Interested in donating your time to the Texarkana community?
If you are looking for a way to give back to your community, consider volunteering. There are TONS of volunteer opportunities out there, whether it’s serving on boards or committees, or simply donating your time to a great cause.
Several of Greater Texarkana’s non-profit organizations have ongoing volunteer needs that could be a great fit for you.
Check out the links below to review just a sampling of the MANY organizations that offer volunteer opportunities right here in Texarkana. Want to find the right fit? TRY THIS: Volunteer Match
The Alliance serves over 17,000 people in its 22 county service area who are enduring the impact of Alzheimer’s Disease through support services, referrals and the Our Place Day Respite Center.
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. With a network of generous donors, volunteers and employees, they share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. Serving over 362,000 people in both Arkansas and Texas.
Ark-Tex Council of Governments
The primary goal of ATCOG is to improve the quality of life for all citizens of the region on behalf of regional governmental organizations by providing a perspective on information and problem solving and by coordinating funding, resources, programs and services.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures. They nurture children and strengthen communities. Big Brothers Big Sisters opened its Texarkana, Texas location in December of 2012. They collect gently used clothing and household items to improve the lives of children in our community.
The Boys and Girls Club of Texarkana, ran by the Salvation Army, offers quality after school programs to children in our community.
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them values of the Scout Oath and Law. The Akela Wahinapay Lodge 232 is an integral part of the Caddo Area Council. They are dedicated to providing quality aid to our community and our council.
CASA provides a check and balance system to the legal proceedings regarding child abuse, that would't exist without them. Their existence challenges state caseworkers to be more accountable for their actions and decisions regarding children in foster care. CASA is the only volunteer organization invited into the court to provide advocacy for these children.
Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. provides sensitive, confidential assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. They also provide community outreach services, support groups for women and children, emergency shelter and many other service.
Easter Seals East Texas Inc.’s mission is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities, special needs or functional limitations have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
Girls Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas provides the premier leadership program for girls in 79 counties throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Their outcomes-based program model empowers girls to develop life and leadership skills they will use for the rest of their lives.
HFH-Txk is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses then are sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.
Texarkana Animal League exists to provide protection and care for abandoned, abused, neglected and unwanted companion animals. We also promote animal welfare through programs and services that mutually benefit animals and people.
HandsOn Texarkana serves our community in order to identify needs, inspire action through volunteerism, and provide answers.
Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank’s mission is to alleviate hunger in southwest Arkansas and northeast Texas through food distribution and education. Through our network of over 100 agencies in 10 counties, the food bank provides food resources to the hungry in our region. This web site serves to educate about the continuing need, motivate visitors to help, and offer help to those in need.
Hospice of Texarkana, Inc. significantly enhances the end of life experience by ensuring access to quality hospice care and sets the standards and expectations of our community for the delivery of consistent, effective, and compassionate care.
HUGS is on a mission to practice love, be genorous, and serve Jesus by Providing Hats, Underwear, Gloves and Socks to homeless and struggling friends. It's pretty simple: find men, women and children who are currently in shelters, homeless camps, or the street, and give them hats, underwear, gloves and socks.
The Junior League of Texarkana, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Leadership Texarkana cultivates, connects, and engages leaders by working together for community excellence, pride, and progress. Leadership Texarkana is invested in educating leaders of our community, identifying and celebrating models of exemplary community leadership, and engaging the greater Texarkana community in leadership for Working Together for Excellence.
TLC strives to be the area's preeminent provider of literacy education programs for adults with the goal of making measurable improvements in their lives and communities. They strive to serve as a model for other literacy organizations by achieving excellence in all programs; supporting the volunteers who make the programs possible; maintaining professional standards for their work; and operating in a financially sustainable manner.
Main Street Texarkana is a revitalized organization dedicated to continually improving our Twin City's Quality of Life. They are family-oriented, pro-business, and ever evolving to meet the wants and needs of our citizens. Main Street TXK is passionate in efforts to save the Downtown "heart" of out cities and invites everyone who believes "something should be done about Downtown" to be part of the endeavors.
The mission of Opportunities, Inc. is to provide developmental and support services which assist individuals in attaining a full life in the community.
The Partnership is an all-volunteer organization working to build a safe walking, running, bicycling trail system in the Texarkana area. The Pathway is designed to be attractive to all age groups and increase the quality of life for citizens in the Texarkana Area.
Texarkana Arkansas Police Department's program P.R.I.D.E Academy's reduces at-risk behaviors by promoting healthy lifestyles, educational achievement, and financial stability in youth by providing a positive influence in their lives before reaching adulthood. The P.R.I.D.E. (Personal Responsibility In Daily Effort) Academy was established as a method to deter early infractions and negative behaviors and promote positive life choices among young children in the Texarkana, Arkansas community.
The Randy Sams' Outreach Shelter serves to eradicate the cycle of homelessness. The RSOS services individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness such as men, women, the hungry, the low-income, veterans, and those who are unemployed and underemployed.
Runnin' WJ Ranch, a Christian non-profit organization, opened its doors for therapeutic riding classes in September of 2001. The core of the operation is its over 400 volunteers. Runnin' WJ Ranch focuses on teaching riding skills to participants as young as four years of age with physical, cognitive and/or emotional disabilities.
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. In the end to do the most good.
It is the mission of the Southwest Arkansas Counseling and Mental Health Center, Inc. to prevent, treat and cure mental illnesses and related disorders regardless of an individual's ability to pay.
The Texarkana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. Komen helps fund grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically under-served women.
The Texarkana Animal League exists to provide protection and care for abandoned, abused, neglected and unwanted companion animals. They also promote animal welfare through programs and services that mutually benefit animals and people.
Texarkana Resources provides training and support that will enable persons with disabilities to reach their highest potential in the community .
The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council is a people-building and community-building organization that uses a leadership organization of arts and ideas that works to create an energized, creative, connected community.
United Way of Greater Texarkana is dedicated to improving lives in the Greater Texarkana area. To accomplish this mission, they focus our efforts on three distinct areas: Education, Income and Health through collaborate with area non-profits, local government and schools to effect positive change in our community.
The mission of Watersprings Ranch is to restore abused, neglected, or abandoned children their right to a childhood while providing the maximum care, counseling and housing possible to meet the needs of children who have been subjected to dysfunctional or difficult environments.
If you have any questions or would like to have an organization added to the list, please contact the Philanthropic and Community Development Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org