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Current Volunteer Needs

All volunteer opportunities are for New Castle County unless otherwise specified. If you are interested in lending a hand for any of the needs below, please contact Iris at imckenney@aidsdelaware.org.

AIDS Delaware has a strict privacy policy and HPAA compliance requirements as volunteers may be privy to confidential information. All volunteers are required to maintain a high level of confidentiality both inside and outside of our offices.

EVENT PLANNING ASSISTANT

When needed.                                                                                                                                                                                           Time Commitment: Time will vary according to scale of the event. Call Iris for more details

AIDS Delaware hosts several events throughout the year including:  Dining Out for Life in April, The Red & White Party (every other year), AIDS Walk Delaware in September, Halloween BINGO in November, and World AIDS Day on December 1. We’re seeking help in the planning of our events. Duties will include: soliciting sponsors and donations; mailings; decorating; picking up prizes; volunteering on the day of the event and other tasks involved in event planning. We welcome ideas and methods that will keep expenses to a minimum. If you enjoy planning parties on a budget, give us a call. Call Iris at 302.652.6776 or send an email to imckenney@aidsdelaware.org.

Qualifications:  Enjoy the planning of parties; friendly; work well in a team setting; creativity; problem solving; frugality; proficiency with common computer applications; transportation to pick-up donation items (not necessary for work in the office).

FOOD PANTRY ASSISTANT

Weekly need, Tuesdays
Time Commitment: 3-6 hours per week

Food pantry assistants help on Tuesdays in our Wilmington office when clients pick up food. Assistants help fulfill food pantry requests and help clients get out of the building with their food. Shifts are 9am-Noon or 12-3pm. Email Iris at imckenney@aidsdelaware.org.

Qualifications: Must be able to lift heavy bags and boxes of groceries. Ability to be quick and efficient.

 SUSSEX TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM

Weekly need                                                                                                                                                                                                  Time Commitment:  As needed.

AIDS Delaware’s Sussex County office needs volunteers to drive clients to and from various doctor’s appointments and appointments with their case managers.  Email Darcy at brasure@aidsdelaware.org if you’re interested in volunteering for this program.

Requirements: a dependable car, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.

Qualifications: Friendly and outgoing. Punctual. Trustworthy.

COMPUTER RESOURCE ATTENDANT

Weekly need, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time Commitment: As needed.

Computer Resource Attendants are needed to help clients with basic computer usage, such as setting up email accounts, accessing websites, formatting Microsoft Word documents, etc. This position is flexible if you can only work partial shifts. Email Darcy at brasure@aidsdelaware.org.

Qualifications: Proficiency with common computer applications is required (i.e. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, web browsing, email setup, and navigation, etc.). Friendly and patient.