Volunteering gives you an opportunity to change lives, including your own! Check with your school and church for more volunteer opportunities.

Chandler Lions Club

  • Annual Pancake and Spaghetti Suppers - set up, clean up, etc.
  • Collect aluminum cans to raise funds - hold a special can collection event
  • Nursing Home parties - host special events for the residents
  • Lions Club gives Citizenship Awards - mentor younger children
  • Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville – identify special needs students that can attend the camp; possibly serve as a counselor at the camp
  • White Can Day - annual event to collect donations to help the blind
  • Eyeglasses - assist in the collection of used eye glasses for redistribution
  • Pow Wow Parade - Participate in the Pow Wow Parade


Ruby Simon
Ph: (903) 849-6056

God's Open Hands (Food Pantry & Thrift Store)

  • Hold a food drive (especially before the holidays)
  • Help with hauling, lifting, moving canned goods, and other supplies
  • Sorting through donated clothes, moving clothes in / out of storage


Pat Martin
Ph: (903) 849-6966

Chandler Public Library

  • Help with book drives, sorting books
  • Special projects related to the Historical Society Museum
  • Library Volunteer Form


Nancy Bertholf, Librarian
Ph: (903) 849-4122

Keep Chandler Beautiful

  • Spring clean-up in conjunction with Keep America Clean Trash-off
  • Recycle Center is open the first and third Wednesday from 7:00 am to 10:00 am and on the second and fourth Saturday from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
    • Unload recycling from people’s vehicles, sort the recycling, start a recycling-awareness campaign in your community or neighborhood
  • Special projects such as landscaping areas of the city, putting out flags, setting up / cleaning up at fundraisers


Ronda Cockerham
Ph: (903) 849-6853 Ext. 100

Parks & Recreation

  • Special events such as baseball / softball tournaments
  • Help in the concession stand

Chandler Museum & Visitors Center

  • Volunteer in the Visitors Center Volunteer Form
  • Assistance with Museum and yard maintenance
  • Help with special events


Rick Ford
Ph: (903) 570-6036


Nancy Bertholf        Ph: (903) 521-5962

City of Chandler

  • Involvement in special events such as the Pow Wow, Kid Fish Day & Holiday in the Park
  • Joining the Chandler Police Explorers (volunteer in the community and learn about a career in law enforcement)
    • Contact Ronda Cockerham at (903) 849-6853 ext.100 for more information


Ronda Cockerham
Ph: (903) 849-6853