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Summer of Service: Giveaway at YCCA in West Sacramento

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ORGANIZATION: Yolo Food Bank

Family Volunteering

Summer of Service - West Sacramento Food Giveaway

Please join us as we provide meals to those in need in the West Sacramento area this summer! Volunteers are needed to assist with the set -up and break down of the food giveaway. Volunteers will also assist in sorting and inspecting all food products before distribution begins.

Qualifications:

  • Face masks encouraged but not required for vaccinated individuals
  • Ages: 17 must receive parental permission
  • Ages: 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Able to stand, bend, reach, intermittently*
  • Able to lift 1-5 pounds routinely and 5-45 pounds occasionally often with another person
  • Responsible and Organized
  • Wear closed toed shoes

9 Shifts

All shifts have expired
  • Fri Aug 26, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Aug 19, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Aug 12, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Aug 05, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Jul 29, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Jul 22, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Jul 15, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Jul 08, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
  • Fri Jul 01, 2022 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Must complete a Virtual Volunteer Orientation in order to participate!
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About Yolo Food Bank

Location:

233 Harter Ave, WOODLAND, CA 95776, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: Yolo Food Bank durably increases food and nutrition security and helps create an equitable and sustainable local food system by: Connecting individuals and families to healthy, high-quality food and resources; Collaborating with community partners to deepen outreach and address food needs; and Convening key players in the community to assess progress and plan collective actions Our Vision: Yolo County is a thriving community where everyone has the resources they need to experience health, prosperity, and a high quality of life. How you can help: Yolo Food Bank is looking for caring, responsible, and respectful individuals or groups to help provide folks in our community with ongoing access to healthy foods. Sign up to help give food away through our food access programs. Serve the public at large-scale drive-through grocery distributions, called Eat Well Yolo. Help out at Kids Farmers Markets to give out fresh fruits and veggies AND teach kiddos about nutrition. Sign up to make doorstep deliveries of staple ingredients for elderly and home-bound neighbors through Eat Home Yolo. Visit the Food Recovery Warehouse to pack bags of food, assist warehouse operations, and see food justice in action! Join a diverse team of passionate volunteers who are working to end food insecurity in Yolo County! Please visit our website for more information about how you can help reduce food insecurity and continue providing our neighbors with free, fresh food during this ongoing crisis!

Description

Yolo Food Bank is looking for caring, responsible, and respectful individuals or groups to help provide folks in our community with ongoing access to healthy foods. We are currently looking for volunteers to fill slots volunteering at distribution sites around Yolo County with socially distanced and contactless drive-thru and pick-up distributions. We also need volunteers to work on-site at Yolo Food Bank repackaging dry product, organizing boxes of food for residents in need, and assisting warehouse procedures.

Sign up to help give food away through our food access programs. Serve the public at large-scale drive-through grocery distributions, called Eat Well Yolo. Help out at Kids Farmers Markets to give out fresh fruits and veggies AND teach kiddos about nutrition. Sign up to make doorstep deliveries of staple ingredients for elderly and home-bound neighbors through Eat Home Yolo. Visit the Food Recovery Warehouse to pack bags of food, assist warehouse operations, and see food justice in action!

Join a diverse team of passionate volunteers who are working to end food insecurity in Yolo County! Please visit our website for more information about how you can help reduce food insecurity and continue providing our neighbors with free, fresh food during this ongoing crisis!

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger

WHEN

Wed Jun 29, 2022 - Tue Sep 27, 2022
08:00 AM - 11:45 PM
This opportunity has 9 shifts

WHERE

1200 Anna StreetWest Sacramento, CA 95605

(38.59601,-121.53188)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Please stay for the length of the entire distribution to serve the last car or walk up food recipient.
  • Volunteers are required to attend a mandatory Virtual Volunteer Orientation over zoom. Register here: https://cerv.is/m?0276g4mUSUb

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