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Food Pantry Helper @ Jan Pruitt Community Pantry (COVID Relief Opportunity)

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Catholic Charities Dallas

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested
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** WE COUNT ON THE INDIVIDUALS WHO SIGN UP & IT HURTS THE FOOD PANTRIES WHEN INDIVIDUALS DO NOT FOLLOW THROUGH ON THEIR REGISTRATION. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP IF YOU DO NOT PLAN ON ATTENDING. CLEARANCE ITEMS MUST BE DONE BEFORE SHIFT.

READ BELOW FOR MORE INFO, THE CLEARANCE STEPS, LINKS, & SHIFT TIMES.
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Thousands of individuals have been impacted by COVID and many find themselves unable to provide even the most basic necessities for themselves and their families: food. At CCD, we are meeting the call of this need through our food pantries and we are in need of your help!

Duties/Responsibilities (depending on role assigned):

- Checking in clients (no direct contact)

- Bagging/boxing food

- Placing food in client vehicle trunks (no direct contact)

- Assisting with directing traffic

What makes a successful volunteer:

- Dependable & reliable

- Able to adhere to safety regulations set in place by agency

- Able to use hands to handle food items and lift medium-sized boxes (between 16 - 20 pounds)

- Ability to stand for hours at a time

- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred, not required

Dress code:
Comfortable & casual (tennis shoes), dress for the weather

Safety Guidelines & PPE use:
Must bring your own nose/mouth covering (masks, scarves, bandanas); gloves will be provided; social distancing (6ft) must be maintained.

Individuals who do not wear a mask will not be able to volunteer.

Clearance procedures:

Food pantry volunteers must go through CCD's volunteer clearance process which include steps:

1) Create a Volunteer Hub profile: https://ccdallas.volunteerhub.com/

2) Pass a CCD background check using this link & follow the instructions below: https://dallas.setanet.org/screening.php

- List "Catholic Charities" under your locations & "Food Pantry" as the Title

- Mark N/A for references. These are not required for food pantry volunteers.

Shift times: When contacting us about volunteering, please indicate the shift you are interested in.
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30AM - 1:30PM
Friday: 12PM - 5PM
Saturday: 8:30AM - 1:30PM

* Minimum age of volunteers is 14. Volunteers under 17 must have parent/guardian present.

Email Celeste Garcia at volunteer@ccdallas.org or call 469-801-8170 with any questions.

Thank you for helping us answer the call and meet the need!

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About Catholic Charities Dallas

Location:

1421 W. Mockingbird Ln., Dallas, TX 75247, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities calls the community to action to join us in addressing the root causes of poverty, hunger, and homelessness by serving, educating, and empowering all those in need.

Description

Catholic Charities of Dallas, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Serving those in Need. Advocating for the Voiceless. Empowering the Vulnerable.

Every day, Catholic Charities helps our community’s most vulnerable by taking on the effects of poverty and helping all those in crisis move toward a better life. If we can’t help, we know who can.

Mission
Catholic Charities calls the community to action to join us in addressing the root causes of poverty, hunger, and homelessness by serving, educating, and empowering all those in need.

Vision
Catholic Charities will be recognized as an effective leader serving the most vulnerable in our communities on their journey toward hope, independence and a better life.

Purpose
To provide support, resources, education and inspiration to empower our clients and improve their lives.

Community
Disaster Relief
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

123 Alexander Ave.Lancaster, TX 75146

(32.60239,-96.75806)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Pantry days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 8AM - 3:30PM. Fridays; 12PM - 5PM. Saturdays; 8:30AM - 1:30PM

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