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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community)
Updated 15 SEPT 2014

Event: Falls Fest
Request: Volunteers needed Tuesday, September 23 to help set up and Saturday, September 27 for various duties
Event Date/Time:  Tuesday, September 23 from 0800-1200, Saturday 27 from 1400-2300
Location: Lucy Park, 100 Sunset Dr., Wichita Falls
To sign up/get more info: Call 1Lt Jon Guillen (940) 676-6136, jon.guillen.3@us.af.mil

Event: TX-OK Fair
Request: Volunteers to man the First Aid booth - basic first aid knowledge or SABC required
Event Date/Time: 16-20 Sept/Various shifts
Location: Multi-Purpose Event Center, 5th and Burnett Misc Info: Must wear either Red or White shirt with Khaki or Jean shorts/pants. Lions Club prepares a meal for volunteers
To sign up/get more info: e-mail daniel.austin.8@us.af.mil

Event: Volunteers at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank
Request: Volunteers needed for various duties at the Food Bank. Please wear closed toe shoes
Event Date/Time: September - Monday - Friday Volunteer Times: 8am-5pm
Location: 1230 Midwestern Parkway
Misc Info: http://wfafb.org/give/volunteer orientation and forms to fill out in advance for groups.
To sign up/get more info: Call 766-2322

Event: Wichita Falls Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K
Request: Volunteers needed to help with security and tear down
Event Date/Time: Saturday, 11 Oct Volunteer Times: 6:30am to approximately 12:00pm
Location: Parking lot at MPEC between Travis and Lamar on 5th Street
To sign up/get more info: e-mail jenniferwright66@gmail.com  or aaronwright66@gmail.com 

EVENT: STOP DIABETES 5K
DATE:
11/28/2007
TIME: Event begins at 7pm, Registration at 5:30pm, Setup earlier TBD
LOCATION: Sikes Lake at Midwestern State University, Louis J Rodriguez Dr. & Midwestern Pkwy
REQUEST: Volunteers to assist in various functions of 5K, Sponsorship of event (various amounts available)
TO SIGN UP / GET MORE INFO: go to www.active.com and search for "STOP DIABETES 5K" or contact Randall Barker at 940-447-1169 / randallb99@aol.com 

 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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