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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated  27 MAY 2015

EVENT: "Franklin Fest" Career Day
REQUEST: Career day for our students to learn about different career fields
DATE/TIME: May 29th / 9 am- 2pm
LOCATION: Ben Franklin Elementary, 2112 Speedway Ave. Wichita Falls, TX 76308
MISC INFO: Many of our students enjoy reading informational books about various branches of our military. Military presence at our career day will take the information from the book into the real world possibly creating goals and dreams for these young people. We would love it if the volunteers could bring their vehicles or static displays, but we also understand there may be limitations.
TO SIGN UP / GET MORE INFO: Jaime Anderson @ 214-790-5532; email

EVENT: Dance Dash 5k
REQUEST: 40-50 volunteers to man intersections along route
DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 12 9:00 a.m.
VOLUNTEER TIME: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
LOCATION: MPEC, 100 5th Street
MISC INFO: Volunteer will receive a t-shirt and will also need to sign a release form
TO SIGN UP/ GET MORE INFO: Amber Gee 940-764-8429 / Tina Roe 940-764-8200

EVENT: Western Swing Festival 2015
REQUEST: Need 15 Airmen in uniform
EVENT DATE/TIME:June 19, 2015 at 2105
VOLUNTEER DATE/TIME: June 19, 2015 at 1900
LOCATION: MPEC, Wichita Falls, TX
MISC: A free dinner will be served at 1900 and free performances. Airmen to stand in front of the stage and give a hand salute to all the veterans in the audience at 2105.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Joel Jimenez, commander and Gloria Miers, promoter (940) 636-7577

EVENT: Wichita Falls Public Library Celebrity Storytime
REQUEST: Someone to read to preschoolers during our Summer Celebrity Storytimes. Books would be selected by librarians and assistance or tips on reading can be provided.
EVENT DATE/TIME: Any Tuesday, June-July, 10:30am Volunteer Times: Reader would need to arrive at 10:00am and be prepared to stay until 11:15am on his/her date.
LOCATION: Wichita Falls Public Library, 600 11th St 

EVENT: Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD) Volunteers
REQUEST: Volunteers to cover CQ duty, drivers, and escorts
DATE/TIME:  Friday and Saturday nights; AADD volunteer shifts are from 2230 - 0230
LOCATION: Sheppard Lodging for CQ duty and on call for drivers and escorts

EVENT: Saturday Build days
REQUEST: Help build a home for a local family
DATE:  Every Saturday
VOLUNTEER TIMES: 8am till 12pm, 1pm till 430pm
LOCATION: Habitat Build site
MISC INFO: scope of work will change each weekend as we complete stages of construction
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Chris at 940.716.9300 or

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.

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  
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: 940-766-2322 or email

Other agencies that continually need volunteer support:

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (940)767-2447 or
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 (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

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