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Walk with Friends Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Health Education Council

Day: Every Friday through Dec 16 th

Time: 8am-10am

Location(s): West Sacramento Family Resource Center (1200 Anna St, West Sacramento, CA 95605) and Elkhorn Elementary School (750 Cummins Way, West Sacramento, CA 95605)

Language Requirements: English/Spanish or English/Russian or English/Ukrainian

Description: Walk with Friends is a program run by the nonprofit Health Education Council. At this program, community member comes together once a week to get in steps, socially connect, and receive fresh produce free of charge. We are looking for a volunteer to help our staff pick up produce at the West Sacramento Family Resource Center at 8am and then bring it to Elkhorn Elementary. The volunteer will then help our staff lead the walk, distribute community resources and educational materials, and help distribute the produce from 8:30am-10am.

Responsibilities:

  • Be able to drive to and from food bank and distribution
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Vehicle Space to load produce from food bank pick up site into car and unload at school
  • Represent the Health Education Council by promoting healthy habits
  • Help with coordinating Walk with Friends program including: sign in sheet, resource dissemination, lead group stretch among other tasks

More opportunities with Health Education Council

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Health Education Council

Location:

3950 Industrial Boulevard, Ste 600, West Sacramento, CA 95691, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Health Education Council is to 'promote healthy communities'. HEC pursues its mission through health education/ promotion programs and partnerships with organizations that serve at risk populations; particularly the medically underserved and ethnic minorities. Our emphasis is on expanding volunteer involvement in underserved communities, facilitating empowerment, and effecting sustainable change.

Description

The Health Education Council is dedicated to promoting quality of life and community norms which include the prevention of diseases; the right to a healthy environment; respect for individual rights, cultural traditions, ethnic and linguistic diversity, shared community responsibility and involvement; and innovative and visionary responses which meet the unique needs of the populations we serve.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Hunger
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations West Sacramento, CA 95605

(38.59747,-121.53129)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2.5 hours/week

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