Please complete the application below before May 15

General Information

Educational Background

Occupational Background (List most recent employment first)


Please list four references including, if possible, an educator, a mentor, and an employer as well as a personal reference.


Please use separate page. As a long-term volunteer at SOME, you will be living with others and working as part of a team in service to the poor and homeless of the Nation’s Capital. How would you describe your strengths and challenges in pursuing this volunteer service? You may wish to address your ability and willingness to work with others; communication skills; leadership abilities; particular gifts or talents.
Please write a short essay describing why you are interested in volunteering for a year to serve those in need, individuals and families. You may wish to incorporate your expectations about the volunteer experience, the influences that led to considering a volunteer experience and your hopes for life beyond the volunteer experience.
Please answer the following questions in no more than 750 words: What are your short-term and long-term professional aspirations? How will your participation in SOME's Volunteer Corps Program help you realize your life plan?
SOME, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or liability for service in the Armed forces of the United States. SOME, Inc. is also a Drug Free Workplace.