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Heart of Compassion Distribution

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Quick Overview: Every Tuesday and Wednesday 9-11:30a.m. we need volunteers to help load shopping carts and vehicles with groceries during our public food distributions.

Impact: Heart of Compassion is dedicated to being a lighthouse of hope and help for Montebello and our local communities. We rely on our valuable volunteers to help us achieve our mission of Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope. We currently provide loads of groceries for more than 400 families weekly at our public food distributions.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers are responsible for gently handling food products, such as bagged fruits and vegetables, as they load them into shopping carts and/or vehicles during our public food distributions. Volunteers must follow safety directions. Volunteers are responsible for following their team leader's directions and having a good attitude. Volunteers must also be flexible if asked to work in a different area.

Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 13 years old to help with our public food distributions. Volunteers must wear a safety vest (provided if needed), wear closed-toed shoes, wear modest clothing, wear a mask and gloves (gloves are provided if needed), allow staff to check their temperature upon arrival, check in and out with the office every day they volunteer, be willing to stand/walk for long periods of time, and let the office know if they cannot attend their scheduled shift. Volunteers may need to lift/load heavy boxes.

Accessibility: Let us know if you need accommodations in order to volunteer with us.

If you have additional questions, feel free to give us a call at 323-727-7997.

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety

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About Heart of Compassion Distribution

Location:

600 S. Maple Ave., Montebello, CA 90640, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a lighthouse of volunteers fighting poverty and restoring hope.

Description

Heart of Compassion is dedicated to being a lighthouse of hope and help for Montebello and our local communities. We rely on our valuable volunteers to help us achieve our mission of Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope. We currently provide loads of groceries for about 600 families weekly at our public food distributions.

Mondays 9a.m.-12p.m.: volunteers needed to bag produce
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8-11a.m.: volunteers needed to register recipients
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9a.m.-12p.m.: volunteers needed to load groceries into shopping carts and recipient vehicles

Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 S. Maple AveMontebello, CA 90640

(34.00431,-118.11913)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13

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