Volunteer Needs

Summer Home Delivery Driving

AFAC is actively seeking long-term substitute drivers for our home delivery program. We need help Monday, Tuesday and Friday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. The task takes approximately 2 hours each time. You would be a substitute, so you might not be called every week. You would have to have a reliable car that could hold…

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Evening Distribution Check-in Desk

UPDATE: We have already found volunteers willing to help us out with this task. Please check the online calendar for other volunteer events. We are looking for 2-3 volunteers willing to commit to a once a month shift on Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM (sometimes until 8:00). You would be responsible for checking…

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Westover Farmers Market Helpers

We’re looking for two individuals to volunteer on alternate Sundays at the Westover Farmers Market to assist AFAC’s driver and their helper load food donations onto the AFAC van. Volunteers will arrive directly at the market no later than 11:45AM and be finished by 12:15PM. This happens in almost all weather from May 8 thru…

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Farmers’ Market Pickups

AFAC needs some helpers to drive to the Crystal City or Ballston farmers’ markets, pick up produce donations, and bring them back to AFAC headquarters. This is a twice a month volunteer opportunity and requires volunteers to use their own vehicles to transport produce. The Crystal City farmers’ market is on Tuesday evenings, and the…

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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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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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