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@TheIntersection is a weekly virtual gathering of civic and faith leaders. Its purpose is to strengthen leadership via sharing knowledge and the potential partnering of efforts toward a more compassionate San Antonio.
Click here for recordings of previous At The Intersection briefings.
@TheIntersection is open to all community and faith leaders of all traditions and religions with an interest in civic engagement.
For the Zoom link, contact the City's Faith Liaison, Ann Helmke, at the email below.
RST's Circles of Support is the continued support and willingness from donors to stand alongside RST as we provide life-saving work across Texas in the lives of displaced persons to meet the increased demands of a growing refugee population.
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Forward Progress Arts and Entertainment Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Click here to help support us by making a donation today!
Are you part of a church, school, business or civic organization that would like to hear us speak? We are continually searching for opportunities to speak to people about the alarming rates of human trafficking in America and the mission and vision of Freedom Youth Project.
Our goal is to educate interested persons and groups on the issue of human trafficking in America and provide training for parents, grandparents, children and teens on how to keep their families safe from predators targeting America's youth.
Our information includes informing audiences on:
- Statistics and information on who is being trafficked in America
- How predators and traffickers reach children and teens
- How predators get children to trust them like the closest of friends
- How online predators manipulate children with an irresistible offer to meet in person
- Ways predators get children and teens to share personal, private information
- Dangerous people and places that children and teens need to be aware of for their safety
- Many other important topics regarding the prevalence and dangers of human trafficking in America today.
We would be honored to speak to your group or organization; If you would like to invite us to speak to your church, school, business or civic organization, please fill out the form below.
Click here for our Speaker Request Form
Follow us as we mobilize our teams of volunteers to make a real difference. Join us and see what can be accomplished as you aid in our efforts. We strive to be the change that we want to see.
Click here to become a volunteer.
San Antonio Legal Services Association (SALSA) assists attornies who want to provide pro bono service, including meeting the State Bar of Texas' recommendation that every attorney perform 50 hours of pro bono service a year.
SALSA provides training resources, mentorship, and coverage under SALSA’s Professional Liability policy. Attornies can give back within their area of expertise or take on a limited-service matter in a new area of the law.
Volunteer for a clinic. Provide limited legal advice or assistance at an isolated pro bono event. (This requires limited or no follow-on assistance.)
Participate in a program. Provide limited scope representation in a subject matter area that has ample training resources and mentor oversight.
Take a case. Provide extended representation services in your area of expertise.
Click here to learn more and sign up.
SALSA offers volunteer opportunities for non-attorney volunteers seeking to give their time to support legal efforts that benefit indigent, vulnerable, and at-risk members of our community.
SALSA works with other non-profits in San Antonio to identify gaps in coverage that are ideal for volunteers to fill.
Click here to learn more and sign up.
Volunteer with The Chow Train!
We have a small staff of professional chefs and staff, but we cannot do this alone!
Click here for the registration form and list of volunteer duties needed.
Help End Modern Day Slavery by Joining our Team
Trafficking Cannot Be Combated Successfully Until Parents and Youth
JOIN the CAUSE. Trafficking is not the kind of issue where parents can rely on law enforcement to keep their children safe. Parents and youth must be part of the solution.
Learn how easy it is to Volunteer with FYP from any location in the world as long as you have an internet connection.
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Please get involved, Share to end Human Trafficking
We are delighted that you are exploring volunteer opportunities with CAMP!
Throughout the year, CAMP is successful because of the volunteer service of so many individuals and groups.
Click here to explore various ways to invest your time and talents.
If you would like to volunteer in our kitchen or downtown resource HUB, please contact Chef Robbie.
We are always looking for volunteers and interns to assist at the Family Justice Center.
Volunteer and Intern Requirements:
- Completing a Family Justice Center Application
- Completing a one-hour Orientation
- Completing a Domestic Violence Training Class
- Being 18 years of age or older
- Passing a Criminal Background Check
- Assist with Group Therapy Sessions
- Life Coaches
- Special Events
Join SAAACAM as a volunteer!
