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Liberty Street Market Assistant (food pantry) - 11am to 3:30pm

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Freestore Foodbank

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 21 people are interested
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The Liberty Street Market is the largest neighborhood food pantry among all Freestore Foodbank community partners. It is a choice food pantry offering our customers foods of their choice according to family composition, nutritional needs, cooking availability and tastes. Customer choices are augmented by fresh produce, pre-selected meals and personal hygiene products. Homeless clients receive special boxes with foods that can be consumed without heating.

Task: Volunteers will stock shelves with groceries, assist customers during their shopping experience, staff the check out counter and perform simple housekeeping activities to keep the market clean and customer friendly.

COVID-19 Volunteer Guidelines

  • All volunteers will be given a no-touch temp check upon arrival.
  • Use Hand Sanitizer or Hand Washing - Please use the hand sanitizer or wash your hands upon arrival. Hand washing should last at least 20 seconds under warm water.
  • Deep cleaning - Freestore Foodbank staff are continuously doing deep cleanings at all of our volunteer locations.
  • Eliminating Handshakes and hugs - Sorry. Elbow bumps are welcomed!
  • Social distancing: accommodations are in place to allow volunteers to perform their duties with reasonable social distancing.
  • Providing Protective Gear - We have hand sanitizer located throughout our various facilities. We also have masks andgloves available for volunteers during their shift. (If volunteer has their own mask, please bring, we will have masks/gloves as needed.) Proper disposal of mask/gloves at the end of each shift.
  • Stay Healthy - If you are feeling under the weather we ask that you cancel your registration and come back and visit us when you feel better.

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About Freestore Foodbank

Location:

112 E Liberty Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202, US

Mission Statement

We provide food and services, create stability, and further self-reliance for people in crisis.

Description

In the last 40 years, we've grown from one man's passion for helping his neighbors into one of the region's largest food banks.

We distribute over 10 million pounds of food annually in 20 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana through a trusted network of over 400 local member agencies such as soup kitchens and shelters, food pantries, churches, daycare and senior centers, and many other community and social services organizations.

Unlike other food banks in the area, we operate a Client Services Center in Over-the-Rhine, which works to meet the needs of our community's most vulnerable citizens, including the homeless, the unemployed, the working poor, and families in crisis. By providing emergency food, we work to determine the root causes of poverty and food insecurity, and we are able to offer services aimed at creating self-reliance. When people come to us for food, we help them find the other things they may need -- a safe place to live, access to affordable healthcare, clothing or job skills and placement. For our work, food is not the end product, rather it is the beginning of a much larger conversation to help our community's citizens work toward self-reliance.

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

112 E. Liberty St.Customer Connection CenterCincinnati, OH 45202

(39.11306,-84.51357)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Food Service
  • Retail / Sales
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 hours
  • Must be able to lift up to 20lbs, bend, stand, and walk

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