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Feed the Community - Produce Packing at Yolo Food Bank

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ORGANIZATION: Yolo Food Bank

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Feed the Community - Pack Produce for Families

Join us to help prepare produce for our food distributions. Produce Packing Assistants sort, pack, and inspect fresh produce for Yolo Food Bank's Kids Farmers Market, Eat Home Yolo, and Eat Well Yolo programs. Each program provides a variety of items at no cost to the community and individuals in need. Our food programs are responding to the ongoing toll of the COVID-19 crisis by providing access to free, fresh food for our community members.

Caution: If you have severe food or mold allergies, please do not volunteer at this activity!

Qualifications:

  • Attend a mandatory Virtual Volunteer Orientation
  • Volunteers aged 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Volunteers 16-17 must attend with an adult at least one time before returning alone
  • Able to stand, bend, reach, intermittently. Able to lift 5-30 lbs routinely.
    • Option for working in a seated position
  • Work in a warehouse setting while sorting and packaging
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to make decisions
  • Close-toed shoes REQUIRED
  • Masks required for all volunteers

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Monday through Friday. Must complete Virtual Volunteer Orientation first!
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Yolo Food Bank

Location:

233 Harter Ave, WOODLAND, CA 95776, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to end hunger and malnutrition in Yolo County. Yolo Food Bank is looking for caring, responsible, and respectful individuals or groups to help provide folks in our community with ongoing access to healthy foods. We are currently looking for volunteers to fill slots at distribution sites around Yolo County with socially distanced and contactless drive-thru and pick-up distributions. We also need volunteers to work on-site at Yolo Food Bank repackaging dry product, organizing boxes of food for residents in need, and assisting warehouse procedures. Please visit our website for more information about how you can help reduce food insecurity and continue providing our neighbors with free, fresh food during this ongoing crisis!

Description

Yolo Food Bank is looking for caring, responsible, and respectful individuals or groups to help provide folks in our community with ongoing access to healthy foods. We are currently looking for volunteers to fill slots volunteering at distribution sites around Yolo County with socially distanced and contactless drive-thru and pick-up distributions. We also need volunteers to work on-site at Yolo Food Bank repackaging dry product, organizing boxes of food for residents in need, and assisting warehouse procedures. Please visit our website for more information about how you can help reduce food insecurity and continue providing our neighbors with free, fresh food during this ongoing crisis!

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger

WHEN

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

WHERE

233 Harter AvenueWoodlandWoodland, CA 95776

(38.6886,-121.76006)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Join us everyday, once a week, or once in a blue moon - whatever suits your availability!
  • Virtual Volunteer Orientation Required

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