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Volunteer Program

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Volunteer Coordinator Lori Cooper

Lori Cooper

Lori Cooper is the Volunteer Coordinator for Smith County. She has always enjoyed helping others and lifting people up.

Before she started working with Smith County, she was a high school teacher. Mrs. Cooper grew up in Whitehouse and studied at Tyler Junior College before earning her bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Tyler.

Find YOUR place in the Smith County Volunteer Program

Below you can find volunteer postings for departments within Smith County.  We would love to have you join our program and give back to your community.

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Match
Get Connected


Volunteer Application

One-Time Event Volunteer Application


Volunteer Summer Review Newsletter 2019


Smith County Annex Building
200 East Ferguson, Ste. 210
Tyler, Texas 75702

Office: 903-590-2671

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Smith County Volunteer Program to strive for excellence by providing a method by which County citizens can contribute service to the community through volunteering their time and efforts to different departments throughout Smith County.

"Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in." - author unknown