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VAC Literacy Program Volunteer Application Open

The goal of the VAC Literacy Program is to foster a love of reading and to improve literacy among grade school students. University of Arkansas volunteers commit to one semester of reading with an elementary student for 90 minutes a week Monday through Thursday. The program takes place at six local elementary schools in the Fayetteville Public School District. 

Applications close Monday, September 18th at 12:00 AM.

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Make a Difference Day Project Leader Application Open

On October 28th, the University and NWA community will unite for Make a Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide! VAC Student Engagement selects a Project Leader to partner with a local agency to host a variety of service projects. This role will be responsible for recruiting volunteers, project management, GivePulse updates for your specific project, promoting Make a Difference Day, and organizing volunteers on the day of service. This is a fun, engaging, and rewarding opportunity for students to develop leadership skills, while making an impact in the NWA community.

Applications close Wednesday, September 13th at 12:00 AM.

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Mobile Food Pantry Volunteer Application Open

Mobile pantry volunteers will participate in a weekly shift, filling orders and/or delivering them to their destination at University of Arkansas satellite locations. Delivery volunteers must have a valid driver's license and fill out the appropriate paperwork to drive a University owned vehicle.

Applications close Friday, September 1st at 12:00 PM.

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Pantry Garden Volunteer Application Open

Garden volunteers will help with planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting in the pantry's on- or off-campus gardens. Off campus volunteers are responsible for providing their own transportation. All produce grown in the gardens will help pantry clients gain access to fresh vegetables and herbs.

Applications close Friday, September 1st at 12:00 PM.

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Razorback Food Recovery Leader Fall Application Open

Recovery Leaders act as liaisons between Recovery Volunteers and Volunteer Coordinators. Recovery Leaders are responsible for volunteering one recovery shift per semester (1 hour per week for dining halls and 2 for distribution) as well as attending biweekly meetings throughout the year in order to develop skills such as food safety, allergen training, and further knowledge about recovery operations.

Applications close Friday, September 1st at 12:00 PM.

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Razorback Food Recovery Volunteer Application Open

Recovery Volunteers are responsible for preparing, packaging, and data-logging recovered food in multiple locations on campus. Recovery volunteers are required to show up to a weekly, 1 hour shift. This is a semester-long commitment.  Distribution Leaders are responsible for driving a University vehicle to various locations on campus, load the van with recovered food, and deliver the food to local agencies. Distribution leaders are required to show up to a weekly, 1 1/2 hour long shift and bi-weekly meetings Wednesdays at 5pm. Distribution leaders are required to have a valid driver's license. This is a semester-long commitment.

Applications close Friday, September 1st at 12:00 PM.

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VAC Dream B.I.G. Program Mentor Application Open

The VAC Dream B.I.G. program is a student led, community-based mentoring program for 6th-7th grade girls at J.O. Kelly Middle School in the Springdale School District. The year-long women's empowerment program seeks to builds self-esteem and confidence through identity development, establishes goal setting and team building skills, and encourages unity among participants.

Applications close Tuesday, August 29th.

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Food Security Interdisciplinary Research Group Application Open

This is an invitation-only application for those submitting applications for the Food Security Interdisciplinary Group.  

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