc.). Volunteers interested in sharing skills such as cooking, sewing, arts/crafts, etc. with residents are also needed. Volunteers should be comfortable interacting with adults living with mental illness.

Jordan House, NE, Washington, DC
Flexible hours, seven days a week
Contact: 202.292.4491 or jordan@some.org

Career Development and Basic Education Volunteers
The SOME Center for Employment Training (CET) is seeking business professionals with experience in customer service, hospitality, office administration, medical administration, and the building trades to help trainees perfect job readiness skills and serve as tutors.



2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
Fourth Floor
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:30pm (flexible hours)
Contact: 202.292.4460 ext. 1205 or cetinfo@some.org


A volunteer instructs a student at So Others Might Eat's Center for Employment Training

Photo courtesy of Thom Wolf
Eddie lends a hand in the Center for Employment
Training Building Maintenance classroom.

Teacher's Aide for Building Maintenance Service Technician class
The SOME Center for Employment Training (CET) is seeking a Teacher's Aide for Building Maintenance Service Technician class. Use your knowledge and experience to help others new in the field! Volunteer must have experience in building maintenance, plumbing, and/or HVAC.

2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
Fourth Floor
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm (flexible hours)
Contact: 202.292.4460 ext. 1205 or cetinfo@some.org


Legal Services
The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless coordinates volunteers to provide pro bono legal services for SOME's clients.

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Contact: 202.328.5510 or washlch@erols.com
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless website: www.legalclinic.org


Website Development Services
SOME is seeking website development volunteers to assist with several projects, including the creation and integration of Flash presentations documenting upcoming construction at several properties that SOME is developing to create affordable housing programs for homeless and poor families and single adults.

Flexible times
Contact: 202.797.8806 ext. 1070 or ehatherill@some.org

Other Professional Services
SOME receives many types of volunteer services on an individualized basis. Let us know if you would like to donate your skills in another way.

Contact: Development Department at 202.797.8806 ext. 1011 or some@some.org