Volunteers are needed to participate in the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat Volunteer Work Days at 9 a.m. Tuesday and Nov. 28 at the North Office Annex Building on its campus, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston. To sign up, contact Wendy Reistle, email@example.com or 281-283-3945.
The Court Appointed Special Advocate’s of Galveston County is in need of volunteers to become an advocate for children that are in the custody of Child Protective Services. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer will have to undergo a thorough background check. There will be a recruitment session from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and at noon Dec. 5 in the McCullough Room of Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St., in Galveston. To sign up, contact Kathryn Holmes, firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-572-2552.
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston is seeking volunteers to help deliver Thanksgiving turkey meals to 300 homebound seniors in Galveston County beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 23 at Carbide Park, 4102 Main St., in La Marque. To sign up, visit www.imgh.org/thanksgiving2017.
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, email@example.com 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. To sign up, visit www.aarpfoundation.org/taxaide 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com or 409-945-4232.
The Blue Monkey Resale Gift Shop is seeking volunteers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 206 E. Edgewood Drive in Friendswood. The shop also needs donations. Call 713-503-1522, 281-220-8455, or 832-274-3893.
Noah’s Ark Bayou Sanctuary is seeking volunteers to help at Petco, 2895 Interstate 45 and FM 646, in League City. Volunteers are needed to help the rescued dogs find homes. Any amount of time would be appreciated. Call Sandy Lado, 409-392-0062.
Bay Area Turning Point is seeking Crisis Hotline Advocate Volunteers to help provide a calming voice and nonjudgmental support to help callers who are in need of help. If you’re interested, contact Katisha Chaney, firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-338-7600.
Volunteers are needed to assist in cleaning and stocking the stores and to process donations for The Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. The locations are 2025 Broadway, in Galveston, 409-762-1520; 150 Interstate 45, in League City, 281-554-6983; and 3565 Palmer Highway, No. 16, in Texas City, 409-942-4380. All proceeds go toward the well-being of women, men and children and to advocate for the prevention of family violence and sexual assault and child abuse.
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.
Friends of League City Animal Shelter are seeking temporary foster homes for cats and dogs. The animals are in need of human interaction and a break from the stress of the shelter so they will be more adoptable when they return to the shelter. Volunteers can live outside of League City and have pets of their own. Call Monica Millican, 281-333-1020, Ext. 17.
Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking volunteers in the La Marque area for its 2017-18 school-based program. For information, email email@example.com, visit www.mentorsgc.org 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 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The Seeds of Abraham community action group is seeking volunteers. For information, call Lorie Chinn, 409-939-0445.