Needs from: Volunteer Houston

Volunteer: Puppies & dogs need a ride to weekend adoption events

We need help with transporting puppies and dogs to and from adoption events on weekends and also to & from vet appointments and shelter pick ups through the week.

Larger vehicles - Full to mid-size SUVs and trucks are needed and also smaller 4 door vehicles are needed for weekend adoption events.

Smaller cars are big enough for vet drop off and pick up and shelter pick up during the week.

Weekend adoption events:

They need to be picked up at one location in the Missouri City area and transported to the Katy, Pearland & Sugar Land PetSmarts.  They also need to be picked up at the end of the day at each location and transported back to the Missouri City area.

You can volunteer to transport for one location on Saturday and/or Sunday for both ways or one way. You can volunteer for either day this weekend. You don't have to volunteer every weekend.

Volunteers need to be 18 or older.

We will need to know what type of vehicle you have. Larger & mid-size vehicles are needed for weekend adoptions.

The puppies and dogs will be in transport crates. We usually just have puppies and dogs that need transport to adoptions on the weekends.

Agency: Mutts and Meows Rescue
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 77094
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Help local kitties and puppies at adoption events this weekend

We need volunteers every weekend to help find homes for puppies, dogs, kittens & cats at the Katy, Pearland and Sugar Land PetSmarts. We also need help with transport taking them to & from each store.

We need volunteers for these locations every weekend:
PETSMART - Katy I-10/Fry - 19945 Katy Frwy, Houston, TX 77094 ------------ Sat. 9-6, Sun. 11  -5       PETSMART - Shoppes at Parkwest - 24600 Katy Fwy, Katy, TX 77493 ---------- Sat. 10:30-5, 11-5         PETSMART - Pearland - 3119 Silverlake Village Dr., Pearland, TX 77584 -------- Sat. 10:30-5, Sun. 11-5 PETSMART - Sugar Land - 16758 SW Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479 ---------------- Sun. 10:30-3:30

You can volunteer for both days or one day, the whole time or 2 or more hours. We ask volunteers to come at the beginning of the shift to help with setting up or come later and stay until the end of the shift to help with closing or you can volunteer for the whole time.  Even a few hours can make a difference

This is a great opportunity to bring a significant other or friends to help.
Volunteers need to be 16 or older to volunteer for adoption events.

 

Please email for more information and to sign up for a time to volunteer.

 

 

Agency: Mutts and Meows Rescue
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 77094
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Summer Youth Job Shadow Program at Hermann Park

Hermann Park Conservancy’s Job Shadow Program supplies students (age 13 to 17 years) the opportunity to observe and participate in a variety of work related activities.  The Job Shadow Program can enhance a student's understanding of careers in conservation and provide them with the opportunity to work alongside an experienced employee who can answer questions and provide accurate and timely advice. Job Shadow Program participants will gain knowledge, skills and an understanding of Hermann Park Conservancy. Through this experience, students will see the connection between school and the workforce.  Parents and students should attend the orientation in July (date to be determined)  from 9am to noon. Program runs for 4-5 weeks Wednesday through Friday and some Saturdays 9am to 3pm.  Application and waiver required. For more detailed information please contact the Director of Volunteer Programs, Diane Kerr at dkerr@hermannpark.org.  College students should request Saturday Volunteer Internship information, working in natural habitat.

Agency: Hermann Park Conservancy
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Zip Code: 77030
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Teacher Assistants

Assisting Teachers and Teacher aides in Head Start classrooms in the southeast sector of Houston and Pasadena.  Students range from 3-5 years old. We engage our students in math, science, reading, and hands on approach to learning.  Will have to pass a Criminal Background check, Texas Department of Protective Services Fingerprint check, and proof of negative TB Test.

Agency: Gulf Coast Community Services Association
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 77054
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Office Assitant

Assisting Head Start centers in the southeast sector of Houston and Pasadena.  Students range from 3-5 years old. Office Assistants will help center staff in clerical needs such, as filing, answering phones, and assisting with families and visitors when they arrive to the centers.  Will have to pass a Criminal Background check, Texas Department of Protective Services Fingerprint check, and proof of negative TB Test.

