Volunteer Stations and Jobs

AVS

America's Veteran Supporters

Assist with the initiation, planning and execution of commemorative veteran memorial or recognition events and ceremonies. Support local schools. Active participation on the Comanche County Veteran Council, as well as on various military, veteran and military widow.widower organizations, events, observances and/or special programs.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/AVSLawtonOK/

Station POC: Pat Powell

P.O. Box 6714
Lawton, OK 73506-0714


ARC volunteer

American Red Cross- Service to the Armed Forces Center

Help prepare newsletters for mailing.  Help during times of disaster where needed.  Mail-outs, assist with office work, light typing, filing, answer phones, and other receptionist duties.  

Web page:  http://www.redcross.org/

Station POC:  Laura Arias    

Reynolds Army Health Clinic
4301 Wilson Street
Fort Sill OK 73503
(580) 588-2132


ARC DP

American Red Cross- Disaster Relief/Emergency Preparedness

Volunteers help prepare newsletters for mailing, assists with light office work, light typing, filing, answering telephones, and other receptionist duties. Helps during disasters where needed, transportation is provided for on location disaster volunteering. 

Web page:  http://www.redcross.org/

Station POC: Kimberly O'Brien

1302 SW A Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501-3823


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Armed Services YMCA of Lawton

Assist with secretarial duties such answering phones, folding & stuffing brochures/envelopes, and with preparation of items for special events. More opportunities within the Operation Little Learners and Soldiers Closet.

Web page: https://www.asymca.org/oklahoma

Station POC: Louisa Hazel

900 NW Cache Rd.
Lawton, OK 73507-5405
(580) 319-1795

 


Birthright

Birthright of Lawton

Volunteers will assist in greeting patrons, receptionist duties, disseminating baby items and layettes to the general public. Volunteers are also needed to sort, wash, and fold clothing items. 

Web page:  https://www.facebook.com/BirthrightLawton/

Station POC:  Julia Montoya

5108 W Gore Boulevard, Suite 7
Lawton, OK 73505-6025
580-248-3110


Brookridge

BrookRidge Retirement Community

Assist with Bingo, games (i.e., darts, horseshoes, bridge, balloon volleyball), craft sessions, weekly manicures, cooking classes (volunteers must have food handlers permit for this), planting projects, gardening class, monthly birthday parties (serving cake and ice cream) and with activities such as Teas and Courtyard events.  Volunteers with piano-playing skills are wanted for help with sing-alongs, faith-based studies, and performances.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/BrookRidgeRetirementCommunity/

Station POC: Kristy Morgan    

7802 NW Quanah Parker Trailway
Lawton, OK  73505-1177
(580) 536-9700


AmeriCorps Seniors

AmeriCorps Seniors Lawton RSVP

Assist with preparing bulk mailings, set-up and clean-up of RSVP events and functions, assist at sign-in tables, sort and organize donations.

Web page: https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/retired-and-senior-volunteer-progr…

Station POC: Jessica Musselman  

1405 SW 11th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-7304
(580) 581-3408


CCMH volunteer

Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Assist with admissions, lobby information desk, pharmacy, all nursing units, purchasing, surgery waiting area, intensive care unit, radiation, oncology, gift shop, business office, medical records, AM/PM clinic, central out-patient, surgicare, aging services/patient relations, grand friends, sewing bears for heart patients, and the cancer center.

Web page:  https://www.ccmhhealth.com/

Station POC: Leann Chandler/Michelle Callihan

3401 W Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73505-0129
(580) 355-8699, ext. 3820


Complete Home Health

Complete Home Health & Hospice Care

Serve as a member of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Group that provides in-home services. Provide emotional support and compassionate care to patient and family unit.

Web page:  https://completeok.com/

Station POC: Nicole Berryman

5108 W Gore Blvd., Suite 2B
Lawton, OK  73505-6025
(580) 351-6565


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First Baptist Church - Downtown Lawton

Volunteers assist with community outreach projects such as the Christmas Samaritan Shoeboxes, Flower ministry, and Upwards Basketball program. As well as receptionist duties such as weekly bulletin inserts, newsletter preparations, and other assignments as needed. 

Web page:  https://www.facebook.com/FirstBaptistLawton/

                   www.fbclawton.org 

Station POC: Tony Christie/Mary Swafford

501 SW B Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501
589-353-1770


Flower Ministry

Flower Ministry

Remake altar flowers from Sunday services into miniature corsages and take to patients (military service members and their family members) at Reynolds Army Community Hospital.