A volunteer auxiliary committee, whose members generously give their time and resources to help preserve our cultural history.
Volunteers are an integral part of SAAACAM, a dynamic non-profit organization whose mission is to collect and preserve the shared history of African Americans in the San Antonio region. Working with SAAACAM to serve the local community and preserve our cultural history is a unique opportunity. We hope you will find your association a matter of both pride and satisfaction that will be mutually productive and enjoyable to all parties involved.
Click here to complete the SAAACAM Volunteer Application.
Being a single parent or a victim of a life-altering circumstance is hard enough. Without transportation, improving your education and financial situation is almost impossible.
Your contribution will enable Driving Single Parents Incorporated to help put one or more single parents get back in the driver's seat by providing them with affordable, reliable transportation.
Click here and scroll down to see our sponsorship levels, but don't be limited by these. Every dollar counts!
Our trained staff can help you answer the following questions:
- How do I write my resume to highlight my experience and get the attention of recruiters?
- How do I search for and apply to jobs that meet my needs?
- What careers am I interested in and how do I get started?
- What should I expect during an interview and how do I make a good first impression?
- What workplace skills do I need to be successful at my new job?
- What are the best ways to apply for government jobs?
Our staff provides one-on-one career coaching that focuses on:
- Identifying your career interests
- Developing or updating your resume
- Connecting to employers
- Completing online job applications
- Practicing interview tactics
- Preparing for the first day of your job
If you have a hearing or vision disability, we can coordinate support for you.
For Loredo information, call 956-766-4016.
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Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever.
Every year, SCORE volunteers help hundreds of local entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success. Volunteering at SCORE San Antonio is a way for you to give back, network with business experts, and share your knowledge.
SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Join our team of 10,000+ volunteers, and share your talents and expertise with the small business community. You can help in four different volunteer roles:
- Mentor: offer confidential business mentoring services, either in person or online
- Subject matter expert: provide focused knowledge based on your professional skills or industry
- Workshop presenter: lead local workshops, seminars and events to help entrepreneurs meet their goals and achieve success
- Chapter support role: share your skills in marketing, tech, finance, fundraising and more to help expand the outreach of SCORE
At SCORE, we celebrate our mission through values such as Volunteers Matter and Lifelong Learning. All new members are trained to fulfill their roles effectively and are expected to reaffirm their commitment to SCORE's mentoring methodology and code of ethics annually.
Art Happens Here
As a non-profit artist residency, we rely on the support of individuals like you to help keep our doors open and our programs strong. In return, we offer free year-round programming and provide unparalleled access to the creative processes of regional, national, and international artists.
Artpace San Antonio is a nonprofit residency program which supports regional, national, and international artists in the creation of new art. As a catalyst for artistic expression, we engage local communities with global art practices and experiences. Our community of supporters make a critical impact in the lives of artists and keep us free and open to the public year-round.
We invite you to help us continue to Make Art Happen in San Antonio and across the globe by joining our family of supporters.
The Children's Chorus of San Antonio is made possible by donations and support from community members like you! To donate, simply click here.
Every amount you give provides music, rehearsal spaces, performance spaces, uniforms, and more to our singers. Without you, none of this would be possible. So, thank you!
Our ensemble of professional-caliber singers, originating from San Antonio and the surrounding areas, is really what sets our choir apart from the several great musical groups the city has to offer. Many of our singers are professional performers or music educators right here in San Antonio!
Under the direction of Artistic Director, Rick Bjella, these singers apply their musicianship and diverse experiences to elevate the choir to new heights of musical excellence.
Your gift will help create one of the world’s great public places.
Through the generosity of donors like you, Hemisfair is being transformed into a sustainable, connected public space in the heart of our city. Hemisfair offers unique park amenities and green spaces, vibrant cultural events, diverse food and beverage options, and so much more.
You can help ensure every park visit is one to remember by making your gift to the Hemisfair Conservancy today.
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Click here to Make a Recurring Gift
Click here to Make a One-time Gift
Click here to Sponsor a Tree
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Help us bring honor to our veterans by volunteering with NVOP.
