Pet Food Preparation and Bagging

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PALNV

Volunteer bagging food

Job Title:

Pet Food Bank Volunteer

Supervisor:

Warehouse Manager

Duties May Include:

  • Assisting with intake of donated pet food and supplies and inventory management
  • Weighing and re-bagging pet food into 5-pound bags (more manageable for clients and easier for PALNV to track)
  • Labeling bags accurately
  • Storing pet food bags on the appropriate shelves
  • Using pick sheets to prepare pet food for delivery to clients
  • Cleaning and organizing the food bank
  • Pick-up and delivery of pet food from stores and other local animal organizations

Qualifications:

  • Willingness to remain flexible to meet current needs as they arise
  • Genuine concern for the welfare of animals that is consistent with the philosophy of PALNV
  • Ability to work closely with PALNV staff and other volunteers
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. and willingness to communicate any physical limitations

Training:

  • Volunteer Orientation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PALNV’s Volunteer Manual
  • On the job training

Worksite:

PALNV office and warehouse

Suggested Work Shifts:

  • Minimum 4 hours per month
  • Regular schedule of 3 or more hours per week desired

Importance of the Job:

The pet food bank is the core of PALNV’s Pets-In-Need Program and food bank volunteers serve as the main force in preparing the pet food and supplies that clients need every month. This means that volunteers in the pet food bank are absolutely vital to PALNV operations and success, as well as to the pets and people that we serve.

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About PALNV

Location:

4155 N. Rancho Dr. #150, Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV 89130, US

Mission Statement

PALNV is dedicated to: *Assisting financially struggling members of our community care for their pets by providing pet food, spay/neuter services and other pet related support.

Description

PALNV believes that no pet should go hungry. PALNV's Pets-In-Need Program, for the Greater Las Vegas Valley, assists financially struggling community members care for their dogs and cats by providing pet food and cat litter each month free of charge.

PALNV also operates a Pet Food Bank that services local rescues and human pantries with pet food with the help of Three Square Food Bank.

PALNV has a Spay/Neuter voucher program for Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes (Fix-A-Pit) and for other breeds of dogs and cats (Fix-a-Pal).

Additionally, PALNV is active in animal welfare education for youth, including elementary school programming, and adults.

PALNV has been in business since 1993. The company started in Victorville, CA and moved their operations to Las Vegas in 2014.

WHEN

Wed May 01, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019

WHERE

4155 N Rancho DriveSuite150Las Vegas, NV 89130

(36.23535,-115.23066)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Organization
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Inventory Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours minimum per month, more hours welcome!

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