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LSC-University Park Community Service

Community service is one of the best ways to help benefit the public or give back to your community. It not only has positive effects on society, but it will benefit your life and personal development.

  • Humanitarian: A student who cares about people and often participates in charity or does good work to show that care.
  • Volunteerism: Students engage in activities emphasizing service for the sake of the beneficiary or recipient (client, partner).
  • Community Service: Students engage in activities to meet actual community needs as an integrated aspect of the curriculum.

Taken from: Learning Through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Across Academic Disciplines and Cultural Communities 

The Office of Student Life at Lone Star College-University Park organizes community service events throughout the year for students, registered student organizations, and all LSC UP community members to get involved in. As those opportunities present themselves, we will post them on the website.

In the meantime, you donít have to wait for Student Life to present the opportunity; you can get involved now by volunteering in your community. Here are some options to consider.
 

Name Volunteer Website Contact Email Phone
Houston Pets Alive Opportunities vary from medical, helping at the pet store, fundraising, transporting, dog care, and more! Volunteers must be 18 or older https://www.houstonpetsalive.org/   Volunteer@HoustonPetsAlive.org 832.786.9310
Salvation Army Boys&Girls Club One time opportunities like bell ringing, group opportunities for student groups, or on going opportunities for those who want to get involved on a regular basis. https://salvationarmyhouston.org/     832.200.4620
9 Months of 5K Connect with organization for volunteer information. https://www.9monthsof5k.org/ Alexia McClerkin info@9monthsof5K.org 832.844.1754
A Serene Health Services Volunteers needed vary from office volunteers to direct patient volunteers. http://www.aserenehealthcare.com/ Ariel Ferguson aserenehealthcareservices@gmail.com 832.532.7953
A.D. Players They have a need for ushers, usher captains, program stuffers, and more!  https://www.adplayers.org/ Christy Watkins volunteers@adplayers.org 713.526.2721 ext. 103
Adopt A Cat Simply visit the shelter any day Monday-Friday at 9am.  https://www.adoptacattexas.com   bevmharper2@yahoo.com 281.580.6652
Kids Meals on Wheels It takes hundreds of volunteers each week to prepare and pack thousands of meals. Volunteer shifts at Kidsí Meals are Monday-Friday 9am-12pm and 12:30pm-2:30pm. Volunteer opportunities include kitchen help, packing room, food prep areas, etc. Groups welcome https://kidsmealsinc.org   volunteer@kidsmealsinc.org 713.695.5437

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