Harvesters Young Professionals Group

 

 

 

Harvesters is a young professionals group created to help raise funds, provide volunteer support, and create awareness for the Arkansas Foodbank.

Our next social event is Thursday October, 16th from 5:30-7:00pm at U.S. Pizza Co. in Hillcrest (Little Rock). Join us and learn about our group and how you can get involved! Open to all, RSVP This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Benefits of Membership
Although special events involve hard work, Harvesters have a lot of fun working on the Special Event Committee. Being a Harvester means you get to help be a voice for the Arkansas Foodbank. There are other benefits of volunteer service and working with other young professionals, such as, social networking, skill development, and satisfaction from community service.

Member Responsibilities
Membership in Harvesters can be a rewarding and fun experience, but in order to fulfill its organizational purpose, it is important for members to make a minimum level of commitment.  Current membership obligations include a one year commitment, service on at least one special event committee, securing one or more sponsors for an event and/or selling tickets to the event, recruitment of potential new members, and a $30 annual membership fee.

Meetings
Meetings of the full membership are held a minimum of once a month on the first Tuesday.  Meeting times alternate between 11:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.  Meetings are held in different locations as secured by Harvester members.  Meetings may be held more frequently as needed, particularly as fundraising event dates draw near. 

Leadership Opportunities
The Harvesters’ executive board includes four elected positions.  Together the executive board members are responsible for providing organizational leadership to Harvesters to ensure its continued sustainability.  These positions include Chair, Vice-Chair, Membership Chair, and Secretary.

Arkansas Foodbank Support
Direct support for Harvesters is provided by our Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator.  In addition, other Arkansas Foodbank staff will work with Harvesters as needed, particularly the Chief Executive Officer, Marketing and Public Relations Director, Chief Development Officer, and the Special Event Coordinator. 

Want more information? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Arkansas Foodbank Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator.

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