Like going to festivals? Great team building opportunity!


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When

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

Where

4156 Southbank RoadOxnard, CA 93036

Help collect food from our postal carriers!

About

Do you. . .
Like going to local events and festivals?
Want to gain hospitality, management and leadership experience?
Like meeting new people and making new friends?
Want to make a positive impact by sharing FOOD Share's mission with the community?
Like having fun?
Become a FOOD Share event volunteer!

FOOD Share is dedicated to feeding, nourishing and educating the hungry of Ventura County, educating the community on those who are hungry and why, and advocating a reduction of the root causes of hunger. Make new friends! Here are a couple of events where we need volunteers....

National Association of Letter Carrier Food Drive at Oxnard C Street Post Office

FOOD Share will be participating in the Nation’s largest one day food drive, National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. Last year we were able to collect over 200,000 pounds of food in one day with the help of our local letter carriers. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the Oxnard Post Office location. Meg Horton and Christina Forino will be the site supervisors.

Location: Oxnard Main Post Office, 1961 N. "C "Street, Oxnard, CA 93036

Event Date - Saturday, May 13, 2017

Arrival time 2:30 p.m.

Departure time - 7:00 p.m. or until all carrier vehicles have returned

Parking: Parking must be on the street or in the front of the facility. No parking in the back lot.

Walk to the back of the Post Office. Orientation provided by FOOD Share Site Supervisors, Meg and Christina

Volunteer duties:

  • Assist with the building of bins
  • Two volunteers to help direct carriers to positions where volunteers can unload carrier trucks
  • All to cheer, clap, and make some noise as carriers arrive
  • Help off-load Carrier trucks of bluer bags filled with food into cart
  • Help to empty carts into the bins
  • Help to thank the Letter Carriers and provide thank you gift

Light snacks and water will be provided.

Clothing: casual, close-toed shoes. No sandals are allowed based on Postal requirements. Bring work gloves.

Sign up here http://www.foodshare.com/volunteer/?sheet_id=384

Feast of the Beast - Food & Drink Festival

Event: Feast of the Beast

Event Type: Food and Drink Festival

Date: Thursday, May 18th from 5pm-10pm

Organizations Involved Café Firenze and FOOD Share

Website: www.cafefirenze.net

Location: 563 West Los Angeles Ave. Moorpark, CA 93021

Volunteer Responsibilities: Duties for both shifts will vary depending on what is needed. We will have duties such as: Check-in table, set-up, clean up, vendor runners, trash pick-up and more. Please be ready to be flexible. Must be 21+ to stay and enjoy the event.

4pm-7pm (10 volunteers)

7pm-10pm (10 volunteers)

Onsite Contact Jennifer Caldwell

Additional Information: Park in the Café Firenze parking lot. Check in with Jenn at the front check-in table for your duties

Attire: comfortable, FOOD Share name badge and T-shirt if you have one. This is an indoor/outdoor event. Please come prepared for both conditions.

FOOD Share Responsibilities Provide volunteers, promote on social media

Sign up here http://www.foodshare.com/volunteer/?sheet_id=383

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Event Management
  • Public Relations
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 12
  • One day up to 5 hours

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