On base and local volunteer opportunities


WEEKLY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

19 AUG  2019

NEW AND UPCOMING


Gulf Coast Race for the Cure
Hosted By
Susan G. Komen org, Mississippi
At
Jones Park Gulfport, MS
Saturday, 7 Sep 19
6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Seeking assistance with setting up tents, race route sign holders,
Breaking down tents, cleaning trash from site
and other possible positions.
For information on the event and, information on how to volunteer,
Please Visit:
http://www.komenmemphisms.org/
For additional information please contact the Event POC:
Tina Gabriel 228-596-0822, tnttoo@msn.com

 

Ainsley’s Angels of America
at the
Point Cadet Splash Pad, Biloxi
Saturday 28 Sep 19
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Seeking assistants to guide runners, help load and unload
participants & their wheel chairs, assist in set up
and tear down, but, above all
be there to support and cheer on our runners.
For more information please contact:
SrA Cordero, Barbara 915-383-6404,
barbara.a.cordero2.mil@mail.mil

 

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
Requesting 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


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
Looking for volunteers willing 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


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
Vice President: Parker, Hunter- hunter.b.parker3.mil@mail.mil
Secretary: A1C Appiah, Chalissa- chalissa.l.appiah.mil@mail.mil
Scheduler: A1C Wright, Carolinecaroline.j.wright5.mil@mail.mil>
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

 

Coaches Needed for the
Keesler AFB Youth Center
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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 accuratemessages. 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


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


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


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:
SSgt Roz Beeston, roz.beeston@us.af.mil
TSgt Victor Mancaruso, victor.mancaruso@us.af.mil

 

OFF BASE RECURRING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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

 

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


Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Mississippi Gulf Coast at 8022 Hwy 49
Tuesday – Saturday
Anytime between 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Has an ongoing need for assistance with accepting donation items.
Merchandising, assisting customers, truck assistance to help pick
up donated items, refurbishing FURNITURE (wood working, electrical).
For more information please contact:
Angela Singletary, 228-678-9110, volunteer@hfhmgc.org

 

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

 

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 to 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

 

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
ssistant to sign 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


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

 

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 e-mail or, 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