Congrats to Joel Arvelo for winning the prestigious Point of Light volunteer award!
We are so lucky to have dedicated volunteers to make this organization possible. Joel is a prime example of stepping up to the plate and serving the kids and community, even when at first soccer and coaching were not familiar to him.
“For the past three years, Allentown, Pennsylvania, resident Joel Arvelo has dedicated his time serving as coach of the Allentown Youth Soccer Club. In 2017, Joel logged in more than 1,200 volunteer hours with the nonprofit organization while working a full-time job as a forklift operator at C&S Wholesale Grocers, earning him the company’s Volunteer of the Year Award. Joel coached six different teams and over 75 inner city kids ranging from age 6 to 19. Continuing his commitment to the organization, Joel dedicates his time and personal resources to make sure that these young athletes succeed.”
Take a moment to read the article and understand the fulfillment our coaches get from working with AYSC, just like Joel has.