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Check-in Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Rainier Valley Food Bank

  • 7 people are interested

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: 2-5 hours
Hours: 8:45-11am and 11:45-2pm, Friday and Saturdays. Weekly volunteers preferred minimum 1 x a month
Commitment Length:Minimum 3 month commitment
Positions Available: 3

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

Rainier Valley 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 must fill out our volunteer application available at RVFB or online at Background check required.

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About Rainier Valley Food Bank


9021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle, WA 98118, US

Mission Statement

Nourish with good food, empower with knowledge, and serve with compassion.


Rainier Valley Food Bank is Seattle's busiest food bank, serving an estimated 25% of all individuals seeking food assistance in Seattle. We are proud to provide fresh, healthy, nutritious, and culturally sensitive food to more than 8,000 guests every month.
As a low-barrier food bank, we pride ourselves on providing resources to all individuals in need who may come across our doorstep. Rainier Valley Food Bank also represents the only emergency food resource in Southeast Seattle.


Computers & Technology
Community, Computers & Technology, Hunger


We'll work with your schedule.


9021 Rainier Avenue SouthSeattle, WA 98118



  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Nutrition


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9am-2pm, can be split into morning and afternoon shift. Weekly volunteers preferred. Min 1x monthly, 3 month commitment.

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