Farmington Food Shelf Volunteer

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All volunteers at the Farmington Food Shelf are very important to the caring and confidential work that we do with our Farmington neighbors. Our volunteers are appreciated and a part of our respected and responsible team. All volunteers are required to fill out a background check form, read and review our core values, mission statement and to attend an orientation/training meeting. A signed volunteer agreement is also required.

Resource Center Volunteer opportunities

meet with clients when they come in to access the food shelf, complete paperwork regarding their visit, connect clients to other resources available to them. This is information we have available that you provide to the clients and training is provided. We ask volunteers to be willing to commit to one shift per week, on an ongoing basis.

Shifts Available

  • Thursday noon - 3:30 pm, every other week


Food Shelf Volunteers

We have an ongoing, weekly volunteer opportunity for individuals looking to help take deliveries/donations in our Farmington food shelf. Responsibilities include; help take in food donations and/or deliveries, sort and put away products in the correct temperature zone, stock shelves and break down boxes. We require the ability to commit to one, shift per week, on an on-going basis. Training will be provided. Need to be able to lift up to 30 - 40 pounds.

Shifts Available:

  • Thursday 11 am to 3 pm

Please go to our website to fill out our volunteer interest form to apply for this opportunities: www.360Communities.org/volunteer


Rescue Food, Saturday mornings

Rescue Food is food donated to us by a retail company because due to USDA guidelines and dates printed on a product, they are not allowed to sell the product nor have it on their shelves any longer, but it is still usable and safe to consume. We need help stocking and sorting the rescue food each Saturday morning at our Farmington Food Shelf. You do not need to fill out our Volunteer Interest Form for this opportunity.

Please click on the following link to be taken to a third party site called Sign Up Genius for more details and to sign up. These are one time or ongoing opportunities, depending on your availability and how many times you sign up.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0944abae23a5ff2-target3

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About 360 Communities

Location:

501 E. Hwy 13, Suite 112, Burnsville, MN 55337, US

Mission Statement

360 Communities delivers safety and stability that improves lives. We provide help in the moment and hope for the future.

Description

Founded more than 40 years ago by a group of volunteers, 360 Communities provides hope and support to more than 17,500 individuals each year with services in over 40 locations, including a network of five food shelves, two resource centers, two sexual and domestic violence shelters, and two programs that support school success from birth through high school graduation. About 1,200 volunteers donate their time, energy and talent in support of 360 Communities every year.

360 Communities delivers a full circle of support to families through its strong network of programs, resources, and community partners. No matter how a person enters 360 Communities, staff and volunteers engage them to identify the root causes of their problems and provide resources to help them onto a path toward self-sustained success

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

510 Walnut StreetFarmington, MN 55024

(44.63627,-93.14111)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • some standing, walking, sitting, some jobs require the ability to lift a minimum of 25 - 40 pounds.

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