VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Children

Getting Ahead Program Childcare Volunteer

What: In order for adults to really engage in our Getting Ahead class we provide childcare. We need individuals to help love on our kiddos while the parents are in class!

When: Thursdays 5:30-9:00pm

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Candis Jones: Candis@galvestonurbanministries.org


Children's Program Volunteer

What: Do you have a heart for children? Don't mind getting a little messy? Then come hang with our kindergarten through 4th-grade students as we help them with homework, engage them in fun bible lessons, and play great games! 

When: Monday-Thursday 3:00-5:30pm

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Candis Jones: Candis@galvestonurbanministries.org


Children's Program Van Driver (age 21 and up)

What: We are in need of individuals to assist us with picking up our kids from school before program and take them home after program!

When: Monday-Thursday 2:45-3:30pm and/or 5:00-5:45pm

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Candis Jones: Candis@galvestonurbanministries.org


Saturday Kid's Club

What: Love hanging out with kids but don't have time during the week? Then meet us on Saturday as we play with neighborhood kids of all ages and teach them about Jesus

When: Saturday 9:30am-12:00pm

Where: Wright Cuney Rec Center 718 41st St, Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Candis Jones: Candis@galvestonurbanministries.org



 

Youth

High School Youth Program Volunteer

What: Enjoy hanging out with high school students? Come join us as we play games, learn about Jesus and eat great food!

When: Mondays 6:30-8:30pm

Where: 5101 Ave. N 1/2 Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Brandon Williams: youth@galvestonurbanministries.org


Junior High Youth Program Volunteer

What: Junior High students more your speed? Come hang out with us as we teach our 5th through 8th grade students critical thinking skills, do community service projects and just have a lot of fun!

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4:15-6:30pm

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Brandon Williams: youth@galvestonurbanministries.org


One-On-One Tutors

What: We're looking for academically savvy people to go into the school to tutor both our junior high and high school students in the areas of math, writing, reading, and science!  

When: Between the hours of 8am-4pm

Where: Varies

Contact: Brandon Williams: youth@galvestonurbanministries.org


 

Adults

Adult Program Volunteer

What: Do you get excited about helping people create sustainable lives? We're looking for individuals to come and help our adult job readiness class with basic computer skills, job readiness, data entry, and mock interviews!

When: Tuesday-Thursday 9:30-11:30am

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact Lewis Toussant: Lewis@galvestonurbanministries.org


 

Meals

Getting Ahead Program Meal Provider

What: We need people to provide a meal for our Getting Ahead Program on Thursday nights!

When: Meal needs to be dropped off on Thursday before program starts at 5:30pm

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Sign up: https://mealtrain.com/qvl6rl

Contact: Candis Jones: Candis@galvestonurbanministries.org


Children's Program Snack Provider

What: We're looking for volunteers to provide an easy, healthy snack for our kids! 

When: Monday-Thursday before 3:30pm

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Candis Jones: Candis@galvestonurbanministries.org

 


 

Construction

Home Improvement Volunteer

What:  Are you handy with a hammer?  We are looking for talented people to help us renovate properties in the North Broadway neighborhood!

When: Flexible

Where: Varies

Contact: Ben Fontenot: Ben@galvestonurbanministries.org


 

Garden

Garden Crew

What: Do you love working with your hands, making things grow? GUM has its own community garden and we’re always looking for green thumbs that don’t mind getting dirty! 

When: Flexible

Where: 3818 Ball Galveston, Texas 77550

Contact: Ben Fontenot: Ben@galvestonurbanministries.org