CareerCatchers ( provides personalized career counseling services for 500 clients annually. Of those seen intensively in 2017, 76 percent found new or better jobs with an annualized aggregate value of more than $4 million; 77 percent participated in training; and 70 percent received post-job placement support. CareerCatchers’ customized approach helps domestic violence victims, immigrants, disadvantaged youths and disabled, low-income and homeless clients on the path to employment that pays a living wage.

Headquartered: Silver Spring

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  • $250 provides a résumé, cover letter and skills assessment.
  • $1,000 covers intensive support, from intake through job retention.
  • $10,000 builds capacity.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Help complete online job applications, conduct mock interviews or lead a workshop.
  • Weekly: Assist with the Job Club or act as a workplace mentor.