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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 Client Services Volunteers on Thursdays (volunteer shift is 10am to 12:30pm). *We also need volunteers to help on an 'on-call' basis - filling in for shifts as needed (24 hour notice is provided, when possible), on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday (volunteer shifts are from 10am to12:30pm, or from 12:30pm to 3pm).


  • Stock food pantry and supply center shelves with the assistance of other staff and volunteers.
  • Maintain cleanliness and neatness of pantry area with the assistance of other staff and volunteers.
  • Welcome clients and assist in the distribution of emergency food, hygiene items and other supplies to a diverse client population.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with fellow volunteers, staff, and occasionally challenging clients.
  • Be able to lift and carry 25+lbs. Able to work on feet. This is a physical job.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must.
  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Make a 3 month volunteer commitment.

Please visit our web site at http://www.williamtemple.org/volunteer/ 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.


Founded 55 years ago, WTH is a beloved nonprofit organization that restores hope and renews strength in individuals and families in a welcoming and respectful atmosphere. With low and no-cost mental health counseling, a food pantry, and faith-neutral spiritual care, we lend a helping hand to Portland’s most vulnerable populations. We serve the whole person-mind, body, and spirit. A social enterprise, our thrift store, provides revenue to support our operations.

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2023 NW Hoyt StPortland, OR 97209



  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization




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

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