101 Ways to Serve

Hospitality

  • Hospitality Coordinator
  • Meals for Volunteers
  • Provide Worksite Snacks
  • Hosting Volunteers 
  • Coordinating Volunteer Housing Out-of-Town Group Coordinator Out-of-Town Group Transport  Laundry for Volunteers
  • Set-Up, Tear Down, Cleaning Delivering Care Packages  Childcare for Volunteers

Family Support

  • Volunteer Case Manager
  • Recovery Data Management Case Manager Support
  • Caring for Individuals/Families Coordinating Resources
  • Family Meal Provider
  • Professional Assistance 
  • Household Items Delivery Family Needs Assessor 
  • Family Support Trainer
  • Translator
  • Laundry for Recovering Families Transportation
  • Prayer
  • Ministry of Presence
  • Childcare for Recovering Families

Community Engagement

  • Neighborhood Canvassing Canvassing Trainer
  • Canvassing Team Leader  Recovery Event Coordinator Engaging Recovery Agencies

Church

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Disaster Response Coordinator Disaster Response Team Member “Moment for Mission” in Worship Include in “Prayers of the People” Provide Updates to Congregation Share Rebuild/Recovery Stories Write Articles for Newsletter Lead Disaster Response Study

Coalition/Network

  • Communicate with Churches Engage churches in Network Launch Team Member
  • Advisory Team Member
  • Network Volunteer Coordinator Data Research/Management Build Community Relationships Public Relations Coordinator Prayer Leader
  • Grant Writing & Fund Raising

Construction Leadership

  • Family Relocation Support  Construction Coordinator  Site or Team Leaders
  • Home Repair Assessor

Construction Participation

  • General Construction
  • Sanitation (Mold Remediation) Basic Flooring
  • Basic Cabinet Installation
  • Demolition (Gutting)
  • Sheetrock Installation
  • Tile Installation
  • Trim & Finishing
  • Landscaping
  • Roofing
  • Painting
  • Appliance Installation
  • Drainage Improvement

Trained/Skilled Service

  • All Aspects of Construction
  • Skilled Volunteer Trainer
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Electrician
  • Welding

Warehouse Support

  • Warehouse Coordinator
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Coordinate Heavy Equipment  Materials & Tools Logistics
  • Construction Runner/Driver

Sheltering

  • Arrange for Emergency Shelter  Coordinate Post-Disaster Shelter  Serve in Shelter
  • Supervise Shelter
  • Train Shelter Volunteers
  • Coordinate Points of Distribution  Coordinate Staging Areas 
  • Arrange for Volunteer Intake Centers  Provide Emergency Supply Storage

Photography, Writing, PR

  • Photograph Projects & Events Provide photos to Church/Network Write Rebuild/Recovery Stories Publicize Your Network

Houston Responds Leadership

  • Serve on Advisory Board
  • Adopt Organizational Projects Support Houston Responds Staff

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Updated on June 4, 2021

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