Lakeville Food Shelf - rescue food pick up volunteer needed


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


Messiah Lutheran Church16725 Highview AvenueLakeville, MN 55044


We are looking for committed volunteers willing to help us each week on an ongoing basis. The current opportunity is for a a couple of volunteers to help us by picking up donated food (A.K.A. Rescue Food) at the Target in Lakeville on Saturday mornings.

Duties to include:

  • Using your own vehicle and gas, with insurance on your vehicle and a valid drivers license, drive to the Target Lakeville location and arrive by 7:45 am.
  • You will go to the pick-up site to pick up the donated food and immediately bring it back to the 360 Communities Lakeville Food Shelf to unload, weigh and put away in the appropriate temperature zone.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • The weekly time commitment varies depending on the quantity of food Target is donating to us each week. A typical timeline is 1.5 - 2 5 hours.
  • Training provided
  • Please go to our website to fill out our volunteer interest form to apply for any of these opportunities:


  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Community Outreach
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • weekly, Saturday mornings
  • dependable vehicle, valid drivers license and insurance

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