On base and local volunteer opportunities

 

WEEKLY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

14 Oct 2019

NEW AND UPCOMING

 

Program Believe”
New Bethel Community Development
After School Program
Oct 2019 – Dec 2019
Monday thru Thursday
Seeking assistance 3-5:00 p.m. to assist children with home work
And other related activities.
Seeking assistance 6-7:30 p.m. to teach and/or assist students
(Hispanic & Vietnamese) with learning.
For more information please contact:
Kay Horne 228-222-5593, khorne.believe@gmail.com

 

Beauvoir 33rd Annual Fall Muster
Reenactors and Living Historians come out and interact with the general public
to allow them to get a glimpse of history from the American Civil War
Friday thru Sunday, October 18, 19 and 20
October 18 - Seeking 10 individuals for School Day from 8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
to assist with directing students to various demonstrations.
October 19 & 20 - Seeking 4-6 individuals to assist with raffles, admissions and
other odds and ends. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Volunteers can come in shifts, if needed.
For more information please contact:
Callie Bunter, (228) 388-4400 ext 219, cbunter@beauvoir.org

 

2019 Mississippi Coastal Cleanup Program
Saturday, 19 Oct 2019
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Seeking individuals to collect and, record trash items removed from the environment.
Keesler will be hosting a site at Keegan Bayou (beneath the I-110 bridge and Bayview Drive)
Volunteer by going to Keesler.environmental@us.af.mil
Also, multiple other cleanup sites across southern Mississippi.
For more information please contact:
Mandy Sartain 573-225-4688, ans889@msstate.edu
Note: There will be drawings for giveaways for those present at
three lunch venues immediately following the cleanup from 1100-1300.

 

American Cancer Society's
Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk
At The Biloxi Town Green
Saturday, 19 Oct 2019
Volunteer (show time) 6:00a.m. - noon
Seeking individuals to help with set-up, registration, Volunteer check-in, greeters,
survivor tent, handing out water, tear-down etc.
Note: The event coordinators will have a bus available to pick up Keesler AFB 
Volunteer AITs at 0530 on Saturday morning and will be returned to base by noon.
For more information please contact:
Emmanuel Freduah Agyemang 919-259-2281, emmanuel.freduahagyemang.mil@mail.mil
Keesler AFB NPS Students please contact:
Denise Landry, 228-219-1760 landr04@yahoo.com

 

GHOULS-IN-THE-PARK
At the Keesler Marina
Friday, 25 OCT 19
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Need individuals immediately to help build the haunted house.
Seeking assistance: for actors in the haunted house, to man carnival games,
concession monitors, parking monitors,
and requesting individuals bring their cars
decorated for the Trunk-or-Treat area,
the Marina will provide candy.
To register, or more information please contact:
Emily Williams, 228-377-0002, emily.williams.14@us.af.mil

 

St. Martin Youth Basketball League
11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Shifts Available)
Every Saturday
1 Nov 2019 – 3 Mar 2020
Seeking assistance with opening/setting up gym, assist at scoring table (working clock/stat book),
concession stand, closing gym/general clean up.
For more information please contact:
Tyler Manser 228-282-0932, mansertyler@gmail.com

 

Women’s Resource Center’s
2019 GALA to Babies
At The Biloxi Civic Center
Thursday, November 14
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Seeking help with: Silent Auction – 3 people, Drinks- Mocktail bar – 4, Runners -5,
Ushers to seat guests -10, Counting donations at the end of the evening -5,
Clean up- to pack up and load -10-15.
Link to sign up - https://gulfcoasthub.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=445235
For more information please contact:
Bridget Turan 228-596-5011 bturan@mgccf.org

 

ON BASE RECURRING OPPORTUNITIES
Airmen Mentorship Opportunity
Make an Impact on our Newest Airmen!
Tuesdays 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
At the Levitow Building
Seeking individuals to spend an hour with 336 TRS airmen and teach them pertinent
life skills to make them successful in their lives and careers. From balancing a checkbook to changing a tire,
if you have a skill to teach, pass that knowledge on! If you’d like to volunteer, but are unsure of a topic,
the 336 TRS can help with a list of topics/skills from which to choose.
For more information please contact:
Maj John Nagy, 228-377-9181, john.nagy.1@us.af.mil
TSgt Joshua Free, 228-377-5938, joshua.free@us.af.mil


Coaches Needed
Keesler AFB Youth Programs
Make a difference by becoming a Youth Sports Coach today Applications available at the Youth Center Bldg. 6801
And online at: https://keesler81fss.us/YC.html
For more information please contact:
228-377-3372

 

