Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking 200 volunteer judges for its annual science fair, which will be Jan. 22, 2018. No experience is necessary. To sign up or get information, visit, or contact Lisa Wooley, or 281-284-7323.

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market is seeking volunteers to help with children in its School Garden Program from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Coastal Village Elementary School, 712 10th St., in Galveston. To sign up or get information, contact Nan Wilson, or 206-653-6326.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is seeking volunteers to help as tax preparers for the 2018 tax season. Training will be ongoing through the end of January 2018. To sign up, visit or call 888-687-2277.

The Ronald McDonald House is seeking volunteers to assist in various projects at the center, 301 14th St, in Galveston. Groups can sponsor an activity or provide a meal. Contact Janie Puentes, or 409-762-8770, Ext. 102.

The Galveston County Food Bank is seeking volunteers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 624 Fourth Ave. N. in Texas City. Court-mandated community service is available Wednesdays. For information, contact Denise Hightower-Aguilar, or 409-945-4232.

Volunteers are invaluable to the daily operation of the American Red Cross serving Galveston County. If you like to help people your local Red Cross could have just the opportunity — from training to be ready to respond to disasters to bringing education programming to our youth — from office support staff to becoming an instructor. Call 409-750-9172 or 409-945-7200.

Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking volunteers in the La Marque area for its 2017-18 school-based program. For information, email, visit or call 409-763-4638.

St. Vincent’s House is seeking volunteers for its new Transformational Opportunities Undergirded by Choice & Hope Initiative. For information, call Angela Hill, 409-763-8521.

The Galveston Arts Center is seeking volunteer docents to work for one to three hours in the front lobby during weekday evening events and classes. For information, call Reyna Collura, 409-763-2403, Ext. 1004.

The Galveston County Health District is seeking volunteers for the Galveston County Medical Reserve Corps. Medical background or experience isn’t required. To sign up, contact Richard Pierce, or 409-938-2222.

Mainland Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary is in need of volunteers to help in various capacities at the hospital. Applications are available at the information desk in the lobby area at 6801 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. Call 409-938-5758.

Galveston Island Meals on Wheels Inc. is seeking volunteers to deliver meals 1-day a week to the homebound, elderly and infirm of Galveston. It takes one hour out of your week to make a joyous difference in our recipients lives. If you would like to help, call 409-744-2668 between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays.

The Seeds of Abraham community action group is seeking volunteers. For information, call Lorie Chinn, 409-939-0445.

The Salvation Army of Galveston County is seeking volunteers in a variety of capacities to help in its Family Store, 601 51st St., in Galveston. For information, call 409-763-1691 or email

The Bryan Museum is seeking volunteers who have a love of history and would like to be a part of the museum team. The museum is now training volunteers for guest services, gallery docents and tour guides. For information, email or visit

The University of Texas Medical Branch is seeking women breast cancer survivors ages 45-75 to participate in a 1-year research study testing interventions that use technology to help increase their physical activity. To sign up, contact Eloisa Martinez, or 409-266-9643.

NAMI Gulf Coast is seeking volunteers Wednesdays through Saturdays for its Second Chance Thrift Shop, 2206 N. Gordon St., in Alvin. For information, call 281-585-3100.

The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to carry out its gratitude expedition thanking valued chamber members two Thursdays a month. Volunteers must be gainfully employed to participate. To sign up, email or call 409-935-1408.

The Artist Boat is seeking volunteers in a variety of capacities. If you are interested and want to sign up, email Cherie Crawford,, Kristen Simmons,, Amanda Rinehart,, Kendall Guidroz,, or Cathy Webster, or call 409-770-0722.

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