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Volunteer opportunities for the Nellis AFB community


This page is provided as a service to the Nellis Air Force Base community in the interest of promoting public service through volunteerism. The presence of this information in no way implies endorsement, preference or obligation by the US Air Force or its personnel toward any external organization. If you would like to let us know about a volunteer opportunity, please contact the Volunteer Resource Program Manager here.
tabLas Vegas Community & Short Term Opportunities 
IMPORTANT: Occasionally, an outside organization will
request volunteers in uniform. Uniforms are not authorized
to be worn to such events without prior approval from
base command.


AmeriCorps VISTA Nevada Health Centers, Inc is in need of
volunteers to perform outreach efforts in the community promoting
the health care services that NVHC provides as well as healthy
lifestyles.  Volunteers are requested that can commit to
volunteering on a regular basis.  Please call contact if you
are interested.
Contact:  Seelypon Phanthip at 702-220-9946

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Air Force Sergeants' Association
AFSA provides a voice for enlisted women and men, both active and retired, and their families. Volunteer opportunities are available at the pharmacies and are also needed to lobby for military quality of life, fundraising for local charity programs and scholarships and to aid in voter registration.
Contact: 702-653-2688

Airmen Against Drunk Driving
The AADD program is always looking for volunteers to help provide transportation for fellow airmen if they become impaired due to drinking.
Contact: Your First Sergeant or call 702-652-6570 

First Sergeants' Council
Volunteers needed for Operation Warmheart charity fund and other events scheduled throughout the year.
Contact: Your unit's First Sergeant

Nellis 5/6 Association
The purpose of the Nellis 5/6 Association is to function as a non-profit professional military organization in order to enhance the welfare, morale and recognition of all enlisted personnel, with a specific focus on Staff and Technical Sergeants. The Nellis 5/6 Association promotes and supports NCO Professional Military Education programs, on and off-duty professional development opportunities, volunteerism, base and community involvement.
Contact: SSgt Fusco at 702-652-4830

Girl Scouts
Work with local youth ages 5-17 as troop leaders and more. Long and short term time commitments are available.
Contact: Base VRP Manager at 702-652-3327 for current contact information

Nellis Area Spouses' Club
Nellis Enlisted Spouses' Club and Nellis Officers' Spouses' Club have merged and is now Nellis Area Spouses Club, open to spouses of all ranks. You can find more information at, Nellis Area Spouses Club facebook page or email  Purpose is to foster a spirit of good fellowship through the provision of social, cultural and recreational activities. NASC also manages the base Thrift Shop and volunteers are needed to keep it running.
Contact: Base VRP Manager at 702-652-3327 for current contact information

Unit Booster Clubs
Booster Clubs for each unit on base may host events for the unit and hold fundraising activities to fund their unit events. Volunteering for your Unit Booster Club may involve holding a board position or participating in fundraising activities such as ushering at local shows and events.
Contact: Your Unit Booster Club or First Sergeant for more information.
tabNellis Base Volunteer Opportunities 
The following base agencies utilize a great number of volunteers.  If interested, please contact them directly and, if no name is listed below,
ask to speak with their Volunteer Coordinator.



Airman & Family Readiness Center
The A&FRC has volunteer opportunities for receptionists, program assistants, and other office help.
Contact: Stephanie Garnes at 702-652-3327

Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD)
AADD is always looking for volunteers to help provide transportation for fellow airmen if they become impaired due to drinking.
Contact: 702-652-4136

Airman's Attic
The Attic provides a place for us to go with donations such as furniture, small appliances, kitchen equipment and other household goods that are in good usable condition. These items are made available to ranks E-4 and below at no charge. Volunteers are always needed to sort, clean and display items. Managed by the Nellis 5/6.
Contact: TSgt Cooper at 702-653-2219

American Red Cross - Hospital
Volunteers needed for a variety of positions.
Contact: 702-653-2208

American Red Cross - Base Branch Office
A variety of project volunteer opportunities as well as office assistance is needed.
Contact: Margie Manning at 702-652-2106

Arts & Crafts Center
Looking for arts and crafts volunteers and recreation aides. Call for more details.
Contact: 702-652-2849

The Base Chapel
Volunteers needed from all faith groups to act as altar servers, ushers, Children's Church leaders and more.
Contact: 702-652-2950

Child Development Center
Assist CDC staff with a variety of administrative and childcare projects.
Contact: 702-652-5885

Community Center
Opportunities available as administrative assistant, Base Drama Club director, technical assistants and base special events.
Contact: 702-652-5014

Creech AFB - Please contact the Creech Airman & Family Readiness Center for opportunities on Creech AFB.
Contact: 702-404-1156

Desert Eagle RV Park
Maintenance volunteers, office volunteers and activities volunteers are needed.
Contact: 702-643-3060

Health and Wellness Center
The HAWC utilizes volunteers for receptionist/clerical duties.
Contact: Laura Weart at 702-653-3383

Lomie Heard Elementary and PTA
Fundraise for school programs and equipment, plan family events, and assist teachers and school staff. School requires volunteers to have at least one child enrolled in Lomie Heard for safety reasons.
Contact: 702-799-4920

Nellis Gun Club
Assist staff with many activities including skeet shoots.
Contact: 702-652-1937

Outdoor Recreation
Needs adventure coordinators, van/bus drivers, and Volksmarch assistant.
Contact: 702-652-8967

Retiree Activities Office
The RAO looks for retirees to participate in RAO activities and assist with workshops. Volunteer counselors are also utilized in the RAO.
Contact: 702-652-9978

Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office
Victim Advocate, graphic artist and outreach assistant positions are available to volunteers.
Contact: 702-652-5399

Sports & Fitness Center
Volunteer Opportunities available to assist with various road races and coaching a variety of sports.
Contact: 702-652-6433

Tax Assistance Office
Seasonal volunteers perform receptionist duties and act as administrative assistants and computer assistants. Training is provided for tax preparation counselors.
Contact: 702-652-2645

Thrift Shop
Proceeds from the sale of donated items go towards base scholarships and other worthy base causes. Volunteer positions available as computer operator, customer service, shelver, greeter, checker and tagger. Shop is managed through the Nellis Officers' Spouses' Club.
Contact: 702-652-3777 (Tues or Thurs 1000-1400)

Veterinary Treatment Facility
Utilizes one or two volunteers to assist with administration work.
Contact: Miranda Tindle at 702-652-8836

Youth Center
Work with youth of various ages to improve and maintain their physical, social and mental well-being. Opportunities include office help as well as coaches and teachers for many sports and activities.
Contact: 702-652-9307

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