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Recruiting Organization: Hopelink

Hopelink needs volunteers for the following positions:

· Food Bank Prep: Preparation for food bank including weighing grocery rescue, making produce bags, and filling carts, Must be able to lift 35 regularly. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

· Grocery Rescue Sorting: Grocery Rescue Sorting volunteers help sort food donated from grocery stores into categories, checking expiration dates, and culling food that is not suitable to distribute. Sorting volunteers also help unload the food from vehicles and weigh it before beginning to sort. This role is important to food bank operations because it focuses on saving food that would have otherwise been thrown out, sorting so it’s easy for volunteers in other roles to distribute to clients, and quality control that ensures a dignified experience for food bank clients. This is a non-client-facing role. Requirements: Volunteers must be 16+ years old Please note that this is a physical job with the following requirements: Standing, squatting, and lifting Lifting 20+ pounds

· Distribution: Distribution volunteers help fill cart to give to clients, help sort returned items, break down boxes, sweep floors and take out garbage and may include tasks such as bagging diapers or produce as needed. Requirements: Volunteers must be 16 and over, in good health with no cold or flu symptoms Also, please note that this is a physical job with the following requirements Standing, sitting, squatting, lifting, and other quick movements Lifting from 35-50 pounds.

**Our operations depend on volunteer assistance - please let us know if you sign up for a shift and cannot make it so another volunteer can fill that slot

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Fee Amount: None

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