Volunteer Houston Work in the Community
Opportunities for youth to be engaged in community service and leadership to create positive social change.
Business Volunteer Challenge
Transform the business culture and help companies unleash the talent and expertise of their employees.
CORPORATE PROGRAM SERVICES
Allows companies to foster a more personal link to the community by sharing its human resources with nonprofit organizations in need.
A military and veteran reintegration program that inspires military veteran families to address the most pressing challenges in their communities.
GREATER HOUSTON SERVICE AWARDS
The GHSA annual awards luncheon to honor the outstanding volunteer work in the Houston community.
A Visit from Saint Nicholas
Our annual holiday program that teaches students in underserved areas the value of service and giving back to the community
Disaster Preparedness & Response
When an emergency affects a local area, efforts are conducted in conjunction with civic and governmental agencies to restore livelihoods and to reconstruct communities.
A way for nonprofit partners to learn how to leverage and manage volunteers to more effectively address community needs.
In 1974, a group of Houstonians who were very involved in the philanthropic community realized that the growing number of nonprofit organizations needed a better way to engage citizens as volunteers in providing service to the community. After a national search for a solution, they organized a local Volunteer Center to serve as a clearinghouse for volunteers.
For 41 years, Volunteer Houston has been the city's sole referral service connecting volunteers to a broad spectrum of diverse nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit organizations all around Houston and its vicinity rely on Volunteer Houston to acquire over 50,000 volunteers per year.
118 million dollar value to Houston
952 agencies and 1,159 volunteer opportunities
50,000 volunteers each year
4.8 million volunteer hours in 2015