Midland's Legacy Scholarship Program • Legacy Agencies

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Petroleum Museum

Family Science Night.  Come help with "Creature Feature" a fun hands on evening all about animals! May 1st 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  Contact:  Mandi Thompson, 432.683.4403 or mthompson@petroleummuseum.org.

 

A T & T Pioneers

American Cancer Society Give Cancer the Boot Fundraiser at The Horseshoe. Volunteers needed for set-up from 9 AM - 3 PM Saturday, May 3rd. Please Contact Del Bowie at delphine-bowie@sbcglobal.net or 553-3143, Sherry Howle at 559-8851 or Eddie Bitolas at 210-1316.

 


Learn how YOUR organization can become a Legacy Volunteer Agency

APPROVED LEGACY VOLUNTEER AGENCIES

(IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER)
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities throughout the year

 PDF to print Approved Legacy Volunteer Agency List with Contact Information

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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Alzheimer's Association
4400 N. Big Spring, Ste. C-32
Contact Person: Debbie Erdwurm, 570-9191, debbie.erdwurm@alz.org
www.alz.org/westtexas
Student volunteers will support office operations, including answering phones, bulk mailings, filing, data entry and working at special events. Student volunteers can expect to gain an enhanced awareness of the challenges facing our community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Debbie Erdwurm.

American Diabetes Association
3001 N. Big Spring, Ste. 104
Contact:  Melinda Henderson, 570-1232, mehenderson@diabetes.org
www.diabetes.org

Student Volunteers can assist with the annual Step Out Walk.  Volunteers needed for set up, manning rest stops, putting up/taking down signage, manning volunteer booths, setting up/taking down tents, putting together walk teams and (ahead of the event) putting together team packets.


 AT&T Pioneers
Contact Person: Del Bowie, 520-9993, delphine-bowie@sbcglobal.net
Student volunteers assist with a variety of AT & T Pioneers' sponsored projects including Red Ribbon Week, Hug A Bears and Heart pillows, Thanksgiving baskets, CAF project for VIP Seating and American Cancer Society Fundraiser.  Student volunteers can expect to learn and appreciate doing things for their community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Del Bowie, Sherry Howle. 

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Basin PBS
Contact Person: Molly Murphy, 563-5728, mmurphy@basinpbs.org
www.basinpbs.org
Job duties include cleaning, filing, answering phones, help with moving and special events.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Molly Murphy. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midland, Texas, Inc.
714 W. Louisiana Avenue
Contact Person: Julie Brice, 687-0195, info@bbbsmidland.org
www.bbbsmidland.org
Student volunteers will participate in mentoring relationships with children who need and want them, contributing to better schools, brighter futures, and a stronger community for all. Student volunteers can expect to develop a sense of responsibility, leadership, and the opportunity to get more out of the mentoring than the child with who they are matched. Student volunteers will be asked to make a minimum of a one-year commitment to their "Match."
Approved to sign off on hours:  Julie Brice, Kay Crites. 

Boys and Girls Club of Midland
1321 S. Goode Street or 110 E. New Jersey
Contact Person:  Michael Jasso, 683-0050, taylor@bgcpermianbasin.org or Brian Smith halff@basinkids.org
Student volunteers will assist with tutoring elementary school students, playing with kids in the game room and gym.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Michael Jasso, Terrance Crisp, David Chancellor.


 Buffalo Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America
1101 W. Texas Ave.
Contact Person:  Tracy Macilroy, 570-7601
www.buffalotrailbsa.org
Student volunteers will stuff mailers, file, restock the store and assist with some scouting events.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tracy Macilroy.

Bush Tennis Center
5700 Briarwood Ave
Contact Person:  Luis Valdez or Alyssa Enriquez, 620-8180, l.valdez@bushtenniscenter.com or a.enriquez@bushtenniscenter.com
www.bushtenniscenter.com
Student volunteers will help kids with Quickstart Tennis, in the pro shop, with memberships, and answering phones.  Student volunteers can expect to see tennis as more than a sport and see the smile and excitement that kids will have in participating in our programs.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Luis Valdez, Alyssa Enriquez, Valerie Acosta.

