Volunteer Guide 2014

The Apex Arts League is a nonprofit built on efforts to enhance awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts, supported by donations and volunteers.

  • 2140 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. L-425, Southlake 76092

  • 800-481-8914

  • www.apex-arts.org

Arts Council Northeast uses volunteers for its free MasterWorks concerts, in its Summer Arts College and in fundraisers.

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine’s volunteer organization invites individuals of all backgrounds and abilities to participate.

The Blue Shoe Project educates youth about the culture, history and heritage of blues music through engagement programs.

Bob Jones Nature Center is dedicated to preserving and providing education about the Cross Timbers ecosystem. Volunteer opportunities are available for Scouting groups, environmental students, corporate work days, garden clubs, Texas master naturalists and individuals.

  • 355 E. Bob Jones Road, Southlake, 76092

  • 817-491-6333

  • www.bjnc.org

  • Twitter:@BJNCO

The Colleyville Woman’s Club has more than 200 members who work to improve the community through volunteer service and charitable fundraising. The organization is dedicated to serving people within and around northeast Tarrant County with grants, service projects and scholarships.

Cook Children’s Medical Center volunteers serve in 60 different areas throughout the medical center and at Cook locations throughout Tarrant County. Volunteer placements include surgery, radiology, child life, registration and outpatient specialty and community clinics.

Early Spring Arts Conservatory is a nonprofit studio focusing on dance, visual arts, music, stage makeup and costume building in Southlake. Professional instructors and assistants volunteer time to lead lessons, and the group is always looking for event sponsors.

The Friends of the Colleyville Public Library group advocates for the Colleyville Public Library, and members support it through fundraising, and cultural and educational programs.

The Friends of the Grapevine Public Library raise funds to purchase library furniture and equipment. Members sponsor book sales including those at the Friends Gallery located near the library’s circulation desk.

The Friends of the Southlake Public Library is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the Southlake Public Library. The group raises funds for specific projects, recruits volunteers and promotes use and patronage of the library.

The Gatehouse Grapevine is a nonprofit community that houses women and children in crisis and provides access to a community center, counseling services, a general store, walking trails and commercial space. The organization serves women who are alone or those with children who are fleeing or attempting to recover from an at-risk situation such as underemployment, divorce, abuse or poverty.

Girl Scouts of Texas, Oklahoma Plains is a nonprofit organization that allows adults and teens to guide, mentor and help young girls develop skills and confidence. Girls in grade school can join the organization and participate in a variety of educational programs and community service events. Office staff serve Southlake, Keller, Hurst-Euless-Bedford and much of north Tarrant County. The facility also features a Girl Scouts Shop, adult training and volunteer training services.

  • 584 N. Kimball Ave., Bldg. D, Southlake, 76092

  • 817-735-5323

  • www.gs-top.org

The Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau needs volunteers for festivals, visitor information services and events throughout the year.

Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange (GRACE) is a nonprofit relief agency that provides food, clothing, financial assistance and other necessities to people struggling with a limited income or recent emergency.

The Joey Wilkins Foundation was founded in 1999 after an accident left an employee of the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau partially paralyzed. The foundation has helped more than 20 people in Grapevine and the surrounding area through investments in and alterations to homes of those who suffer paralysis or lost mobility.

Keep Colleyville Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful. KCB is responsible for enhancing the community environment through involvement in litter education, beautification, community improvement and minimization of the impact of solid waste in Colleyville. Any Colleyville resident can join KCB, which meets the fourth Thursday of each month. KCB is currently collecting corks.

Keep Grapevine Beautiful uses projects and volunteers to keep the city clean and green.

  • 200 S. Main St., Grapevine, 76051

  • 817-410-3490

  • www.kgvb.org

Kids Matter International serves disadvantaged children through a variety of community programs.

Metroport Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit that organizes volunteers to deliver hot meals to homes of individuals who are elderly, frail, chronically ill or homebound.

The Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation is an organization that provides a forum for patients who want to join the fight to find a treatment and cure for PKD, and uses volunteers and members to host and participate in events that will help raise money for research.

  • 4721 N. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake, 76092

  • 817-647-5553

  • www.pkdcure.org

Southlake Newcomers Club is a club that provides opportunities for members to connect with others that have similar interests in the Dallas-Forth Worth area while assisting the community.

  • P.O. Box 93177, Southlake, 76092

  • 817-991-0315

  • southlakenewcomersclub@gmail.com

The Women’s Division of the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer service organization devoted to fostering the spirit of cultural and commercial progress, creating women’s fellowship and providing financial support to community nonprofits through various fundraising activities.

This guide is not a comprehensive list of all area organizations that need volunteers. If your organization is not included, please email us at listings@impactnews.com, and we will add it to our online list.


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