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Deliver More Than Mac and Cheese--Be a Food Pantry Hero!

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Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested
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Volunteer Purpose

The KS Food Pantry Delivery Driver will work with the KS Food Pantry Coordinator to serve the needs of our guests/clients through monthly food distribution. Many homebound individuals in the Kansas City Metro region rely on JFS to provide food and our delivery drivers help make this happen! If you have two hours a month to serve others and make a real impact-we have a job for you!

Tasks

  • Pick-up items boxes, produce and protein items from the Jewish Community Center
  • Load items into your vehicle and receive your route with client names, addresses
  • Call clients to confirm that they will be at the residence for delivery
  • Drive to the client’s home, pull the correct items from your vehicle
  • Deliver to the client

Competencies

  • Must possess a reliable vehicle
  • Must be committed to volunteering each month or giving enough notice that you will not be able to volunteer-OUR CLIENTS RELY ON YOU!
  • Empathetically listen, while maintaining boundaries consistent with agency guidelines
  • Passionate about serving pantry patrons
  • Adaptable and flexible

Training/Supervision

  • The volunteer will be trained and supervised by the KS Food Pantry Coordinator and other JFS Staff as needed.

Dress Code

  • Volunteers should wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing that they can move/process items in with ease

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About Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City

Location:

425 E. 63rd St., Suite 103, Kansas City, MO 64110, US

Mission Statement

Supporting and strengthening the Jewish and general communities by providing high-quality programs and services that address the needs of individuals and families dealing with crises and the everyday challenges of life.

Description

Jewish Family Services is a social service agency that provides a wide variety of programs and services to the community including life crisis assistance, counseling, food pantry, older adult services, and more!

While our focus is primarily the Jewish community, we dedicate ourselves each day to provide peace of mind and a better life for everyone we serve, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, or economic status. We welcome volunteers of all ethnicities and backgrounds as well.

Hunger
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Leawood, KS 66211

(38.9222,-94.62954)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month. Event occurs on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

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