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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated 10 DEC 2014

Event: TMSCA Math / Science Meet
Request: Volunteers to help monitor students as they take tests in Math and Science AND to help grade the tests as they are completed.
Event Date/Time: February 28, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Volunteer Times: 8 - noon
Location: Kirby Junior High -- 1715 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306
Misc Info: Our Math/Science team is hosting a State Qualifying Meet on February 28, 2015.  This is a competition where kids from 5th - 8th grade compete against each other by showing their skill at math calculation (in their heads, no working the problems on paper, timed tests) and science knowledge.  We usually have about 12 - 15 teams come to this meet, so we need volunteers to help proctor the test sessions and help grade the tests.
To sign up/get more info: Lynn Seman (RSeman@wfisd.net) -- Coach Gwenna Gallenberger (ggallenberger@wfisd.net) -- Asst. Coach

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
To sign up/get more info: E-mail Alexander.Nunez@us.af.mil or Dontaye.Taylor@us.af.mil

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 vol-habitat@habitatwf.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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