Drive for a Cause: Volunteer Donated Food Collection Drivers Needed!

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ORGANIZATION: Harvesters - The Community Food Network

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Harvesters is seeking dedicated volunteer drivers to assist with dropping off donation barrels and picking up food donations at businesses and grocery stores throughout the Kansas City metro area.

Commitment:

  • Volunteer a minimum of once a week for a 4-5 hour shift for six months.
  • This is a weekly commitment; volunteers are asked to select at least one day a week to drive for us.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drop off donation barrels
  • Pick up food donations
  • Unload donation items as needed

Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years old
  • Pass a background check
  • Have a clean driving record
  • Commitment to the mission of Harvesters
  • Adhere to all Harvesters’ food safety policies

Physical:

  • Able to drive an 8-person passenger van
  • Able to drive long distances
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds repeatedly

Soft Skills:

  • Effective communication and interaction with Harvesters’ staff, grocery store and other business staff, and volunteers
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills

Join us in making a difference in our community! Your time and effort will help ensure that our neighbors in need receive donated food in a timely manner. Apply today and drive for a cause!

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About Harvesters - The Community Food Network

Location:

3801 Topping, Kansas City, MO 64129, US

Mission Statement

Harvesters' mission is to mobilize the power of our community to create equitable access to nutritious food and address the root causes and impact of hunger.

Description

Harvesters serves as the region's only food bank, distributing food to more than 800 not-for-profit agencies in 27 counties in northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Seniors
Community, Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3801 Topping AvenueKansas City, MO 64129

(39.05513,-94.5164)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • Truck Driving
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Delivery

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours
  • Class E or Kansas License

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