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Volunteerism in AFHA!

Mission Statement

AFHA volunteer program seeks to engage volunteers and organizations to work together to conserve and develop our shared forest heritage.


  1. Maximize volunteer and organizational efforts for the benefit of our forest communities.
    • Promote volunteerism
    • Cultivate partnerships
    • Provide mechanism to bring volunteers and partners together and support their efforts

  2. Build community awareness of our shared forest heritage, AFHA and our partner organizations, and our volunteer program.
    • Raise awareness to encourage volunteerism and partner participation
    • Utilize traditional and non-traditional resources to cultivate community understanding
    • Increase visibility for AFHA and our volunteer program

  3. Provide benefits for partner organizations.
    • Assist partners in utilization of best practices for volunteer recruitment and retention
    • Accomplish partner projects and help increase their capacity
    • Improving of efficiency through pooling of efforts
    • Build relationships between partners

  4. To support the AFHA mission.
    • Accomplish AFHA projects to promote conservation, historic preservation, heritage and cultural development, heritage tourism, community development and related education and awareness
    • Build AFHA capacity by completing projects and providing in-kind match


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