Help Community Members "Shop" at Food Pantry


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Greater HartfordEast Hartford, CT 06108

About

Help Community Members "Shop" at Food Pantry

Initiative: Beyond the Basics

Impact area: Basic needs (food, clothing, housing)

Location(s): East Hartford

Hours: Wednesday mornings

Duration: Weekly, year-round

Desired level of commitment: Once per month

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:
* Greeting and interacting with community members at food pantry
* Helping guide community members through pantry
* Making food choice recommendations
* Loading carts and boxes with food

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
* Friendly
* Reliable
* Patient
* Able to lift 5-10 lbs.
* Spanish-speaking skills a plus

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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