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Rogers Park Food Pantry - SATURDAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

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ICNA Relief - Chicago

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The population we serve varies from newly arrived immigrants, to more established individuals in the community- working with over 14 different nationalities. We typically serve over 100 families per week at the Chicago Food Pantry location. And now as millions of people continue facing economic hardships due to the covid pandemic, food pantries, including ours, have seen a huge surge in the number of people seeking supplemental food assistance. ICNA Relief offices have been stepping up our services to address the current challenges that our disadvantaged community members have been facing.

Food Pantry Volunteer Team members work with staff to receive and sort food donations and prepare food packages for distribution to clients. Volunteer team members help keep the Food Pantry well-organized and operating efficiently.

● Sort, stock, and rotate food shelves
● Dispose of expired food
● Reorganize food and supplies, as needed
● Break down cardboard boxes for weekly recycling
● Prepare food bags for distribution
● Assist in distribution of food to clients

Qualifications:
● Must be at least 18 years of age
● Ability to lift boxed food items (10 - 50 lbs.)
● Able to work as part of a volunteer team
● Flexibility and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
● Positive and friendly attitude
● Face masks, temperature checks, and social distancing required

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About ICNA Relief - Chicago

Location:

2809 W Devon Avenue, Chicago, IL 60659, US

Mission Statement

ICNA Relief seeks to alleviate human suffering by providing caring and compassionate service to victims of adversities and survivors of disasters. ICNA Relief USA strives to build healthy communities, strengthen families and create opportunities for those in despair while maintaining their dignity and advocating for their basic human needs. Volunteers from across the country help us accomplish our mission every day to support those in need in our community regardless of their race, religion or other identifying features.

Description

ICNA Relief strives to improve the lives of those in need in our community. We empower underprivileged Americans through sustainable social service programs.

Our mission is to facilitate the growth of people by using a holistic framework in our services. We envision a community that develops a strong bond of humanity and are actively working on achieving it through education, intervention, and other evidence based practices. We aim to strengthen the family system through education and value based family services. We foster effective partnership and coordination with other faith-based organizations, civic and governmental agencies, as well as volunteers.

Community
Hunger
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Sat Sep 18, 2021
09:45 AM - 01:00 PM

WHERE

2809 W Devon AvenueChicago, IL 60659

(41.99734,-87.70007)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • We seek at least a 3-4 hour commitment each time you volunteer with us.
  • Responsible individuals who are comfortable working with people of different backgrounds, as well as the ability to be organized, respectful of others, and friendly. PLEASE NOTE: Basic liability waiver to be signed prior to volunteering with us.

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