Bynum School
804 WCR 60
Contact Person: Michelle Meiner, 520-0075, michelle@bynumschool.org
www.bynumschool.org
Student volunteers may work in the office helping with clerical work, the classrooms as aides while working one on one with students, tutoring, and on the playground. We also need volunteers for special events. Student volunteers can expect to have a life changing experience; changing their perception of people with disabilities and maybe even their own life goals.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Michelle Meiner, Tracy Bush.

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Casa De Amigos
1101 E. Garden Lane
Contact Person: Ida Fletcher, 682-9701, ifletcher@casadeamigosmidland.org
www.casadeamigosmidland.org
Student volunteers can assist children in completing their homework.  They can also help improve the child's education by reading with them.  Student volunteers can expect to get the satisfaction of knowing that they have helped a child succeed in school.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Ida Fletcher, Victor Pena.
 
CASA of West Texas (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
1611 W. Texas Ave.
Contact Person: Sara Basaldua, 683-1114, sarab@casawtx.org
www.casawtx.org
Student volunteers will assist with general office duties; answering phones, greeting volunteers, making copies and compiling training manuals.  In addition, there will be specific times that student volunteers will be able to help set up for social functions and assist at community booths.  Student volunteers will learn how volunteering directly improves our community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Sara Basaldua, Patty Pisklak.
 
Centers for Children and Families
1004 N. Big Spring, Ste. 325
Contact Person: Fran Billingsley, 570-1084, fbillingsley@centerstx.org
www.centerswesttexas.org
Student volunteers may be monitors for family visits at the Center's office or serve as an attendance recorder for the parenting program.  The monitor does not participate in the visit, but will write one or two short statements every 15 minutes describing the visit.  The monitor also turns the camera to various areas of the room as the family moves around.  All visits are recorded and the camera is on a tripod.  The attendance recorder will assist parents with recording their attendance at Parenting Classes; which may be required by CPS.  Student volunteers can expect to feel like they helped someone they do not even know and feel grateful for their own family.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Fran Billingsley, Ann Bradford.
 
Christmas for OUR Troops, Inc.
505 N. Big Spring, Ste. 103
Contact Person:  H. Scott Davis, 620-8820, capataz1@sbcglobal.net
www.Christmasforourtroops.org
Student volunteers will assist in gathering, sorting, inventorying and packing items for and to OUR troops. Student volunteers can expect to be on the receiving end of amazing "thank you's" from the troops that receive the boxes packed and as a result of that feel a lump in their throat from knowing they made a difference.
Approved to sign off on hours:  H. Scott Davis.

Christmas in Action
Contact Person:  Tracye Vaughann, 683-4177, ciamidland@sbcglobal.net
www.christmasinaction.org
Student volunteers are encouraged to help with all types of home repair; painting, roofing, installation of siding, windows and help with warehouse maintenance, etc....  Student volunteers can expect to learn the joy of helping others and the feeling of accomplishment when they look at the work they have done.  They will also be able to take what they have learned and use it on their own homes in the future.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tracye Vaughan, Bobby Trimble.

Church on Wheels, Breaking Bread Kitchen
410 E. Florida Ave.
Contact Person:  Mari Sykes or Trisha Weatherford, 553-6325, trishaweatherford@live.com
www.breakingbreadkitchen.org
Student volunteers will serve the evening meal.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Mari Sykes, Trisha Weatherford.

City of Midland Aquatics, Inc.
3003 N. "A" Street
Contact:  Traci Proctor or Brad Swendig, 684-7755, comproctor@yahoo.com
www.comaquatics.com
Student volunteers will assist in the following:  physical therapy department, adult wellness programs, learn to swim program, diving and/or swim program, and/or COM office.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Traci Proctor, Brad Swendig.

City of Midland
300 N. Loraine
Contact Person: Carolyn Schoolcraft, 685-7416, cschoolcraft@midlandtexas.gov
www.midlandtexas.gov
Student volunteers will assist with a wide variety of activities in various city departments. Activities include assisting designated personnel with special projects, record management, event planning, clipping newspaper articles, shredding, filing, archiving, data entry and research, documenting local code violations, and assisting in field work in the area of selected audits. Student volunteers can be expected to have the opportunity to work in an environment of city government to see if it might be a career choice for them.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Carolyn Schoolcraft, Catherine Clifton.