Keesler AFB Airman’s Attic
Help Provide Donated Items to Our E-6s and Below Who are in Need
Mondays: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Seeking individuals to help sort/display donated items, man front desk, customer verification,
item tracking, and help maintain the facility, etc.…
Donations accepted 24/7 at the drop zone in the back of the building.
For more information please contact:
MSgt Chontee Surber, 228-376-0512, chontee.surber@us.af.mil
TSgt Lisandra Jones, 228-377-0049, lisandra.jones@us.af.mil
A1C Deja Waters, 228-376-0511, deja.waters@us.af.mil
A1C Jene' C. Louis, 228-376-5017, jene.c.louis.mil@mail.mil
Lizzy Aspiranti, 209-485-3976

 

Airman Against Drunk Driving (AADD)
Is seeking help with providing a safe way home for airman.
Ongoing need for Dispatchers and Drivers.
10:00p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Every Thursday of CWS week, Friday, Saturday,
Sunday if Monday is a holiday.
Dispatchers: responsible to field all incoming calls to the AADD line.
Drivers: are on telephone standby.
The boundaries are Highway 49 (Gulfport) to Highway 57 (Gautier) and 2 miles North of I-10.
For more information please call or contact: 228-377-SAVE (7283)
President: SrA Mann, Dayton dayton.t.mann.mil@mail.mil
Scheduler: A1C Greenleaf, Kinzy  
Treasurer: A1C Dailey, Ronald- ronald.dailey@us.af.mil
PA: A1C Sommers, Hannah- hannah.v.sommers.mil@mail.mil
Webmaster: A1C Mueller, Kimberly- kimberly.mueller.1@us.af.mil

 

Keesler AFB Thrift Shop
Monday’s/Wednesday’s/Friday’s 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Seeking individuals to help sort/display
donated items, man front desk, and help maintain the shop, etc.…
For more information please contact: Teressa Vieira 813-244-7246
Thrift Shop 228-377-3217
** Or message us on our Face Book “Keesler Thrift Shop” page.

 

The Keesler AFB Youth Program’s
Keystone Dragon Club
Monday-Thursday 4pm-5pm
Is seeking volunteer TUTORS at the Youth Center for
7th thru 12th grade.
For: Math, Sciences, English, History & Geography
If interested please P/U volunteer packet at the Youth center For more information please contact:
Shelena Gray, 228-377-4116, Shelena.gray@us.af.mil

 

Keesler Medical Center

 

The Medical Center has opportunities for Dependents (over 21) and Retirees
Help needed in a variety of areas including:
Info Desk/Patient Escort

 


Chaplain’s Office
Main Pharmacy/BX Pharmacy MDG Volunteer Office
For more info and how to apply please contact:
Ms. Usa Jones, 228-376-3415, usa.jones.1@us.af.mil

 

Armed Services Blood Program Center
Located in the Arnold Hall Complex.
Walk-ins 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Are in constant need of blood to send service members overseas /down range
For more information please contact:
Ms. Lisa Lynn 228-376-6100, lisa.a.lynn4.civ@mail.mil

 

Sablich Center Customer Support
Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. -1100 a.m. AND 12:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Seeking individuals to help answer phone, answer general questions or
transfer call to appropriate representative, take accurate messages.
Greet customers as they enter and assist them with their needs.
For more information please contact:
MSgt Latrice Harris, 228-376-8402, latrice.harris.1@us.af.mil

 

Airman’s Council
Get involved in the Air Force community
1st Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m.
on the third floor of the Bay Breeze Event Center
For more information please contact:
President: SrA Brianna Hogan, brianna.hogan.2@us.af.mil
Vice President: A1C Hannah Reichert, hannah.reichert@us.af.mil
Air Force Sergeant’s Association
Keesler Professional Development Center, Bldg. #2902,
Room 121 Monthly Meetings –
1st Thursday of each month 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For more information please contact:
Mr. Daniel Kazumura, 228-376-8124, daniel.kazumura.1@us.af.mil
SMSgt Janis Petry, 228-376-5735, janis.l.petry.mil@mail.mil
A1C Matthew Ketterling, 228-376-3208, matthew.a.ketterling.mil@mail.mil
For current Information, check our Facebook page:
AFSA Chapter 652 Keesler

 

Keesler 5/6 Council
3rd Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Multiple on/off base volunteer/leadership opportunities
for SSgts and TSgts
For more information please contact:
TSgt Cassandra Cruz at cassandra.cruz@us.af.mil
TSgt MeShanda Lopez at meshanda.lopez@us.af.mil

 

Keesler 5/6 Council
“After Tech Panel”
Friday’s, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
SSgts and TSgts needed to mentor newly assigned tech school Airmen.
Mentorship Panels held at the Levitow building, room 221
For more information or to sign up please contact:
TSgt Morgan- 377-2975, matthew.morgan.27@us.af.mil
TSgt Hamilton- 377-1250, david.hamilton.36@us.af.mil

 

PWOC
Praying Protestant Women of the Chapel
Monthly Fellowship Ministry Triangle Chapel Annex
First Saturday of the month 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Seeking individuals to help greet, set-up, clean up, event
decorating, some technology tasks (advancing slides) and similar duties.
For more information please contact:
Florence Clay, 228-209-0036, florence.clay@us.af.mil
Paulette Powell, 228-380-6768, Paulette.powell43@gmail.com

