VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community)
Updated 6 MAR 2014
EVENT: St. Patrick's Day Festival
REQUEST: Volunteers needed to work the event & tear down
TIME: March 15 - Volunteer shift times are 4:00-8:00 pm or 8:00-11:30 pm. Actual event time is 4:30-10:30 pm
LOCATION: Downtown Wichita Falls, 8th & Indiana. There will be a check-in booth for the volunteers.
MISC: If you need transportation from the base to downtown a shuttle bus will be available. For more information visit www.downtownproud.com/events/st-patricks-day-downtown-street-festival/
POC: MSgt Christopher Woolington (940)-867-9440 or DWFPvolunteer@gmail.com for details.
EVENT: Texoma's Hellacious Obstacle Run (THOR)
REQUEST: Volunteers needed to set up, work, clean up, and tear down obstacles
DATE: April 12, 2014
TIME: First group run start time is 0900, volunteers needed throughout the day
MISC: Bring your own water. Volunteers are expected to dress appropriately for the weather and type of work. For setup and tear down of obstacles: work clothes such as boots, gloves & long pants are expected for safety reasons. For the event day: sports workout attire would be appropriate. Do not wear anything you don't want to get dirty. Volunteer t-shirts will be provided. Parking will be at the Bridwell Ag Center. Water & lunch will be provided.
POC: Volunteer coordinator is Lori Wilson (365 TRS). Signup online to volunteer at www.wfthor.com
Event: "The Missing Piece" Bullies for Autism
Request: Need volunteers to assist with cleanup and monitoring of doorways.
Event Date/Time: 4/19/2014 @ 9am-3pm
Volunteer Times: 8am-3pm
Location: JS Bridwell Agricultural Center
Misc Info: This is a conformation dog show featuring American Bullies and American Pit Bull Terriers. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to F.A.S.T. Families for Autism Support of Texoma. FAST is a local group that supports families affected by autism. As we are anticipating autistic children being in attendance we need extra eyes to help monitor door ways for wondering children and help with clean up after the dogs throughout the day. Volunteers will get a free TSHIRT!
To sign up/get more info: Contact Bridgette Dolan at 940-337-0837 or firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT: Cunningham Elementary Field Day
REQUEST: Need 44 volunteers
DATE/TIME: May 16, 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 email@example.com 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
Other agencies that continually need volunteer support:
Big Brothers, Big Sisters (940)767-2447 or firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com (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 firstname.lastname@example.org