At the Main Office

National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive – Saturday, May 21st

Help us “Stamp Out Hunger!”  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 12th. and there are a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from. Detailed descriptions are below and you may Sign Up Today
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Food Collection Table Representative at both King Soopers (30th & Arapahoe) and Safeway (28th and Arapahoe) from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 12.
Help us “Stamp Out Hunger.” Staff food collection table, ask shoppers if they’d like to donate items, remind shoppers of the P.O. drive, and hand out empty bags.

Food Loaders @ Post Offices–(Main Downtown P.O. & Valmont P.O.)–3:00 – 6:30 pm, Saturday, May 12.
Help us “Stamp Out Hunger.” Greet and thank carriers. Help sort and move bins from carrier’s truck to our truck or another truck. Valmont P.O. will require moderate to heavy lifting transferring and sorting food.

Truck Unloader/Food Sorter @ EFAA–One shift from 3:00 – 7:00 pm and another from 4:00 – 7:30 pm, Saturday, May 12.
Help us unload all of the wonderful food donations from the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. We’ll also weigh the food, transfer it to our garage and basement and sort items. Lifting and organizing will be required, as well as rolling and stacking of large hampers.

We will need two volunteers who are able to stay late if the event goes over. If you are willing to do this, please let us know!

Duties: Coordinating groups to collect and deliver items needed for the food pantry. Visit our donate page for our current needs.

Skills Needed:
Superior organizational skills, good communication and leadership.

Time Commitment:
Flexible hours, possibility of working from home.

Duties:
Once a month, work with your group to prepare one of EFAA’s apartment units for a new family. Inventory kitchen supplies, general cleaning tasks such as scrubbing a bathroom, wiping out a refrigerator, vacuuming and cleaning windows. Ideal for faith communities, service organizations or families. Contacts: In Boulder, Liz at Lizs@nullefaa.org, in Lafayette, Sharone at Sharone@nullefaa.org, in Longmont, Laura at Lauras@nullefaa.org, in Louisville, Sandy at sandy@nullefaa.org.

Skills Needed:
Ability to do general housework, desire to prepare a warm home for a new family in need.

Time Commitment:
3 hours one time a month, six month commitment requested

Duties:
Housing sponsors provide personal hygiene products and household needs, such as laundry detergent and cleaning supplies on a monthly basis. Work with staff to identify other creative, helpful ways to support the program (i.e., assisting with holiday-related activities, apartment repairs/maintenance, etc.). Ideal for faith communities, service organizations, families or businesses. Contacts: In Boulder, Liz at Lizs@nullefaa.org, in Lafayette, Sharone at Sharone@nullefaa.org, in Longmont, Laura at Lauras@nullefaa.org, in Louisville, Sandy at sandy@nullefaa.org.

Time Commitment:
Requires a monthly check-in with the housing caseworker. 1 year commitment requested.

Duties:
Purchase or sew cloth bags and fill with toiletries for people moving into short-term housing. Willingness to purchase or organize a drive for the items. Contacts: In Boulder, Liz at Lizs@nullefaa.org, in Lafayette, Sharone at Sharone@nullefaa.org, in Longmont, Laura at Lauras@nullefaa.org, in Louisville, Sandy at sandy@nullefaa.org.

Skills Needed:
Creative thinking, willingness to provide materials or solicit donated materials.

Time Commitment:
Flexible hours – can be done on your own time.

We are fortunate to have many individuals and groups in the community who are interested in helping our neighbors in need. Due to high demand from local companies interested in volunteering throughout the year, we are currently only able to provide these group volunteer opportunities to our Corporate Partners.

Please contact Sara Joss, Development and Events Manager to learn more about the EFAA Corporate Partner Program and what it entails. You can also find information on our Corporate Partner page.

Duties:
Ongoing maintenance and upkeep of EFAA’s short-term and transitional family housing units.

Skills Needed:
Painting, landscaping, general yard clean-up and gardening.

Time Commitment:
Flexible hours during spring, summer and fall months.

 

APPLICATIONS

If you would like to volunteer as part of a business or community group, or as a family, please have the primary contact from your group complete our online Volunteer Application Form.

For business or community groups: If you are volunteering as part of a group, only 1 person from your group, will need to complete our volunteer application form. An onsite orientation will be provided for your group on the day of your project.

For families: Families are asked to attend a New Volunteer Orientation. Orientations are on alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm at our main office, 1575 Yarmouth Ave. in Boulder.  We encourage full family participation for the orientation, however, all youth and at least one parent/guardian should plan to attend. You will receive upcoming orientation dates and information on how to schedule your family for an orientation upon completion of our volunteer application form. Orientations are on the following dates: 4/25, 5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/20, 7/11, 7/18, 8/1, 8/15, 8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19, 1/2, 1/16, 1/30, 2/13, 2/27.

Please note that our min. age for volunteering in our Food Pantry is 15 without adult supervision or 12 with adult supervision.

 


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