American Red Cross Northeast texas needs volunteers to answer phone, forward calls, write thank you notes, etc. contact linda edwards at 903-581-7981
For the sake of one is looking for volunteers to organize donations, encourage case workers, and watch children for parent's night out. Must complete a background check-provided. Contact angela coston at 903-329-0566 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Texarkana Animal league is looking for volunteers to help with cleaning and caring for cats & dogs, foster families for cats/dogs, office assistance, petsmart adoption center help, morning & evening shifts available. For more information contact 877-525-4825 or email@example.com
TEXARKANA MUSEUMS SYSTEM is seeking VOLUNTEERs to lead tours, answer phones, archive records, paint, landscaping and more. if interested contact Eda Teris at 903-793-4831.
Domestic violence Prevention needs caring and empathetic individuals to work the hotline and at the Battered Women's Shelter, administrative office, Resale Shop and outreach offices. Two volunteers are also needed to provide childcare during group meetings 5:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. every other Tuesday at the shelter.; and one to two volunteers to serve as a check-in workers for the Tuesday night group meeting 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the main office. Call 903-794-4000 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The literacy council seeks volunteer tutors who interested in helping with teaching, tutoring, and office duties. training will be provided. for more information call 903-255-7733
Habitat for Humanity of Texarkana needs volunteers. For more information, groups or individuals may e-mail email@example.com or call 903-832-1746. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Randy Sams Homeless Shelter needs help preparing meals, and sorting canned goods. administrative personnel with duties of correspondence, interacting with drop-in donors, assisting clients and clerical work; and front desk clerk with duties of answering a busy multi-line phone system, assisting clients and other tasks. Call 903-792-7024. Salvation Army needs volunteers to GREET CUSTOMERS, help sort, STRAIGHTEN the MERCHANDISE donated clothing at the Family Thrift Store Monday—Saturday 9AM to 6PM. Contact (870) 774-2701.
The Damascus Home Resale Store needs volunteers to help receive, sort and price general merchandise and clothing donations, greet and assist customers; post to social media. Also volunteers needed to assist in fundraising events, newsletters, grant writing, networking and promotions. Call Donna Cooley at 903 824-2134 or 903 794-7875 for more information. Help The Elderly
SENIOR TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM needs volunteer drivers to transport older citizens to the doctor, dentist, grocery store and other necessary errands. call tera savage at 903-798-3211
Alzheimer’s Alliance Texarkana Area needs volunteers who can help run games and spend quality time with paitents. call 903 223-8021.
Ark-Tex Area Agency on Aging needs Ombudsman volunteers to adopt a nursing home to visit residents. Also needed are Benefits Counseling volunteers who would advocate to ensure the receipt of benefits for the elderly. Call Robert Morris at 903-832-8636 or 800-372-4464.
Cornerstone Retirement Center needs volunteers to help with games, social activities, reading, playing the piano. Call 903 832-5515.
Heritage Plaza & Rehabilitation Center is looking for volunteers to call bingo, help with arts & crafts, paint fingernails, etc. cALL 903 792-6700.
Children AND YOUTH Caddo Area Council of Boy Scouts of America is seeking volunteers to work with youth in the Texarkana area. Contact 903-793-2179
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates a non-profit organization, is in need of volunteers to help the abused and neglected children in an 8 county area in Texas and Arkansas. CASA volunteers speak up for a child in court, they are the voice that makes a difference in a child's life. Volunteers get to know the children and everyone who is involved with the child. Information sessions are at the office at 1201 Main, Texarkana, Tx. the first Tuesday and second Thursday of each month at 9:30 am and 5:30 pm. Our number is (903) 792 1030 or go to our website at casatexarkana.org. Speak up for a child.
Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. needs volunteers to work the hotline, the Battered Women’s Shelter, administrative office as part-time receptionist, the resale shop and the outreach offices. Call 903 794-4000.
Healing Place of Texarkana is seeking volunteers and group volunteer opportunities for a variety of programs and services. See opportunities at www.healingtexarkana.org
HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is seeking a volunteer with exceptional skills in literacy, filing, typing, store curriculum and to assist the Pre-School Education Coordinator. contact 870-772-7914.
Opportunities Senior Day Care Center needs volunteers to assist with games, sing-a-longs, Bible devotions, bingo, arts and crafts, painting and reading stories. Call 903-791-2286.
Runnin WJ Ranch needs volunteers each week. Needed are Horseleaders (horse experience required) to lead horses during classes and sidewalkers (no horse experience required) to walk beside the horse providing assistance to the riders. please visit www.runninwjranch.org to become a volunteer call 903 838-3223.
