Does it cost anything to volunteer?

2019-02-18T19:14:28-06:00February 18th, 2019|

No, volunteers are not currently asked to pay a fee to use the Volunteer Houston website. However, there may be a fee for a background check if required by the agency. Also, it does cost money to connect volunteers to the meaningful service opportunities that we provide. Some of our most committed volunteers are also [...]

What kind of tools and resources will I have access to as a volunteer?

2019-02-18T19:11:05-06:00February 18th, 2019|

You can quickly and easily sign up for volunteer needs from our database. You will be emailed opportunity details as soon as you sign up. You will also receive a reminder email prior to the event. You can also remove yourself from an event with ease. You can set up and edit your profile and [...]

After I have created an account, how do I sign up for a volunteer project?

2019-02-18T19:10:24-06:00February 18th, 2019|

Search needs or browse our calendar. Once you find an event that you want to participate in, click on “RESPOND.” You will receive a confirmation email with instructions from the affiliated agency. If you have questions about the event, you can send them an email listed in the event description or contact us at info@volunteerhouston.org. [...]

Do I need orientation or training to volunteer?

2019-02-18T19:08:33-06:00February 18th, 2019|

No. If an agency requires training, it will state it within the description. For the majority of needs, no training is required. All you have to do is “RESPOND” to a need that interests you and show up.