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Food Pantry Volunteers - DeKalb Corps

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community in our food pantry.

The Food Pantry Assistant will help with the following:

  • Collecting food
  • Bagging groceries
  • Stocking shelves
  • Packing food boxes
Shifts Available:
Monday-Friday 8:30-10:30 & 10:30-12:30
Thursday evening 4:30-7:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Healthy individuals age 14 or older
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Friendly personality and smile
  • Must be able to comfortably lift cases of food (30+lbs)
  • Reliable, professional and friendly
  • Pass initial screening process
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus
  • Bring and wear personal face mask
  • Clear brief health questionnaire at start of shift

Policies:

Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

*Off Street Parking is available*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please sign up here, or contact Erin Andrews at 815-756-4308 or erin.andrews@usc.salvationarmy.org. You may also visit http://bttr.im/iuuh1 to start the application process.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

3 Shifts

  • morning / 08:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Monday - Friday
  • 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Monday - Friday
  • 04:30 PM to 07:30 PM
    Thursdays
  • 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Hunger
Community, Disaster Relief, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

830 Grove StDeKalb, IL 60115

(41.92637,-88.74421)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteer shifts are flexible to accommodate your availability and serve our community well. Whether you can help for one shift, or 10+, we are so grateful to our volunteers!
  • Volunteers must be in good health and may be asked to take an on-site health screening and temperature reading. Volunteers may need to complete on-line application, volunteer paperwork, and receive a (free) background check.

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