The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Eastside Food Shelf serves families and individuals in East St. Paul and the surrounding area, and seeks to supplement the nutritional needs of individuals in need of all ages. Specifically in need of volunteers who can help during the 1:00-4:00 pm shift during the week.
Putting together food packages for families using a variety of food from our food shelves.
Following guidelines for making food packages, using discretion in choosing items to make a well-balanced food package.
Greet and escort families to their food packages for bagging.
Assist families with bagging their food packages.
Stock shelves when food is low.
Sort food when donations come in
Move food delivery from the landing area to the pantry.
Clean and break down card boards boxes when foot traffic in the building is slow.
Assisting with carrying food packages to their car.
Background check and safety training are required. We also ask for a 3 month commitment.