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Food Preparation and Distribution

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ORGANIZATION: East Oakland Boxing Association

  • 1 person is interested

Position Summary:

East Oakland Boxing Association is currently seeking Volunteers to assist with our on-site Food Distribution Program. The Food Distribution Volunteer works closely with staff and other volunteers to help sort groceries and produce, package produce and distribute bagged food to our community. Client choice

Upon arrival, check in with the Food Pantry for instructions. Per current CDC requirements, Volunteers are required to wear masks, provide Covid-19 vaccination proof and wear gloves, remain socially distant and follow safety and hygiene protocols.

Primary Duties:

  • Help unload donated food from the delivery vehicle
  • Sort, bag, and distribute food to the community
  • Disinfect work station before and after each shift
  • Light janitorial tasks at the end of each shift as needed

Abilities and Attributes:

  • Commitment to following food safety guidelines
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to stand, lift and bend.
  • Bilingual welcome.

Time Requirement and Schedule:

Food Distribution Event:

Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with EOBA!

More opportunities with East Oakland Boxing Association

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About East Oakland Boxing Association

Location:

816 98th Ave, Oakland, CA 94603, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment in which the children and youth of East Oakland can feel secure as they learn life skills, achieve success in school, and build self-esteem in preparation for their futures.

Description

The East Oakland Boxing Association (EOBA) is an non-profit youth development organization, founded by Stanley Garcia in 1987. Since then, the East Oakland Boxing Association and Smartmoves Program has provided free services to over 20,000 children and youth ages 6-20.

In addition to fitness training and boxing, the EOBA Smartmoves Program provides free tutoring, mentoring, computer skills, nutrition education, arts and enrichment activities for children ages 6-13. Typically, there are more than 50 youth that attend the Smartmoves Program daily. We are a year round program that operates Monday through Friday from 3pm-6pm during the school year and Monday through Friday 11am-5pm during the summer months.

The summer program focuses on a rounded education with academics in the morning, a healthy and nutritious lunch provided by the City of Oakland Summer Lunch Program, arts and enrichment activities, field trips, and gardening in which the youth learn to nurture plants and how to eat well. Youth also have the opportunity to bring fresh fruits and vegetables home to share with their families.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Hunger
Children & Youth, Crisis Support, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

816 98th AvenueOakland, CA 94603

(37.73815,-122.1805)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Mask, Vaccination, Background Check required

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