Purpose: Our World PEAS Food Hub supports beginning farmers by providing them with a critical first market channel: our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Volunteers are the backbone of our Food Hub operations, allowing us the capacity to also serve low-income food access partners such as senior centers, daycare centers, homeless shelters and more.
Responsibilities: Food Hub volunteers serve at our World PEAS Food Hub warehouse in Lowell, and work directly with Food Hub staff. They unload, unpack, pack, and prepare our customers' produce orders. This includes taking inventory, folding and unfolding boxes, and neatly packing produce, as well as loading pallets and trucks, and cleaning up afterwards.
Time Commitment: Our volunteers commit to one, two, or three mornings per week. Shifts are open for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM from the week of June 6 th to the week of October 19 th.
***All volunteers must attend a mandatory orientation on Tuesday May 23 rd from 10 AM-12 PM
Benefits: Surplus produce will be shared equally among all volunteers on share packing days!Work alongside committed, friendly, and hard-working team members dedicated to repairing and building our local food system and feel good about contributing your time and energy to this cause.
Contact Info/Next Steps: To inquire about this volunteer position visit www.nesfp.org/volunteer or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Food Delivery / Distribution
- Retail / Sales
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1-3 mornings per week for 20 weeks
- Ability to lift 25 pounds