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Food Pantry Volunteer - New London CT

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ORGANIZATION: NEW LONDON AREA FOOD COALITION INC

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Volunteers needed to help in providing food to clients who come to the Pantry. Activities include: Prepackaging groceries, meat, produce, etc.; setting up for distribution; participation in giving out food to clients; assisting in picking up food from Gemma Moran Food Center and partner supermarkets; supervising volunteer staff as needed; some administrative work as needed.

More opportunities with NEW LONDON AREA FOOD COALITION INC

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About NEW LONDON AREA FOOD COALITION INC

Location:

106 TRUMAN ST, NEW LONDON, CT 06320, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to give food to.those in need. "In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability."

Description

Founded in 1988, the Pantry provides canned goods, cereal, pasta, beans, vegetables, fresh fruit, bread and meats when available to individuals and families requiring assistance. Presently the Pantry is open for food distribution on Monday from 12:30 -2:30PM and Thursday from 9:30-11:30AM based on available staffing. We’re open at the Hispanic Alliance at 170 State St on Monday from 4-7PM

The Pantry relies on volunteers to meet our goals. We need volunteers to help in many areas, including food pickups from the Gemma Moran Food Distribution Center and various supporting supermarkets, stocking food, prepackaging food items for distribution, distribution of food to families who come to the Pantry by car or walking and a small amount of record keeping.


CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations New London, CT 06320

(41.36314,-72.10607)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Pantry open Monday 8:00 - 2:00 (prepping and prepackaging in AM/distribution 12:30 - 2:30) Thursdays 8:00-11: 30 (prepping and distributIon at same time). Volunteers also needed for administrative support.
  • Fluency in Spanish and Haitian Creole helpful. Interest in record keeping, computer entry and reporting helpful. Supervisory experience helpful if interested in managing staff.

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