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Volunteer Houston is moving to a New Location

2015-02-19T12:32:09+00:00 February 19th, 2015|

As of March 1st, Volunteer Houston will have a new place to call home.  The office will be moving from its Upper Kirby location into office space at Roadrunner Moving and Storage - 12425 Chimney Rock Road Suite 250, Houston, TX 77035.  Roadrunner has been a longtime supporter of Volunteer Houston and has housed the [...]

Become the driving force behind Volunteer Houston 2.0

2015-01-30T09:40:53+00:00 January 30th, 2015|

Volunteer Houston is pleased to announce that we have been awarded an AmeriCorps VISTA capacity building grant and have 4 openings in the VISTA program. This addition is just one of the many new and exciting things taking place at Volunteer Houston as we look to engage more volunteers in Service throughout the Greater Houston [...]

Saint Nicholas Spreads Holiday Cheer

2014-12-16T10:07:49+00:00 December 16th, 2014|

Celebrating the True Meaning of the Holiday Season for 27 Years HOUSTON (December 4, 2014) Today, Saint Nicholas visited over 7,000 students in the Houston and Bay area as a part of Volunteer Houston’s Discovery Day with A Visit from Saint Nicholas program.   Each Pre K through 2nd grade student at the nineteen participating schools [...]

Historic Organization Gets Recognized for its 40-Year Impact on Houston’s Volunteerism

2014-11-24T16:16:44+00:00 November 24th, 2014|

  HOUSTON (Oct. 30, 2014) – Houston is known for its altruistic spirit and Volunteer Houston has been on the front line of helping Houstonians connect with their volunteer passions for 40 years. On Sunday, Oct. 26, Volunteer Houston celebrated its 40th birthday with a Volunteer Fair in Discovery Green that featured 40 nonprofit organizations [...]


2014-11-10T09:57:49+00:00 November 10th, 2014|

In Greater Houston, the Jefferson Awards Foundation (www.jeffersonawards.org  Co-Founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr.) is seeking an upper classmen or graduate student to be a Fellow to facilitate the Jefferson Awards Lead360 Challenge. This is a marketing, outreach, and social media position. The Lead360 Challenge seeks to recognize existing and [...]

Volunteer Houston’s 40th Birthday Celebration and Volunteer Fair- FREE Discovery Green Family Event on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

2014-10-13T16:04:28+00:00 October 13th, 2014|

Houstonians are invited to join in celebration of Volunteer Houston's 40 years of service and over one million volunteers placed in the Houston community.  Free and open to the public, Volunteer Houston's 40th Birthday Celebration and Volunteer Fair is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at the Andrea and Bill [...]

IBM Supports Volunteer Houston in a BIG WAY

2014-09-15T14:49:38+00:00 September 15th, 2014|

Over the past year Volunteer Houston has focused on growing and strengthening organizational partnerships.  One of the organization's strongest new partnerships is with IBM.  In the Spring, Volunteer Houston received over $64,000 in support from IBM through consultant services and a cash grant. In March, two IBM consultants conducted a two day strategic planning session [...]

Veteran Leader Corps – Apply Now

2014-08-27T12:52:12+00:00 August 27th, 2014|

Each National Direct member will work to develop or expand community wide workforce readiness services for veterans. They will recruit, train, and support veteran volunteer leaders who will support ongoing service efforts, veteran community engagement and veteran service. In turn, each volunteer leader will support new or expanded year-round veteran-serving programs and projects in their [...]

Meals on Wheels

2014-05-07T07:24:32+00:00 May 7th, 2014|

Interfaith Ministries delivers more than 4000 hot meals a day to homebound senior citizens all over Harris County through our Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers can assist with deliveries Monday- Friday, once a month, once a week or whenever able. Volunteers pick up meals between 11:00AM-11:45AM at our distribution site (3202 San Jacinto St., 77004) [...]

Student Opportunities – Houston Food Bank

2014-03-27T15:25:27+00:00 March 27th, 2014|

Houston Food Bank offers many exciting opportunities for students to make a difference in their community by volunteering. Earn school credits for community service. To volunteer contact Millie Jones at 713-547-8604/ mjones@houstonfoodbank.org   Keegan Kitchen Students help prepare hot, nutritious meals for after-school programs. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. 2445 North Freeway [...]