Volunteer for Children and Youth in Austin, TX

Volunteer opportunities to help children and youth in Austin and its surrounding areas


Texas Youth Helpline

About Texas Youth Helpline “The Texas Youth Helpline provides prevention services to youths, parents, siblings, and other family members who are in need of a caring voice and sympathetic ear. Trained volunteers are on call to provide guidance on youth-related concerns, referral information, or simply listen. The helpline receives thousands of calls each year, and the helpline’sContinue reading “Texas Youth Helpline”

Opportunities for Williamson & Burnet Counties

About OWBC “Opportunities for Williamson & Burnet Counties is committed to helping our communities thrive. Our mission, to eliminate poverty and promote self-reliance and self-sufficiency by combating its causes, is as relevant today as it was when we opened our doors more than a half-century ago.” https://www.owbc-tx.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Meals on Wheels: Provide consistent andContinue reading “Opportunities for Williamson & Burnet Counties”

STARRY

About STARRY “STARRY nurtures children, strengthens families, and restores hope through counseling, family support services, foster care, and adoption. We provide high quality services that have a lasting impact on Texas families. Although we have two very separate programs, Counseling and Foster Care, we are tied together in our mission to increase the amount ofContinue reading “STARRY”

The SAFE Alliance

About SAFE “The SAFE Alliance exists to stop abuse for everyone by serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence. We are dedicated to ending violence through prevention, advocacy, and comprehensive services for individuals, families, and communities that have been affected by abuse.” https://www.safeaustin.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Offer your professional skillsContinue reading “The SAFE Alliance”

Hope Alliance

About Hope Alliance “[We] assist those whose lives have been affected by family and sexual violence by providing services, safety, and developing partnerships that lead to hope, healing, and prevention. Providing hope to future generations through prevention, Hope Alliance is a leader in saving and transforming lives affected by family and sexual violence.” https://www.hopealliancetx.org/about/ VolunteerContinue reading “Hope Alliance”

Girls Empowerment Network

About GEN “Originally called The Ophelia Project, the Girls Empowerment Network was created in 1996 by 12 concerned mothers raising adolescent girls in Austin, Texas. These mothers met after reading Reviving Ophelia, a book by Dr. Mary Pipher, to address an increasing trend among middle school aged girls – a systematic decline and sometimes permanentContinue reading “Girls Empowerment Network”

Easterseals Central Texas

About Easterseals “Easterseals serves 1.4 million children and adults with disabilities and their families, offering a wide range of services at 74 affiliates nationwide. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day, helping our clients build the skills and access the resources theyContinue reading “Easterseals Central Texas”

The Center for Child Protection

About CCP “The Center for Child Protection is a nationally accredited children’s advocacy center and the only non-profit in Travis County involved in the investigation of crimes against children. For more than 30 years, the Center has been the first stop for children in Travis County who are suspected victims of sexual abuse, physical abuseContinue reading “The Center for Child Protection”

Any Baby Can

About Any Baby Can “Any Baby Can partners with families to overcome obstacles and achieve well-being. With programs that meet clients where they are – at home, work or school – Any Baby Can helps build stability, develop skills and navigate systems so children and families reach their full potential.” https://anybabycan.org/about/who-we-are/ Volunteer Opportunities Ongoing volunteeringContinue reading “Any Baby Can”

Dell Children's Medical Center

About DCMC “Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation works with our generous philanthropic community and their passion to invest in the future of our children’s health in Central Texas through Dell Children’s Medical Center. Through philanthropy, the Central Texas community helped build this outstanding regional facility. Our goal is to help make it one of theContinue reading “Dell Children's Medical Center”

Integral Care

About Integral Care “We support adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities in Travis County. Our services include a 24-hour helpline for anyone who needs immediate support, ongoing counseling to improve mental health, drug and alcohol treatment to help  with recovery, and housing to regain health and independence. Integral Care helps provide a strong foundationContinue reading “Integral Care”

El Buen Samaritano

About El Buen “For 30 years, El Buen has been building healthy, resilient and vibrant communities by addressing the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of families. We do this by offering coordinated medical, literacy, food stability and spiritual support services to promote healthy behaviors for the family. Unlike other healthcare settings, El Buen provides allContinue reading “El Buen Samaritano”

Jeremiah Program Austin

About Jeremiah “Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.” https://jeremiahprogram.org/about-us/ Volunteer Opportunities Evening Childcare Cook forContinue reading “Jeremiah Program Austin”

Texas Book Festival

About Texas Book Festival “The Texas Book Festival (TBF) began with a simple purpose: to bring authors and readers together in a celebration of literature and literacy. Founded in 1995 by Laura Bush (a former librarian and then First Lady of Texas), Mary Margaret Farabee, and a dedicated group of volunteers, the TBF set outContinue reading “Texas Book Festival”

Austin Partners in Education

About APIE “Focusing on Austin ISD’s schools located in under-resourced communities and serving predominantly economically disadvantaged students, Austin Partners in Education delivers innovative, volunteer-driven academic and mentoring programs. APIE’s 1,550 volunteers work with students at pivotal junctures in their education, providing a vital extension of academic and social/emotional support to students. Through the flagship Classroom CoachingContinue reading “Austin Partners in Education”


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