Friends of Urban Agriculture is active on several fronts. Your help is welcome and time commitments are scalable. Choices include:

Business Engagement Team

  • Sample Responsibilities: Identify potential business connections; help with Amazon HQ2 outreach and planning; help with county planning processes for new developments; identify new urban ag enterprises
  • Background: Business management, business development training; community business relationships

Fundraising Team

  • Sample Responsibilities: Research and identify grant opportunities; write grant proposals; plan and implement fundraising events
  • Background: nonprofit fundraising, event planning

K-12 School Programs Advocacy Team

  • Sample Responsibilities: Develop relationships with schools and community garden programs for kids; outreach to Arlington Public School system
  • Background: None specific. Experience working with schools, familiarity with Arlington schools, familiarity with local programming with kids a plus.

Outreach & Events Team

  • Sample responsibilities: Help planning and implementing FOUA events; assist with outreach such as tabling at events (e.g. farmers markets/county events), distribution of posters & marketing materials, social media sharing
  • Background: None specific. nonprofit outreach and events                                                                                                                               

Please fill out the form below if you would like to volunteer with us and indicate your particular interest or interests.