Become a Volunteer

Make an impact in our El Paso community by donating your time to the GECU Foundation.1


Volunteers are vital — become a volunteer today!

The GECU Foundation supports many charities and organizations that offer different volunteer opportunities to members, employees and the entire El Paso community. Feel a sense of pride when you volunteer and help provide free tax preparation,2 hand out food at Mi Comunidad Center’s food pantry, and more!

Volunteer opportunities and roles vary throughout the year. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, fill out the form below and we will contact you when volunteer opportunities become available.

Volunteer Registration

Volunteers use their time to give back to their community and help others in need. You can even earn community volunteer hours! We would not be able to help so much of our community without our volunteers.

Complete the form below to become a GECU volunteer. We’ll be in touch before our next volunteer opportunity.

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Learn How to Become a Volunteer
  • Where can I register to become a volunteer?
    We have different volunteer opportunities throughout the year. You can register by filling out the form above and we will contact you with the opportunities available.
  • Can I choose my hours and days of the week to volunteer?
    You can provide us with the days and times that you are available to volunteer, and we will do our best to match you with opportunities available.
  • What are the types of things that I can volunteer for?
    Volunteer opportunities include providing free tax assistance in different locations throughout El Paso, providing meals during our monthly food-pantry drives, filling backpacks with supplies for back-to-school events, wrapping Christmas presents for children, and other community events that arise.
  • Can my children volunteer?
    Children ages 13 and over can volunteer at certain events as long as a parent or guardian also volunteers at the same event.
  • Is there a certification needed to volunteer for tax-preparation help with VITA?
    Yes, certain certifications are required to volunteer with VITA depending on your volunteer role. Resources for certification will be provided.
1The GECU Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity established to maximize philanthropic efforts benefitting education, community programs and charitable giving. If you itemize deductions on your federal tax return, you may be entitled to claim your donation to the GECU Foundation as a charitable deduction. Please consult your tax adviser.
2For qualifying households.
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