Local nonprofit groups offer a number of ways to volunteer throughout the year in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.

Volunteer opportunities included in this guide range from providing support to youth to serving seniors in need. This list is noncomprehensive.

KEY for volunteer requirements:

APP: Application | OTN: Orientation | BC: Background check | AGE: Under age 18 allowed


Children at Heart Ministries

The organization specializes in providing support and resources for ministries that care for children and families in crisis. Volunteer opportunities include providing meals and maintenance to assisting with special events. OTN BC AGE

1301 N. Mays St., Round Rock

512-246-4244 | www.cahm.org

Footprints Children’s Grief Ministries

The program assists children ages 6-18 and their families who are experiencing loss due to death or divorce. Volunteers are needed for the upcoming summer program. APP OTN BC AGE

402A W. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 335, Round Rock

512-705-5194 | www.fpcgm.org

Hope Alliance

The nonprofit provides a range of services and counseling for victims of family and sexual violence. Volunteers answer crisis calls and assist with the organization’s programs. APP OTN BC AGE

Note: under 18 allowed only if accompanied by parents at the office

1011 Gattis School Road, Ste. 110, Round Rock

512-255-1212 | www.hopealliancetx.org

Hutto Education Foundation

Separate from Hutto ISD, the foundation provides funding, scholarships and resources in support of the school district’s educational plans and programs. Volunteers assist at HEF events throughout the year, including its annual gala. AGE

200 College St., Hutto

512-759-3771, ext. 5197 | www.hipponation.org

Pflugerville Education Foundation

Independent from Pflugerville ISD, the foundation provides funding, district grants, and facilitates educational initiatives for the school district’s academic plans and programs. Volunteers can sign up to help with the foundation’s annual gala or donate through a number of avenues. APP OTN BC

Note: applicants must undergo background check if volunteering at a campus

P.O. Box 773, Pflugerville

512-594-0375 | www.thepfoundation.org

Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation

A separate organization from Round Rock ISD, the foundation provides funds for on-campus academic programs as well as acknowledgment and rewards for teachers. Volunteers can assist in grant and scholarship evaluations, collecting and sorting school supplies, and preparing for campus support projects. APP BC AGE

Note: under 18 allowed with volunteer groups or with adults present

595 Round Rock West Drive, Round Rock

512-464-5600 | www.rrisdeducationfoundation.org

The Sandbox at Madeline’s Place

The organization works to provide a space to empower teenagers during adolescence, offering recreational activities, mentorships, relationship-building opportunities and community engagement. Volunteers assist in fundraising opportunities, recreational activities and tutoring, among other services. APP OTN BC AGE

Note: under 18 depends on event with parent permission

10700 FM 1660, Hutto

512-642-6342 | www.thesandboxatmadelinesplace.org


The nonprofit offers shelter, foster care and family counseling to abused and neglected children. Volunteers participate in providing meals and child care programs following training. Respite care and foster parents are also needed. APP OTN BC AGE

1300 N. Mays St., Round Rock

512-388-8290 | www.starry.org

Texas Baptist Children’s Home

The home offers temporary housing and resources for unaccompanied children and single-parent families. TBCH aims to provide a stable environment for children and parents as they work toward independent living. Volunteers donate time through actions such as coordinating a food drive or painting walls in a cottage. APP BC AGE

Note: under 18 depends on activity

1101 N. Mays St., Round Rock

512-255-3682 | www.tbch.org


Keep Hutto Beautiful Foundation

The nonprofit provides education and resources and facilitates initiatives to create a more environmentally engaged community. Volunteers help participate in a range of environmentally centered activities, including beautification projects, sustainability and fundraising as well as marketing and outreach initiatives, among others. AGE

P.O. Box 591, Hutto

512-524-6774 | www.keephuttobeautiful.org


Backpack Friends

The nonprofit provides low-cost, nutritionally dense foods for children on free and reduced meal programs so they have access to food on the weekends. Volunteers help stock, count, sort and prep food bags and bins as well as drive food deliveries to their respective locations. OTN AGE

700-C W. Pecan St., Pflugerville

512-965-3052 | www.backpackfriends.com

Hutto Food Pantry

The pantry distributes food items to those in need in partnership with the Central Texas Food Bank. Distribution days are on the first, third and fifth Saturday each month. Volunteers distribute food boxes on alternating Saturdays, with limited opportunities to box distributions during the week. APP OTN

