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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Income Tax Assistance program

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) is currently recruiting volunteers for the upcoming 2015 tax filing season. They provide free tax law training to volunteers who will become IRS certified to prepare tax returns. VITA program requires no experience, offers training during the week and on weekends and offers incentives such as referral bonuses and an Appreciation Dinner at the end of the tax season.

Once volunteers attend the 16 hour free tax law training they will volunteer at a site of their choice as a tax preparer.

You may volunteer any day of the week between 10:00am-8:00pm.

For more information visit:

If you have any further question please contact;

Eva Avitia





Loaves and Fishes

Mobile Loaves and Fishes is a ministry that makes and delivers meals to the homeless in San Antonio. It is sponsored by St. Mark's Evangelical Catholic Church on Thousand Oaks. They feel about 900 people a week!!

Volunteers will make cold sandwiches (50-60) per run, help clean the kitchen and adjacent room, and help load the truck. There might be an opportunity for a few people to help deliver and serve the meal if the regular team cancels (3 max).

Times that you could sign up for are the third Fridays from 9-11 a.m.approx.,fourth Sundays from 9:30 - 11 a.m. approx., and for Tuesday and Wednesday nights contact Renee Hayes for availability.

For more information visit their website:

If you have any other questions contact:

Renee Hayes

Friday - Sunday, December 4-6 - Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon

The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series has raised more than $310 million for participating charities.

The event weekend includes a world-class Health & Fitness Expo, Kids Rock race, 10K race, and the Rock 'n' Roll Half and Full Marathon.

Over 25,000 runners and walkers will take to the streets for music, fun and competition.

Volunteers receive a Race Crew t-shirt, drawstring backpack, refreshments and snacks, free parking and community service hours.

This is our biggest need for volunteers and a great event for families, organizations, companies and large groups to volunteer together.

Volunteers help with Expo registration, race start and finish line, water stations and more. There are thousands of opportunities for volunteers. You can be part of the race crew by registering @

Saturday - Dec.12,2015 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis


2015 Jingle Bell Run/Walk San Antonio

The Arthritis Foundation - San Antonio

The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. The Arthritis Foundation goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life and making each day another stride towards a cure.

The Arthritis Foundation leads the way in...

The Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a fun and festive way to kick off the holidays by raising funds to help others! The Jingle Bell Run/Walk needs your support and time to make this event a great success.

Volunteers needed in the following areas:

1. Route Guides

2. Water Stations

3. Christmas Carolers- group

4. First Aid

5. Cleanup

When: Sat Dec 12, 2015, 12:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Where: One Valero Way San Antonio, TX 78249

The Arthritis Foundation also needs volunteers to help with setting up for the event the day before on Friday, December 11. Below is the link for the volunteer slots on Friday:


To volunteer or for more information, please visit/contact:


Patricia Bodet


Phone#: 210.380.8171


Saturday, Dec.12, 2015 - San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk


2015 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk

  American Heart Association   

The American Heart Association set a bold 10-year goal: To reduce coronary heart disease, stroke and risk by 25 percent by 2010. We achieved the reduction in deaths ahead of schedule and made substantial progress against three of the six risk factors. Our 2020 Impact Goal focuses on helping people in building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

This year's annual American Heart Association San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk will bring out 12,000 walkers who are joining us to fight heart disease & stroke, America's #1 & #5 killers. We need YOU to come out and help make our event a success!

American Heart Association is looking for Volunteers to assist in all areas of the walk including our Sponsor tents, Kids Zone, entertainment and route "cheerleaders".


2015 Heart & Stroke Walk Flyer  


When: Sat Dec 12, 2015, 07:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where: Nelson Wolff Stadium 5757 Us-90 W San Antonio, TX 78227  


To volunteer or for more information, please visit/contact:

Tammi Collins


Phone#: 210-810-3096

Friday, Nov. 27th - 2015 Ford Holiday River Parade

2015 Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony

Paseo Del Rio Association

Get everyone in the holiday spirit! This event is great for families, neighborhoods, community groups or organizations for team building & leadership opportunities. You will be placed in same area along the parade route if signed up as a group.

Help us share the "Christmas Spirit" with an estimated 180,000 spectators in downtown San Antonio plus millions of television viewers nationwide.

Additional information about the parade can be found here:  

2015Ford Holiday River Parade Form (must be emailed to


Volunteers will assist with seating our guests for the upcoming 2015 Ford Holiday River Parade and will be served a free dinner between chair set-up and the beginning of the parade.

Give us a call or register if you would like to have a great time, watch the parade for free, meet interesting people, act as an impromptu San Antonio tour guide and be a part of another truly unique San Antonio event.

 All Volunteers check in at Plaza Juarez in La Villita 
         (418 Villita Street SA, TX 78205) 
         “Opposite the Villita Assembly Hall on S. Presa Street at La Villita Street.  


When: Fri Nov 27, 2015, 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM    

Where: 418 Villita St. San Antonio, TX 78205


To volunteer or for more information, please contact:

Trisha Rios
Phone#: 210-323-7625


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"You will be amazed how you can touch a person's life just by giving a few hours of your time. Service and leadership in your community go a long way and have helped me become the person I am today." 

- Patricia Bennett 2013 

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Marie Morgan, Director
(210) 486-4009

Kelly Blanco, Coordinator
(210) 486-4010

Kim Pinder, Administrative Services Specialist
(210) 486-4004

Bianca Ramirez, Senior Specialist
(210) 486-4526