Disaster Box Packing - weekly shifts

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ORGANIZATION: Food Share, Inc.

Help pack food into emergency boxes getting them ready for distribution to those who are in need.

No walk-ins. Must sign-up for a spot using Food Share's website link here https://cerv.is/m?0303ggoH2bC
(Copy and paste link in your search engine)

Off-site location:

521 North Elevar
Oxnard, CA 93030

Off of Rice and Camino Del Sol and then a left on Elevar.

Parking: NO STREET PARKING! YOU WILL BE TOWED OR TICKETED OR BOTH. Park in any open spaces directly in back of building. The building is a temporary space for Food Share.

We rely on your help. Please arrive on-site at the appointed time and day. If you are unavailable to attend, please remove yourself via the cancellation email or text you will receive as soon as you know you cannot make it. This gives any waiting list volunteers the opportunity to come in. If you are having problems cancelling your shift, please notify volunteer@foodshare.com or call or text 805-290-3479 stating you need to cancel your shift.

Minimum age 12.

Be able to stand for 2-2.5 hours.

Be able to safely do repetitive lifting, twisting, and bending.

Be able to safely lift and carry filled boxes weighing less than ten pounds and up to thirty-five pounds. (Be aware that at no time will you be asked or required to lift any weight beyond your known or perceived strength levels and capabilities.)

Appropriate suggested attire: Masks required regardless of vaccination status. Masks are available on-site if you do not bring your own. We will provide gloves. Closed toed shoes are a must! Layered casual clothing. Anyone wearing flip flops or other inappropriate shoes will not be able to participate. Wearing any type of clothing, shoes or jewelry that may increase the risk of accident or injury on the job is restricted.

When you all arrive:

On-site contact: Ed. Look for the person in a black or gray Food Share shirt! If you have any questions text Christina 805-236-5254.

Enter through the back warehouse door.

Once in the building check in that you arrived for the activity on your mobile device or let the staff know if you are having trouble signing-in. The location service must be on to sign in via the mobile device. There is also a link in the confirmation email or a text allowing sign up via the mobile phone. The confirmation email and text goes out one day prior to event date.

No court ordered or probation hours accepted for this activity. Contact the volunteer department for more information regarding this type of community service or look at the requirements posted in the volunteer section.

Thank you for your support! We could not get through this tough time without you.

Here is the Food Share website link to sign up https://cerv.is/m?0303ggoH2bC

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About Food Share, Inc.

Location:

4156 Southbank Road, Oxnard, CA 93036, US

Mission Statement

Food Share is dedicated to leading the fight against hunger in Ventura County.

Description

Food Share innovatively and efficiently gathers and distributes food, serving those in need through a network of charitable agencies. Our dedicated volunteers and staff fight hunger with compassion and commitment to ensure that people have ready access to nutritious food. Food Share responds to community emergencies quickly and effectively.

CAUSE AREAS

Hunger
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

380 Lombard StreetOxnard, CA 93030

(34.1998,-119.14842)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Food Service
  • Nutrition
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 2-3 hours
  • must sign up via our website link http://cerv.is/m?0303ggoH2bC

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