Operation Care International Inc

Operation Care International Inc

2014/12/20 Christmas Gift Homeless Outreach

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Adopt A Vet / Escort the Handicapped

One-on-one Escort our Veteran and Handicapped guests as they go through the event, helping them with their gifts and giving them companionship while they are in the Hall.  Must be 17 years of age or older.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Adult Footwashing

Two functions: (1) Provide prayer, wash feet and distribute one pair of socks and shoes to homeless adult men and women (2) Assisting Foot Washing in fulfilling shoe requests and other general support as needed. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Adult Homeless Gifts

Distribution of clothing and other personal items to homeless men and women. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Adult Shoes

Organize shoe inventory and assist in shoe distribution to homeless. Will work in a organized team process. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Balloon Artists

Needed....balloon artists to create fun balloon shapes for the children  We will also need assistants to help with the line control and keeping up with supplies.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bus Tables

Clearing tables in a timely manner in order to make room for all those ready to eat the lunch provided. Will need approximately 5 people for the Homeless eating area and 5 people for the Family eating area. Great for a group! Schedule will be from 10:00am - 4:00pm on Sat December 15.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Carnival Games 12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Childens Face Painting

Painting small and happy faces. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Childrens - Santa Pictures

Organizing and working with children for taking pictures with Santa. Volunteers must be 12 years or older.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Childrens Arts and Crafts

Working with children in the Arts and Crafts area. Because of behavior problems in the past, we prefer to have volunteers at least 14 years of age. All volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Childrens Bounce Houses

Helping Children in/out of the Bounce Houses. Maintaining order. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Childrens Coats and Clothing

Distribution of clothing and other personal items to Children and Families. Morning and afternoon shifts available. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Childrens Gifts

Organization, packaging and distributing toys and gifts to Children. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Communications Center

Manning the inside communications center. Assisting with communications equipment, reported activities and incidents. Acting as messenger. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Dental 12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Entertainment

Entertainment professionals who are interested in bringing cheer, entertainment, and the gospel to our guests and volunteers during the Christmas Gift Event. There are three stages - Childrens, Main Stage and Outdoor areas. Additionally there are opportunities for carolers, handbells, Christmas/Holiday and Christian music on the floor as well as for the homeless and needy families waiting to enter.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Evangelism for Adult Homeless

Providing Christian prayer, evangelism and support to homeless men and women. You will be taking survey of their beliefs, needs and praying with them as individuals and small groups. Each Evangelism volunteer will need to take on-line and individual training to prepare for the event. Each will also be requested to verify that their their Christian beliefs match the needs of Operation Care by agreeing to a Christian Doctrinal Statement. Each volunteer will be approved to participate after completing these steps.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Evangelism for Families

Providing Christian prayer, evangelism and support to families and children. You will be taking survey of their beliefs, needs and praying with them as individuals and small groups. Each Evangelism volunteer will need to take on-line and individual training to prepare for the event. Each will also be requested to verify that their their Christian beliefs match the needs of Operation Care by agreeing to a Christian Doctrinal Statement. Each volunteer will be approved to participate after completing these steps.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Event Closure and Cleanup-Vital Activity !!

This is a critical activity - designed especially for the motivated volunteer. Event volunteers will be tired and chair people will need a lot of help in closing down each of the areas and packing up remaining items. We have to be out of the Dallas Convention Center the night of the event. WE NEED YOUR HELP. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Family Footwashing and Shoes (Soles for Kidz)

Providing Prayer, foot-washing and care, and distribution of shoes to needy Children. All volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Family Portraits

Organizing and assisting with family portraits. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Family Reunification - Phone Home

Working with homeless to find, locate and arrange for reunification during the Christmas holiday. All volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Feed the 5,000 - Cupcakes

Assist in handing out cupcakes to guests.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Guest Bag Check

Taking, organizing and managing homeless possessions in bag check area. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Guest Gift Coupon Distribution - NEED SPANISH BILINGUAL

Organizing and distributing gift coupons to incoming guests, greet guests as they enter the building and line monitors to direct guests to the appropriate lines. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older.  **We need at least 15 bilingual (Spanish/English) volunteers.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Guest Registration - GREAT FOR EARLYBIRDS! - New Revamped Setup

We have totally revamped outside registration this year.  Each area (Homeless, Family, VET and Handicap) will have tables set up for the volunteers to sit at and the guests will come to the tables to be registered.  All the volunteers for each area will be together, side-by-side.  It will work the same way the VET Registration has worked in the past. Register and provide direction to the many homeless and families waiting to enter the Christmas Party. This is very important outside organizational work !! GREAT FOR EARLY BIRDS! All Volunteers must be 12 year or older. All Volunteers under age 15 must be with an adult volunteer.  We have both seated and standing positions. 

