Volunteer at Lifelong's Food and Nutrition Center!

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Lifelong

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Pick Up Center Helper
Join the fun Pick Up Center team and help organize food donations and distribute food to clients!

Volunteers are crucial in our mission to "...empower people living with or at risk of HIV and/or other chronic conditions to live healthier lives."

The Food and Nutrition Center provides Lifelong clients living with serious illness access to food and nutrition resources that support their overall health and wellbeing, and a safe community space. Volunteers in this role will support clients as they grocery shop in a client-choice model. There are also roles for back of house warehouse support for food distribution. Make a difference today while working alongside a team a community of staff and volunteers!

Volunteer support is the key component behind providing clients with the high-quality of service that Lifelong has been known for since the early 1980's. Thank you so much for your interest!

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About Lifelong

Location:

210 S. Lucile Street, SEATTLE, WA 98106, US

Mission Statement

Lifelong is the leading community health organization serving people with chronic illnesses, including cancers, homebound seniors and HIV/AIDS, in Western Washington. We believe all people have a right to a roof over their head, healthy food to eat, and access to affordable healthcare. Lifelong delivers food, housing, and health services; collaborates with community organizations on the prevention and care of chronic disease; and advocates for effective HIV/ AIDS policy. Lifelong's goal is to keep people healthy. Simply put- we make health work.

Description

When a person is living with a chronic illness and faced with financial hardships, getting healthy can be an overwhelming task. This struggle affects people in every corner of our community - from ambitious youth eager to start their lives but struggling to come to terms with their illness to seniors dealing with hunger and isolation.

Until they get back on their feet, we advocate to make sure the amazing people we serve receive what many of us take for granted - food, shelter, insurance, even human interaction.

Here's how we help:

  • For people living with a chronic illness, a nutritious meal can make a huge difference in the struggle for wellness. Our FOOD program, Chicken Soup Brigade, provides nourishment to our clients through its grocery and meal program.
  • When chronically ill people have a stable, safe place to live, they have a significantly better chance at improving their health. At Lifelong, we provide a variety of HOUSING options to create stable living situations for our clients.
  • The HEALTH of our clients is our number one priority. We help our clients get on insurance plans so they can get the care they need. We also focus on HIV prevention and education outreach, and work hard to ensure that funding for programs is maintained at the State and Federal levels.

WHEN

Fri Apr 03, 2020 - Sat Jul 04, 2020
08:45 AM - 11:15 AM  

WHERE

1161 11th AvenueSeattle, WA 98122

(47.61273,-122.31841)
 

SKILLS

  • Warehouse Equipment Operations
  • Food Service
  • Healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 Hours a week

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