City of Sugar Land Volunteering Opportunities

I. Sugar Land Animal Shelter
Volunteer opportunities are daily during shelter hours of operation. The volunteering opportunities include Dog Socializer, Dog Walking, Dog Kennel Cleaning, Reception Volunteers, Cat Grooming and Playing, Cat Kennel Cleaning, and PetSmart Volunteers (assisting with adoptions at PetSmart – must be 18 or older).

Address: 101 Gillingham Ln, Sugar Land, Texas 77478

Thursday 8am-7pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday Closed
Monday 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-5pm
Wednesday 8am-5pm

II. Right Tree Right Place event

March 14, 2019
9 AM-1PM

Volunteers would be needed to assist Parks and Recreation Staff and CenterPoint Energy Staff with planting trees in Brazos River Park. Parks and Recreation Staff would advise volunteers on the proper way to plant a tree, and then volunteers would be released to begin planting the trees.

Want to volunteer?: All volunteers for the above events must be registered Serve Sugar Land volunteers. All volunteering at the shelter and at PetSmart requires a training session. All volunteers also need to be at least 14 years old.

To register, interested individuals can visit volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov,  then hover on Get Involved at the top– at this point you will need to either choose the above 18 or under 18 application depending on your age.

If any questions, you can also contact Kayla at klauhoff@sugarlandtx.gov

Facebook: City of Sugar Land Facebook Page

Website: https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov/

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Hermann Park Conservancy volunteering opportunities

Hermann Park Conservancy is a non-profit organization serving to improve and maintain Hermann Park. The organization also contributes to reforestation efforts and maintenance initiatives for Hermann Park.

Interested volunteers can visit the volunteer opportunities page to see the most current and accurate information on volunteer opportunities at any given time.

Upcoming Event Volunteer Opportunities

Hermann Park Conservancy will have a few upcoming events that would need volunteers. Volunteering opportunities include helping with gift bag prep, event check-in, and post-event clean up. Please see below events:

Events are listed on Hermann Park’s Calendar.

Gardening Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers interested in gardening may want to consider volunteer gardening at McGovern Centennial Gardens and The Japanese Garden.

A weekly group of garden volunteers meet on Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or Saturdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m to volunteer at McGovern Centennial Gardens. Individual volunteers garden on Thursday mornings from 9-11 a.m at The Japanese Gardens.To learn about all of the McGovern Centennial Gardens and The Japanese Garden volunteer opportunities, email the volunteer coordinator at volunteer@hermannpark.org or call 713-524-5876, ext. 357.

Want to volunteer?:  All volunteers must fill out an application and meet with the volunteer coordinator to review their interests, skills, and availability. If you have any questions or need more information, you can email Gabriel Durham, community engagement coordinator, email the volunteer coordinator at volunteer@hermannpark.org or call 713-524-5876, ext. 357

Facebook: Hermann Park Conservancy

Website: Hermannpark.org

Rosenberg Railroad Museum Volunteer Opportunities

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum helps provide education on the historic railroad heritage of Rosenberg and of Texas. The museum have volunteer opportunities for weekends, Spring Break, summer and an upcoming event.

Guided Tour Volunteers / Docents
Weekend volunteers are regularly needed. Volunteers over Spring Break and the Summer are also needed. It is most helpful for volunteers to receive training and learn how to lead a guided tour for the guests.  That usually requires a few visits in order to learn the tour and practice with an experienced docent.

RailFest
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Volunteers will be needed to work carnival-type games, greet guests, and help with crafts.  There will be a Sign Up Genius closer to the event and interested volunteers are encouraged to check the website and Facebook page for more information.

