Volunteer Action Center Summer Volunteer Opportunities

The Jane B Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry provides emergency food assistance to students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas. Throughout June and July, the Pantry will be open on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. Full Circle is currently accepting volunteer applications for Summer Session 1 (May 31 to June 30) and Summer Session 2 (July 3 to Aug. 4). Volunteers are needed on Mondays and Wednesdays for one and a half hour shifts. Volunteers must be able to serve on a weekly basis for the entire shift.  Applications for pantry shifts can be found here.

Razorback Food Recovery (RFR) is a program on campus whose mission is to capture high quality, unused food before it is thrown out and provide that food to local hunger relief agencies. RFR is currently accepting volunteer applications for Summer Session 1 (May 31 to June 30) and Summer Session 2 (July 3 to Aug. 4). Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Arkansas Union, Monday through Friday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Fulbright Dining Hall, and Fridays from 2-3 p.m. in Brough Dining Hall. Responsibilities include repackaging, weighing, recording, loading and unloading food. Applications for RFR shifts can be found here

These volunteer opportunites are open to the greater UofA community for the summer including students, staff, faculty, and their friends and family. 

To learn more about Full Circle, RFR, the Volunteer Action Center or the Center for Community Engagement, please visit service.uark.edu


Katie Maschino, graduate assistant for food programs
Center for Community Engagement
479-575-4365, kmaschin@uark.edu

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