204 E. Live Oak St., Hutto

512-688-0162 | www.huttoresourcecenter.org

Hutto Resource Center

The center provides tools and resources to enhance the well-being of residents within its community as well as promotes independence and financial self-sufficiency. A significant component of the center’s focus is its community food pantry, a volunteer-driven operation that serves between 70 and 85 families each week. Volunteer to help at the center or provide donations. APP OTN BC AGE

Note: under 15 must have parent/guardian present

350 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Hutto

512-688-0176 | www.huttoresourcecenter.org


Senior Access

The nonprofit connects volunteer drivers with seniors needing a way to get around and focuses on low-income areas and seniors who cannot afford transportation. Volunteers assist adults age 60 and older by providing transportation, home repairs, yard work and companionship to those in need in the Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto and East Austin communities. APP OTN BC AGE

2498 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

512-310-1060 | www.senioraccesstx.org


Pflugerville Animal Welfare Services

Known as PAWS, the nonprofit works to protect the health and safety of pets and homeless animals in Pflugerville. Volunteers assist with walking dogs, playing with cats, helping with off-site adoption events and taking photos of animals up for adoption, among other tasks. APP OTN BC AGE

1600 Waterbrook Drive, Pflugerville

512-990-6280 | www.pflugervilletx.gov/city-government/animal-welfare-services

Pflugerville Pets Alive

The organization is a volunteer- and foster-based pet rescue program in Central Texas that aims to find homes for animals, raise money and promote community awareness surrounding animal welfare issues. PPA does not have its own facility. Volunteers assist with PPA events and animal handling. APP OTN AGE

512-900-1772 | www.pflugervillepetsalive.org

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter

This nonprofit shelter serves animals abandoned in Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander, Hutto and Greater Williamson County, providing compassionate care and adoption services for unwanted pets. Volunteers can greet adopters, create adoption videos, train dogs or socialize cats. APP OTN BC AGE

Note: volunteers ages 12-15 must co-volunteer with a trusted guardian 21 years or older

1855 SE Inner Loop, Georgetown

512-943-3322 | www.wilcopets.org


Round Rock Area Serving Center

The center serves families in Round Rock and surrounding communities by providing financial assistance for necessities, such as rent, utilities and transportation, among others. RRASC also operates a food pantry, a thrift store and social work case management. Volunteers assist in picking up and sorting through donations, restocking the pantry, unloading trucks and completing data entries. APP OTN BC AGE

1099 E. Main St., Round Rock

512-244-2431 | www.rrasc.org


Celebration of Love

The volunteer-driven organization provides food and resources for military members along with their families. Volunteers provide food, bikes and toys to families during the holiday season. APP BC AGE

15630 Vision Drive, Ste. A, Pflugerville

512-251-4800 | www.celebrationoflove.org


The organization offers an array of programs and services for its members, including child care, youth arts and cooking programs, youth sports, adult exercise classes, and swimming and aquatic programs. Volunteers provide a variety of assistance in activities and programs garnered toward building stronger families and communities, including coaching youth sports programs. APP OTN BC AGE

1812 N. Mays St., Round Rock

512-615-5511 | www.ymcagwc.org/locations/round-rock

Circle of Hope Community Center

The organization runs a food pantry and assists low-income families with school supplies, clothes and Christmas gifts. It also aids families who are transitioning from homelessness to temporary or permanent housing by providing household and personal items. Volunteers help with traffic control, filling boxes with food, placing boxes into cars and sorting donations. APP AGE

2900 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville

512-692-8001 | www.circleofhopecc.org

United Way of Williamson County

The organization is a nonprofit aimed at advocating for the health, education and financial literacy of all residents in Williamson County. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring students; volunteering as a preparer, translator or greeter at its free tax center; assisting at special events; and providing services with graphic design, photography, social media and administrative tasks. APP OTN BC AGE

1111 N. I-35, Ste. 220, Round Rock

512-255-6799 | www.unitedway-wc.org


Breast Cancer Resource Center

The center has offices in both Austin and Round Rock and provides education and assistance to locals battling breast cancer. Volunteer opportunities include taking and making calls to clients, delivering resources to their doorsteps and volunteering at fundraising events. APP OTN

Note: some activities may require some form of orientation

306 E. Main St., Ste. 101, Round Rock

512-248-2645 | www.bcrc.org