Volunteer Opportunities

Meals on Wheels

Want to be a volunteer? We have many ways for you to get involved!

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Ongoing Volunteering

Volunteers needed to Drive for J-Meals (Min Age: 18+)

  • Mon-Thurs pick-up meals at the J 10:00 AM-11:30 AM; weekly commitment: 1-1.5 hrs
  • Contact: Kari Stein or 713.595.8177

RSVP - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (Min. Age: 55+)

  • Long-term volunteer opportunities throughout the Greater Houston area. Contact Walt McFadden: or 713.595.8157.

Volunteer with Youth with Special Needs on Sundays - Sport Stars Program (Min. Age: 15+)

  • No sports skills needed just patience and willingness to help. Weekly Commitment: 1-2 hrs; Contact Matthew First at or 713.595.8182. 
  • Basketball & Soccer | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM | Weekly or one-time: 1 hr

Volunteer with Senior Companions Program (Min. Age: 55+)

  • Help homebound seniors. Opportunity to earn tax-free stipend and benefits if low-income person with monthly income for one person $2,010 and two people $2,706 or less. Weekly commitment: 20 hrs; Contact Sandra Smolensky at or 713.595.8183.

Office Helper (Min Age: 18+)

  • Filing and organizing for Accounting Department. Mon-Fri 9:00 AM—3:00 PM.
  • Weekly or one-time commitment: 1 hr
  • Contact Sylvia Dauber at

Done in a Day Volunteering 

Theater, Music, Dance & Speaker Related (Min. Age: 21+)

Ushers, greeters & ticket takers needed for theater performances and speaker events.  Dress in all black.

Volunteers Needed to Drive for J-Meals (Min Age: 18+)

  • Mon-Thurs pick-up meals at the J 10:00 AM-11:30 AM; 1-1.5 hours
  • Contact: Kari Stein at or 713.595.8177

United Way Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing Volunteering

Reading Together Volunteers needed:

  • January 22, 2018 to April 27, 2018
  • One day a week for 12 weeks
  • Read to a 2nd grader. Read to the same child every week
  • Must complete a background check for the school district where they will be volunteering.
  • New volunteers must attend a mandatory training session at the United Way
  • Click here to become a reading buddy

 Reading Buddy Schedule