Check out these Georgetown area opportunities to support National Volunteer Week, April 23-29

Annunciation Maternity Home offers assistance to teenagers and women experiencing crisis pregnancy. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring and life skills training for mothers, working at the day care center, providing transportation and administrative support, and helping with special events.

3610 Shell Road, Georgetown. 877-714-2836. www.thematernityhome.org

Assistance League of Georgetown Area is a philanthropic, nonprofit volunteer organization with the mission to help those in need within the community through services such as buying clothes for children, hosting monthly birthday parties at an Alzheimer’s disease unit, assisting with tutoring programs and operating The Assistance League Thrift Shop. The nonprofit awards scholarships to
Georgetown High School seniors, and it just started the Assist a Teacher Program to help set up new teachers’ classrooms. Volunteers must go through a training program and become a member of the organization.

900 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 313, Georgetown. 512-864-2542. www.georgetownarea.assistanceleague.org

Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown offers programs and activities to help children build
character, achieve academic success and maintain healthy lifestyles. Volunteers serve as homework helpers, club buddies or mentors or help with events, work as program facilitators or serve as board members. A volunteer application, orientation and background check must be completed.

1200 W. 17th St., Georgetown. 512-868-3700. www.bgcgeorgetown.org

IMG_4599The Caring Place provides assistance to families in need of food, clothing, emergency transportation and other basic human services. Volunteers have an opportunity to serve as receptionists, cashiers, caseworkers, and staff in the thrift store and more.

2000 Railroad St., Georgetown. 512-943-0702. www.caringplacetx.org

Faith in Action Georgetown assists adults age 65 and older in maintaining their quality of life and independence. Volunteers provide transportation, home repairs and companionship to the elderly.

805 W. University Ave., Ste. 105, Georgetown. 512-868-9544. www.faithinactiongt.org

Friends of the Georgetown Public Library runs the Second-Hand Prose used bookstore in
the Georgetown Public Library. All funds from the bookstore go toward improvement of the library, such as children’s activities and special programs, as well as toward unfunded projects.

402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. www.folgeorgetown.com

Gentiva Hospice serves Williamson and Burnet counties. Volunteers may provide end-of-life
companionship for patients and their families or perform administrative tasks.

2913 Williams Drive, Ste. 320, Georgetown. 512-942-6261. www.gentiva.com

The Georgetown Animal Shelter provides care for homeless animals. Volunteers assist with
direct animal care, dog walking and adoption. Orientation overviews are held every first Saturday at noon and every second Tuesday at 5 p.m.

110 W.L. Walden Drive, Georgetown. 512-930-3592. www.pets.georgetown.org

The Georgetown Project coordinates community resources with the intent of
building a healthier environment for children and youth. Volunteers assist in fundraising and
youth programs. Bridges to Growth, a program under The Georgetown Project that offers a free lending library, uses volunteers to assist with clerical duties and children’s events.

1001 Ash St., Georgetown (The Georgetown Project), 512-943-5198. 805 W. University Ave., Georgetown (Bridges to Growth), 512-864-3008. www.georgetownproject.org

GMAT, or Georgetown Medical Assist Team, is a nonprofit first-responder organization
that is registered with the Texas Department of State Health Services. GMAT serves as a 911 response agency for Williamson County, primarily serving the rural areas outside of Georgetown as well as providing standby services for community events. A monthly meeting is held on the first Thursday of each month; details may be found on the website. GMAT also teaches American Heart Association-certified first aid, CPR and AED classes.

P.O. Box 1112, Georgetown. 512-773-8818. www.gmatems.org

Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County teams build quality houses for local low-income
families. Volunteers assist in construction, office administration and customer service, and they also handle donations and provide customer service at the ReStores thrift stores for building materials.

2108 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 3916 Gattis School Road, Ste. 104, Round Rock. 512-863-4344
www.williamsonhabitat.org

Handcrafts Unlimited offers handmade crafts from artisans age 50 and older living in Williamson County or an adjacent county. Volunteers help operate the store with daily retail activities, such as completing sales and greeting visitors. Volunteers can also teach classes and help with monthly inventory or special events.

