We would love to hear about your interest in volunteering:  Please fill out Volunteer Application.

Volunteer Program 

The Anacortes Food Co-op Volunteer Program supports the co-op membership program in recruiting new members and fostering engagement of members through education, social engagement and events.  Volunteer Application (to remain the same)

Volunteer Tasks:

Store Greeter –  Shifts are 2 to 4 hours and can be done in pairs.

(Food Handlers Permit is required for this role)

  • Welcome Shoppers
  • Invite membership
  • Answer questions
  • Gather feedback

Committee Participation – All members are encouraged to participate in co-op committees including Marketing and Outreach, Product Research, Membership and Volunteers, and Finance

Board participation by attending meetings or serve on board (by election at the annual members meeting)

In Store Community Support  (Food Handlers Permit required for this role)

  • Plant care
  • Bulletin Board maintenance

Event Planning and Staffing – organization, hosting, refreshments, etc

  • Educational events
  • Annual members meeting

Promotion of the Co-op as a membership organization

  • Distribute brochures and posters
  • Speak at community groups
  • Host Farmers Market table
  • Attend Community Events

Community Connection

  • Newsletter – edit, report, draft articles, share recipes, etc
  • Social media posts
  • Website