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Volunteering at Saint Louise House

Families find much more than just a stable home at Saint Louise House. They find an entire community believing in them and supporting them on their journeys out of homelessness.

There are many ways that you can be a part of this community of support for families! We invite you to share your talents to create lasting change in the lives of the women and children living at Saint Louise House.

How to Get Involved

  1. Learn more about Saint Louise House, how we work, and how you can be a part of our community of support for families, by attending one of our upcoming information sessions:
  2. Complete an Individual Volunteer Application, send it to the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@saintlouisehouse.org, and schedule a time to talk about the best volunteer opportunities for you.
  3. To volunteer on site, submit to a background check and sign a confidentiality agreement for the security of the families we serve. We accept donations of $10 to help defray costs.

 

For Group Volunteer Activities

  1. Complete the Group Volunteer Form, send it to the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@saintlouisehouse.org, and schedule a time to find the best project for your group.

There are many ways that Families, Individuals, and Groups can support Saint Louise House Families! Here are just a few:

 

Family Volunteer Activities:

  • Provide a birthday cake to a Saint Louise House child or mother on their birthday.
  • Provide a welcome meal for a Saint Louise House family on their move-in day or on a mom’s birthday.
  • Shop for and stock the pantry for a Saint Louise House family moving in.
  • Hold a donation drive for toiletries, household cleaning items, or gift cards to support Saint Louise House families.

 

Individual Volunteer Activities:

  • Provide childcare and other support during our Thursday evening empowerment workshops.
  • Shop to support program and resident needs.
  • Pick up supplies from our partners at the Central Texas Food Bank or the Austin Diaper Bank.
  • Provide administrative support in our offices.
  • Assist program staff in providing utility assistance to the Austin community through the Austin Energy Plus One program.
  • Provide skills-based support with your salesforce or other IT expertise.

 

Group Volunteer Activities:

  • Collect furniture and housewares and setup an apartment to welcome a new family to Saint Louise House.
  • Paint an apartment for a new family to move into at Saint Louise House.
  • Hold a donation drive for toiletries, household cleaning items, or gift cards to support Saint Louise House families.
  • Landscaping projects.
  • Provide food, décor, volunteers and/or activities for a holiday celebration for Saint Louise House families.