Serve with Our Partners
The Volunteer Southlake program is proud to provide dozens of year-round volunteer opportunities for the teens and adults in our community. Through common missions and values, we are also aware of many other meaningful volunteer opportunities available through our local partnerships.
Partnerships, one of the City’s strategic focus areas, is defined as, “relationships between the City of Southlake and groups or individuals that are characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility toward the achievement of a common mission, broad objective, or specified goal.”
We encourage every Volunteer Southlake team member to expand their volunteer service horizons by serving with any of the following not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporations who currently partner with the City of Southlake.
Bob Jones Nature Center (BJNC)
BJNC is dedicated to preserving and providing education about the Cross Timbers. A City of Southlake park and facility, the Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a working relationship between the City of Southlake and the Bob Jones Nature Center Organization. In the spring of 2008, the Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve opened as a fully functional educational center that includes 76 acres on the Preserve with access to almost 400 acres of Cross Timbers habitat on U.S. Army Corps of Engineer land and almost 20 miles of trails on the Walnut Grove National Recreation Trail.
Volunteers opportunities include Garden Groomers, Greeters, Camp Counselors, Recycling Buddies and Bird Feeders.
If you are interested in serving at the Bob Jones Nature Center, please visit their website at www.bjnc.org for more information or contact them by phone at (817) 491-6333.
Call-A Ride Southlake (CARS)
CARS provides free, non-emergency transportation to Southlake seniors and disabled adult citizens for medical, dental, social, business, shopping and personal needs. CARS seeks to encourage senior citizens to be more independent and active in the various recreational and social functions offered in Southlake and nearby areas by providing safe transportation for Southlake seniors. The program is offered Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If you are interested in volunteering with the Call-a-Ride program, please visit their website at www.callaridesouthlake.org for more information or contact them by phone at (817) 798-4022.
The Southlake Chamber of Commerce is a vital connection between the consumer and local businesses. The Chamber hosts many popular events requiring the needs for thousands of volunteers!
Volunteer opportunities include: Oktoberfest (October 3-5), Annual Golf Shootout Tournament (April 2015 TBA)
If you are interested in more information about the Chamber of Commerce, please visit their website at: www.southlakechamber.com or contact them by phone at: (817) 481-8200.
If you are interested in volunteering for Oktoberfest, please visit their website at: www.oktoberfestsouthlake.com.
Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange (GRACE)
GRACE is a Grapevine, Texas-based non-profit relief agency which provides food, clothing, financial assistance, and other vital necessities to people who are struggling with a limited income or recent emergency. GRACE is a centralized, coordinated effort of churches, businesses and individuals donating food, clothing, monetary donations, and even professional services to Grapevine, Colleyville, and Southlake residents, as well as homeless and transient families in need. Programs have grown to include low-cost medical services, transitional housing, and general emergency assistance (food, clothes, furniture, financial assistance, information, and referrals).
If you would like to serve with the Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange program, please visit their website at www.gracegrapevine.org or contact them by phone at (817) 305-4653.
Metroport Meals on Wheels (MMOW)
MMOW provides home-delivered meals in over thirteen northeast Tarrant and southern Denton County communities. MMOW also coordinates luncheons and activities for active seniors at the senior centers in Colleyville, Evergreen - Keller, Flower Mound, Haslet, Highland Village, Justin, Roanoke, and Southlake. Senior Centers also schedule social events including bingo and other activities. MMOW's resale shop, Sadie's Upscale Consignment & Resale in Roanoke, generates revenue to provide meals for MMOW participants - regardless of their ability to pay.
Current volunteer opportunities include drivers to deliver meals, Senior Center Luncheon helpers and Golf Tournament helpers (June 2015 TBA).
If you are interested in volunteering with the Metroport Meals on Wheels program, please visit their website at www.metroportmow.org or contact them by phone at (817) 491-8534.
SafeHaven of Tarrant County
SafeHaven operates the only domestic violence shelters in Tarrant County. Without this organization, the women and children fleeing the horrors of domestic violence would have nowhere to go and no way to escape the cycle of abuse. Through SafeHaven, they find the safety, shelter, support, and independence they need.
Volunteer opportunities at SafeHaven include administrative services, children's program providers, hotline and court accompaniment.
If you are interested in serving with SafeHaven, please visit their website at www.safehaventc.org or contact them by phone at (817) 535-6462.
Please note that the Volunteer Southlake Office does not share personal volunteer information with any of our community partners. Volunteers who are interested in serving with any of our partners must complete any Volunteer Applications, Background Checks etc. required by that organization prior to volunteering. These volunteer opportunities are not managed by the Volunteer Southlake Office, nor do hours served count towards service goals for Presidential Volunteer Service, or any other Volunteer Southlake Awards.