February Volunteer Opportunities

Here are a few volunteer opportunities happening in February.

If you volunteer for any of these opportunities please email us a picture of yourself or your group during the event. Tag us and use the hashtag #ServeDenton for the chance to be featured on our social media platforms!


Mobile Food Pantries

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Volunteer your Saturday by feeding the hungry in Denton Country through one of the many food pantries. There are 5 different food pantries to choose from and plenty of opportunities to serve. Needs include line helpers, distributors and runners. 

Date: Saturday, February 2, 9, 23
Time: Ranges from 8:15am-4:00pm
Place: Denton, TX

 

Shiloh Field Community Garden

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Shiloh Field Community Garden is looking for volunteers to help with weeding, tree pruning and planting. All of the harvest goes to support local ministries to feed those who are in need. Grab a group of friends and sign up to serve!

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 8:30am
Place: Denton Bible Church—1600 Nottingham Drive, Denton, TX
Contact: Gene Gumfory (genegumfory@aol.com )
No sign up required

 

SWEAT Team

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SWEAT Team is looking for people to perform handy work. Work will include handicap ramp construction, yard clean up, and home repairs for low-income families. 

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 8:30am
Place: Denton Bible Church, west campus—2300 E University Dr, Denton, TX 76209
Contact: Wayne Carrigan (sweat@dentonbible.org)
No sign up required.

 

Refuge For Women

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Refuge for Women is hosting an in-depth volunteer training to prepare you to volunteer with their program!

Date: Tuesday, February 26
Time: 7pm
Place: Serve Denton—306 N Loop 288, Denton, TX 76209
RSVP required
Contact: Lexi Hood (lexie.hood@refugeforwomen.org)

You can also get a group together to organize a toiletry drive to help support the women who live in their safe home! 

 

Denton County Friends of the Family

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Join Friends of the Family (FOF) at their Volunteer Kick-Off where they will introduce all of their volunteer opportunities for the year!

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: 11am-1:00pm
Place: FOF Office—4845 I-35 E, Corinth, TX 76210

Their organization also needs help at the front desk (Monday-Friday)
as well as picking up donations for their thrift store (Saturdays). For more information, email volunteer@dcfof.org.

 

Riding Unlimited

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Riding Unlimited is a therapeutic riding center dedicated to helping individuals with physical, educational, intellectual and emotional disabilities.

Volunteer opportunities include barn helpers, facility maintenance, fundraising, and committee members.

Date: Ongoing
Time: Flexible
Place: 9168 T N Skiles Rd, Ponder, TX 76259

 

CASA of Denton County

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CASA is in need of Court-Appointed Special Advocates to represent and advocate for a child's best interest in the child protective system. Join them for their next info session!

Date: Info Sessions: Tuesday, Feb 12; Wednesday, Feb 27
Time: Feb 12: 12:00pm & 4:00pm; Feb 27: 6:00pm
Place: CASA of Denton County—614 N. Bell Ave, Denton, TX
Contact: RSVP to Hannah (hmccurrin@casadenton.org)

 

Denton Poiema Foundation

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Denton Poiema Foundation educates the public and raises awareness to prevent sexual abuse and sex trafficking. Join them in raising awareness by handing out posters of missing girls who are vulnerable to human traffickers.

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: 10am-1pm
Place: Zera Coffee Company—420 E. McKinney, Denton, TX 76209

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Denton County

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Denton County is looking for volunteers for their mentor2.0 program, a technology-enriched one-to-one youth mentoring program with high school students.

Mentor/Mentee matches get to know each other through a combination of weekly messages (via a secure web-based platform) and monthly group events at the school.

Date: 2 Year Commitment
Time: Flexible
Place: Denton, TX

 

Habitat for Humanity

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Every Saturday, Habitat for Humanity needs helps building a home! They are also in need of volunteers to serve in their donation center. Email hope.bogel@gmail.com for more information.

Building Home
Date: Saturday, February 2 & 9
Time: 7:30am and 12:00pm
Place: 1114 Duncan Street, Denton

Donation Center
Date: Tuesday-Saturday
Time: 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm
Place: 1805 Cornell Lane, Denton

 

Health Services of North Texas

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Health Services of North Texas (HSNT) is looking for volunteers to help with light administrative duties, answering phones, event planning, housekeeping, donation drive organizing and more!

Date: Ongoing
Time: Flexible
Place: HSNT Clinics
Contact: Teri Johnson (tjohnson@healthntx.org)

 

Zoie’s Place

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Zoie's Place is recruiting volunteers to assist the young women in their program as they move in or out of one of their transitional homes. You will assist in moving their belongings and cleaning up the room before and after the move.

Date:  Evenings & Weekends
Time: Flexible
Place: Zoie's Place Home—Denton, TX
Contact: Vanessa Rodriguez (vanessa.rodriguez@zoiesplace.org)

 

Grace Like Rain

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Grace Like Rain is looking for a Family Case Manager who has their degree in social work or counseling but doesn't have to be licensed. This volunteer will complete initial consultations and help families establish goals, priorities and a plan, based upon their circumstances. 

Date: Ongoing
Time: Flexible
Place: Denton, TX

 

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