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ORGANIZATION: Seton Center, Inc.

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VOLUNTEER POSITION SUMMARY: Specialized tasks in the Food Pick-Up/Delivery duties include: Wear your Seton Center name badge, Use personal vehicle to drive/ride to participating organization(s), Carefully pick up donated foods from organizations’ personnel, Deliver food to Seton Center, Provide positive interactions with participating organizations’ personnel, Family Store customers & staff.


· Follow Seton Center’s policies, procedures and guidelines as presented to you in the volunteer orientation and on-going training.

· Perform the tasks presented to you by your staff supervisor. These tasks will be partially done off- and on-site of Seton Center, but could include requests for help in the Outreach Office and Family Store. Our goal is to follow the workload.

· Protect yourself and visitors by observing and encouraging others to follow Seton Center's current health protocols. Stay informed, alert, and creative in preventing injuries, illnesses, and accidents.

· Warmly greet all entering the area in which you are working, without engaging in in-depth discussions about the visitor’s personal concerns/needs.

· Occasionally update your knowledge about what our collaborating agencies and Seton Center programs and services offer by watching looping ads on the lobby’s television, and reading fliers, brochures, our website, and Facebook.

· Become familiar and update knowledge about safety and security measures; location of panic button, codes on the back of ID badge, use safety devices, etc.

· Interact and resolve conflict in positive ways with paid staff, fellow volunteers, clients, and customers to help create a pleasant, healthy & productive work environment.


· Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance

· Be a team player and enjoy volunteering independently

· Excellent interpersonal/customer service skills

· Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions

· Understanding of and compassion for the needs of all visitors

· Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality with personal, staff, volunteer, customer and client information


· Ability to perform basic math and computer functions

· Ability to stand, sit, bend, reach, walk, carry and drive to perform duties assigned

· Ability to lift items up to 50 lbs. with assistance

· Excellent vision and attention to detail to inspect the condition of donations and perform the functions of projects assigned

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About Seton Center, Inc.


226 East Lincoln Avenue, EMMITSBURG, MD 21727, US

Mission Statement

Seton Center, Inc.’s mission is to work with our neighbors to build a hopeful future, in the Spirit of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, through a focus on the self-sufficiency and well-being of the whole person.


Seton Center, Inc. is a social service organization in northern Frederick County MD. We provide financial assistance for mortgage, rent, utility, clothing and medical expenses. We also offer the Seton Family Store (thrift shop), and case management, programs and services to guide and support client growth in the areas of life skills such as literacy, financial and health management.

We serve those living at the federal poverty AND/OR the ALICE (Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed) rate; those working for wages that do not support even the basic living expenses. We believe that each person is unique and should be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of race, creed or financial status.




Thu Jun 20, 2024 - Wed Sep 18, 2024
09:45 AM - 10:30 AM


226 East Lincoln AvenueEmmitsburg, MD 21727



  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per month
  • Willingness to use personal vehicle for pick-up & delivery of foods.

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