Help out the Conroe and Montgomery communities in a number of ways throughout the year by volunteering with local nonprofit groups. Volunteer opportunities included in this guide range from mentoring at-risk youth to caring for wolves. This list is noncomprehensive.
Yes to Youth Montgomery County Youth Services
The nonprofit provides crisis counseling, shelter programs and prevention services for families and youth. On June 20, Yes to Youth broke ground on its new building for short-term housing for homeless youth.
Sample activities: collecting basic necessities, serving dinner, cleaning or organizing areas
105 W. Lewis St., Conroe
CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County
Advocates are assigned a child or a set of siblings in the foster care system and provide legal and emotional support. Volunteers can also work in the office and perform administrative duties.
Sample activities: research court files, interact with children and family members, perform office work
412 W. Phillips St., Ste. 107, Conroe
This shelter provides mentoring, temporary housing and day-to-day necessities for at-risk youth in the foster care system.
Sample activities: mentor children, help with events
900 W, Dallas St., Ste. A
Tamina Community Center
The Tamina Community Center provides families of Tamina, an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, with access to educational resources, tutoring and support for children; adult computer classes; and activities and assistance for seniors.
Sample activities: tutoring, working at the center’s food pantry and clothing store, and other service work
18965 Main St., Conroe
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels provides meals and curbside delivery to homebound seniors in Montgomery County.
Sample activities: deliver meals, host food drives, help with events, perform office work, sort donations
1202 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe
Feed the hungry
Montgomery County Food Bank
The bank collects and distributes food to individuals and families in Montgomery County. The bank serves an average of 35,000 people a month.
Sample activities:• sort and organize food, handle produce, distribute food
1 Food for Life Way, Conroe
Keep Us Fed Montgomery County Project
The nonprofit picks up extra food from local restaurants, catering companies, grocery stores and event planners and delivers it to shelters, group homes and food pantries.
Sample activities: delivering food to recipients
3915 W. Davis, Stes. 130-223, Conroe
Montgomery County Animal Shelter
The shelter provides temporary housing for dogs and cats in Montgomery County. Volunteers have opportunities to be with animals as well as clean the facility. Volunteers can also work in the office and perform administrative duties.
Sample activities: walk or bathe dogs, do laundry, clean playrooms, play with cats, interact with potential adopters, answer phone calls
8535 Hwy. 242, Conroe
Friends of Montgomery County Texas Animal Shelter
The group supports animal shelters across Montgomery County. The nonprofit is looking for foster volunteers.
Sample activities: care for foster animals
330 Rayford Road, Ste. 114, Spring
Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary
The sanctuary provides homes for nonreleasable and rescued wolves and wolfdogs. The sanctuary also provides educational tours to the public.
Sample activities: give tours, fundraise, perform office work, care for the animals
2759 Saint Beulah Chapel Road, Montgomery
Henry’s Home Horse Sanctuary
Volunteers care for horses in an outdoor facility and will spend time in nature doing farm work and other activities. Individuals with computer, marketing and fundraising skills are also needed. The organization’s primary mission is to serve veterans, first responders and their family members, but everyone is welcome to volunteer.
Sample activities: grooming, riding and caring for horses
Camp Strake Road, Grand Central Park, Conroe
Care for the environment
Lake Creek Preserve
This organization protects and preserves the natural area surrounding Lake Creek and maintains a hiking trail.
Sample activities: give tours, maintain hiking trail, fundraise
Sendera Ranch Drive, Montgomery
Help the Community
Family Promise of Montgomery County
This organization provides shelter for homeless families as well as financial and business guidance.
Sample activities: prepare and deliver meals, office work, maintenance work, babysit, host families
1207 N. Thompson St., Conroe
Support Health and Wellness
This organization helps educate and meet the needs of teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Sample activities: office work, assist clients during activities, sort donated items
11680 Rose Road, Conroe
Volunteer Guide: 14 ways to give back in Conroe and Montgomery
Volunteer options at Yes to Youth Montgomery County Youth Services include collecting basic necessities and serving dinner. (Photo courtesy Yes to Youth Montgomery County Youth Services)