Senior Grocery Box Distribution


(44.960373,-123.01601)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2615 Portland Road NESalem, OR 97301

About

Senior Grocery Box distribution day occurs every third Friday at Center 50+. The program provides low-income seniors with a monthly box of USDA commodity foods. The distribution volunteer will help seniors in the Senior Grocery Program load their food boxes in their vehicles at Center 50+. This is a limited commitment (once a month) volunteer opportunity for individuals interested in working with seniors.

Duties include:

-Assist setting up distribution at Center 50+ ~15 min before distribution time (set up table, signs, etc.)

-Help seniors transport their grocery box to their cars or help them place it in their cart.

-Assist with tear-down and moving left over boxes upstairs to MOW office

Qualifications:

-Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs

-Comfortable on feet for 2 hours

Time commitment:

-Distribution is once per month occurring on the third Friday. The distribution window is 1pm-2:30pm.

-Volunteers should expect to be at Center 50+ between 12:45pm and 2:45 pm on distribution days.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Nutrition

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hours once per month
  • Ability to lift and carry 40lbs

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