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.
Assist with enhancing the quality of the environment for the benefit of clients through maintaining a clean and safe recycling facility. Assist staff members with assembling gaylords to store prepared recycling materials. Assist with preparing recycling for clients by cleaning and sorting recycling materials. Sort recycling materials according to type (plastics and glass) and remove any garbage. Sweep and mop floor and clean sink area. Occasionally clean Message in a Bottle recycling receptacles. Assist staff members with emptying sorted recycling materials that are prepared by clients into storage bins, and providing materials to clients to be sorted. Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds along with intermittent bending, twisting, and reaching. Ability to stand for up to four hours while performing tasks.
Shifts are available Wednesdays and/or Fridays from 8:30am - 12:30pm (flexibility available for start time). Shift may be shorter or longer depending on materials available. This volunteer position is available at 320 Sundial Drive, Waite Park, MN.