Our volunteers are essential to the success of our program and will be responsible for carrying out the duties/responsibilities necessary for our Conference to run smoothly. There are four, three-hour shifts with 10 to 20 volunteers needed per shift. We are grateful you are interested in working at least one of these shifts, but we also strongly encourage volunteers to work multiple shifts if possible. Of note, duties/responsibilities will be assigned to volunteers the day of the event.
Responsibilities and expectations include (but are not limited to):
- Assist with set-up/break-down of registration area- Help with greeting and checking in of staff as they arrive to event- Distribute name badges, tote bags, "year-of-service" awards and raffle prizes- Proctor breakout sessions and act as runners
- Volunteers may be required to lift up to 20 pounds- Volunteers may be asked to walk and/or stand for duration of shift- Volunteers are asked to wear red tops and black bottoms (No shorts or open-toed shoes allowed)- Volunteers must arrive to their shifts at least 15 minutes prior to the start of their shift
About the Event:
WHO: Action Pathways EmployeesWHAT: Action Pathways Empowerment ConferenceWHEN: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.WHERE: Iron Mike Conference Center (2658 Reilly Road, Fort Bragg, NC 28310)**WHY: To empower and advance the entire Action Pathways family as it works to fulfill the mission and vision of the organization.
**All volunteers must obtain a visitor's pass to Fort Bragg prior to August 22. Visitor's passes are available at the Visitor's Gate located off of the All American Expressway. Please bring your driver's license, your vehicle registration and proof of insurance. The Visitor's Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
ABOUT ACTION PATHWAYS: Action Pathways is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals and families achieve financial security and economic sustainability. Located in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Action Pathways serves 30 counties in the state while focusing on the issues of Hunger, Housing, Education and Empowerment. The organization, which was founded in 1965, is a part of a national network of Community Action Programs whose primary purpose is to address poverty in the United States. For more information, visit: ActionPathways.ngo.