Food and Clothing Distributor at Street Outreach
Initiative: Beyond the Basics
Impact area: Basic needs (food, clothing, housing)
Location(s): Hartford, Middletown
Hours: Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons (Saturday afternoon- Middletown)
Duration: Weekly, year-round
Desired level of commitment: Once per month
Age requirement: Any age (with parent/legal guardian if under 16)
Tasks may include:
* Lifting, carrying, setting up and taking down tables and supplies
* Handing out food
* Handing out clothing
* Greeting and interacting with community members
In order to volunteer, you should be:
* A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
* Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
* Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
* Open to engaging with people who are facing mental health or substance-abuse struggles
* Open to engaging with people who are facing homelessness
* Spanish-speaking skills a plus
A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.
- Food Delivery / Distribution
- Food Service
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteers 16 and under must volunteer with parent/guardian
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