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
- 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=384Feast 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
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
- 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