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ORGANIZATION: DepaulUSA - Casa Milagrosa

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

VOLUNTEER ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Third Wednesday of the Month: 7:00 am to 12:30 pm

On the Third Wednesday of the month we host our Monthly Food Distribution event on site. Volunteers can expect a larger group of fellow volunteers on these days and to work alongside other volunteers in various capacities, including sorting, packing and distributing fresh produce. The following roles will be available:

Food Sorter and Packer: These volunteers are tasked with assisting the driver in unloading pallets of food. Moving and arranging produce boxes to the packing area to facilitate the packing process. Pack produce bags/boxes with predetermined quantities of produce items. Once packed, place packed bags/boxes in distribution tables.

Food Distributor: Volunteers distribute pre-packaged produce boxes/bags and help our guests with loading into their carts or vehicles if necessary. Clean up, including breaking down boxes and removing empty pallets if applicable.

Guest Greeter/Registration:

If you’re bilingual and able to assist clients at distribution sites, we need your help as a client greeter and registration volunteer. A guest greeter and registration volunteer is the first point of contact for guests at Casa Milagrosas distribution site. These volunteers must have a cheerful, welcoming demeanor and a willingness to welcome new clients. The greeter and registration volunteer is responsible for: Answering questions clients may have (in their preferred language), Setting expectations for the distribution and helping new guests navigate the distribution.

Brief job descriptions are provided here. More details are shared in a welcoming email.

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About DepaulUSA - Casa Milagrosa

Location:

161 S. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057, US

Mission Statement

We aim to end homelessness and change the lives of those affected by it. Our vision is of a society in which everyone, across the world, has a place to call home and a stake in their community.

Description

In April 2022, The Daughters of Charity and Depaul USA launched the Casa Milagrosa day resource center after rehabbing a building in the Westlake District. The day resource center offers guests a hot breakfast, a computer room, access to hygiene services, housing support, food distribution events and case
management.

The goal is to assist people to get their own accommodation and help them towards a
brighter and more dignified future.

The center is open from 7:30am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday serving a hot breakfast starting at 8am.

Follow DepaulUSA Casa Milagrosa on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. @casamilagrosa

For Inquiries or Volunteer Opportunities Contact us at:

Depaul USA Casa Milagrosa
161 S. Alvarado Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
t: 213-294-2440
www.depaulusa.org
email: casa.milagrosa@depaulusa.org

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Community, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

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WHERE

161 South Alvarado StreetLos Angeles, CA 90057

(34.0652,-118.27153)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Ushering
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-5 hour commitment in 1 day.
  • Attire: Casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes. Volunteers need to be able to lift boxes above 20 lbs., this will require bending and lifting. ‚Äč***Volunteer opportunities for court-mandated service hours must be approved***

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