Help fight hunger in your community at the Red Cross Food Pantry: Food Pantry: Volunteer - Boston


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139 Main StreetCambridge, MA 02142


Assist as a volunteer at the Red Cross Food Pantry in Boston


Food pantry volunteers are required to work at least one shift per month but can choose the date. Signups are done online. The pantry is open for volunteers on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.Volunteer responsibilities are as follows:

On Wednesdays and Saturdays (8:15am - 12:15pm):

  • Distributing food to clients, including help run/carry food bags out of the pantry for clients to their cars, etc
  • Translating for our pantry clients during pantry hours - Chinese, Creole, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese
  • Data entry on computer during pantry hours
  • Assisting with Food Stamp applications - special training to determine client eligibility
  • Assisting with providing nutrition information, including flyers, handouts and recipes.

On Tuesdays and Fridays (8:30am - 12:00pm):
  •  Prep  work/bag assembly preparing food bags for the following distribution day


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Teens People 55+ Group

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