“The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is the lead agency that plans and implements community-wide strategies to end homelessness in Austin and Travis County. We are the backbone for the homeless services system and work closely with nonprofits and government agencies to coordinate assistance and housing for people experiencing homelessness in our community.”https://www.austinecho.org/about-echo/
- Teach: Help individuals with taxes, share legal services, or teach yoga.
- Help with the Point in Time Count (PIT Count), the annual census of the homeless population.
ECHO does not list volunteer requirements on their website.
To apply to be a volunteer, go to ECHO’s GivePulse page.
Or visit their homepage: https://www.austinecho.org/
Volunteer Opportunities by Interest
- Affordable Housing
- Arts & Culture
- Children & Youth
- Emergency & Disaster Relief
- Faith-Based Outreach
- Foster Care
- Homeless Populations
- International Aid
- Low-Income Neighbors
- Mental Health
- Neighbors with Disabilities
- Other Opportunities
- Sports & Fitness