Food Pantry volunteers needed:
A Greater Boston Catholic Charities food pantry is located at 270 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143 (617) 625-1920 Ext. 0
The Pantry’s summer hours are: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Volunteers are needed to set up the food pantry, help unload deliveries and help distribute groceries to clients. Shifts can be scheduled for either set up /restocking or distribution. Additional language skills (other than English) are helpful but not required.
On Tuesdays 9AM-12PM, 1-2 volunteers are needed to help unload the delivery truck from the food bank. This requires strength and mobility. Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs and walk up and down stairs.
On Tuesdays 1PM-4PM, 1-2 volunteers are needed to stock the shelves, pre-pack grocery bags and help distribute bags to food pantry clients.
On Thursdays 1PM-4PM, 1-2 volunteers are needed to pre-pack grocery bags and help distribute bags to food pantry clients.
On Fridays 1PM-4PM, 1-2 volunteers are needed to pre-pack grocery bags and help distribute bags to food pantry clients.
Volunteers at Catholic Charities are required to: complete an application, have an interview and a criminal background check prior to scheduling your first volunteer shift. Volunteers report to the Basic Needs Coordinator.
Parking is available in the lot behind the building. Bus # 87, #88 and #91 stop near the building.
- People Skills
- Food Delivery / Distribution
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 3-4 hours weekly
- Must be able to stand 1+ hours, climb stairs, lift/carry 30 lbs