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The Food Depot - Sorting and Repackaging Food Donations

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ORGANIZATION: The Food Depot

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The Food Depot

Warehouse Volunteer Job Description

Objective: Volunteers at The Food Depot warehouse primarily evaluate the quality of donated food and repack food purchased in bulk into smaller packages. Both of these activities prepare food acquired by The Food Depot for distribution to people in need.

Location: 1222 A Siler Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator, Pauline Montoya, or Volunteer Program Manager, Steven Bolin

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating the quality of donated and bulk purchased foods
  • Sorting donated food
  • Repackaging bread, produce, and bulk dry goods
  • Packaging pantry and produce bag/boxes
  • Repackaging donated and purchased diapers

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds
  • Sure-footed and able to stand for an entire 2.5-hour shift
  • Ability to complete repetitive motions, bend, lift and twist
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to accept guidance and instructions from staff

Dress Code: Closed-toed, non-slip shoes; clean long pants or shorts (depending on the task) and The Food Depot logoed sleeved shirts; hair pulled back into a hairnet, excessive or dangly jewelry removed.

Time Commitment: One or more shifts a month.

Schedule Intervals: Shifts are daily, M-F, either 9 - 11:30 AM (Morning Shift) or 1:30 - 4 PM (Afternoon Shift).

2 Shifts

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • afternoon / 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Food Depot

Location:

1222 Siler Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507, US

Mission Statement

The Food Depot fosters healthy communities by engaging a network of partners and developing solutions to create a hunger-free New Mexico.

Description

As the food bank for nine counties, The Food Depot provides food to nearly 40,000 people experiencing hunger annually. Over 35 % of hunger needs are addressed through direct service programs operated by The Food Depot. The majority (65%) of The Food Depot’s hunger relief services involves food distribution to over 81 nonprofit agencies through 145 locations including food pantries, meal programs, shelters, youth programs, shelters, and senior centers. The Food Depot provides more than 430,000 meals to people in need - the most vulnerable of our community - children, seniors, working families and those in ill health.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

1222 Siler RoadSanta Fe, NM 87507

(35.65881,-105.99525)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Advocacy
  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 or more a month
  • Complete an application via https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/ab55fecc-c35e-4976-983b-cacc1fa51928/3

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