At Friendship Place, we are committed to providing an opportunity for all of our neighbors to reach their full potential. With a small staff, volunteers are needed and encouraged to help with the programs that we offer to serve the community of Georgetown. Below you can explore the programs we have and find an opportunity that works for you.
For over 20 years, Friendship Place has served meals to the community. We need volunteers Monday through Friday to help serve and plate our hot meals for our guests. From 10:30 – 12:30, our volunteers help cook, set up, serve and clean up.
Over the past 5 years, Georgetown Works has helped 50 people get to work. More than 70% have stayed at work. Our Professional Development Coach helps individuals to reach their full potential. Our Georgetown Works program provides the soft skills needed to get a job or get a better job.
Mobile Food Drive Trailer
A new enhancement to our Eats program, the Mobile Food Drive Trailer will travel to neighborhoods, churches, businesses, and other organizations to gather food for our neighbors.
Partnering with a local non-profit that focuses on literacy, Georgetown Learns is a Georgetown site for Freedom Readers. Freedom Readers, Inc. connects people through a comprehensive literacy program that offers individuals opportunities to improve academic performance and career prospects in order to alleviate poverty. Freedom Readers Mission: To improve reading skills in low-income communities by providing one-to-one literacy tutoring, free books for home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy learning environment.
Georgetown Prays is a simple effort to reach out and pray with our neighbors. As we gather from different areas and churches, we come together as a community to simply pray. There is no counseling or proselytizing, just a time of encouragement.