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Jane B. Gearhart  Full Circle Food Pantry Fall 2018 Volunteer Applications Open

Apply today to be a volunteer in the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry! Join our team in our mission to continue nourishing bodies, empowering minds, and creating a community of compassion. We have 6 different volunteer opportunities open to ensure that volunteers can gain a variety of skills and experiences during their time of service. The positions available are as follows: General Volunteers, Communications Leaders, Data Leaders, Garden Volunteers, Full Circle Express General Volunteers, and Full Circle Express Drivers. 

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Please follow the link below to apply for your desired position. You may apply for multiple positions and sessions!

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Razorback Food Recovery Fall 2018 Volunteer Applications Open

Apply today to join the Razorback Food Recovery team as we tackle the issues of food waste and hunger on campus and in our community. Volunteers will spend one hour, weekly shifts in dining hall kitchens capturing excess food to be redistributed to local community agencies including 7hills Homeless Center, the Yvonne Richardson Community Center, Salvation Army, and Lifesource. Volunteers will also play critical roles in data recording to inform chefs of current waste levels in an effort to reduce future food waste on campus. 

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 Student Engagement Fall 2018 Volunteer Applications Open

Pilot Leaders

Become a semester long “Pilot Leader” with an agency! Work closely with a NWA agency to further the relationship with the UA Campus and recruit, trainand lead volunteers. The Pilot Program will place 2 student Pilot Leaders at each of our 3 partner agencies. Students will serve their partner agency by creating volunteer management techniques, best practices, and much more! Email vacse@uark.edu for more information.

Project Leaders

Join us as a Project Leader or general volunteer on one of the largest days of service in the state of Arkansas! Our campus day of service takes place in the fall, we partner with local agencies in the NWA area to make an incredible impact. Our other day of service, Hogs United Games, partners with the University of Arkansas and Special Olympics for a field day of fun.
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P.A.L. Program Fall 2018 Volunteer Applications Open - Become a Pal!

The P.A.L. Program has several unique positions in which students can serve.

Lead Mentor

The Lead Mentor position is open to experienced volunteers looking to grow in their leadership, communication, and management skills and gain resume building experience while making a difference in students’ lives. Lead Mentors are required to volunteer at least two times each week and have additional responsibilities. 

General Volunteer (Pal)

The General Volunteer position, which we like to call Pals, offers the opportunity to make a difference in students’ lives through mentorship. 

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Dream B.I.G. Fall 2018 Volunteer Applications Open - Become a Big!

Dream B.I.G. (Believing in Girls) is a student-led mentoring program of the Volunteer Action Center. The program partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters Northwest Arkansas to empower and encourage young women to overcome adversity in their community and embrace their unique qualities through mentorship.
University of Arkansas women serve as Bigs and are matched with 6th and 7th grade girls, Littles, at J.O. Kelly Middle School in the Springdale School District. The program consists of monthly Brave Girl sessions that focus on identity development through community support, cultural awareness, and one of a kind programming;

 

       


 

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