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Volunteer Opportunities

AFC+A envisions an ecological and cultural landscape that fully recognizes environmental and social disparities, takes action to bridge these divides and promotes multilingual and multi-ethnic environments.  Our work improves the severe under-capitalization of our minority communities in general and Latino Americans in particular.

Why should you join us?

During your volunteer experience, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community and grow your network, while you develop the following skills:

  • Communication Skills in English and Spanish

  • Teamwork

  • Public Relations

  • Planning and Organization

  • Flexibility

  • Problem-Solving

  • Creativity

  • Other specific skills related to the specific opportunity


Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Social Media Management
Time investment: 5 hours a week (At least one hour in site)


  • Develop a Social Media Strategy for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

  • Post daily international, national, local and organizational news and events about social and environmental justice/ action.

  • Create and promote Social Media Contests.

PR and  Marketing Coordinator
Time investment: 10 hours a week (At least two hours in site)


  • Oversee all Festival communication and marketing 

  • Create marketing campaigns to promote AFCA projects and events

  • Develop Marketing and Communication materials while working closely with our Graphic and Web Designer

  • Work with partners, coordinate joint marketing campaigns

Education Outreach
Time investment: 4 - 6 hours a week  (At least two hours in site)


  • Work and coordinate with Title 1 HS and Elementary schools

  • Work and coordinate with community groups: Flores Foundation, Commerce City, Westwood Unidos, arranging AFC+A Graficomovil and poetry workshops and outdoor experiences for students.


Development Assistant

Time investment:  5-8 hours a week, extra hours during events 


  • Assist in all aspects of fundraising for the AFCA+A and ALEF 

  • Cultivating, soliciting and procuring individual gifts, sponsorships, government, and in-kind donations with the support of Director of the Festival 

  • Maintaining databases of all donors, sponsors, and other partners in order to track and recognize support appropriately

  • Develop grant schedules for the Director and Co Director

  • Assist in community engagement and collaboration with the Festival strategic partners 

  • Conduct community outreach, advocacy, and civic engagement 


Volunteer Coordinator
Time investment: 4-6 hours a week, extra hours during events 


  • Work with Coordinators to develop and organize volunteers’ needs

  • Develop job descriptions and tasks for each volunteer activity 

  • Recruit volunteers for all Festival programming needs 

  • Maintain communication and contact with volunteers, groups, and prospects on all Festival information 

  • Organize and manage volunteer check-ins during events

  • Provide all post-event volunteer correspondence 


Website Content Assistant
Time investment: 4-6 hours a week

  • Assist the Website Director with the development and maintenance of the website and necessary materials. 

  • Maintain website content and event calendars for AFCA, ALEF and MVP.

  • Proof and edit site components 

  • Support research efforts to make the website effective in conveying pertinent information


Interested?  Please fill out the volunteer application below. 


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Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Americas for Conservation + the Arts

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