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


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

139 Main StreetCambridge, MA 02142


About

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

OPEN TIME DAYS

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

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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