Volunteer guide

The mission of Frisco Arts is to advance the arts in Frisco.

The mission of Frisco Arts is to advance the arts in Frisco.

The annual Volunteer Guide lists organizations in and around Frisco that rely on volunteers to help them operate. Volunteers help organize and run events; provide assistance for in-need people; or care for abused, neglected or homeless animals. Interested volunteers can reach out to the following organizations for more information.



Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial


The center’s volunteer program has individuals serving in one of many roles throughout the care facility.


12505 Lebanon Road, Frisco
972-963-3333
www.baylorscottandwhite.com
Twitter: @bswhealth



Becky’s Hope Horse Rescue


Becky’s Hope Horse Rescue is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, sanctuary and re-homing of abused, neglected, and abandoned horses and farm animals. Volunteers are needed to do chores in and around the barn. Volunteers can also help with fundraising, community outreach, and/or on-site event planning and execution.


13100 SH 121, Frisco
214-918-6508
www.beckyshope.com
Twitter: @TXHorseRescue



Big Brothers Big Sisters


The nation’s largest mentoring organization gives children facing adversity the chance to establish relationships that help change their lives. Individuals, couples or families can volunteer to serve as mentors or can assist with events or academic mentoring.


101 S. Coit Road, Ste. 115, Richardson
214-441-2227
www.bbbstx.org
Twitter: @BigsTx




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Boys & Girls Club of Collin County-Frisco branch


The mission of the Boys & Girls Club is to help young people reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Volunteers can assist with that mission through daily activities, homework tutoring, mentoring, maintaining the facility and special events.


8750 McKinney Road, Frisco
214-387-8405
www.bgccc.org/frisco
Twitter: @BGCCollinCounty



Camp Craig Allen


Camp Craig Allen is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the “overlooked” physically disabled adults, children and veterans of North Texas. It promotes advocacy and independence through educational, recreational and therapeutic programs. Volunteers are especially needed for fundraising the amateur barbecue cook-off Oct. 7-8. For more details, email [email protected]


P.O. Box 834, Aubrey
940-365-4357
www.campcraigallen.org
Twitter: @CampCraigAllen



CASA of Collin County


CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, turns community members into advocates for children removed from their homes by Child Protective Services. The group and its volunteers work to ensure the children’s needs are met and rights are protected. Volunteers receive training and assist with court appearances and visitations.


101 E. Davis St., McKinney
972-529-2272
www.casaofcollincounty.org
Twitter: @CASACollin



City of Frisco


Volunteers with the city’s Municipal Volunteer Program can give back to the community at local events by working with different city departments.


6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco
972-292-5078
www.friscotexas.gov/volunteer
Twitter: @CityOfFriscoTX



City House


City House operates an emergency shelter for children through age 17, three transitional living homes for struggling young adults ages 18-22 and a Youth Resource and Outreach Center for at-risk youth ages 15-17. More than 2,400 volunteers contributed 59,000 volunteer hours last year. The children’s emergency shelter—My Friend’s House—the Transitional Living program, administration, street outreach and development/fundraising teams rely on the support of volunteer resources to fulfill the mission.


901 18th St., Plano
972-424-4626
www.cityhouse.org
Twitter: @TexasCityHouse



Frisco Arts


A nonprofit, community-based organization formed in 1996 by residents and business leaders, the mission of Frisco Arts is to advance the arts in Frisco through advocacy, programming, grants and scholarships, supporting the economic growth and cultural identity of the city of Frisco. To volunteer or for more information, email [email protected]


3245 Main St., Frisco
972-810-1028
www.friscoarts.org
Twitter: @FriscoArts




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Frisco Family Services


Frisco Family Services supports local individuals and families experiencing financial crisis. Volunteer are needed in the organization’s various departments. Volunteers are critical to its success, and there are a wide variety of opportunities. Volunteers are needed for the resale store, the food pantry, the agency office, the community garden, fundraising and special events.


8780 Third St., Frisco
972-335-9495
www.friscofamilyservices.org
Twitter: @FriscoFS



Frisco Helpers


Frisco Helpers is an organization sponsored by area churches. The organization helps elderly residents in Frisco with minor home repair and maintenance.