Commemorative Air Force
9600 Wright Drive
Contact Person:  Keegan Chetwynd, 563-1000, kchetwynd@aahm.org
www.airpowermuseum.org
Student Volunteers will assist with recovery, reorganization, and cataloguing of the CAF's extensive archives and library.  Opportunities to assist with the collection, transcription and organization of incoming oral histories may also be available.  Student volunteers can expect to feel they have directly contributed to the preservation of history and gain an insight into the operations of a museum, especially those of a non-profit.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Keegan Chetwynd, Autumn Vest, Amanda Peppers, Darrell Sanders.

Community and Senior Services
3301 Sinclair
Contact Person:Alan Barkley, 689-6693, mowvol@cssmidland.org
www.cssmidland.org
Student volunteers will assist with Meals-on-Wheels packaging and delivery, week-end meal delivery, fundraising events.  Student volunteers can expect to learn about the various aspects of aging and the problems we face as we age, in addition, to volunteer experience and the rewards that come with volunteering.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Alan Barkley, Billie Nietert, Paul Cervantez, Wendy Lynskey.
 
Community Children's Clinic
1101 E. Front Street
Contact Person: Annette Stacy, 686-8593
Spanish speaking student volunteers will assist nurses during patient assessment.  Other student volunteers will assist with patient registration, answering the telephone and preparing patient's charts. Discretion is necessary.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Annette Stacy.

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Family Promise of Midland
2908 W. Ohio
Contact Person: Tom Miller, 218-7630, familypromiseofmidland@gmail.com
www.familypromisemidlandtx.org
Student volunteers will answer phones, greet people, assist in making appointments, and other general office duties.  Other duties may include website maintenance and development; working with a weekly e-newsletter;  tutoring; and grounds maintenance.  Student volunteers can expect to see firsthand the struggles of children and families who are homeless and from that experience leave with a greater compassion and seek change in our society, in addition to learning how nonprofit organizations operate on minimal budgets, often relying on community volunteers.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tom Miller, Ronda Childers.
 

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George W. Bush Childhood Home, Inc.
400 E. Broadway
Contact Person: Paul St. Hilaire, 685-1112, gwbhome@bushchildhoodhome.org
www.bushchildhoodhome.org
Student volunteers will help in the gift shop and with cleaning and clerical duties.  Student volunteers can expect to receive cash register training and visitor interaction with guests from around the world.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Paul St. Hilaire.
 
Gifts of Hope, Inc. 
2006 W. Tennessee Ave.
Contact Person: Fatima Castillo, 218-8714, fatima@giftsofhopemidland.org
www.giftsofhopemidland.org
Student volunteers will assist with house cleaning, prayer group, fundraising events, clerical work, gardening/yard work, toiletry bag assembly, snack and lunch preparation, and transportation.  Student volunteers can expect to learn volunteering not only makes a difference in the lives of others but will change themselves as well.  They have the opportunity to see the direct impact with serving and helping at Gifts of Hope.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Fatima Castillo.

Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest
Contact Person, Janice Hogan, 570-9188, jhogan@gsdsw.org
www.gsdsw.org
Student volunteers will work a variety of tasks depending on the season.  Some tasks may include assisting with girl activities, office tasks, light maintenance work.

Greenwood High School Legacy Aid Class
Contact Person:  Debra Keel, 432-685-7810, dkeel@greenwood.esc18.net
Student volunteers will provide tutoring in the classroom.  They will assist younger students with assignments in reading, science, social studies, and math. Volunteer hours will only be documented for the time spent working directly with students.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Penni Bergstrom, Debra Keel.

Greenwood High School Students In Philanthropy (SIP)
Contact Person:  Tani Washington
Must be accepted into the program and participate for the entire school year.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tani Washington

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Helping Hands of Midland
1301 Brinson Lane
Contact Person:  Mary Hardin, 528-6265, mhardin.hhm@gmail.com
www.helpinghandsmidland.com
 Students will assist with general office duties, answering phones, greeting volunteers, making copies and assist with compiling training manuals and files.  They may also aid in setting up for social functions held in the office. Training about the program and duties will be provided and required.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Mary Hardin, Jeffrey Jackson, Don Osborne.

