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Individual Opportunities

Weekly Neighborhood Volunteers

As a neighborhood volunteer, you will assist the Casa de Esperanza staff with daily child care and participate in activities such as reading, art projects, outdoor play, holding and feeding infants, meal preparation, and light household chores. You will be asked to make a 6-month commitment to volunteer once a week for 3 hours at a specified time. 

Volunteer opportunities are available 7 days a week - morning, afternoon, and/or evening. 


Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma 
  • Speak and understand English
  • 6-month commitment to volunteer once a week
  • Complete volunteer application with references
  • Attend volunteer training
  • Pass both fingerprint test and a background check
  • Negative TB test within the past 30 days
Submit Online Weekly Volunteer Application

If you would prefer to submit the volunteer application in a hard copy, please print and submit the completed application to:

 

Lauren Tobin
P.O. Box 66581
Houston, TX 77266-6581

If you aren't able to commit as a Weekly Neighborhood Volunteer, please consider these
other ways of helping! 


Professional Services

Individuals volunteering in their professional capacity provide essential services in the areas of medical care, finance, and information technology.


Support Services

Volunteers with clerical or computer skills assist administrative staff with data entry, filing, photocopying, mailing, and clerical work.


Special Events

Casa de Esperanza's major fundraising events are held annually in the Spring. Volunteers assist with planning, invitations, registration, decorations, entertainment, live and silent auctions, set-up and clean-up.
 

Some other ideas: Provide meals for neighborhood homes, host a drive to collect basic need supplies, etc.

***Persons interested in arranging third-party fundraisers must contact Casa de Esperanza prior to scheduling an event or using Casa de Esperanza's name in any publicity!


For more information:
Call: (713) 529-0639 -or- contact our Volunteer Department on our Contact Us Page