Click here or call us for information on volunteering.
Volunteers are changing lives and transforming our community. The Volunteer Center at United Way provides a myriad of opportunities to enrich the future of those in need through volunteer service.
WHERE ACTION MEETS COMPASSION
Building a strong community takes each one of us. Whether you're interested in mentoring a young person, preparing food bags for clients in a food pantry, or spending an afternoon with a senior, you can join us in making a difference. Our impact is made possible by our volunteers working hard behind-the-scenes. Volunteering is a work of heart!
- Read to Succeed
- Write Start Project
- Shoebox Project
- Born Learning Trails
- Literacy Kits
- Stewardship Review
Click here for a full list of volunteer opportunities.
Leadership SAISD is a FREE 9-month educational leadership development program that provides community members with the information and skills to become thought leaders around education. Participants develop a nuanced understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities facing school communities with topics such as school finance, policy and advocacy, and educational equity. Cohort members meet once a month to learn from experts in the fields of education, leadership, equity and public finance. Together, participants and experts explore the issues that shape public education today with an emphasis on real-world solutions and practical problem-solving. Seminars provide a factual, non-partisan look at how schools function. Cohort members explore the most relevant topics in education today including:
- School Finance
- Education Policy
- Education Advocacy
- Mental Health in Schools
- Diversity and Equity
Graduates of Leadership SAISD are equipped and positioned to serve in several leadership roles, including Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs), site-based decision-making committees, Board of Trustee task forces, non-profit boards, and volunteer positions. Moreover, LSAISD graduates have the knowledge and skills to effectively advance the broader discussion around public education within San Antonio.
Volunteers typically work one shift each week but are welcome to work more or less often as available.
- Front Desk Intake
- Phone Receptionist
- Client Interviewer
- Food Pantry Worker
- Men’s Clothing Pantry Worker
- Women’s and Children’s Pantry Worker
- Clothing Sorter
Our Benevolent Sewing Group makes baby and toddler clothes for the Inman Christian Center. This group meets at the church on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, at 9:00 AM. Everyone is welcome to join.
Serve as role models, mentors, and friends to children with
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SAHA’s Community Development Initiatives Department works hand-in-hand with residents by providing training, education and other supportive services to help them obtain self-sufficiency. The teams host a variety of food distributions, community events and other resident-focused events that rely on the generosity of community volunteers.
Inquire about future events by emailing [email protected].
Many of our residents are living on a limited income and the generous support of donations helps fill in the gaps. It funds a computer for a single mom or purchases water for an elderly resident. Each donation brings relief to someone in one form or another. We want you to be a part of their story-and their success. Donate and make change happen today!
Click here to make a donation.
New/Used Clothing in Excellent Condition:
The San Antonio Housing Authority’s JobsPlus Program accepts new and used clothing in excellent condition to donate to residents to use for job interviews and other professional development opportunities that require business casual attire.
Contact [email protected] to make a donation.
The San Antonio Housing Authority accepts the donation of smart devices, laptops and desktops to support its ConnectHome Program. ConnectHome addresses the three pillars of digital inclusion: broadband access, computer access and digital skills training.
Following completion of digital literacy training, ConnectHome participants receive a device to own. ConnectHome has been able to provide 1,083 devices throughout SAHA communities.
Email [email protected] to drop off a device.
The DreamTeam is always excited to welcome volunteers on board! There are many opportunities to contribute your time and talent as an organization or as an individual for the greater good.
SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY:
Join other civic-minded individuals working toward a common vision: to bring to life the dream of a tolerant, equal, and diverse world.
Everyone has something unique to bring to the table. Discover your talents and celebrate what makes you stand out from the crowd.
Meet a thousand new faces, find a hundred new spaces, and discover a few other sides of your community.
Other ways to volunteer:
- Event Assistance
Click here for volunteer form.
City Year helps students build an ever-expanding sense of who they are, why they matter and who they want to become. You'll be responsible for supporting students by helping them learn about themselves, what they’re interested in and what they’re capable of doing.
