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Posted 12/4/2012   Updated 1/2/2013 Email story   Print story

    


17th Training Wing

12/4/2012 - GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- SAN ANGELO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS - FAMILY DAY GET WILD
Volunteers needed: 10 to 15
Date/Time: Saturday, 12 January 2013, 9:00 am to 12 noon, or 11:30 to 4:00 pm, or 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Museum, 1 Love Street
POC: Bekah Coleman, (325) 653-3333, bekah@samfa.org
Details: Provide general assistance with set up, tear down, and activities. Transportation cannot be provided. If interested in volunteering, contact the above POC.


AIRMEN AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (AADD)
Volunteers needed: One dispatcher and at least three teams of two individuals (driver and passenger) each night of the weekend
Date/Time: Friday and Saturday nights, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Location: Volunteers are on-call from their homes until needed.
POC: Senior Airman Melissa Murphy, (325) 654-3916, melissa.murphy@goodfellow.af.mil
Details: Need one volunteer to serve as dispatcher to receive incoming calls from individuals needing rides home and to notify one of the driver/passenger teams of pick up location. Individuals will volunteer at their own convenience.

FAITH IN ACTION OF SAN ANGELO: LAWN MAINTENANCE ASSISTANCE
Volunteer needed: 1 or 2 per assignment
Responsibilities: Mow lawns of the frail/elderly.
Date/ time: At the convenience of the volunteer.
Location: 516 Sullivan
POC: Lynne Carlson, 325-223-5704 or 325-716-8100, lynn@cvcog.org
Additional Info: May need to provide own lawn mower.

AREA AGENCY ON AGING: OMBUDSMEN PROGRAM
Volunteers needed: 26
Responsibilities: Visit and advocate for nursing home residents. Provide information to residents and family about rights, procedures, and additional resources in and out of the facility. Commitment of two hours per week after initial training is required.
Date/ time: Ongoing
Location: Will be assigned a specific nursing home after training.
POC: Karen Cline, 325-223-5704, carol.hardwick@cvcog.org
Additional Info: Reimbursement for mileage available.

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SAN ANGELO: MENTOR OUTREACH TO AT-RISK YOUTH
Volunteers needed: 50
Responsibilities: Interact with and mentor youth at Northside and Southside facilities
Date/ time: As soon as possible, minimum of one hour per week with at least a 6-month commitment.
Location: Northside, 1802 N. Lillie Street; Southside, 2762 Ben Ficklin Rd
POC: Northside, Marion Anderson, 325-655-8244, mtanderson@suddenlinkmail.com;
Southside, Daniel Martinez, 325-653-3673, domartinez@suddenlinkmail.com
Additional info: All interactions will be on Club property or through staff-supervised activities.

SONRISAS THERAPEUTIC RIDING
Volunteers needed: 12 per class
Responsibilities: Side-walkers for riders and horse leaders
Date and time: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday for 1-hr classes at 9, 10 and 11a.m., and 1 p.m.
Location: Sonrisas Complex, 207 Lake View Heroes Highway (NE corner of fairgrounds) POC: Christina Collier, 325-949-4837 or 214-477-8255, info@sonrisasriding.org or addcowgirl@yahoo.com
Additional info: First-time volunteers need to come 20 minutes early for training. Paperwork can be found at www.sonrisasriding.org under the volunteer tab. A donation will be made in each volunteer's name to a Goodfellow benevolent fund.

RAILROAD MUSEUM OF SAN ANGELO
Volunteers needed: 8
Responsibilities: Various clean-up/support projects
Date/ time: Every Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: 703 S. Chadbourne Street
POC: Gabriel Garcia, 626-536-1347, gabrielgarcia13@gmail.com
Additional Info: Transportation can possibly be provided. This is a student-only event.

17 FSS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Volunteers needed: Choreographer
Responsibilities: Teach children ages 3 to 5 how to dance for spring recital for dance
Date/ time: Two hours a week, September 2012 through May 2013, flexible day/time
Location: Goodfellow AFB, Bldg 736
POC: Yolanda Thomas or Michelle Mutka, 325-654-4779, yolanda.thomas@goodfellow.af.mil or michelle.mutka@goodfellow.af.mil
Additional Info: Interested personnel contact POC directly.

FAITH IN ACTION OF SAN ANGELO- assistance to shut-ins
Volunteers needed: 1 or 2 volunteers per assignment
Date/Time: Ongoing, at the convenience of the volunteer
Location: Shut-in's home, grocery store, and back to shut-in's home
POC: Lynne Carlson, 325-223-5704 or 325-716-8100, lynn@cvcog.org
Details:Take shut-in to buy groceries, or get grocery list and money from shut-in and buy groceries for the individual. Deliver to individual's home and assist with putting groceries away.



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