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NE Emergency Food Program Needs Volunteers!!

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Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 233 people are interested
Typical shopping experience at NEFP!

The Northeast Emergency Food Program (NEFP) serves 800 low-income families every month with a shopping cart full of fresh produce, meat, basic dry goods, as well as clothes and personal care items. Volunteers needed to sort food donations and stock shelves in the morning, and to shop with clients in the afternoon.

We are set up like a grocery store, and have clients shop around themselves, choosing what to take. We believe this method upholds the dignity of our clients and respects their cultural, religious, and personal dietary restrictions.

We are open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Morning shift from 9am - 12pm, afternoon shift from 1pm - 4:30pm.

We have volunteer opportunities primarily on Thursdays and Saturdays we are hoping to fill. Thursday we have an afternoon shift from 1-4:30 and Saturdays we have both a morning (9-12:30) and an afternoon shift (1-4:30) available! You work most directly with the clients during the afternoon shift, while the morning is mostly stocking and organizing.

Great way to earn community service hours for school.

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About Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

Location:

0245 SW Bancroft Street, Portland, OR 97201, US

Mission Statement

To discern and respond to the Divine call for the unity of all peoples under God.To build a just and loving human community in Oregon and in the world.To explore and respect the various faith traditions.To challenge the people of God to be effective stewards of the resources entrusted to their care.

Description

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is an association of 17 Christian denominations including Protestant, Orthodox and Roman Catholic religious bodies that work together to respond as a people of faith to the needs of Oregonians. Our response comes to life through a commitment to three streams of ministry: Community Ministry, Public Policy Advocacy, and Theological Education and Dialogue.

Community
Hunger
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4800 NE 72nd AvePortland, OR 97218

(45.55805,-122.58845)
 

SKILLS

  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14

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