Volunteer

YOU can help Build a Stronger Community

At United Way of the Brazos Valley, we believe that little actions add up to create great impact, whether it’s through giving monetary donations or giving time. That’s why we run Volunteer Brazos Valley - the region's connection point for volunteers.  
 

Individuals and Businesses

We envision a world where all individuals discover their power to make a difference and are equipped as active, engaged citizens. Even just a few hours a month helps to build a stronger Brazos Valley.  
Join the movement and sign up with Volunteer Brazos Valley
 

Nonprofit Organizations

If your organization is a registered 501(c) (3) organization, government agency, neighborhood association, eldercare facility or public school that accepts volunteers, Volunteer Brazos Valley can assist you in recruiting volunteers to support your organization.  Click here to register an event for needed volunteers. 
 

Upcoming Volunteering Opportunities

Call for Volunteer Projects - Youth Leadership Cabinet Day of Caring 2019

The United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet (YLC) will be hosting their annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Mar. 2 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. The Youth Leadership Cabinet is accepting applications for projects to be completed on Day of Caring. Please fill out the form and submit by Friday, Feb. 8. The Youth Leadership Cabinet members will review applications and will contact you regarding the projects chosen for Day of Caring.

**Please note: Project supplies and materials must be provided by the agency. The Youth Leadership Cabinet will provide the manpower. All organizations must be a 501(c)3 and the project must be in the Bryan/College Station area to be eligible for selection.

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Data Entry - NAMI Brazos Valley

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Brazos Valley is in need of individuals to help with data entry while they switch to a new donor program.

Date: Feb. 12 - Mar. 15

Contact: Jody Schulz at namibvtx@yahoo.com or by phone at 979-774-4713 (office) and 979-277-4646 (cell)

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Pancake Day Booth - The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley is recruiting volunteers to assist with their booth at Pancake Day, hosted by the College Station Kiwanis Club. They are looking for 2-3 volunteers to assist with arts and crafts.

Date: Feb. 23

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Contact: Sevanna Stewart at volunteercmbv@gmail.com or 979-779-5437

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Disaster Volunteer Training - 2-1-1 Texas/United Way of the Brazos Valley

We need your voice during disasters! Learn how you can help your community during a disaster. Through this training, you will learn how to:

  • Assess the situation

  • Find resources that can help

  • Provide community information to neighbors in need

Date: Mar. 20

Time: 11: 00 am - 12:00 pm

Place: United Way of the Brazos Valley - 1716 Briarcrest Drive, Ste. 155, Bryan, TX 77802

Contact: Hilda Salazar, 2-1-1 Program Manager, at hsalazar@uwbv.org or 979-696-4483 x 111


Yoga Fest - The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley is recruiting volunteers with the BCS Yoga Fest. Volunteers are needed to assist with activities in the "Kid Zone" area and help promote the upcoming Duck Derby event. *Group and organization shifts available*

Date: Apr. 14

Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Contact: Sevanna Stewart at volunteercmbv@gmail.com or 979-779-5437

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Duck Derby Fudraiser - The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley is recruiting volunteers for an upcoming fundraiser event, the Duck Derby. Volunteers are needed to assist with selling ducks for the duck race, as well as assisting with activities in the "Kid Zone" at the event. *Group and organization shifts available*

Date: May 4

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Contact: Sevanna Stewart at volunteercmbv@gmail.com or 979-779-5437

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Ongoing Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Assistant - Rock Steady Boxing College Station

Rock Steady Boxing College Station is a fitness program designed specifically for people with Parkinson's disease. This group exercise program helps individuals improve their balance, flexibility and core strength. (They also offer participants a heavy dose of fun and camaraderie during the workout!) Volunteers are needed to help encourage the participants and to assist them as needed during the class with boxing gloves and light weight fitness equipment. A volunteer doesn't need to be with us every class session. Whether someone wants to volunteer twice a week or twice a month, they would be happy to have your assistance as often as you desire. They are very flexible.

Contact: Cindy Conte at 713-203-8880 or collegestation@rsbaffiliate.com

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Community Closet - Twin City Mission

Twin City Mission needs help at their Community Closet in Downtown Bryan on Wed. from 8:00 am - 11:00 am. The Community Closet provides free items to community members and volunteers to help the store manager with sorting, organizing and helping clients. They are looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to come put in time each week. The Community Closet is open Mon., Wed., and Fri. but needs the most help on Wed. mornings.

Hours: Wed. from 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Suzanne Chambers at 979-775-2255 or chamberss@twincitymission.org

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Donation Sorting - Aggieland Pregnancy Outrach

Volunteers will help sort donated clothes and books for teen moms that attend Mama Club.

Hours: Shifts available Wed. & Fri. from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Diane Brown at 979-764-6636 or diane@pregnancyoutreach.org

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Customer Service - The Hospice Brazos Valley Thrift Store

Hospice Brazos Valley, operates The Hospice Thrift Store, a successful resale shop dependent on volunteers, sells donated clothing and household items at reasonable prices. Volunteers sort, stock shelves, and assist the large customer base.  Proceeds from the shop support patients and families served by Hospice Brazos Valley. 

Requirements to volunteer: Application, background check, on-site training.  

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Teach Citizenship Classes - Brazos Interfaith Immigration Network

Brazos Interfaith Immigration Network is seeking volunteers for general support: teaching and tutoring in citizenship classes; volunteering with our Information, Referral, and Assistance (IRA) program; assisting with outreach efforts; aiding in the coordination of special events; supporting our Conversation Partners program for English practice; and helping with office projects.