Foodbank Open on Saturday Can Use Your Help!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1918 Everett AvenueEverett, WA 98201

Won't you lend your hand as a volunteer?

About

There aren't many food banks open on Saturday. Until now. This local foodbank has decided to open on Saturday, from 9:00am to 12:30, for clients who work during the week but can't make it in. Many of our neighbors fall into a category like this. They have jobs but don't make enough money to adequately cover food expenses at the grocery store. They rely on a foodbank for help. And the food bank relies on volunteers like you so they can be open. Skills required are a warm and welcoming manner, able to work with a braod range of people and have compassion for those less fortunate.

There are several jobs to choose from-

  • Client/Cart Assistant- Assist clients to their vehicle with the carts. Assist in unloading the cart, Requires good communication skills, ability to stand and walk for 3 hours and lift 25lbs.
  • Client Shopper- help clients select proper items and get them into the cart. Must work well under pressure, have good time management skills, communication skills, walk and stand for 3 hours and lift 25 lbs.
  • Client Check-In- Responsible for greeting, processing, and helping clients while respecting privacy and adhering to guidelines of the Food Bank. Need excellent customer service skills and computer proficiency. Requires ability to work in a noisy and distracting enviroment and be able to stand for long periods of time.

Skills

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3.5 hours on Saturday

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