Want to volunteer?:
Volunteers must be 14 years old. If you meet the age requirement and want to volunteer, please contact info@rosenbergRRmuseum.org or at 281-633-2846. All volunteers must complete training session and pass background check. If any questions, please contact tracy.hobdy@rosenbergrrmuseum.org

Facebook: Rosenberg RR Museum Facebook Page

Website: Rosenbergrrmuseum.org

Missouri City’s Volunteering Opportunities

1.Softball Skills & Drills Clinic
Looking for Softball Coaches on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Missouri Park SoftBall Fields (1917 Moore Rd) at 9:30am to 11:00am
Contact Adam Lofters
Phone: (281) 403-8633
Email: Adam.Lofters@missouricitytx.gov

2.Citizens’ Police Academy
Looking for Volunteers
Contact Sgt. Russell D’Oench
Phone: (281) 403-5819
Email: Russell.DOench@missouricitytx.gov

3.Tree Planting Competition @ Buffalo Run Park
Looking for Volunteers on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Buffalo Run Park (1122 Buffalo Run Blvd, Missouri City, Texas 77489) at 10:00am
Contact Paul Wierzbicki
Phone: (281) 403-8645
Email: Paul.Wierzbicki@missouricitytx.gov

Want to volunteer?: If you have any questions about the above volunteer opportunities, please email the above contacts or volunteer@missouricitytx.gov or apply for the Municipal Volunteer Program here: http://bit.ly/2BOmeNI.cstottlemyer@missouricitytx.gov.

Undies for Everyone Volunteering Opportunities

Undies for Everyone is an organization that helps provide Houston’s disadvantaged students with free underwear. New underwear has been provided for underprivileged primary and elementary school children, and also those affected by natural disaster events. The free and clean underwear will help enhance the students’ self-esteem, dignity, hygiene, and success.

Volunteers are needed to help pack underwear. There is generally volunteer events available on the weekends and Thursdays of the month.

Want to volunteer?: The event dates, times, location, # of volunteers needed are on the organization’s volunteer page on their website. You can sign up on http://signup.com/go/JnWbQwo or on the  organization’s website. If any questions, please contact info@undiesforeveryone.org

Facebook:  Undies for Everyone Facebook Page

Website: Undiesforeveryone.org

Lunar New Year Houston 2019 @Viet Hoa Volunteering Opportunities

2019 will be the Year of the Pig on February 5, 2019. It is on a Tuesday this year. Every year, Viet Hoa Center hosts a Lunar New Year Celebration event on a weekend of the same month of the Lunar New Year day. Check out the below to see if you are interested in any volunteering opportunities.

Lunar New Year Houston

February 9-10, 2019 / 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Viet Hoa Center @ Beltway 8 Plaza
8388 W. Sam Houston Parkway South
Houston 7707

All VOLUNTEER-TIME counts for ‘Community Service’. The Volunteer Coordinator will call to confirm Application & answer all questions close to the event date!

Want to volunteer?:  Visit here to see what volunteer shifts are still available and submit the volunteer application for review. You will have to submit volunteer waiver form at the event.

Facebook: Lunar New Year Facebook Page

Website: Lunar New Year Houston website

Kids’ Meals volunteering opportunities

Kids’ Meals is a non profit organization that deliver meals to hungry children preschool-aged (5 years and younger) children and kids up to 18 years of age when school is out that has no access to free meal programs in Houston.

There are volunteering opportunities available on the weekdays. Volunteer Shifts are Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm. Some volunteering job positions include packing lunches, volunteer riders (time is from 7:30am-12:00pm or 7:30am-2:00pm), being a delivery driver, and administration volunteers. For more details on volunteering opportunities, please visit Kids’ Meals Volunteer Page.

For opportunities on the weekends, there is the Ambassador of Hope program again. Volunteers are needed who will go out and speak on behalf of Kids’ Meals at certain events on weekdays and weekends especially for this summer. Volunteers can contact the coordinator, and she will send a PowerPoint presentation for them to use and study when they go to speaking events. There is always a need for volunteers for Shipley’s Donuts Dash on April 13th and Harvest Luncheon on November 1. We also have offsite opportunities where people can pack snack packs for us, decorate lunch bags, or host a donation drive.

Want to volunteer?:  Volunteers looking for volunteering opportunities on the weekdays can register through the Kids’ Meals online registration system. For those who are interested in weekend volunteer opportunities, you can contact volunteer@kidsmealshouston.org or the volunteer coordinator at caroline@kidsmealshouston.org 

Facebook: Kids’ Meals Facebook Page

Website: Kidsmealshouston.org