Volunteer

There are many ways you may volunteer to support our troops.  Click “Contact Us” or email the committee chairperson for your area of interest (in “Organization”)

VOLUNTEER AT THE VA

  • Produce and/or identify, purchase and collect comfort items for hospitalized veterans.
  • Collect clothing and comfort items for the VA Homeless Vet Program.
  • Collect items for BABY baskets (layette of essential newborn items including hand-made booties and blanket) for hospitalized pregnant veteran mothers or spouses of veterans.
  • Plan and/or participate in events for hospitalized vets.
  • Southern Arizona VA Health Care Services (SAVAHCS) has a wide variety of volunteer needs.  www.tucson.va.gov or contact (520) 792-1450 Voluntary Services for information.
  • VA Volunteer Caregiver Support Program visits homebound veterans and provides family and caregiver support.  Cathy Starr, Coordinator (520) 792-1450 x6020.
  • VA HospitalHero’s Welcome” visits newly-admitted patients in the four inpatient wards.

EVENTS COMMITTEE

  • Help with programs such as luncheons, dances, speakers, golf tournaments as well as other special events hosted or sponsored by STS.
  • Assist in the identification and planning of fund raising events.
  • Coordinate with the Publicity Committee to promote sponsored events.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

  • Maintain the membership list.
  • Contact members on a periodic basis to ensure their information is current and access STS members’ activities of interest.
  • Keep Activity Chairs/Leaders informed of members desire to serve in their areas.

GRANTS COMMITTEE

  • Research and identify potential grantor agencies for our programs
  • Complete grant applications and monitor progress
  • Complete necessary grant reporting requirements

PUBLICITY COMMITTEE

  • Assist taking, selecting and editing photos of significant events.
  • Assist researching and writing articles about STS.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

  • Committee of active member volunteers seek elected officers and other committee members (see Bylaws).

PHOTOGRAPHER

  • Document STS events and activities for website and publicity.  Your own camera is required.