Fight Hunger! Deliver Meals to Seniors in Need, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 8:00-11:00 am, Mountain View

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

Volunteers in Action

Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB) of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties provides food to more than one quarter of a million people each month. The Brown Bag Program sponsored by SHFB serves low-income older and disabled adults in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Volunteer Brown Bag Delivery Drivers take a bag of nutritious food weekly in their own vehicles to homebound or disabled members who cannot pick-up their food from one of the Brown Bag Program locations.

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Site Leader to determine a list of members who require home delivery and delivery routes.
  • Work with Site Leader to determine a back-up driver to fill-in for vacations and time away.
  • Fill/pick-up bags with food twice monthly and deliver to each Brown Bag member on the route.
  • Maintain delivery information of everyone on the route.
  • Make sure deliveries are checked on attendance roster.
  • Pick-up empty bags from members and return them to the site.
  • Commit to twice monthly deliveries for a minimum of one year.
  • Sign the volunteer records form at the Brown Bag site and provide the number of hours worked.
  • Attend home delivery training every 2 years.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum age 18
  • Minimum 1 year commitment
  • Able to provide your own vehicle for deliveries
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Valid auto insurance
  • Successful completion of background check (to be renewed every 2 years)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Enjoy working with older and disabled adults
  • Ability to lift or carry items weighing up to 25 lbs.

10 More opportunities with Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

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Community Hunger Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Mountain View Senior Center266 Escuela AveMountain View, CA 94040

(37.398888,-122.09416)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Customer Service
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 8:00 am - 11:00 am, for 1 year
  • Valid auto insurance

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