Volunteers can make the difference between a community that works—and a community that cares.
That’s certainly true in San Antonio, Texas, where there is a myriad of opportunities to give back. Keep reading to learn more.
5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community in San Antonio
Whether you like to garden, spend time with animals, or revel in history, there’s a volunteer gig waiting for you in this Texas town.
Help the San Antonio Public Library
In just a few hours a week, you can help keep collections in order, help with children’s programming, help set up exhibits and more. Volunteers at the library
must be 14 or older and willing to work as part of a team.
Take Care of Our Furry FriendsAnimal Care Services
in San Antonio needs your help walking, bathing, grooming, and socializing with pets. Help is also needed with administrative duties, photography, laundry, and more.
Share Your Love of History
Volunteer with the city’s Office of Historic Preservation
by becoming a tour guide and helping with both surveys and community events. You’ll be in your element while also sharing your passion with others.
Keep San Antonio Beautiful
Individuals are welcome, as scouting troops, families, school clubs, and civic organizations. In other words, the more the merrier. There’s always more tree and flower planting, conservation work
, and beautifying to be done.
Join Forces with the United Way
Whether you’d like to help mentor young people, prepare food bags, or spend an afternoon with a senior, the United Way
has many different ways that you can lend a hand in the San Antonio area.
Get Rid of Graffiti
Unfortunately, graffiti is an issue the city cannot tackle alone. Volunteers can help by joining scheduled groups for two hours of cleaning. Those who prefer to work on their own can join the individual volunteer program
and receive a kit to work on their own.
, we’re proud to be a part of the communities we serve, including San Antonio, where so many individuals and groups are working to make their community a better place for everyone.