Station POC: Mae Samuels

New Post Chapel
4121 NW Thomas Road
Fort Sill OK 73505-2634
(580) 536-3897


Nat'l Cemetery

Fort Sill National Cemetery

Assist at the cemetery office with burial locations and provide hospitality services. Open to visitors from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/LawtonVVA751/
https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/FtSill.asp

Station POC: Mary Fountain

2648 NE Jake Dunn
Elgin, OK 73538

Phone: 580-492-3200 


HC King Center

H.C. King Center

Volunteers greet clients, prepare meeting rooms, monitor meeting rooms, and respond to client inquiries and requests.

Web page: https://www.lawtonok.gov/places/hc-king-center

Station POC: David Campbell

1705 NW 20th Street
Lawton, OK 73507-3722
(580) 581-3481


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Hearts That Care Clinic

Volunteers assist with filing, filling out forms, use the copy machine and computers. Volunteers to welcome patients, call patients in, and manage the exam rooms.

 

Web page: https://heartsthatcarelawton.org/

Station POC: Christine Young     

1313 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73501-3605
(580) 354-9007


Boone and Campbell

Korean War Veterans of America, Chapter 319

Meet monthly, prepare and distribute holiday baskets to veterans, assist with benefits claims, attend funeral services, help maintain Korean War Memorial and pagoda in Elmer Thomas Park, participate in Armed Forces Day Parade and other commemorative veteran observances, fundraisers, events and holidays.

Station POC: Aaron Boone     

900 NW Cache Road, #136
Lawton, OK  73507-1786
(580) 248-1786


Monroe volunteer

Lawton Food Bank

Assist with food distribution, stocking, customer service, answer phones and greeting the public.

Web page: http://www.lawtonfoodbank.org/

Station POC: Ellen "Mac" Lechel

1819 SW Sheridan Road
Lawton, OK  73505-8629
(580) 353-7994


chamber

Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce

Put together tourism, welcome and convention packets and goodie bags.

Web page:  http://lawtonfortsillchamber.com/

Station POC: Natasha Klugmann

302 W Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73501-3709
(580) 355-3541


Vet Center

Lawton Fort Sill Veterans Center

Resident visitation, Cafeteria assistance, participate in social activities such as crafting, special holiday events, assist residents in the green house, organize and provide assistance to patrons shopping in the clothing closet, help with activities scheduled in various wings/hallways, greet visitors at the reception desk, visit with residents on hospice and palliative care. 

Web page:  https://oklahoma.gov/veterans/veterans-centers/lawton.html

Station POC:  Marilyn Woods

501 Southeast Flower Mound Rd.
Lawton, OK 73501-6388
(580) 354-4164


Lawton Police Department Sentinels

Lawton Police Department (LPD) Sentinels

Assist LPD with funeral escorts, residence checks, and public assists.  May assist in the LPD training division, property and identification division, or the patrol division.  Must apply and meet necessary requirements.

Web page:  https://www.lawtonok.gov/programs/lawton-police-department-sentinel-pro…

Station POC: David Perry            

100 S Railroad Street
Lawton, OK  73501-3500
(580) 581-3202


Lawton Public Library

Lawton Public Library & Friends of LPL

Assist in processing new books, mend and repair old books, process old books returned from loan, prepare bibliographies of material in library, process overdue items, help with children’s programs, help with library programs, and shelve books, magazines and records.

During tax season, AARP volunteers (such as the RSVP/AARP volunteer pictured here) prepare tax returns for the public.  

Assist with a variety of organizational activities to include book sales, etc.

Web page:  https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/library and https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/library/about-us/friends-library 

Station POC: Kristin Herr         

110 SW Fourth Street
Lawton, OK  73501-4034
(580) 581-3450


Leah M. Fitch Cancer Center

Leah M Fitch Cancer Center

RSVP volunteers provide transportation for patients to and from their appointments within the Cancer Center.

Web page: http://www.ccswok.com/about-us/facilities/lawton/

Station POC: Alison Green/Siggi Sloniker

104 NW 31st Street
Lawton OK 73505-6100
(580) 536-2121


MWC volunteers

Military Welcome Center (MWC)

Assist the military and their families at the Lawton airport with many different travel needs.  Offer a friendly, comfortable environment in the MWC lounge.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/MWCLawton

Station POC: Bill Whisenant     

3401 SW 11th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-8286
(580) 695-5986


Mobile Meals

Mobile Meals

Deliver meals to qualified shut-ins.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/lawtonmobilemeals/

Station POC: Belinda Anderson

Cameron University, South Shepler Tower
2800 W Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73505-6320
(580) 357-5396


OBI

Oklahoma Blood Institute

Opportunities include providing clerical support (filing, reception, copies, etc.), sign up donors, assist as thank you crew, check appointments, provide educational material and assisting with special events.

