The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Various school campusesOffice: 2311 Canal St. Suite 200Houston, TX77003
This volunteer opportunity entails assisting our garden instructors that service approximately 22 HISD and SBISD elementary schools which offer after school gardening programs. This volunteer could be a regular assistant that helps with the gardening instructor's hands-on gardening classes that include activities involving science, math, and other core subjects, as well as planting, growing, and harvesting of seasonal vegetables and fruit. It could be as a volunteer that specifically helps with cooking activities or garden maintenance. (approx. 2.5 hrs each class). Afterschool hours are usually between the range of 3-5pm or 4-6pm.