Volunteer: Support Comes in Many Forms

Picture of a Lifelinks coach teaching a client how to play golf
A volunteer coach instructing a LifeLinks golfer on getting “lined-up.”

There are several ways to support The Arc of Alameda County

 

Administration

  • Join the Board of Directors
  • Serve on a Board Committee (Finance, Marketing, Membership, Audit)
  • Help increase/manage the mailing list
  • Advise us on social media
  • Help write/update collateral material
  • Write articles for our newsletter
  • Compile statistics in our quality assurance dep’t.

Employment

  • Hire one or more of our clients full-time or part-time.
  • Let a client volunteer at your place of business.
Golf
  • Be a golf coach at one of our LifeLinks-Golf programs
  • Serve on the Bogey Bash Golf Tournament Committee – annual golf fundraiser in May each year.
  • Volunteer at the Bogey Bash. Sponsor and Play in the Bogey Bash, Donate a raffle prize or auction item.
  • Volunteer at the client golf tournament we need non-disabled golfers to play in a “scramble” with our LifeLinks golfers.
  • Donate gently used golf clubs – especially women’s clubs and clubs for lefties.

Programs

  • Volunteer to help us take clients on community outings
  • Help arrange visits to Bay Area attractions, police & fire stations, a place where they manufacture candy bars, etc.
  • Teach clients your skill – e.g. bankers teach checkbook management.

Donations

  • Cash – General.
  • Cash – specific for a specific program or project.
  • Contribute or canvass your neighborhood for in- kind raffle prizes to use at  the golf fundraiser & other events.
  • Conduct a clothing drive at your business or service club for our recycling program (or donate individually).
There are many other ways to help.  Take a tour.  See what we do and where you might fit it.
Contact: Judy Vierra: judyvierrae@arcalameda.org today to arrange a meeting.

It might change your life.