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Food Pantry Volunteers - Aurora Corps

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The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community through our food pantry!

The Food Pantry Assistant will help to create a positive experience for pantry visitors. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • MONDAYS
    • Bagging groceries
    • Ensuring future guests receive the correct items
    • Stocking shelves
  • TUESDAYS
    • Greeting clients
    • Checking for required paperwork
    • Distributing groceries to eligible clients

Our Food Pantry volunteer hours are Mondays (preparation) from 1:00pm - 3:00pm and Tuesdays (distribution) from 9:30am to 12:00pm.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Reliable, professional, and friendly
  • Ability to show kindness to everyone
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 20 pounds
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

Policies:

Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please contact Janille Likens at janille.likens@usc.salvationarmy.org or (630)897-7265. You may also visit http://bttr.im/s1cp4 to start the application process.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

2 Shifts

  • 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tuesdays
  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Mondays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

Location:

5040 N. Pulaski, Volunteer Resource Department, Chicago, IL 60630, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Salvation Army is to meet human needs wherever they may be, without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army is serving more people in need and delivering the broadest array of services than any other not-for-profit organization in Chicagoland. The Salvation Army is making an impact every day in three key areas of critical importance and concern to people across Chicagoland -- Homelessness, Violence and Education. And, The Salvation Army is delivering the most critical services -- food, shelter, emergency assistance and disaster relief.

In communities throughout Chicago and the surrounding five-county area, we extend emergency and supportive assistance from 28 corps community centers, 80 service extension units, the Emergency Disaster Services Center, residential programs, mobile units, and several counseling sites.

Community
Crisis Support
Faith-Based

WHEN

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

WHERE

550 Redwood DrAurora, IL 60506

(41.76744,-88.3624)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Sign up for one shift or several! We are grateful for any and all volunteer support!
  • Bring and wear personal face mask, Pass health screening including forehead temperature reading and brief questionnaire at start of shift, pass Background Check.

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