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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

FOR: Faculty, Staff, Students

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Brighter Tomorrows

Brighter Tomorrows provides safe shelter and services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Needs include: consistent volunteers to help at our administrative & counseling …

Brighter Tomorrows provides safe shelter and services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  Needs include: consistent volunteers to help at our administrative & counseling offices, thrift stores, and emergency shelters. Volunteers benefit from training sessions offered to staff/volunteers and from hands-on learning.

Tasks available for students:

Child care, office admin. work

Address:928 Bluebird Dr., Irving, TX 75061
Contact Person:Erin Kincaid -Sr Director of Education and Preventation
Telephone:972-254-4003 ext 107
Email:ekincaid@brightertomorrows.net
Website:www.brightertomorrows.net

Camp Summit, Inc.

Camp Summit is a year-round facility, offering one-week sessions in the summer and weekend sessions in the spring and fall, for children, youth, and adults …

Camp Summit is a year-round facility, offering one-week sessions in the summer and weekend sessions in the spring and fall, for children, youth, and adults who are physically challenged, developmentally delayed, or dual sensory impaired or who have multiple disabilities. Campers are encouraged to try new experiences in order to gain self-confidence, learn cooperation and communication, and increase personal independence in a safe and fun environment. The focus of the camp is on individual growth through accomplishing a variety of goals at levels specific to each individual’s needs, capabilities, and potential. Volunteer training is required.

Address: 17210 Campbell Rd, Suite 180-W, Dallas, TX 75252
Contact Person: Nikki Hastad
Telephone: (972) 484-8900 Ext. 110
Email: n.hastad@campsummittx.org
Website:http://www.campsummittx.org

Cancer Care Services

Cancer Care Services is a non-profit organization that provides financial, emotional and social assistance to cancer patients and their families. Provides counseling, support groups, and …

Cancer Care Services is a non-profit organization that provides financial, emotional and social assistance to cancer patients and their families. Provides counseling, support groups, and case management for cancer patients. Volunteers needed for office work, client contact and to coordinate special events. Additional volunteer opportunities include Caring Companion, Special Event Assistant, Office Assistant, Phone Buddy, Speaker’s Bureau, Fundraising Assistant, and Mentors. Volunteer training required. We also offer quarterly orientations.

Address: 623 S. Henderson, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Contact Person:Tori Mudge, Volunteer and Activity Coordinator
Telephone: (817) 921-0653
Email:Tori@CancerCareServices.org
Website:https://cancercareservices.org/

CASA of Tarrant County

CASA of Tarrant County (Child Advocates) provides trained, court-appointed volunteers to serve as court advocates for children in child abuse and neglect cases who have …

CASA of Tarrant County (Child Advocates) provides trained, court-appointed volunteers to serve as court advocates for children in child abuse and neglect cases who have been placed in foster care. Volunteers will serve as independent voices in court on behalf of abused and neglected children’s best interests and in pursuit of safe, permanent homes. The volunteer will work with all parties involved in the assigned case and visit the child regularly. Volunteer training required (36 hours). A one year commitment is needed due to nature of each case.

Address: 101 Summit Ave, Ste. 505, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Contact Person:Caitlyn Ussery, Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone:(817) 877-5891
Email: caitlyn.ussery@casatc.org
Website:www.speakupforachild.org

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

The Catholic Charities of Fort Worth is a non-profit organization that provides services to meet the needs of the poor, and to care for orphaned …

The Catholic Charities of Fort Worth is a non-profit organization that provides services to meet the needs of the poor, and to care for orphaned and abandoned children. It offers a comprehensive range of services to persons of all ages and from all religious and ethnic affiliations. Different type of volunteer opportunities include: Immigration Services, Refugee Services, Educational Programs, The Assessment Center Children’s Shelter, Pediatric and Family HIV/AIDS Project, Financial Assistance, and EATC (Emergency Assistance of Tarrant County). Orientation is required.

Address: 249 W. Thornhill Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76115
Contact Person:Kasey Whitley
Telephone:(817) 289-3865
Email:kwhitley@ccdofw.org
Website:http://www.ccdofw.org

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth (Refugee Services)

We need students who would like to volunteer with international refugees that are resettled in the Fort Worth area. We could use students to teach …

We need students who would like to volunteer with international refugees that are resettled in the Fort Worth area. We could use students to teach ESL, job readiness, health and hygiene, or cultural orientation classes for our refugees. Volunteers can also tutor refugee children or organize a donations drive and then distribute the donated goods to the refugees. Additionally, students who are fluent in a current refugee language, such as Burmese, Chin, Karen, Kirundi, Nepali, or Arabic, are greatly needed to serve as volunteer interpreters. A volunteer application and criminal background check are required for all volunteers. If a volunteer plans to continue working with our refugees after the semester is completed, they will need to take a TB skin test. We provide volunteer orientations to all new volunteers working with our refugees. Orientation is required.

