Food Coordination Team

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ORGANIZATION: Lifelong Medical Care

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Are you passionate about making a meaningful impact in your community? Join us at LifeLong Medical Care in our mission to support the health and well-being of our patients in the Downtown Oakland Health Center . We are currently seeking dedicated volunteers who can assist in bringing donated fruit and vegetables to our site.

As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that our clinic's patients have access to fresh and nutritious produce. Your responsibilities will include:

Tuesday evenings shift: (6:00-7:00pm)

Building Rapport and Soliciting Donations: You will visit designated sites within the community to ask for donations of fruits and vegetables. Building positive relationships with donors is essential in fostering ongoing support for our clinic
Transportation of Donations: Once donations are secured, you will be responsible for transporting them safely. Your reliability and attention to detail will be key in ensuring that donations arrive fresh and intact.

Wednesday mornings shift: (8:00am-11:30am)

Transportation of Donations II: You will be transporting the vegetables and fruit to the clinic and setting up the Veggie Giveaway.
Food Distribution: You will distribute the food and vegetables to patients in the clinic.

By volunteering with us, you will not only be providing essential support to patients with different socioeconomic backgrounds but also contributing to the overall health and vitality of our community. Join us today and be part of something meaningful, where your actions can impact lives!

2 Shifts

  • 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM PST - FULL
  • 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM PST - Spots available: 1
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About Lifelong Medical Care

Location:

616 16th Street, Oakland CA 94612, Oakland, CA 94612, US

Mission Statement

LifeLong Medical Care provides high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; creates models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocates for continuous improvements in the health of our communities. OUR CORE VALUES We respect each person and celebrate the rich diversity of our communities. We believe all people are entitled to quality health care that serves the whole person. We are dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting a diverse, compassionate, and skilled staff. We are committed to eliminating health disparities. We maximize our impact on the health of our community through local, state and national partnerships. We continuously seek to hear our patients' voice as we assess, develop and improve our programs.

Description

Whether you’re a parent who wants to learn better ways to keep your kids and family healthy, an adult who wants to keep in shape, or a senior who needs a medical team that can provide care for your special health challenges, LifeLong is here for you. We welcome long-time residents and newcomers to our community. No matter what language you speak, or whether you have health insurance, you can count on us for help.


LifeLong Medical Care offers a sliding scale for low income patients based on family size and income. No Patient is denied health care services based on inability to pay.


Our services include:

  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Prenatal Care
  • Counseling/Mental Health Services
  • Women’s Health/Family Planning
  • Wellness & Health Education
  • Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care
  • Specialty Care Referrals
  • Dental Services

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Hunger
Community, Health & Medicine, Hunger

WHEN

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

WHERE

616 16th StreetOakland, CA 94612

(37.80742,-122.27442)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • The time commitment would be 4.5 hours or 1 hour or 3.5 a week every Tuesday and Wednesday depending on the shift(s) you do
  • -basic internet literacy, a licensed vehicle, cultural sensitivity

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