Catholic Charities Volunteer Services

Adult & Children Clinical Services Department - Adoption Records Administrative Support Volunteer

At Catholic Charities, we understand that adoption is a lifelong process. Before, during, and after an adoption our Post-Adoption Search Services program collects and maintains records to support families throughout the adoption process.


The Adoption Records Program maintains extensive records for each person placed into an adoptive home, knowing their health records, family history and other information will be important as they grow. With proper consent and identification, information from these records is available to adults who were adopted through Catholic Charities.


Adoption Records Volunteer will be responsible for:

  • Organizing adoption files
  • Updating the adoption records database


Desired Skills, Experience & Characteristics:

  • Office work experience
  • Organized & Detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle confidential information



  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age
  • Volunteers must be able to read in English


Volunteer Benefits:

  • Improved communication skills
  • Experience with data management
  • Improved organizations skills



  • Volunteers will participate in Catholic Charities Volunteer Orientation
  • Volunteers will receive on-site training at Catholic Charities— 924 G Street, NW
  • Volunteers will have on-site supervision


Time Commitment:

  • Volunteers will serve for 3 days a week from the hours of 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Volunteers will serve for about a month
  • Exact hours are subject to the volunteer’s schedule


Location: Hickey Center—924 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20001

  • There is limited street parking in front of the facility
  • Also accessible by the DC Metro Rail Gallery Place-Chinatown station and Metro Center Station


Next Steps:

  • Apply to serve in this role; click the Fill in an application button to the right to submit your application

Qualifications Required

  • Can you volunteer at a location in Washington, D.C.? Must be Yes

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon