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Food Sorting Volunteer

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Feeding San Diego

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Feeding San Diego
Fresh Solutions to Hunger

IMPACT

More than 14,000 volunteers annually help make it possible for Feeding San Diego (FSD) to provide meals to 63,000 kids and families in need each week in our community. Become a Food Sorting Volunteer and help support food sorting projects at our distribution center.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Food Sorting Volunteers make a regular commitment to attend a consistent food sorting on a weekly basis. This will include.
 Pack produce and dry goods for emergency distributions
 Assist with general warehouse cleaning
 Working in a team-based environment
 Adherence to all safety and food safety policies

REQUIREMENTS
 Must be at least 18 years of age
 Must have current Food Handler Card (provide a copy)
 Must wear closed-toe shoes while volunteering
 Must wear face-covering at all times

TIME COMMITMENT

Food Sorting Volunteers work at least one food sorting project weekly but can attend multiple projects if preferred. Afternoon and evenings preferred.
Available shifts:

 Monday: 10 am- 4 pm
 Tuesday: 10 am- 8 pm
 Wednesday: 10 am- 8 pm
 Thursday: 10 am- 8 pm
 Friday: 10 am- 4 pm

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 You have a passion for hunger relief and want to make a difference
 Ability to lift ten plus pounds
 You love connecting with people and building relationships
 You are detail-oriented
 You are able to interact with individuals of various backgrounds and ages
 You can work well in a team
 You would rather help while on your feet in the warehouse versus at a desk in the office

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About Feeding San Diego

Location:

9455 Waples Street, Suite 135, San Diego, CA 92121, US

Mission Statement

We are committed to a culture of responsibility and dignity and to leading our local community in the fight against hunger by efficiently providing access to food and nutritious meals. Feeding San Diego builds local and national partnerships with purpose.

Description

FSD was established in 2007 to bring food to San Diegans at risk of hunger. We are the only Feeding America member food bank in San Diego County. Feeding America is the nation’s largest charitable domestic hunger-relief organization. There are more than 200 Feeding America member food banks in the U.S., with access to 2 billion pounds of donated food annually; it is a strong group of food banks held to the strictest operational and food safety standards.

FSD is proud to serve the community. The food bank maintains extremely efficient operations and we pride ourselves on conscientious stewardship of resources. Our mission guides us in all of our activities and helps us make a lasting difference in the lives of as many hungry people and families as possible.

Children & Youth
Environment
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9477 Waples St, #100San DiegoSan Diego, CA 92121

(32.90112,-117.18282)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-hour weekly shift
  • Days, evenings, and weekends available

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