To aid you in meeting your community service requirements, volunteer opportunities are posted below. Be sure to follow all Academy Volunteer guidelines. For all volunteering activities, you should wear an Academy shirt and school appropriate bottoms unless otherwise instructed by the event organizers. In addition, it is your responsibility to bring your own volunteer form to the event. The Volunteer form should be completely filled out prior to the event with the exception of the number of hours worked and the signature of the organizational representative.Remember that you are representing yourself, your campus, and your Academy program when you volunteer. Be on your best behavior and eager to work. In addition, if you sign-up, be sure to show-up. Do not do last minute cancellations and plan accordingly.To Obtain credit for your volunteering, you will need to fill out this FORM and upload the signed Volunteer Form. Your hours will then be verified.
Opportunities for volunteer hours for Global Studies Academy students are provided through the weekly newsletter sent to you by the Academy Coordinator. This newsletter is sent to you via your FBISD student email at the beginning of each week.
Lunches of Love
Lunches of Love, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is committed to helping end childhood hunger in Rosenberg-Richmond by providing a free nutritious sack lunch during extended school holidays and weekends. LoL’s vision for the future is to sustain our current program while expanding to include additional Title 1 schools. We are committed to helping end childhood hunger among these innocent children. Various volunteer shifts are available on the weekends and over holidays.
SIRE Therapeutic Horsemanship
The mission of SIRE is to improve the quality of life for people with special needs through therapeutic horsemanship activities and therapies, and educational outreach.
We rely on the dedication of our incredible volunteers. Annually, our volunteers donate more than 30,000 hours of service to SIRE. This is equivalent to 15 full time employees working for the entire year!
Volunteers assist our clients in a variety of ways, both inside and outside the riding arena. In the arena, volunteers are side-walkers (providing physical and verbal support) and horse leaders (assuring safe horse handling during class).
Outside the arena, volunteers assist with everything from administrative tasks to governance and leadership, event planning, client outreach, barn cleaning, and handy man jobs.
Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Some training may be required.
Fort Bend County Libraries
Volunteers are vital to successful operations at each Fort Bend County library. Volunteering is a wonderful way to become involved with your own library. Opportunities exist for both children and adults at each Fort Bend County library location.
If you are interested in volunteering at a specific library, use the list at the link to find the contact at that library.
Second Mile is an organization that provides food, counseling, and helath care to Fort Bend County residents. Various opportunities to volunteer exist. You must 16 years or older and complete their volunteer form. Cick the link for more information.
PAIR (Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees) is currently accepting applications for consistent volunteers who are 16 years old or older. Volunteering with PAIR constitutes a weekly commitment of at least 10 weeks. Training is provided and volunteers must undergo a background check. The Monday and Wednesday sessions from 4-6pm at Paul Revere Middle School are the most likely sessions to accept volunteers under the age of 18. Find out more information by applying at the link.
Reining Strength Program
If you like working with horses and the outdoors, this opportunity may be of interest to you! Volunteers must be 15+ years old to apply. If selected to volunteer, training sessions will be given. Duties of volunteers will vary based on need. This is an ongoing commitment once you have completed the training. Volunteering will start based off of training sessions.
World Affairs Council of Greater Houston
The World Affairs Council (WAC) of Greater Houston invites volunteers who are passionate about its mission to contribute to its work. From high school students to seasoned professionals, the Council appreciates those who offer their time in support of engaging local citizens with the global community. If you are interested in volunteering with the council, you can fill out the interest form found on their webpage.
Houston FoodbankYour time is a gift to hungry kids, seniors and others who may not have enough to eat. Volunteers produce the equivalent of a meal a minute while helping the Houston Food Bank sort, process and pack food. And it's fun! You can volunteer in our big Portwall warehouse, or help prepare meals for kids at our Keegan Kitchen. Both are located just minutes from downtown Houston.
Serve Sugar LandVolunteers must applyServe Sugar Land aims to connect the citizens of Sugar land to diverse volunteer opportunities that enable the city to further expand, enhance and enrich the services it provides to the community in new and innovative ways.