Volunteer Requirements

  • Students in the class of 2019 and beyond, enrolled in the Academy, are required to complete a minimum of 12.5 hours of community service per semester. Students are to keep track of their community services hours through the YES program. Students are required to complete the YES Contract. Students are required to keep track of their hours using the YES Documentation Form. You may also use the YES Log if you are volunteering at one sight for multiple days. All forms are to be turned in to the counselor's office.

    Community service can be any work that is voluntary and service-oriented but without pay. Please refer to the YES Guidelines for clarification.

    Volunteer hours must be submitted by December 1, 2017 for verification in the Fall semester.

    Volunteer hours must be submitted by April 8, 2018 for verification in the Spring semester.

     

Volunteering Opportunities

Oyster Creek Senior Living

  • Volunteers are needed to assist the residents during the afternoon activities. Residents participate in BINGO everyday from 3-4pm. If you are interested in assisting, please call at least 2 days in advance to provide some company to the residents during the activity: 281-261-1217.

    View the website for more information.

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. 

Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship

  • Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship is looking for volunteers. Volunteer in areas such as: sidewalkers, leaders, prep, administrative needs, and special projects. For more information and to complete an online application click here.

Serve Sugar Land

  • Serve 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. Volunteers must apply online. 

Second Mile

  • Second mile is looking for volunteers. They are an organization that provides food, counseling, and health care to Fort Bend County residents.

    If you are interested in volunteering, please visit their volunteers page and sign up.

Houston Food Bank

  • Houston Food Bank. Your 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. Find out how to volunteer online.