214-973-1490
www.friscohelpers.org

 

Frisco Heritage Museum


The museum features artifacts and photos depicting Frisco’s history. Volunteers help with exhibits, special projects and operations.


6455 Page St., Frisco
972-292-5665
www.friscomuseum.com
Twitter: @FriscoHeritage



Frisco Humane Society


The organization helps save the lives of homeless, abused or unwanted animals. Volunteers can foster animals until permanent homes can be found or be trained as adoption counselors to assist during adoption events. The organization can also use volunteers to clean the animals’ cages.


P.O. Box 2655, Frisco
972-498-8980
www.friscohumanesociety.com
Twitter: @FriscoHumaneSoc




Volunteer Guide Kenna’s Kids is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide financial assistance for families whose children are facing health challenges.[/caption]

Kenna’s Kids


Kenna’s Kids is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide financial assistance for families whose children are facing health challenges. Sponsors and volunteers are needed to assist in fundraising and events.


P.O. Box 177, Frisco
972-342-1758
www.kennaskids.org
Twitter: @KennasKids




Volunteer Guide ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship assists children and adults with disabilities through horse therapy.[/caption]

ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship


ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship assists children and adults with disabilities through horse therapy. Volunteers are needed to assist riders, help with office work and be part of event committees. The next volunteer training day is from 8:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 13. Register online at www.manegait.org/volunteer/volunteer-training/.


3160 N. Custer Road, McKinney
469-742-9611
www.manegait.org
Twitter: @ManeGait



Meals on Wheels-Collin County


The organization provides and delivers meals and other support services to senior citizens age 60 and older. Volunteers are needed for administration support and to help prepare and deliver meals.


600 N. Tennessee St., McKinney
972-562-6996
www.mowcc.com
Twitter: @MOWCollinCounty



Miracle League of Frisco


This sports organization provides special-needs children ages 5-19 with the opportunity to play a variety of sports, including basketball, baseball and soccer. Volunteers work as “buddies,” assisting players during games. There are also opportunities to coach, umpire, take photographs and assist with setting up activities.


P.O. Box 2831, Frisco
214-295-6411
www.friscomiracleleague.org
Twitter: @MLFrisco



Museum of the American Railroad


The museum preserves the history and examines the future of the nation’s trains and rail systems. Volunteers work as tour guides and docents, and tour guides are especially needed. Tours are outside and volunteers need to be physically able to walk and conduct the tours, which usually begin at 10 a.m. daily.


6455 Page St., Frisco
214-428-0101
www.museumoftheamericanrailroad.org
Twitter: @HistoricTrains



National Videogame Museum


The National Videogame Museum displays a collection of video game memorabilia spanning more than three decades. Volunteers at the museum are asked to help with greeting and directing museum guests, helping with wristbands, assisting with photos at the Mario statue and keeping the exhibits tidy.


8004 Dallas Parkway, Frisco
972-668-8400
www.nvmusa.org
Twitter: @nvmusa



North Collin County Habitat for Humanity


The organization helps others by building homes and communities. Volunteer positions are available for building or repairing homes along with administrative work or helping with merchandise at the organization’s ReStore.


2060 Couch Drive, McKinney
972-542-5300
www.ncc-habitat.com
Twitter: @NCCHabitat



Teens4Green


Teens4Green is a service-based environmental club. Volunteers are involved with ongoing projects, including the Shawnee Trail Demonstration Garden, Adopt-A-Street, zero-waste events, environmental outreach and the community garden. So far in 2016, Teens4Green has contributed 495 volunteer hours in 17 events. For more information, email [email protected]


6616 Walnut St., Frisco
972-292-5900
www.friscotexas.gov/teens4green
Twitter: @Teens_4_Green



The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center of Collin County


The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center of Collin County seeks to prevent bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault through counseling, education and advocacy. Volunteers can help in a variety of positions, including acting as crisis advocates trained to provide intervention and support to assault survivors.


P.O. Box 866754, Plano
3325 Silverstone Drive, Plano
972-985-0951
www.theturningpoint.org
Twitter: @TurningPointRCC


This list is not comprehensive.