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CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 32 people are interested

Who can volunteer?
The Mobile Food Pantry program is one of our most flexible volunteer opportunities - we have openings for both ongoing and one-time volunteers. We also welcome small groups to volunteer as a team. We have a particular need for Spanish-speaking volunteers.

Volunteer duties
Volunteers are needed for a variety of duties supporting the Mobile Food Pantry, including:

    • Pulling items from the Food Bank warehouse, loading them into vehicles, and unloading on-site
    • Checking in and signing up clients
    • Helping people shop and check out
    • Taking down tables and returning items to the Food Bank

About the Mobile Food Pantry
The Mobile Food Pantry program provides monthly grocery assistance to residents of underserved or rural mobile home parks in Johnson County. The Mobile Pantry operates Tuesday- Friday.

      • Sunrise Village - 1st Friday 11AM-12:30PM
      • Modern Manor - 1st Friday 1:30-3PM
      • Ecumenical Towers - 2nd Tuesday 4:30-5:30PM
      • Breckenridge Estates - 2nd Wednesday 4-5:30PM
      • Forest View Mobile Court - 2nd Thursday 5-6PM
      • Cole’s Community - 3rd Tuesday 4-5:30PM
      • Parkview Mobile Court, Oxford - 3rd Wednesday 12-1PM
      • Western Hills, Coralville - 3rd Wednesday 2:30-3:30PM
      • Regency- 3rd Thursday 4-5:30PM
      • Capitol House Apartments - 3rd Friday 3-4:30PM
PLEASE APPLY TO VOLUNTEER HERE: builtbycommunity.org/volunteer/
Once you fill out the application, you will be given a link to an online sign-up where you can pick your shifts.

Please email liz.detrick@builtbycommunity.org with any questions.

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About CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

Location:

1121 Gilbert Court, Iowa City, IA 52240, US

Mission Statement

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank, formerly The Crisis Center, is a volunteer-driven organization based in Iowa City, IA that provides immediate and non-judgmental support for individuals facing emotional, food, or financial crisis.

Description

A crisis can be anything - problems with family or friends, lack of food, financial emergency, divorce, serious illness, roommate trouble, school-related stress, substance abuse struggles, suicidal feelings... the list is endless. Or it could be a series of small problems that together have become overwhelming.

We Can Help

When any situation has become too difficult for you to cope with alone, we can help. Everyone at CommUnity is passionate about treating those in crisis as valuable human beings.

CommUnity provides immediate support through our Crisis Intervention, Food Bank & Emergency Assistance, and Community Intervention Programs.

Our Services

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line - emotional support, information, referrals by phone
  • Food Bank - weekly supplemental food bags
  • Emergency Assistance - limited financial assistance to avoid eviction or loss of utilities
  • Community Programs - support, training and services for individuals, groups and businesses
  • Disaster Recovery & Relief - from natural disasters that affect the community
Children & Youth
Community
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Iowa City, IA 52240

(41.61137,-91.5015)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Warehousing
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One-time shifts about 3 hours long

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