Food Rescue Volunteer - San Diego Food Bank


(32.708984,-117.08774)
 

Cause Areas

When

Tue Feb 06, 2018 09:00 AM - Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:00 AM

Where

404 Euclid Avenue, Suite #1029850 Distribution Ave, San Diego, CA 92121San Diego, CA 92114

About

ROLE: On a weekly basis, our Food Rescue Volunteer uses their personal vehicle to pick up produce from the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank in Sorrento Valley. After arriving to the site, the Volunteer collects the desired items into plastic milk crates and then returns to the Kitchens for Good facility.


PURPOSE: The produce delivered by volunteers is used by our students to practice their culinary skills and later prepared into healthy meals for local hunger relief agencies serving populations experiencing hunger.


TIME & COMMITMENT: Tuesdays - 9am-10am; biweekly or weekly; 2-month commitment starting in February 2018


ACTIVITIES:

  • Driving and communicating with partner agencies and KFG chefs
  • Gleaning produce on-site and packing it into crates

PICK-UP ROUTE:

  1. Partner Site Location: 9850 Distribution Ave, San Diego, CA 92121
  2. End Location: Kitchens for Good, 404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to pass DMV Driving Record Screening and proof of automobile insurance
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and have access to a cell phone
  • Must be punctual, courteous, and prioritizes safe driving practices

SUPPORT: Food Rescue Volunteers participate in an orientation and "ride along" training guided by the Volunteer Coordinator. A schedule of shifts and protocol for shift coverage will be provided.


GET INVOLVED: Want to become a Kitchens for Good Food Rescue Volunteer? Please email volunteer@kitchensforgood.org or call (858) 472-8413 to express your interest in this role. Our Volunteer Engagement Team will respond to you within three business days regarding your next steps.

Skills

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-month service term

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