Shopping Assistant at Food Pantry

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Urban Alliance, Inc.

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Shopping Assistant at Food Pantry

Initiative: Beyond the Basics

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

Location(s): East Hartford, CT

Hours: Weekday and weekend mornings

Desired level of commitment: Once per month, three hours

Duration: Year-round

Age requirement: 18+

Tasks may include:
* Greeting and interacting with community members
* 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
* Willing to submit a background check
* Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
* Reliable
* Patient
* Friendly
* Able to lift 5-10 lbs.
* Spanish-speaking skills a plus

*Volunteers must be of Christian faith to serve with this opportunity.

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About Urban Alliance, Inc.


62 Village Street, East Hartford, CT 06108, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create opportunities for people to achieve lasting change in their lives through the collaborative work of churches and organizations in our local community.


Urban Alliance (UA) is a collective impact organization located in Hartford, Connecticut.

We help leverage the strengths of churches, organizations, volunteers, donors and community groups to impact the community and change lives.

Urban Alliance initiatives--our strategized, collaborative work efforts around shared goals--are aligned with specific needs in the community.


We'll work with your schedule.


Greater HartfordEast Hartford, CT 06108



  • People Skills
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Relationship Building




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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