On base and local volunteer opportunities

WEEKLY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

13 MAR 19

NEW AND UPCOMING

 

Coast Soccer Club
Recreational Soccer Season
West Jackson County Soccer Complex,
Ocean Springs Soccer Complex,
 Singing River Soccer Complex
Every Saturday through 6 Apr 2019
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Shifts Available)
Seeking assistance with setting up fields, concession stand,
closing complex/general clean up.
Additional opportunities available M-F in the form of Field Lining,
grounds clean-up, and general assistance
For more information please contact:
Cameron Hickey, 850- 797-5134, Hickeycjlk@gmail.com

 

Sea Perch Challenge
Under water Robotic Competition
For Middle & High school Students
at the Biloxi Natatorium
Saturday, 16 March 2019 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hosted by USM Gulf Park Campus
Seeking assistance for various positions such as score runners
and in pool helpers. For detailed descriptions of
available volunteer positions please visit:
www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0444aca822a4fd0-2019
Or contact:
Christi Pilkington, 228-214-3431, Christi.pilkington@usm.edu

 

Battle of the Forces Softball Clash
at the MGM Ballpark Biloxi, MS
Saturday, 23 March 2019 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A fund raiser hosted by ARMORBEARERS who’s mission it is to assist
those who served by modifying, rehabilitating and constructing the
residence of low-income active duty military and veterans.
Seeking help with concession, ticket booth, assisting retired veterans, raffle
and where needed.
For more information please contact:
Ron Laabs 228-596-3025, veterans@armorbearers.org

 

11th Annual Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival
The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park Campus
Saturday, 30 March 2019 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Seeking assistance with set up, break down, craft vendor check-in,
Coke sales, Domino’s pizza sales, children’s games, mascot, and water
distribution to volunteers.
A free t-shirt and meal are provided.
To register on line:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A054EAEA82EA0F49-11th
For more information please contact:
Ana Mitchell 228-865-4531, Ana.mitchell@usm.edu

 

Child Pride Day
At Keesler AFB Marina
Saturday, 21 April 2018 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Seeking individuals to assist with setup, manning child games,
food runners, assisting with organization info/activity tables,
wearing mascot costumes, tearing down and clean up.
For more information please contact:
 Jeri Peterson, 377-2826, email: jeryl.peterson@us.afmil

 

St Patrick High School’s
Shamrockin’ the Coast Party & Auction
At the White House Hotel
Fund raiser for Computers
Saturday, 30 March 2019 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Seeking help setting up tables for auction items, unloading
items, unpacking items, organizing items by bid number and
placing on tables. Setting up signage and chairs by auction tables.
Lunch will be provided for volunteers!
For more information please contact:
Vicki Saucier 228-702-0500, vsaucier@stpatrickhighschool.net

 

Biloxi Upper Elementary School
Please Plan ahead to Help Support Our
Local Schools with State Testing
15 April - 13 April 2019
30 April –   3 May 2019
6 May - 17 May 2019
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each day     
Seeking individuals to help as assistant testing proctors/hall monitors
 for Mississippi State Assessment Testing.
For more information please contact:
Brian Rolisan 228-432-3700, brian.rolisan@biloxischools.net
***Note: Proctor Training 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. on 29 Mar 18

 

United Way of South Mississippi 
2018 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival
At The Dock Bar and Grill
Saturday, 27 April 2019 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Seeking individuals to assist with setup/takedown
of booths tents and various equipment.
8:00 a.m. for set up and after 3:00 p.m. for take down
Please register on GiveGab link provided here by United Way
https://www.givegab.com/nonprofits/united-way-of-south-mississippi-f3f8f942-7d19-4c7c-81e2-7ad02936cd37/opportunities/gulf-coast-dragon-boat-festival-2019
For more information please contact:
Kellee Caldwell 228-896-2213 ext 7112, kcaldwell@unitedwaysm.org

 

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School
Please Plan ahead to Help Support Our Local Schools with State Testing
13 April - 15 April - 2019 - 17 May 2019 7:30 a.m. –10:00 a.m. each day
Mississippi State Assessment Testing.
For more information please contact:
TSgt Elizabeth Ladew 228-376-4393, Elizabeth.s.ladew.mil@mail.mil

 

ON BASE RECURRING OPPORTUNITIES

 

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 AFB Airman’s Attic
Help Provide Donated Items to Our E-6s and Below Who are in Need
Mondays: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Seeking individuals to help sort/display donated items, man front desk,
customer verification, item tracking, and help maintain the facility, etc.…
For more information please contact:
MSgt Chontee Surber, 228-376-0512, chontee.surber@us.af.mil
MSgt Deanna Beasley, 228-377-4330, deanna.beasley@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

 

PWOC - Praying Protestant Women of the Chapel
Monthly Fellowship Ministry
Triangle Chapel Annex
First Saturday of the month 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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.
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

 

Coaches Needed at the
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:
Mr. Jelani Robinson, 228-377-3372, jelani.robinson@us.af.mil

 

MILITARY AFFILIATED


 
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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Air Force Sergeant’s Association
Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 652
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
SSgt Jasmine Freshwater, 228-376-8713, jasmine.freshwater@us.af.mil
SrA Gary Jeffrey, 228-376-4815, gary.g.jeffrey.mil@mail.mil
For current Information, check our Facebook page:
AFSA Chapter 652 Keesler

 

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.milSSgt
SSgt Victor Mancaruso, victor.mancaruso@us.af.mil

 

OFF BASE RECURRING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Armed Forces Retirement Home–Gulfport
1800 Beach Drive, Gulfport, MS
Has an on-going request for assistance.
Opportunities available during the week and on the weekends
For a detailed list please:
Visit the AFRH Website:  www.afrh.gov
Like them on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/AFRH.gov
Or contact:
Melodie Menke, 228-897-4417, melodie.menke@afrh.gov

 

Deaconess Hospice in Biloxi
Has an ongoing, open invitation to come and spend some time with
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

 

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 Heros
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

 

Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum
Be a part of Creating a
Military Aviation Museum for the Gulf Coast!!!
The Brown Condor Association
is seeking your help to make this dream of a creating a
local Aviation Museum a reality.
Any type of assistance you may be able to provide is welcome!
Whether it be constructing, moving, cleaning, painting, electrical…
The Brown Condor needs your help at the former “Rooms to Go” building
at Pass Road and C Ave in Gulfport.For more information please contact:
Jimmy Carter, 251-599-0156 Francisco Gonzalez, 601-299-2816

 

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 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

 

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

 

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

 

Beauvoir the Jefferson Davis Home
& 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

 

Bethel Free Health Clinic
Seeking Physicians, Nurses, Licensed Social Workers
and volunteers to assist with all clinic functions.
For more information please contact:
Judy Jones 228-594-3640 or 228-697-2278, Bethelkatclinic@gmail.com
Note : If by e-mail, please put “Attention Judy” in subject line

 

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

 

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

 

***This listing is also available on the Keesler APP ***

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