October Volunteer Opportunities

Here are a few volunteer opportunities happening in October.

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!

Health Services of North Texas


Are you the next Star Baker of The Great British Baking Show? You can help Health Services of North Texas (HSNT) bake pies and desserts for an upcoming fundraiser! You will also coordinate other volunteers to help bake delicious goodies that benefit HSNT.

Date: Various through October
Time: Flexible
Place: Meet with Teri, then independent
Contact: Teri Johnson, (tjohnson@healthntx.org)


Life Works Community


Life Works Community helps people with intellectual disabilities. They are looking for client advocate assistants to help with field trips such as park outings, picnics, gardening, group art projects, etc.

You will be an extra set of eyes and ears to allow larger numbers of clients to participate in activities on and off-campus.

Date: Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (or earliest convenience)
Place: Life Works Community—1804 Cornell Lane Denton, TX 76201
Contact: Samantha Austin, (surfjaws77@gmail.com)


Riding Unlimited


Riding Unlimited is a therapeutic riding center that helps individuals with physical, educational, intellectual and emotional disabilities through horsemanship.

They are looking for volunteers to help them set up and tear down their Barn Dance classes on Saturdays.

Date/Time: October 11, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | October 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm | October 13, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Place: Riding Unlimited—9168 T.N. Skiles Rd, Ponder, TX 76259
Contact: Lauren Lessenger, (volunteer@ridingunlimited.org)


Explorium Denton Children's Museum


Do you love helping kids and families? Explorium Denton Children's Museum is looking for volunteers throughout the week to interact with families, tidy up, and reset the exhibits. Help with kids and families in the community while facilitating fun and active learning.

Date: Wednesday - Saturday
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, 1-2 hours
Place: Explorium—5800, I-35 #214, Denton, TX 76207
Contact: Anyah Martinez, (anyah@exploriumdenton.org)


Poiema Foundation


Denton Poiema Foundation educates the public and raises awareness to prevent sexual abuse and sex trafficking.

Become a volunteer and help raise awareness by handing out posters of missing girls who are vulnerable to human traffickers.

Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Place: Zera Coffee Company—420 E. McKinney, Denton, TX 76209
Contact: Amanda, (amanda@poiemafoundation.org)


Health Services of North Texas

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Do you secretly wish everyone's house looked like Chip and Joanna Gaines'? Do you love painting rooms and making them look beautiful?

Health Services of North Texas needs your help painting their brand new health center!

Date: Friday, October 18
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Place: Serve Denton Center—306 N Loop 288 Denton, TX Suite 200
Contact: Teri Johnson, (tjohnson@healthntx.org)


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