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Volunteer Opportunities

VBEC LogoVBEC (Victoria Business and Education Coalition) is the educational initiative of the University of Houston Victoria, The Victoria College, Victoria Independent School District, Victoria Chamber of Commerce, and many area businesses and individuals. The goal of the program is to assist with increasing the educational attainment level of the region.
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Helping kids build better lives

mentoring/tutoring, after-school programming, individualized intervention, family assistance with examples of the programs which meet the needs.

 

Different kids have different needs. Some need academic help; some need a stable home and food on the table, or someone who will listen and help guide the way. Others just need a pair of eyeglasses.

 

Helping kids move beyond their circumstances requires an individualized approach, not one-size-fits-all. We treat young people as individuals and coordinate support around their specific needs.

 

Coordinated, individualized approach; it’s what makes us effective.

 

Our approach to communities is the same – different communities have different needs and priorities.

 

That’s why our services vary. Throughout the United States our services are a mix of the following:

 

Non-academic assistance: Connecting young people with a host of services — healthcare, housing, nutrition — resulting in students more prepared to learn.

 

One-to-one mentoring: Instilling the confidence to succeed, the belief that education creates opportunity, and setting the expectation for success.

 

Tutoring and academic support: Increasing academic performance and building confidence.

Family assistance & parent engagement: Ensuring children have a supportive home life, and that parents have access to the services they need.

Out-of-school enrichment & service learning: Strengthening the resiliency of children to succeed by expanding their understanding of what the world has to offer.

 

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BRINGING TOGETHER VOLUNTEERS AND OPPORTUNITIES

VolunteerVictoriaTX.org is a free web-based service connecting volunteers with agencies in Victoria and surrounding counties. VOLUNTEER VICTORIA provides a link between agencies looking for volunteers and people interested in volunteering.
Click the Volunteer Victoria logo to visit the website.