Student Hero Volunteers - Serve, Learn, Enjoy!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


535 Portwall St.Houston, TX 77029
Food Bank of the Year
Thank you, partner agencies, donors, volunteers and friends for your support that made this award possible for the Houston Food Bank!


Want to make a significant difference in our community and have a blast doing it? Join the Houston Food Bank Student Heroes Program for high school students and help lead the fight against hunger! Student Hero volunteers gain training and experience while taking a leadership role in volunteer-based projects. During three sessions throughout the year: Spring (January-May), Summer (June-August) and Fall (September-December) Student Heroes will learn how to accomplish the following:

  • Train and oversee volunteers in various projects at the Houston Food Bank ensuring that volunteers have a meaningful experience.
  • Coordinate and market a Food/School Supply Drive to help those in need in our community
  • Attend leadership and professional development workshops to develop skills
  • Understand hunger as a Southeast Texas issue and learn to measure the impact of their work. All volunteer projects have an impact measurement tied to the issues of hunger.

Find out more about our Student Hero program online at or contact Angie Wells


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible
  • For High School students 16-18 years only

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