You will work on:
- Building positive relationships with students.
- Fostering students' positive belief in themselves and their capabilities.
- Creating experiences for the students that influence school culture.
- Leading enriching after school programs
City Corps volunteers are paid a small bi-weekly stipend.
We Have Volunteer Opportunities For Individuals, Families, Corporate Groups, Churches And More.
Here at The Salvation Army, we truly value our volunteers and realize they are a gift from God. Our volunteers enable us to function effectively and efficiently in everything we do from feeding the homeless a hot meal, tutoring students in our after-school program, attending to disasters as they strike, to manning an Angel Tree booth during Christmas.
We know that volunteers choose to donate their time and talents to us, and that does not go unnoticed or unappreciated. We are here to encourage our volunteers and provide them with the tools and training they need and support them at all times.
Click here for volunteer form.
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Be a Proud RIVER WARRIOR Volunteer! This program aims to build a volunteer community that supports and strives toward healthy waterways for the benefit of the flora, fauna, and people on the San Antonio River Watershed.
WHO ARE THE RIVER WARRIORS?
- River Warrior volunteers are River Proud constituents of the San Antonio River Watershed, ages 15 years and above, who love rivers and believe in the San Antonio River Authority’s mission of safe, clean and enjoyable creeks and rivers.
- Warriors are interested to learn more about watersheds, ecology and sustainable practices to help rivers, and they dream of a vibrant, thriving river and watershed for the future generations.
- Warriors know that together we can make a difference and so they strive and donate their time and energies to achieve our shared vision.
HOW DO THE RIVER WARRIORS HELP THE SAN ANTONIO RIVER AND COMMUNITY?
- River Warrior volunteers help the River Authority’s Watershed Park Operations team with ecosystem restoration activities like planting native grasses and trees, removing invasive species, pruning, mulching trees and helping maintain native habitats at Confluence Park on the Mission Reach.
- River Warriors respond to post-storm volunteer requests from the River Authority Park team and they help with litter pickup on the river banks and in the river.
- River Warriors supports our sustainability efforts at River Authority and River Foundation events and spearhead individual neighborhood clean-ups.
- River Warriors help spread our ‘Safe, Clean and Enjoyable’ message through educational field trips support and social media engagement.
- River Warriors attend trainings and take part in educational events to gain knowledge on Low Impact Development (LID) strategies like building rain gardens and become river protection ambassadors.
If any of the above resonates with you, come join our generous and passionate community of volunteers. We would love to meet you and welcome you to our volunteer team.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO BE A RIVER WARRIOR?
- Sport a love for the San Antonio River and a passion for the outdoors
- Be age 15 years or older
- Sign up for the River Warrior program
- Be required to sign a liability waiver for program activities
- This program is free and open to anyone living in the San Antonio River Watershed.
Click here to join the River Warrior Volunteer Program.
Music: Musicians and singers from both CUB members and our partner churches bring contemporary Christian music on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings. If you have been blessed with a gift to sing or play an instrument, consider offering it back to God through us.
Food: Churches and community groups purchase, prepare, and serve a nutritious meal three days a week. Smaller groups and individuals partner with them to help serve these meals after evening service.
Hospitality: Our Hospitality Ministry consists of many "helping" positions in which members from our partner churches and the homeless community can serve.
Peacemakers: Ushers help to guide attendees through our church services and into our feeding/clothing ministries after dinner. They assist the staff by providing information about our program and oversight for the facilities, parking, and peaceful evening operations.
Greeters: Greeters help to minister the love of God by welcoming attendees at the front door, offering them water to hydrate, and directing them to the bag checking area and sanctuary. Many days, the smile or word of kindness given by our Greeters may be the first act of love they’ve seen.
Clothes: After a balanced meal, individuals can receive a change of clothes, hygiene products, or special items we may have in stock (like blankets, hats, and gloves in winter months). This ministry depends on community donations year-round to operate.
Education: Developing and providing Christ-centered education is one of our current goals. If you are interested in helping with Christian education, contact us.
Click here for more information or to sign up for any of these volunteer opportunities.