Volunteer Opportunities


Join the Houston Geological Society's wonderful group of volunteers!

The HGS is always looking for energetic members to become volunteers for the society. As the largest local geological society in the country, we depend on the support of our members to help us organize and execute our many activities.


  • Dinner Meeting Liaison  - Pick up of materials from HGS office, work registration table, return materials to HGS office
  • Exhibits Chairman – take the HGS booth to conferences and sign up memberships
  • Membership Growth
  • Conference Planning


How you can help

Field trips:

Do you have an idea for a fun field trip? We are always interested in planning exciting trips for adults and kids! Add your name to our list of future field trip guides!

Monthly Technical Meetings:

Have you recently heard a great speaker that you think the HGS should host? Let us know! You can also volunteer to help at any of our monthly technical meetings, such as:

  • General Dinner
  • General Lunch
  • Environmental & Engineering Meeting
  • North American Dinner
  • International Dinner


HGS Committees:

Committees such as Educational Outreach, Continuing Education, and NeoGeos are always looking for extra helping hands! 

Annual Events:

Every year the HGS has annual social events, and we need volunteers to help us organize and set up on the day of the events. They include:

  • Scholarship Night
  • Crawfish Boil
  • Skeet Shoot
  • Conferences
  • Golf Tournament


If you are interested in adding your name to our list of volunteers, please contact the HGS Office at office@hgs.org