Rosemount Food Shelf and Resource Center Volunteer


(44.738895,-93.14116)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

14521 Cimarron Avenue WestRosemount, MN 55068

About

The Rosemount Family Resource Center and Food Shelf is making some changes in how we serve our families and has a number of volunteer opportunities we are looking to fill. We are looking for a volunteer to engage with our clients who are experiencing crisis by setting food shelf appointments in our computer calendar with them over the phone or occasionally in person. You will need to be able to multi task, have good customer service, communication skills and problem solving abilities.

We ask volunteers to be willing to commit to a minimum of one shift per week on an ongoing basis. Training is provided for all volunteer opportunities.

Available Volunteer opportunities:

  • Personal Shopper: in this role, you will help our clients as they shop in the food shelf. This may include, but is not limited to: packing grocery bags, answering client’s questions, directing them with in the food shelf, weighing out going food items and helping the clients bring our carts filled with their food items out to their vehicles. Need to be able to lift grocery bags with food items.

    Available shifts:

    • Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday noon - 4 pm

    Please go to our website to fill out our volunteer interest form to apply for any of these opportunities: www.360communities.org/volunteer

Miscellaneous:

    • Our food shelf is always in need of paper and/or plastic grocery bags. Please feel free to drop off any gently used and clean bags to the food shelf Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9 am and 3 pm.
    • We are always in need of product donations. The top 5 food items are canned fish & meat, cooking and baking items, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables plus rice, pasta and cereals. Additionally, we are always in need of: baby items (food, formula, diapers and wipes, cleaning supplies and hygiene items (deodorant, toothpaste/tooth brush, shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc). You are welcome to drop off items to our food shelf Monday through Friday between the houses of 9 am and 3pm.
NOTE: I am hearing from some potential volunteers that they do not receive my email reply. If you have not received an email from me with in 24 business hours, please check your spam, junk and/or deleted files to see if my response automatically went there. Or, feel free to call me at 952.985.4017. Thank you.

Skills

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • min of one 4 hour shift/wk
  • some standing, walking, sitting, some jobs require the ability to lift a minimum of 25 - 40 pounds.

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity