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Mobile Food Bank Volunteer with Nourish Pierce County

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Nourish Pierce County

Feed your neighbors in need as a volunteer with us! As a mobile food bank volunteer, you directly contribute to our mission of providing nutritious food to people in need with compassion, dignity, and respect. Volunteering with Nourish Pierce County is a great way to meet new people, serve an immediate need in the community, and have some fun!

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet and welcome food bank clients
  • Help load groceries in clients cars
  • Help move boxes around and stage for distribution
  • Sort and bag fresh produce
  • Pack non-perishable grocery boxes
  • Assist with food distribution and replenish food bins
  • Clean food bank and assist with garbage disposal
  • Interact with all volunteers, staff and clients with compassion, dignity, and respect

Skills Necessary:

  • Must be physically fit and able to lift at least 20 pounds repeatedly throughout shifts
  • Ability to work on your feet for several hours
  • Must be able to step up and down from a truck
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfortable in a busy environment
  • Courtesy and helpfulness are expected
  • Closed toe shoes and shirts with sleeves are required
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to work in a team are required

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Hunger
Politics
Employment, Hunger, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Tacoma, WA 98408

(47.1907,-122.44485)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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