Hillcrest School
3510 N. "A" Street, Bldg. C
Contact Person:  Sharel Sims, 570-7444, sims@hillcrestschool.org
www.hillcrestschool.org
Student volunteers will be helping in the office with copying material, answering the telephone and preparing material for classroom projects.  They may also assist with student "hands-on" projects or help with student extra-curricular activities such as family night, movie night, dances, or prepare float for the Christmas parade.  Student volunteers can expect to be inspired by our students and teachers and grow in self esteem.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Sharel Sims, Betty Starnes.

Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland, Inc.
1311 E. Wadley
Contact Person: Charlene McBride, 683-4226, hispanicculturalcenter@gmail.com
www.hccmidland.org
Student volunteers will assist in helping children with dance, music, band (mariachi), singing, art and one-on-one in academic tutoring. Opportunities to assist on various committees may also be available. Student volunteers can expect to have the opportunity to learn about Hispanic Culture through a child's eyes, an immeasurable opportunity.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Norma Chavez, Dr. Michael Chavez, Charlene Romero McBride.
 
Horses, Hearts & Hands (H3) Equine Assisted Therapy
Contact Person:  LaDonna Vodron, 432-425-1045, lavodron@gmail.com  
Student volunteers will work with veterans and the horses used for therapy.  Extensive training and a love for horses are required.  Student volunteers can expect to befriend our Retired Veterans from all wars and get a chance to "give back" to our military, while working with horses in the outdoors.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Deborah Ellison, LaDonna Vodron, Alyssa Adair, Bethany Pitchford.
 
Hospice of  Midland, Inc.
911 West Texas
Contact Person: Sandy Leiker, 686-6101, sleiker@hospiceofmidland.org 
www.hospiceofmidland.org
Student volunteers will compile information packets for volunteers, create birthday sacks and bags for veterans, help with correspondence for gifts and memorials, pick-up and deliver mail and other items (medical supplies, gift packages, etc.) Student volunteers will not have contact with patients unless volunteering with Direct Care, which requires intensive training.  Student volunteers will have the opportunity to understand the work of a multi-faceted non-profit, serving young and old, healthy and ill, patients and caregivers, families and children, veterans, pets, etc...
Approved to sign off on hours:  Sandy Leiker, Megan Lopez. 

Hospice of Midland Rays of Hope (see Rays of Hope below)

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I-20 Wildlife Preserve and Jenna Welch Nature Study Center
2201 S. Midland Drive
Contact Person:  Nathan Knowles, 853-9453, midlandwetlands@i20wildlifepreserve.org
www.i20wildlifepreserve.org
Student volunteers will assist Preserve staff with trail maintenance, habitat building, and trash clean ups.  When possible, they will assist with educational tours and work at the I-20 Wildlife Preserve office.  Office work will include filing, data entry, and assisting with mail outs.  Student volunteers can expect to learn what it takes to run and maintain a Wildlife Preserve.  They will be educated on the natural world and what opportunities it provides in Midland.  They can also expect to take pride in how the preserve looks.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Nathan Knowles. 

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Junior Achievement
303 West Wall, Ste. 807
Contact: Bahola Edwards or James Parks, 682-4966, jparks@japermianbasin.org
http://westtexas.ja.org
Student volunteers can expect to help educate younger students on the importance of having a plan to be work ready and college ready.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Bahola Edwards, James Parks, Kathleen Westmoreland 

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Keep Midland Beautiful
3500 North A Street, Suite 1500
Contact Person:  Doreen Womack, 688-7745, dwomack@midlandsharedspaces.org. Fax number 688-7746.
www.keepmidlandbeautiful.org
Student volunteers will assist with litter cleanups during the spring and fall annual events, with Texas Recycles Day in November, and Feast of Sharing.  Student volunteers can expect to be an essential part of the success of Keep Midland Beautiful.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Doreen Womack, Sue Noleen.
 

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The Life Center
2101 W. Wall St.
Contact Person: Diane Ochs, 683-6072, diane@midlandlifecenter.org
www.midlandlifecenter.org
The Life Center has three volunteer tracks.  Track I will have student volunteers assisting with clerical work, compiling promotional material, and assisting with special events. Track II student volunteers assist teachers and coordinators as they prepare for parent education classes.  Track III student volunteers assist staff members who provide direct services.  Student volunteers can expect to leave this Legacy volunteer experience with an understanding of the workings of a community based service organization, a greater awareness of the needs of our community and well-equipped to make decisions promoting sexual integrity for life.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Diane Ochs, Matthew Davis, Judy Rouse.

