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Ely Area Food Shelf

This is an open request for volunteers to assist with a variety of food shelf tasks related to getting ready for those in need in our area.


The Food Shelf is now open on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for personal shopping and distribution of boxed food for those who do not want to come indoors.

As a safety precaution all volunteers and shoppers are required to wear masks, have their temperature taken, answer a few questions about covid-19 exposure, sanitize their hands and wear gloves. Social distancing is practiced throughout the day. Your safety is important to us.

Tasks include but are not limited to the following:
Unload the truck
Stock shelves
Package boxes
Assist in distribution
Sanitizing equipment
Screening shoppers and volunteers
Answering the phone-scheduling appointments
General clean up

More opportunities with Ely Area Food Shelf

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Ely Area Food Shelf

Location:

PO Box 786, Ely, MN 55731, US

Mission Statement

Working to eliminate hunger through community partnerships.

Description

We are a nonprofit Food Shelf that supports those in need in Ely and the surrounding communities. Each month we offer our shoppers the opportunity to receive food on a monthly basis. We need about 75 volunteers per month to meet the needs of the community.

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

15 W Conan StEly, MN 55731

(47.90069,-91.86758)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Shifts are usually 3-4 hours in length and can be adjusted to your schedule.
  • You will need good communication skills and be able to work well with others. Some tasks require lifting and carrying.

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