Address: 249 W. Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76115
Contact Person:Andrea Bryant
Telephone: (817) 289-2821
Email: abryant@ccdofw.org
Website:http://www.ccdofw.org

Center for Transforming Lives

The Center for Transforming Lives lifts women with children from poverty to possibility through: Safe Homes – an on-site homeless shelter for women and off-site …

The Center for Transforming Lives lifts women with children from poverty to possibility through:

Safe Homes – an on-site homeless shelter for women and off-site homes for families.

Early Childhood Education – providing free or subsidized early childhood education to impoverished and homeless families.

Financial Stability – individual financial coaching and other programs to promote financial self-sufficiency.

General Needs:

Financial Empowerment Coach – Working with low- to moderate-income women and families in Tarrant County, coaches provide guidance on budgeting, debt management and setting goals during Coaching Clinics,with follow up by email and phone over the next few months. This volunteer opportunity requires a minimum commitment of 6 months.

Resale Shop Sales Associate – The Center for Transforming Lives’ Resale Shop generates much-needed revenue benefiting our programs. Volunteers greet customers, sort donated merchandise, make items ready for sale and help the store operate smoothly and efficiently. (The Center for Transforming Lives Resale Shop is open Tuesday– Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Sundays and Mondays.)

Address: 512 West 4th Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Contact Person:Christopher Nguyen, Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone:(817) 262-8283
Email:chnguyen@transforminglives.org
Website:http://www.transforminglives.org

Center for Transforming Lives Arlington Child Development Center

The Center provides quality child development for children birth through 5 years of age from all income levels. Volunteers will care for children during naptime …

The Center provides quality child development for children birth through 5 years of age from all income levels. Volunteers will care for children during naptime so teachers can participate in on-site training. Volunteer training required (once each month 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.).

Address:1120 UTA Boulevard, Arlington, TX 76013
Contact Person:Christopher Nguyen
Telephone:(817) 332-6191
Email:chnguyen@transforminglives.org
Website:www.transforminglives.org

Centerpoint Community Center

Centerpoint is a nonprofit corporation created to teach, touch and assist the lives of at-risk children and their families in the Arlington area. Centerpoint is …

Centerpoint is a nonprofit corporation created to teach, touch and assist the lives of at-risk children and their families in the Arlington area. Centerpoint is a rescue mission for the minds and hearts of children and their families who live in a world oppressed by poverty, violence, gangs, drugs, illiteracy and fragmented lives. It is also a bridge, which reaches across cultural and economic challenges to the lives and future of children. Centerpoint’s outreach programs include: school reading, school assemblies and Kid’s ClubHouse.

Address: 801 South Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76010
Contact Person: Wanda Pabon
Telephone: (817) 274-1962
Email: centpointc@sbcglobal.net

Child Care Associates

Child Care Associates is a non-profit organization that delivers a wide range of programs and services to boost early childhood development for children in lower-income …

Child Care Associates is a non-profit organization that delivers a wide range of programs and services to boost early childhood development for children in lower-income families, who have the greatest needs. We deliver Head Start programs, engage parents in the learning process, assist families with child care subsidies, influence public policy, and continuously work to improve the quality of early child care and education. Our mission is to assist family successes through excellence in comprehensive early education and development services. 

General Service Needs:

Service needs in the following fields: early childhood development, special needs/early intervention, health (mental, physical, nutrition), nursing, family support services, education, social work. 

Tasks Available for UTA Students:

Read/interact/play with children
Assist with classroom projects & activities
Be a door greeter
Help in the garden
Campus cleanup
Maintain "lending libraries"
Create fun activities for parents to take home
Assist teachers in classroom
Help with holiday events & festivals
Decorate classrooms & bulletin boards
Help with breakfast & lunch
Be a parking lot attendant
Assist with children on playground
Assist campus nurses with hearing & vision/heights & weights
Conduct STEM activities
Bilingual volunteers converse with children in their native language
Create a cooking experience
Hold/feed babies
Coach outdoor activities (soccer, basketball)
Assist during nap time
Work with children with special needs
Assist with special projects as needed

Address:3000 E. Belknap St., Fort Worth, TX 76111
Contact Person:Corinne Fiagome
Telephone:817-838-0055 ext. 3344
Email:corinne.fiagome@childcareassociates.org
Website:www.childcareassociates.org

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that helps millions of Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Working hand in hand with local partners, they tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation.

CNCS Website

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