Volunteering

AFAC Named 2022 Best of the Best Non Profit and Place to Volunteer!

AFAC was recognized by Arlington Sun Gazette readers as the Best of the Best in 2022 in the following categories: Best Non Profit/Civic Support Center & Best Place to Volunteer. Thank you to everyone for their support!

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Volunteer Couples & Valentine’s Day

The secret to long-lasting relationships is finding activities that you both enjoy! On Valentine’s Day, we’re highlighting some couples who volunteer at AFAC on a regular basis. We’re grateful for their help and wish them years of happiness together!

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MLK Day 2022 Service Project

For Volunteer Arlington’s annual MLK Day of Service, AFAC is partnering with Arlington County’s Food Security Task Force in offering a virtual service project. We are asking people to make “Winter Care Kits” to be given out to our home delivery clients. For more information and to register for this service project, visit https://volunteer.leadercenter.org/civicrm/vol/#/volunteer/appeal/786.

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Spanish Speaking Volunteers Needed for Client Surveys

AFAC will be conducting our annual client surveys at our Nelson St location from January 31 to February 5. We are looking for volunteers who can help conduct the surveys in Spanish. To sign up for shifts, please use the online volunteer calendar.

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Van Driver Needed

We are looking for two people who are willing to drive an AFAC van to an apartment building about a mile away to make home deliveries to 15 clients each Monday morning. You don’t go door-to-door, but rather just deliver approximately 18 crates to the community room. It’s best to have two people who can…

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Substitute Drivers for Home Delivery

Our home delivery program brings our grocery items directly to clients who are elderly, disabled, or have other health issues requiring them to stay at home. We are in need of substitute delivery drivers. For your shift, you would arrive at AFAC on Monday, Tuesday, or Friday between 10:00-11:00 am (or Wednesday from 12:00-1:00) and…

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AFAC Volunteer Award Winners 2021

We at AFAC treasure each of our volunteers and the gifts that they bring. Collectively, in normal times more than 3,000 volunteers donate close to 50,000 volunteer hours. Each year, AFAC staff gathers to decide which volunteers to recognize from this great group. This is a tough decision each year, but this year was the…

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Driver’s Assistant – Volunteers Needed to help AFAC Staff Drivers

We are looking for STRONG helpers (must be able to repeatedly lift 30 pounds) who are able to make either a weekly or every other week commitment to assist our staff drivers. Please read this description carefully and if interested, email volunteer4afac@afac.org for details.  -You must be at least age 18. -You must be FULLY VACCINATED (you…

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Volunteer Vaccination Progress

The pandemic has been around for one whole year, but we can see the light at the end of the tunnel! We asked volunteers who had been at AFAC within the past 30 days to share their vaccination status with us (we did not ask teenagers). The results are bringing us so much hope! In…

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