How to Volunteer in Austin During COVID-19

Here are three easy ways you can help out Austin nonprofits right now: ⁣Volunteer virtually. Many Austin nonprofits have made the transition to virtual volunteering to allow us ways to give back as we stay at home. Remote opportunities include administrative tasks, consulting, grant writing, and more. Join a nonprofit board. Do you have skillsContinue reading “How to Volunteer in Austin During COVID-19”

How to Volunteer Virtually in Austin During COVID-19

Here are five Austin nonprofits looking for new virtual volunteers right now: ⁣Manos de Cristo is looking for online ESL instructors to help the people they serve learn English. Knowing Spanish is a plus, but not a requirement!⁣ ⁣Ishida Dance Company is an avant garde contemporary dance company. They’re looking for a backend web developerContinue reading “How to Volunteer Virtually in Austin During COVID-19”

How to Volunteer In-Person in Austin During COVID-19

Here are five Austin nonprofits looking for new in-person volunteers right now: Austin Pets Alive! is accepting new in-person volunteers on an ad hoc basis. You can sign up at and they will email you as opportunities and trainings become available. ⁣ Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit store that sells fair-trade, artisan-made gifts. They areContinue reading “How to Volunteer In-Person in Austin During COVID-19”

Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

About CTVHCS “The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 1-A facility serving Veterans in 39 counties in Central Texas.  CTVHCS has two medical centers located in Temple and Waco; a stand-alone multispecialty clinic in Austin; five community based outpatient clinics in Brownwood, Cedar Park, College Station, PalestineContinue reading “Central Texas Veterans Health Care System”

Heroes Night Out

About HNO “Heroes Night Out is a non-profit community based organization that is dedicated to enhancing and supporting Service Members, Veterans, First Responders and their family members through programs and services in a caring, safe, family-friendly environment; which is immersed with peers and battle buddies. Through this model of peer-to-peer interaction, HNO is able toContinue reading “Heroes Night Out”

The Dog Alliance

About The Dog Alliance “We provide service dogs for veterans who are challenged by the visible and invisible wounds of war.  We provide therapy dogs to reduce stress in the workplace, the airport, the courts and schools.  We bring joy to patients in nursing homes and hospitals.  We provide self-esteem building summer camps for kidsContinue reading “The Dog Alliance”

Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation

About TMFHF “The Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation is the nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational and fundraising organization that supports the development of The Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry, Austin, TX.” Volunteer Opportunities Greeter/Front Desk Volunteer Gallery Attendants Tour Guide Administrative Volunteer Cataloging/Archive/Research Assistant Volunteer Exhibit Building & Maintenance Special Event Volunteer Volunteer Requirements TMFHF doesContinue reading “Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation”

Team Rubicon

About Team Rubicon “Team Rubicon serves communities by mobilizing veterans to continue their service, leveraging their skills and experience to help people prepare, respond, and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises.” Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer to deploy to help domestically and internationally in times of disaster or crisis. Volunteer Requirements Submit a volunteer application, andContinue reading “Team Rubicon”

The Talking Book Program (TBP)

About TBP “The Talking Book Program (TBP) provides free library services to qualifying Texans with visual, physical, or reading disabilities. TBP is part of the National Library Service to the Blind and Print Disabled, a program administered by the Library of Congress. The TBP collection consists of more than 100,000 titles, including hundreds of titles in Spanish,Continue reading “The Talking Book Program (TBP)”

Team Red, White & Blue (RWB) Austin

About Team RWB Austin “Every year, more than 250,000 active duty service members transition out of the military, joining the 3.5 million post-9/11 veterans already living in communities nationwide. They face many challenges including isolation, weight gain, lack of purpose, and other health issues. Team Red, White & Blue is the antidote to the isolationContinue reading “Team Red, White & Blue (RWB) Austin”

Soldiers’ Angels

About Soldiers’ Angels “The mission of Soldiers’ Angels is to provide aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, their families, and a growing veteran population.” Volunteer Opportunities Adopt-A-Family Team: Provide holiday support to military and veteran families Angel Bakers Team: Send monthlyContinue reading “Soldiers’ Angels”

The Trevor Project

About The Trevor Project “Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.” Volunteer Opportunities TrevorChat & TrevorText: Receive special training toContinue reading “The Trevor Project”

PFLAG Austin

About PFLAG Austin “PFLAG Austin is a chapter of a national non-profit organization, and provides free, confidential support groups for Austin, Texas area LGBTQ persons (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning) along with their family and friends. PFLAG Austin is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a local chapter of the national PFLAG organization.” Volunteer OpportunitiesContinue reading “PFLAG Austin”

Equality Texas

About Equality Texas “Equality Texas works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.” Volunteer Opportunities Host EQTX event Facilitate trainings Table at event Canvassing Data entry Petition organizing Phone banking Op-ed writing Fundraising Volunteer Requirements Equality Texas does not list volunteerContinue reading “Equality Texas”

Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation

About AGLPF “The mission of the Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation is to educate, resource, and connect the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Austin, Texas. Formed in 2010, the AGLPF is the 100% volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to managing and organizing Austin’s annual PRIDE Celebration and Stonewall Rally.” reading “Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation”


About allgo “allgo celebrates and nurtures vibrant queer people of color communities in Texas and beyond. We do this through cultural arts, wellness, and social justice programming by: supporting artists and artistic expression within our diverse communities; promoting health within a wellness model; and mobilizing and building coalitions among groups marginalized by race/ethnicity, gender/gender identity,Continue reading “Allgo”

All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF)

About aGLIFF “aGLIFF- The All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival – was founded in 1987 and became a 501(c)3 in 1995. This year we celebrate 32 years of programming for the Austin community. aGLIFF has grown tremendously in size and scope from a short four-day run of four films primarily focused on coming outContinue reading “All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF)”

AIDS Services of Austin

About AIDS Services of Austin “Our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. We envision an empowered community committed to healthier lives, free from stigma, for people affected by HIV and AIDS.” Volunteer Opportunities Office Support Community Events Volunteers Facilities Volunteers Helping Hands FoodContinue reading “AIDS Services of Austin”

Austin Baptist Chapel’s Angel House Soup Kitchen

About Angel House “‘Angel House’ is the Soup Kitchen Ministry of the Austin Baptist Chapel. The Austin Baptist Chapel is a 501-(c)(3) corporation organized under the State of Texas. Much like a church, we have a seven-member Board of Directors that oversees the decision-making of current needs, financial matters, and ensures the Chapel ministry accomplishesContinue reading “Austin Baptist Chapel’s Angel House Soup Kitchen”