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Kent County Community Action (TEFAP) Food Box Packing

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Kent County Community Action

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested

PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers must complete a volunteer registration before coming to the event. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please complete our registration online on our website at https://www.accesskent.com/Departments/CommunityAction/volunteer.htm .

Kent County Community Action collaborates with several partners throughout Kent County to distribute United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) food to eligible households on a quarterly basis. Our one-day distribution will include providing eligible households with a box of food from The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

We are looking for about 10 volunteers per shift. Volunteer opportunities include helping pack boxes for food distribution on 01/07/2020. Please see below for time frames available, and other requirements including volunteer registration. Once registration is complete, we will send you an email asking what shift you can work. When you confirm your shift, we will send another email with parking and check in instructions.

We will supply masks and gloves. Teenagers 14+ are welcome to volunteer if an adult guardian goes with them. Please do not volunteer if you have been exposed to/ have COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, cough, fever and/ or difficulty breathing.

We are asking for volunteers to come from either 10:00 AM to 4 PM or to pick shifts. There are multiple shifts 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, and/ or 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

3 Shifts

  • Mon Mar 01, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Mon Mar 01, 2021 - afternoon / 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • Mon Mar 01, 2021 - afternoon / 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Kent County Community Action

Location:

121 Franklin St SE, Suite 110, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, US

Mission Statement

Developing Communities. Expanding Opportunity. Improving Lives. We work to eliminate the causes and circumstances of poverty by investing in individuals and families with low incomes. Through dedicated staff and community partnerships we provide services, resources, education and advocacy to improve the quality of life for all residents of Kent County.

Description

The Community Action Division focuses on meeting emergency needs such as, but not limited to, food, utility assistance, housing, transportation and socialization for residents of Kent County. Additionally, we assist with areas of self-sufficiency, medical insurance enrollment, tax preparation and information and referral services.

Hunger
Seniors

WHEN

Mon Mar 01, 2021
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM   This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

514 Eastern Ave SE,Grand RapidsGrand Rapids, MI 49507

(42.9317,-85.6545)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 2 hours per shift and/or multiple shifts

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