Service Opportunities

YES Prep, Gulfton:

Come and serve in the ACE Afterschool Program sponsored by YES Prep Schools Students are needed to provide homework support and tutoring services for middle school students. Come and serve as a mentor to a middle school student that could use your friendship. (Background checks are required)

Hours to serve:  Monday –Thursday from 3:30-5:30

Address: 6565 De Moss Dr, Houston, TX 77074 which is 1.5 miles from HBU.

 

The Forge:

If you are interested in working one-on-one with an elementary or middle school student, we have an opportunity for you to meet an important need of our after-school program! The FORGE is looking for Christ-followers to commit to coming in to the FORGE once or twice weekly on Monday-Friday afternoons from 4-6pm to work with a student on his/her reading & math skills. (Background checks are required)

 

Ways to serve at The Forge:

Teach specialty classes:

  • Teach a weekly class in your specialty (dance, karate, music, art, etc.). Age group ranging from K to 8th grade. (must be approved by Education Director)
  • Host a weekly math or reading workshop
  • Come read stories or plan an activity to do with students

Monday-Friday, 3:30-6:30

Sports Programs participation:

  • Adult Open Gym (Monday, Wednesday,& Thursday 8:30am-11:00am)
  • Basketball Coaches (Monday-Thursday & Saturday)

Assistance with Adult Programs:

We are looking for a servant-minded, organized, multitasking volunteer to help with preparation, reminders, and recruitment for the following adult classes:

Celebrate Recovery: Helping women break addictive behavior patterns

Revolution Parenting Class

The Covenant: Helping people achieve career goals

 

Address: 3435 Dixie Dr, Houston, TX 77021 which is 13 miles from HBU

 

Refugee Services of Texas:

Refugee Services of Texas is a social service agency dedicated to resettling and providing services to refugees and other displaced persons fleeing persecution based on race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, and/or political opinion. With the ultimate goal of helping individuals integrate and thrive in their new community, RST provides services to refugees, unaccompanied minors, survivors of human trafficking, and other displaced, vulnerable populations from over thirty different countries of origin. (Background checks are required)

Hours to serve: Based on your schedule.  Student organizations are encouraged to participate.

Address: 6065 Hillcroft St #513, Houston, TX 77081 which is 2.3 miles from HBU

 

First & Goal, Inc./Las Americas School (Must be able to speak Spanish):

One of the greatest resources that you can give to a child is your time.  First and Goal, Inc. understands and appreciates the importance of one on one time for youth.  Children look first to model themselves after positive role models before they display deviant behavior.  It is the goal of First and Goal, Inc. to provide constant, consistent role models and mentors for our programs.  Volunteering just a few hours a week of your time can be the catalyst to begin a change in a young life. This opportunity is for Spanish speaking students.

Hours to serve:  Thursdays, 3:45-5:00 pm

Address: 6501 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77074 which is 1.5 miles from HBU

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