Houston volunteer opportunities

BEST BUDDIES TEXAS

What Is It?: A nonprofit “dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for friendships, employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.”

 

Help Needed: Assist with the Friendship Walk & 5K fundraiser in April, or help with event planning in the office.

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 14 to help at the Friendship Walk, and 16 to help in the office.

Help Needed

HELP WITH ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP WALK & 5K

Help with the Best Buddies Friendship Walk & 5K, which takes place each spring in April or May.  Possible day-of-event activities include helping with set-up, route marking, registration, guest assistance, and games.  Set-up begins at 6:30 AM and all activities and clean-up should be concluded by 3 PM.  The 2018 date is April 21.

OFFICE SUPPORT

Several volunteers aged 16 and up are needed to help prepare for the annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference in July.  Tasks could include working with donors, data entry, and other administrative work.  Students should be organized, with a positive attitude; fundraising experience is welcomed.

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The Reason for Best Buddies Texas (2 minutes 30 seconds) (2015)

Available For Scout Eagle or Gold Award Project?
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Past locations for the Friendship Walk have included the University of Houston and the University of St. Thomas.

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