Volunteer Opportunities

Clothing Program Volunteer Opportunities (Our Biggest Need)

Martha’s Outfitters (Monday-Saturdays, except holidays)

  • All the proceeds from Martha’s Outfitters help fund our food and education programs—and volunteers help make our stores a fun and friendly place to shop! Volunteers sort clothing, keep the store clean, and assist customers.


  • U Street Corridor: 2114 14th Street NW, DC 20009 (Mon.-Sat., 9 am-6 pm)
  • Historic Anacostia: 2204 Martin Luther King Ave SE, DC 20020 (Tues.-Sat., 11 am-4:30 pm) 

How to Volunteer: Available shifts can be found under the blue ‘clothing’ tab at www.marthastable.volunteerhub.com

Food Program Volunteer Opportunities

Food Prep (Monday-Sunday from 10 am-1 pm, Minimum Age is 9)

  • Helping to prepare 150 - 250 meals for the nightly, hot meal distribution on McKenna's Wagon. 

McKenna's Wagon (Monday-Sunday from 4:45 pm-6:45 pm, Minimum Age is 16)

  • Our mobile food service rolls out 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Volunteers stop at three different locations and serve 150 - 250 hot meals.

Martha's Mini Market (Monday-Friday from 10 am-4 pm, Minimum Age is 16)

  • Martha's Mini Market provides groceries Monday-Friday from 10 am-4 pm to individuals who have referral for food from a social services agency. Volunteers assist clients as they shop for their groceries.
  • Saturday Seniors (Saturdays from 1 pm-3:30 pm, Minimum Age is 15)
  • Come to Martha's Table on Saturday to pick up meals to distribute to seniors at nearby apartments!

Martha's Market (Elementary Schools, Rita Bright Center and Martha's Table, Minimum Age is 15) 

  • Check out time and dates here
  • Help us set up our "mobile grocery store" for families in the school and organizations around the area. Volunteers are essential in helping with set up, distribution, and break down.

How to Volunteer: Available shifts can be found under the blue ‘food’ tab at www.marthastable.volunteerhub.com

Education Program Volunteer Opportunities

Education Program

  • Help provide classroom support to the teachers and homework help to the students of Martha's Table! 
  • Shifts for our Education Programs
  • Daycare: Monday-Friday (no holidays) from 9 am-Noon or 3:30 pm-6:00 pm
  • Elementary and Middle School Programs: Monday-Friday (no holidays) from 3:30 pm-6:00 pm

How to Volunteer: Required Documents and Next Steps can be found under the blue ‘education’ tab at www.marthastable.volunteerhub.com

Offsite Opportunity

  • Are you looking to volunteer with us but the shifts are full? Spend time volunteering with your family, friends or your co-workers. You'll have a great time while helping others! 
  • Click here on ways to help!

Pre-Court/Court Mandated Volunteers

  • We are unable to accommodate any charges regarding violence, weapons, or theft.
  • Click here on how to get started.