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MARC, Inc.
2701 North A Street
Contact Person:  Jean Jones, 498-8590, jjones@marcinc-tx.org
www.marcinc-tx.org
Student volunteers needed to assist in The MARC-et, Evening Social Activities, Day Habilitation Classes (arts, crafts, exercise, etc...) and in many other areas, such as decorating for holidays and world summer camp.  Student volunteers can expect to gain a better understanding that a particular disability does not define a person and gain experience in potential career areas.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Jean Jones, Charlotte Bosecker.

March of Dimes Foundation
#10 Desta Drive, Ste. LL 130 
Contact Person: Tracy Renton, 570-0172
www.marchofdimes.com
Student volunteers needed for computer work, typing, filing, and other clerical work. Also, the volunteers may help in the planning and implementation of special events.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tracy Renton. 

Meals On Wheels (See Community and Senior Services)
 Midland Baptist CRISIS Center
806 S. Baird
Contact Person:  Susan Edwards, 685-1467, bccenter806@att.net
Student volunteers would assist with food donations, preparation and distribution of food products/baskets.  They would also assist in the sorting, organizing, and distribution of quality used clothing.  If able, the student volunteer could also assist in developing our periodic newsletter, our support ministries, or our organizational process at the reception desk.  Student volunteers can expect their legacy to continue through their gifts of service in this place.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Susan Edwards.

Midland Children's Rehabilitation Center
802 Ventura
Contact Person: Pamela Lee, 498-2053, plee@midlandchildrens.org
www.midlandchildren.org
MORE TO COME
Approved to sign off on hours:  Pamela Lee, Tawny Mahon, Kristal Kidd, Renee Meiner

Midland College Students In Philanthropy (SIP)
3600 N. Garfield
Contact Person: Julia Vickery, 685-4704
Must be accepted into the program and participate for the full year. 
Approved to sign off on hours:  Julia Vickery. 

Midland Community Theatre
2000 W. Wadley Ave.
Contact Person:  Tracy Alexander, 682-2544, tracy@mctmidland.org
www.mctmidland.org
Student volunteers may serve in positions in front-of-house, the building of a show, and backstage crew positions.  Summer Mummers also has openings from Mid-June through Labor Day weekend.  Hours resulting from being cast in a show or acting in any performance will not be counted toward the Legacy scholarship.  Student volunteers can expect to become educated citizens regarding the arts and their community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tracy Alexander, Edward Taylor, Michael Waid, Steven House, Laura Abbott, Tim Jebsen.

Midland County Public Library
301 W. Missouri or 2503 @. Loop 250 N.
Contact Person:  Zulema Gabaldon, 688-4323, 742-7445 zulema_gabaldon@co.midland.tx.us
www.co.midland.tx.us/lib/
Student volunteers will sort, clean, and shelve books.  Student volunteers can expect to develop social skills in the workplace setting and experience potential career options in library science.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Zulema Gabaldon, Kelly Brashear, Esther Alexander, Megan Stratton, Mary Powers, Mallory Sanchez.

Midland Fair Havens, Inc.
2400 Whitmire
Contact Person: Priscilla Lane, 689-3411, plane@mfh.org
www.midlandfairhavens.org
Student volunteers will assist with children's enrichment program and with special projects. Student volunteers can expect to experience the joy of making someone's life different.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Priscilla Lane, DiAnn Koehl. 

Midland Festival Ballet
4410 N. Midkiff, Ste. C-1
Contact Person: Jennifer Runnfeldt, 682-2653, info@midlandfesivalballet.org
www.midlandfestivalballet.org
Student volunteers with pre-existing knowledge of sewing will enjoy utilizing their knowledge base in new and practical ways.  Other volunteer opportunities include assisting on stage sets to be showcased at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.  Student volunteers can expect to be a part of an organization that has dazzled audiences for 20 years and to see their work presented on stage in costumes and with sets.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Jennifer Runnfeldt, Edward McPherson, Susan Clark. 

