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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

FOR: Faculty, Staff, Students

Find Service Learning & volunteer opportunities on the list below.
Find short-term volunteer opportunities on Mavericks Lend A Hand Facebook page 

For: Community Partners

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City of Arlington Parks and Recreation

We host several volunteer events through out the year. Events can range from park maintenance, city beautification, environmental programs, special events, photography, youth sports, etc..

Service Needs
Change through out the year.

What tasks are available for student work?
Events can range from park maintenance, city beautification, environmental programs, special events, photography, youth sports, etc.
Address:717 W. Main Street, Arlington, Texas 76013
Contact Person:Samantha Crossnoe
Telephone:817-459-5477
Email:samantha.crossnoe@arlingtontx.gov
Website:http://www.naturallyfun.org

City of Fort Worth

We serve the residents and visitors of Fort Worth with an array of services from animal control to zoning requests. Volunteer Opportunities: Please visit fortworthtexas.gov/volunteer …

We serve the residents and visitors of Fort Worth with an array of services from animal control to zoning requests.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Please visit fortworthtexas.gov/volunteer to see the current volunteer opportunities.

Address:200 Texas St. Fort Worth, TX 76102
Contact Person:Whitney Rodriguez
Telephone:817-392-8548
Email:whitney.rodriguez@fortworthtexas.gov
Website:http://www.fortworthtexas.gov

City of Grand Prairie

The City of Grand Prairie serves an estimated population of 185,000 with residential and business services such as public safety, environmental services, recreation, library, and …

The City of Grand Prairie serves an estimated population of 185,000 with residential and business services such as public safety, environmental services, recreation, library, and much more.

Upcoming development in Grand Prairie includes IKEA and the Epic (a mega recreation center, library, indoor/ outdoor water park, Central Park amphitheater, trails and inclusive playground).

General Service Needs:

The City of Grand Prairie offers many service learning opportunities for students across a range of departments.
1) Environmental Services
2) Library
3) Parks, Arts, & Recreation (includes recreation centers for seniors and the general public; major events; Farmers Market; Uptown Theater)
4) Tourism
5) Animal Services
6) Volunteer Services (includes administrative/ professional support for Legal, Engineering, and other departments)

The City of Grand Prairie also offers a number of group service opportunities.

Available Tasks:

Some volunteer tasks, depending on department:

1) Clean up streams and cemeteries with Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful
2) Support community gardens
3) Read with a child/ assist with homework
4) Coach a youth sports league (basketball, volleyball, soccer, and more)
5) Assist with recreational and nutritional programs for senior citizens at The Summit, Grand Prairie's premier 50+ club
6) Promote DFW tourist hotspots as a Travel Ambassador
7) And much more!

View opportunities and apply online at http://bttr.im/vpkno

Address:318 W. Main St. Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Contact Person:Marcela Perez, Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone:972-237-8191
Email:mperez@gptx.org
Website:http://www.gptx.org

Classic Home Care

We are a company that services home health, Hospice and Transportation.
Right now we are looking for passionate, caring people who would love to come volunteer for us.
We will have monthly orientation at the office.

Any amount of time is valuable.

Reading, Writing, Talking, listening, light house work, transportation, picking up food, helping with children...any needs the patient and the family of the patient desires.

All tasks mentioned about service needs. 
Also any special skills a student might have, including instrument, singing, music, magic, etc.

 

 

 

Address:4025 Woodland Park Blvd., Suite 130, Arlington, Texas 76013
Contact Person:Missy Jones
Telephone:972-824-3551
Email:missy_jones@classichomecare.usv
Website:http://www.classichomecare.us/classichomecare/

Communities In Schools-Dallas Region, Inc.

Walnut Grove Middle School - Midlothian ISD (Walnut Grove Middle School) Communities In Schools (CIS) is a private, nonprofit dropout prevention program. Since 1985, CIS …

Walnut Grove Middle School - Midlothian ISD  (Walnut Grove Middle School)

Communities In Schools (CIS) is a private, nonprofit dropout prevention program. Since 1985, CIS has provided year-round, on-campus academic and social support services to at-risk students and their families. Our team of social workers are experts in providing comprehensive case-managed services and bringing community resources into schools to help students and families in need. CIS currently provides services to students in nearly 60 public schools in 10 school districts across the Dallas region. It is the largest stay-in-school network in the nation, and is the leading program of its kind.

Some of the volunteer opportunities through CIS are: Mentor: Serve as a positive role model, and a caring and compassionate sounding board for personal, academic, and professional life choices one hour per week working one-on-one with an at-risk student. Tutor: Assist students one-on-one in their academic areas of need. Tutors are needed for once-weekly, one-hour sessions as well as small group sessions. Clubs & Student Organization Sponsor: Lead groups of students as a club or student organization sponsor! Tap into your talents and interests. What can you share that will help shape developing young minds? Some club ideas include: Skateboarding Club, Extreme Sports Club, Photography Club, Gamers Club, Step Team, and more!!!