 

OFF BASE RECURRING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Armed Forces Retirement Home–Gulfport
1800 Beach Drive, Gulfport, MS
Has an on-going request for assistance.
For a detailed list please see their
Monthly Community Volunteer Newsletter at:
The AFRH Website:
www.afrh.gov
Like them on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/AFRH.gov
Or contact:
Taylor Chamberlain, 228-897-4417, taylor.chamberlain@afrh.gov

 

Popp’s Ferry Elementary School
Reading Hero’s
Every Friday (excluding Holidays)
9:00 a.m. -9:45 a.m.
10:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m.
11:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. -12:45 p.m.
Seeking Active Duty members to read with k-4th grade students
Also, available are opportunities to help with math if possible…
For more information please contact:
TSgt Anna Coker 228-376-0385, anna.c.coker.mil@mail.mil
A1C Andria Torres 228-376-0385 andria.e.torres.mil@mail.mil


Feeding the Gulf Coast
Has an ongoing need for food sorting assistance
Monday - Friday
8:30-11:30 or 12:30-3:30
Visit their website: www.feedingthegulfcoast.org
For more information please contact:
Missy Busby 251-653-1617, mbusby@feedingthegulfcoast.org

 

Deaconess Hospice in Biloxi
Come out and Visit with Patients
Has an ongoing, open invitation to come and spend some time
with the patients at the facility or, to help out in the office
with filing and putting information packets together.
Open any day of the week and at any time you are available
For more information please contact:
Iona Ramsey 228-435-2265, Iona.Ramsey@lhcgroup.com

 

Camp Wilkes Youth Camp
“Building healthy Communities”
Need individuals to help with improvements, painting, maintaining trails,
buildings, picnic areas, raking, clearing for reforestation…
For more information please contact:
Phil Seymour 228-388-3736, info@campwilkesinc.org

 

USO Gulf Coast
Gulfport Airport and Gulf Coast-NCBC Locations
Any day of the week,
Any time between 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Seeking individuals for On-Going Need
to assist as: a host to offer snacks/beverages, assistant signing out
game equipment and, as general help at the center.
Approximate 4 hour shifts.
New Volunteer Orientation every Wednesday from 11:30-1:00
Volunteer on line at: http://www.Volunteers.uso.org
For more information please contact:
Nicole Lewis, 228-248-0533, usogulfcoast@uso.org

 

Beauvoir the Jefferson Davis Home
AND
Presidential Home Library
The Garden Club is seeking help with: gardening, weeding, pruning,
clearing flower beds, digging and, planting.
Please bring your garden gloves.
For more information please contact:
Kitsaa Stevens, 228-388-4400 ext. 217, kstevens@beauvoir.org
Bobby Sue Koch, 228-388-4400 ext. 217, bkoch@beauvoir.org

 

HELPING CHILDREN & THOSE IN NEED

 

Gulf Coast Center for Non-Violence
Usher at Friday and Saturday Evening
Concerts & Pool Parties!
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
All proceeds go to help battered women,
children, and the elderly in our community
Golden Nugget Casino POC: Dan Kazumura, 262-308-9923, kazumurad@yahoo.com
IP Casino POC: Paul Ahlberg 228-263-0044, paul.r.ahlberg.civ@mail.mil

 

Mississippi Coast
Special Needs Soccer Association
Needs Coaches, Assistant Coaches
A non-profit org which provides a fun, safe environment for
anyone w/special needs
For more information please contact:
Allen Pilcher, 228-860-3903, dyso2003@yahoo.com
A1C Deborah Fair, deborah.fair@us.af.mil

 

Boys and Girls Club Gulf Coast
D’Iberville Boys and Girls Club Gulf Coast
Mentorship “Youth Pact”
Seeking mentors to help enable all young people, especially those who need us most to reach their
full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens.
For more information please contact:
Juan Jordan 810-449-1558, jjordan@bgcgulfcoast.org427928

 

Harrison County Fire Dept.
Seeking Volunteer Fire Fighters, EMTs,
Paramedics and Support Personnel
to serve in the North Woolmarket Fire District, and surrounding areas.
For more information please contact:
Ronald Davis 228-396-9329, eharrisonfire@co.harrison.ms.us

 

American Red Cross
Upcoming Blood Drives
Seeking individuals to greet & register donors, ensure canteen area is clean & restocked,
serve water/juice to keep donors hydrated during & after donation procedure.
For more information please contact:
Tomekia Rush, 334-399-6622, Tomekia.Rush@redcross.org

 

Do you have a volunteer event you would like listed on the
Weekly Volunteer Opportunities List?
Please contact:
Ernesto “Al” Alvendia 228-377-5346, ernesto.alvendia.2@us.af.mil

 

 

Contact Information

For more information about volunteering on or off base call the Keesler Volunteer Office at the numbers below.

COMM: 228-377-5346

DSN:597-5346