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Project Open Hand

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Project Open Hand’s mission is to improve health outcomes and quality of life by providing nutritious meals to the sick and vulnerable, caring for and educating our community. As an essential services provider and public health partner, POH will continue to be open during this medical crisis and serve the community.

We are looking for volunteers to help assemble grocery bags at our 730 Polk St. location in San Francisco. Volunteer tasks include:

  • Gather individual food items based on client’s dietary needs
  • Assemble grocery bag for client and leave at counter
  • Sort and restock produce as needed
  • Maintain grocery center space clean and sanitized following our cleaning procedures

Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to lift and carry 10 pounds
  • We are asking volunteers that are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 or that live/work with people that are at high risk, to stay at home until the shelter-in-space order has been lifted.
  • Face masks or coverings are required, face shields will be provided

Time Commitment

Weekly shifts. Please note that we ask for a 3-month commitment, however, this can be flexible.

1 Shift

  • 10:45 AM to 01:30 PM
    Wednesday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Project Open Hand

Location:

730 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, US

Mission Statement

Project Open Hand’s mission is to nourish and engage our community by providing meals with love to the sick and the elderly.

Description

Founded in 1985, Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to critically ill neighbors and seniors. Our food is like medicine, helping clients recover from illness, get stronger, and lead healthier lives.

Every day, we prepare 2,500 nutritious meals and provide 200 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of aging. We serve San Francisco and Alameda Counties, engaging more than 125 volunteers every day to nourish our community.

Community
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

730 Polk StreetSan FranciscoSan Francisco, CA 94109

(37.78376,-122.41898)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Weekly, for three months

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