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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated 25 MAR 2015

REQUEST: Volunteers for crowd control and to help run the large inflatable slides.
VOLUNTEER TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Morning Shift: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Afternoon Shift 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Wichita Falls MPEC Exhibit Hall, 900 5th Street
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Please contact Jonell Davis: or 940-691-0003

EVENT: Backdoor Theatre Storage Move
REQUEST: We need at least 24 volunteers to move all our costumes and stage properties to a new warehouse.
EVENT DATE/TIME: 11 April, 2015 - from 0900-1600.
LOCATION: Backdoor Theatre is located at 501 Indiana, Wichita Falls
MISC INFO: Only a 10-minute drive from Sheppard AFB, Backdoor Theatre is the premiere Not-For-Profit community theatre in Wichita Falls
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Please contact Backdoor's Business Manager, Dr. David Cerreta, at 704-7434.

EVENT: Wee-Chi-Tah BMX Gold Cup Qualifier/State Qualifier Weekend
REQUEST: Looking for 10 - 20 motivated/fun volunteers to assist with the following: merchandise sales, concession stand, staging of racers, track officials/safety monitoring, racer signup, bike inspection, trophy/awards, cleanup
EVENT DATE/TIME: April 11 & 12, 2015 Volunteer Times: 11 April/9:00-9:00  12 April/8:00-8:00 (at the latest)
LOCATION:  Wee-Chi-Tah BMX, 502 Wichita St, Wichita Falls I
MISC INFO: Free Lunch/Dinner for all volunteers!! Free Shirts to volunteers (limited quantity) 
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: please contact Lauren Scheffe: or 940-636-4585 (please leave a message)

EVENT: Wind Creek Park Earth Day Clean Up
REQUEST: Volunteers needed to pick up litter in Wind Creek Park
EVENT DATE/TIME: April 18 at 9 a.m.
VOLUNTEER DATE/TIME: April 18 at 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Wind Creek Park
MISC INFO: Gloves and Bags will be provided. Volunteers may bring personal gloves.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Contact Stephanie Duke DS2/PAE or 940-676-2415

EVENT: Wichita Adult Literacy Council Book Fair
REQUEST: Assistance in moving 100,000 books from pallets to tables
EVENT DATE/TIME: March 26 from 5-8 p.m., March 27 and 28, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
VOLUNTEER DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 24th from noon until 5. Anytime Wednesday through Saturday 9-8 p.m.
LOCATION: Sikes Lake Center, on the MSU campus, south of the new fitness/wellness center
MISC INFO: The Wichita Adult Literacy Council is a non-profit organization that helps adults learn to read at no cost to the student. This book sale is a once a year fund raiser for us that takes an entire year to prepare for.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Contact Betsy O'Connor at (940)766-1954 or by email at

EVENT: Community Champions Day
REQUEST: Wing Commanders, General, to deliver Meals on Wheels
EVENT DATE/TIME: Weds 25 Mar 2015 ;VOLUNTEER TIMES: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.; Lunch served after
LOCATION: The Kitchen/Meals on Wheels, 1000 Burnett, Wichita Falls,
MISC INFO: Community Champions Day is held each year when Wichita Falls dignitaries come together to deliver Meals on Wheels. Those in attendance will be Mayor Barham, Chief of Police, Sheriff, etc. Media will be covering this event. See below for further information.

EVENT:  4H District Three Rifle and Pistol Shoot
DATE:  March 25, 2015
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 from 8 yrs to 18 years old as well as their parents.
TO SIGN UP / GET MORE INFO:  please contact Roger Kroes 940-632-9800

EVENT:  Texoma's Hellacious Obstacle Run (T.H.O.R.)
REQUEST:  Looking for 300 motivated volunteers to assist with the following:
merchandise sales, bag drop, volunteer check-in, volunteer support, water
stations, obstacle safety monitoring, medical assistance, packet pickup,
tent construction..
DATES/TIMES: 9 Apr/All Day, 10 Apr/All Day & Race day - 11 Apr/0730 to 1400
LOCATION: Lucy Park (station specific information will be provided at a
later date)
MISC INFO:  Free shirts & food for all volunteers!
ATTIRE: Wear old clothes & shoes (they will most likely get muddy!)

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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