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Volunteers Needed Cypress Assistance Ministries Volunteers Needed When you volunteer you are giving to your community, but did you realize volunteering also benefits you as an individual? CAM volunteers often let us know the fun they are having, the friends they have made and the fulfillment they receive from helping others. Cypress Assistance Ministries is a local non-profit organization serving the Cy-Fair area for over 25 years. CAM offers assistance to those in need by providing financial assistance, food, clothing, employment assistance as well as GED & ESL classes. A huge part of this organization is its volunteers. Currently we are in need of volunteers in many different areas of the ministry. If you would like more information on how to become involved, please contact Tara Rauch at 281-955-7684 or We look forward to hearing from you! For a description of the services provided at Cypress Assistance Ministries, Food Pantry requests and a detailed description of volunteer opportunities, please see our website, Inspiring Hands Founded in 2014, Inspiring HANDS, Inc. is a charitable non-profit organization that extends a hand directly to improve the lives of others in need and motivates partnerships within the community to do the same. We are operated solely by volunteers and fully funded by donations. Your participation is vital to the success of our programs. 100% of the proceeds remain in the community to provide direct help to individuals with immediate and special needs. Through our 501(c) 3 status all donations are tax deductible. For more information visit us at Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc Volunteer Opportunities Enjoy a rewarding volunteer experience with wildlife. Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which serves as an emergency care and rehabilitation facility for orphaned, ill and injured native Texas wildlife. Volunteers are welcome in the areas of assisting in the daily functions of the center, assisting with public education programs and wildlife rehabilitation. Located at 10801 Hammerly, Suite 200, the facility is open seven days a week to help wildlife in need. TWRC has a mentor program in place to assist volunteers with “hands on” training for those interested in becoming permitted rehabilitators. We invite you to join our organization in saving Texas wildlife - one animal at a time. Call the center at 713-468-8972 x158 for more information or visit us at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Seeking Volunteers Memorial Hermann Health System recognizes the vital importance of volunteers and the newly opened Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is no different. The hospital is now taking applications for its volunteer program. Volunteer tasks range from working at the front desk, to nursing unit assistance, helping discharge patients and much more. Dozens of volunteers have already joined the program, but there are more spots available. Four-hour volunteer shifts are available seven days a week from 5 AM to 9 PM. Adults are asked to complete an application and schedule an interview with the volunteer coordinator. Learn more about volunteering at Memorial Hermann Cypress by visiting volunteer-at-memorial-hermann-cypress-hospital/. 30 March 2018 | Community Newsletter

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, 10655 Steepletop Drive, is in need of additional volunteers. They have a great need for volunteers to work at the information desk. If interested, please contact the hospital at 281-897-3186 and ask for the manager. Standup For Kids StandUp For Kids is an all volunteer organization. We are in need of your support. For those who want to get involved in outreach, StandUp For Kids provides training to provide you the tools to reach out and make a difference in kids’ lives. Thirteen kids die on the street everyday, from abuse, disease and suicide. By getting involved you can make a difference and give back to your community. Volunteering is not only rewarding to you, it can save a kid’s life. You can find more information about our program at www. or email to volunteer. Ambassadors United Anti-Human Trafficking Ministry Join us for regular street and brothel incursion outreaches to rescue souls for Christ and help end human trafficking in Houston. Our ministry is based on Romans 15:21 To whom He was not announced, they shall see and those who have not heard shall understand. Visit our website for details and volunteer information at Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department provides fire, rescue and EMS services to 156 square miles of Northwest Harris County for the residents of Harris County Emergency Service District #9. By operating from 12 community based volunteer fire stations we are able to quickly and efficiently respond to help our neighbors in times of emergency. For more information on the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department or on how you can join the other 350 volunteers of our Department and be one of Cy-Fair’s bravest, call us at 281- 550-6663 or visit us on the web at Adopt A US Soldier Adopt A US Soldier is a non-profit organization that seeks volunteers and donors to help show the brave men and women fighting for our freedom that their sacrifices will not go unnoticed. It connects supportive civilians with deployed soldiers and offers a channel by which to communicate encouragement and express gratitude to those serving in the United States Armed Forces. Adopt A US Soldier is sustained by its volunteer workforce located across the United States. When registering for Adopt A US Soldier your involvement can range from writing letters and sending postcards, to mailing care packages full of items a soldier may need or want. Handwritten letters are most important and meaningful to soldiers. Adopt A US Soldier encourages civilians to adopt a soldier to show your support for those that are making sacrifices for our country. If interested, please go to to register. Junior Achievement Of Southeast Texas Junior Achievement is a non-profit organization devoted to inspiring and preparing young students to succeed in a global economy. In partnership with businesses and educators, Junior Achievement brings the real world to schools, opening student minds to their true potential. Junior Achievement programs, taught by local business professionals, community volunteers and parents, build a bridge between school learning and young people’s future success in their work world and real lives by offering hands-on activities that further explore the topics of free enterprise, financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Contact the Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas office today, 713-682-4500 or, to find out about opportunities near you. Community Newsletter | March 2018 Pearl Fincher Museum Of Fine Arts Interested in volunteering your time, talents and energy to a most worthwhile local cause? Consider joining the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts Volunteer Guild! The mission of the Pearl’s Volunteer Guild is to: • Promote volunteerism in the Northwest Houston area by providing vital, on-going volunteer support for the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts educational programs. • Develop leadership potential and knowledge within its membership • Further perpetuate the appreciation of fine art and the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts in the community. Information about the volunteer guild can be found at www.pearlmfa. org. The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts is a 501(c)(3) Not for Profit organization that is solely supported through Grants and private donations from community residents, businesses and friends of the museum. Special Cheers Needs Volunteers Special CHEERS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing Occupational Therapy to children with special needs of all ages living in and around the greater Houston area. Our facility is unique in that we utilize animals, including horses, dogs, goats, pigs, lambs and rabbits as an integral part of each child’s therapy treatment plan. Being a nonprofit organization, we are constantly looking for extra help around the farm. Therefore, Special CHEERS would like to welcome all high school and college-aged students interested in working with both children and animals to volunteer after school, on the weekends or seasonally (i.e., summer camp). Please call our director, Ms. Fritzi, at 713-983-0075, for more information. A background check will be required of all individuals applying for a volunteer position at our facility. Foster Children: Preparation For Adult Living (Pal) When foster children reach age 18, they are considered independent. That’s difficult for kids who have been wards of the state, with necessities arranged by caseworkers with state funds. Now they’ll have to figure out how to organize themselves and make their money last a whole month. Fortunately, Child protective Services offers them a program to help prepare for independence: Preparation for Adult Living (PAL). The year-long course culminates in an all-day workshop hosted by the National Council for Jewish Women (NCJW). The course is held at Junior Achievement’s BizTown, using computer kiosks sponsored by local businesses. Want to help with PAL or other NCJW programs that help change lives with hands-on community service? Contact or see Volunteers Needed For Dream Dachshund Rescue DREAM Dachshund Rescue, Education & Adoption Mission is a Houstonbased 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing abandoned Dachshunds and finding new homes for Dachshunds whose owners can no longer care for them. Our committed volunteers, working closely with local veterinarians, provide our Dachshunds with quality medical care and loving foster homes until they are adopted into carefully screened, forever homes. DREAM is currently looking for caring volunteers to provide temporary foster care for our many rescued Dachshunds-in-need, currently awaiting adoption. Prior to their adoption, DREAM continues to pay for all medical care and monthly heart worm prevention. There is no long-term 31