Address: 990 N. Walnut Grove Rd., Midlothian, TX 76065
Contact Person: Missy Falk
Telephone: (972) 775-5355, ext. 1597
Email: missy_falk@midlothian-isd.net
Website:http://www.midlothian-isd.net

Community Enrichment Center

The Community Enrichment Center offers resources for homeless families, low-income families, seniors and offer housing, food, job skills or educational services to help families reach their goals.

The Community Enrichment Center offers resources for homeless families, women and children fleeing domestic violence seniors and others in the community who need help with housing, food, job skills and educational and financial goals.

General Service Needs:

We have a Food Pantry and a Second Glance Thrift Shop where we need volunteers on a daily basis. We often have one day events where we need volunteers as well. You can complete the online application.

Available Tasks for Students:

Food Pantry volunteers sort, organize and shelve donated food and bag food for neighbors at our Pantry. Mondays - Fridays 8:30am - 4:00pm.

Thrift Shop volunteers greet customers, help with retail tasks, sort, organize and stock a variety of donated items. Mondays - Saturdays 9:30am - 5:30pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm

Address:6250 NE Loop 820 North Richland Hills, Texas 76180
Contact Person:Tori Queen - Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone: 8177666932
Email: toriq@cechope.org
Website:https://cechope.org/volunteers/

Community for Permanent Supported Housing

COMMUNITY FOR PERMANENT SUPPORTED HOUSING creates affordable, community-based housing options for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities through advocacy, education, collaboration and public awareness.

Collaborate on various projects to improve the lives of people with disabilities
Address:2111 Sexton Drive, Arlington TX 76015
Contact Person:Jacky Sylvie, Community Liaison
Telephone:4694388757
Email:community@txcpsh.org
Website:http://txcpsh.org

Community Hospice of Texas - Dallas

Mission: The mission of Community Hospice of Texas is to provide compassionate, end-of-life care services. As a nonprofit agency, our priority is our patients, their …

Mission: The mission of Community Hospice of Texas is to provide compassionate, end-of-life care services.

As a nonprofit agency, our priority is our patients, their families, and the community. We are committed to increasing access to hospice care, providing community education and outreach, offering special programs enhancing quality of life, and activism in local, state, and national healthcare and hospice organizations. The mission of Community Hospice of Texas is to provide compassionate, end-of-life care services. Our vision is to be the recognized leader for end-of-life care in all of our communities. Our core values and standards of behavior include compassion, integrity, commitment, teamwork, service and quality. Our philosophy revolves around the importance of advocating the needs of the terminally ill. Hospice care neither hastens death nor prolongs life, but strives to make death a natural part of life. Our desire is to provide care and services in a compassionate, ethical manner. Our hope is to help you live as fully as possible while allowing you valuable time with your loved ones and friends.

General Service Needs:

We are currently in need of direct patient care volunteers-Direct Patient Care Volunteers provide practical help and emotional support to terminally ill patients and their families. As a volunteer with Community Hospice of Texas, you will serve both patients and families wherever the patient calls home. Typically, volunteers visit a patient once a week for 2-3 hours. Assignments are made as close to your home/office as possible. Volunteers are given choices of who they visit and where they go. Our office covers the Dallas area metroplex. 

Student Volunteer Needs:

Direct patient care volunteers, and we are also in need of clerical office and bereavement support volunteers. All projects are ongoing. This is a perfect opportunity for nursing, social work, sociology, and psychology students.

Address:1341 West Mockingbird Lane, Suite 210E Dallas, TX 75247
Contact Person:Lara Kitchens
Telephone:214-920-8450
Email:LKitchens@chot.org
Website:http://www.chot.org

Cornerstone Assistance Network

We serve individuals and families suffering under the burden of poverty, in Tarrant County, with FREE medical care, a food pantry, GED and ESL classes, …

We serve individuals and families suffering under the burden of poverty, in Tarrant County, with FREE medical care, a food pantry, GED and ESL classes, a single men's and a single women's home, reentry services, job training through our catering program.

General Service Needs:

translators, medical students, social media students, and food drives.

Tasks available for UTA Students:

Landscaping projects, Food Drives, Translating in the medical clinic, helping market through print and digital materials, and executing outside fundraisers.

Address:3500 Noble Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76111
Contact Person:Susan Derstine, Community Outreach & Development Coord.
Telephone:8176326038
Email:sderstine@canetwork.org
Website:http://www.canetwork.org

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

We are in need of volunteers for events, and interns. …

We are in need of volunteers for events, and interns.
Address:3840 Hulen Street, Suite 600, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Contact Person:Cara Armstrong
Telephone:817-249-7744
Email:carmstrong@cff.org
Website:http://www.fortworth.cff.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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