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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


4205 Rainier Ave SouthSeattle, WA 98118


Goal of the position: Check-in volunteers will be the first friendly face to interact
with guests receiving food as they enter our facility. Check-in volunteers ensure that
procedures are followed and our database is accurate. Volunteers will provide excellent
customer service to ensure great relationships and a positive atmosphere during distributions.

Time Required:
Hours: 5 hours, Wednesday 9am-2pm, minimum 1 x a month
Commitment Length: 3 shifts within 3 month period preferred for effective training
Positions Available: 5

Great guest upon entering the building
Ensure all guests are entered into the database
Sign up new guests and review information with them
Answer questions, promote community/health/nutrition resources

With only three employees, our food bank could not operate without a cadre of committed, long-term community volunteers who contribute over 2,000 hours of service every month.

Skills Needed:
Previous computer skills and/or data entry a must
Ability to multitask data entry and customer service
Works well under pressure in fast paced, dynamic atmosphere
Punctual & dependable
Enthusiastic, flexible and positive attitude
Outgoing and enjoys working with people and helping clients
Comfortable with diverse populations in high energy settings
Multi-lingual is a huge plus!
Commitment to RVFB policies & procedures signed

Training: An orientation and "trial run" will be provided with RVFB staff aiding you through your first check-in experience. Ongoing support and collaboration provided. We are always interested in incorporating new, fresh ideas into our process!

Application Process:
Applicants are required to attend one orientation, held every Tuesday at 5pm. All applicants must fill out an application & are subject to criminal background check.


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9am-2pm

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