BFA needs your help. The following list provides information about the volunteer opportunities available.

Days and hours are negotiable. If you or someone you know would like to know more about our volunteer opportunities, please call 754-4766 or complete the form on this page.

Thank you for considering sharing YOUR time.

2017 Volunteers of the Month

January 2017 Paula Levin

February 2017 Larry and MJ Herman

March 2017 Terry Matthews

April 2017 Elaine And Jim Reardon

May 2017 Marie Goodwin

June 2017 Ronnie Markum Jr.

You Can Volunteer…

BFA is open every day Monday through Friday from 9am to noon and from 1pm to 4:30pm except Wednesday mornings when we are closed to the public and we are closed at 3pm on Friday afternoons.

You can volunteer for half or full days! Hours are 9 – 12 in the mornings and 1 – 4:30 in the afternoons. 

Interested in Volunteering? Contact us via the form below for more information!

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Volunteer Opportunities

RECEPTIONIST
  • Answer phones
  • Sort mail
  • Greet clients

OFFICE ASSISTANT
  • Filing
  • Data Entry
  • Photo copying/collating
  • Faxing
 
PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • Develop media book
  • Assist with writing and distributing press releases
  • Develop display boards
  • Update mailing lists
 
FOOD PANTRY
  • Weigh incoming and outgoing food donations and record in log book
  • Assist with gleaning from local retailers
  • Pack food boxes and distribute to clients
  • Stock shelves, refrigerators, freezers
  • Keep pantry clean and neat
 
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
  • Assist with organizing and packaging of school supplies and clothing
  • Assist with receiving donated items
 
CHRISTMAS DISTRIBUTION
  • Complete Christmas applications
  • Organize and package gifts and clothing according to applications
  • Assemble food bags
  • Pick up donations
  • Distribute gifts and food on distribution days
  • Set up and clean up distribution
 
USDA COMMODITIES DISTRIBUTION (4 times per year)
  • Help offload food from delivery truck (if physically able)
  • Assist with bagging USDA surplus food according to family size
  • Complete client applications
  • Check identification of clients
  • Check FNS letter to verify family size
 
FAMILY THRIFT STORE
  • Sort donations
  • Steam clothing
  • Attach price tags and stock merchandise
  • Help keep shelves and floors clean
  • Straighten displays

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Are you ready to be a part of an organization that is positively impacting the neighborhood in which you live and work?
Then check out ways to get involved.

1

The selfless service of volunteers is what makes BFA possible. See how you can get involved.

2

BFA has many emergency and non emergency programs offering help for food, shelter, and clothing needs

3

There are upcoming events that you can take part in and help out those less fortunate in our area.

4

Our special programs give aid to those in need in Brunswick county. See how we are helping.

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