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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated  Nov 12, 2015

EVENT: SAS Thanksgiving Thank You
REQUEST: 15-20 volunteers
EVENT DATE & TIME: Saturday, November 21st,  1500-1700
LOCATION: La Quinta Inn, 1128 Central E Parkway, Wichita Falls, TX
MISC. INFO: Volunteers will be escorting families from the event to their vehicle with the Thanksgiving box and placing it into the families' vehicle. Some volunteers will help with registration and sign in.
FOR MORE INFO: Please contact Amanda Vanover-Saltiel via email <> or phone 580.583.2901.

EVENT: Americas Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Out of the Darkness Community Walk
REQUEST: This is more of an invitation to all service members. The event is to raise awareness to mental illness and suicide.
EVENT DATE/TIME: November 14, 2015
VOLUNTEER TIMES: 11am to 2pm
LOCATION: Lucy Park in Wichita Falls at the pavilion.
MISC INFO: This is a community wide event that is donation only no fees to participate. We are definitely open to guest speakers that are involved in the mental health field.

EVENT: Literacy Night/Fall Carnival
REQUEST: Volunteers to help with activities and food.
EVENT DATE/TIME: October 29th at 6:00p.m.
VOLUNTEER TIMES: 5:45 p.m-7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Cunningham Elementary, 4107 Phillips Wichita Falls, TX 76308
MISC. INFO: We will have a popcorn machine and cotton candy machine if anyone has experience with either. We need 10 volunteers.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Please contact Shari Armstrong,  Or call/text 940-782-6609.

EVENT: Annual Creek Clean-up
REQUEST: Volunteers to help clean major creeks on SAFB
EVENT DATE/TIME: 31 October 2015 @0900
LOCATION: Wind Creek (on Golf course) and surrounding bodies of water
MISC INFO: Meet at 82nd Civil Engineering, Parking Lot @ 0845
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Jen Nader, 676-2415,

EVENT: Spaghetti Dinner
REQUEST:  Volunteers to help serve food, curb side pick-up, and runners for food.
EVENT DATE/TIME: March 3rd at 5:30-8:00 p.m.
VOLUNTEER TIMES: 5:15 -8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Cunningham Elementary 4107 Phillips Wichita Falls, TX 76308
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Please contact Shari Armstrong, Or call/text 940-782-6609.

EVENT: Texas Blood Institute Volunteer Receptionist
REQUEST: Volunteers to help with reception at our center in WF
EVENT DATE/TIME: Center Hours Tuesday - Thursday 8:30am to 6pm, Fridays 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to noon
VOLUNTEER TIMES: Flexible and willing to work with around schedules
LOCATION: WF Center 3709 Gregory Street Ste. 109 WF TX 76308
MISC. INFO: Looking for multiple volunteers to fill different time slots to get all times covered.  Must be 14 or older 
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO:  Call or Text Nikki at 580-583-9698 or email at  , you can also apply online at

EVENT: Texas Blood Institute Community Blood Drives
REQUEST: Volunteers to help with Donor Sign in and refreshments at the blood drive and marketing prior to the drive
MISC. INFO: TBI has Blood Drives in your community several times a year and we are looking to volunteers to help ensure they are a success. Must be 14 or older to volunteer
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Call or Text Nikki at 580-583-9698 or email at  , you can also apply online at

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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