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Summer Service Opportunities: 2021

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God,
serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.
1 Peter 4:10


Working with Children:

Nehemiah Center:

  • Facilitating games, assisting with Arts and Crafts, and accompanying students on field trips
  • Spots are limited. If interested, contact smarshall@nehemiahcenterhouston.org ASAP. 

SPCA:


Environment:

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center:

Bellaire Nature Discovery Center:

  • Many types of volunteer opportunities, from assisting with Science Summer Camp to animal care and park care
  • Online application and information: https://naturediscoverycenter.org/volunteer/teens/
  • Official application deadline was April 15 – contact them directly to learn about remaining needs

Homelessness:

The Beacon: 

The Women’s Home: 


Hunger:

Kids Meals Houston:

Houston Food Bank:


Animals:

BARC: 

SPCA:

Wildlife Center of Texas:


Care for Seniors:

STARS program (Student Training in Alzheimer’s & Respite in the Summer) at the Amazing Place:

  • This is a program that serves patients with Dementia
  • Limited to 20-25 students each summer
  • Help create and enhance programs
  • For information: showard@amazingplacehouston.org or (713) 660-1378

Websites to search for other summer service ideas:

https://www.teenlife.com/category/volunteer/volunteer-houston/ (in Houston)

http://volunteerhouston.org (in Houston)

https://www.sjd.org/ongoing-volunteer-opportunities/ (St. John the Divine Episcopal Church)

https://www.experiencegla.com (Global Leadership Adventures)