Family Services Helper

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army - San Jose, CA


Select Mondays thru Fridays, 8:45am-12:15pm. 2-3 volunteers needed every weekday.
Age Requirement: 18 years or older

Check-In Volunteers for:

Drive-Thru Food Box Distribution (Station A), is an outside activity.
Volunteers will help with check-in. Clients will remain in cars and hold food cards near window. Volunteers will scan bar code and record info. Volunteers will also distribute food boxes for walk-up clients.

Walk-Up Food Box Distribution (Station A), is an outside activity.
Clients (many Seniors) do not have vehicles or are unable to drive and need to pick-up food using grocery carts or walkers. Volunteer will either scan or record card number during check-in.

Volunteers are strongly encouraged to wear face masks, but it is no longer mandatory.

Appropriate Attire: Please wear closed-toe shoes (not sandals, heels, flipflops). Shirts should be short or long-sleeved (not spaghetti straps, strapless, sleeveless, mid-riff showing or tank top types). Shorts/dresses/skirts should be longer in length, appropriate for comfortably bending and reaching items.

Food assistance requests in the Family Services Office have doubled since during COVID-19. Volunteers are needed to help with food box distribution drive-thru and walk-thru for smoother and safer distribution to families, Seniors and homeless.

Required:
-Register as volunteer on-line siliconvalley.salvationarmy.org and click on "2023 Family Services Check-In"
-Attend Volunteer Orientation (20-25 minutes)
-Cleared on Megan's Law Registry
-Initial USDA Forms
-Must be 18 years or older
-Volunteers going over 20 hours will complete a Background Check
-If feeling unwell, stay home, contact volunteer coordinator and reschedule when you feel better

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About The Salvation Army - San Jose, CA

Location:

359 N. Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

Non-profit Christian organization

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Hunger
Seniors
Children & Youth, Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

359 N. Fourth StreetFamily ServicesSan Jose, CA 95112

(37.34333,-121.89197)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-3.5
  • Volunteer Waivers, USDA Forms, Volunteer Orientation Meeting 20-25 minutes needed. Age Requirement: 18 or older. Any volunteers going over 20 hours need a Background Check

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