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ORGANIZATION: Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

The Community Food Bank needs volunteers to help distribute shelf-stable and fresh groceries to families and seniors in our community!

Volunteers will assist with loading product into client cars, traffic control, check-in, and walk-up distributions. Tasks will be assigned the day of by the supervisor.

Dress code: Read dress code requirements below for volunteering! Please be aware that failure to follow the dress code may result in dismissal from volunteer activity.

  • Comfortable, closed-toe and closed-heel shoes
  • Sun, weather, and food-safe clothing
    • Shirts must cover armpits, abdomen, and chest (no tank tops)
    • Shorts should not be too tight or short
    • No sandals
  • Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are advised
  • If you would like to wear gloves during distribution, please bring your own gloves

Safety Requirements: All volunteers must be aware of and uphold the safety expectations below in order to volunteer. Note: no lockers for storing personal items are available -- please leave them in your vehicle or at home.

  • Face masks are optional
  • Regularly wash/sanitize your hands before, during, and after your shift
  • Drink plenty of water to stay cool and hydrated
  • Volunteers agree that they feel safe and are able to perform essential tasks, including...
    • Standing for long periods of time
    • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs from the ground or over the head
    • Ability to bend, kneel, push, pull, and walk
  • No use of cell phones, iPods, headphones, etc. during shift
  • For food safety, do not chew gum or smoke while volunteering
  • No food or glass is permitted in the distribution area

NOTE that, on occasion, distribution times may extend past the allotted time or end early. If it extends, due to a large volume of clients, we ask that you stay to assist completion of all clients in distribution. Thank you for your flexibility!

4 Shifts

Some shifts have expired
  • Fri May 24, 2024 - morning / 07:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Wed Jun 12, 2024 - afternoon / 12:30 PM to 03:30 PM
  • Fri Jun 28, 2024 - morning / 07:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Wed May 08, 2024 - afternoon / 12:30 PM to 03:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Location:

3003 S. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713, US

Mission Statement

At the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, we change lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry today and building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow.

Description

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides food and food-related services throughout a 23,000 square-mile region of Southern Arizona including Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona distributes over 63,000 meals a day to members of our community with the support of over 300 local nonprofit agencies. Each year, we assist over 225,000 people through our programs and services. We provide distribution services from our main warehouse in Tucson and from four branch banks in Nogales, Green Valley, and Amado. We have a long history of consistent, reliable program delivery, providing Southern Arizona with a multitude of food-related programs and services including emergency food distribution, child hunger programs, home and community gardening, farmers’ markets, and SNAP (food stamp) application assistance.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Hunger
Community, Faith-Based, Hunger

WHEN

Wed May 08, 2024 - Thu Aug 01, 2024
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

5615 North Sanders RoadTucson, AZ 85743

(32.30964,-111.23605)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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