Agency: Gulf Coast Community Services Association
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 77054
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Corporate Office Assitant

Assisting the Corporate office for GCCSA Head Start centers in the southeast sector of Houston and Pasadena.  Students range from 3-5 years old. Corporate Office Assistants will help corporate staff in clerical needs such, as filing, answering phones, and preparing for events for families and visitors of the program.  Events are in the evening.  They are either held once a month on Wednesday or the second and third Thursday of the month.  Will have to pass a Criminal Background check, Texas Department of Protective Services Fingerprint check, and proof of negative TB Test.

Agency: Gulf Coast Community Services Association
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 77054
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Volunteer for Liver Life Walk 2017!

The Liver Life Walk will be the American Liver Foundation - Texas Division’s 8th Annual fundraising walk in Houston, TX.  With snacks, entertainment, and prizes, this 5k or 1k walk promises to be fun for all ages.  Walkers can visit the Expo area to gather goodies and information from local companies.

 

We would love to have you volunteer for this amazing event! There are many different volunteer areas and opportunities at the Liver Life Walk Houston.  If you or others you know can help, please reply and provide your hours of availability and a cell number

 

TIME: 6:30am - Noon

Agency: American Liver Foundation
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: 1 years old
Zip Code: 77021
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Volunteers needed for Animal Adoptions and Foster Homes

We need dependable volunteers to help with adoption events on Saturdays and Sundays at our Katy, Pearland and Sugar Land PetSmarts.

We need foster homes to save more animals at the shelters. To foster, you need to be able to care for the animal and bring him/her to some of the adoption events on the weekends. A foster home means the difference of life or
death for many animals at the overcrowded shelters. You can save a life by providing a foster home.

We have volunteer opportunities for transporting animals to and from adoptions, helping at the stores with adoption applications and talking to potential adopters, walking and showing the dogs and cats and giving them attention, helping set up for adoptions and packing up for transport back to their foster homes.

We need volunteers for these locations every weekend:
PETSMART - Katy I-10/Fry - 19945 Katy Frwy, Houston, TX 77094 ------------ Sat. 9-6, Sun. 11-5       PETSMART - Shoppes at Parkwest - 24600 Katy Fwy, Katy, TX 77493 ---------- Sat. 10:30-5, 11-5       PETSMART - Pearland - 3119 Silverlake Village Dr., Pearland, TX 77584 -------- Sat. 10:30-5, Sun. 11-5 PETSMART - Sugar Land - 16758 SW Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479 ---------------- Sun. 10:30-3:30

You can volunteer for both days or one day, the whole time or 2 or more hours. If you can't stay the entire
time, just let us know when you can come. We ask volunteers to come at the beginning of the shift to help with setting up or come later and stay until the end of the shift to help with closing or you can volunteer for the whole time.  Even a few hours can make a difference

This is a great opportunity to bring a significant other or friends to help.
Volunteers need to be 16 or older to volunteer for adoption events.

We also need volunteers to cover both weekday & weekend morning and evening cat care shifts at PetSmart on I-10 at Fry Rd in Katy. It takes about an hour to feed, scoop litter boxes, straighten up the their cages and give them attention. Times are flexible - mornings around 9 or 10 is the preferred time. Evenings, the preferred time is between 5 and 7. Volunteers need to be 18 or older to volunteer for cat care.

We also need transport volunteers during the week to help with taking for them to and from vet appointments for spay/neuter surgeries and other medical care. Volunteers need to be 18 or older to volunteer for transport.

Grooming/Bathing pets,
Walking dogs at adoption events,
Quiet petting time and animal care at adoption events,
Photographing pets at adoption events,
Emailing inquiries about pets for adoption,
Donation drives and Fundraising,
Organizing an adoption event,
Volunteering at an adoption event,
Provide a foster home to save a life

Agency: Mutts and Meows Rescue
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 77094
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Marketing Intern

The purpose of Alliance Lang. Network Services is to recruit and train qualified interpreters to facilitate linguistic and cultural communication between our clients and service providers.

