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Community Food Distribution Volunteer

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The Salvation Army Alameda County

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Every Monday Wednesday and Friday we distribute bags of food to the local community.
Individuals will walk up to the Family Shelter and receive a bag of food items that have been donated to us. We need volunteers to help with this program. Below you will find some of the roles and responsibilities that you will be assisting with:

Preparing bags of food donations for community distribution.
Greeting and distributing food bags to walk-up community members
Organizing the community food pantry and donations (some heavy lifting, up to 25/30lbs)
Helping to receive, unload and store, food and donations.

Thank you for your interest and we hope to hear from you soon!

1 Shift

  • 10:45 AM to 01:15 PM
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday (volunteers can sign-up for as little as 1 day per week)
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Salvation Army Alameda County

Location:

2794 Garden Street, Oakland, CA 94601, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army restores hope and transforms lives. Since 1865 we've been committed to defeating hunger, breaking addictions and rebuilding lives. Our reach is wide and deep - providing over 13,000 nights of lodging, 85,000 meals, and food for 5,700 families in Alameda County.

We provide rehabilitation and promote self-sufficiency, are a steadfast presence to the lonely and to those who have lost hope, we are the first on the scene of a disaster - and the last to leave.

Our ministry is motivated by the love of God, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

2794 Garden StreetOaklandOakland, CA 94601

(37.79404,-122.22173)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Ushering

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 shift per week minimum (10:45am-1:15pm) Monday/Weds/Fri We hope that volunteers will be present more than the minimum commitment but we understand that you have other obligations and we value any amount of time that you can contribute.
  • There is a background check and paperwork we will fill out upon meeting. There are children present on-site, all staff and volunteers must have a background check clearance prior to 16 hours of work.

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