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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community)
Updated 23 APR 2014

EVENT: 4H District Three Rifle and Pistol Shoot
DATE: April 26, 2014
TIME: 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Can be scheduled for lesser time if required.
LOCATION: Northwest Texas Field and Stream Range (Just North of the base on Old Freiberg Rd.)
REQUEST: Need Range Personnel and help in Scoring Targets.( We could use 10 to 15 people)
MISC: We expect 100 youth and from 8 yrs to 18 years old as well as their parents
TO SIGN UP / GET MORE INFO: please contact.Roger Kroes rogerkroes@sbcglobal.net 940-632-9800

EVENT: Christmas in Action Project Day
DATE: April 26, 2014
TIME: All day
LOCATION: Wichita County
REQUEST: Need teams to do home repairs on homes for low income elderly and low income disabled
TO SIGN UP / GET MORE INFO: please contact Cassie Ahearn 940-696-9393 or cassie1@christmasinactionwftx.org If you have a team but cannot make the April 26 date another date can be chosen.

Event: KFDX Kids Fest
Request:
Volunteers
Event Date/Time: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Volunteer Times: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Wichita Falls MPEC
Misc Info: We are looking for volunteers to help with crowd control, inflatable slides and other activities.
To sign up/get more info: Jonell Davis - 940-691-0003 ext. 282 or jonell@kfdx.com

Event: Cajun Fest
Request: In total, 150-200 volunteers
Event Date/Time: May 10, 1200-2300
Volunteer Times: various shifts throughout the day
Location: Downtown Farmers' Market
Misc Info: A shuttle will be provided for Sheppard volunteers, along with a tshirt, a meal and a free ticket for the festival
To sign up/get more info: 940.322.4525; http://downtownproud.com/events/2014/05/10/downtown-cajun-festival/

Event: Dance Dash 5k
Request:
80-100
Event Date/Time: Saturday, May 17 at 9:00 am
Volunteer Times: 8:00 am to 12 p.m.
Location: MPEC
Misc Info: Benefits Children's Miracle Network at United Regional
To sign up/get more info: www.dancedash.org/ contact Amber Gee at 940-764-8429

EVENT: Cunningham Elementary Field Day
REQUEST:
Need 44 volunteers
DATE/TIME: June 4, 2014 from 7:30 am - 12 pm
LOCATION: Cunningham Elementary Playground
MISC: Volunteers will need to go on the WFISD website & fill out a background check form then email it to trussell@wfisd.net On the day of they will need to bring a drivers license.
POC:Jackie Slusher 940-235-1144

EVENT: Relay for Life
REQUEST: Set up and tear down
Event Date/Time: June 13, 7 pm (all night)
Volunteer Times: 12 Jun 5-8pm, 13 Jun 10am-midnight, 14 Jun 12am-8am
Location: McNeil Jr High Track
To sign up/get more info: Ms Brenda Walker, 580-716-8135

EVENT: Wichita Falls Community Orchestra
Request:
 Violin/strings players to play with the orchestra
Date/Time: Concerts throughout the year volunteer times: WFCO rehearses Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Fain Instrumental Hall at MSU (Teepee Street). We welcome all musicians (especially strings) and administrative volunteers. Formal auditions are not required. Good rehearsals mean good performances and although we realize not everyone can attend every rehearsal we do require a sincere level of commitment.
Location: Various
To sign up/get more info: WFCommunityOrchestra@gmail.com

Event: Produce Express Bags
Request: Help to assemble fresh produce for distribution
Event Date/Time: Any Tuesday or Wednesday Volunteer Times: 8am-5pm
Location: 1230 Midwestern Parkway
Misc Info: If anyone would like to fill out paperwork in advance, we can email that out, please request at betsilujan@wfafb.org
To sign up/get more info: 940-766-2322 or email wendellgriffin@wfafb.org

Other agencies that continually need volunteer support:

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (940)767-2447 or wfinfo@bbbstx.org
Boys and Girls Club of Wichita Falls and Burkburnett (940)322-2012 (mentoring youth)
Children's Aid Society (940) 322-3141 (2-17 year olds emergency housing; 30 children live there)
Christmas in Action (940) 696-9393 (elderly/disabled home renovation projects)
Faith Mission (940) 723-5663 (serving the homeless)
Faith Refuge (940) 322-4673 (aiding homeless women and children)
First Step (940) 723-1646 (domestic violence)
Food Bank (940) 766-2322
Habitat for Humanity (940) 716-9300 (build homes for needy)
Patsy's House (940) 723-1646 (abused children)
Read 2 Learn - Reading Initiative Contact January Jones at (940)235-1009 or jbjones@wfisd.net (Become a reading volunteer)
Salvation Army (940) 687-2051 (aiding the needy)
Wichita Falls Adult Literacy Council (940) 766-1954 (tutors to help improve the county's 23% illiteracy rate)
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank - (940) 766-2322 or terrymorton@wfafb.org




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