For Immediate Release: Oct. 25, 2010
Volunteer coordinator helps Goodyear
ARIZ. (Oct. 25, 2010) Teresa Wolf became the Volunteer Coordinator for the
Goodyear Fire Department in March 2010. Some of her duties include administrative
work, patrolling, and helping to locate missing children.
became involved with the VIPS (Volunteers In Police Service) program after
meeting Goodyear Police Officer Adam Tellez at a G.A.I.N. event a few years ago
and learning about volunteer opportunities in that department. The following
year, she became a Neighborhood Block Watch captain.
went on to graduate from the Goodyear Citizens Police Academy and has been with
the VIPS program since September 2009. She also serves on the Board of
Directors for the Goodyear Police Officers Association Charity Foundation.
up, Wolf learned that officers put their lives on the line every day to protect
the public. Her father was in law enforcement and retired as Chief of Police in
Osage City Kansas.
a VIPS volunteer, Wolf says she has found a way to give back to her community.
and her husband have been married for 27 years, have two children, and moved to
Goodyear in 2007 from Nebraska where they were foster parents for seven years.
Until 2008, her favorite hobby was racing stock cars and late models, a family
activity that began in 1995 and gave everyone a chance to spend quality time