Thanks for your interest in volunteering with ASAP! Browse our website to see the scope of our work, then let us know what appeals to you using the volunteer interest form below. If you’re looking for a longer term volunteer position, check out our internship program. Please note that most of our projects are indoors and are better suited for individuals and not large groups. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Local Food Guide Phone-a-Thon: help us produce our 2017 Local Food Guide, the most comprehensive food and farm directory in the region. Volunteers will call farms and local food businesses in Western North Carolina to update listings for our 2017 online and printed guides. The Phone-a-thon will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5-8 pm with a 4:30 pm orientation for first time callers. Phone-a-thon dates include: Tuesdays (November 15 and 29, December 6) and Wednesdays (Nov 16, 30 and December 7). This is a great opportunity to see how the guide is produced and connect with some local food producers in the region! Contact Robin at email@example.com to sign up.
Local Food and Farm Photographers: Are you a photo student or an amateur or professional photographer? Contact ASAP to find out how you can help us promote local food and farms with your photography. Volunteer photographers can help tell the story of food and agriculture in the mountains by taking photos at events, farmers markets, farm tours, and conducting photo shoots at farms for our promotional farmer profiles. For details contact Lee Seabrook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farmers Market Reporters: Wonder how we get all of that great information for our weekly tailgate market reports? Volunteers, along with farmers, interns, ASAP staff, and market vendors, send us reports and photos of what’s new and in season at local farmer’s markets. Visit local farmers markets and tailgates each week or month, and chat with vendors to get the scoop on what’s new and will be arriving at markets soon. Send your market notes and photos to email@example.com and click here to find a farmers market near you.
Office Volunteers: Join our email list for periodic office projects including assembling materials for farmers, educators, and school children, and helping with data entry, phone calls, and filing. Send an email to Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org with your hours of availability.
Arts and Crafts Volunteers: If you are you a quilter, costume maker, woodworker, potter, painter, or puppeteer, we would love to apply your skills towards creating aesthetic and functional materials for engaging the public around food and farms. We have lots of crafty wish list items including paper weights for events tabling, produce/farmer costumes, head in the hole cutouts, table runners, games, and more. Contact email@example.com for more information and check out our list of possible projects. Great for groups and art classes!
Volunteer Interest Form
Complete the form below to let us know your interests and to be contacted for future ASAP volunteer opportunities: