HandsOn Texarkana, The New Volunteer Center, offers volunteer opportunities in the community and refers prospective volunteers to appropriate agencies and volunteer groups. Potential volunteers should contact Kathey Graves at 903-798-3211. For a complete listing of volunteer opportunities, go to HandsOnTexarkana.org.
Caddo Area Council of Boy Scouts of America needs youth workers for the Texarkana area. Call Emily Eudy at 903-793-2179.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a non-profit organization, is in need of volunteers to help the abused and neglected children in an 8 county area in Texas and Arkansas. CASA volunteers speak up for a child in court, they are the voice that makes a difference in a child's life. Volunteers get to know the children and everyone who is involved with the child. Information sessions are at the office at 1201 Main, Texarkana, Tx. the first Tuesday and second Thursday of each month at 9:30 am and 5:30 pm. Our number is (903) 792 1030 or go to our website at casatexarkana.org. Speak up for a child.
CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System Auxiliary needs volunteers ages 18 and up. For more information, visit christusstmichael.org/volunteering or call 903-614-1000.
Church of Truth of Texarkana outreach program needs a volunteer to work with clothing in the thrift shop and serve food to the homeless and working poor on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Susan T. Moore at 870-774-2819.
CIMA Hospice of Texarkana is looking for volunteers. For more information, contact Shelley Steger at 903-794-2462.
Circle of Friends, Arkansas Children's Hospital, needs volunteers to donate their time, talents and energy in the Texarkana area to make children better today and healthier tomorrow. Until no child needs us, we need you! For opportunities, contact Karlton at 903-701-6464.
Cornerstone Retirement Community at 4100 Moores Lane needs volunteers. Call 903-832-5515.
Darnell Brown Community Development Center needs volunteer painters, wallpaper hangers, carpenters and carpet layers for restoration and renovation of the From Bondage to Freedom Recovery Chem-Free House. Call Darlena Brown at 903-244-0036 or [email protected]
Discovery Place Interactive Museum needs volunteers 14 and older to help with Saturday Boredom Buster Activities from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will be trained and then will provide assistance as the activities are presented to the public. Contact [email protected]; call 903-793-4831 or sign up at TexarkanaMuseums.org/volunteer.
Domestic Violence Prevention Inc. needs caring and empathetic individuals to work the hotline and at the Battered Women's Shelter, administrative office, Resale Shop and outreach offices. Two volunteers are also needed to provide childcare during group meetings 5:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. every other Tuesday at the shelter.; and one to two volunteers to serve as a check-in workers for the Tuesday night group meeting 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the main office. Call Marla Bush at 903-794-4000 or email at [email protected]
Family Matters (formerly Kid Exchange) needs volunteers to help monitor court-ordered supervised visits. Training will be provided. Call Jen Mugno at 903-793-7988.