Volunteer Stations and Jobs

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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 2244
Lawton, OK 73502-2244


America Red Cross

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:      

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:      

Kimberely O'Brien

1302 SW A Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501-3823


Armed Services YMCA of Oklahoma

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: www.asymca.org/oklahoma

Station POC:

Sara Paape, Executive Director

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

 


Benjamin O. Davis High Rise Senior Center

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis High Rise Senior Center

Community projects.  Assist in making things for different organizations, such as Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Veteran Center, and RSVP.  Assist seniors during games and activities – help with clean-up after projects.

Web page:  http://www.lawtonhousing.org/Default.aspx

Station POC:      

Jan Rhodes

 620 SW E Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-4500
(580) 581-3490


Birthright of Lawton

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:      

Lorraine Perry

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


Brookridge volunteers

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: http://www.brookridgeliving.com

Station POC:      

Kristy Morgan    

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


City Hall Atrium

City of Lawton City Hall Atrium

Sit at the Reception/Information Desk, greet and assist visitors to City Hall; direct visitors to various city offices.

Station POC:      

Charles Barnett     

212 NW 9th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-3944
(580) 581-3301


AmeriCorps Seniors

City of 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.

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:      

Michelle Callihan

3401 W Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73505-6332
(580) 355-8620


Complete Home Health & Hospice Care

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://homehealth.completeok.com/location/lawton-health-care-services/

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

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


Flower Ministry Volunteers

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
(580) 536-3897


Geronimo Senior Nutrition Site

Geronimo Senior Nutrition Site

Serve food, help with taking temps, wash dishes, count money, wash tables, and other miscellaneous duties.

Station POC:      

Charlotte Davenport       

101 Main Street
Geronimo, OK  73543-9302
(580) 353-3448


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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.

Station POC:      

Christine Young     

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


Korean War Veterans of America Memorial

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     

ASYMCA Annex
900 NW Cache Road
Lawton, OK  73507
(580) 248-1786


Dena Christian & Susan McCann LFB Volunteers

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


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Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce

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

Web page:  http://lawtonfortsillchamber.com/

Station POC:      

Sharleen Gehers

302 W Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73501-3709
(580) 357-3642


LFSVC

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://okvets.ok.gov/content/lawton

Station POC

Marilyn Woods

501 Southeast Flower Mound Rd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 351-6511


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.lawtonpd.com/sentinels.html

Station POC:      

David Perry            

10 SW 4th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-4034
(580) 581-3258


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:  http://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 provided 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
(580) 536-2121


Military Welcome Center (MWC)

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


Lawton Mobile Meals

Mobile Meals

Deliver meals to qualified shut-ins.

Station POC:     

Belinda Anderson

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


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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
580-353-6451


Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization, Chapter 0116

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

Lawton/Fort Sill Veterans Center-Chapel
501 SE Flower Mound Road
 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.

Station POC:

Michell Rosario

1405 SW 11th Street

Lawton, OK 73501-7304

(580) 581-3400, ext. 1825


Patterson Community Center

Patterson Community Center

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

Station POC:      

Rhonda Ransom/Yolanda Allen

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


Promise Care

Promise Care Hospice

Provide bereavement support by aiding home bound clients and/or family members. Assist with administrative duties by preparing client charts, answering telephones, and helping plan special events/luncheons.

Station POC:      

Hailie Callaway

6302 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK  73505-9103
(580) 248-1405


SWMC Gift Shop Volunteers

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


SJMBC volunteers

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/Sjmbclawton

Station POC:      

Harold S. Davis  

1504 SW NH Jones Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-0000
(580) 357-3542


Chateau

The Chateau

Visit with residents, assist in social activities, and helps with writing and/or reading needs. 

Station POC:      

Hailie Callaway

6302 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK  73505-9103
(580) 248-1405


Center for Creative Living

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://occf.org/lawton/cclc/

Station POC:      

Lorene Miller/Jeannine Lilly          

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


Society of Military Widows

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


USO Oklahoma at Fort Sill

USO Oklahoma at Fort Sill

Assist as the welcome desk representative, outreach volunteer or special event volunteer.

Web page:  https://oklahoma.uso.org

Station POC:      

Mohammed Salim

3265 Crane Avenue
Fort Sill, OK  73503-4414
(580) 442-2812

 


VFW 1193

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: VFW Post 1193 and VFW Post 1193 Auxiliary

Station POC:      

Dwight Jefferson, Commander
Sheril Threatt, Secretary

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


Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 751

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.

Station POC:      

Aaron Boone         

1004 SW B Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-3958
(580) 351-1544


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

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