Round Rock Edition | December 2021

V O L U N T E E R G U I D E GUIDE

Help out your community in a number of ways throughout the year by volunteering with local nonprot groups in Round Rock, Pugerville and Hutto. Volunteer opportunities included in this guide range from helping animals to improving the environment. This list is noncomprehensive. VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

Orientation Application

Under age 18 allowed Background check

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basketball and volleyball. Sample activities: Volunteers provide a vari- ety of assistance in activities and programs for building stronger families and communities, including coaching youth sports programs. 200 Alliance Blvd., Hutto 5128462360 www.ymcagwc.org/locations/hutto 1 1 1 * 1 ** *Volunteer coaches only **With the presence of a parent or guardian 6 LIFESTEPS The organization works to improve commu- nity health and safety by creating programs aimed at preventing substance use disorders as well as oering education and intervention to support long-term recovery. Sample activities: Volunteers provide assis- tance with clerical duties and at community events. 2021 N. Mays St., Ste. 500, Round Rock 5122469880 www.lifestepscouncil.org 1 1 1 1 * *In some cases with parent supervision 7 PFLUGERVILLE EDUCATION FOUNDATION Independent from Pugerville ISD, the foun- dation provides funding and district grants and facilitates educational initiatives to meet the needs of the school district’s academic plans and programs. Sample activities: Volunteers can sign up to help with the foundation’s annual gala or donate through a number of avenues. P.O. Box 773, Pugerville 5125940375 www.thepfoundation.org 1 1 1 * *Depending on the event 8 STARRY The nonprot oers shelter, foster care and family counseling to abused and neglected children. Sample activities: Volunteers participate in providing meals and child care programs following training. Respite care and foster parents are also needed. 1300 N. Mays St., Round Rock 5123888290 www.starry.org 1 1 1 1 * *For some events with parent supervision 9 TEXAS BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOME The home oers temporary housing and resources for unaccompanied children and single-parent families as they work toward

1 BACKPACK FRIENDS The nonprot provides low-cost, nutrition- ally dense foods for children on free and reduced-price meal programs so they have access to food on the weekends. Sample activities: Volunteers help stock, count, sort and prep food bags and bins as well as driving food deliveries to their respec- tive locations. 3217 Hawks Swoop Trail, Pugerville 5129653052 www.backpackfriends.com 1 1 2 CHILDREN AT HEART MINISTRIES The organization specializes in providing support and resources for ministries that care for children and families in crisis. Sample activities: Volunteer opportunities include providing meals, maintenance and 5122464244 www.cahm.org 1 1 3 FOOTPRINTS CHILDREN’S GRIEF MINISTRIES The program assists children ages 618 and their families who are experiencing loss due to death or divorce. Sample activities: Volunteers are needed for an upcoming after-school program that will begin in early 2022. 402A W. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 335, Round Rock 5127055194 www.fpcgm.org 1 1 1 1 4 HOPE ALLIANCE assisting with special events. 1301 N. Mays St., Round Rock The nonprot provides a range of services and counseling for victims of family and sexual violence. Sample activities: Volunteers answer crisis calls and assist with the organization’s programs. 1011 Gattis School Road, Ste. 110, Round Rock 5122551212 www.hopealliancetx.org 1 1 1 1 * *only if accompanied by parents and only at their oces 5 HUTTO FAMILY YMCA The organization oers a tness center, child watch center and children’s gym, an indoor aquatics center, and a full-size gymnasium for

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