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Volunteer Program

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Page last reviewed: October 17, 2023

Community Engagement

Advancing Health Equity

Our goal is to implement strategies to address COVID-19 health disparities and health inequities. 

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Charitable Feeding

This recognized charitable food service provider program is a voluntary program whose goal is to provide coordination of operations to organizations that serve homeless individuals. 

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Community Re-Entry Network Program

Our caring, multi-disciplinary staff is committed to addressing the needs of the “whole” person with innovative, evidence-based programming and linkage to services designed to meet the needs of formerly incarcerated persons, and interrupting the cycle of recidivism.

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Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens

The Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens provide hands-on experience in vegetable gardening and urban agriculture to community members and encourage the consumption of local fruits and vegetables.

Houston Youth Workforce Council

The Houston Youth Workforce Council educates, trains, and facilitates career exposure and placements for youth by utilizing evidence-based practices, collaboration with youth development partners, and educational systems for collective impact.

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Internship Program

Houston Health Department internships help you gain knowledge, skills, and experience relevant to your career path while making important professional connections.

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Next G.H.E.N. Project

The Next Grassroots Health Education Network (G.H.E.N.) is searching for community partners and organizations to help usher in the next generation of transformative grassroots health educators.

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Public Health AmeriCorps

The City of Houston through the Houston Health Department has developed the Public Health AmeriCorps program serving in the Houston/Harris County Texas area that will focus on areas to access to health care and human services. 

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