The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The George Wolly Center2100 Lee Rd.Ste. AWINTER PARK, FL32789
The Pearlman Food Pantry at Jewish Family Services is deemed an emergency, SUPER food pantry to help feed the community. The volunteer opportunity would range from assisting the clients receiving the food to organzing and stocking the shelves.
The pantry hours are Monday and Wednesday between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM; Tuesday and Thursdays between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM. The scheduling for the pantry can be very flexible. Hunger Heroes (HHs) can sign up for 2 hour or 4 hour shifts. HHs will work in pairs. You could commit to weekly shift or just be willing to be called upon when needed.
Physical requirements: Must be able to stand for up to 2 hours. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. Bending, kneeling, squatting.
Closed toed shoes are required. Comfortable attire is recommended.
All volunteers 18 years and above are subject to a Level 1 Background Check. Children under the age of 14 must be accompied by a parent/guardian. Minimum age to volunteer is 10 years of age.
Food Delivery / Distribution
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 10
Orientation or Training
Minimum 2 hour shift. Flexible scheduling.
Stand for up to 2 hours, lift up to 20 lbs., bending, kneeling. Closed toed shoes.