January 24, 2018: As you probably remember from their work after Hurricane Harvey, BakerRipley offers many community-based programs that benefit youth, families, and seniors in the Houston area. Here are some programs that happen after school or on weekends, would be good for teen volunteers, and need help right away. XX
Senior Center Survey Volunteer: Do you like to work with older people? Then help our seniors navigate a simple survey website at one of 11 senior centers around Houston! Hurry, as this is only available until February 2! Register here.
Harvey Relief: BakerRipley continues to support our region’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey. We need volunteers to serve at Restoration Fairs for families to access resources and basic needs, and will also offer home restoration and neighbor engagement opportunities in 2018. To learn more about, register here.
Voter Empowerment: Through block-walking and phone-banking, inform and educate our neighbors by providing information about dates and locations for the upcoming elections. Register here.
Entrepreneur Academy Class Assistant: Individuals bilingual in Spanish and English are needed to help with our course for small business owners looking to formalize their business and develop a business plan. Training is February 22, with classes weekly on Saturdays from March 10-June 2. Register here.
Immigration Forums and Workshops: 2018’s monthly Immigration Forums kicked off Saturday with volunteers helping nearly 60 neighbors fill out citizenship applications. You too can assist families with citizenship applications and inform them of their options! The next forum is Saturday, February 17. Register here.
Kids’ Activity Leaders: Are you looking to lead youth? Ripley House in the East End is looking for volunteers instructors for weekly after-school soccer, yoga and arts classes. Register here.
Food Fair Volunteer: Distribute food, register participants, setup and break down at monthly food fairs at several locations. A great opportunity for families and groups! Register here.
Home Visitation Program: Assist seniors with light housekeeping, general yard cleaning and other home management needs. Register here.