Welcome to VolunteerTX, the official State of Texas volunteering network connecting you with opportunities to serve across the Lone Star State. Select your area of interest and location to explore ways that you can make an impact in your community.
VolunteerTX, brought to you by OneStar Foundation, is a digital hub for volunteerism as big as the state of Texas! We pull volunteer opportunities from local volunteer connector organizations, Idealist.Org, AARP, Feeding America, Points of Light, and more, to provide the most comprehensive database of volunteer opportunities in the state, and to connect you to projects and organizations that inspire you to serve.
Governor’s Volunteer Awards
Congratulations to the recipients of the 39th annual Governor’s Awards (GVA)! GVA shines a spotlight on inspiring stories of service and the diverse ways that Texans are giving back with their time and talents. Administered by OneStar, GVA honors individuals, groups, and Texas organizations that make significant contributions to their communities. Award recipients were honored during National Volunteer Week at the Texas Governor’s Mansion.
Learn More about the 39th Annual GVA Winners and their stories here…
Join Hands Day
May 6th is Join Hands Day! Each year, on the first Saturday of May, people of all ages across the country come together to engage in acts of service so that younger and older generations unite to make a positive impact on their community. Celebrate the day by volunteering with a local nonprofit and participating in multigenerational connectivity!
Check out VolunteerTX to connect to a cause in your community!
Mental Health Month
This #MentalHealthMonth, Mental Health America invites you to #LookAroundLookWithin to learn about how your surroundings can impact mental health. Research indicates that volunteerism has a significant impact on our mental and physical health. Volunteering can mitigate stress, combat depression, lower blood pressure and improve mental health overall. Take action this month to help spread the word and champion the cause of mental health in honor of Mental Health Month.