Reining Strength volunteer opportunities

Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship provides equine-assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with special needs.  The program is in need of sidewalkers and leaders to assist in therapeutic riding lessons.

SIDEWALKERS

Sidewalkers will be walking along side riders & support the rider in performing the requested activities of the PATH, Intl. Instructors. To be considered for sidewalking, the individual must be physically capable of walking alongside the horse for at least an hour.

LEADERS

Leaders will lead the horses during the therapeutic riding lesson. Leaders must demonstrate an ability to control the horse in various situations. Additional in-depth training is necessary to lead a horse during lessons. To be considered as a leader, the volunteer must be physically capable of leading and managing the horse for at least an hour.

Want to volunteer?: All volunteers are required to attend a volunteer orientation. It will last approximately two hours and will be held at: 8811 FM 359 Rd., Richmond, TX 77406. Interested persons must complete a volunteer packet located on our website( www.reiningstrength.org ) under the “Get Involved” tab.

For more information contact the office at 832-451-6874 or volunteer@reiningstrength.org

The next orientation is Saturday, Feb 4th at 1pm. There are no set days and times for volunteering. They will try to schedule according to the volunteer’s schedule or convenience.

Facebook: Reining Strength Facebook Page

Website: Reiningstrength.org

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Fort Bend Museum volunteer opportunities

The Fort Bend Museum preserves the history of Fort Bend County and surrounding areas located in Richmond, Texas. They are looking for volunteers to give historic house tours, to volunteer for the Texian Market Days event in October, and other special events.

Historic House Tour Volunteers

The museum does not have volunteer projects every weekend, only as they arise, but they are always accepting new volunteers. From Tuesday to Saturday, there are historic house tours of the Long-Smith Cottage and the Moore Mansion at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Potential volunteers might be interested in learning to give these historic tours. Weekend volunteers generally will be giving house tours, helping at the front desk, or helping with projects that arise around the museum. The museum is flexible with the volunteer’s schedule.

Texian Market Days in October

Texian Market Days is a community event at George Ranch Historical Park, held by the Fort Bend Museum Association. The event always welcome volunteers to help.Volunteers are needed in general at the event, with volunteer opportunities ranging from running the ticket booth to being a re-enactor.  This year the event is held on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

Other Special Events

For those who become regular volunteers at the museum, they may be recruited to be a part of volunteer teams for certain special events we hold, like Playing in the Past, A Southern Garden Party, Lone Star Stomp, etc.

Want to volunteer?: If interested, please fill out Volunteer application. You can also email Ana Alicia Estrada at aestrada@fortbendmuseum.org for more information about volunteering.

Address: 500 Houston St. Richmond, TX 77469

Phone Number: 281-342-6478

Facebook: Fort Bend Museum Facebook Page

Website: Fortbendmuseum.org

Missouri City, Texas municipal volunteer opportunities

Missouri City, Texas municipal programs and office are looking for volunteers for the Third Annual Black History Month Celebration event, the READ Program, office work, and online. Please see below for more details.

Third Annual Black History Month Celebration

Missouri City will celebrate its Third Annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 11 through a day-long ceremony of music and culture that will pay tribute to the many Fort Bend County African-American leaders and advocates—past, present and future.

Volunteer opportunities are available for this event. Interested residents may contact Media Relations Specialist III Cory Stottlemyer at cstottlemyer@missouricitytx.gov or at 281.403.8532.

READ Program Volunteering

In 2014, At-Large Position 2 Councilmember Chris Preston initiated the City’s READ Program at Glover Elementary by reading to several classrooms and answering questions about City leadership. To expand on the success of the READ program, beginning in 2017, the READ program is expanding to multiple Fort Bend ISD campuses:

    • Lantern Lane Elementary
    • E.A. Jones Elementary
    • Quail Valley Elementary
    • Lynn Armstrong Elementary

For all FBISD programs, volunteers need to complete an additional Fort Bend Independent School District criminal background check.

Other upcoming and ongoing volunteer opportunities

  • Communications: The City Hall front desk is looking for a friendly face to assist with overall front desk operations. This includes greeting guests, answering phones, logging packages and providing general information. The ideal volunteer would also assist the front desk staff with organization and main lobby upkeep. Lastly, they’d need to be comfortable with occasionally working the front desk solo.
  • City Secretary: The Department, who is in charge of recording and organizing all official City records, is in need of a volunteer who can assist with an ongoing organizing project. The volunteer would be needed during regular City Hall hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., any day Monday– Friday, and would work alongside City Secretary staff.
  • Website Redesign: City Staff members are preparing to update www.missouricitytx.gov and would like volunteer input and feedback on the project. The City website will receive a revitalized appearance to improve usability and overall functionality. Staff members are in the process of compiling thoughts and ideas from citizens, commercial, municipal and information technology partners that will allow the website to better serve all constituents. The redesign will be more mobile friendly and will feature enhancements that will improve ease of access.

Want to volunteer?: For any questions about any of the above volunteering opportunities, please contact Media Relations Specialist III Cory Stottlemyer at cstottlemyer@missouricitytx.gov or at 281.403.8532.

Facebook: Missouri City, Texas Municipal Facebook Page

Website: For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: Missouricitytx.gov