Interested in Food Justice, Community Health and Nutrition? Become a Veggie Giveaway Volunteer!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3075 Adeline St. Suite 280Berkeley, CA 94703

See the bounty at Grand Lake Farmers' Market!

About

LifeLong Medical Care provides high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; creates models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocates for continuous improvements in the health of our communities.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • We respect each person and celebrate the rich diversity of our communities.
  • We believe all people are entitled to quality health care that serves the whole person.
  • We are dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting a diverse, compassionate, and skilled staff.
  • We are committed to eliminating health disparities.
  • We maximize our impact on the health of our community through local, state and national partnerships.
  • We continuously seek to hear our patients' voice as we assess, develop and improve our programs.

Our specific clinic offers primary care for adults as well as behavioral healthcare, a prenatal program, an HIV Access clinic and a range of integrative medicine services including acupuncture, mindfulness and naturopathy. We have a growing Wellness Center which has a variety of wellness groups such as the Veggie Giveaway program which provides free, fresh, locally sourced produce to dozens of underserved patients each week!

Veggie Giveaway Volunteer Position Descriptions:

Veggie Giveaway Driver:

  • Great for someone interested in Food Justice and Community Health. Get to know the farmers, get outside, and smell loads of beautiful produce!
  • Volunteers will work with local farmers to collect produce donations from the Grand Lake Farmers Market in Oakland, and deliver them to LifeLong Ashby Health Center.
  • Volunteers must be able to lift 30lb and must have access to a car.
  • The time commitment is approximately two hours a week, from 1:30-3:30/4:00 every Saturday afternoon. Volunteers should be able to commit for a minimum of three months.

Veggie Giveaway Distributer:

  • Our Monday morning volunteers assist in the sorting and packing of produce into bags, and distributing to LifeLong patients on Monday mornings (8:15am - ~11am). Volunteers should be able to commit for a minimum of three months.
  • Volunteers have the opportunity to provide health education, nutrition, cooking/recipe information to patients.

Providing healthy food to our patients is a very important and special job! If you’re interested in this position, please send a resume to wbhatti@lifelongmedical.org. Thanks so much!

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • Nutrition
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • 2-3 hours/week
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