For the 2020-2021 school year, the T3 staff will consistently monitor local conditions regarding the COVID-19 crisis.
1. Community service is an integral part of being a T3 Scholar and becoming a leader in the Tarrant County community. Community service that you have completed for other organizations (ie, National Honor’s Society, Beta Club, AVID, etc) can count towards your T3 Community Service hours.
2. This year, we will ask you to submit your eight hours of community service hours (organization, number of hours and someone to verify your involvement) by July 31, 2021. Requirements for the 2021-2022 year are coming soon.
3. If the current COVID situation keeps you from completing community service by July 31, 2021 you will remain eligible for T3 supports during the 2021-2022 school year.
4. All T3 Scholars will need to complete 8 hours of community service during the 2021-2022 school year to receive scholarships/supports the 2022-2023 school year.
Community Service Opportunities
Virtual & In-Person
Tarrant Area Food Bank
Sort, inspect, and package donated food items at the Distribution Center alongside a group of up to 30 socially distanced volunteers. Weekday and weekend shifts are available at various times of day. Learn more and sign up here: August Sign Up
Center for Transforming Lives
Opportunity to volunteer at CTL Resale Shop.
The Resale Shop benefiting Center for Transforming Lives; Primary responsibilities are organizing and sorting merchandise while offering aid to the donors dropping off donations. Volunteer shifts are Monday – Saturday at either 10am-2pm or 1pm-5pm.
Food Distributor- Volunteers will help unload, sort, bag and distribute groceries to community members. Volunteer opportunities are between 8am and 12pm each Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8201 Calmont Avenue, Fort Worth 76116. Masks and gloves are provided.
Support Taste Community Restaurant, a pay what you can establishment. Be a part of the Welcome Team (greeter/host), Service Team (meal service), or Kitchen Team (food prep). Youth volunteers must be accompanied by an adult.
Prescreen patients and caregivers upon entry to the clinic by taking temperatures, offering sanitizer and masks, and asking a series of questions. Shifts are on weekdays during business hours at Texas Oncology Fort Worth Cancer Center. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to sign up.
Community Enrichment Center
Sort and build care packages in the food pantry alongside a group of up to 10 volunteers (Monday to Friday during business hours). You may also assist in the resale shop (Monday to Saturday during business hours) or perform yard work for older adults. Visit https://cechope.org/volunteers/ to coordinate a shift.
Meals on Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County
Deliver meals to homebound seniors and disabled clients on a weekday during the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Assist on an ongoing basis or as your schedule allows. Groups may adopt a shift and alternate volunteers from week to week. Click here for more information or to sign up.
Distribute food at the mobile drive-through pantry or assist trained bike mechanics with bicycle repairs to support Fort Worth residents. Contact email@example.com for more information or to sign up.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Give the gift of friendship and mentorship to a child by becoming a Big Brother, or Big Sister. Bigs engage with their littles through virtual or socially distanced activities. Learn more here. Must be 18+ years old in order to be considered for this opportunity.
West Fort Worth Center of Hope
Contact families in the Las Vegas Trail community using Google Voice to assist with registration for the Covid vaccine. Learn more and sign up as a Contact and Intake Volunteer using the link below. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Remote and virtual volunteer opportunities readily available for you to engage from the comfort of your home or workspace. Two suggested activities include our Notecard Project and T-shirt Tote Bag Project.
Notecard Project: Write notes of encouragement or draw pictures for seniors, long-term care residents, and other community partner clients.
T-Shirt Tote Bag Project: Prepare reusable and environmentally friendly bag out of a t-shirt to help the United Way distribute food to hungry Texans in partnership with Tarrant Area Food Bank.
Have an opportunity that you would like to highlight?
Email email@example.com to share a volunteer opportunity you would like highlighted in the next student and family newsletter.