104 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-869-1812. www.handcraftsunlimited.com

Literacy Council of Williamson County improves adult literacy in the county and offers English as a second language courses. Volunteers tutor individuals to read, write, speak English or earn a GED certificate.

2411 Williams Drive, Ste. 1, Georgetown. 512-869-0497. www.literacycouncil-wc.org

Lone Star Circle of Care provides primary health care services for uninsured and underserved patients in Central Texas. Volunteers help with administrative tasks and other assignments.

205 E. University Ave., Ste. 200, Georgetown. 877-800-5722. www.lscctx.org

Meals on Wheels of Williamson and Burnet County—Georgetown makes and delivers meals to homebound members of the community, including those age 60 and older. Volunteers deliver meals by car.

803 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-863-5010. www.wbco.net/services_meals.html

National Volunteer Caregiving Network is dedicated to creating the choice of independent living through volunteer caregiving. NVCN believes every individual who needs a volunteer caregiver should be
assisted; therefore, the group is responsive to individuals, groups and communities whose vision is to help seniors and the disabled remain in their homes for as long as possible. NVCN volunteers are needed for administrative tasks, web maintenance and special event staffing.

30028 Oakland Hills Drive, Georgetown. 512-582-2197. www.nvcnetwork.org

rideoncenterforkidsRide On Center for Kids (R.O.C.K.) is a nonprofit provider of therapeutic horseback
riding and hippotherapy for children and adults with cognitive and physical challenges. It also offers a therapeutic horsemanship program for veterans and service members. There are opportunities to volunteer directly with the students, veterans or horses; in the office; on committees; and for special events.

2050 Rockride Lane, Georgetown. 512-930-7625. www.rockride.org

Salvation Army volunteers assist in many ways—with holiday events, acting as bell
ringers, serving meals at shelters and distributing gifts at the Christmas warehouse
as part of the Angel Tree program. Volunteers are also needed to assist with the annual
luncheon in April, the annual golf tournament in the fall, and the Rock the Red Kettle Concert and other fundraising activities.

Williamson County Service Center, 1930 S. Austin Ave., Ste. 101, Georgetown Austin Area Command,
501 E. Eighth St., Austin. 512-634-5921. www.salvationarmyaustin.org

Stonehaven Senior Center is open to those age 50 and older, and volunteers provide companionship and entertainment to residents as well as assist with activities hosted by the center.

1704 Hart St., Georgetown. 512-863-5141. www.thecarecenters.com

United Way of Williamson County focuses on improving individuals’ education, income, health and basic needs. Volunteers are needed for four free tax-preparation sites—in Hutto, Georgetown, Leander and Taylor—from January through April. Free training is provided. Volunteers are also needed for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Fall Day of Caring projects.

1111 N. I-35, Ste. 220, Round Rock. 512-255-6799. www.unitedway-wc.org

Williamson County Children’s Advocacy

Center is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to abused children; non-offending family members; and the professionals dedicated to the intervention, investigation, prosecution and treatment
options related to child abuse cases. Volunteers are needed to provide hospitality to families and children, answer phones and give administrative assistance.

1811 S.E. Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-943-3701. www.wilcocac.org

WilCoAnimalShelterWilliamson County Regional Animal Shelter provides care for homeless animals. Volunteers support the staff by socializing animals and assisting with cleaning, fundraising and offsite event assistance, office work and helping customers.

1855 SE Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-943-3322. http://pets.wilco.org

Williamson County Symphony Orchestra travels throughout the county performing free
concerts. Volunteers are needed to assist at performances, and musicians may visit the
website to find open positions.

1007 Green Meadow Drive, Round Rock. 512-789-5073. www.wilcosymphony.org

These listings are valid as of December and this guide is not a comprehensive list of all area organizations that need volunteers.
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