Midland Habitat for Humanity
305 E. Texas
Contact Person: Molly Daniel, 432.686.8877 mdaniel@habitat.org
www.habitatmidland.org
Student volunteers will help with construction work (painting, caulking, puttying, fencing, flooring, dirt work) on houses to assist those in need who meet criteria. Student volunteers can expect to gain first hand experience learning construction skills while participating in a fun, team building event that will make a difference for a family and a neighborhood.  Students may also help in the Habitat ReStore by cleaning, pricing and stocking.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Molly, Alynda, Michele, Leann, Jan, Jesse 

Midland Humane Coalition/Enhanced Adoption Center
 4206 W. Loop 250 (Inside Pet Smart)
Contact:  Kelly White, 558-8255, midhumane@gmail.com 
 www.midlandhumane.org 
 Student volunteers will feed, walk, socialize, and play with the animals.  Students can expect to assist customers with information on animals ready for adoption.  Cleaning animal cages/kennels and organizing areas in the center are other tasks.  There will also be opportunity to work special events. 
Approved to sign off on hours:  Melissa Massey, Angel Beauchamp, Kelly White, Steg Stegall

Midland Independent School District
615 W. Missouri
Contact Person: Ron Moss, 689-1053, rmoss@midlandisd.net
Student volunteers conduct one-on-one or small group tutoring in academic subjects. Student volunteers can expect to gain satisfaction by helping students progress and be successful, as they collaborate with the classroom teacher.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Ron Moss.
 
MISD Students In Philanthropy (SIP)
Lee High School SIP, Denise Stump, 689-1660
Midland High School SIP, Justin Walker, 689-1128
Must be accepted into the program and participate for the full school year in SIP.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Respective school SIP Coordinator.
 
Midland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
2200 West Illinois
Contact Person: Kimberly Modisett, 685-1542 or 230-3459, kim.modisett@midland-memorial.com
Student volunteers needed for providing directions, room numbers to guests, selling pop corn and delivering flowers to patients. Student volunteers can expect to learn about health care and volunteering, broadening their scope of education.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Kim Modisett.
 
Midland Need to Read
1709 W. Wall
Contact Person: Cris Shaw or Katie DeWitt, 682-9693, cshaw@midland.edu, kdewitt@midland.edu
www.midlandneedtoread.org
Student volunteers needed as adult literacy tutors and computer tutors. Student volunteers can expect to witness the tremendous impact when adult literacy goals are accomplished, not only for the Adult Learners and their families, but also the volunteers, themselves. 
Approved to sign off on hours:  Cris Shaw, Patci Lewis, Katie DeWitt.
 
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale
3100 LaForce Blvd.
Contact Person: Rino Irving, 563-0921, rino@mosc.org or Jeannette Kolokoff jkolokoff@mosc.org
www.mosc.org
Student volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks, such as sorting performance materials (music) into folders, preparing rehearsal materials, and assisting with marketing mail-outs.  Student volunteers can expect to gain knowledge and understanding of the preparation involved in presenting symphonic music to the community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Rino Irving, Jeannette Kolokoff.

Midland Rape Crisis Center & Children's Advocacy Center
Contact Person: Elaine Leonard, 682-7273, elaineleonard@mrccac.org
www.mrccac.org
Student volunteers may answer phones, assist with large mail projects, provide support for large copy jobs for the Education and Therapy programs, assist with assembly of conference materials, assist with data entry, set up therapy files, and assist with small building maintenance tasks, such as painting.  Student volunteers can expect to become aware of the total impact of assaults on sexual assault victims, understanding different kinds of emotional trauma they may come in contact with and/or experience.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Elaine Leonard, Jamie Poe.
 
Midland Teen Court
615 W. Missouri, #226
Contact Person:  Amanda Orona, 689-1065, aorona@midlandteencourt.org
www.midlandteencourt.org
Student volunteers will assist in the office during the week and/or facilitate on Monday evening during Teen Court.  Student volunteers can expect to become knowledgeable with our judicial system and therefore make better choices to be productive citizens of our community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Amanda Orona, Melissa Hernandez.
 
Midland YMCA
800 N. Big Spring
Contact Person: Ed Jackson, 682-2551, ejackson@midlandymca.org
www.midlandymca.org
Student volunteers will assist with the childcare department with activities for children ages 4 - 12 (arts, crafts, sports, etc...).  Student volunteers can expect to gain professional experience while testing out a career; possibly discovering hidden talents that may change their view on their self-worth.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Ed Jackson, George Fierro.
 
