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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated  11 AUGUST 2015

EVENT: 35th Annual Texas Ranch Roundup
REQUEST: 50-60 volunteers to assist with ticket taking/hospitality/ TRR Merchandise Table/Collecting Money @ Entrance/program sales
EVENT DATE/TIME: Friday/Saturday, 14-15 Aug
VOLUNTEER TIME: Friday/Saturday, 14-15 Aug, 0800-2100(Past years have seen event finished earlier)
LOCATION: MPEC 1000 5th Street
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Contact Haylee Davis @ 940 687-4933

EVENT: 3rd Annual Wichita Falls Police Dept. Cops n' Robbers 5K Run
REQUEST: 50-60 volunteers to assist with traffic control, unload vendor trailers, set up booths and move heavy items
EVENT DATE/TIME: Saturday, Oct. 3rd
VOLUNTEER TIME: Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 0700-1200 (Past years have seen event finished earlier)
LOCATION: MPEC 1000 5th Street
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Contact Officer Brian Bohn, WFPD Crimestoppers,,  (940)733-3313  / SrA Caleb Wines,

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, 1000 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: 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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