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Food Pantry Volunteers

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William Temple House

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Food Pantry Volunteers needed at William Temple House

William Temple House, in NW Portland, has openings for food pantry volunteers on Wednesdays, and Thursdays (volunteer shift is 10:30am to 1:30pm). *In the future we may also have available volunteer shifts on Tuesdays (from 10:30am to 1:30pm).

We distribute food boxes to clients outside of the building (on Tue, Wed, and Thur from 10:30am to 1:30pm), so volunteers do not interact with clients. Volunteers help assemble the food boxes in our food pantry, at stations laid out to maintain safe social distancing. *We provide Personal Protection Equipment (masks and gloves).


  • Be able to lift/carry.
  • Have good organizational skills.
  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Make a 3 month volunteer commitment

Please visit our web site at http://www.williamtemple.org/volunteer/ for more details about this volunteer position, and to complete the volunteer interest form. All applicants must submit a completed volunteer application and complete the volunteer interview.

For more information please contact Cliff Johnson, Director of Volunteers & Outreach, at cjohnson@williamtemple.org or (503)715-0248.

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About William Temple House


2023 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209, US

Mission Statement

William Temple House restores hope and renews strength in individuals and families in a welcoming and respectful atmosphere.


William Temple House gives the immediate support of emergency social services, but also provides long-term solutions through mental health counseling and 1:1 dialogue case management services. Funded by generous individuals, grantors, and the proceeds of the William Temple House Thrift Store, we’ve been operating in Portland for over 50 years.

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Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


2023 NW Hoyt StPortland, OR 97209



  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • One or more shifts every week.

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