Volunteer at The Food Trust's Farmers Markets - Fitler Square

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The Food Trust

  • 20 people are interested

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we have an urgent need for additional volunteer support at our Fitler Square weekend farmers market. Volunteers will assist with market operations, as well as special social distancing and safety measures. Tasks include setting up and breaking down the farmers market, processing EBT transactions, distributing Food Bucks (fruit and vegetable coupons), promoting social distancing, and supporting customer line management.

The Fitler Square Farmers Market takes place on Saturdays, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Shifts are available in three hour blocks-please contact us for more information!

All volunteers will be asked to complete a volunteer liability form (available at http://thefoodtrust.org/uploads/media_items/the-food-trust-farmers-market-volunteer-waiver.original.pdf), and download a certificate of completion after watching a 10-minute training video about COVID-19 safety and health precautions (http://www.foodconnectgroup.com/covid19training.html). We request that all volunteers bring their own cloth mask or face covering. The Food Trust will provide all volunteers with gloves and hand sanitizer.

If you're interested in volunteering or have questions, please email farmersmarket@thefoodtrust.org

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About The Food Trust

Location:

1617 JFK BLVD SUITE 900, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103, US

Mission Statement

The Food Trust's mission is to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions.

Description

Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food Trust works with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers in the city and across the country to develop a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food.

Community
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

S 23rd St & Pine StPhiladelphia, PA 19103

SKILLS

  • Food Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment: 3+ hours
  • Before volunteering, you must fill out the waiver form and download a certificate of completion from the training video. We also request that all volunteers bring their own cloth mask or face covering. Please don't volunteer if you're feeling sick!

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