Web page: https://obi.org/

Station POC: Kasinda Brown

211 SW A Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501-4051
580-353-6451


OKWVO

Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization, Chapter 0116

Assist with providing information to veterans and their family members about scholarship opportunities, service-related entitlements, benefits, and opportunities.  Assist with food drives and outreach programs/events.  Sew adult dining clothing protectors for every resident at the Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans Center.

Web page:  http://okwvo.org/Lawton_Ft_Sill_Chapter.htm

Station POC: U. Lisa Williams

PO Box 2342
Lawton, OK  73502-2342


Owens Center

Owens Community Center

Volunteers greet clients, prepare meeting rooms, explain building lease agreement to clients, monitor meeting rooms, respond to client inquiries and requests, and provide tours of meeting rooms.

Web page: https://www.lawtonok.gov/places/owens-center

Station POC: Michell Rosario

1405 SW 11th Street
Lawton, OK 73501-7304
(580) 581-3400, ext. 1825


Patterson Ctr exercise

Patterson Community Center

Assist where needed at events. Help prepare and serve meals, clean up and set up. 

Web page: https://www.lawtonok.gov/places/patterson-community-center

Station POC: Yolanda Allen

4 NE Arlington Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-5901
(580) 581-3485


Volunteer Coe

Southwestern Medical Center

Assist with gift shop and at the reception desk, deliver flowers to patients, run errands, serve beverages, deliver newspapers, escort patients, and other duties as needed.

Web page: https://swmconline.com/

Station POC:  Barbara Newton      

5602 SW Lee Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73505-9635
(580) 531-4733


St. John's volunteer

St. John's Missionary Baptist Church

Prepare, cook and serve food and drinks.  Clean kitchen and take out trash.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/SJMBC-1504-Lawton-121514809653257/

Station POC: Harold S. Davis  

1504 SW NH Jones Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-0000
(580) 917-6090


SCCL

The Senior Center for Creative Living

Answer phones, clean, fold newsletters, prepare for rummage sale, assist with fundraisers, and post flyers around town.

Web page:  https://seniorcenterforcreativeliving.com/

Station POC: Lorene Miller/Jeannine Lilly          

3501 SW Dr. Elsie Hamm Drive
Lawton, OK  73505-6925
(580) 248-0471


SMW volunteers

The Southwest Oklahoma Society of Military Widows, Chapter 6

Assist with fundraising for various military or veteran organization projects and activities.  Help with and coordinate annual Wreaths Across America Campaign. Socialize and provide gifts to military widows in seven local retirement centers.

Station POC: Patricia Cameron             

1608 NW 32nd Street
Lawton, OK  73505-3802
(580) 678-7040


Fort Sill Thrift Shop

The Fort Sill Thrift Shop

Take consignment items and process them, hang clothing, place items on sales floor, straighten merchandise for sale.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/fortsillthriftshop/

Station POC: Taynna Cabrera

1713 Gruber Road
Fort Sill, OK  73503-0248
(580) 355-8731


VFW 1193 volunteers

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1193 & Womens' Auxiliary

Volunteers provide assistance and care for veterans, family members, widows, and orphans within the Lawton-Fort Sill community by hosting a variety of functions throughout the year. 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/VFW-Post-1193/100066932744817/

Station POC:      

Dwight Jefferson, Commander
Sheril Threatt, Secretary

926 SW 2nd Street
Lawton, OK 73501-5355
580-353-7110


VVA volunteer

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 751

Assist at the chapter office, and with programs and events at the local VA Center, during military parades and funerals, and during the annual VVA 751 Golf Tournament and other fundraisers to support military widows and veterans.  Award gift cards and JROTC or ROTC scholarships to soldiers and/or their family members.

Web page: https://www.facebook.com/LawtonVVA751/

Station POC:  Aaron Boone         

1004 SW B Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-3958
(580) 699-5096


Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge Headquarters

Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge

Greet, orient and inform visitors at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Headquarters.  Lead occasional interpretive and educational walks, hikes or programs.  Assist refuge staff with daily duties.

Web page:  https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Wichita_Mountains/

Station POC: Levi Smith

32 Refuge Headquarters
Indiahoma, OK  73552-2478
(580) 429-2197