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Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:30 PM - Mon Dec 19, 2016 03:00 PM


145 Taylor StreetSan Francisco, CA 94102


Volunteer Opportunity description

Food Distribution Volunteer

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources. Please check us out at www.tndc.org.

Position Summary

The position is a Food Distribution Volunteer. This is a position for individuals with a passion for equity, diversity and integrity. You will be part of a three person team that will coordinate the transport, arrival and distribution of produce and food donated to TNDC for low-income residents. This food is donated by the San Francisco Food Pantry and supplemented by produce from our TNDC Tenderloin People’s Garden.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Food Distribution Coordinator will Monday afternoons from 12:30pm-3:00pm. Produce will be dropped off at one of our resident buildings and food will need to be revised, placed into bags and distributed to residents. Seafood will need to be distributed immediately to residents in the building.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong interest in one or more of the following areas: community development, community organizing, and/or international relations.
  • Be culturally sensitive. We treat all people with respect and believe that different experiences and perspectives add value.

Required Characteristics

  • Enthusiastic. We need someone who is passionate about making a change and improving lives.
  • Team Player. Must be able to work well with others and coordinate tasks with good and clear communication.
  • Listener. This leadership role must be able to listen, understand the project's needs, challenges, opportunities, etc.
  • Ability to perform light to medium work involving sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 25 pounds and climbing stairs.

This organization is volunteer-based and the position is uncompensated. There is a minimum commitment of 3 hours weekly, Monday afternoons for a minimum of two months.


  • Food Delivery / Distribution

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