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2019 Fall Arts & Ideas (Min. Age: 18+)

Film Screening: King Bibi

Volunteers Needed to Drive on a Single Day for Meals on Wheels (Min Age: 18+)

  • Can't commit to a regular delivery schedule? We have single day opportunities to deliver meals.
  • End of the year drivers needed Dec 23-Jan 3. Sign up here. 
  • Mon-Fri pick-up meals at the J 10:00 AM-11:30 AM; 1-1.5 hours
  • Contact: Kari Stein at kstein@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8177
     

Ongoing Volunteering

Volunteers needed to Drive for Meals on Wheels (Min Age: 18+)

  • Mon-Fri pick-up meals at the J 10:00 AM-11:30 AM; weekly commitment: 1-1.5 hrs
  • Contact: Kari Stein kstein@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8177

Volunteer with the Foster Grandparent Program of Harris County (FGP)

  • Be a mentor and tutor to at-risk youth on a weekly basis (minimum of 20 hours per week).
  • Serve as a non-judgmental and consistent grandparent figure to kids who need extra love and support.
  • Common sites are head start centers, public schools, and emergency homeless shelters throughout Harris County.
  • Opportunity to earn tax-exempt stipend of $2.65 per hour and limited mileage reimbursement. To be eligible, your total household monthly income cannot exceed $2,023 (one person) or $2,743 (two people)
  • Contact Bea Rivas at brivas@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8198.

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

  • Long-term volunteer opportunities throughout the Greater Houston area. Contact Walt McFadden: wmcfadden@erjcchouston.org 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
  • Weekly during the school year. Basketball & Soccer | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM | Weekly or one-time: 1 hr. Contact Melanee Weiser at melaneeweiser@gmail.com

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 ssmolensky@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8183.

Office Helper (Min Age: 18+)

Contact Sylvia Dauber at srdauber@erjcchouston.org.

1) Accounting Department

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

2) Senior Companions Program

• Filing and organizing Mon-Fri 9:00 AM—3:00 PM.
• 3-4 hours a day for three days a week. 

3) Camp 

•  Help answering the phone, filing, etc. Mon-Fri 3:00 PM—6:00 PM (M-F).
•  Daily: 3 hours
•  Summer months only

4) Arts and Culture 

• Filing and organizing for Arts and Culture Department. Mon-Fri 9:00 AM—3:00 PM.
• Weekly: 1 -2 hrs
• Seasonal: October/November and March/April