Volunteer Resource Page

Community Engagement Opportunities

This is a page with various volunteering opportunities. Make sure to click on each link for the time and date available for each organization. The times and dates do change often. Most of these websites won't directly state volunteer, but will have a join our team section on their website. Also. you may have to contact some organizations for volunteering information.

Northside Food Distribution

  • Recruiting every wednesday


  • Toy kit Preparers
  • Special Events Support Team
  • Play Pals • Adopt-A-Project (center renovations)
  • Digital Storytellers (Audio storytelling)
  • Angel Tree project (clothes and toy drive)


  • Food Distribution
  • Remote Opportunities
  • Community Centers
  • Adult Education
  • Tax Centers
  • Seniors

Bee Busy, Inc

  • Administrative support
  • Preparing materials for distribution
  • Street outreach
  • Assisting with company events

Big Brothers Big Sisters- Lone Star- Greater Houston

  • Community based- match and meet up with a little and do activities your little enjoys.
  • Mentor 2.0- match with a high school student in one of the partner schools. Weekly mentoring is online and in person events are prescheduled every four to six weeks.
  • School/Site- Based: Match with a little and meet during lunch, or after school.

Bread of Life

-In-Person and Socially Distanced

  • Wednesday Food Distribution
  • Tuesday Food Packaging
  • Warehouse Inventory


  • Senior Care and Outreach
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Videography (virtual)
  • Research
  • Radio Station - The Amazing 102.5 FM
  • Grant Writing
  • General Administration

Buffalo Bayou Partnership

  • Take care for park and trails by removing invasive plants, weeding, planting native vegetation, picking up trash and debris and other tasks needed.

Cherish Our Children (GEMS Program)

  • Middle school classroom assistance: engage with students, and assist instructors.
  • Chaperoning on field trips
  • Reach out for other things you want to help with.

Council on Recovery

  • Click the link for updated events.

Education Based Housing

  • Tutoring: teaching adult literacy to residents who may not be prepared to take GED courses. Also tutor youth students at select properties under the guidance of resident engagement specialists.
  • Timeframe: August - December & January - May from 3- 5pm
  • Virtual/ in- person facilitation: Safely share your expertise with our residents through our online facilitation opportunities or socially distanced events. Some examples include facilitating Arts and Crafts, instructing Exercise Classes, or implementing Financial Counseling.
  • Timeframe: Afternoons and evenings
  • Community outreach: Engage the community! Spend time with seniors and children during our socially distanced events.
  • Timeframe: Flexible
  • Major Events: Assist in setting up an event, serving residents, keeping areas sanitized, and maintaining the flow throughout different stations such as food, karaoke, games, etc.
  • Timeframe: Flexible
  • Mentorship Program: A small group of volunteers can meet with children to discuss a range of topics such as self- esteem, self-worth, self-confidence, goal setting, etc., under the Resident Engagement Specialist's guidance.
  • Timeframe: Year-round from 3-5 pm

Epilepsy Foundation Houston

  • Click the link for future volunteering events.

Girls Empowerment Network

  • Spark Kit Decorating
  • Day In The Life Video Series
  • Spark Kit Relatable Role Model Letters

Girls Empowerment Network

  • Spark Kit Decorating
  • Day In The Life Video Series
  • Spark Kit Relatable Role Model Letters

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

  • Commit for Life as a Volunteer

Free the Captives

  • Click the link for updated volunteering events.

Hermann Park Conservancy

  • Individual and Families
  • Groups
  • Eagle Scout Projects
  • Job Shadowing

Houston Aphasia Recovery Center (HARC)

  • Volunteering needed at all levels.

Houston Police Department

  • Learn about The Houston Police Volunteer Initiatives Program (VIP)

Houston Public Library Foundation

  • Warehouse Volunteer
  • Group Volunteering
  • Special Projects Volunteering


  • Become a College Readiness Mentor

Julia C. Hester House

  • Volunteer in programs/services that promote empowerment

Looscan Elementary School

  • VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools)

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MAAD)

  • Go to the website to view various volunteering opportunities.

Mi Familia Vota Educational fund

  • Volunteering is opted for what issue you are interested in.

Momentum Education

  • Sign up to mentor high school students.

Nehemiah Center

  • Mentor or Tutor students Pre-k-through high school.

Ronald McDonald House

Help children and families in need.

  • Individual Volunteers
  • Group Volunteers
  • Event Volunteers

San Jose Clinic

  • Offers Clinic Volunteering and In-Kind Opportunities.

Sisters Empowering Sistas

  • Click on link to contact organization about volunteer opportunities.

Society of St. Vincent De Paul

  • Community Volunteering
  • Individual Volunteering
  • Group Volunteering
  • Community Service

Roosevelt elementary

  • Read Houston Read (Read to a 1st or 2nd grader once a week)
  • VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools)

The Salvation Army International Corps Community Center

  • Community Care Centers
  • Shelters
  • Meals Distribution
  • Holiday Season
  • Wherever Needed

The Children's Assessment

  • Contact the organization for volunteering information.

The Village Connect

  • Dedicated interns
  • Volunteers

Target Hunger

  • Register for volunteering opportunities.

Texas Organizing Project

  • Click the link for volunteering opportunities.

The Alliance

  • Assisting with special events (food drives, health fairs, back to school events, holiday toy drives)
  • English language partners
  • Clerical and administrative tasks
  • Job readiness mentor
  • Refugee youth mentor
  • Donation sorting/organizing
  • Foreign language interpretation or translation:
  • Swahili, Arabic, Spanish, Pashto, etc.

The Bridge Youth & Family Counseling Services

  • Youth mentoring
  • Event staffing

The Montrose Center

  • Outreach volunteer
  • Community outreach
  • Office volunteer

United Against Human Trafficking

  • Outreach volunteer
  • Community outreach
  • Office volunteer

Upbringing School of Discovery & Learning

  • As a volunteer you can make an impact on children affected by child abuse.

Urban Enrichment Institute

  • See  how your support makes a difference as you create a place where young boys can come to get positive, routine interaction with men.

Urban Harvest

  • Become an active gardening volunteer.

Vantage Hospice

  • Volunteer your time in direct patient care.

Wesley Community Center

-Volunteers help with the

  • Food fair
  • Garden
  • Seniors
  • Youth (Must pass a background check)

Workers Defense Project

  • Get involved by volunteering in the Workers Defense Project


  • Get involved by volunteering in person or virtually.

YES Prep High School

  • Click the link for updated volunteering events.


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