Southwest Arkansas Youth Association is in need of tutors who are bilingual and can teach Spanish as a Second Language in the out-of-school program. Please call 870-330-7451 for information.
THE SALVATION ARMY BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF TEXARKANA IS ONLY ONE OF A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE SALVATION ARMY OF TEXARKANA. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST WITH HOMEWORK, ARTS & CRAFTS AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES MONDAY - FRIDAY FROM 3 -7 PM. CALL 903 798-3660 OR 870 774-2701.
Texarkana Chapter of American Red Cross seeks volunteers willing to train for disaster response locally as well as outside the Chapter area. Others are needed to become first-aid, CPR and water safety instructors. Call 903 793-5602.
Help Medical Patients The American Cancer Society needs volunteers for the Road to Recovery Program. This program helps give rides to cancer patients undergoing treatments that have no method of transportation to their appointments. call 903-597-1348.
Angel Fund Foundation needs volunteers who are willing to help give support to an organization and encouragement to cancer patients who cannot afford their treatments or expenses. Call 903 791-0349 .
Arkansas Department of Health Hospice is seeking volunteers to visit with patients and their families in the Texarkana area. Please contact Volunteer Services Coordinator at 870 773-2108, ext. 7 or 866-661-7453.
christus st. Michael health system auxiliary needs volunteers. For more information, visit christusstmichael.org/volunteering call 903-614-1000.
Hospice of Texarkana-Hospice of Hope - a nonprofit hospice serving a 50-mile area in northeast Texas and southwest Arkansas. Hospice care is intensive comfort care that alleviates pain and suffering, enhancing the quality of life for patients with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones by addressing their medical, emotional, spiritual and grief needs. Volunteer opportunities include patient relations, spiritual support, and office support. For more information, call 903-794-4263 or visitwww.hospiceoftexarkana.com.
Wadley Auxiliary is looking for hospital volunteerS interested in helping in surgery waiting, the gift shop, the front desk, helping with discharges, delivering mail, etc. Call 903 798-7074. Office Assistance
AARP Tax-AideAARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-based free tax assistance and preparation service. As a Tax-Aide volunteer, you’ll receive training and support with IRS-certification, learn new skills, and connect with people in your community while giving back. There's a variety of volunteer roles available at our Texarkana site. Whatever your skill set, there’s a role for you! Join our team of volunteers and find out why volunteering with Tax-Aide is so rewarding. Complete application and our local coordinator will be in contact with you soon. www.aarpfoundation.org/taxaidevolunteer
1st Choice Pregnancy Center We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available at First Choice Pregnancy Resource Center. You may contact Sarah Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-792-5735.
Regional Arts Center needs volunteers to serve as hostesses and to work the front desk. Duties will consist of routing phone calls, taking phone messages and greeting guests. Please call 903 792-8681.
Texarkana Public Library needs volunteers to work front desk, put up magazines, help with story hour AND landscaping. Contact 903 794-2149.
Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council (TRAHC) Is seeking front desk volunteers. We are the art, entertainment, and arts education hub of Texas and Arkansas! We are looking for volunteers Tuesday through Friday 10am - 1pm or 1pm - 4pm. Text volunteer to 903-945-4108 for an application or visit our website trahc.org for more information.
Texarkana VA Out Patient Clinic needs volunteers to answer telephones. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Sandra Holmes at 870 216-2242.
Miscellaneous Volunteer Opportunities
Harvest Texarkana needs volunteers that can help sort canned goods, pack pantry boxes, clerical work or be available for special projects such as community gardening or mobile pantry distribution. Call 870-774-1398.
Host an Exchange Student and make a difference in a young person's life. Host parents are needed FOR international exchange students from Europe, Asia and South America for the upcoming school year. for more information at 214-366-4678 or www.sharesouthwest.org.
Main Street Texarkana needs volunteers in the areas of promotion, organization, design and economic restructuring for the preservation, repurposing and revitalization of Historic Downtown Texarkana. Call 903 792-7191.
The Perot Theatre is seeking volunteers to usher theatre for young audiences - school show performances throughout the school year. All ages of volunteers, from college students to senior citizens. Ushers will help unload buses, escort children to seats, and help walk-up patrons. Call 903-792-8681 or email@example.com
Prisoner Visitation and Support needs volunteers to MAKE MONTHLY visiTS TO prisoners at the federal prison in Texarkana. DUTIES includE preliminary correspondence and follow-up reporting, requires the equivalent of one day a month. Training and information manual are provided. For an application, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, pHONE: 314-223-8284 or P.O. Box 28201, St. Louis, MO 63132
General Volunteer Information
hANDSoN Texarkana provides non-profit volunteer opportunities and resources. for more information contact Amy Lemley at 903-798-3211.