Volunteer Events

If you can help provide transportation (carpool) to the event(s) that you wish to attend, please indicate that on the sign up form.


Bering Omega Day Treatment Center

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
01/30/15 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM REGISTER by 01/29/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 1429 Hawthorne Street, Houston, TX 77006

The Bering Omega Day Treatment Center provides services and activities to individuals in the Houston area infected by HIV/AIDS. Volunteers are needed to interact with patients in activities such as card games, crafts, and conversations.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 9:00 am.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson


The Beacon Day Center

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/01/15 8:15 AM – 11:00 AM REGISTER by 01/31/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 1212 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002

The Beacon Day Center provides services to Houston's homeless from a hot meal to case work assistance in finding employment and housing. Volunteers are needed to assist in tasks such as preparing meals and doing laundry.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 8:15 am.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson


Arrow Academy

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/04/15 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM REGISTER by 01/28/15 at 11:59 PM
02/18/15 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM REGISTER by 02/04/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 5874 Bellfort Street, Houston, TX 77033

The Arrow Academy after school program provides after school care, activities, and homework help to elementary school students in the third ward. Volunteers are needed to help students with homework and other after school activities.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 3:30 pm.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson or Chris Pinto


Houston Public Library Warehouse

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/07/15 9:45 AM – 1:00 PM REGISTER by 02/06/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 8440 Westpark Drive, Houston, TX 77063

The Friends of the Houston Public Library support the Houston Public Library system through book sales. Volunteers are needed to work in their warehouse sorting and scanning books.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 3:30 pm.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson


Service Night

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/09/15 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM REGISTER by 02/09/15 at 5:00 PM

Location: Student Center South Space City Room (Rm 214)

Volunteers are needed to assist with various on-campus service projects such as preparing peanut butter & jelly sandwiches for the homeless and making Valentine’s Day Cards which will be distributed to nursing homes and hospitals across the city.

For questions, please contact Sara Lalani


Houston Food Bank

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/13/15 5:15 PM – 9:00 PM REGISTER by 02/12/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 535 Portwall St

The Houston Food Bank works to end hunger in the Houston community. Volunteers are needed to help sort and package food items that will be distributed to food pantries and charities in the Houston area.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson


Kipp Academy

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/14/15 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM REGISTER by 02/13/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 8440 Westpark Drive, Houston, TX 77063

Volunteers are needed at Kipp College Preparatory Academy in Sharpston. Volunteers will tutor kids in math and reading.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 3:30 pm.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson


Kids’ Reading Room

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/19/15 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM REGISTER by 02/18/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: Castlewood Apartments 7000 Westview, Houston 77055

Volunteers will be reading to elementary aged children as well as participating in small group activities to encourage children to take an interest in reading.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will need to meet outside the Student Center by 3:30 pm. and depart by 3:45pm.

For questions, please contact Chris Pinto


Houston Public Library Warehouse

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/20/15 8:15 AM – 1:00 PM REGISTER by 02/19/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 8440 Westpark Drive, Houston, TX 77063

The Friends of the Houston Public Library support the Houston Public Library system through book sales. Volunteers are needed to work in their warehouse sorting and scanning books.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 3:30 pm.

For questions, please contact Chris Pinto


Kipp Academy

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
02/21/15 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM REGISTER by 02/20/15 at 11:59 PM

Location: 8440 Westpark Drive, Houston, TX 77063

Volunteers are needed at Kipp College Preparatory Academy in Sharpston. Volunteers will tutor kids in math and reading.

Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the front of the Student Center at 8:00 am.

For questions, please contact Chris Pinto