City of Amarillo
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Volunteer Opportunities

Resources detailing the variety of volunteer opportunities available for all ages in Amarillo.

2700 S. Wilson, Amarillo TX 79103

Phone: (806) 383-3456

Building homes, communities and hope in and around the Amarillo area. 

P.O. Box 447, Amarillo TX 79178

Phone: (806) 371-5084

The Amarillo Area Adult Literacy Council provides basic instruction in reading, writing, math and spelling to adults over 18 years of age performing below the fifth grade level. Volunteer tutors provide all instruction. Services can be provided on a one-on-one basis and can help prepare clients for employment or post-secondary classes.

1400 Streit Street, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 352-6513

Don’t miss this lush landscaped gardens in the middle of the Texas Panhandle featuring the sights, sounds and fragrances of the Mary E. Bivins Tropical Conservatory, bursting with a collection of exotic plants. Explore four acres of seasonal outdoor themed plantings such as fragrance, butterfly, Japanese gardens. Special events, classes, exhibits, and rental facilities also available.

413 SE 4th, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-3054 

A member of the Harrington Library Consortium. the Amarillo Public Library System consists of a Central (Downtown) Library and four branches, serving well over two-thousand people every day.  In addition to library services, the libraries also offer education classes, computer classes, job and business services.  The four branches are the North, East, Southwest and Northwest.

1800 S Harrison, Amarillo TX 79102

Phone: (806) 376-6300 

The American Red Cross provides relief and support to those in crisis, helps the community remain prepared to respond in emergencies and offers CPR and First Aid classes. 

1600 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 212-2000

BSA Health System is operated with the help of our dedicated and caring volunteers. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age or older, with a valid driver's license. Opportunities include gift shop associates, greeters, admissions, waiting room liaison, valet driver and chemo room helper. 

2801 Duniven Circle, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 376-4571

Catholic Charities provides help and hope for those in need throughout the Texas Panhandle through food services, shelter from children, affordable housing, immigration services, adult eye care, and other services.

1401 S Monroe, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 373-4389

Central Church of Christ's food pantry is open to the public the 1st three Thursdays of each month from 9-11 am.

808 S. Buchanan, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-6300

Department within the City of Amarillo municipality offering HUD, Housing Choice Voucher Program, and other financial assistance for qualified citizens. 

1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 355-9547

The Don Harrington Discovery Center and Space Theater makes science exciting, relevant and interesting to all types of learners by providing interactive exhibits and programs that actively engage children, adolescents and their families.

1001 S. Polk, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 342-2500

Family Support Services of Amarillo provides opportunities to volunteer with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and within an emergency shelter.

1904 Bell, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 331-6890

Goodwill creates job opportunities and trains individuals with barriers to employment and provides volunteer opportunities for the community.

Phone: (806) 378-8168

Hands On Amarillo is an online volunteer center for the non-profit community of Amarillo and surrounding areas.  We connect volunteers to agencies that are appropriate for their passions for cause.  

1204 SW 18th Ave, Amarillo TX 79102

Phone: (806) 372-4035

Martha's home provides homeless women and their children shelter and support while guiding them toward a lifestyle of self-sufficiency.

301 S. Polk, Suite 740, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 331-4710

Panhandle Breast Health provides breast health education, assisting local women with breast health practices, healthy lifestyles and where and how to get screening services.

1309 SW 8th Ave, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 372-2531

Panhandle Community Services provides low income families with support and encouragement by providing affordable housing opportunities through the Housing Choice Voucher Program, providing utility assistance, and helping with weatherization to reduce energy consumption.  Panhandle Community Services also gives seniors the opportunity to use talents by volunteering and the transit service provides public transportation throughout the Texas Panhandle.

417 SW 10th Ave, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 374-1400

Panhandle Independent Living Center is a private, non-profit, nonresidential organization, managed and operated by and for people with disabilities. Our purpose is to assist people, of all ages, to gain effective control and direction of their own lives through life skills training, peer counseling, advocacy and information and referral services.

1309 SW 8th Ave, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 372-2531

Retired Senior Volunteer Services (RSVP) is housed within Panhandle Community Services.  RSVP matches senior volunteers with the organization of their choice, creating the perfect volunteering match.

400 S Harrison, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 373-6631

The Salvation Army provides programs and services that range from sheltering and feeding the homeless to rebuilding communities after natural disasters.  This organization supports the sick and elderly and responds to needs in the community with practical help.

203 SW 8th Ave, Ste 400, Amarillo, TX 79101

Phone: (806) 374-7171

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

3301 SE 10th, Amarillo TX 79104

Phone: (806) 373-0713

Texas AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency, teaching Texans, where they live, providing them with research-based knowledge to benefit their families and communities.  The online bookstore offers educational information and resources related to many areas of expertise from agriculture to wellness for families and youth.