Make this summer special by giving back to your community. Harris County Precinct 4 offers volunteer opportunities at seven unique locations. Whether you want to beat the heat indoors or spend your time in nature, we have an opportunity for you.
Jim & JoAnn Fonteno Senior Education Center
6600 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77074
The center needs volunteers to teach technology classes like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and basic computer skills. Fonteno staff provides in-person training for volunteers who want to help teach computer classes or develop a new course. Inquire in person at the center for more details.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/bayland.
Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center
16600 Pine Forest Lane, Houston, TX 77084
The center needs volunteers for cooking classes, watercolor classes, ESL classes, and computer classes. Volunteers at Glazier can expect to work with seniors 55 and older in a comfortable, organized, and flexible environment. Interested parties should visit the center and fill out a volunteer form.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/glazier.
Tracy Gee Community Center
3599 Westcenter Drive, Houston, TX 77042
Tracy Gee volunteers teach exercise classes, bridge lessons, language classes, and more. Contact the center to host a free seminar, class, game, exercise, or art workshop. Volunteers must fill out a form.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/gee.
Steve Radack Community Center
18650 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084
Radack Center volunteers support bus trips and teach yoga, Spanish, sewing classes, children’s summer classes, and more. The center needs volunteers to teach watercolor and oil painting classes and crafts. Call us for more information.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/radack.
Hockley Community Center
28515 Old Washington Rd, Hockley, TX 77447
Join us to teach a class, lead bus trips, or help in the kitchen. Kitchen Angels heat dishes, pour tea, and provide food service during games and luncheons. Visit the center to fill out a volunteer form.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/hockley.
Kleb Woods Nature Preserve
20303 Draper Rd, Tomball, TX 77377
Kleb Woods offers volunteer opportunities ranging from gardening and trail maintenance to leading school field trips and building displays. Check out the options below:
- Help us clear yaupon, privet, Chinese tallow, and other invasive species along the trails. Volunteers meet Mondays from 8 a.m. to noon between December and mid-March.
- Join us for various outdoor opportunities around the nature center and along the trails on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers care for the butterfly and hummingbird gardens, tend the vegetable garden, grow and transplant trees and shrubs, feed the birds, maintain trails and trail signs, repair boardwalks, spread mulch, remove invasive plants, clean the water features, and more.
- Do you love festivals? We need 60 – 75 volunteers at the annual Hummingbird Festival in September and a few volunteers at the Diggin’ Old Stuff Festival on the first Saturday in November.
- Are you a Jack or Jill of all trades? Help hang pictures and build displays in the nature center. Volunteers also host work parties, assist with school field trips, and facilitate service projects for Scouts, master naturalists, church groups, gardening clubs, and other groups.
Those interested in volunteering may contact Kleb Woods Preserve. Equipment provided.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/parks/kleb.
Richard and Meg Weekley Community Center
8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress, TX 77433
Do you love coming up with arts and crafts ideas or going on trips? The Weekley Center needs volunteer instructors to lead classes and help with bus trips. Those interested in teaching must complete a form.
For more information, visit hcp4.net/weekley.