Texas dept of criminal justice Telford unit needs volunteers to help teach classes at the prison. Volunteer training will be held Saturday, December 7th 8am-12pm at the telford prison ministry building. Contact Chaplain Jason Atkinson 903-278-2974
Discovery Place Interactive Museum needs volunteers 14 and older to help with Saturday Boredom Buster Activities from 1pm-4pm. Volunteers will be trained and then will provide assistance as the activities are presented to the public. Contact Volunteer@Texarkanamuseums.org; call 903-793-4831 or sign up at www.texarkanamuseums.org/volunteer
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
Windam school district is looking for seasoned speakers with a heart for helping broken men get back on their feet in order to find their way to physical and emotional freedom. topics on parenting, health, maintaining sobriety, and job seeking skills are subjects of the pre-release program of Telford unit, new Boston, tx. contact Pamela Patterson 903-628-3171
Jamisons' center of kindness is seeking volunteers who enjoy working with children. please call 301-258-8442 or 870-772-8652.
Texarkana VA Outpatient Clinic needs volunteers to needs volunteers to greet and assist veterans, make appointment reminders and other clinical needs as they arise. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Contact Kenda Watson 870-779-2734.
TEXARKANA MUSEUMS SYSTEM is seeking VOLUNTEERs to lead tours, answer phones, archive records, paint, landscaping and more. if interested contact velvet at 903-793-4831.
Domestic violence Prevention needs A Spanish-speaking volunteer to translate on an as needed basis to help with in-office intakes and in court. Call 903 794-4000. NORTHSIDE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH GARDEN MINISTRY SUPPLIES GARDEN VEGETABLES TO CHURCH MEMBERS OR TO THOSE IN NEED. cALL pAUL AND cATHY pACE AT 903-826-0225 OR EMAIL pAULpACE@CABLEONE.NET.
Lone Star Legal Aid needs volunteers to assist with office tasks including answering the phones and administrative assistance. Contact Lisa Crittenden at 903-793-7661 or email Lcrittenden@lonestarlegal.org.
the church of Truth Outreach Program - vOLUNTEER IN the thrift shop to sort donated clothing OR the soup kitchen to serve food, bus tables, sweep floors and wash dishes. Call Susan Moore at 870 774-2819.
Randy Sams Homeless Shelter needs help preparing meals, and sorting canned goods. 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 sann Terry at 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 Joy at 903 831-7946
Alzheimer’s Alliance Texarkana Area needs volunteers who have good knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease to answer the Help Line evenings and weekends, do light clerical work in the office, fundraisers and other events. 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 kim palmore at 903-255-3507 or jenny butler at 903-255-3501
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.
Manna Kitchen at 301 North Center in New Boston, Texas NeedS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS route deliverY, salad makers, dishwashers, cooks and people with great organizational skills. Contact 903-628-2444.
Children AND YOUTH
big brother big sisters Volunteer one hour a week with a child to become a Big brother or big sister. email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 are needed to speak up for an abused or neglected child in the court system. Call 870 775-1252, or via email at email@example.com.
The Darnell Brown Community Development Center needs volunteers to help with restoration and renovation of the From Bondage to Freedom Recovery Chem-Free House. Painters, wall paper hangers, carpenters, carpet layers are needed. Contact Darlena Brown at 903-244-0036 or 870-216-1570 email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Dunbar Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help tutor individual or small groups of students, read to students or to classes, assist students in the lunch room, help in the library, make copies for teachers, bulletin boards or games, etc. contact Arvis Deloney at 903-794-8112
Girl Scouts—Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas needs short-term volunteers to help plan and implement weekend events, facilitate 8-10 week leadership series, or provide one-time workshops on specific areas of expertise. Opportunities for troop leadership are also available. Call 800-632-6894 or email email@example.com
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.
Jamisons' center of kindness, inc. provides meal service for the community and is in the process of expanding its outreach. an after-school tutoring program for students in Texarkana, ARkansas in grades 1 - 6 and an after-school feeding program from 4-7 pm. Monday - Friday at the Ozan Ingrahm Iron Mountain Center. to vOLUNTEER CALL 870-772-8652 or 301-258-8442.
The Literacy Council needs tutor volunteers and an office asst. Please call Richard 903-255-7733.
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.
Ozan-Ingram Iron Mountain Neighborhood Center needs volunteers to assist children after school with homework and computer lab.
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 ISD Partners in Education Program needs volunteers as tutors, mentors, library friends and classroom speakers. Call Jo Ann Rice at 903 794-3651.
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.
Dierksen Hospice needs volunteers to assist patients and families with the Last Wish Program. Call 903 793-6350.
Hospice of Texarkana-Hospice of Hope cares for people with life-limiting illness and their families. Volunteers and chaplains are needed to visit patients. To learn more, please call the Volunteer Coordinator at 903 794-4263 or visit 2407 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX .
Encompass Health Hospice NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH FACILITY FUNCTIONS, VISIT WITH PATIENTS, OFFICE TASKS, AND COMMUNITY EVENTS. tRAINING PROVIDED. cALL vOLUNTEER cOORDINATOR AT 903-255-0430 or 870-773-2621.
Veterans Administration is looking for volunteer van drivers to transport VA patients in the Texarkana area. Volunteers operate passenger vans transporting veterans to the VA Outpatient Clinic in Texarkana and to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport. contact: Kenda Watson 870-779-2734
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-Aide needs volunteer greeters, facilitators, counselors and coordinators for technology, administration and communication. Call 903-791-6343.
1st Choice Pregnancy Center needs client advocates to counsel girls with unplanned pregnancies (training is provided); teachers to teach prenatal, parenting, life-skills, Bible studies and any other subject surrounding pregnancy-related issues and nurses to help with pregnancy testing. Call 903 792-5735.
The Housing Authority of Texarkana needs volunteers to teach free computer classes, resume' writing classes, job preparation classes. Computers, a Smartboard and necessary supplies will be provided. Volunteer instructors are allowed to set classes Mon. - Fri., from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Rosehill Neighborhood Network Center. CALL 903-255-7738.
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 903 791-0075.
Texarkana Museums System has volunteer opportunities at the Ace of Clubs House and Discovery Place Children’s Museum. For more information 903-793-4831 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also needed at The Ace of Clubs House, Museum of Regional History and Discovery Place are volunteers to help maintain the grounds. Equipment is available. Contact 903-276-4665 or email
Texarkana Public Library needs volunteers to work front desk, put up magazines, help with story hour AND landscaping. Contact 903 794-2149.
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
A Circle of Love, Inc. is an art organization that is partnering with the Artisans Gallery IN Texarkana, ARKANSAS on a local project that will benefit the art community. We are in need of volunteers that have experience in spackling, mudding, sheet rocking and dry wall. building contractor and carpentry experience is appreciated. pH. 870-774-2300 or 903-949-0492
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 800-941-3788 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 performances throughout the year. All ages of volunteers, from high school students to senior citizens. Ushers will BE ticket tearing, stuffing /handing out programs and seating 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
Silas H. Hunt Community Development Corporation needs volunteers to serve in clerical, researchers, community outreach, photography, writing, fundraising, gardening and much more. Call 870-774-0446 or email Silashhuntcdc@yahoo.com.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Texarkana Affiliate needs volunteers during office business hours to assist with special projects, answering telephone calls and some light computer work. Projects vary throughout the year. cALL 903-244-2329
General Volunteer Information
hANDSoN Texarkana, THE Volunteer Center provides non-profit volunteer opportunities and resources. for more information contact Kathey Graves at 903 798-3211.