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ORGANIZATION: Metro Caring

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Our Mission:

We work with community to meet people’s immediate need for nutritious food while working to address hunger at its root.

Volunteer Roles:

Volunteers play a vital role in Metro Caring's success and the impact that we are able to provide with our community. Here is a list of volunteer positions for our fresh foods market.

  • The Front End: Front end Volunteers are the first point of contact with excellent customer service skills for community members. Bilingual volunteers are needed.
  • Food Access (Market): Market Volunteers are involved in our fresh foods market experience. The roles range from customer service and stationary to active and lifting.
  • Food Access (Warehouse): Warehouse Volunteers work directly with all our food that is coming in. These roles ensure the quality of the food we are distributing to community.

Here are your next steps:

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Intake Form at metrocaring.org/volunteer.
    • If you have any questions, please email Volunteer Coordinator, Beatrice at bchavez@metrocaring.org
  2. Sign-up and Attend our Mandatory New Volunteer Orientation (Link to sign-up within Volunteer Intake From). We host orientation on Thursday afternoons and the first Tuesday of every month in the evening. It is held at Metro Caring; we are on the corner of 18th & Downing--1100 E.18th Ave. Denver CO 80218.
  3. Once you have attended orientation, sign-up to volunteer using our Shift Calendar on our website!

We are so excited for you to join the Metro Caring Community!

3 Shifts

  • morning / 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 03:30 PM
  • evening / 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM
    This shift occurs on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays evenings. We have a gathering that we ask all volunteers to attend before each shift.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Metro Caring

Location:

1100 East 18th Avenue, Denver, CO 80218, US

Mission Statement

Metro Caring works to meet people's immediate need for nutritious food while building a movement to end hunger at its root.

Description

Metro Caring is Denver's Leading anti-hunger organization working to end hunger at it's root. Our fresh foods market is at the heart of Metro Caring where shoppers get to choose from an array of nutritious food based on their dietary needs and preferences. In addition we have nutrition and cooking classes, urban agriculture, community activation and community development programs. Want to learn more about what all of these programs do working with our community? Come volunteer with us!

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Hunger
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

1100 E 18th AveDenver, CO 80218

(39.74455,-104.97296)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Office Management
  • Food Service
  • Bilingual

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Some volunteers choose to volunteer everyday, once a week, or once a month. We are very flexible with times and are willing to work with your schedule.

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