Volunteer/Service Project Opportunities

Habitat For Humanity NW Harris County
Habitat for Humanity NWHC is an ecumenical nonprofit interfaith ministry
bringing the community together to build decent, affordable homes for all
people in need.
www.habitatnwhc.org/

13572 State highway 249 Houston, TX
(281) 820-2307
Volunteer Form: www.habitatnwhc.org/volunteer-form.php


Reach Unlimited
Reach Unliited, Inc. is dedicated to providing quality support services to
people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
www.reachunlimited.or/

12777 Jones Rd. Suite 103 Houston, TX77070
Kris Young, Manager, volunteer Services
(281) 213-8132
Kyoung@reachunlimited.org


Susan G. Komen For The Cure
We are the world's largest and most progressive grassroots network of
breast cancer survivors and activists.  We are a cause without borders
and boundaries.  by becoming a member, you can make a difference in the
lives of women and men, especially those in our community who lack the
resources for breast cancer education, screening and treatment.  Please
join us in our effort in ending this disease.
www.komen-houston.org


Houston Food Bank
The Houston Food Bank is a private, nonprofit organization that seeks food
donations and distributes to local charitable programs.  The Houston Food
Bank is the largest source of food for hung relief charities in 18 southeast
Texas counties.
www.houstonfoodbank.org

3811 Eastex Fwy
Houston, Texas 77026
(713) 223-3700


DoSomething.org
DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US that helps
young people rock causes they care about.  A driving force in creating a
culture of volunteerism, DoSomethig.org is on track to activate two million
young people in 2011.  By leveraging the web, television, mobile, and pop
culture, DoSomething.org inspires, empowers and celbrates a generation of
doers: teenagers who recognize the need to do something, believe in their
ability to get it done, and then take action.
www.dosomething.org


Boys & Girls Country
The Boys and Girls Country provides a warm, loving, family-like Christian
atmosphere where children have the opportunity to grow up safe and secure
and develop to their full potential.  Boys and Girls Country loves volunteers-
and we need many!  If you have one day a week, or even one to two days a
month, and are interested in sharing yourself with our Home and children, do
we have a place for you!
http://www.boysandgirlsccountry.org

18806 Roberts Road
Hockley, Tx 77447
(281) 351-4976


Souper Bowl of Caring
Souper Bowl of Caring equips and mobilizes congregations, schools and
businesses to positively impact their communities by collecting money or food
on or near Super Bowl weekend.  100% of the collections are donated directly
to the charity of each group's choice.
www.souperbowl.org
Group Registration: www.souperbowl.org/profile/new


Volunteers of America Texas
Since 1912 our faith-based organization has been serving our Houston
neighbors and providing opportunities for individuals and families to improve
their life circumstances.  We strive to provide highly effective services that
empower people to meet their full potential, resotre their hope and their spirit,
and rebuild their lives. In all our efforts, we strive to perform our services with
deep compassion and respect for those we serve.
http://www.voatx.org


Volunteer in Tomball
Don't just sit there complaining...do something - volunteer in Tomball!  There
are tons of ways to get involved with Tomball volunteer opportunities for the
causes that mean the most to you, and tons of ways of helping - even if you
only have an hour (or less) a month to volunteer.  We've centralized the
resources for volunteer activism, so get up and get busy.
www.americantowns.com/tx/tomball-make-a-difference 


Volunteer Houston
Volunteer Houston is anonprofit organization dedicated to the development,
promotion and support of volunteerism.  For more than 35 years, Volunteer
Houston has been the city's sole referral service connecting volunteers to a
broad spectrum of diverse nonprofit organizations.
www.volunteerhouston.org


Associated Catholic Charities
Volunteers needed for various programs and special projects.  Office aides,
childcare volunteers, mentors, office support, translaors, special events/projects,
lawn & grounds maintenance, intake volunteers.

P.O. Box 66508
Houston, Tx 77266
(713) 526-4611


Bridgewood Farms
Bridgewood Farms serves teens and adults who are mild to moderately intellectually
challenged, teaching them various life skills along with receiving classroom instructions
and physical exercise.  All kinds of volunteers are needed at the farm and thrift shop.
www.bridgewoodfarms.org

11680 Rose Road
Conroe, Tx 77303
(936) 856-6460


Champion Christian Counseling Support Center
Inter-denominational counseling and educational treatment center for kids and
adults.Many volunteer options with flexible time commitment.

333 So. Cherry Street
Tomball, Tx 77375
(281) 357-4111  Ext. 2


Citizens for Animal Protection
Animal Shelter volunteer - Volunteers are needed to participate in activities
at the shelter in west Houston.  They will assist with the pet acoption process
or help with feeding, cleaning, and grooming of the animals.  They can also help
by answering phone inquiries and routing calls to appropriate staff.  Hours at shelter
are weekdays from 11 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday 11am to 5 pm, and Sunday from
1-5 pm.

