Adams Morgan Main Street is a volunteer-based organization, and therefore, the success of the program depends on the efforts of volunteers. We strive to make sure each volunteer is matched up with an assignment they are comfortable with. Happy volunteers make for the success of our corridor, events and neighborhood.
As a volunteer you not only help a small neighborhood non-profit, you gain valuable work experience, as well as...
- Make new friends or meet your neighbors
- Network - gain valuable professional contacts
- Build your portfolio - volunteering is a great resume builder
What types of activities can a volunteer do? There is a large range of activities depending on the committee or project.
Some examples of “things to do” include:
- Locate historic photographs
- Design brochures
- Make copies
- Staple, sort and group items
- Local neighborhood business outreach
- Make fliers
- Answer calls, make calls
- Fold and address mail and newsletters
- Update lists and other databases
- Tabulate surveys
- Analyze data
- Plan events
- Organize neighborhood cleanups
- Host local mixers & wine tastings
- Write newsletter articles
- Write press releases
- Work on local promotions
- Clip articles and other information
- Assist with fundraising
- Serve as a board member
- Serve on a committee
- Have fun!