September Volunteer Opportunities

Here are a few volunteer opportunities happening in September.

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!


Life Works Community

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

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

Volunteers assist PATH certified instructors by acting as horse handlers and side walkers that support riders in their classes.

Date: Ongoing
Time: This can be done in your free time!
Place: Riding Unlimited—9168 T.N. Skiles Rd, Ponder, TX 76259
Contact: Lauren Lessenger, (volunteer@ridingunlimited.org)

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters' pairs one volunteer with one child in a mentoring program. Each relationship is supported to ensure enduring, positive and meaningful relationships that have a lasting effect on the lives of the children.

Date: Dependent upon program
Time: Dependent upon program
Place: Denton County
Contact: Cassy Rodriguez, (crodriguez@bbbstx.org)

 

Explorium Denton Children's Museum

Explorium Children's Museum Serve Denton

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

Poiema Foundation Serve Denton

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, September 7
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Place: Zera Coffee Company—420 E. McKinney, Denton, TX 76209
Contact: Amanda, (amanda@poiemafoundation.org)

 

MHMR Denton County

MHMR Denton County

MHMR Denton County is hosting its 7th Annual Loss Team Race for Hope, an event in honor of Suicide Prevention Month. All proceeds benefit the Denton County LOSS Team who serves families dealing with a recent loss from suicide.

Sign up for the race today as an individual or 4-person team!

Date: Saturday, September 7
Time: 7:00 - 11:00 am
Place: Southlakes Park—556 Hobson Ln, Denton, TX 76205
Contact: Phyllis, (phyllis@dentonmhmr.org)

 

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