Nourish Pierce County service 470,000 visits each year through the power of volunteers. Food Bank Distributors directly serve our neighbors in need by assisting clients as they walk through the food bank and self select enough food for 3 meals a day for 3 days. This position requires excellent customer service and a desire to serve the community!
The Distributor will always show compassion, dignity, and respect to all clients and other volunteers.
Floor Lead will assign volunteers to the area that they will be working.
The Distributor will help the client with the number of choices they have per posted guidelines.
Distributors will assist clients with their choices for their food, providing suggestions on how to best use items available.
Distributors will up-stock and keep labels facing out.
Distributors will keep their distribution area clean.
Pull any food found on shelves that are spoiled or severely damaged.
Place spoilage in designated spoilage bins
If there is a spill in your area, block the spill, tell the Floor Lead, so that the line may be stopped and the spill can be cleaned up.
Break down all cardboard and place in the recycle bin outside
Closing shift workers are responsible for
Sweeping and Mop distribution area including under all shelves and refrigeration units.
All remaining perishable return to either refrigerators or freezers as required.
Shifts: Mondays and Fridays 10:30am-2pm, 1:30-4:30pm Wednesdays 10:30am-2pm, 1:30-4:30pm, 3pm-6pm
*There is flexibility in shift start times, but volunteers are asked to stay through the end of the shift.
Food Delivery / Distribution
Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 11
Orientation or Training
One or more 4 hour shift each month
Ability to work on your feet for several hours. Comfortable working in a busy environment.