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Lead Volunteer Position: Home Delivery Food Box Packing

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ORGANIZATION: North Helpline

  • 7 people are interested

North Helpline believes all deserve adequate food, housing, and respect. We assist our neighbors in obtaining basic needs that affirm their human dignity and worth. North Helpline provides critical human services to over 1,500 clients each week in an effort to reduce the impact of hunger and poverty in greater north Seattle.

North Helpline is actively seeking volunteers for the position of Home Delivery Packing Lead Volunteer. This position will require the volunteer to arrive shortly before the start of the Home Delivery Box Packing and guide the process of setup.

Responsibilities :

  • Set up tables and food for box packing
  • Assist in directing volunteers
  • Restock food and hygiene items as needed
  • Ensure areas are kept clean and sanitary
  • Lead in closing to put food, tables and supplies away
  • Support volunteers by offering breaks and answering questions
  • Audit completed boxes for accuracy and alignment with dietary restrictions
  • Work with drivers to locate boxes for pick-up and answer questions

Qualifications

  • Volunteers should be scheduled for one (1) shift per week on a consistent basis with the ideal goal of a six month commitment
  • All volunteer leads are expected to have completed all trainings and to stay current on best practices.
  • Be organized and maintain attention to detail
  • Coordination and communication skills to facilitate working with team members
  • Comfortable working in a shared and dynamic work environment
  • Commitment to building an anti-racist organization

Physical Requirements :

This position will require volunteers to be on their feet most of the time, the ability to work with three to four other individuals, to keep track of multiple projects at once and to respond to new information. Volunteers will need to bend and lift up to 20 lbs regularly. Noise levels in the warehouse are consistent with a grocery store. The warehouse is not temperature controlled and volunteers should dress for the weather.


Hiring Process / Timeline

  • For more information or to express interest in this position, please contact us at volunteers@northhelpline.org . Please include "Volunteer Lead: Home Delivery Packing Lead Volunteer" in the subject line of your email.

1 Shift

  • 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM
    Tuesday and Thursday schedule
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About North Helpline

Location:

12736 33rd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125, US

Mission Statement

We believe that all deserve adequate food, housing, and respect. We assist our neighbors in obtaining basic needs that affirm their human dignity and worth.

Description

North Helpline is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1989 by concerned citizens, business leaders, service organizations, and local church members who saw their neighbors experiencing difficult times. Recognized by such organizations as the United Way, the Seattle Foundation, the City of Seattle, and the Greater Seattle Council of Churches. North Helpline provides a variety of emergency services to local residents; including a food bank, financial aid to prevent evictions and utility shut-offs, hygiene supplies, diapers and baby food; and referrals to other agencies that help residents get back on their feet.

We distribute food to our neighbors in North Seattle three times a week, keeping over 1,200 individuals fed. Our work would not be possible without the thousands of volunteer hours served here every year.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

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

WHERE

12736 33rd Ave NESeattle, WA 98125

(47.72242,-122.29197)
 

SKILLS

  • Group Facilitation
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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