Northshore Senior Center
Every volunteer must be able to do all the jobs at the pantry. Masks are always required, along with gloves (the center will provide these items). Requirements: * Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds * Ability to provide great and respectful customer service to a diverse range of clients * Physically be able to move around, up, and down easily, standing, walking & moving in a fast-paced environment * Ability to take direction & work as part of a team * Cognizant of and willing to work within the restrictions/guidelines related to COVID-19 Job Duties: * Bring donations into the center when they are dropped off * Unpack donations, sort, and shelve them in appropriate containers * Compost & recycle as needed throughout the day; empty garbage as needed * Work with clients to determine their needs and bag their choices * Keep displays stocked * Assists in setting up the pantry (set up tables, display boxes, back-up boxes, move donation bins, etc.) * Receive bags and food items from baggers, place into carts, take carts to clients, disinfect carts when returned Pantry Shifts Currently the pantry is open on TU & SAT from 9am-noon, and TH from 5-8pm. As a volunteer, you would be expected to be at the center on TU & SAT from 8-12:30/1pm, and from 4-8:30 on TH (4 ½ hours). The pantry is changing its TH hours as of November 10, 2020. The new hours for TH will be 3-6pm (2-6:30 to volunteer). Every volunteer must work at least one shift/week and make a commitment of 2 months.
About Northshore Senior Center
10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell, WA 98011, US
The Northshore Senior Center promotes healthy living & well-being in our community through programs, services, resources and civic engagement. We envision a community where everyone of all ages leads full, healthy and inspired lives.
The Northshore Senior Center is a fun, vibrant community hub, buzzing with activity. Through our nutrition programs, humanities classes (arts, literature, cultural exploration), activities for physical and mental well-being, local field trips and a multitude of social services-including programs for adults of all ages with special needs and family caregivers - we take pride in having helped develop several national models that have demonstrated a positive impact on the well-being of older adults. We strive to ensure that people engaged in our myriad programs and services receive the holistic support they need in an enthusiastic and positive atmosphere. Founded in 1972, the Northshore Senior Center is a local, non-profit organization. Our service area is primarily Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville, Juanita, Mill Creek, Northeast King County and Southeast Snohomish County.