Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts Volunteering Opportunity

Volunteer Greeter Program

Responsibilities include welcoming the public, answering questions about Moody’s programming, and directing visitors to various spaces in the building, including exhibition areas, café, and restrooms.

Qualified candidates should possess a love and appreciation of the arts, friendly and welcoming attitude, and reliability.

To volunteer at the Moody, candidates must make a one-year commitment and be available for two to four shifts each month.

Program Schedule:

  • The Moody is open to the public year-round, Monday through Saturday 10AM-5PM
  • Volunteer shifts are 3.5 hours per day, up to once per week

Want to volunteer?: More information about the volunteering opportunity can be found here. Volunteers can also sign up here.

Facebook: Moody Center for the Arts Facebook Page

Website: Moody.rice.edu


TangoTab’s Feed the City: Houston Volunteering Opportunity

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Clutch Bar Houston
5334 Washington Ave.
Houston, Texas 77007

Bring food items and pack the food items.

Here’s a recommendation of what to bring:
If you are attending, please bring some food product. You can bring any of the items in any combination
• Meat: Please try to make this turkey, chicken or ham (we do not prefer bologna); Unfortunately, we cannot accept any meat from the deli counter
• Cheese: 16 slices each of cheese (no spicy cheese please!)
• Bread: Try to find a loaf that has 20 slices (not including the ends); Btw we definitely prefer wheat
• 1 bottle of yellow mustard
• 1 bag of Halos, Cuties or tangerines
• 1-2 bags of chips (not the individual bags)
• 100 count of Sandwich Bags (make sure they zip)

PLEASE TRY TO BRING AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF MEAT, CHEESE & BREAD. Example: If you bring enough slices of cheese for 72 sandwiches, bring enough meat and bread for 72 sandwiches.

Please arrive between 8:30 AM and 8:50 AM. We will begin PROMPTLY at 9:00 am.

Remember, anyone can attend our events. We make this a fun atmosphere for all ages. Remember, you are responsible for anyone under 18y/o that is in your group.

Want to volunteer?: Check out here for more details on this volunteering event.

Liver Life Walk Houston 2019 Volunteering Opportunities

The Liver Life Walk 2019 will have a variety of volunteering opportunities at the event.

Event Details
EVENT DATE: April 27, 2019
LOCATION: Memorial Park
S Picnic Lane
Houston, TX 77007

Want to volunteer?: Register as a volunteer here. To receive more information on becoming a Liver Life Walk Volunteer contact Jessica Snell at jsnell@liverfoundation.org or 281-929-8000.

Facebook: American Liver Foundation Facebook Page

Website: Liverlifewalk.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.

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

Belinizio – Need Volunteers for Chevron Houston Marathon 2019

Belinizio is a nonprofit organization that helps disadvantage women develop self-confidence and life skills. The organization needs 30 volunteers to come help cheer on the runners of the Houston Marathon and Half Marathon. There will be music and fun signs to cheer on the runners as they approach mile six of the Marathon and Half Marathon. Please sign up by Friday, January 18, 2019 if interested.

Sunday, January 20th, 2019 5:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (Road closures begin at 6:15 a.m. so it is important to arrive on time).

Parking lot next to Beck’s Prime (2920 Kirby, Houston, TX 77098). FREE Parking available at The Shops at River Oaks (2800 Kirby, Houston, TX 77098).

Sign up for shifts: In interested, please sign up by Friday, January 18, 2019 here.

Website: https://www.bel-inizio.org/

Welcome 2019!

Happy 2019! It’s already halfway into the first month of the year, and I am back after a long hiatus! Looking forward to update information regarding older volunteer opportunities and posting more new volunteer events.

My plan is to first start updating information and links to already existing volunteer opportunities so readers can expect updated posts of links and information regarding volunteer opportunities mentioned previously on the blog for 2019.

If you know of any volunteer opportunities that can be on this blog or just have any questions or suggestions, please email me at weekendvolunteering@gmail.com


Blanco Lavender Festival Volunteering Opportunities

14th Annual Blanco Lavender Festival
June 8-10, 2018
Friday: Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hill Country Lavender
4524 US Highway 281 North
Blanco, TX 78606

The Lavender Festival has four hour shifts available in the Information/Souvenir Tent, Drink Ticket Sales, Beer and Lavender Lizzies, as runners, and parking attendants. Volunteers get a 14th Annual Commemorative T-Shirt. Volunteer Orientation will be held Thursday, May 31 at 6:00 at the Old Blanco County Courthouse.

Sign up for shifts: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0944a9ab2ea2fc1-2018

Website: Blancochamber.com/lavender-fest-information-1/

MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North LIVE – World Vision Volunteering Opportunities

World Vision Volunteer is a global Christian organization working to tackle poverty and injustice. The organization has a volunteering opportunity on February 23, 2018 at Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land, Texas.

Smart Financial Centre
700 Penn Street
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Volunteer Shift time is from 5:00PM – 10:00PM. Volunteers will be helping people sign up to sponsor a child. Volunteers will hand out packets throughout the theatre during the World Vision appeal – This will involve long periods of standing and walking. And some volunteers will also assist at the World Vision table(s) during intermission and after the show – this will also involve long periods of standing. Age requirement 18+ (16 – 17 with an adult)

Volunteers need to check in at 5:00PM for mandatory training and stay at least 30 minutes after the concert finishes. This may be as late as 10:30PM, so be prepared to stay and help load out.

Check out this website to sign up and get more information about the volunteering opportunity.

If any questions, you can contact volunteer@loopevents.org

Viet Hoa Lunar New Year 2018 Volunteering Opportunities

Viet Hoa Center’s Annual Lunar New Year festival will be on February 24 and February 25, 2018. It will be the year of the Earth Dog!

Viet Hoa Center at Beltway Plaza
8388 W. Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX

There are various volunteer shifts from 10am-6pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Below are the shifts. However, it looks like most of the volunteer spots are getting filled up.

* Friday 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
* Saturday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
* Saturday 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
* Sunday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
* Sunday 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
* Sunday 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

To sign up to be be a volunteer or get more information, you can check out the website here.