|Come and give of yourself, you will make a difference
in someone’s life, you will help to build our community, and
you will change lives, including your own.
Volunteer Opportunities at Fayetteville Urban
Donation Drop Off times are:
Monday-Thursday 9AM-5PM and Friday 9AM-4PM
Sorting Food and Clothing: Every day
we are blessed to receive donations of food, clothing, hygiene and
household items. These items need to be sorted and made ready for
Clothing Store Attendant: Our
“Store” is open Monday–Friday from 9:00 AM until
1:30 PM. Come and work at the “check out” counter and
assist our clients in finding what they need.
Food Pantry Assistant: The food pantry is open
Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM. Come and assist clients
in finding what they need.
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 9AM to 8PM - Friday 9AM - 4PM
1:1 Tutor: Complete our tutor training sessions
and you are on your way to
making a connection with one of our very special students.
Reading Center Aide: Come and work the front
counter in the Reading Center and provide assistance to our students
and their tutors.
English Conversation Group Facilitators: to help speakers of other languages practice their English Language skills.
ESL/TESOL small group teachers
Math Teachers: Help GED students work on their math skills
One on One tutors: Help others to improve their reading, writing, computer, math and English Language skills
Job coaches: Help others to plan their future in order to be more successful in life. Help them write job resumes and put in job applications online.
1:1 Mentor: A Find-A-Friend mentor, volunteers to work one-on-one with youth enrolled in the Find-A-Friend program. A One-on-One mentor exposes youth to a variety of educational, cultural and recreational experiences within the community.
*This is a minimum of a one-year commitment*
Advisory Board Member: The Advisory Board assists in making policies for the program, fundraising and advisement on effectively running the day-to-day operations of the Find-A-Friend program. *This is a minimum of a one-year commitment*
Admin Support: Assist with filing, typing, copying, and/or answering phones. Assist program staff in researching, planning and implementing daily activities that are educational, wholesome and fun. Assist program staff with administrative duties and case management.
Group Mentoring: Work with youth participants in afterschool group settings. Assist youth with homework and tutoring in Math and Reading. Assist youth with decision-making skills, organizational skills, and development of better study habits. Assist in the facilitation of group workshops that develop social and life skills.
Group Project Mentoring: A social club or community group that would like to undertake a group project or activity with the youth of Find-A-Friend will need to submit a project proposal to the Find-A-Friend Coordinator at least 60 days before date of project/ activity.
Any member of the club or group that has contact with the youth will submit a volunteer application, undergo a federal background check and provide at least two references.
*Due to the extensive screening process, anyone that wants to volunteer with the Find-A-Friend program must commit to 30 or more hours of volunteer time (unless otherwise noted next to volunteer description). All applicants will undergo a federal background check, must provide references, and fulfill all screening criteria before volunteering with Find-A-Friend program. ALL applicants will be required to sign a confidentially statement agreeing that all information obtained about the families and youth served will remain in the strictest of confidence.
We need people with experience in the following areas: Carpentry,
Church Work Group Gather together a bible study
group, Sunday school class, etc and sign up for a project (eg. Building
a wheelchair ramp, landscaping, painting)