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During this unprecedented global pandemic we need volunteers more than ever.  In order to protect the health and safety of our clients, staff, and volunteers all volunteer opportunities will be virtual for the time being. For more information please contact volunteer@familyhouston.org

COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities

Help protect Family Houston Staff and Clients by making or donating masks! Click here for the mask template and tutorial. For more information email Hannah Weier here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Agency Ambassador

Are you a natural story teller?  Are you outgoing, energetic and friendly?  You might be the perfect Agency Ambassador for Family Houston!  Our Agency Ambassadors promote the services of Family Houston by attending community events and resource fairs all across Houston and Harris County. These events take place on weekends, weekdays, and evenings which makes this a flexible volunteer opportunity perfect for everyone. For more information on this role read the full position description here.

Front Desk Volunteer Assistant

Family Houston Front Desk Volunteer Assistants help with a little bit of everything!  During a volunteer shift you might see 50 clients cycle through our lobby and you’ll be there to help with everything from soliciting and collecting client surveys, making appointment reminder phone calls, or sitting with children while their parents meet with our counselors and case managers.  This position is the perfect mix of administrative and direct client interaction.  Shifts take place Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.  For more information on this role read the full position description here.

Case Management Department Assistant

Support the work of our Case Management team as a volunteer department assistant.  Helping clients to complete paperwork, making reminder phone calls, and data entry are all in a day’s work for this role.  This administrative role is perfect for someone looking to gain office experience or use their skills to make a difference at Family Houston.  For more information about this role read the full position description here.

Computer Lab Supervisor

Help clients directly with resumé writing and job hunting by becoming a Computer Lab Volunteer Supervisor.  You’ll open/close the lab and assist clients in utilizing the HP Computer Lab, even developing curriculum and leading group classes. Professional skills in human resources, IT, or business would be a strong match for this role.  For more information on this role read the full position description here.

Volunteer Counselor

Our Volunteer Counselor role is limited to individuals licensed to practice at an independent practice level with current state licensure as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW.  As a Volunteer Counselor you’ll be assigned a caseload of clients based on your training and skillset.  This is a perfect opportunity for those looking to gain additional experience in the field or maintain their licensure as a volunteer.  Naturally, this role requires a high level of commitment and skill. For more information on this role read the full position description here.

La Ventanilla de Financeria Volunteer

Support our community efforts at the Mexican Consulate by becoming a La Ventanilla de Financeria Volunteer today!  Our goal is to reach as many clients as possible and you’ll achieve that be sharing information from our community resource table located in the lobby of the Mexican Consulate.  You ’ll assist with scheduling appointments for Financial Coaching clients, listening to their needs and referring to other organizations, and following up to hear their progress. Bilingual (Spanish and English) applicants only.  For more information on this role read the full position description here.

Group Volunteering Opportunities

Family Houston is eager to partner with corporate, community, faith based, and youth groups to complete meaningful projects that enhance our programs.  Reach out to volunteer@familyhouston.org to inquire about opportunities for your group to get involved today!

Host a Drive

Get started supporting Family Houston today by leading your own supply drive to support our clients in need.  Collect donations at your office, school, apartment complex, and even your birthday party! A wish list of all items can be found here.  We accept donations Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

Join Our Family!

For over 115 years Family Houston has been a safe place for families in need. With the help of our volunteers we are able to serve more clients every day through our Case Management, Financial Coaching, and Counseling programs. Join our family today and make a difference in someone’s life.

Please review our Volunteer Handbook for more information regarding our volunteer expectations, procedures, and policies. For questions or additional information email us at volunteer@familyhouston.org or call 713-802-7877.