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Description

Volunteers are needed to assist in running the BakerRipley shelter for Harvey evacuees at NRG Center in the next few weeks. Please sign up for a specific shift.

Volunteers are needed for the following jobs:

1. Volunteer Check-in

2. Guest Intake/Check-out

3. Dispensary/Donations

4. Maintaining Living Quarters

5. Food Service

Things you need to know:

1. NRG Center (not the stadium) is located at 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054.

2. Free parking: Enter through Gate 10. Pass red lot and go down NRG Parkway. Park in Orange lots 8, 10 or 12. Parking Map

3. VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN HAS BEEN RELOCATED. After parking in the orange lot, the volunteer entrance and exit is through the glass doors by the flagpoles.

4. Bring a photo ID for verification. Volunteers must be 16 and older.

5. Please wear comfortable clothes and your earn, learn, belong shirt if you were issued one.

6. Bring your own chargers and everything you may need for your shift. Only bring what you can keep on your person - there is no place for bags.

7. Please bring your own non-perishable food or eat before you come. Meals will be prioritized for guests first, so we cannot guarantee there will be food for volunteers at every shift.

8. You must check-in and check-out at the volunteer check-in area for every shift.

**Please note disaster recovery volunteers are exempt from formal agency orientation. You will receive training on-site when you arrive. For now, disregard the orientation instruction in your confirmation email.

Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

NRG Center
1 NRG Park
Houston , 77054

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Location Description:

Things you need to know:

NRG Center is located at 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054.

Free parking: Enter through Gate 10. Pass red lot and go down NRG Parkway. Park on your right in Orange lots 8, 10 or 12. Parking Map

VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN HAS BEEN RELOCATED. After parking in the orange lot, the volunteer entrance and exit is through the glass doors by the flagpoles.

Bring a photo ID for verification - Volunteers must be 16 and older.

Wear comfortable clothes and your earn, learn, belong shirt if you were issued one.

Bring your own non-perishable food or eat before you come. Meals will be prioritized for guests first, so we cannot guatantee there will be food for volunteers at every shift.

You must agree to protect the guests' privacy. DO NOT TAKE PHOTOS OR SHARE GUESTS' STORIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA OR ANY OTHER PLATFORM. It is important that we protect their dignity. If you are seen taking pictures anywhere inside NRG Center, you will be escorted out of the building.

Listen closely. People will have various needs and it's important for us to hear them and act accordingly. This is an opportunity for us to bring peace, a listening ear, and a helping hand.

Refer to people in the shelter as guests, neighbors, or friends. DON'T call them refugees.


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Lauren Duplessis


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Description

***For the month of September, Volunteer orientations are cancelled. If you are a Disaster Response volunteer, please head directly to your shift***

All BakerRipley prospective volunteers are required to attend a mandatory Volunteer Orientation prior to beginning their volunteer service. Volunteer Orientation will provide you with pertinent information about our agency.

***Please note that if you are volunteering for the TXU Energy BakerRipley Turkey Trot ONLY, you are exempt from the orientation and background check requirements.

Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Schedule Slots Available!

This opportunity has a schedule. Click view schedule below to see available times.


Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

Location Description:
Orientation will be on the second floor.
Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Lauren Duplessis

(713) 669-5246
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Questions? Contact us at Volunteer@BakerRipley.org