Volunteers talk at Habitable Spaces

At Habitable Spaces, a nonprofit farm and artists’ residency near Seguin, volunteers can learn about permaculture practices of farming and raising animals. Photo: Tom McCarthy Jr.

Information on volunteering opportunities related to organizations mentioned in our April 2018 feature 4 Voluntourism Options in Texas to Combine Your Passions for Travel and Doing Good.

Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Visit txvoad.communityos.org.

The Salvation Army
Visit salvationarmytexas.org or contact [email protected].

Samaritan’s Purse
Visit www.spvolunteer.org.

Convoy of Hope
Visit convoyofhope.orghope.org or email [email protected].

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Visit tpwd.texas.gov/volunteer.

Find Nature Conservancy of Texas preserves and contact information at nature.org/texas.

World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms requires a $40 membership fee to search for participating farms; wwoofusa.org.

Habitable Spaces lists information about artist residencies and farm work on its website, habitablespaces.org.

The Texas Book Festival is Oct. 27-28 in Austin; texasbookfestival.org/volunteer.

Viva Big Bend music festival is July 26-29 in Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis, and Marathon; vivabigbend.com.

The Austin City Limits Music Festival take place is Oct. 5-7 and Oct. 12-14. For information on volunteering, visit aclfestival.com/information.

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