Fresh Food for Iowans in Need - Produce Sorting!


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When

Wed May 09, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Where

2220 E 17th StreetDes MoinesDes Moines, IA 50312

About

Each summer the Food Bank of Iowa receives thousands of pounds of fresh produce from the gardens at the Newton correctional facility, the farm in Madrid, corporate gardens and from distributors. This produce needs to be sorted and bagged for easier access for our partner agencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Rinse produce (if needed)

  • Sort and bag/box produce

Qualifications:

  • No experience necessary!

  • Volunteers must be 10 years old or older to work in the warehouse.

Attire:

  • Wear comfortable, layered clothing. It can get chilly in the warehouse.

  • Closed-toe shoes are required to work in the warehouse.

Support/Training:

  • All training will be done onsite as the shift starts.

  • Staff will be available throughout the shift for questions and support.

Location 2220 E 17th Street Des Moines, IA 50316

Skills

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 10
  • 2.5 hours

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