Mission Center Adult Day Service
4500 W. Illinois, Ste. 112
Contact Person: Shon Brent, 522-1221, prog.coord@missioncads.com
www.missioncads.com
Student volunteers assist with meals and activities such as passing drinks and plates, meal clean-up, bingo, arts/crafts.  Student volunteers can expect to be exposed to intergenerational relationships that will have a positive impact and result in good feelings from helping those in need, as well as, gain an appreciation for their own health.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Shon Brent.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
600 N. Marienfeld, Ste. 840
Contact Person: Catherine Niblo, 570-4970, cniblo@mdausa.org
www.mdausa.org
Student volunteers have extensive opportunities and can expect to impact the lives of the families served by the MDA.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Catherine Niblo, Robert Reyes, Angie Billingsley.
 
Museum of the Southwest and Children's Museum
1705 West Missouri Ave.
Contact Person:  Kristen Wagstrom, 683-2882, kwagstrom@museumsw.org
www.museumsw.org
Student volunteers will assist and lead daily programs for children, supervise children's activity areas, complete miscellaneous work for special events (Septemberfest, Christmas at the Mansion), complete light cleaning and general clerical work..  Student volunteers can expect to develop a relationship with their community while understanding the importance of their role in serving their community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Kristen Wagstrom, Brian Lee Whisenhunt, Coleman Bales, Annelorre Robertson, Andrew Kerr.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (National MS Society)
1031 Andrews Hwy., Ste. 304C
Contact Person:  Sharon Ziegler, 522-2143, sharon.ziegler@nmss.org
Student volunteer job duties vary depending on time of the year.  Student volunteers can expect to gain a better understanding of Multiple Sclerosis and how it affects people.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Sharon Ziegler.

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The  Petroleum Museum
1500 Interstate 20 West
Contact Person:  Mandi Thompson, 683-4403, mthompson@petroleummuseum.org
www.petroleummuseum.org
Student volunteers will assist with preparation and implementation of educational programming for the community. Student volunteers can expect to gain interpersonal and leadership skills in working with children in the community, in addition to their own educational knowledge through being exposed to the museum and our programming.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Stacie Hanna, Mandi Thompson, Kathy Shannon. 

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Rays of Hope Children's Grief Center
900 W. Wall
Contact Person:  Megan Lopez, 684-KIDS, mlopez@raysofhopemidland.org
www.raysofhopemidland.org
Student volunteers will assist with small group activities with children, prepare materials, complete creative activities like painting, and assist with office duties. In order to work directly with participants, an eight hour training is required to work directly with our participants.  Confidentiality training is required of all volunteers.  Student volunteers can expect to make a difference in the lives of kids and increase their own understanding of the impact of grief.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Megan Lopez, Vicki Jay, Kelsee Jones.

Recording Library of West Texas
2012 West Cuthbert Ave.
Contact Person: Cindy Johnson, Michael Mobley, 682-2731, trish@recordinglibrary.org
www.recordinglibrary.org
Student volunteers narrate newspaper and magazine articles for the RLWT Radio Station and textbooks for fellow students.  They work on their own, operating the recording software themselves.  Equipment training takes only 20 - 30 minutes.  Students can expect to be exposed to a variety of print material, gain an appreciation for the life experiences of the visually impaired and those with learning differences such as dyslexia. 
Approved to sign off on hours:  Michael Mobley, Trish Speight, Cindy Johnson, Stephanie Childs.

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SAFE PLACE of the Permian Basin
Contact Person: Tonya Eckert, 522-7202, teckert@safeplacenow.com
www.safeplacenow.com
Student volunteers will assist with sorting, organizing, and stocking donations; playing with and supervising children; assisting with Safe Place projects and events; and light administrative work.  Student volunteers can expect to receive valuable insight into the way a community organization works, better understanding of the cycle of violence, and the chance to make a positive impact in someone's life.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Tonya Eckert, Carole Wayland.

Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo
218 W. 46th Street
Contact Person:  Dee Dee Dunda, 366-3951, sandhillsrodeo@cableone.net
www.sandhillsstockshowandrodeo.com
Student volunteers will assist in rodeo booths, working with little kids, and helping to put on the Kids' Rodeo.  Student volunteers can expect to give back by working with special needs children; they will be able to feel good about themselves and thankful for what they have.  In addition, student volunteers will gain experience in money handling, the behind the scenes work of the rodeo, and working with an executive board.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Dee Dee Dunda.

SHARE
208 S. Marienfeld St. Ste 135
Contact: Alisa Ellison, 218-4622 or 556-3357, aellison@sharewesttexas.org
www.sharewesttexas.org
www.facebook.com/SHAREvolunteers?
Student Volunteers will assist with the volunteer dinner, watching and playing with the children, cleaning up the room at the end of the event and help to put program supplies away.

Sibley Nature Center
1307 E. Wadley
Contact Person:  Richard Galle, 684-6827, richard@sibleynaturecenter.org
www.sibleynaturecenter.org
Student volunteers will assist with trail maintenance, research, tutoring and mentoring, helping with audio/visuals, and clerical work.  Student volunteers can expect to impact those that they serve, as well as themselves.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Richard Galle. 

St. Andrews Presbyterian Mission
1708 N. Ft. Worth
Contact: Margarita Salgado, 682-2351, maggie.standrews@suddenlinkmail.com
Student Volunteers will assist by answering phones, setting up appointments, scanning documents, making copies, and greeting clients.

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Teen F.L.O.W. Outreach Youth Ministry
711 South Main Street
Contact Person: Marie Marquez, 686-2525, jay@teenflow.com
Student volunteers will assist with janitorial and office work (filing, answering phones) and if approved and training is completed serve as a mentor.  Student volunteers can expect to be impacted by knowing they have given back to the community.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Marie Marquez, Jay Marquez.

Tennis Association of Midland
3600 N. Garfield (Midland College Tennis Center)
Contact Person:  Lance Armstrong, 349-8920, armsraquetshop@yahoo.com
Student volunteers will assist with putting on tennis matches, taking scores, posting scores, serving as match monitors and checking in patients.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Lance Armstrong.

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United Way of Midland
1209 West Wall Street
Contact Person: Shannon Reed, 685-7700, sreed@uwmidland.org 
www.uwmidland.org
Student volunteers will help with campaign documents and office duties.  Student volunteers can expect to be engaged with a non-profit and to impact the community as a whole.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Shannon Reed, Donna Mahurin.

Unlock Ministries:  Op Camp
2917 W. Industrial Ave.
Contact:  San Smith or Ben Wall, 684-7540, bwall@opcamp.com
www.opcamp.com 
Student volunteers will mentor at-risk youth and teach Bible based curriculum and participate in home visitations. Student volunteers may also participate in various Op Camp activities such as:  being a cabin leader, playing sports, assisting with recreation, crafts, swimming, singing, running, dancing, talking, and listening (Camp takes place Sunday through Friday the first and last week of July).


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West Texas Opportunities, Inc.
3510 North "A" Street, Bldg A
Contact Person: Patrick Street, 685-8311, p.street.wto@gmail.com
www.gowto.org
Student volunteers will assist with administrative functions for a variety of WTO programs. Confidentiality is extremely important and a signed statement is required.  Student volunteers can expect to gain a unique insight on low-income families and the day-to-day struggle to meet basic needs, such as food, shelter, and heat/air conditioning, as well as, be inspired by the client's positive outlook and thankfulness.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Patrick Street, Jenny Gibson.

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YMCA  (See Midland YMCA above)

Young Life Midland
925 W. Wadley
Contact Person: Sutton Stallworth, 683-5433, yl@ylmidland.org
www.younglife.midland.org
Student volunteers will set up and tear down for events, mentor and facilitate social activities for students and adults with special needs and disabilities, assist with administrative duties, and serve as week long camp counselors.  Student volunteers can expect to develop leadership skills, multi-cultural socialization, and inclusion of exceptional students.
Approved to sign off on hours:  Sutton Stallworth, Rip Gibbs.

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Midland's Legacy Scholarship Program Information
Contact:  Kristy Messmer, Legacy Advisor
(432) 685-6854 | kmessmer@midland.edu

Contact: Julia Vickery, Student Development/SIP Coordinator
(432) 685-4704 | jvickery@midland.edu