Welcome

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.

About Us

About VolunteerTX

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

Governor’s Volunteer Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 40th annual Governor’s Awards (GVA)! GVA shines a spotlight on inspiring stories of service and offers statewide recognition of the diverse ways that Texans are giving back with their time and talents. This annual volunteer recognition program, administered by OneStar, honors Texans and Texas organizations that make significant contributions to their communities. Award recipients were honored in April during Volunteer Month at the Texas Governor’s Mansion.

Learn More about the 40th Annual GVA Winners and their stories here...

Park and Recreation Month

Park and Recreation Month

Texas State Parks is turning 101 this year! Since 1923, Texas State Parks has been dedicated to protecting the best parts of Texas’ vast natural and cultural beauty, including 89 parks and historic sites covering nearly 600,000 acres. In honor of Park and Recreation Month, help support and champion the vital role our state parks play in bringing people together, providing essential services to the community, and enhancing quality of life. Find ways to serve and support a local park at VolunteerTX.org or visit https://tpwd.texas.gov/volunteer/

Find ways to serve and support a local park

Mandela Day

Mandela Day

Join the global movement on Mandela Day, an extraordinary day of volunteerism and unity! Embrace the legacy of Nelson Mandela, an iconic leader who dedicated his life to justice, equality, and peace. On July 20, celebrate and honor his legacy by volunteering your time, skills, or resources to uplift others, foster change, and build a brighter future for all. Join hands, make a difference, and let the power of compassion and volunteerism transform the world on Mandela Day!

Learn more here

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