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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
 

Help feed food insecure Hoosiers this summer at our Eskenazi CARE mobile pantry!

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ORGANIZATION: Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
CARE Mobile family

Ages 13+ (anyone under 18 must volunteer alongside a parent/guardian)

Is Outdoors

Best for volunteers who prefer customer service and customer interactions

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Loading cars as they come through the drive-thru
  • Directing traffic through the parking lot
  • Bagging bulk produce or food items into family size bags
  • Assisting families who walk up to the mobile pantry

Training Provided:

  • No experience required - we'll train you at the start of your first shift!

Safety Protocols:

  • Masks: Masks are optional for all volunteers, guests, and visitors as effective 2/28/2022.
  • Gloves required (bring your own or we can provide these for you)
  • Closed-toe shoes required

What else do I need to know?

  • This project requires repetitive lifting and bending
  • This project does take place outdoors. This is a rain or shine event, please dress for the weather.
  • Volunteers should be comfortable standing for a 3-hour shift with minimal breaks.
  • This project does take place in a fast-paced, drive-thru environment with heavy traffic so it may not be right for everyone.
  • Some accommodations can be made. Please let us know prior to signing up if you need accommodations so we can determine if this project is a good fit for you!

Impact of Assignment

  • Volunteers will help serve 500+ households each day we're open
  • Every volunteer hour = 130 meals.

Benefits to You:

  • Direct Service
  • Networking with other volunteers

9 Shifts

Some shifts have expired
  • Fri Jul 01, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Jul 08, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Jul 22, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Jul 29, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Aug 05, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Aug 12, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Aug 19, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Aug 26, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • Fri Jun 17, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Ages 13+
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Location:

3737 Waldemere Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46241, US

Mission Statement

To lead the fight against hunger

Description

Gleaners food bank receives donated food and nonfood items that are disbursed to charities that serve those in need in our community.

CAUSE AREAS

Hunger
Hunger

WHEN

Fri Jun 03, 2022 - Fri Aug 26, 2022
03:00 PM - 06:30 PM
This opportunity has 9 shifts

WHERE

Eskenazi Health Center5515 W 38th StreetIndianapolis, IN 46254

(39.8426,-86.2633)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • It's up to you! Sign up for one shift or sign up for the whole summer.
  • Ages 13+ (anyone under 18 does need to volunteer alongside a parent/guardian)

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