Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. Volunteer Requirements

All volunteer orientations are held at the Crisis Intervention Center located at: 210 S. Walnut, Webster, TX 77598

Please call our Volunteer Services Department at 281-338-7600 or volunteer@bayareaturningpoint.com with questions or concerns.

**Individuals with prior convictions of FRAUD, THEFT or ASSAULT are not eligible to volunteer**

Please bring the following items to orientation:

  • Two (2) forms of ID; one must include a photo. ** Social Security Card required for childcare volunteers**
  • Three (3) personal references; individuals cannot be a relative and must have known you for at least one year. (Name, email address and phone number is required for each reference.)
  • $10 for a criminal background check.

$10 background check fee NOT APPLICABLE for Court Ordered Volunteers

Teen Volunteer Information (minimum volunteer age 14):

14/15 years of age: must attend orientation and volunteer with a parent. Minors are not eligible to volunteer with the agency if they are required to complete Court Ordered Community Service.

16/17 years of age: must attend orientation with a parent. After completing volunteer orientation, the child will be allowed to volunteer without parent accompaniment.

POLICY:  It is the policy of BATP to not hire volunteer applicants nor accept applicants as volunteers who have received services from our agency within the last 6 months or those that are currently receiving our services.

Volunteer Applications and Orientation Registration:

To apply for regular community volunteer service: Application
To register for regular community volunteer orientation: please click here.

To apply for court ordered community service volunteer service: Application
To register for court ordered community service volunteer orientation: please click here.


Volunteer Spotlight

Bay Area Turning Point would like to thank Clear Lake Church of Christ youth for selecting our agency as a beneficiary of its annual Serve Week.  Young adults from the church assisted us with various tasks such as weeding, deep cleaning, working in our food pantry and assisting in our child care facility. Volunteers are the bloodline of our organization, and we appreciate this group – and the many others that help – for going the extra mile to ensure our needs are met!


Carol ‘Cari’ Greene is a Lifetime Volunteer. She has volunteered at Bay Area Turning Point since 1997, donating more than 1,400 service hours to our agency. Cari currently works as a Crisis Hotline Advocate supporting those in crisis by offering a listening ear and resources to get callers the help they need.  As a Crisis Hotline Advocate, Cari plays an integral part in assisting callers with their rebuilding process.

Words cannot express how grateful we are for Cari’s dedication to our mission. We value and appreciate Cari for all that she has done and continues to do for BATP!