South East Family Center

Mentoring - Family to Family Mentor

Family to Family Mentor Volunteer


The Family to Family program supports low income families in the DC area by providing them with support and positive influences. The program pairs families with mentors that encourage and guide them in their development.


Mentors help mentee-families build a strong community support network and gain the skills and confidence to nurture family relationships. Mentors provide families with support and positive relationship models, while promoting personal responsibility and accountability.


Family to Family Mentors will be responsible for:

  • Supporting a low-income family in developing family relationships
  • Providing families with positive models for relationships


Desired Skills, Experience & Characteristics:

  • Able to connect with others
  • Able to communicate well
  • Compassionate



  • Volunteers must be at least 25 years old


Volunteer Benefits:

  • The opportunity to meet families from all walks of life
  • A better awareness of your community



  • Volunteers will participate in Catholic Charities Volunteer Orientation
  • Volunteers will receive on-site training at the Southeast Family Center
  • Volunteers will have on-site supervision


Time Commitment:

  • Volunteers will serve 4 hours a month
  • Volunteers must commit to serving for one year


Location: Southeast Family Center, 2812 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020

  • Limited street parking is available near the facility
  • Also accessible by Metro Bus 36, M6, or 30N


Next Steps:

Qualifications Required

  • Are you 25 or older? Must be Yes
  • Can you volunteer at a location in Washington, D.C.? Must be Yes
  • Can you volunteer for a year? Must be Yes