—- Volunteer Action Center
Our Health’s Volunteer Action Center (VAC) is the region’s non-profit volunteer resource hub, working with community non-profit and public service organizations to address volunteer needs. The Volunteer Action Center is a convener and a catalyst to action, as we connect, mobilize, engage, and support volunteers. The Volunteer Action Center also promotes the professional development of effective volunteer programs in partner organizations by providing resources and training opportunities and recognizes the efforts of community volunteers during National Volunteer Week. Our Center is a member of and certified through Points of Light and Hands on Network, an international non-profit organization dedicated to promoting volunteerism.
Area Volunteer Need
NW Works – 7th Annual Farm to Table
Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 4:00 – 6:30 pm
We’re looking for volunteers to assist with our 7th Annual Farm to Table presented by Trex Company for NW Works! Come on out to beautiful Middletown, enjoy live local music and help raise money for a great cause.
Volunteer needs include:
- Set-up: 2:30pm-3:30pm
- Registration: 3:30pm-4:30pm
- Bar helper: 3:30pm – 6:15pm
- Buffet Servers: 4:30pm-6:00pm
- Clean-up: 6:15pm-7:00pm
Whether you have 1 hour to give or 7, we’re happy to have you! Volunteers may sign up for as many shifts as they would like! Fill out the application here: https://nwworks.com/volunteer/ To make your application for only Farm to Table, under reoccurrence you can choose “single event” and under special events “Farm to Table”
We ask that all volunteers wear a white t-shirt the day of. More information on parking and attending will be sent out prior to the event. Food and drinks will be provided! You can find out more information about the Farm to Table event here: https://nwworks.com/farm-to-table/
Building a community of volunteers.
The Volunteer Action Center connects, mobilizes, engages, and supports volunteers to meet community needs.
We serve the community by:
Connecting people to volunteer opportunities within partner organizations.
Promoting and publicizing volunteerism throughout the community by highlighting volunteer opportunities, participating in volunteer outreach activities, and sharing information with the public about the importance of volunteerism.
Building the capacity for effective local volunteerism by sharing resources and providing training and networking opportunities.
- Established in 2004.
- Coordinates with partners to promote their individual services at community events.
- Offers training and educational opportunities through Volunteer Action Center and Our Health initiatives.
- Supports partner agencies through volunteer coordination.
- Serves as a resource for many types of volunteers: Community/Days of Service, Employee, Family, Youth, Service Learning, Senior Volunteers and Work Release.