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CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 22 people are interested
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If you are in good health, have the time, and would like to help out your community, we'd love to have you volunteer with us in the Food Bank!

No previous experience necessary. Training will be provided upon arrival to your first shift. Masks are required and we are practicing social distancing. Hand washing stations, gloves, and masks are available for volunteers.

Staff will check temperatures of each volunteer and ask some screening questions related to COVID upon arrival. We have positions available with direct client contact or no client contact.

Sign up at bit.ly/pepperwoodpantry. If you have any questions, you can contact the Food Bank at 319-351-0128.

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About CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

Location:

1121 Gilbert Court, Iowa City, IA 52240, US

Mission Statement

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank, formerly The Crisis Center, is a volunteer-driven organization based in Iowa City, IA that provides immediate and non-judgmental support for individuals facing emotional, food, or financial crisis.

Description

A crisis can be anything - problems with family or friends, lack of food, financial emergency, divorce, serious illness, roommate trouble, school-related stress, substance abuse struggles, suicidal feelings... the list is endless. Or it could be a series of small problems that together have become overwhelming.

We Can Help

When any situation has become too difficult for you to cope with alone, we can help. Everyone at CommUnity is passionate about treating those in crisis as valuable human beings.

CommUnity provides immediate support through our Crisis Intervention, Food Bank & Emergency Assistance, and Community Intervention Programs.

Our Services

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line - emotional support, information, referrals by phone
  • Food Bank - weekly supplemental food bags
  • Emergency Assistance - limited financial assistance to avoid eviction or loss of utilities
  • Community Programs - support, training and services for individuals, groups and businesses
  • Disaster Recovery & Relief - from natural disasters that affect the community
Community
Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1045 Highway 6 EastIowa City, IA 52240

(41.64193,-91.52029)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minors 13-15 years of age may volunteer, but must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Minors 16+ may volunteer independently.

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