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Freestore Foodbank Distribution Pantry Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: VANTAGE Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

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As a Distribution Center Assistant at the Freestore Foodbank, volunteers will assist the volunteer team with general distribution duties which may include operating warehouse equipment in a safe and responsible manner. Other duties may include: Daily upkeep of the Distribution Center facilities and equipment.
Maintaining organization and cleanliness of the volunteer area, particularly the area in which
product is stored, assembled and sorting projects are staged: includes, sweeping, mopping,
dusting, picking up debris, straightening and stacking skids, etc.
Assists in the recycling efforts of the organization by overseeing the cardboard and plastic recycling process and utilize the appropriate equipment.

Whatever your passion and purpose is, we are here to connect you to local nonprofits.
Our program is exclusive to those 55 years+ and residents of Greater Cincinnati

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About VANTAGE Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Location:

644 Linn St., Ste. 620, Cincinnati, OH 45203, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is an AmeriCorps Senior program with VANTAGE Aging. We connect volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. As the largest volunteer network for older adults in the nation, RSVP matches volunteers with organizations where their time, interest, talents, knowledge, and experience are most effectively utilized to meet important needs in our community. Our main objectives are to help in these fields;
- Nutrition & Food Support
- Elderly Companionship
- Adult Education and Employment
- Other Community Priorities

As a RSVP volunteer, you would receive:

  • Nationally counted and recognized volunteer hours
  • Additional free liability insurance while volunteering
  • Free recognition events, incentives, and opportunities to socialize with other RSVP volunteers
  • Free in-person and/or virtual trainings

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1250 Tennessee AveCincinnati, OH 45229

(39.16905,-84.47616)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • Time Commitment: At least 2 – 5 hours each week Schedule: Flexible (schedule varies but will be between the hours of 9am and 4pm)
  • Excellent customer service skills and basic computational skills (add, multiply, divide). Ability to accomplish tasks and goals within time frames. Physical Demands: Standing, walking,

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