Time-Sensitive Community Service Opportunities

Opportunities for community service are posted and updated as we receive requests for volunteers. *

Little Sisters of the Poor

The Little Sisters of the Poor provides long term care to older low-income citizens in the District. They are located at 4200 Harewood Road, NE DC 20017 (close to Trinity Washington University).

Point of Contact: Martinique Brown or call 202-269-1831.

For information about volunteering at Little Sisters of the Poor, please contact Campus Ministry.


The Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild

FMGG Greenhouse Schedule:

  • All FMGG members and volunteers must wear “FMGG Volunteer” badge with Red Lanyard while working in the greenhouse, Fr. Francis’s Garden, meadow, etc.  These IDs located under the whiteboard in Greenhouse.
  • Address/Directions:  Greenhouse at the Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan Monastery is located at 1400 Quincy Street, NE.  There is a parking lot (no charge) on the corner of 14th & Quincy Streets, NE which is across the street from the Monastery’s entrance.

The closest Metro station is via the Red Line’s Brookland/Catholic University of America (CUA).  Upon arrival, please either transfer to the H6 bus – direction “Fort Lincoln” and disembark at 14th & Quincy Streets, NE or walk up the hill on Newton Street, NE to 14th Street, NE and turn left for 14th & Quincy Streets NE (approximately 15 walk).

Upon arrival, ask the Monastery’s security guard for directions to the greenhouse in the back behind the Monastery’s Gift Shop.

Please contact Lou Maroulis for more information. For more information see The Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild.

We have no student facilitator at this point, so students are encouraged to volunteer individually or with friends. Please contact Campus Ministry if you wish to volunteer.

Martha’s Table

Volunteer at Martha’s Table:

Please contact Campus Ministry if you wish to volunteer.


Please contact Campus Ministry if you wish to volunteer.

Mr. Seneca Wood Program Director (Volunteer, Food Services, Material Donations)| SOME (So Others Might Eat) 71 O Street, NW | Washington, DC 20001 202-797-8806 x2103

SOME has been serving the poor and homeless in our community for over 45 years.  Learn more about its work at www.some.org. SOME is creating a 320,000 square foot green building that will be the first in the District to offer affordable housing, job training and health care under one roof. Learn more here http://capitalcampaign.some.org/.

The Women’s Collective


The Women’s Collective helps to uplift and empower women who have been diagnosed with H.I.V. Located at 1331 Rhode Island Ave, NE, 20018. Point of Contact: Ms. Corliss Mitchell (Corliss@womenscollective.org, 202-483-7003).

For more information about volunteering for the Women’s Collective, please Please contact Campus Ministry if you wish to volunteer.


* Campus Ministry provides volunteer training workshops; our student leaders have been trained and have extensive experience in community service. However, students who wish to volunteer on their own instead of with Trinity’s volunteer coalition are encouraged to contact these organizations and make individual arrangements for service.