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About the Service Calendar

Service opportunities posted on this calendar are limited to short-term volunteer opportunities such as Fair on the Square and Airing of the Quilts.

If you are interested in long-term community service with a community agency, please visit the Community Agency Listing on this website. 

Interested in posting a service opportunity, send an email to cls@shsu.edu with a detailed description and contact information at least 2 weeks before the event.

August

Date
Event
Contact Name
Contact Info

Sat - 23

Kids, Tweens, & Teens Clothing Swap

NewLife Alliance

Huntsville, TX

Kimberly Moore

 

kmoore@newlife-alliance.org

NewLife Alliance

(936) 295-3566

 

Kids, Tweens, & Teens Clothing Swap is an opportunity for residents of the Villages of Huntsville to get ready for the back-to-school season by trading unwanted clothing items with other residents.  Volunteers are needed to collect clothes from residents, sort the items on tables based on gender/size, and to entertain families and children who are waiting before the swap begins.  Volunteers could also help serve food to those attending the swap.

 

September

Date
Event
Contact Name
Contact Info

Thu - 11

9/11 Day of Service Project: Bearkats Remember

Center for Leadership & Service

Huntsville, TX

Sarah Hagler

 

sarah.hagler@shsu.edu

Center for Leadership & Service

(936) 294-1976

 

Fri - 26

PJammin' Party

NewLife Alliance

Huntsville, TX

Kimberley Moore

kmoore@newlife-alliance.org

NewLife Alliance

(936) 295-3566

9/11 Day of Service: Bearkats Remember is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to show their support for active military personnel by writing letters of support and encouragement.  The project will be located in the LSC Atrium from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

PJammin' Party is an event to raise awareness and funds for children with cancer. All money will go to the American Childhood Cancer ORganization. Volunteers are needed to help with food, games, crafts, and clean up. Volunteers are also encouraged to wear their pajamas!

 

October

Date
Event
Contact Name
Contact Info

Tue - 07

National Night Out

NewLife Alliance

Huntsville, TX

Kimberley Moore

 

kmoore@newlife-alliance.org

NewLife Alliance

(936) 295-3566

 

Sun - 19

St. Thomas Catholic Church Annual Bazaar

St. Thomas Catholic Church

Huntsville, TX

Clair Collins

Clair_Collins@shsu.edu

St. Thomas Catholic Church

(936) 294-2224

Sat - 25

Halloween Carnival

NewLife Alliance

Huntsville, TX

Kimberley Moore

kmoore@newlife-alliance.org

NewLife Alliance

(936) 295-3566

National Night Out is on October 7th at The Villages of Huntsville (145 Essex Blvd) from 6-8 PM. There will be a carnival theme, and volunteers are needed to serve food such as corn dogs, popcorn, and cotton candy.  Volunteers are also needed to run booths like ring toss, balloon pop, water balloon toss, and other games. NewLife is also looking for volunteers who can paint faces, make balloon animals, or who could bring some other carnival-type talent to the event.

St. Thomas Catholic Church Annual Bazaar is on October 19th at St. Thomas Catholic Church Volunteers will be primarily helping with children's games, so bring your enthusiasm and fun! SHSU student volunteers for this event should wear an SHSU shirt of some kind.  Click here to sign-up for this volunteer opportunity.

Halloween Carnival Volunteers are needed to help with set up, the event, and clean.  We will have fun games for the kids, a costume parade, and food. Two people are needed at each activity.  Someone is also needed to dress as a fortune teller ane predict a positive future for everyone.

 

November

Date
Event
Contact Name
Contact Info

Sat - 01

9th Annual Out of Darkness Community Walk

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The Woodlands, TX

WyKisha McKinney

 

afsphoustonwalk@gmail.com

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

(713) 894-2694

 

Thu - 24 & 25

Turkey Camp

NewLife Alliance

Huntsville, TX

Kimberley Moore

kmoore@newlife-alliance.org

NewLife Alliance

(936) 295-3566

Out of the Darkness Community Walk   is an annual event held in the Woodlands that raises money to support education, outreach, awareness, advocacy about suicide prevention. Volunteers are needed for event set up, registration, distributing water and snacks, and other special tasks as needed. Click here for more detailed information about the event and to see a full list of volunteer areas and tasks to choose which one you are interested in.

Turkey Camp is an event held during the week Huntsville ISD is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Children will be given the opportunity to do crafts, read Thanksgiving stories, and share what they are thankful for.  Volunteers are needed to facilitate activities.

 


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