Volunteer Stations and Jobs

AVS Logo

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.

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:      

Endesha Williams

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


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


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:      

Tammy Huff     

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


RSVP

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
email:  @email
(580) 581-3408


Comanche County Memorial Hospital Greeting Desk

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:  www.ccmhonline.com/

Station POC:      

Michelle Callihan

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


First Baptist East Church

First Baptist East Church

Clean and restock pew chair pockets with offering envelopes.  Wash baptismal clothing.  Duties performed on weekdays.

Web page:  www.firstbaptisteast.com

 Station POC:     

Doug Passmore/Susie Lowder     

3302 SE Lee Boulevard
Lawton, OK  73501-8448
(580) 355-6190


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


Holiday in the Park logo

Holiday in the Park (HIP)

Assist at the Holiday House with concessions.  Help set up/take down lights at Elmer Thomas Park.  Serve on the HIP Committee organizing various HIP events.  Set up/take down receptions at City Hall and HIP events in the parks, entertainment nights at the park, parade night, New Years Eve celebration, etc., as needed.

Station POC:      

Julieanna Island

Parks & Rec
1405 SW 11th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-7304
(580) 581-3400


Holy City of the Wichitas

Holy City of the Wichitas

Assist with and/or participate in the annual theatrical production, sew costumes, cleaning and bulk mailing.

Station POC:      

Deena Dolch

P.O.Box 465
Medicine Park, OK 73557
email: @email
(580) 429-3361


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.

Station POC:      

Jeri Mosiman

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:      

Sharleen Gehers

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


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:      

Timothy Horrigan            

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


Lawton Support Services, Continuum of Care

Lawton Support Services

Assist in daily operations of the Veterans Safe Haven and setting up activities for the Continuum of Care and Veterans Stand Down. 

 

Station POC:      

Jervis Jackson
 

609 SW F Avenue
Lawton OK 73501
(580) 353-7397


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.

 

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.

Station POC:      

Sheena Towsey         

3401 SW 11th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-8286
(580) 353-4869


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


North Lawton Nutrition Site

North Lawton Nutrition Site at H.C. King Center

Assist with clean up, washes dishes, trays, etc., set up for people to eat, count monies, maintain attendance cards, assist with serving meals, answer phones, play music, and serve coffee and tea.

Web page:  http://www.deltacommunityaction.org/homee

Station POC:      

Angela Halye     

North Lawton Nutrition Site at H.C. King Center
1705 NW 20th Street
Lawton, OK  73507-3722
(580) 581-3481


Oklahoma Blood Institute

Oklahoma Blood Institute

Assist in the office, with special events, signing up donors, give instruction, check appointments, provide educational material, serve refreshments, etc.

Web page:  https://obi.org/

Station POC:      

Kasinda Brown

211 A Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-4051
(580) 350-6163


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


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


Center for Creative Living

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/Monica Day           

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


The Society for Military Widows

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


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.

Station POC:      

Barbara Newton      

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


St. John's Missionary Baptist Church

St. John's Missionary Baptist Church

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

Station POC:      

Harold S. Davis  

1805 SW Jesse L. Davenport
Lawton, OK  73501-0000
(580) 357-3542


Ten Oaks Place

Ten Oaks Retirement Community

Assist with bingo, reading newspapers, reading to the visually impaired,  assist with taking residents on walks or pushing a wheel chair, help with craft days, assist during special events, i.e., Octoberfest, etc.

Web page:  http://www.enlivant.com/communities/oklahoma/ten-oaks-place-lawton

Station POC:      

Whitney Hines   

3610 SE Huntington Circle
Lawton, OK  73501-8445
(580) 353-1190


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.

Station POC:      

Taynna Cabrera

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


Things We Read

Things We Read (TWR) (located at the Military Welcome Center)

Affixing spine stickers and book plates, shelving books, promoting TWR and assisting with displays.

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

Station POC:      

Jessica Musselman

3401 SW 11th Street
Lawton, OK  73501-8286


United Way of Southwest OK

United Way of Southwest Oklahoma

Assemble campaign and volunteer materials, clerical work, scrapbooking, mail items, phone calls, assist with sponsored reading program.

Web page:  http://www.uwswok.org

Station POC:      

Lauren Ellis

1116 SW A Avenue
Lawton, OK  73501-3819
(580) 355-0218


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:      

Jennifer Troxell

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

 


Veteran Services Center

Veteran Services Center

Assist Veterans, their spouses, and families with social security claims and other veteran issues, answer telephones and other duties.

Station POC:      

Wally Marion

1310 NW 47th Street
Lawton, OK  73505-3400
(580) 357-7280


VFW Post 5263

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5263

Assist with Bingo and other benefits at the VFW.  Bake cookies and banana bread for the residents of the OK Department of Veteran Affairs, assist with the VA Center clothes closet.  Fold, tape and address newsletters for veterans.  Assist during Southwestern Medical Center cancer screenings.  Participate in and assist during the Fort Sill annual retiree open house.

Station POC:      

Ron Frampton        

103 NE 20th Street
Lawton, OK  73505-7409
(580) 248-0713


Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound (Redlands Community College)

Tutor one-on-one with students in basic math, beginning and intermediate algebra. 

Station POC:      

Matthew Cherry

1300 S. Country Club Road
El Reno OK 73036
(405) 422-1451


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:      

D’anna Laminack

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