FIRE is currently seeking volunteers for various tasks, including
those listed below. If you can help us out, please e-mail
us or contact our office to let us
Title: Community Archiver
Time Commitment: About 4 hours per month.
Location: Currently, volunteers are primarily needed within
the area served by FIRE. However,
some volunteer tasks may be accomplished by anyone with an Internet
Description: Help your community by ensuring that its local
newspaper or radio stories are available online! In most cases,
this involves actually going to your local newspaper and using one
of its computers to archive stories, which usually only takes an
average of 20 minutes or less per week.
Special Requirements: Basic computer and Internet skills.
May involve driving to a local newspaper or radio station.
Title: Mailing Assistant
Time Commitment: About 3 hours once a month or two.
Location: FIRE office in Asheville, NC.
Description: Help FIRE inform area residents and/or journalists
about services we provide. Involves sending flyers, press releases,
etc. to FIRE's mailing list, which may include folding letters,
stuffing envelopes affixing postage, and/or bringing mailings to
the post office.
Special Requirements: Reliability. Some light physical effort