Volunteer // Youth


At the Main Office

During the holiday season, EFAA facilitates additional programs including our Holiday Food Distribution and our Holiday Gift Room. All opportunities take place at our office in North Boulder. Minimum volunteer age is 15 without adult supervision, or 12 with adult. Onsite orientation and training provided. Please see which group bellow best suits your situation. To learn more about specific volunteer opportunities, click here.

New individual volunteers: Please complete our volunteer application form and attend an upcoming orientation before volunteering. Orientations are on Wednesdays as follows: 11/8, 11/15, 11/29 & 12/6 from 4 – 5 pm at our office in Boulder. Contact Sue McCullough, Community Resources Manager at sue@nullefaa.org or 303.951.7663 with questions.

Families: Please complete our volunteer application form and attend an upcoming orientation before volunteering. Only 1 person from your family will need to complete our application form. Orientations are on Wednesdays as follows: 11/8, 11/15, 11/29 & 12/6 from 4 – 5 pm at our office in Boulder and all family members are asked to attend an orientation. Contact Sue McCullough, Community Resources Manager at sue@nullefaa.org or 303.951.7663 with questions.

Groups: Civic groups, school teams/groups, faith groups, etc. (small groups up to 5 people): Please review volunteer opportunities  and contact Sue McCullough, Community Resources Manager at sue@nullefaa.org or 303.951.7663 to confirm availability and coordinate details. If an opportunity is available for your group, only 1 person from your group will need to complete our volunteer application form and an onsite orientation will be provided for your group on the day of your project.

For Donations:

If you are interested in donating to our gift room click here or contact Sue McCullough, sue@nullefaa.org or 303.951.7663

For food donations, click here or contact Liz Rowland, liz@nullefaa.org or 303.951.7667

Duties:
Volunteers help stock & organize our Food Pantry shelves, process incoming food donations and/or accompany participants through our Food Pantry, assisting our participants with food item selection according to family size and EFAA guidelines. Our volunteers serve ~300 families per week and we rely on an army of volunteers to help us accomplish this important work!

Skills Needed:
Ability and willingness to be physically active, have an interest in working with people and perform light to moderate lifting. Spanish speaking abilities are helpful but not required. Must be 15 years old or a min. of 12 and in the company of an adult.

Time Commitment:
Flexible, prefer 3 hours per week for at least three months. Available Shifts: Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays – 9:00 – 12:00, 11:30 – 2:30 or 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Wednesdays – 11:30 – 2:30 or 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursdays – 9:00 – 12:00, 11:30 – 2:30, 2:00 – 5:00 or 3:30 – 6:30 pm. Training Provided.

Duties:
Make a difference in a child’s life by leading activities, assisting with homework and providing children in our housing sites with a stable presence. The Children’s Program is an after school program and operates on weekdays from 3:30 – 5:30 pm during the school year and from 2:30 – 4:30 during summer. The program takes place at our Boulder, Lafayette and Longmont housing sites. Boulder Program is on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Lafayette Program is on Tuesdays & Fridays. Longmont Program is on Mondays & Wednesdays. Boulder program is currently full with volunteers.

Skills Needed:
Must be creative, flexible, responsible and enjoy kids of all ages. Must be at least 15 years old and those 18 years & older will be required to complete a background check.

Time Commitment:
2-4 hours per week for at least six months.

Duties:
Coordinating groups to collect and deliver items needed for the food pantry.

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

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

Contact Liz@nullefaa.org for more information.

APPLICATIONS

Please complete our online Volunteer Application Form and then plan to attend an upcoming orientation. New Volunteer Orientations are on alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm at our main office, 1575 Yarmouth Ave. in Boulder. You will receive additional information about upcoming orientations, including dates and how to schedule yourself, after completing our volunteer application form. Orientations are on the following dates: 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 1/3, 1/17, 1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/20.


CURRENT VOLUNTEERS

Welcome to our online resource for scheduling volunteer shifts, updating personal information and/or posting your volunteer hours.

Current volunteers can log in here.