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Food Pantry Volunteer in Clairemont

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army

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Help The Salvation Army distribute as much food as possible to clients in need. This is a great opportunity to do good in your community.

Food Pantry Volunteers help set up and break down the food sorting area and sort incoming food donations. Volunteers also help bag food to distribute to clients, this could include food bags for one person or large families. Volunteers must be comfortable interacting with clients from all walks of life including those experiencing homelessness.

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

Time Commitment: Shifts are 2 hours and take place on Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00am - 12:00pm or 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

Signing Up: Volunteers can select their preferred shift and sign up using The Salvation Army's registration system. Sign up here for the Food Pantry Assistant Volunteers position at the San Diego Citadel Corps location.

Physical Requirements: Volunteers must be able to lift a minimum of 15 pounds and stand for the duration of the shift. This is a very active volunteer opportunity where bending and moving around is required. Unfortunately no accommodations for individuals with physical limitations can be made for this particular role. This project space is not wheelchair accessible.

Desirable Skills/Experience: Bilingual - Spanish, previous experience working with the unsheltered population, ability to be compassionate towards those experiencing homelessness, good customer service skills a plus.

Waiver: Volunteers will be asked to sign a consent waiver once on site.

Attire: The Salvation Army wants all volunteers to be comfortable while working, therefore they ask all volunteers to wear comfortable clothing including closed-toe shoes. Please use discretion in your attire and appearance, no revealing or baggy clothing and keep a neat and clean appearance while volunteering. If you are unclear as to what is appropriate, please check in with the volunteer supervisor.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an international Christian Church. Its mission is to help others without discrimination. They do so by providing a variety of services such as adult rehabilitation, community social services programs such as food distributions, senior programs, holiday assistance programs, and many other services.

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About The Salvation Army

Location:

6605 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92115, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

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The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Veterans & Military Families
Homeless & Housing, Hunger, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Wed Sep 21, 2022 - Sat Dec 31, 2022
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

San Diego, CA 92117

(32.82508,-117.20293)
 

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