Volunteer



We can’t do our work without you.

Our 2,000 volunteers from all walks of life breathe life into our mission every day by sharing their invaluable time, energy, skills and passion with our residents and neighbors.

At Foundation Communities, there’s a volunteer opportunity for everyone.

Our volunteers help us make a BIG impact in so many different ways. Click here to learn more.



Foundation Communities Housing + Serving

Home

Welcome new residents home and help us build community.

Welcome Home Baskets

Provide our new residents who are moving out of homelessness with basic household items like linens, plates and towels.

We are seeking individual or group sponsors who can commit to purchasing, assembling and delivering baskets as needed over a 6 month to 1 year time period.

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Supper Clubs

Build community by serving warm, nutritious family-style meals and offering fellowship time for our residents.

We ask volunteer groups to commit to a minimum of 4-6 meals at the same property throughout a year. Volunteers must purchase all supplies needed.

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Foundation Communities Housing + Serving

Education

Make a difference in the life of a child or an adult returning to the classroom.

After-School and Summer Learning Programs

Help our kids dream big and succeed in school by assisting them with their homework or leading fun enrichment activities.

All new volunteers are required to complete a volunteer orientation.

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English as a Second Language Classes

Serve as a teaching assistant for adults who want to communicate more effectively with their children’s teachers, expand their employment opportunities, and navigate daily life with more ease.

All new volunteers are required to complete a volunteer orientation.

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Foundation Communities Housing + Serving

Financial Stability

Help families build a better financial future and achieve their dreams.

Community Tax Centers

Provide free tax preparation and secure full refunds for hard working low-income families so they can put more food on the table, pay outstanding bills, and save for the future. Volunteer trainings are held in December and January.

You don’t have to have a background in accounting. We need tax preparers, as well as client liaisons and translators. We’ll cover everything you need to know!

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Scholarship Mentoring

Help first-generation college students get closer to their dreams by accessing and applying for scholarship opportunities.

All new volunteers are required to complete a volunteer orientation.

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Financial Coaching

Empower our residents and neighbors with the financial tools they need to manage a tight budget, reduce their debt, and improve their credit scores.

All new volunteers are required to complete a volunteer orientation.

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Money Management

Help us teach an in-depth class series on credit, debt reduction, and savings that puts families on a path to financial stability.

This opportunity is only available to our seasoned Financial Coaches.

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Health

Give your neighbors peace of mind with access to affordable health insurance.

Health Insurance Enrollment
(Insure Central Texas)

Help families and individuals enroll in affordable health insurance and find peace of mind for the future.

All new volunteers are required to complete a volunteer orientation and training. We are currently recruiting volunteers for Insure Central Texas!

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Our Volunteer Superstars

GinnyThompson

Ginny Thompson

Learning Center Volunteer

Ginny Thompson

Learning Center Volunteer

“Giving away a piece of yourself to these kids makes you more aware of who you are in this world and how much your presence matters. Officially, we are ‘Homework Helpers.’  But unofficially, we are a friend, a confidant, an encourager, a co-conspirator in dream building.”

callierichmond

Callie Richmond

Supper Club Volunteer

Callie Richmond

Supper Club Volunteer

“Sharing a meal with the wonderful people at Spring Terrace is a highlight on my calendar.  I’m always looking forward to catching-up with resident pals. Community, sometimes out of unexpected places, can be uplifting, powerful, and generate waves of awesomeness.”

lisaduchon

Lisa Duchon

Insure Central Texas Volunteer

Lisa Duchon

Insure Central Texas Volunteer

“I could not be more impressed with the expertise, professionalism and friendliness of the Insure Central Texas staff and volunteers I’ve met, nor could I be more satisfied with my first volunteer experience since retiring last summer!”

montejob

Monte Job

Financial Coach & Tax Prep Volunteer

Monte Job

Financial Coach & Tax Prep Volunteer

“I enjoy being able to sit down with others to help them find a better path in life. It not only helps them, but it helps me as well.”


See Our Volunteers in Action


Questions about volunteering?

Contact Jackie Blair, Director of Volunteer Programs

Email: Jackie.Blair@foundcom.org

Phone: 512-610-7377