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ORGANIZATION: Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

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Are you interested in being a driving force for change and delivering nourishing foods to neighboring organizations? Join our Volunteer Delivery Driver Team at Second Harvest Foodbank!

Volunteer Delivery Drivers provide nourishing foods to our community by delivering up to 5 pallets of food to our partner organizations while using a Second Harvest vehicle.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this role please complete a volunteer application. In the application, under Assignment Preference, you will select the 'Volunteer Delivery Driver' to indicate you are applying for this position. We will review your application and get back to you within 72 hours of your application.

Have any questions? Contact Brie McNett, Volunteer Services Coordinator at briellam@shfbmadison.org or call 608.216.7214.

Read more about this role below!

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Loading the Vehicle:

  • Pick up Second Harvest vehicle at 2802 Dairy Drive, Madison WI 53718
  • Load the vehicle with the orders that are detailed on the delivery sheet.
  • Volunteers will be expected to sit; stand; walk; crouch; twist; reach with hands and arms; and lift between 20-30 pounds during the loading process

Delivering the Order:

  • Drive to the partner agency. Maps and directions will be provided for each location.
  • Upon arrival at the partner agency, help agency staff/volunteers unload food.

Returning the Vehicle:

  • Return the vehicle back to Second Harvest following the shift.
  • Tidy the vehicle for the next driver and return the keys to the Distribution Center.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Have a current driver’s license, good driving record, and be able to pass the following:
    • Motor vehicle registration check
    • Criminal background check
  • Friendly, patient, with an eye for detail.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Most lifting will be less, and assistance with any heavy lifting may be available.
  • Volunteers will have some interaction with community members and Second Harvest partners during their delivery and are expected to follow SHFB policies and procedures.
  • This role will drive a Box Truck to make deliveries.

SCHEDULE:

  • Drivers are assigned a regular, agreed upon schedule.
  • Routes are typically Monday through Friday between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

COMMITMENT:

  • Minimum 6-month commitment

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 21 years and above
  • Approved Second Harvest volunteer
  • Completed motor vehicle registration check and criminal background check before first delivery
  • Onboarding and driver training to be completed before service begins

LOCATION:

  • Second Harvest Foodbank Distribution Center, 2802 Dairy Drive, Madison, WI, 53718
  • Volunteer Delivery Drivers are assigned agreed-upon routes within our 16-county service area

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    Drivers are assigned a regular, agreed upon schedule
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About Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

Location:

2802 Dairy Dr., Madison, WI 53718, US

Mission Statement

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin exists to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin.

Description

For more information, visit www.secondharvestsw.org.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

2802 Dairy DriveMadison, WI 53718

(43.05825,-89.2958)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • • Minimum 6-month commitment
  • • 21 years and above • Approved Second Harvest volunteer • Completed motor vehicle registration check and criminal background check before first delivery • Onboarding and driver training to be completed before service begins

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