If you think the idea of having enough to eat is a good one, maybe you'd like to help out here. Assist clients in at the Sky Valley Food Bank (Monroe) with food distribution.
What is really needed is a volunteer (or volunteers) who can lift, carry, and stack boxes of food donated by local grocery stores into the Food Bank small box truck, which is then driven back to the Food Bank, where the food is again, lifted, carried and stacked for storage and distribution.
This job requires the ability to maintain the physical pace of the job and volunteers must be able to manage items weighing 25 pounds.
This opportunity is posted by RSVP, a federally funded program, dedicated to helping persons over 55 find meaningful volunteer experiences in their communities.-SVFB
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County matches skills/training and preferences of persons 55+ to available volunteer opportunities and promotes their voluntary service as a valuable community resource.
RSVP matches personal interests, skills and lifelong experiences with non-profit public organizations at over 116 different partner agencies, including non-profits, throughout the county. Benefits of being an RSVP volunteer are: ~excess insurance coverage including Liability, Auto, and Accident. ~partial reimbursement for transporatation costs to and from volunteer stations, subject to certain regulations and limits. ~ongoing recognition and Annual Recognition Event to RSVP volunteers. The only agency tracking and reporting the volunteer activities of persons age 55 and older through the National Senior Corps, RSVP promotes retired and senior persons as viable members of the community, able to share their skills, time and experience through volunteer service.