2017 Walk for The Woods Project -Volunteering Opportunities

The Woods Project is hosting the 6th annual Walk for The Woods Project fundraiser on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 6:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CDT) at Ripley House. The location is at Ripley House. The address is below:

Ripley House
4410 Navigation Boulevard
Houston, TX 77003

This event would not be possible without volunteers.  The Walk is the largest fundraiser of the year for the organization and will help provide a life changing, leadership development opportunities to even more low income Houston high school students.  Over 155 students are expected to participate in the 2-week summer program. There are many volunteer roles available.

Walk Volunteer Roles include:
Start/Finish Line Activity Managers
Expo Area Setup
History Stop Setup
Course Marshalls
Parking Guides
Water Stop Assistants
Registration and Check-in
Info Booth Managers

Breakdown and Clean-up

Want to volunteer?: Please register to be a volunteer at this link HERE! If you have any questions about the event or volunteer opportunities, please contact April Zheng at april@thewoodsproject.org

Facebook: The Woods Project Facebook Page

Website: The Woods Project Webpage 


Houston Public Library volunteering opportunities

The Houston Public Library System’s Alice McKean Young Library will be hosting a Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 from 10am-3pm. The activities of the day will consist of a various vendors from throughout the Houston area providing local families with information on nutrition, fitness, and healthy living.

Volunteer opportunities include program assistance; assisting Library staff with event setup and break down, assisting participating vendors with their tables/booths, and assisting with the distribution of groceries. Volunteers will also help as greeters and docents, directing fair participants and guests. Volunteers will be assigned to specific areas and stations upon their arrival.

Young Neighborhood Library Health Fair
Saturday, April 29th, 2017 from 10am-3pm

Houston Public Library – Alice McKean Young Library
5107 Griggs Rd.
Houston, TX 77021

Shifts include:
Morning: 8 AM 12 PM
Afternoon: 12 PM – 4 PM
Full Day: 8 AM – 4 PM (hour for lunch)

Want to volunteer?:  All interested volunteers will need to RSVP to sign up for the event. Please contact hplvolunteers@houstontx.gov to RSVP.

Facebook: Houston Public Library Facebook Page

Website: Houstonlibrary.org/get-involved/volunteer and