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Food Pantry Volunteers in Lake County Indiana

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The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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The Hammond-Munster Corps Corps Community Center is in need of volunteers to meet the growing need of individuals and families in Lake County who need food assistance during this time. The Food Pantry is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.

We need volunteers to assist with...

  • Intake, as clients line up in our foyer they are asked for basic information to be added to an intake form
  • Packing food boxes according to the size of household, and placing them on carts
  • Taking carts filled with food boxes to be placed outside of rear door fort clients to load in their vehicles
  • Collecting the carts outside, bringing them into the building to sanitize and reuse
  • Restocking the shelves of the Food Pantry
  • Assisting with storing the food being delivered by the Food Bank and other vendors.
  • For their protection, we will provide all volunteers with approved face masks and latex gloves.
Those interested in volunteering for the Food Pantry can contact Linda Kaste or Captain Brian Clark at 219-838-0380, or at brian.clark@usc.salvationarmy.org. You may also visit http://bttr.im/1ejnt to start the application process.

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

Location:

5040 N. Pulaski, Volunteer Resource Department, Chicago, IL 60630, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Salvation Army is to meet human needs wherever they may be, without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army is serving more people in need and delivering the broadest array of services than any other not-for-profit organization in Chicagoland. The Salvation Army is making an impact every day in three key areas of critical importance and concern to people across Chicagoland -- Homelessness, Violence and Education. And, The Salvation Army is delivering the most critical services -- food, shelter, emergency assistance and disaster relief.

In communities throughout Chicago and the surrounding five-county area, we extend emergency and supportive assistance from 28 corps community centers, 80 service extension units, the Emergency Disaster Services Center, residential programs, mobile units, and several counseling sites.

Disaster Relief
Faith-Based
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

8225 Columbia AveHammond-Munster, IN 46321

(41.56376,-87.49958)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteers may also be asked to fill out volunteer paperwork to receive a background check and to create an application in our volunteer database. Please wait for confirmation from Salvation Army Staff before showing up for a shift.

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