Volunteering

Farmers’ Market Driver

We’re looking for reliable, friendly and SAFE drivers who can assist with farmers’ market pick ups this year. We’re anticipating needing 2-3 more people (or perhaps serving as a substitute). You would need to be comfortable driving an AFAC vehicle (cargo van) and be willing to submit your driving record. You’d be expected to help…

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Parking Update

Across from AFAC, construction at Jennie Dean Park has begun. Its parking lot has been closed, as well as access to 27th St. from S. Nelson St. If you are coming to volunteer at AFAC’s warehouse, parking options are limited. You can park at the dog park at the end of S. Nelson St. (2…

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Offsite Distribution Help – The Carlin

One of our partner agencies at The Carlin Senior Apartments is seeking three strong volunteers to assist with their weekly AFAC food distribution on Thursdays from 10am – 12pm. If you’re interested, contact Olivia Ferrante at Olivia.Ferrante@rhf.org.

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Volunteers to Conduct Client Surveys

We’ll be conducting our annual client surveys between February 1 through February 20. We’ll be adding spots on the volunteer calendar, specifically for Spanish-speaking volunteers. If you speak Spanish, please take a look and see what’s available. Helping out just once or twice really makes a difference. Our client surveys are a great opportunity for…

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Exceptional Volunteers Serving in 2020!

We are extremely grateful for all of our volunteers who continue to help us serve all of our families in need. We would like to take this moment to recognize 12 volunteers who have served over 100 volunteer hours at AFAC since July! Thank you so much to Doris Bennett, Terese Brewster, Lee Clarke, Hal…

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Opportunity for YOUTH – Create a flyer!

Create a flyer to help celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and encourage neighbors and friends to donate non-perishable food to AFAC! DETAILS/ NEEDS: You must be in grades K-12 Go to AFAC website (with adult supervision) Art supplies Creativity! Step 1: Your flyer should include something relevant (a picture or words) about the Martin…

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MLK Food Drive Flyer Design Contest for Students

Eligibility: must be in grades K-12 AFAC’s Volunteer Department is holding a contest for students to help us design food drive flyers for the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (January 18, 2021). The featured artwork will reside on the AFAC website for people to download who wish to hold food drives in conjunction with…

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International Volunteer Managers Day

November 5th is recognized as International Volunteer Managers Day. Here at AFAC, we have an amazing trio who work tirelessly to make sure all of our volunteer shifts are filled so we can serve our community to the fullest. Here is Jocalyn, Danielle, and Kim in their Halloween costumes. Thank you so much for all…

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Help AFAC Make the Holidays Bright for All

***Opportunity Filled – No More Volunteers Needed*** We need a crew of helpful elves between mid-November and mid-January to drop off food drive boxes and pick up smaller food donations. You must be 18 and have a valid driver’s license. You should be comfortable driving around Arlington and parallel parking. You’ll be going to businesses, apartment buildings,…

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