Volunteer training – May 26

volunteer2ALFA invites community members to attend a Volunteer Orientation on Thurs 26, 2016 at 6pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley  (833 5th St. SE Hickory, NC 28603). Please sign up by Tuesday May 24, 2016

Participants will learn the basic facts of HIV/AIDS, transmission modes and how the stigma affects those living with the virus, as well as those most at risk for acquiring the disease.

Volunteer activities include office support, serving on committees, transportation of clients to medical appointments, community education and testing, and assisting in the fundraising events scheduled throughout the year for ALFA.

In 2015, ALFA provided the following services to the community:

  • 4,791 People educated on the pervasive issues around HIV/AIDS
  • 960 People counseled and tested for HIV
  • 178 People living with HIV/AIDS served a variety of support services
  • 3,524 Meals provided to clients

Internships are available for students of human services and other related degree programs.

Dinner will be provided.
Please sign up at Volunteerspot by May 24th: http://vols.pt/vY2FsH