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Get Involved

We understand everyone’s schedules are different, which is why we offer several ways for you to work with us.

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Become a Tutor or Mentor

Let’s make the world a little better. Give an hour or two each week to help a child who needs a little extra support. Let us match you with one of our 50+ tutoring and mentoring partners
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Outreach with Us

We’re proactive about sparking face-to-face conversations. We’re always ready and willing to have conversations with community members of all stripes about the challenges we face. Will you join us for a couple of hours to table/canvass or phonebank to help us reach broader swaths of the community? Or, if tabling and canvassing at outdoor events isn’t for you, we also need help emailing, texting, and calling people who volunteered before to check in and see if they’d be interested in getting more involved. Let us know when you sign up and we’ll be sure to connect you to the right team.
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Become a Civic Leadership Fellow

DCTMI is looking for students (undergraduate or graduate) and community members wanting to have a positive impact on the Washington, DC, education landscape and help create a national model for civic transformation. The Civic Leadership Fellows program is a paid, year-long opportunity to develop your leadership skills, gain tangible community organizing experience through face-to-face outreach, and grow in your ability to be a centered, self-aware, kind, and courageous human being and leader.

Web Design

Learn how to code and use different applications you can use in the real world. You will have the opportunity to work on web development, database management, and more!

Social Media/ Marketing

Manage social media accounts while exploring different ways to increase engagement and exposure. Use analytic and statistical data to grow our following.

Community Outreach

Reach out and manage different community organizations and volunteers. Learn valuable communication, organization, and management skills while growing your DC network.

Internship positions

Want real world experience? Look no further!

Becoming a DCTMI intern is an excellent way to take on projects that support your career goals and your interests. Our goal is to prepare you to be the thoughtful, courageous, and dynamic mission-driven professionals and change agents that the world needs today.

Interns are expected to participate in two meetings a week: one civic leadership meeting and one tactical/operational meeting at the beginning of each week. The weekly 90-minute civic leadership meetings are held on a weekday evening and include time for reflection/meditation, a presentation by team leaders or Fellows, or a thought-provoking reading or video followed by a discussion. Topics range from how to center ourselves and manage anxiety to the state of DC education or U.S. democracy.

All Fellows and Interns are expected to help with community outreach as well as taking on special projects, which you develop with the guidance of our professional staff.

We expect 10-20 hours during the academic year and 30-40 hours over the summer. These internships are paid at a competitive hourly rate.

Corporate Volunteering

Get Involved!

If 1 out of 10 employees in DC helped out 2 hours a week, every student in a traditional or charter school that needed extra help could receive it. Find out the many ways your organization can help DC-area young people and improve organizational culture and community involvement

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