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Inside Ministries

Includes, but not limited to: Food, Haircuts, Makeovers and Counseling. To sign up for this activity you must contact the Volunteer Task Force at contact.volunteer@operationcaredallas.org

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Living Nativity

Participating and assisting with the living nativity in the children's area. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Medical Services

Providing medical examinations and services to Homeless and Needy Families at the Event. This activity is only for nurses and physicians. You must be medically certified and bring your certification or license information with you to the event. Please complete the Medical Certifications in the Additional Info Tab on your profile on this website. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Open - Where Needed

For volunteers who are willing to step in wherever the need is, regardless of which area that may be.  There is a possibility that you would change areas throughout the day as well as the needs change.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Partners/Advocates

Organizations willing to set up and man a table/booth at the event and be available to talk to the guests (both homeless and families) about resources available to them to help improve their individual situations.  Examples:  Housing assistance, employment assistance, rehab resources, children's resources, etc.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Pony Rides 12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Prayer

Pray for our volunteers and guests during the event.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Runners/Will Call - GREAT FOR TEENAGERS!

Great for teenagers! Will man the Will Call Desk for homeless families. Help registration volunteers with replenishing supplies, assisting guests with directions, distributing water bottles, and helping single parents with their children and packages. All Volunteers must be 13 years or older. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Security / Guest Assistance

Provide assitance and directions to Guests and Volunteers. Additionally provide support to the Security team. Be a leader in case of emergency, special needs and any other problems during the event. To participate in this event you must be 21 years or older, you must review, read and learn the on-line procedures training, and you must participate in a training session offered prior to the event December to learn emergency procedures. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow for check in.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Vision Checks 12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Vounteer Registration and Management

Manning the Volunteer Registration Area. Assisting with coordinating volunteers, helping all areas with volunteer needs. Acting as messenger. All Volunteers must be 12 years or older.

Once the rush of volunteer check-in has passed we encourage you to use your talents and gifts in other places throughout the party.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Welcoming Greeters

Cheer for the guests as they arrive and give them a warm welcome. This is perfect for teenagers.

12/20/2014 12/20/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

2014/12/9 Preparing For Christmas Outreach

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
1st Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.

12/10/2014 12/10/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
2nd Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.  Please contact Brian or Julie at bjcolotex@yahoo.com

 

  

12/11/2014 12/11/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
3rd Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.

12/12/2014 12/12/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
4th Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.

12/13/2014 12/13/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
5th Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.

12/16/2014 12/16/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
6th Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.

12/17/2014 12/17/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Final Party Preparation at Warehouse!!

Arranging and preparing goods, decorations and materials for later transportation to the Dallas Convention Center for the Christmas Party. This is an important preparation activity where volunteers will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.

12/18/2014 12/18/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Pre-Party Setup

Setting up individual areas at the convention center on Friday, the day before the party.  Also decorating the halls with Christmas decorations.

12/19/2014 12/19/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Pre-Party Setup-Decorations

Volunteers needed to decorate the convention center on Friday, the day before the party.  Also decorating the halls with Christmas decorations.

12/19/2014 12/19/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Warehouse Inventory & Organization Workday

At this first Warehouse Workday we will be organizing and taking inventory of everything we currently have in the warehouse so we will know what we need to start collecting.  This is physical labor with lifting up to 20 pounds.  The warehouse is not airconditioned and will be hot and dirty so dress appropriately. Suggest wearing gloves to sift through items in boxes.

 

WAREHOUSE LOCATION AT: Exchange Logistics 3113 Glenfield Ave Dallas, TX 75233-1421 (214) 333-3221 Link Here for Map: http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=33.09105&lon=-96.743974&zoom=14&tt=3113%20Glenfield%20Ave%2C%20dallas%20tx&tp=1

12/6/2014 12/6/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Mission Statement

Operation Care International exists to glorify God. In obedience to His will, we connect impoverished children and the homeless to Jesus Christ providing for their physical needs through God’s provision both at home and abroad.

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