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Volunteers needed to help package & ship Medically-Tailored Meals!

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Project Open Hand

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Project Open Hand Wellness Programs serve the sick and vulnerable who need nutritious food to support their medical treatment. Our evidence-based research proves that nutritious Food is Medicine. As an essential services provider and public health partner, POH will continues to operate during this medical crisis and serve the community.

We are looking for volunteers to help us package meals for shipment to homebound clients. Volunteer tasks include gathering shipping and frozen meals from freezer, building and sealing meal boxes, and ensuring quality control.

Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of age
  • Able to utilize rolling racks, flats and other equipment
  • Able to Spend 10-15 minutes (intermittently) per shift in Freezer
  • Able to work well with others and comfortable interacting with a culturally diverse population
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds


Time Commitment

  • Once per week for 3 months
  • Monday - Friday
  • 10am - 12pm

Guidelines

  • Dress and groom appropriately by wearing close-toed shoes, pants, and a shirt with sleeves and a face covering or mask
  • Practice proper social distancing (maintain 6 feet of separation from others) at all times.
  • Review & submit the online Volunteer COVID-19 Screening Acknowledgement Form before your first shift and check your health prior to arriving to your scheduled volunteer shifts.
  • If you feel sick, please stay home and notify volunteer services via email or phone and visit gov/citytestsfto sign up for a free COVID-19 test.

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tuesday
  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Thursday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Project Open Hand

Location:

730 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, US

Mission Statement

Project Open Hand’s mission is to nourish and engage our community by providing meals with love to the sick and the elderly.

Description

Founded in 1985, Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to critically ill neighbors and seniors. Our food is like medicine, helping clients recover from illness, get stronger, and lead healthier lives.

Every day, we prepare 2,500 nutritious meals and provide 200 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of aging. We serve San Francisco and Alameda Counties, engaging more than 125 volunteers every day to nourish our community.

Community
Hunger
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

730 Polk StreetSan Francisco, CA 94109

(37.78376,-122.41898)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Weekly
  • Volunteer COVID-19 Screening Acknowledgement Form

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