11925 Katy Freeway
Houston, Tx
(281) 297-0591


Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital
Assignments range from staffing an information booth and working in the gift
shop to helping out with clerical functions.  Weekday and weekend shifts lasting
from three orfour hours can be arranged for daytime or early evening.
(281) 897-3186


Destiny's Door
College-age women to mentor and help with parenting classes; volunteers to babysit
while parents are in classes.
www.destinysdoor.net

510 East Main Street
Humble, Tx 77338


Global Help Organization
Sponsors medical missions to remote and impoverished areas of West Africa,
primarily Nigeria.  Commitment is a few hours per month.

3211 Leila Oaks Drive
Houston, Tx 77082
(218) 531-7040


Houston SPCA
Admissions, adoption counseling, clinic technician assistance, direct animal care,
mobileadoptions.  Foster care opportunities.

900 Portway Drive
Houston, Tx 77024
(713) 869-7722


Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
Numerous volunteer opportunities available, free parking, some uniforms required.

7600 Beechnut
Houston, Tx 77024
(713) 456-5180


Mission of Yahweh
This is a shelter for women and children.  Numerous volunteer opportunities available
with flexible commitment.  Annual fundraisers/events.  There is a need for office help,
daycare helpers, and mentors.

10247 Algeirs
Houston, Tx 77041
(713) 466-4368


Neighborhood Center, Inc.
Numerous volunteer opportunities.  Time commitment is flexible.
(713) 669-5271


New Horizons
Serving citizens with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities, chaperones
are needed for social activities, help in resale shop, grounds keping, etc.
www.ncnewhorizons.org

18642 US Highway 59
New Caney, Tx 77357
(281) 689-8500


Northwest Assistance Ministries
Volunteers needed for meals on Wheels, Food Pantry, Resale Shop.
(281) 885-4609


Parent Guidance Center
Advocate support, fundraising, grand writing, mentoring, counseling, transportation.
www.parentguidancecenter.org

1300 So. Frazier, #215
Conroe, Tx 77301


Read This To Me
Reading service for blind and low-vision people.  The person faxes what he needs
read to 1-877-333-8848.  The fax must include a cover sheet containing the vlind
person's name and number where he/she can be reached.  The faxed document can
be most anything.  A volunteer reader then calls the person and reads the document.
www.readthistome.org
(877) 333-8847


S.I.R.E., Inc
Volunteer "side walkers" are needed to accompany handicapped children in this
agency's therapeutic recreation program while they enjoy the thrill of a horseback
stroll in a protected environment.  Commitment is a couple hours a week on a
weekday or Sunday.

Route 2, Box 56
Hockley, Tx 77377
(281) 356-7588


Special Pals
Animal shelter volunteer - Help with grooming and exercising the animals.  Help with
pet adoption process or general office overage.  Orientation for volunteers is held the
last Saturday of each month.  Shelter is open 7 days a week.  Commitment of 4 hours
a week.

3830 Greenhouse Road
Houston, Tx 77082
(281) 579-7387


TOMAGWA Ministries Medical Clinic
This is a medical clinic which provides medical care for lowincome families.  Opportunities
available for spanish speaking interpreters, people to help answer the phone, people who
can greet at the front desk and help patients get signed in.  Volunteer nurses and staff are
also needed.
www.tomagwa.org

13414 Medical Complex
Drive, Suite 1
Tomball, Tx 77375
(281) 357-0747


Tomball Museum
Volunteers needed Thursday 10 am - 2 pm and Sundays 2-4 pm.  Closed holidays.
Volunteers are needed to take tour groups of children/adults through the museum
complex.  Commitment time is flexible.

510 North Pine
Tomball, Tx 77375
(281) 255-2148


United Way Foundation
Numerous volunteer opportunities through United Way.  Flexible commitment.

P.O. Box 924507
Houston, Tx 77292
(713) 685-2300


YMCA - Cypress Creek
Numerous volunteer opportunities available with flexible commitments.

19915 SH 249
Houston, Tx 77070
(281) 517-3752


YMCA - G.I.R.L.S.
Volunteers will participate in an after school program designed to enhance
the self-esteem and acadmic success of middle school level girls.  Commitment
is 1.5 hours/week after school.

16725 Longenbaugh Drive
Houston, Tx 77095
(281) 859-6143


YMCA - Magnolia/Tomball Area
Numerous volunteer opportunities doing a variety of different things. Flexible commitment.

36725 Fm 1774
Magnolia, Tx 77355
(281) 356-4077


Rosehill Elementary
Rosehill Elementary has volunteer opportunitites available for LSC-Tomball students. 
Volunteer jobs range from reading in classrooms to tutoring.  LSC-Tomball students
have continuously volunteered at Rosehill Elementary over the years making LSC-Tomball
a great partner school with Rosehill Elementary.

17950 Waller Tomball Road
Tomball, Tx 77377
(281) 357-3075
For more information e-mail:  Shannon.l.marino@lonestar.edu