Workers' Compensation: Volunteer
A Washington D.C. volunteer who is injured or killed while performing their services are entitled to workers' compensation. If the person is volunteering with an organization that provides workers' compensation for volunteers, the person will not receive workers' compensation from Washington D.C.
Utilization of Voluntary Services
4000.9 Persons whose services are utilized on a voluntary basis are eligible for compensation for work-related injuries to the extent authorized by Section 2301(a)(2) of D.C. Law 2-139, except that, in cases of organizations which supply volunteers to perform services for the District of Columbia also provide disability or workers' compensation for such volunteers, in which event the coverage provided by such organizations would be applicable.