VOLUNTEERING/COMMUNITY SERVICE Together we can make the world a better place to live

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VOLUNTEERING/COMMUNITY SERVICETogether we can make the world a better place to live.

EXPLORE YOUR INTERESTSHelp out in an animal shelter or nearest zooVolunteer at a summer camp or preschool programPlay games with kids at a neighborhood centerHelp out at a homeless shelter or soup kitchenMake curtains or bedspreads for a womens shelter or nursing home residentsClean up parks or work a neighbors gardenJoin a community theaterJoin conservation activitiesEXPLORE POSSIBLE CAREERSVolunteer at a nursing home, retirement center or hospitalVolunteer at the library, day care or community center; read to younger children or help with homeworkVolunteer at local museum or greenhouse/nurseryHelp with office work at a nonprofit organization (United Way of Ennis)

COLLEGE APPS AND WORK RESUMESColleges Who are you inside and outside of classroomLooking for well-rounded individuals

Employers want workers whoArrives on time EVERY dayTakes responsibility for actionsTakes direction from supervisorsWorks well with others

A good reference from an agency may help you land that job.

ITS FUN!!!It is better to give than to receive!You feel better about yourselfYour self-esteem and confidence increasesYou make new friendsYou learn new skills

Share Your Talents and KnowledgeEveryone has something unique to share with others.

Blood DonorsHelping HandsRelay For Life

ADVANCE THE COMMON GOODIs this the way things are supposed to be?Get involvedmake a positive change in the worldWith our help, Ennis can be a place whereFamilies are healthy and strongChildren receive the help needed to succeedThe disabled and elderly may live independentlyWe have safe and supportive neighborhoods

Phone Numbers/WebsitesUnited Way of Ennis972-351-2060Helping Hands of Ennis972-875-0218Meals on Wheels972-351-9943Habitat for Humanity972-937-2797Local churchesHome improvement activitiesEllis Co. SPCA972-935-0756Boys and Girls Club972-878-1543Communityservice.org

By volunteering, you help make our community a better place to live, and YOU become part of the solution.