Food Shelf Assistants work under the supervision of the Food Shelf Manager to guide clients through the food shelf, and stock shelves as needed.
This position has considerable contact with the public. Successful food shelf volunteers will have a respectful and accepting attitude, good personal hygiene, and dress appropriately (including closed toed shoes). A polite attitude towards clients and volunteers is mandatory. All volunteers are required to sign a confidentiality aggreement to ensure information on individuals served is not disclosed to anyone other than staff members.
Volunteers may be required to lift up to fifty pounds.
Specific duties include:
- Guiding program participants through the food shelf while following established guidelines of amount of food per household size
- Stocking and straightening shelves
- Unloading food trucks
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 3 or more hours per week