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Bagging Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Produce

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ORGANIZATION: Heart of Compassion Distribution



Quick Overview: Mondays 9-11a.m.: Volunteers are needed to bag produce (fruits and vegetables), so the bags can be ready for our public food distribution events.

Impact: Heart of Compassion is dedicated to being a lighthouse of hope and help for Montebello and our local communities. We rely on our valuable volunteers to help us achieve our mission of Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope. We currently provide loads of groceries for more than 400 families weekly at our public food distributions.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers are responsible for safely handling food products, such as fruits and vegetables, as they bag and prepare it for our public distributions. Volunteers are responsible for following their team leader's directions and having a good attitude.

Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 18 yrs old to work in our warehouse. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes for working in the warehouse, wear modest clothing, wear a mask and gloves (gloves are provided if needed), allow staff to check their temperature upon arrival, check in and out with the office every day they volunteer, be willing to stand for long periods of time, and let the office know if they cannot attend their scheduled shift.

Accessibility: Let us know if you need accomodations in order to volunteer with us.

If you have additional questions, feel free to give us a call at 323-727-7997.

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety

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About Heart of Compassion Distribution

Location:

600 S. Maple Ave., Montebello, CA 90640, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a lighthouse of volunteers fighting poverty and restoring hope.

Description

Heart of Compassion is dedicated to being a lighthouse of hope and help for Montebello and our local communities. We rely on our valuable volunteers to help us achieve our mission of Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope. We currently provide loads of groceries for about 600 families weekly at our public food distributions.

Mondays 9a.m.-12p.m.: volunteers needed to bag produce
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8-11a.m.: volunteers needed to register recipients
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9a.m.-12p.m.: volunteers needed to load groceries into shopping carts and recipient vehicles

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

WHERE

600 South Maple AvenueMontebello, CA 90640

(34.00431,-118.11913)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13

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