Our Alliance Lang. Network program currently seeks a qualified and dedicated volunteer to assist manager(s) in providing support to the department as it relates to promoting.

The marketing volunteer shall:

Monitor and update ALN website as needed Monitor and update all social media outlets as needed Provide a monthly newsletter and create marketing materials for recruitment and new clients.

Skills needed:

Have an Eye for detail Tech Savvy Computer literacy

Education:

Some College Be a marketing, communications or any closely related major

 

Time Frame:

Anytime Mon-Fri between the hours of 8:30am-5pm (2x a week @ min.)
Agency: Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 77081
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Welcome Desk Volunteer

At Alliance we believe in helping our new community members become self-sufficient and feel a part of our Houston community. Every day we provide comprehensive services such as ESL classes, job readiness workshops, financial advancement and much more! We want all refugees to have a smooth transition, succeed and take part in the “American

The Welcome Desk Volunteer will be trained to simply assist our receptionists in managing daily client interactions and translations.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Translating on behalf of clients Answering Inbound Calls And maintaining waiting area as needed.

Skills include:

Great phone etiquette Understand Microsoft office Have Customer Service Skills Be Bilingual in Spanish (not required but a major plus) Previous experience is a plus

Education:

H.S. Diploma Work Related experience is a plus

Requirement(s):

Be 18+ Attend one time AMCS Volunteer Orientation

Time Frame:

2 days a week Between M-f from 9am-1pm or 1pm-4pm
Agency: Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 77081
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Case Aid Volunteer

At Alliance we believe in helping our new community members become self-sufficient and feel a part of our Houston community. Every day we provide comprehensive services such as ESL classes, job readiness workshops, financial advancement and much more! We want all refugees to have a smooth transition, succeed and take part in the “American Dream”.

Our Health and Social Service department currently seeks a qualified and dedicated volunteer to assist case manager(s) in providing administrative support to clients and their families, as well as help prepare and process case services forms, applications and other paperwork as needed. (Great for social work majors!)

The Case Aid shall:

Assist the case manager with sorting and organizing files Assist with various Interpreting/Translating duties Help prepare and process case services forms Feel comfortable in a Multicultural setting

Skills:

Interpersonal skills needed Communication skills (verbal and written) Computer literacy

 

Education:

S. diploma Some college

Requirements:

Be 18+ Attend one time orientation Be Bilingual in Spanish or Dari or Pashto

Time Frame:

Anytime between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm (2x a week) 10am-2pm and/or 3pm-5pm for Arabic speakers

 

Agency: Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 77081
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Data Entry Volunteer

At Alliance we believe in helping our new community members become self-sufficient and feel a part of our Houston community. Every day we provide comprehensive services such as ESL classes, job readiness workshops, financial advancement and much more! We want all refugees to have a smooth transition, succeed and take part in the “American Dream”.

Refugees tend to face various barriers when they first arrive to the United States, one being adaption into a new cultural. To combat this barrier Alliance offers Cultural Orientation to newly arrived refugees. During this time Refugees gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to adapt to their lives in the United States and become fully integrated into the Houston community!

The Data Entry Volunteer shall assist the training specialist with various administrative task such as:

Entering students names into database Organizing files and collecting data to be entered into the computer. Entering information from client files into database Keeping sensitive customer or company information confidential Filing paperwork as needed

Skills:

Typing speed of 35 wpm or Higher Be Computer savvy (understand how to use word and excel) Have an eye for Detail & Precision

Education:

S. Diploma or Higher Work related experience is a plus!

Requirements:

Feel comfortable in a diverse setting Be 18+ Attend one time AMCS Volunteer orientation

Time Frame:

2x a week Any time between 8:30am-5:00pm

 

Agency: Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 77081
Allow Groups: No